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Ancient History Fangirl
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The Global Story
The Global Story is the new in-depth podcast from the BBC World Service and BBC Studios, and a sister podcast to the Global News Podcast. This new show, which starts on Nov 27, will focus on one story every day. It will be hosted by Katya Adler.BBC Studios
Ghost - Scary Stories
Play trailerStarting today, Ghost - Scary Stories features Thanksghosting: a spine-chilling week-long podcast event where eerie ghost stories meet the warm, cozy vibes of Thanksgiving. Prepare to be haunted each day with tales that will make your turkey tremble and cranberry sauce curdle. (Podnews fact check: cranberry sauce can’t curdle.)Podnews
Cake the podcast
Play trailerFrom the State Library of Queensland, Cake the podcast looks at bakers from Queensland, and the story of The Golden Circle Tropical Recipe Book, one of the most influential cookbooks in the state that was dreamt up when there was an oversupply of pineapples. Note: despite being less than fifteen minutes away from the State Library of Queensland, Podnews’s offices did not get sent cake with this press release.
Play trailerLegacy was new yesterday, from Wondery and Goalhanger - the first collaboration between the two companies. Legacy charts the lives of some of the most extraordinary men and women who have ever lived. The series launches with a season on Napoleon Bonaparte, the iconic military leader and Emperor who died over 200 years ago and is still regarded as France’s most famous figure: but was he a hero or a tyrant?Wondery
Scrooge: A Christmas Carol
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Unapologetic with Andrew Fitzsimons & Erica-Cody
Unapologetic with Andrew Fitzsimons & Erica-Cody is new this week from the Irish stars, working with the Acast Creator Network. Andrew Fitzsimons is usually found in the salons and beauty rooms of the Kardashians, Jennifer Lopez and the Jenners; and he’ll be face-timing the latest gossip across the Atlantic to Erica-Cody each week.Acast
The Paris Review
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Podcast promotion in the wild


Exposed: Cover-Up at Columbia University
Play trailerOn the Q train in Brooklyn in mid-October, podcasting’s Arielle Nissenblatt spotted this ad for Exposed while dutifully not holding the doors. We wonder whether it’s obvious enough that it’s a podcast; the image used is very different to the podcast’s thumbnail, and there’s no Wondery branding. Turns out that it’s actually an ad for the lawyers involved.Wondery

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Podcast data for Nov 16

#1 in Apple Podcasts
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What Now? with Trevor Noah (Spotify Studios)

#1 in Spotify
What Now? with Trevor Noah (Spotify Studios)
What Now? with Trevor Noah (Spotify Studios)

Over the last week, 207,118 podcasts published at least one new episode (down 0.5%). source


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