For the Entrepreneurs
How I built this: Power Rangers: Haim Saban
A podcast about innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists, this week’s episode features Haim Saban, a refugee, who hustled his way into the entertainment business, writing theme songs for classic cartoons like Inspector Gadget and Heathcliff. But most people know him as the producer of the mega-hit Power Rangers which made him an instant billionaire.
For the Thinkers
This American Life- Episode 220: Testosterone
This episode featured stories of people getting more testosterone and coming to regret it. And of people losing it and coming to appreciate life without it.
Comment: What it is like to be masculine and exactly how much one hormone can affect that? Men face as much gender-stereotyping as women and this got us thinking.
For the Crime Enthusiasts
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Made by the makers of the revolutionary Serial, S-Town is the story of Brian who’s called to investigate the son of a wealthy family who’s allegedly been bragging that he got away with murder. But then someone else ends up dead, and the search for the truth leads to a nasty feud, a hunt for hidden treasure, and an unearthing of the mysteries of one man’s life.
Comment: The best part is that all 7 episodes have been released at once so that the anxiety we felt while waiting for ‘The Serial’ will not be the case now!
For the Foodies
The Menu- Health through Eating
Featuring the founders of Mindful Chef recipe boxes who have released a book to explain their cooking philosophy.
Comment: With everyone working harder, commuting longer and getting tempted by fast food and processed food, this podcast tells us what we know but try to avoid!
Listen here: http://monocle.com/radio/shows/the-menu/284/