‘Sleep with Me’ Appeals to Educated Moms

Most podcasts don’t want listeners to doze off. “Sleep With Me” is the exception. It’s the show designed to help you forget your problems and lull you off to dreamland, three times a week. That ingenious concept combined with effective execution has won the show an impressive audience, along with write ups in the New York Times, Fast Company, Buzzfeed, and Mentalfloss. Vice Motherboard writer Roisin Kiberd observed, “There’s a sense of nocturnal community to…

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‘The Longest Shortest Time’ Creator Has Unconventional Advice for Aspiring Podcasters

One might say that Hillary Frank took an unusual route in becoming a radio producer. The host and creator of the leading parenting podcast, “The Longest Shortest Time,” actually got her start using a cassette boombox and an answering machine. On episode 103 of “The Wolf Den,” Hillary told the story to host and Midroll CEO Adam Sachs. After sending a series of rejected pitches to “This American Life,” she sent an email directly to…

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David Gregory Explores More Intimate Topics On His New Earwolf Podcast

Accomplished television journalist David Gregory has spent his career asking tough questions. Now he’s exploring fresh terrain on his new Earwolf podcast, “The David Gregory Show.” David’s asking well known guests like media mogul Arianna Huffington, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney and author Jon Meacham to go deeper, beyond their public story, to a more intimate place. Together with his guests he will explore their belifes, their faith, and the things that have mattered the…

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‘Myths and Legends’ host Jason Weiser Shares Shocking Stories

Over the course of 48 episodes Jason Weiser has tackled dozens of time-honored tales on his podcast “Myths and Legends.” The show recently joined Midroll’s roster of great podcasts. On “Myths and Legends” Jason digs into the original stories behind popular adaptations, like those of King Arthur, Hercules, and Aladdin. He also uncovers lesser known lore that is as fascinating as it is entertaining. Jason recently talked with Mental Floss’ Whitney Matheson to share some…

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‘Behind the Scenes: Epic Rap Battles of History’ Is Back

The video show Behind the Scenes: Epic Rap Battles of History was a hit with viewers and advertisers last year. In fact, all episodes soundly beat our forecasted views. Plus, the hosts absolutely killed it with their funny and creative spots. Check out this one for Squarespace. That’s why we’re excited for its return, and to offer spots to advertisers again. With over 2 billion views on 52 episodes, the Epic Rap Battles of History…

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