Feb 26, 2010

Enter Rome on a podcast

My new favourite podcast is The History of Rome. It takes a complex storyline and weaves it into the most engaging tale, from the start of the Roman Empire to the end.


My love of radio truly began in my high school years, with Tony Delroy’s midnight 25-question quiz “The Challenge” (ABC Local Radio). It was always welcome company when I was up late doing a last-minute essay (often).

These days, I’m not a big live listener, but I am a podcast girl. It’s a pretty daggy technology really: download, listen. But that’s what’s so lovely about it. For a while my listening consisted of one show, Slate‘s Political Gabfest — perfect for the ins and outs of US politics with a dose of humour.

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  1. Paul Ferraro

    Huh. No reader suggestions yet? How about also checking out NPR’s ‘Its All Politics’.
    Another interesting political podcast focussing primarily upon domestic US issues. Ken Rudin especially is a gem.

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