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Podcast Brunch Club (PBC) is like book club, but for podcasts. This is the running list of episodes that we include on the Podcast Brunch Club podcast listening lists. Now you can just subscribe to this feed and get the latest episodes delivered to your queue automatically! Join a PBC chapter near you to meet other avid listeners to discuss the monthly playlists and share podcast recommendations! https://podcastbrunchclub.com

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Created September 28, 2019

Updated December 30, 2023

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  1. In 1990, two thieves stole 13 irreplaceable artworks from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. We take a closer look at what happened that night.
  2. On the night of the heist, security guard Rick Abath made the critical mistake of letting the thieves into the museum. In this episode, we ask if it was indeed a mistake.
  3. Was the heist planned in the belly of Boston's criminal underworld operating out of a Dorchester auto body shop?
  4. Were George Reissfelder and David Turner involved in the Gardner heist?
  5. We trace the art's possible path from Boston to Connecticut to Philadelphia.
  6. This is a story about how to plot an art recovery, and then blow it entirely.
  7. Was the world's greatest art thief the inspiration, or actually the mastermind, of the Gardner heist?
  8. After a parallel heist gone wrong, did Brian McDevitt succeed at the Gardner Museum?
  9. We follow a mobster's tip to excavate a lot in Orlando.
  10. A behind-the-scenes conversation about how we investigated the most sensational unsolved art heist in history.
  11. In this roundup episode, Sara and Adela chat about the deep dive Podcast Brunch Club did into the Last Seen podcast. We also get feedback from PBC members worldwide on whether a limited run series, like Last Seen, needs a conclusion to feel sat
  12. Sara interviews Kelly Horan, senior producer and a senior reporter of the Last Seen podcast from WBUR and The Boston Globe. Podcast Brunch Club did things a little differently this month: rather than a thematic podcast playlist, PBC members wor
  13. The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows.MusicWe hear Valentine My Funny by Nils Frahm and F.S. Blumm from the album Tag Eins Tag Zwei.NotesThis idea came to
  14. If you live in an American city and you don’t personally use a wheelchair, it's easy to overlook the small ramp at most intersections, between the sidewalk and the street. Today, these curb cuts are everywhere, but fifty years ago -- when an ac
  15. Thrilled to be interviewing Andrew Solomon today, author of the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award winning book, Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity, which explores ideas of abilities, disabilities, illness an
  16. Wendy Lu was born with vocal cord paralysis, and for the first 22 years of her life she always had a caretaker around. In 2015, she moved to New York City alone to pursue her dream of becoming a big-time journalist. Meet Wendy Lu._She and Her i
  17. Adela chats with Anita Rao and Sandra Davidson, the hosts of the She and Her podcast. We featured their episode “Disability is Her Beat” on our podcast playlist on Community Responses to Disability.As a bonus to our disability playlist, check
  18. In this roundup episode, we chat about the podcast playlist on Community Responses to Disability. In the community input segment, the PBC community recommended other podcasts that either focus on disability or are created by someone who is disa
  19. We often think that scientific research is reserved for PhDs and other experts. But now that's changing. This hour, TED speakers on how ordinary citizens are helping make groundbreaking discoveries. Guests include tech entrepreneur Joi Ito, bio
  20. The final episode of the Citizen Science series zooms out a little bit and looks at citizen science as a whole. This episode features: Ainhoa Moya a software engineer (formerly of Conde Naste now Disney), on the value of opening up the lab to
  21. Citizen scientists and members of the public have done everything from discovering species, to documenting sea temperature changes. Just this year in Australia, an amateur astronomer named Andrew Grey, a mechanic from Darwin, helped scientist
  22. More than a million Americans suffer from Type 1 diabetes. The disease occurs when the pancreas mysteriously stops producing insulin, the hormone that converts food into energy. Modern medicine has been able to recreate insulin, but not the fin
  23. This week we're talking about do-it-yourself biology, and the community labs that are changing the biotech landscape from the grassroots up. We'll discuss open-source genetics and biohacking spaces with Will Canine of Brooklyn lab Genspace, and
  24. Adela discusses citizen science with the host of the Prognosis podcast, Michelle Fay Cortez. We featured an episode of Prognosis called “Build Your Own Artificial Pancreas” on our podcast playlist on Citizen Science. An article in Bloomberg Bus
  25. Adela and Sara chat about the podcast playlist on Citizen Science. Then, as usual, they diverge from the assigned listening list to talk about:Scene on Radio’s series, “Men”“Prince and Philando and Futures Untold” – an audio essay by Stacia
  26. Learning new languages can help us understand other cultures and countries. Cognitive science professor Lera Boroditsky says the languages we speak can do more than that—they can shape how we see the world in profound ways.
  27. There’s a language which is said to be the smallest language in the world. It has around 123 words, five vowels, nine consonants, and apparently you can become fluent in it with around 30 hours’ study. It was invented by linguist Sonja Lang in
  28. When you describe yourself to others you might mention your height, hairstyle, or maybe your build. But one of the most telling things about you is something you can’t even see, yet it defines you more than you realize. Your accent tells others
  29. Vocal fry. Code switching. Black Twitter. Valley girls. Culture vultures. WE'RE TALKING ABOUT TALKING. Alie battles traffic to sit down with linguistics professor Dr. Nicole Holliday about intonational phonology: how tones and pitch help us bon
  30. Adela chats with Alie Ward, the host of the Ologies podcast. We featured the “Phonology with Nicole Holliday” episode of Ologies on our podcast listening list on Language.  Some of the things they talked about:LANGUAGE podcast listening lis
  31. Adela and Sara discuss the podcast playlist on Language, which included episodes from The Allusionist, Ologies, Twenty Thousand Hertz, and Hidden Brain. Then, as usual, they diverge from the assigned listening list to talk about the recent Podc
  32. Sara chats with Helen Zaltzman, the host of The Allusionist and Answer Me This podcasts. We featured an episode of The Allusionist called “Toki Pona” on our podcast playlist on Language.  Some of the thingsthey talked about: The Allusionis
  33. We talk with Nicholas Higgins, director of Outreach Services at the Brooklyn (NY) Public Library. Higgins, author of the latest book in the PLA Quick Reads series, shares wisdom gleaned from his years of experience providing library service to
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  34. It's no secret that Will and Mango love libraries. But are these wonderful institutions built to last? (Our research says: Yes!) Join our Part-Time Geniuses as they trace how libraries have evolved from ultra-secret dens for the elite to commun
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  35. Shhhhh!!! Hello Internet! Anything in particular you're looking for today? Anything we can help you find? Maybe a book on manners? Maybe LIBRARY MANNERS in particular? Well, you've come to the right place because that is what this episode is al
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  36. Kurt gives us a brief history of how libraries have adapted to the times and explains why they’re much more than the books they have on their shelves.
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  37. Adela and Sara discuss the podcast playlist on Libraries, which included episodes from This American Life, The Public Libraries Podcast, Part-Time Genius, Shmanners, Down to Earth. Then, as usual, they diverge from the assigned listening list t