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Timber—Stories for Podcasters

Selected stories with intros written and read by Timber cofounder Jon Christensen

The Academic Whose Podcast Is Trying to Change the Law

The Academic Whose Podcast Is Trying to Change the Law

Probable Causation wants to bring research out of the ivory tower and into the fabric of our lives.

Prefer to listen instead? We add new stories regularly to the podcast Timber—Stories for Podcasters. For that class of workers known as “the media,” reach is everything and having an audience is the ultimate goal. For academics, however, the equation […]

She Set Out to Change the World, Not Entertain It.

She Set Out to Change the World, Not Entertain It.

Rabia Chaudry's story of creating the breakout, genre-busting hit, Undisclosed.

Prefer to listen instead? We add new stories regularly to the podcast Timber—Stories for Podcasters. As soon as Serial ended, Rabia Chaudry knew she needed to act. It was 2014. Sarah Koenig’s 12-parter, about the 1999 murder of Hae Min […]

The Science Journalists Who Don’t Care If You Don’t Like Their Vocal Fry

The Science Journalists Who Don’t Care If You Don’t Like Their Vocal Fry

The hosts of science podcast Weirdest Thing are young, casual, chatty, and female—traits that some say are their weakness, but to them is their strength.

Prefer to listen instead? We add new stories regularly to the podcast Timber—Stories for Podcasters. Another day at work. Your coworker tells you about an archaeological dig that uncovered the skeleton of a baby that, apparently, was born in the […]

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