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Eleven year-old maths genius hosts a new podcast

October 24, 2018

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Podcasts

Tai Asks Why is hosted by an eleven year-old certified maths genius. Tai tackles big ideas, like climate change and love, bringing his fresh, honest and new perspectives to timeless topics. Tai’s quick wit will have you laughing, crying and considering things in a new light. (CBC)
Dreamboy is a new podcast from Night Vale Presents. The podcast is a mystery about dreams, unexplained deaths, relentless change and the parts of ourselves that we wish other people knew to look for. (PRX)
Welcome to Patchwork, a comedy podcast from Melbourne VIC, Australia, has a special guest of Andy Lee this week (the one from Hamish and Andy that isn't Hamish). (NOVA Entertainment / Acast)
Blackwood is a new horror audio drama from Skylark Media. It's a fictional story about three teenagers uncovering a conspiracy, and the ever-present threat presented by people in power, who work secretly to control everything they can. (Skylark Media / Wondery / ART19)
Team Never Quit has joined Westwood One. It's "an authentic, positive, and inspiring show that implores listeners to face their greatest challenges." (Westwood One)
Distillations, a podcast from the Science History Institute, is currently carrying a miniseries about treating America’s opioid addiction. The podcast is a rigorously-researched history of science podcast produced by the Science History Institute in Philadelphia.
It Seemed Smart was launched yesterday by Vox Media and SB Nation. Promised are absurd stories of stolen bats, pirated play calls, renegade cross-country road racers, and fantasy football's own insider trading scandal. (SB Nation / Vox Media / ART19)

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