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Semi-Qualified Queens with Juice Boxx and Synthia Kiss
Semi-Qualified Queens with Juice Boxx and Synthia Kiss is a new signing for the Sonar Network, Canada’s award-winning independent podcast network. The show is by former Canada’s Drag Race contestants Juice Boxx and Synthia Kiss, who recap episodes of Drag Race and welcome the most recently eliminated queens on the show to spill the tea and the trauma.
Discarded
Plastic is everywhere - it’s advanced our world, but damaged our environment, and our health. Discarded is new from Lemonada Media this week, focusing on society’s relationship with plastic, as told through the personal story of Sharon Lavigne, who became an accidental activist in this space. It’s hosted by Gloria Riviera.Lemonada Media
Admissible: Shreds of Evidence
The original Radiolab EP, Ellen Horne, has worked on a new podcast, Admissible: Shreds of Evidence which launched this week. Hosted by Tessa Kramer and co-produced by VPM, Virginia’s public media station, and iHeartPodcasts, it focuses on allegations of a cover-up within the Virginia Department of Forensic Science.
Grown, a podcast from The Moth
Acclaimed storytelling organisation The Moth is putting out its first new podcast Grown, all about the awkward time between teen years and adulthood. Launched yesterday, it features Alfonso Lacayo (along with co-host Aleeza Kazmi) who first came to the organisation via the nonprofit’s Education program.
Phone a Friend with Jessi Cruickshank
Canada’s Jessi Cruickshank is launching her debut podcast today called Phone a Friend. The first show today features Dan Levy as guest - an on-air reunion for the former co-hosts of MTV’s The Hills: The After Show. It’s being distributed everywhere by Acast.Acast
Modern Love
From The New York Times, Modern Love has returned for a new season, exploring the complicated love lives of real people through conversation and storytelling.The New York Times
The Pitch
The Pitch has launched a new season - the first since partnering with Vox Media last year. The show features investors being pitched by entrepreneurs, and sees over $900,000 being invested.Vox Media
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The War on Drugs
In central Washington DC, billboards for Lava for Good’s The War On Drugs. The QR code takes you to this page, a super-simple and clickable page to direct listeners to the podcast app of their choice. (Thank you, Kevin!)

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Podcast data for Feb 9

#1 in Apple Podcasts
Huberman Lab (Scicomm Media)
Huberman Lab (Scicomm Media)

#1 in Spotify
Harley Quinn and The Joker: Sound Mind (Warner Bros. / Spotify Studios)
Harley Quinn and The Joker: Sound Mind (Warner Bros. / Spotify Studios)

Over the last week, 216,221 podcasts published at least one new episode (up 0.5%). source

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