31 New Episodes From Luminary


Luminary has 31 new podcast episodes available on its premium content network this week. The episodes cover leadership, news and politics, scripted storytelling, female empowerment, and more. Here’s the full list:

1. “The Axe Files”: From David Axelrod. Kevin McCarthy, Republican Congressman from California and the current House Minority Leader joins David for a spirited discussion about his meteoric rise through the ranks of Republican leaders, the Mueller investigation, and President Trump’s ongoing battle with House Democrats. (Monday, 5/27)
2. “Sincerely, X” from TED with Sarah Kay: This week, Sarah tells the story of a Baptist preacher from a small town in the deep south, where church means everything and tradition runs deep. But he has a secret too radical even for his open-minded congregation — he doesn’t believe in Hell. (Monday, 5/27)
3. “Note to Self”: with Manoush Zomorodi, from WNYC. This week Manoush is joined by Gretchen Rubin, author of the blockbuster The Happiness Project , where she shares her best tips and strategies for organizing your brain, your laptop, and your life. (Monday, 5/27)
4. “Passion Economy” with Adam Davidson: Nicholas Morgenstern joines Adam as they discuss how Nicholas turned a childhood comfort into a wildly successful business — Morgenstern’s Finest Ice Cream – all on his own terms. (Monday, 5/27)
5. “Wisdom from the Top” from Guy Raz, best known for How I Built This, is the first person to have three podcasts on the top 20 chart. This week, Guy Raz interviews retail mastermind Mickey Drexler who takes us through a history lesson about two of America’s most iconic retail brands – The Gap and J.Crew. (Tuesday, 5/28)
6. “Celeste & Her Best” with Celeste Barber: On this week’s episode, Celeste chats it up with Lisa Rinna from Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Aside from digging into the infamous and adopted Vanderpump dog, they chat about just how hard it is to make it in Hollywood. (Tuesday, 5/28)
7. “LGBTQ&A from The Advocate” magazine, hosted by Jeffrey Masters. This week, Jeffrey interviews Jose Antonio Vargas, “the most famous undocumented immigrant in America.” (Tuesday, 5/28)
8. “Karamo,” with Queer Eye star, Karamo Brown. In the continuation of this two-part episode about family and sexuality, Karamo interviews a father and daughter and welcomes Anthony Ramos from GLAAD to weigh in on this sensitive topic. (Wednesday, 5/29)
9. “Hear to Slay” with Roxane Gay & Tressie McMillan Cottom: HBO’s Insecure is getting ready to kick off it’s third season and Natasha Rothwell joins this week to talk about money, from negotiating for more, getting paid what you deserve, and so much more. (Thursday, 5/30)
10. “The Ten from The Advocate”: Editor-in-Chief, Zach Stafford, is joined by Lauren Morelli, the EP and showrunner of Tales of the City, a Netflix show launching in June (the sequel to the 1993 mini-series Tales of The City). Lauren talks about the upcoming show and how she came to realize that she was queer while working as a writer for Orange is the New Black. (Thursday, 5/30)
11. “Poetics” hosted by Omari Hardwick: This week Omari hosts Rodney Jerkins, aka Darkchild, a multi-Grammy award winning rapper, producer, and songwriter. Darkchild has worked with artists such as Sam Smith, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, and Mary J.Blige, helping them find innovative ways to refine their craft. (Thursday, 5/30)
12. “Stoop Talks with Leila Day and Hana Baba”: This week Leila and Hana interview “Bob the Drag Queen,” a fan favorite from RuPaul’s Drag Race. (Friday, 5/31)
13. “The C-Word with Lena Dunham and Alissa Bennett”: This week, Lena and Alissa dissect Mariah Carey’s career, including her flopped film Glitter and her latest comeback. (Saturday, 6/1)

Additional episodes releasing this week include:
1. Roads and Kingdoms’ “The Trip,” with Nathan Thornburgh, Monday, 5/27
2. “I AM RAPAPORT: STEREO PODCAST,” Tuesday, 5/28 and Friday, 5/31
3. “Now What? w/ Arian Foster,” Tuesday, 5/28
4. “On Second Thought” with Trevor Noah, Wednesday, 5/29
5. “Hollywood & Crime” from Wondery,  on Wednesday, 5/29
6. “The AM Archives” from Lauren Shippen, Wednesday, 5/29
7. “Players’ Tribune: The Podcast,” Wednesday 5/29
8. “Fiasco” with Leon Neyfakh, Thursday, 5/30
9. “The Axe Files” with David Axelrod (bonus episode), Thursday, 5/30
10. “The Rewatchables 1999”: Featuring The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, Thursday, 5/30
11. “Guys We F****d” from Corinne Fisher and Krystyna Hutchinson, Friday, 5/30
12. “Handsome Rambler”: Hannibal Burress, Friday, 5/30
13. “Locked Up Abroad” from Wondery, Saturday, 6/1
14. “Under the Skin” with Russell Brand, Saturday, 6/1
15. “Love and Radio” with Nick van der Kolk, Saturday, 6/1
16. “Deep Background” with Noah Feldman, Sunday, 6/2
17. “Telephone Stories,” Sunday, 6/2


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here