Podcast Brunch Club - running list of playlist episodes

A curated episode list by
Adela Mizrachi

Creation Date September 28th, 2019
Updated Date Updated May 1st, 2021
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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
  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. Music We hear Valentine My Funny by Nils Frahm and F.S. Blumm from the album Tag Eins Tag Zwei. Notes This idea came to me a
  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

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