The Podshop The Pod Shop is WAMU's new initiative to train and support aspiring podcasters in the Washington, D.C., region.
The Podshop

The Podshop

From WAMU 88.5

The Pod Shop is WAMU's new initiative to train and support aspiring podcasters in the Washington, D.C., region.

Most Recent Episodes

Perpetual Blackness Pilot

Nichelle Calhoun has chased stories of the Black experience internationally and nationally. Perpetual Blackness brings that search back to her roots in the D.C. metro area, where she believes her past and present intersect most poetically. Perpetual Blackness tells the stories of the DMV's many layers of diasporic Blackness as it parallels Nichelle's family's journey over nine generations — from enslavement in rural Virginia to contemporary life in one of the country's Blackest, bougiest suburbs. Music featured in this episode: 4am by Makaih Beats Power by Kudo NYC LoveChances by Makaih Beats

Mixed Until Combined Pilot

Jordan Chacon is a Jewish Latina born and raised in the D.C. metro area. She studied environmental sciences and sociology at University of Wisconsin−Madison and now pursues her passion for cooking and eating as a chef in D.C. Mixed Until Combined highlights the changing face and voice of America's food culture and society. Jordan brings listeners behind the line and into the kitchens of chefs with mixed identities who combine their background, experiences, personality and soul into culinary art. Music featured in this episode: Hoy vine aquí by Ramita de Cedro Rise and Shine by Audiobinger

Dating While Gray Pilot

Laura Stassi is a writer who moved to Reston, Virginia, after her almost 30-year marriage ended. Being single feels like being a stranger in a strange land, and she's not sure how to navigate the terrain. Dating While Gray features the true stories of people age 50 and older who are seeking that special someone. Music featured in this episode: Neil Young — Heart of Gold (Florian Paetzold Edit) Who Wants A Man by No Monster Club Home Home at Last by Blue Dot Sessions Bloom by Jahzzar

Dish City Pilot

Patrick Fort and Ruth Tam are producers at WAMU. They both love to eat and talk about food—often at the same time. That's why they make Dish City. The show digs into D.C.'s iconic foods, who eats them and how both are changing. Theme music by Daniel Peterschmidt More music featured in this episode: Walking Shoes by Blue Dot Sessions The Zeppelin by Blue Dot Sessions Spunk Lit by Blue Dot Sessions Admin by A. A. Aalto Lanky by Blue Dot Sessions Greylock by Blue Dot Sessions Tu connais Babar by Mocke

She Served Pilot

Victoria Chamberlin is an active duty public affairs officer in the U.S. Army, and is pursuing a master's degree in journalism at Georgetown University. Her podcast, She Served, challenges perceptions of what it means to be a veteran by showcasing the voices of women in the military. Music featured in this episode: Is That You or Are You You? by Chris Zabriskie Cylinder Five by Chris Zabriskie The Minutes by Scott Gratton Reveille performed by The U.S. Army Band Kenney Floreat - On the Line Podington Bear - Night Vision The Books - Clarinet Clock Loop

Perpetual Blackness: Trailer

Nichelle Calhoun has chased stories of the Black experience internationally and nationally. Perpetual Blackness brings that search back to her roots in the D.C. metro area, where she believes her past and present intersect most poetically. Perpetual Blackness tells the stories of the DMV's many layers of diasporic Blackness as it parallels Nichelle's family's journey over nine generations—from enslavement in rural Virginia to contemporary life in one of the country's Blackest, bougiest suburbs.

Mixed Until Combined: Trailer

Jordan Chacon is a Jewish Latina born and raised in the D.C. metro area. She studied environmental sciences and sociology at University of Wisconsin−Madison and now pursues her passion for cooking and eating as a chef in D.C. Her podcast, Mixed Until Combined, highlights the changing face and voice of America's food culture and society. Jordan brings listeners behind the line and into the kitchens of chefs with mixed identities who combine their background, experiences, personality and soul into culinary art.

The Glossary: Trailer

Roger C. Vann is host of The Glossary—one father's guide to parenting in the school-to-prison pipeline. In 2017, his teenage son was charged as an adult and convicted of three felonies. Roger has worked as a social justice advocate at the state and national levels for 30 years. He and his wife are parents of three children.

She Served: Trailer

Victoria Chamberlin is an active duty public affairs officer in the U.S. Army, and is pursuing a master's degree in journalism at Georgetown University. Her podcast, She Served, challenges perceptions of what it means to be a veteran by showcasing the voices of women in the military.

Dating While Gray: Trailer

Laura Stassi is a writer who moved to Reston, Virginia, after her almost 30-year marriage ended. Being single feels like being a stranger in a strange land, and she's not sure how to navigate the terrain. Her podcast, Dating While Gray, features the true stories of people age 50 and older who are seeking that special someone.

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