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Looking for your next podcast obsession?
Having trouble sorting through the almost 300,000 podcasts out there?

We can help. Let Tripp Eldredge, your friendly Podcast Jockey introduce you to new national and local podcasts on Start Hear. Each episode will provide you with three podcasts (2 national and 1 local) that might be new to you, some audio clips to pique your interest, and a few other tidbits from the exploding world of podcasts.

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This week on Start Hear:

  • Millennial: A podcast series about maneuvering your 20s, captured in real time.
  • The Walk: A thriller in which you, the listener, are the hero.
  • Business of City Hall: Conversations with more than 30 Cincinnati City Council candidates, revealing how their backgrounds and visions will impact businesses in the Cincinnati region.

This week on Start Hear:

  • Terrible, Thanks for Asking: You know how every day someone asks "how are you?" And even if you're totally dying inside, you just say "fine?" This show is the opposite of that.
  • Eat This, Not That: A fun and informative look at how Americans eat.
  • WCPO Lounge Acts: Intimate in-studio performances and interviews from outstanding musical artists.

This week on Start Hear:

  • Travel with Rick Steves: A weekly one-hour conversation with guest experts and callers about travel, cultures, people, and the things we find around the world that give life its extra sparkle.
  • Lift Every Voice: Dedicated to shining a light on overlooked issues of injustice and inequality and sharing inspiring stories of change.
  • The Distiller: How we find meaningful work, and how we find meaning in the work we do?

This week on Start Hear:

  • The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel: A fun, high-quality, serial mystery that can be described as The Goonies meets Spy Kids meets Stranger Things for 8-12 year olds.
  • Atlanta Monster: The story of one of the city's darkest secrets, The Atlanta Child Murders. Nearly 40 years after these horrific crimes, many questions still remain.
  • Family Mysteries: A bi-weekly podcast dedicated to telling the stories of unsolved mysteries in family histories.

This week on Start Hear:

This week on Start Hear:

  • The Uncertain Hour: An immersive docu-pod that reveals the uncertainties of our economy today.
  • The Theater of Tomorrow: A sentient ship stolen in the night! A private eye chases corruption on the moon! An interview with a man from the afterlife!
  • The Future Jam: Entertain novelty ideas, scoff at ridiculous new inventions, and push the limit as to how far technology will shape the future.

This week on Start Hear:

  • Nerdist: Basically just Chris Hardwick talking about stuff and things with his nerdy friends and usually someone more famous than all of them.
  • Build-A-Band: A comedy podcast in which co-hosts Taylor Ruckle and Christine Naulty design and manage bands from the ground up!
  • Dayton Youth Radio: Stories and perspectives from Southwestern Ohio high school students participating in WYSO's Dayton Youth Radio training program.

This week on Start Hear:

This week on Start Hear:

  • Pop Culture Happy Hour: A fun and freewheeling chat about the latest movies, television, books, comics and music.
  • The Daily Zeitgeist: Sorting through the events and stories driving the headlines, to help you find the signal in the noise, with a few laughs thrown in for free.
  • Hear Cincinnati: Hear journalists and reporters share the stories behind some of Cincinnati's biggest news stories.

This week on Start Hear:

This week on Start Hear:

  • HerMoney: Jean Chatzky takes every audience of women through the steps they need to take today to live comfortably and worry-free tomorrow.
  • GirlBoss Radio: Sophia Amoruso interviews boundary-pushing women who've made their mark.
  • The Beehive: Alisa Ivory Smith interviews inspiring female entrepreneurs around the world.

This week on Start Hear:

  • Golden Briefcase: Tim Buel and Jeremy Kirk chat about all things film. Guests, filmmakers and actors join in to praise and tear apart the cinematic world of yesterday and today.
  • Movie Crush: Chuck Bryant sits down with your favorite people to talk about their favorite movie.
  • Filmmakers Drinking Bourbon: Hosts Alexander Elkins and Brandon Faris review a different bourbon then answer the questions: What have you been watching? What are you working on? What are you excited about?

This week on Start Hear:

  • The Truth: Dramatic short stories that combine great writing with authentic-feeling performances and rich sound design.
  • Heaven's Gate: In 1997, thirty-nine people took their own lives in an apparent mass suicide. Why?
  • Looking Up: The latest astronomical discoveries in a fun, quick-paced conversation.

This week on Start Hear:

  • Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine: Dr. Sydnee and Justin visit the home of Coca-Cola to recount the history of medicinal soda pop and try to finally solve the age-old dispute of Coke vs. Brad's Drink.
  • Historical Figures: What influenced the famous father of communism, and why did he believe it was the best system? 
  • Past Time: Come face-to-face with Drepanosaurus, one of the strangest reptiles that ever lived on Earth, and one that has presented an anatomical mystery for over thirty years!

This week on Start Hear:

  • Kevin Pollak's Chat Show: Award-winning actor Kevin Pollak interviews actors, writers, directors, comedians, and masters of the tech universe.
  • The Modern Mann: Sex, trends and amazing life stories with Olly Mann, Alix Fox and Ollie Peart.
  • From Founder to CEO: Hear from founders as they share their stories and tips that make becoming the CEO more fun, stress free, and easier to build the company of your dreams.

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