Caitlin Thompson, The Globe and Mail

Caitlin Thompson

The Globe and Mail

New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Caitlin:

Looking for a new podcast? Check out our top recommendations

Whether you’re new to podcasts or have been listening to them for years, this guide will help you freshen up your playlist and discover some new favourites → Read More

Feast your ears on these five food podcasts

These food-centric audio shows are better than many of the offerings on TV, writes Caitlin Thompson. → Read More

The 10 best podcasts of 2018

In A Pod of One’s Own, Caitlin Thompson is your go-to guide and curator of the best shows from the world of podcasts. → Read More

Five business podcasts that are anything but boring

These quirky shows technically cover business, but also enlighten and entertain, and in some cases advise → Read More

Five science podcasts that will feed your brain

These mostly female science shows use thoughtful storytelling, sound design and formatting to lure listeners into grappling with complex subject matter → Read More

Five film podcasts for the majority of us

If fanboy culture has taught us anything in a post-Star Wars-reboot world, it’s that angry, entitled white male voices can drown out the subtler conversations. Not so with these five shows. → Read More

Five of the most compelling serialized podcasts

You’ve probably heard of Serial, but here are some others that will keep you wanting more → Read More

What makes a great podcast? Here are five classics you should hear right now

Any good podcast should have two of these three qualities: great theme, great host(s), great format → Read More

High touch, high value » Nieman Journalism Lab

"We're likely to see a return to the studio model, where IP is the most valuable asset a media company or an independent producer can leverage." → Read More

The last mass medium finally emerges » Nieman Journalism Lab

"As streaming on-demand content grows, we'll see the rise of audio discovery outside of a dedicated app, and integrated into the ways we already share content on social streams, the open web, and on mobile." → Read More

Why hasn't Facebook ruined the mysterious world of clones? We got a TV scientist to explain.

Sarah and Helena hash it out in captivity, Cosima's new girlfriend might be sinister and Paul takes on the government – until it blows up in his face. → Read More

The Clone's Guide to Breaking Out of Prison

Sarah and Helena are locked up together - but according to our clone hosts, they're still so far apart. Cosima has a hot date and Gracie's gone full CW. → Read More

Get to know one of our clone's monitors. He's a really, really nice guy.

Hanna and Emma puzzle out Orphan Black's action-packed second episode: Paul is back with a vengeance, Helena's getting waterboarded in the desert and Donnie grows some stones. → Read More

What is everyone's problem on Mad Men? We talked to some smart ladies

While the characters on this show might be "OK," they're never actually ok. Why not? → Read More

Listen to the first episode of our new Mad Men podcast. It goes deep.

In this kickoff episode of our new Mad Men podcast, we’re going deep into the past seven years. Where are we going? Where have we been? All will be revealed. → Read More

The Year Aaliyah Made a Comeback

It's like the icy cool R&B songstress who ruled the '90s is back - in the form of four new R&B artists who gave us familiar chills. → Read More

The Bad Feminist's Guide Enjoying Hip Hop

From dissecting "Blurred Lines" to finding modern-day poets who still insist on casually using the term "bitch," essayist Roxane Gay talks about where she draws the line. → Read More

Emoji Is Changing What We Say to Each Other

As one couple found out, visual texting is surprisingly good for emotional expression. → Read More

Knowing Your N@ighbor, Hacking Your Kids

It’s not always so easy to make friends with your neighbors. Can technology help? Plus, programming families like software to the true roots of NYC's tech boom. → Read More

The Subtly Experimental Indie R&B of Bernice

Bernice is a band from Toronto, the project of imaginative songwriter and acrobatic singer Robin Dann. Dann says of the band, "We play indie R&B - songs that breathe, sometimes dance, and have plenty of soul and body feel." David Garland welcomes Bernice to the WNYC Studio for performance and conversation. → Read More