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June’s Top 10 Podcast Episodes

It’s the Fourth of July here in the US, and I’m here finishing up my list of favorite podcast episodes for June! There were some new series last month that I really enjoyed, as well as some longstanding podcasts that I’ve only now dipped into. June also had one of the biggest “gets” in the podcasting world, which you might notice in the header image, and as you scroll down!

Here’s the list:

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Are Millennials Too Sensitive for Comedy? (No)

Pete Ludovice, a professor at Georgia Tech and comedian, and Charlie Bennett, a Georgia Tech librarian, had a conversation on their podcast Consilience about the sensitivity landscape of comedy. I enjoyed Charlie’s excellent questions to Pete as well as Pete sharing his personal experience and assessment of the evolution of comedy throughout the years. It might seem strange to say, but I also very much appreciated the reservation both of them had, as is usual for the podcast. Rare is it that a discussion of political correctness and comedy goes without lambasting young people for their feels or calling them buzzkills!

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November’s Top 10 Podcast Episodes

Back again for another month of podcast recommendations and personal favorites! I listen to a lot throughout the month, collecting the most interesting, funny, informative, or unusual to share in this post!

Without further ado, here are my top 10 podcast episodes for November of 2014!

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