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Summer Podcasts 2019

If you’re anything like us, the countdown to summer is already underway; bikinis and bermudas bought, flights booked, festival tickets secured, and everything else that makes it the season we look forward to for…well, about ten months of the year!


But one thing you can’t plan too far ahead is your podcast to-do list; after all, there seems to be new favourites popping up on a daily basis! Well, we’re ready to call it, and commit to some awesome audio newcomers who’ll keep us company through the summer months!




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This brand new true crime treat has something of a unique twist, in that they reckon it’s information from the public that’s going to help them crack some cases. Attentive listeners might know cold-case investigator Paul Holes from My Favourite Murder, and that’s no fluke; the team behind that particular favourite are also the involved in this one!




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There’s already a lot of reasons to love Michael Lewis, the author responsible for The Blind Side, Moneyball and The Big Short. Well, here’s one more! With a raised eyebrow and a wry smile, our host with the most takes a look at why – from sports to politics and just about everywhere in between – good old fashioned fairness seems…well, old fashioned! It’s smart, it’s sharp, and it’s sometimes pretty stimulating – everything you could want in a podcast, then!




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Amazing fiction podcasts aren’t nearly as common as their true-to-life counterparts…but then most can’t boast a recent Oscar winner as its star! Yes, Rami Malek – last seen collecting his gong for Bohemian Rhapsody! – is front and centre of this apocalyptic thriller, which tells the tale of a power cut to upend the world as we know it. Addictive and arresting, it won’t just be the summer sun that gets you sweating!




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OK, so this one hasn’t even landed yet, but we already know we’re going to love it! That’s because the whole thing is presented by lifestyle expert, fashion designer, bestselling author – and, most importantly, “LC from The Hills” Lauren Conrad! Picking the brains of successful pals and taking inspiration from her social media followers, we imagine top tips and sage advice will be the name of the game!



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