‘All-American: Tiger’ Is A New Kind Of Sports Podcast

The story of Tiger Woods has enormous appeal for many different audiences, whether they love him for his astounding success on the green, or lost respect for him due to his very public missteps in life off the green. The first season of “All-American,” Stitcher’s brand new series about prominent U.S. athletes, takes a look at the man behind the headlines to assess his impact on American culture and vice versa. Like ESPN’s “30 for…

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NEW: Shows That Keep Us On Our Toes

While little seems to be changing in the day-to-day, these titles promise to go against the grain and keep things interesting for listeners. From a sports show that often shifts the focus away from the field to a true crime show that actually answers all of your burning questions, these podcasts provide a welcome respite from the status quo. Contact your seller or email hello@midroll.com to secure your inventory. NEW SHOWS The Distraction: A Defector Podcast—Every week, former…

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‘People I (Mostly) Admire’ Asks All The Right Questions

University of Chicago economist and co-author of the “Freakonomics” book series, Steve Levitt is joining the Freakonomics Radio Network with his new show, “People I (Mostly) Admire.” In each episode, Levitt tracks down other high achievers, like all-time Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, Harvard psychologist and linguist Steven Pinker and top literary agent Suzanne Gluck to pose questions only he would think to ask. Needless to say, this show is sure to attract a large listenership…

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The Spirit of Deadspin Revived In ‘The Distraction: A Defector Podcast’

Right now is a pretty strange time to be a sports fan… Luckily, Drew Magary and David Roth have never been just sports fans. Of course, the former Deadspin writers are pros at breaking down sports in a funny, relatable way, but their interests span far beyond the field — which is how defector.com, their newly announced sports and culture website, and “The Distraction,” its inaugural companion podcast, were both born. Every week on “The…

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‘We Called Your Mom’ Gets the Deets From the Woman Who Knows Best

Calling mom has never been so entertaining or insightful! Beth Stelling (Netflix’s “The Standups”) and her mom Diane DuVal have joined forces for a new comedy podcast, “We Called Your Mom.” Each week, the mother-daughter duo calls the women who created beloved artists and comedians, like Maria Bamford, Sam Richardson, Jonathan Van Ness and more, to chat them up about their super talented children! Through incessant questioning and candid conversation, Beth and Diane offer their…

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