Saturday, May 25, 2019

Luminary Releases Six New Premium Podcasts, Including New Shows from Female Powerhouse Creators

BWW News Desk
May 06, 2019

Luminary a podcast technology and content companyb bannounced 6 new podcasts launching this week on its premium content network Luminary is a free podcast app and premium subscription content network where Luminary Premium subscribers will have access to more than 40 podcasts from some of the most recognizable voices in podcasting legendary entertainers and diverse and emerging voices The weeks newest podcasts include content from four female creators who are driving conversations around race and gender and who are helping listeners explore the world around us pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p New shows launching this week on Luminary include p ul li classbwlistitemmargb ibSincerely X bibfrom TEDi iwith Sarah Kay bBringing its second season to Luminary with new host Sarah Kay TEDs iSincerely X iprovides a space to share powerful ideas anonymously featuring stories that are too risky painful or controversial to be told on the mainstage Using anonymity to facilitate honest conversation about difficult topics these are the stories that deserve to be heard from people who need to remain hidden bMonday 56b li li classbwlistitemmargb ibHear to Slay bibwith Roxane Gay amp Tressie McMillan Cottomb Hear to Slay a new podcast that elevates black female voices brings listeners compelling conversations with an intersectional perspective on celebrity culture politics art life love and more Each week Roxane Gay author of the New York Times bestselling essay collection iBad Feministi and Tressie McMillan Cottom offer uncommonly incisive reads of the politics that shape the world we live in and the popular culture we consume In their first episode Roxane and Tressie share the genesis story of the podcast address bJoe Biden band bAnita Hillb and even take listener questions bTuesday 57b li li classbwlistitemmargb ibCeleste amp Her Best bibwith Celeste Barber bWhat happens when you move past the red carpet and manicured Instagram feeds and get real access to some of the worlds most famous people On this podcast youll be dropped into relatable conversations between some of the worlds biggest celebrities such as bTiffany Haddish Cindy Crawford Miranda Kerr Busy Philipps band the hilarious queen of Instagram herself Celeste Barber bTuesday 57b li li classbwlistitemmargb bLena Dunhams iThe CWordib The CWord is a new podcast from Dunham cohosted by bAlissa Bennettb offering a weekly deepdive into the life and media coverage of women who have been deemed crazy by society The CWord unpacks the lives of messy fascinating women with empathy and humorb Friday 511b li li classbwlistitemmargb ibA Very Fatal Murderbib from The Onion bAfter returning from over a year hiatus The Onions wildly popular satirical truecrime podcast follows intrepid reporter bDavid Pascallb on his neverending quest for truth praise and murder The entire second season will be available on bSaturday 511b li li classbwlistitemmargb ibTelephone Storiesbib bWhat starts as a simple question of guilt or innocence turns into a searching chronicle as Brandon Ogborn relentlessly examines Michael Jackson through the interviews of those who knew him best bSunday 512b li ul p In addition consumers can listen this week to more thanb 25 new episodes from recently released showsb ranging from leadership to news and politics scripted storytelling and female empowerment Several shows have released new episodes including ibOn Second Thoughtb bwith Trevor Noahbi musical podcast ibAnthem Homunculusbib from John Cameron Mitchell and Bryan Wellerb ibGuys We Fdbib from Corinne Fisher and Krystyna Hutchinsonb ibStoop Talks with Leila Day and Hana Baba Karamo Note to Self with Manoush Zomorodi biand bBill Simmons blatest popculture hit ibThe Rewatchables 1999bi p p New episodes featured on Luminary this week include p ul li classbwlistitemmargb ibAnthem Homunculusbi The next two episodes ofb John Cameron Mitchellb and bBryan Wellerbs iAnthem iwill debut on Monday with bCynthia Erivo bmaking her first appearance as Joan the Baptist Monday 56 ul li classbwlistitemmargb Luminary listeners can get caught up on the first four episodes of ibAnthem Homunculus bion Luminary today li ul li li classbwlistitemmargb ibThe Passion Economy biFrom bAdam Davidsonb the creator of ibPlanet Money biThe economy is bananas even scary But some people are thriving and were going to figure out how This week Adam interviews bKelly Moffat band her wife bLaura Moffatb who found confidence and pride in a pair of custom made menswear inspired suits which turned into their wildly successful nonbinary clothing brand Kirrin Finch Monday 56 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibNote to Selfbibb Your guide to an accelerating world with bManoush Zomorodib from WNYC This week Manoush and her guest bKashmir Hillb examine the implications of our browsers tracking us and why they asked in the first place Monday 56 li li classbwlistitemmargb bRoads and Kingdoms iThe Tripibi iThe Trip is one of the most fun podcast interviews Ive ever done Im still coming down from the high W Kamau Bell Join the late Anthony Bourdains partners at Roads amp Kingdoms for interviews and drinks from around the worldb bMonday 56 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibThe Axe Filesbi From bDavid Axelrodb former senior advisor to President Barack Obama comes The Axe Files a series of revealing interviews with key players in the political world This week he interviewsb Jason Rezaianb covering his time as a prisoner in Iran his experience as a journalist covering Iran and how he sees the country vs how its portrayed Monday 56 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibWisdom from the Topbibb From bGuy Razb best known for ibHow I Built Thisbi and the first person to have three podcasts on the top 20 chart comes a chance to slide your chair into boardrooms Csuites and the quarters of top brass iWisdom From the Topi brings listeners into conversations with the leaders helming todays most powerful corporations and organizations offering direct access to the secrets mistakes and wins that define modern leadership Tuesday 57 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibI AM RAPAPORT STEREO PODCASTbi ActorDirector bMichael Rapaport bshares his strong funny and offensive points of view on life sports music film and everything in between in two new episodes of I AM RAPAPORT STEREO PODCAST this week Tuesday 57 and Friday 510 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibNow What bibWith Arian Fosterbi iFollow Arian as he explores himself through conversation with a wide variety of people and topics ranging from current events to unexplored regions of our universe Were all walking through life guessing the best way we know how and hes decided to guess in front of an audience Tuesday 57 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibLGBTQampA biFrom iThe Advocatei magazine bJeffrey Mastersi ibsits down withb Amiyah Scottb actress on the hit musical drama series ibStarbi on FOX who breaks down the challenges of playing a trans character on primetime bbTuesday 57 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibHollywood amp Crimebib from Wonderyb Think Tinseltown is all glitz and glamor Think again iHollywood amp Crime idives into the dark underbelly of Hollywood you thought you knew Wednesday 58 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibKaramobi If youve seen iQueer Eyei you know that Karamo Browns onscreen appearance is your cue to break out the tissues The charismatic star turns to podcasting to go deeper than deep on lifes thorniest issues with celebrity guests and personal friendsib biThis weeks theme is putting others first where he spends the episode taking calls from his listeners and given them real advice iiWednesday 58 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibThe AM Archivesbib from Lauren Shippenb This scifi series picks up where hit podcast iThe Bright Sessionsi left off The original series followed a group of therapy patients with supernatural abilities as they uncovered the secrets of their therapist Dr Bright Wednesday 58 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibOn Second Thought bibwith Trevor Noahi ibThis week Trevor digs into Executive Pay exploring pay discrepancies between CEOs and employees working at the companies they run The discussion will revolve around pay the rich and the poor executives and workers and why these gaps exist and what can be done about them Wednesday 58 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibPlayers Tribune The Podcastb The Players Tribunei disrupts the conventional approach to athlete stories focusing not only on players like Kobe Bryant and Stephen Curry but on the scores of athletes whose wins and losses have gone unnoticed Now TPTs groundbreaking approach to storytelling is about to make a mark on podcasting On this weeks episode actor bJocko Simsb reads The Pursuit Never Ends by bTaureen Prince bWednesday 58 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibThe Ten from The Advocatebi From iThe Advocatei the worlds leading source of LGBTQ news and hosted by EditorinChief bZach Staffordb The Ten is a weekly look at news and culture through a queer lens Thursday 59 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibPoetics bibhosted by Omari Hardwickbi iOmari Hardwick star of the hit series ibPowerbi presents iPoeticsi a new podcast that invites you inside the minds and lyrics of the biggest names in hip hop and the culture Every show Omari invites his guests to share an original poem or verse before diving deep into the stories and history that gives every word its meaning This week Omari hosts rapper bBig Daddy Kane bwho breaks down various rap battle strategiesb bThursday 59 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibThe Rewatchables 1999bi Featuring The Ringers bBill Simmons band a rotating cast from the Ringer universe dissects the most iconic movies from 1999 an alltime great year in film This week Bill Simmons explores the hitcomedy ibBig Daddy bistarringb Adam Sandler and John Stewartb Thursday 59 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibGuys We Fdbib from Corinne Fisher and Krystyna Hutchinsoniibi iHailed as changing the way society thinks about female sexuality iGuys We Fdi continues to pave the way toward a healthier outlook on sex Hosted by standup comedians Corinne Fisher and Krystyna Hutchinson this critically acclaimed podcast will be your new best friendb bFriday 510 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibHandsome Rambler bibHannibal Burress bis on the road and hes taking you along for the ride Tune in for unfiltered observations on sports sex wrestling relationships philosophy books watches other podcasts bottled water reviewsanything can happen on Handsome Rambler Hannibals show made its Luminary debut last Friday 53 Friday 510 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibStoop Talks withbi bLeila Day and Hana Babab Stoop Talks podcast carves out a place for broadminded conversations that embody the black diaspora This week Leilia and Hana interview ibQueer Eyeb istar bKaramo Brown babout what it meant to come out as a black man at a young age in a Jamaican family and what it meant in terms of his identity as a black father Karamo also has a podcast on Luminary airing on Wednesdays Friday 510 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibLocked Up Abroadbib from Wonderyb What does it feel like in the split second when you realize youre about to be locked up in a foreign country possibly for life In iLocked Up Abroadi host bJim Clemente bof iReal Crime Profilei brings you first hand accounts from people who lived this nightmare Saturday 511 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibUnder the Skin bibwith Russell Brandb Each week Russell asks whats beneath the surface of people we admire of the ideas that define our time of the history we are told Speaking with guests from the world of academia popular culture and the arts theyll help us to see the ulterior truth behind our constructed reality This week Russell interviews bLena Dunhamb whose podcast iThe CWordi debuts on Luminary on Saturday 511 as well Saturday 511 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibLove and Radio bibwith Nick van der Kolkb Love and Radio features indepth otherworldlyproduced interviews with an eclectic range of subjects from the seedy to the sublime Get inside the mind of a rogue taxidermist Or find out what its like to experience a stroke firsthand Youve never heard anything like it beforeb bSaturday 511 li li classbwlistitemmargb ibDeep Background bibwith Noah Feldmanb Every story has a backstory even in todays 24hour news cycle In Deep Background Harvard Law School professor and iBloomberg Viewi columnist Noah Feldman will bring together a crosssection of expert guests to explore the historical scientific legal and cultural context that help us understand whats really going on behind the biggest stories in the news Sunday 512 li ul p Luminary offers all listeners a onemonth free trial of Luminary Premium with a monthly subscription of 799 following the first month for US subscribers The free Luminary app is also available to download for listeners in Canada CA849month the UK 699month and Australia AU799month also with a onemonth free trial p p Podcast fans can listen on Luminary for free at a 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