Your podcast forecast this weekend: 5 shows to binge over the next few days

round up November 12, 2021

In the latest edition of Podsauce’s weekend guide, we’re celebrating veterans with a podcast honoring service members. We’ve been listening to an Audacy original news series hosted by journalist Lynda Lopez. Catch up on business news and innovation economy updates with an entrepreneurial podcast.

Get puzzled over the next few days with a riddle and brain teaser show where you can test yourself alongside the hosts as they solve conundrums each episode. Or put your sleuthing skills to work with a true crime podcast, reinvestigating a triple homicide in California.

Have a great weekend, everyone!

Tune into Podsauce’s weekend listening guide below:

Connect the Dots

Listen to ‘Connect the Dots’

Audacy is thrilled to present “Connect the Dots,” an investigative podcast hosted by WCBS Newsradio’s Lynda Lopez. Each week on the podcast, Lopez tackles important questions, shares news, and interviews guests. A recent episode explored when people started to doubt President Biden. At the beginning of November, Lopez investigated when American workers went on strike. In another recent episode, we learned about street vendors balancing their passion for food and customers with adversity, securing business permits while facing inequalities. Check out new, weekly episodes.

American Veteran: Unforgettable Stories

Listen to ‘American Veteran: Unforgettable Stories’

This week, Podsauce is celebrating veterans and those currently serving our nation. We listened to the GBH Podcasts’ series, “American Veteran: Unforgettable Stories” sharing stories from nine veterans. Hosted by Marine Corps vet Phil Klay, and author of Redeployment, this podcast is based on PBS’ TV series by the same name. Each episode focuses on one vet’s story, some being told for the first time since returning from war. Listeners will hear a firsthand account from D-Day, an Army chef in Iraq, an Army nurse in Vietnam, and more. Tune in for new episodes until the end of November 2021.


Listen to ‘Strangeland’

“Strangeland” is trending! It’s a true crime series from audiochuck | Western Sound about cases in immigrant neighborhoods, hosted by interpreter Sharon Choi and journalist Ben Adair. They’ll delve into a triple homicide case in Koreatown where Robin Cho was named a suspect and gave police the run-around in LA. The hosts reinvestigated the case, Cho’s motives, visited the DNA lab where testing occurred, and found many holes in Cho’s story. This season, Sharon and Ben explored the courtroom drama, shared the verdict, and the new DNA test results. All 10 episodes are now streaming.

Hey Riddle Riddle

Listen to ‘Hey Riddle Riddle’

“Hey Riddle Riddle” is a puzzling podcast. Why’s that? The hosts are testing their knowledge and yours with brain teasers, riddles, whodunnits, and more. This weekly Headgum series is pretty fun and hosted by Chicagoans Adal Rifai, Erin Keif, and John Patrick Coan. Tune in for some challenging questions, and maybe even learn some facts to share during your next round of trivia with friends.

The Prof G Pod with Scott Galloway

Listen to ‘The Prof G Pod with Scott Galloway’

“The Prof G Pod with Scott Galloway” is an entrepreneurial podcast answering listeners’ questions about the innovation economy, stocks, and what you can do to benefit from this info. Galloway is a best-selling author, entrepreneur, and professor with plenty of insight to share. Recent episodes discussed inflation and meme stocks with Charles Schwab’s Chief Investment Strategist, Liz Ann Sonders. Data journalist and NYU professor Meredith Broussard joined Galloway to investigate Google’s anti-competitive behavior. Galloway dedicated an entire episode to a listener’s question about Amazon’s marketplace and third-party sellers. To learn more about the economy, check out Galloway’s new, semiweekly episodes by Vox Media Podcast Network.

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