How EarBuds Podcast Collective works:

Each week, a theme is chosen by one of our curators. That curator finds 5 podcast episodes (from anywhere!) to go along with that theme. Listen to these podcasts by clicking on the links above, through the RadioPublic app, or you can find (most of) them on your favorite podcast app (iTunes, Stitcher, Overcast…)

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PODCAST CURATOR’S NAME: Jim Szabo, host of the Second Hand Stories podcast.

WHY THIS THEME?: Finding a podcast that tells fictional stories is like finding a needle in a very large haystack. These five podcasts are the cure to your audiobooks-are-way-too-long-and-expensive blues!

MONDAY EPISODE (10/23): Levar Burton Reads – “Kin” by Bruce McAllister – 35 minutes

TUESDAY EPISODE (10/24): The New Yorker Fiction Podcast – Jonathan Franzen Reads David Means – 50 minutes

WEDNESDAY EPISODE (10/25): Stories Podcast – The Wonders of Snake Oil – 23 minutes

THURSDAY EPISODE (10/26): Second Hand Stories – Cranes Equal Life44 minutes

FRIDAY EPISODE (10/27): No Extra Words – Losing Sleep33 minutes


SHAMELESS PROMO: Check out my podcast, Second Hand Stories! If you have a story to share with us, or if you want some more fiction in your life, head on over to our website.

CROWD-SOURCING QUESTION: Do you prefer reading books and e-books, or listening to audiobooks?​