Serving up your September streaming guide: 8 great new podcasts to stream this month

round up September 15, 2022

We’ve gathered 8, fascinating new podcasts that launched this month. Hear a jaw-dropping series about a dentist who moonlighted as a cocaine kingpin in the late ’70s and early ’80s. For analysis of the 2022 midterm elections, check out “Campaign HQ with David Plouffe” and “The Run-Up.”

True crime fans might enjoy “The Letter,” detailing a random act of violence in 1996 that claimed a life, injured a second victim, and shocked an entire community. In another new podcast, Anderson Cooper shares his personal journey of grief and loss in heartfelt conversations recorded after his mother’s death.

Scroll through our complete guide to catch up on the best new podcasts this September.

Wolves Among Us

Wolves Among Us

Listen to ‘Wolves Among Us’

C13Originals’ true crime anthology series “Wolves Among Us” shares “The Larry Lavin Story,” a dentist who moonlighted as a cocaine kingpin from 1978 to 1984. On the podcast, Lavin explains the story in his own words along with his friends, business associates, drug runners, law enforcement, and more. Hear about Lavin’s double life, how he became one of the FBI’s top 10 most wanted fugitives, and how his story impacted the community.

Campaign HQ with David Plouffe

Campaign HQ with David Plouffe

Listen to ‘Campaign HQ with David Plouffe’

Campaign HQ” is back for another season, hosted by former President Barack Obama’s campaign manager, White House Senior Advisor, and the creator behind Obama’s winning presidential campaigns, David Plouffe. This season covers the 2022 Midterm Elections, the candidates, and races in key states. Plouffe will share insight on elections for the House, Senate, Secretary of State, Attorney General, and gubernatorial positions. 

Sisters of the Underground

Sisters of the Underground

Listen to ‘Sisters of the Underground’

3 “Sisters of the Underground” led a resistance movement to free the Dominican Republic from Rafael Trujillo’s dictatorship, inspired change, and impacted the country forever. This 8-episode historical podcast shares Patria, Minerva, and María Teresa Mirabal’s legendary story, executive produced by Eva Longoria and Dania Ramirez, presented by My Cultura Network.

The Letter

The Letter

Listen to ‘The Letter’

In 1996, longtime friends Zachary Snarr and Yvette Rodier traveled to the mountains near their home in Salt Lake City to photograph the rising full moon. During their trip, a 19-year-old stranger killed Zachary and injured Yvette. “The Letter” investigates how this crime devastated the community, and you’ll hear from Yvette, Zachary’s family, and more in episodes.

All There Is with Anderson Cooper

Listen to ‘All There Is with Anderson Cooper’

Join Anderson Cooper’s personal journey through grief and loss on his new weekly podcast. Cooper began recording after his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, passed away, and he was packing up her apartment. While sorting through her belongings, journals, and personal things left by his brother and father, Cooper shares poignant conversations about lost loved ones, items left behind, and moving forward with love, loss, and laughter. “All There Is with Anderson Cooper” is presented by CNN.

The Run-Up

Listen to ‘The Run-Up’

The New York Times’ “The Run-Up” covers elections and how we arrived at this political moment with reporter Astead Herndon. In episodes, Herndon will discuss topics like the stakes of 2022’s midterm elections, the voting system, and much more.



Listen to ‘KILLED’

KILLED” shares revealing stories axed by the media when deemed too risky to report. In each episode, host Justine Harman speaks with journalists, editors, and others who were front and center for the stories’ drama. They’ll explore publications’ ultimate decisions to publish or scrap writers’ work. You might already be familiar with several of these stories that were published elsewhere after they were killed from their original publication.

Raised By Ricki with Ricki Lake and Kalen Allen

Listen to ‘Raised By Ricki with Ricki Lake and Kalen Allen’

Lemonada’s “Raised By Ricki with Ricki Lake and Kalen Allen” is a hilarious rewatch and cultural analysis podcast. Ricki is re-living her ’90s talk show The Ricki Lake Show with podcast co-host, TV personality, and digital creator Kalen Allen. They’ll be joined by guests like John Waters, Rosie O’Donnell, Andy Cohen, producers, former guests, former audience members, and many more.

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