Description: An extension of the sardonic The City That Breeds blog, this podcast—hosted by Evan The Mayor, Dennis The Cynic, Casey The Kasem, and a rotating cast of guests—is a sometimes crude, always opinionated romp through Baltimore news and culture.
For Fans of: The Howard Stern Show
Platforms: FeedBurner, iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher
Description: When Serial ended its first season in late 2014, a lot of questions remained about the 1999 murder of Woodlawn High School senior Hae Min Lee and the subsequent conviction of her ex-boyfriend, Adnan Syed. Hosted by Rabia Chaudry (yes, the Rabia who first brought the case to Serial host Sarah Koenig’s attention), this podcast continues the investigation with help from law school professor Colin Miller and D.C.-based attorney Susan Simpson.
For Fans of: Serial
Platforms: AudioBoom, iTunes
Description: We have it on good authority that even some MASN employees listen to brothers Josh and Matt Sroka and their childhood-friend-turned-in-law, Bert Rode, as they discuss the Ravens, Orioles, Terps, and other sports and pop-culture news of the week.
For Fans of: The Bill Simmons Podcast
Description: For the past 10 years, Stoop Storytelling has brought together Baltimoreans from all walks of life to tell stories around a dedicated theme. (Full disclosure: Baltimore magazine is a media sponsor of the series.) These recordings bring those revealing speakers to your speakers.
For fans of: This American Life
Keep Calm and Rock On
Description: Towson High grads Michael Koehler, Jamie Green, and Angelo Christino discuss the latest rock news and welcome big-name guests like E Street Band member Nils Lofgren and veteran Rolling Stone editor Anthony DeCurtis.
For Fans of: U Talkin’ U2 To Me?
Description: Hosted by Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Dr. Rick Lange, a professor of medicine at Hopkins, this weekly podcast is a brief digest of the latest health headlines, covering everything from sleep to the safety of silicone breast implants.
For Fans of: Science Friday
Enoch Pratt Free Library Writers LIVE
Description: Can’t make it to the Pratt to see your favorite scribe? These recordings are the next best thing, capturing poetry readings, lectures, and appearances by writers of both local and national renown.
For fans of: Longform Podcast
The Digression Sessions
Descriptions: Baltimore comics Mike Moran and Josh Kuderna riff on comedy, life, and pop culture in this weekly(ish) podcast. They often get great guests as well, including national comedians such as Patton Oswalt, Matt Walsh, and Ralphie May.
For fans of: WTF with Marc Maron
Platforms: iTunes, Stitcher
The Hawk Chronicles
Description: This old-timey radio series follows Kate Hawk, a Baltimore police detective who becomes an intergalactic crime-fighter after finding a TARDIS-like capsule on top of a grocery store in Little Italy.
For Fans of: Welcome to Night Vale
Platforms: The Eastern Shore’s WCEM-AM 1240 every Friday at 12:30 p.m.
The Startup Soirée Podcast
Description: A continuation of the Startup Soirée business networking organization, each episode features an interview with a local entrepreneur.
For Fans of: Foundation
Platforms: iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher