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The best podcasts in October 2020—the Michelle Obama Podcast and the Missing Cryptoqueen

Plus get a grip on American politics in Left, Right, and Centre

By Charlotte Runcie   October 2020

The Michelle Obama Podcast, Higher Ground & Spotify

Podcasts are useful for people who want to be heard on their own terms, and that’s exactly what Michelle Obama is doing with the format: taking the microphone as her own. She doesn’t sidestep the reason she’s so famous—in fact, her first guest is her husband—but she quickly moves on to make this a very personal series, beautifully produced with music and a compelling pace, filled with Obama’s own thoughtful, generous perspectives as she interviews her guests.…

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