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Avery Trufelman explores stories of people who tried to design a better world — and what happens when those designs don’t go according to plan. Season one, Utopian, is about the perpetual search for the perfect place. From Curbed and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.1 stars from 3,954 ratings
Insightful and Informative!
I’ve never left a review for a podcast before, but this one is AMAZING. I recommend to just about everyone I meet and they’ve all loved it as well. Found an advert for it on a random website and so glad I did. Can’t wait for a Season 2! Such a triumph of a podcast!
NatalieBelle via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/29/20
Awesome! Fascinating!
Every episode is unique: a story of someplace, some philosophy, some charismatic person or group of people - an unreachable idea of perfection. Each story unfolds into a fascinating narrative told with humor and informed smarts by Avery Trufelman and her well-chosen experts. We wait for the...Read full review »
worldmom7 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/28/20
It’s that good
somethingsomeonesaid via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/06/20
Recent Episodes
Before she began writing for the New York Times, or visiting glitter factories and the Royal Wedding, Caity Weaver grew up vacationing in utopia. Specifically: Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. During a recent live event at the 92Y in New York City, Avery asked Caity to bring us back to...
Published 08/15/19
Published 08/15/19
What have all of the utopias we've covered so far had in common? They were all largely driven by the will and power of a charismatic leader - usually a man, usually white. How do you build a utopia, then, for people in society who really need it? In our season finale, we visit worlds where there...
Published 07/18/19
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