Strong Start, Very Disappointing Swing
I was excited to try out a news podcast that would give me the bite size details of today's important stories. Podcast started strong, then took a swing to Beyoncé/Jay-Z anniversary chatter. Why? Closing out the podcast discussing the "Queen" completely put a sour taste in my mouth. I'm a 25-year old looking to escape the constant bombardment of the Kardashians/People Magazines/etc. Apparently, this is not the place. I didn't come to a NPR news podcast for TMZ-style celeb gossip nonsense. How is that remotely one of the most important news headlines to include in a 12 minute segment? Boggles my mind. I will give the podcast another listen. Fingers crossed they realize it'd be better to set themselves apart than to be one of countless other institutions covering celeb "news"Read full review »
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