Start Hear

  • Hosted by Tripp Eldredge

Looking for your next podcast obsession?

With over 900,000 podcasts and 30 million episodes available, it's nearly impossible to know where to begin.

Start Hear, hosted by Tripp Eldredge, will introduce you to local and national podcasts worth checking out.

You'll find podcasts that might be new to you, some audio clips to pique your interest, and a few other tidbits from the exploding world of podcasts, including a weekly look at what's hot across the nation.

Plus, don't miss the Start Hear Collections for more Cincinnati Public Radio podcasts, curated recommendations from Tripp, the staff and listeners of WVXU. You can make a recommendation too!

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This week on Start Hear:

  • Judge John Hodgman: Leigh files suit against her son Duncan. Duncan is ready to take to the open road on a motorcycle.
  • Wow in the World: Does sushi make us smarter? What did early humans eat to make their brains develop?
  • The 90-Second Naturalist: Thane Maynard, Director of the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden gives you a daily glimpse into the natural world.

This week on Start Hear:

  • Radio Diaries: Majd’s Diary - Two Years in the Life of a Saudi Girl. 19-year old Majd tries to come to terms with her dreams and her expectations. 
  • Freakonomics RadioIs the Internet Being Ruined? How do companies like Google and Facebook affect how we use the internet?
  • Creative City: HighStreet Co-founder Leah Spurrier talks about how she launched her career with a clear vision and a solid plan.

This week on Start Hear:

  • 99% Invisible: Visionary Doug Engelbart created prototypes of computing tools and applications decades before Apple and Google we household names.
  • Sword & Scale: Host Mike Boudet looks at the 20 year anniversary of one of the strangest tales in modern American religious history.
  • Hear Cincinnati: Like most of us, the hosts of WCPO's podcast just can't get enough of Fiona, the Cincinnati Zoo's baby hippo.

This week on Start Hear:

This week on Start Hear:

  • FilmspottingJosh and Adam are all revved up to discuss the latest installment in the Fast & Furious franchise, FURIOUS 7, and they share their Top 5 Fast & Furious Moments.
  • The GuestlistSean Cannon speaks with Steve Burns, who has just released a new album, "Foreverywhere," with longtime collaborator Steven Drozd.
  • Kitchen ConvosRachel DesRochers sits down with Brian Busken to hear about his side of the family business.

This week on Start Hear, Tripp continues his investigation into great national and local podcasts.

Join Tripp Eldredge as he explores the world of podcasts on the first episode of Start Hear.