Moments of Hark

May 2024

From the origin of Humpty Dumpty to the world's dumbest criminal, here's 100 minutes of the best podcast moments ever.

From the origin of Humpty Dumpty to the world's dumbest criminal, here's 100 minutes of... more

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Hosted byJody Avirgan

Curated byHark Editors

22 CLIPS1 HR 41 MINS
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Buying Coffee Beans in Panama

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Lizzie Peabody is in Panama to see how coffee shops select the perfect coffee beans to make their cup of Joe.
Buying Coffee Beans in Panama

Sidedoor

4 MINS
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The Surprising History of Mr. Potato Head

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You know the Mr. Potato Head that we all love? When he was first conceived in 1952, he looked VERY different.
The Surprising History of Mr. Potato Head

Today In History with The Retrospectors

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You’re Never Too Old

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Jean Ketcham may be an octogenarian, but that hasn’t stopped her skydiving or even posing naked for a calendar.
You’re Never Too Old

Finally! A Show

6 MINS
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Roger Ebert’s Dying Words

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Do you know what Roger Ebert's dying words were? The singer Clem Snide discusses the song he made all about him.
Roger Ebert’s Dying Words

The Best Advice Show

5 MINS
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Don't Bring Bowen Yang to Yellowstone

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As a kid, Bowen Yang’s family took a trip to Yellowstone. There was an incident at Old Faithful for which his mom has never forgiven him.
Don't Bring Bowen Yang to Yellowstone

Family Trips with the Meyers Brothers

3 MINS
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Peter the Wolf

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Judd Esty-Kendall’s father loved animals, from raccoons to hawks. But there was one he loved more than any other, Peter the wolf.
Peter the Wolf

StoryCorps

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The Making of TikTok’s Boom-Bling

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Whenever you watch a TikTok video, you hear a sonic logo at the end to signify it came from TikTok. And the process to create that sting was surprisingly long.
The Making of TikTok’s Boom-Bling

Twenty Thousand Hertz

5 MINS
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Ian Karmel Gets a Text

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Ian Karmel was drinking with a woman after a live podcast show, and the next morning, he received a very hot text message from her.
Ian Karmel Gets a Text

Bad Dates

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“I Just Wanted to Go to Foot Locker”

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Trevor Noah tells the hilarious story of what happened when he tried to buy some sneakers in El Paso, Texas, but things went very wrong.
“I Just Wanted to Go to Foot Locker”

What Now? with Trevor Noah

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The 1860’s “Wide Awake” Anti-Slavery Youth Movement

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A new book by Jon Grinspan explores the youth protest movement of 1860, the anti-slavery “Wide Awakes”
The 1860’s “Wide Awake” Anti-Slavery Youth Movement

History Unplugged Podcast

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The World’s Dumbest Criminal

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Eighteen-year-old Ruben Zarate wanted to rob a muffler shop. That was the first of his many very bad decisions.
The World’s Dumbest Criminal

Stuff You Should Know

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Don't Skip the Museum Gift Shop

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Comedian Taylor Tomlinson joins Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang to rant for 60 seconds on a part of life that really infuriates her.
Don't Skip the Museum Gift Shop

Las Culturistas with Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang

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Squelches and Chimes: The Making of The Flaming Lips’ Biggest Song

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‘Do You Realize??’ was the most successful song from the Oklahoma band’s album ‘Yoshimi Vs. The Pink Robots.’ This is how they put it all together.
Squelches and Chimes: The Making of The Flaming Lips’ Biggest Song

Song Exploder

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Blundering Through Life

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Catherine Palmer is a blunderer. This is her story about all the mistakes she’s made, and how she desperately tried to stop when she had kids.
Blundering Through Life

The Moth

5 MINS
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The Most Romantic Bar in the Country

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McGillin’s Olde Ale House is the oldest bar in Philadelphia. And judging by the stories that come out of it, it’s the most romantic too.
The Most Romantic Bar in the Country

This is Love

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How ‘The Dress’ Became the Internet’s Biggest Ever Story

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Was it white and gold or blue and black? The color of one woman’s dress captivated the internet for a week in 2015. This is the story behind it.
How ‘The Dress’ Became the Internet’s Biggest Ever Story

Sixteenth Minute (of Fame)

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Running Away to the World’s Fair

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12-year-old Dominic Tucci ran away from his Long Island home to the 1964 World’s Fair in Queens and spent two weeks there.
Running Away to the World’s Fair

StoryCorps

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Grieving the Dad He Never Knew

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Scott Young’s father died fighting in Vietnam. When visiting the Vietnam Memorial in DC, he experienced a profound sense of loss and welcomed the comfort of a stranger.
Grieving the Dad He Never Knew

The Moth

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Running a Marathon with a Ukelele

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Hugh Neilson is running his first marathon, aged 58. And he’s doing it while playing Beatles songs on the ukelele!
Running a Marathon with a Ukelele

This is Ottawa

4 MINS
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When Trevor Noah Met Jason Bateman

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When Trevor Noah was the guest on ‘Smartless,’ he told this wonderful story about the embarrassing time he met Jason Bateman for the first time.
When Trevor Noah Met Jason Bateman

SmartLess

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The Surprising Origin of Humpty Dumpty

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What do you picture when you hear the nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty? It turns out we’re all completely wrong.
The Surprising Origin of Humpty Dumpty

Twenty Thousand Hertz

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Jon Ronson’s Family Portrait

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When Jon Ronson’s parents won an award for their hotel, they marked it by commissioning an artist to paint a family portrait. It did not go as planned.
Jon Ronson’s Family Portrait

Walking The Dog with Emily Dean

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Jody Avirgan

Curated byHark Editors

22 CLIPS1 HR 41 MINS

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