W. Kamau Bell Presents a Funny and Candid Discussion on Race and Policing

Following the grand jury verdicts in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, and the nationwide protests that have followed, many people might wish to have an unflinchingly honest conversation about race and policing with an actual member of law enforcement. That’s exactly what W. Kamau Bell did. Bell is a comedian known for funny and politically incisive work on his FX television show Totally Biased and his new Wolfpop podcast Denzel Washington is…

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Why Neil deGrasse Tyson Hosts the StarTalk Radio Podcast

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is the Director of the Hayden Planetarium, has written ten books, hosted three television series, gives public lectures, and makes many guest appearances on talk shows. As a result he is one of the most well-known science educators. Yet, because of his mission to educate and make science accessible, it occurred to him to consider these questions: "Who is going to buy my book? Somebody who likes science or thinks they…

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Midroll Shows Named in Slate’s 25 Best Podcast Episodes

As part of the publication’s “special issue” on podcasting, Slate writers David Haglund and Rebecca Onion have named “The 25 Best Podcast Episodes Ever.” There are some truly classic choices on their list, such as The Ricky Gervais Show (season 1, episode 7), 99% Invisible’s episode dedicated to “The Sound of the Artificial World,” and, not surprisingly, the first episode of Serial, which kicked off many a new podcast obsession this year. We’re so pleased…

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We Added Shows from the Mythbusters Guys and Tested

We recently added two podcasts from TV Mythbusters Jamie Hyneman’s and Adam Savage’s Tested. That site is dedicated to breakthroughs in science, discoveries in nature and emerging technology, and–true to their name–tests of consumer electronics. The Tested shows appeal to curious and tech-savvy listeners who have come to trust Hyneman’s and Savage’s unbiased and scientific approach. Still Untitled is hosted by Savage and Tested staffers Norman Chan and Will Smith. On this wildly popular show…

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Congratulations to Midroll Shows on iTunes’ Best of 2014 List

iTunes Podcasts’ Best of 2014 list is out, and we’re thrilled to see so many shows from the Midroll roster recognized this year. From perennial favorites like WTF with Marc Maron and StarTalk Radio to new up-and-comers like StartUp and Brilliant Idiots, these are great shows with fantastic audiences, worthy of consideration for your next campaign. Here are all the Midroll shows honored as Best of 2014 by iTunes this year: Classics WTF with Marc…

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