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Alabamian recommends: Podcasts

Why Won’t You Date Me? (Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Online)  Hosted by Nicole Byer, this zany and raunchy podcast focuses on Byer’s inability to find “the one.” With guests consisting of former flings, fellow comedians and Byer’s closest friends, listeners are sure to find nuggets of romance-related wisdom buried between the laughs.  S-Town (Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Online and full text transcript)  A must-listen for any Alabama citizen, this true-life narrative is guided by NPR’s Brian Reed. What begins as an investigation of corrupt law enforcement quickly becomes an intimate dive into the life of one eccentric, brilliant and lonely man.    Dr. Death (Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Online) ...

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Summer stand-up comedy round-up

The world of stand-up comedy is one that is constantly in motion, fluid and ever-changing. For avid consumers of the artform it can sometimes feel as though new specials come in waves; and, just as one crests, so do another seven right behind it, all equally imposing. This becomes especially true during the summer months. So, for those who may have been too overwhelmed by the rising tide of content to actually enjoy it, here are the season’s stand-out’s:    1. John Mulaney’s “Kid Gorgeous”  Kicking off the series of summer specials was Mulaney’s third stand-up routine, “Kid Gorgeous,” which was released...

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