News & Talk
To The Best Of Our Knowledge
To The Best Of Our Knowledge is a nationally-syndicated, Peabody award-winning public radio show that dives headlong into the deeper end of ideas. We have conversations with novelists and poets, scientists and software engineers, journalists and...
How I Built This with Guy Raz
Guy Raz interviews the world’s best-known entrepreneurs to learn how they built their iconic brands. In each episode, founders reveal deep, intimate moments of doubt and failure, and share insights on their eventual success. How I Built This is a...
Innovation Hub looks at how to reinvent our world – from medicine to education, relationships to time management. Great thinkers and great ideas, designed to make your life better.
Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from...
Radiolab is on a curiosity bender. We ask deep questions and use investigative journalism to get the answers. A given episode might whirl you through science, legal history, and into the home of someone halfway across the world. The show is known for...
Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen
The Peabody Award-winning Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen, from PRI, is a smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt introduces the people who are creating and shaping our culture. Life is busy – so let...
TED Radio Hour
Exploring the biggest questions of our time with the help of the world's greatest thinkers. Host Manoush Zomorodi inspires us to learn more about the world, our communities, and most importantly, ourselves.Get more brainy miscellany with TED Radio...
Open Source with Christopher Lydon
Christopher Lydon in conversation on arts, ideas and politics
Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.
Commonwealth Club of California Podcast
The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's largest public affairs forum. The nonpartisan and nonprofit Club produces and distributes programs featuring diverse viewpoints from thought leaders on important topics. The Club's weekly radio...
Think is a daily, topic-driven interview and call-in program hosted by Krys Boyd covering a wide variety of topics ranging from history, politics, current events, science, technology and emerging trends to food and wine, travel, adventure, and...
Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates
America feels divided. From the most salient questions about our national identity and place in the world, to fundamental concerns about technology, religion, the economy, and public policy, Intelligence Squared U.S. is here to help. A respite from...
State of the Bay
CITY VISIONS has a new name and look.Introducing the new STATE OF THE BAY.Every Monday at 6 p.m., beginning March 15.We’ve always been more than just “The City.” We talk about the entire Bay Area and its connections to California, and beyond. And as...
TED Talks Daily
Every weekday, TED Talks Daily brings you the latest talks in audio. Join host and journalist Elise Hu for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world's...
Word of Mouth (NHPR)
Word of Mouth is the sound of new ideas, hosted by Virginia Prescott.
Binah features creative voices from the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. In this series, we bring you remarkable artists and thinkers who’ve come to speak at the JCCSF as part of their Arts & Ideas program.
Indiana Jones: Myth, Reality and 21st Century Archaeology
This show targets an audience interested in archaeology. It explores myths surrounding this exotic, often misunderstood field and acquaints listeners with the contemporary practice of unearthing the human past. Themes range from Dr. Schuldenrein’s own...
Readings, debates, lectures from around Seattle, and so much more. Hear fascinating talks by authors, intellectuals, officials and regular folks with important stories recorded live.
A weekly podcast featuring the leading thinkers in business and management.
Smart people talking about politics, policy, culture and other stuff
Smart people talking about politics, policy, culture and other stuff
Classical 89 is pleased to bring you thoughtful, educated voices in our radio interview program Thinking Aloud. As a service to the community at large, we offer regular interviews with scholars, students, and campus guests, on a broad range of topics.
The Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast
The Partially Examined Life is a podcast by some guys who were at one point set on doing philosophy for a living but then thought better of it. Each episode, we pick a short text and chat about it with some balance between insight and flippancy. You...
ALOUD @ Los Angeles Public Library
ALOUD is the Library Foundation of Los Angeles' award-winning literary series of live conversations, readings and performances at the historic Central Library and locations throughout Los Angeles.
Robert Wright's Nonzero
Conversations with a series of people who have nothing in common except that program host Robert Wright is curious about what they’re thinking.nonzero.substack.com
City Arts and Lectures
Join Linda in hearing some of the most celebrated writers, artists and thinkers of our day as they address comtemporary ideas and values, often discussing the creative process. These unique programs offer diverse perspectives on literature, criticism,...
Are you Hearing Voices? Well, you ain't heard nuthin' yet. Hearing Voices from NPR is a weekly sixty-minute stream of "driveway moments" all connected by a theme; the best stories, sound-portraits, slam poets, docs, dramas, features, and found-sound.
Arts and Ideas (WGBH)
Every Sunday, Arts & Ideas showcases an international mix of radio documentaries, journalism, and interviews on a variety of topics, including international politics and public policy, science and health, and comedy and the arts. Join Jay Allison as...
New research on how society works
TVO Big Ideas
Big Ideas is a showcase of contemporary intellectual culture. It features lectures about subjects that shape our public debates, challenge our perceptions and contribute to our understanding of an increasingly complex world. Academics, authors and...
Dialogue (Wilson Center)
Dialogue at the Wilson Center is an award-winning weekly radio program hosted by John Milewski that explores the world of ideas through conversations with renowned public figures, scholars, journalists, and authors. Dialogue goes beyond the...
Clinton School Presents
Interviews with the distinguished guests that visit the Clinton School of Public Service.
Disassociation Nation is a provocative, rapid fire current events talk show hosted by Niz. Buckle up and hold on tight as he cuts through the fluff, spin, and propaganda of the mainstream media with reason, sarcasm, and wit. With open phone lines and...
Interviews with people who've written interesting things. Or who've done interesting things! Or who could make it to the studio on short notice.
SHE DOES podcast, hosted by Elaine Sheldon and Sarah Ginsburg, showcases conversations with women making their mark in media. Going beyond their current career status, we explore each woman's past to understand how their personality, background and...
Every month, an Arkansas scientist or expert provides insight on a science topic as a guest on the KUAR's "Science Café Little Rock" live call-in show.The program airs 6:05-6:30 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of every month, just prior to the Science Café...
Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
It is the only program on radio today that offers perspectives on our world through the eyes of three different generations. It features provactive guests and timely topics.
Polkas on Tour
Hosts Bruce & Kathy Korosa have been providing great polka entertainment to their listening audience and have met many wonderful friends over the years. Coming into their audiences homes on Sundays have brought both Bruce and Kathy great pleasure and...
Question of the Day
Question of the Day is the show for listeners who are short on time and long on curiosity. It is a fast-paced conversation between author and entrepreneur James Altucher and Freakonomics co-author Stephen Dubner: two smart, unconventional thinkers who...
The Big Questions
Nicky Campbell hosts a series of moral, ethical and religious debates
Discover world history, culture and ideas with today's leading experts.
CFRO 100.5 FM
Needs No Introduction
A series of speeches and lectures from the finest minds of our time. Fresh ideas from speakers of note.
SFU Ideas and Issues
With lectures, panels, interviews and more from the Simon Fraser University campus and its communities, this show is like a portal to the ivory towers of academia. One show each month features a live broadcast from the SFU Surrey campus.
Theoretically Speaking is a show about absurd science. We take ridiculous hypotheticals and explore them as thoroughly as we can.
In Our Time (BBC, on ABC RN)
Les chemins de travers
Avec son regard d'anthropologue, Serge Bouchard explore des aspects de notre civilisation en s'inspirant d'auteurs qui ont un regard original et profond. Il choisit aussi de bavarder en toute convivialité avec un invité pour présenter tous les tenants...
¿Cómo Ves? Ciencia Para Llevar: Como Pan Caliente
Dentro de esta serie dedicada a las manifestaciones de la ciencia en la vida cotidiana, Como pan caliente es un título en el que se describen y explican los complejos fenómenos físicos, químicos y biológicos, que se llevan a cabo en la producción de...
Ideas worth spreading.