Everyone a good story – The truth is however that NOT everyone loves to read them. Memphis’ ubiquitous stories and experiences NEED to be told, and considering the diversity and culture of Bluff City, there will never be a shortage of tales to be told, opinions to be expressed, and advice to be given. Podcasts provide the goods when it comes to content, details, and a personal perspective, and are one of the fastest-growing mediums to experience these stories. Here are 10 of the best perspectives in Memphis, spanning a gamut of topics and perspectives. Don’t miss out!
Note: All descriptions sourced directly from the individual podcasts.
I Love Memphis Podcast
Description: Website: Co-hosted by Kevin Cerrito, host of MSL on Sports56 radio, and Holly Whitfield, author of the I Love Memphis blog. Featuring the voice of the Grizzlies, Rick Trotter. Special guest Joe Birch. Every month you can listen to the I Love Memphis podcast, an extension of ilovememphisblog.com, where Holly and Kevin will talk about our favorite Memphis things, interview a guest, and give you a plan for things to do in Memphis in the upcoming month.
Key Exchanges in the 901
Description: Key Exchanges in the 901 is the podcast that seeks to share the real stories of the real estate community in Memphis. These are the stories that allow every key to change hands and the stories that are shaping the real estate market in our city.
BLUES in the BASEMENT powered by KUDZUKIAN
Description: The blues served in a way that is educational, enlightening, honest to the culture and funny!
Grits and Grinds: Memphis Grizzlies
Description: A Memphis Grizzlies podcast from Keith Parish, host and co-creator of Fastbreak Breakfast.
Young Black and Married
Description: Justin and Ariel are residents of Memphis Tennessee. They have a passion for the arts and the things of a God. They have an unwavering desire to see people healthy and grow in life and in Christ.
Creative Memphis Podcast
Description: Creative Memphis Podcast is an every other week talk-podcast with hosts Billy Nation and Andrew Lebowitz, featuring a guest from the Memphis creative scene. The listener gets to hear about the guest’s history, body of work, and perspectives on creativity all in relation to Memphis. Guests are varied, though relate to the design field, culinary industry, photography, art, or add to Memphis culture in some way. The audio podcasts are typically an hour in length and include conversations about design, entertaining, art, creative history, and cultural generators in the greater Memphis area.
Gainin’ Fast On Memphis: The Podcast
Description: Join host Aaron R. Shriver as he launches the Music Interview podcast Gainin’ Fast On Memphis. Aaron is a long time Eric Church fan and a proud member of the Fan Club “The Church Choir”, they have been called rabid at times, but they are some of the most passionate group of fans in the music industry. Aaron has made a few close friends along the way, and each week he interviews those friends.
Memphis is Funny
Description: Memphis comedy gets a closer look every week with Carlie Lawerence and Doug Gillon from memphisisfunny.com. Hear a recap of the previous week’s funny business, a preview of upcoming shows and events, and special insight into local comedy from a new featured guest each episode.
Truth & Justice with Bob Ruff
Description: Bob Ruff is currently investigating the double homicide of Fort Worth couple Agnes and Lloyd “Smitty” Courtney. The Truth & Justice Podcast recently wrapped up Season 7 (The Murder of Bill Little), and Season 5 (The Forgotten West Memphis Three). The podcast investigates a new potential wrongful conviction case every season. Bob asks listeners to help with the investigation, in an attempt to prove who actually committed the crimes and free the wrongfully convicted.
Our Memphis History
Description: Our Memphis History exists in order to preserve our local history. We take seriously the responsibility to remember and document the events that make up our history.
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