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Looking for your next podcast obsession?
Having trouble sorting through the almost 300,000 podcasts out there?

We can help. Let Tripp Eldredge, your friendly Podcast Jockey introduce you to new national and local podcasts on Start Hear. Each episode will provide you with three podcasts (2 national and 1 local) that might be new to you, some audio clips to pique your interest, and a few other tidbits from the exploding world of podcasts.

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This week on Start Hear:

  • An Arm and a Leg: A podcast about the cost of healthcare.
  • Portraits: Art, biography, history and identity collide in this podcast from the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.
  • Tragedy to Triumph: Amazing stories from people in Recovery hosted by Aaron Laine.

This week on Start Hear:

  • Sidedoor: More than 154 million treasures fill the Smithsonian's vaults, but where public view ends, Sidedoor begins.
  • Breaking Beliefs: Explore the internal beliefs that drive your habits that prevent you from what you want most in your life.
  • Move Norwood Forward: Norwood, Ohio is a city full of passionate citizens. Every Monday, join local resident Jon Moore as he interviews the people who are moving Norwood forward.

This week on Start Hear:

  • A Taste of the Past: Linda Pelaccio, a culinary historian, takes a weekly journey through the history of food.
  • Passenger List: A missing plane, a cabin full of suspects, a search for truth.
  • Organize 365: Home organization tips, strategies and motivation with professional organizer Lisa Woodruff.

This week on Start Hear:

  • Road to Somewhere: For anyone grappling with life changes, co-hosts Lisa Oz & Jill Herzig, explore how to get fearless about transformation & actually enjoy theride.
  • The Genius of Liberty: A podcast series about the crucial yet forgotten role Ohio played in the fight for woman suffrage.
  • What The F*t: A podcast about what it means to be fit... whatever the f**k that means.

This week on Start Hear:

  • 1619: In August of 1619, a ship carrying more than 20 enslaved Africans arrived in the British colony of Virginia. America was not yet America, but this was the moment it began.
  • Far From Home: Award-winning radio journalist Scott Gurian documents unexpected adventures and chance encounters with interesting people around the world.
  • Why Are You Like This? Jaimi Ryan and Austin Williams talk human behavior and pseudoscience under a cloud of sage as they attempt to determine why people are the way that they are.

This week on Start Hear:

  • Levar Burton Reads: Lose yourself in a great story as LeVar Burton reads a piece of short fiction.
  • Today in True Crime: Crime never takes a day off, and neither do we.
  • Bawse with a Cause: A podcast designed to explore and advance the perspectives, experiences, stories, and insights of leaders of color in the wider nonprofit sector.

This week on Start Hear:

  • Hidden Brain: A conversation about life's unseen patterns, hosted by NPR Science correspondent Shankar Vedantam.
  • Room 20: A story about the search for a man's identity and the truth about his accident.
  • Night of the Living Podcast: We like to talk about more than just horror films.

This week on Start Hear:

  • Cabinet of Curiosities: An encyclopedic collection of the extraordinary, the unbelievable, the unsettling, and the bizarre.
  • 1865: April 15, 1865. President Lincoln is dead and the country in turmoil.
  • Wondertwins: Every week, siblings Jane and Jonathan gather under a tent made of cheap moving blankets to talk about the important things.

This week on Start Hear:

This week on Start Hear:

  • Love Letters: A single, burning question about love and relationships, every season. Explored through stories.
  • Noble Blood: Explore the stories of some of history's most fascinating royals: the tyrants and the tragic, the murderers and the murdered, and everyone in between.
  • Unstoppable Talk: Take a look at business and technology innovators in Cincinnati and beyond.

This week on Start Hear:

  • Dissect: Breaking long-form musical analysis into short, digestible episodes.
  • Rap Parlee: Discussions, reviews, analysis and explorations opf all things rap and rap related.
  • Get Schooled by Reeves and Ford: Chris Reeves and Joel Ford are high school counselors who spend a lot of time on college admission.

This week on Start Hear:

This week on Start Hear:

  • Ripley's Believe It or Notcast: Find the answers to everything you never knew you needed to know.
  • Bleeped: A documentary podcast about censorship and those who firmly stand up to it.
  • Making Progress: Clyde Gray and CPS Superintendent Laura Mitchell discuss strategic priorities, new initiatives and partnerships designed to strengthen the city's public schools.

This week on Start Hear:

  • ICONography: A history podcast about icons, real and imagined, that shape our idea of a place.
  • Man In The Window: An investigative reporter uncovers never before revealed details about one of California's most deadly serial killers.
  • Textual Tension: A Love-Hate Relationship with Romance Novels.

This week on Start Hear:

  • Studio 360: A smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts.
  • Lauren Conrad: Asking for a Friend: Lifestyle expert Lauren Conrad hosts a variety of experts for candid conversations on everything from life, love, and business.
  • Junk Food Dinner: A weekly podcast devoted to cult films, horror movies and everything weird and wild about the cinematic art form.

This week on Start Hear:

  • Documentaries: More than 140 programs on topics such as health, history, education and justice.
  • This Land: This podcast traces how a cut and dry homicide opened up an investigation into the treaty rights of five Native American tribes.
  • The Gravel Lot: Where the real conversation about all things bike and trail-related in the Greater Cincinnati area happens.

This week on Start Hear:

  • Hello from the Magic Tavern: A weekly podcast from The Vermilion Minotaur in the land of Foon where Arnie Niekamp interviews wizards, monsters and adventurers.
  • The Shrink Next Door: A story about power, control and turning to the wrong person for help for three decades.
  • UC Classics: Ancient World: Join the experts from the Department of Classics at the University of Cincinnati as we explore facets of life in the ancient Mediterranean world.

This week on Start Hear:

  • More or Less: Behind the Statistics: Tim Harford and the More or Less team try to make sense of the statistics which surround us.
  • White Lies: Two journalists return to the site of a 1965 murder to expose the lies that kept it from being solved.
  • Past Time: A podcast, hosted by two paleontologists, that explores how we know what we know about the past.

This week on Start Hear:

  • The Inquiry: The Inquiry gets beyond the headlines to explore the trends, forces and ideas shaping the world.
  • The Nocturnists: A live show and podcast where health professionals tell stories from the world of medicine.
  • The 90-Second Naturalist: A daily glimpse into the natural world from Thane Maynard, President of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden.

This week on Start Hear:

  • With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus: Take a seat with Lauren as she passes off her hosting duties to a new funny friend every week.
  • The Chernobyl Podcast: Peter Sagal and Craig Mazin discuss the true stories that shaped the scenes, themes and characters.
  • Speech Science Podcast: Interviews with leaders in the field of speech and language therapy and individuals who are making a difference in the lives of others with disabilities.

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