October 17, 2016
#31 True Crime
"True Crime" is perhaps the most talked about genre in podcasting but it's also a type of podcast that Brittany just can't stomach. Tracy Clayton of Buzzfeed's
October 4, 2016
#30 'Ladies of Flavor'
Aminatou Sow, co-host of the Call Your Girlfriend podcast, joins Brittany to talk about cultural expectations of women. **Warning, this episode c
September 26, 2016
#29 'Cheat Codes'
Brittany shares one of her all-time favorite podcasts. Episode #29 features clips from the following shows (please click below for hyperlink to episodes):
September 19, 2016
#28 'Cinderella With Micro Braids'
Fall's arrival has Brittany thinking about the new slate of TV shows, the start of the film/TV awards season and the state of representation in the med
September 12, 2016
#27 'This Feels Terrible!'
Two comedians, each with their own popular podcast, fall in love. And while recording their shows, they inadvertently capture the many ups and downs of their relationsh
August 29, 2016
#26 Childish Podcasting
Brittany listens to an up-and-coming podcaster with an inspiring approach to hosting. And her boss tries to convince her that podcasts can be a part-time babysitter.
August 22, 2016
#25 'Paul F. Tompkins, The Mayor of Podcastland'
Comedian and actor Paul F. Tompkins joins Brittany to discuss his prolific podcasting career. Also, Paul explains why he loves playing characters and hates "lazy comedy
August 8, 2016
#24 'The Games We Play'
Gimlet producer Matthew Nelson guides Brittany through the world of sports fandoms, team loyalties and athlete rants. **Warning, this episode contains
August 2, 2016
#23 'A Binder Full Of Men'
As the election season heats up, Gimlet editor Annie-Rose Strasser highlights podcasts that help us understand the grueling, complex world of campaigning.
July 25, 2016
#22 'I’m An Obliger'
The sister duo of Happier Podcast visit the office to talk good habits, self-knowledge and balance. Als
July 18, 2016
#21 'Straight Outta Melbourne'
Wendy Zukerman, host of the new Gimlet show Science Vs, introduces Brittany to s
June 27, 2016
#20 'Science O’Clock'
Brittany travels to NPR to meet the women behind the hit science podcast Invisibilia and learn more about their latest season. Things quickly get emotional... and a lit
June 20, 2016
#19 'Belinda Blinked'
Brittany bravely leads us into the raunchy, bizarre world of "My Dad Wrote A Porno," which is exactly as it sounds: Jamie
June 13, 2016
#18 'Tickle Me'
We asked listeners to recommend funny podcast moments, and boy, did they come through! Our senior producer Sarah plays some of the best suggestions for
June 6, 2016
#17 'Kale-flavored Cheez-Its'
Brittany dives deep into the art of storytelling and interviewing with Max Linsky, co-host of the Longform podcast. **Warning, this episode contains adult lan
May 23, 2016
Brittany plays some surprising clips for the people who got her into podcasting: the hilarious Kid Fury and Crissle, hosts of The Read. **Warning, t
May 16, 2016
#15 'Mother Podcast'
Sarah Koenig, co-creator and host of the wildly popular podcast Serial, tells Brittany about her love of college improv, why she can't watch crime shows a
May 9, 2016
#14 'All The Ways To Say Lemonade'
Using a baseball bat, mix celebrity gossip, poetry, powerful women, and then stir in rumors of infidelity—Brittany and NPR Music's Kiana Fitzgerald break down the ingre
May 2, 2016
#13 'Hit Me With Your Best Shot'
Brittany evangelizes her best friend to listen to podcasts, and then talks biological clocks & accidental pregnancies with podcast producer
April 18, 2016
#12 'Three Ways to Fillet A Fish'
Food writer Francis Lam and Brittany dig in to what makes high cuisine and the rise of cooking culture. **Warning, this
April 11, 2016
#11 'My Stomach Was in My Butt'
Brittany cracks the archives and pays a special tribute to Orson Welles. And Sampler's senior producer Sarah Abdurrahman plays Brittany some spooky stuff! **Warning, t
April 4, 2016
#10 'Raising My Eyebrows'
This week, Anna Sale talks Death, Sex, and Money with Brittany. **Warning, this episode contains adult language.**
March 28, 2016
#9 Crimble Bramble
This week, special guests from ReplyAll hosts Alex Goldman and PJ Vogt play Brittany some funnies - all clips from comedy shows. **Warning, this episode co
March 14, 2016
#8 'A Window to the Magic'
This week, Brittany and co-host Chris Neary dive deep into one podcast all about Disney, and the love story behind it. Featured Podcast this We
March 7, 2016
#7 'Relationship Goals'
This week, Brittany guides us through the world of relationships...with a special interview from Relationship Goals podcast makers Danyel Smith and Elliott Wilson. **W
February 29, 2016
#6 'We Slay'
This week, Brittany covers southern idioms, Beyonce, and Trump with Another Round hosts, Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton. **Warning, this episode contains a
February 22, 2016
#5 'I Don't Sweat'
This week, CEO of Gimlet and host of StartUp, Alex Blumberg, plays a special podcast playlist for Brittany. **Warning, th
February 15, 2016
#4 'My Thorn and My Muse'
Brittany plays a special playlist for podcast lover Molly Ringwald. **Warning, this episode contains content and language not suitable for children.** Episode
February 1, 2016
#3 'Tiny Bank Teller'
This week Sampler brings you a few more golden gems of audio from three very different podcasts, and returning guest co-host, Chri
January 20, 2016
#1 'Magic and Tonic'
Sampler brings you the best moments from the world of podcasts. Each week, we'll feature bite size tastes from a variety of shows plus w