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Entertainment

Oh, hi, the most popular and controversial podcast in recent memory has dropped its second season this morning, taking all of us completely by surprise! Merry Christmas and Happy Hannukah!

Yep, Serial is back, and true to early rumors, the second season addresses the mystery of Bowe Bergdahl, the ArmyREAD MORE »


News

NPR’s “Serial” podcast ended back in December, but if you were a rabid fan of Sarah Koenig’s deep dive into the case of Adnan Syed, convicted in 1999 in the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, your obsession probably didn’t end with Koenig’s mealy-mouthed conclusion. A lot has happened since then, after all. Jay Wilds, Syed’s supposed… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Rapping comedian Zach Sherwin released a rap about Serial over the show’s theme song yesterday, just in time for the show’s finale on Thursday. (It’s a great idea — the song makes for an awesome beat!) Sherwin addresses most of the conversations that have surrounded the podcast: The exploitation of Hae Min Lee’s death for… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Oh my godddddddd, my prayers have been answered! Dear Sugar, the advice column from the Rumpus penned (mostly) by my beloved Cheryl Strayed — the best of which was compiled for the book Tiny Beautiful Things – is COMING BACK in podcast form. I am seriously so excited. This is the best news… READ MORE »


News

So, I binge. I binge a lot. I binge-watch whole series of TV shows to make it bearable to do the dishes, clean, and cook; I binge-listened to This American Life and Snap Judgment to make my last two jobs — editing product photos and chopping fruit — more bearable. I binged my way through… READ MORE »


Entertainment

Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do,READ MORE »


Love & Sex

My Tuesday evening ritual consists of the following: an hour and a half of yoga and meditation, followed by a hot bubble bath, in which I either drink a glass of wine or eat a Haagen-Daz Coffee Crunch ice cream bar, while wearing a mud mask and lisening to Dan Savage’s Savage Love podcast. I… READ MORE »