Host/Producer: Lea Thau
Through conversations about life and death, love and heartbreak, and everything in between, people share the most intimate stories about their lives.
Recommended Episode: “Gay Talese: Committed Voyeur” The acclaimed narrative writer talks candidly about his relationship with his wife, Nan, and the strains that his work has put on their marriage.
Host: Phoebe Judge
Launched in January, this side project by three radio producers delivers monthly stories about crime and punishment that go beyond the typical whodunits
Recommended Episode: “Dropping Like Flies” An exploration into the underworld of Venus flytrap poaching in North Carolina, from the day laborers who collect them to the medical researchers buying them
Host: Roman Mars
Digestible narrative stories that explain some of the countless ways that design and architecture affect our lives, inform our decisions, and make the world more interesting
Recommended episode: “Cover Story” From the iconic imagery of Esquire in the 1960s to the garish yellow type of supermarket tabloids today, a top-to-bottom look at what goes into a magazine cover
Hosts: Aaron Lammer, Max Linsky, and Evan Ratliff
Weekly conversations about the art of narrative nonfiction with some of the craft’s best practitioners, hosted by longform.org
Recommended episode: “Episode 43: Margalit Fox” In a break from their typical subjects, Linsky interviews The New York Times obituary writer about crafting stories from the lives of the recently deceased