These radio shows and podcasts that enlighten and entertain.  Click the links and take a listen!

Agape Live – Weekly church services and special events from Agape International Spiritual Center.  My favorite is the Way of Meditation service on Sunday mornings, 7:00 a.m. PT / 10:00 a.m. ET.  Reverend Michael Bernard Beckwith is a wonderful spiritual leader.

Ask Me Another – This hour-long radio puzzle game show is produced by WNYC and National Public Radio. It is hosted by the comedian Ophira Eisenberg and features, as its “in-house musician” or “one-man house band”,  independent rock musician Jonathan Coulton. It is funny and it exercises your mind.

The GOOP Podcast – Gwyneth Paltrow and goop’s Chief Content Officer Elise Loehnen chat with leading thinkers, culture changers, and industry disruptors—from doctors to creatives, CEOs to spiritual healers—about shifting old paradigms and starting new conversations.

LeVar Burton Reads – In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Reading Rainbow, Roots, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar’s narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to life.

Maltin on Movies – This interview show, hosted by father and daughter Leonard Maltin and Jessie Maltin, is pure pleasure for movie buffs.

Oprah’s Master Class – The audio podcast version of the TV program with the same name. Everybody has a story. Now, stories from some of the biggest voices on the planet are available on the go with Oprah’s Master Class: The Podcast. Listen to candid life lessons from actors, public figures, musicians and athletes, all hand-picked by Oprah—and all in their own words.

Stone Cold & The Jackal – A treat for General Hospital fans … Steve Burton (Stone Cold)  and Bradford Anderson (The Jackal) team up for a weekly podcast to talk about their public appearance tour, their band, Port Chuck, and their work on GH, and to interview their co-stars.

SuperSoul Conversations – The audio podcast version of the hit TV program, SuperSoul Sunday.  Awaken, discover and connect to the deeper meaning of the world around you with SuperSoul. Hear Oprah’s personal selection of her interviews with thought-leaders, best-selling authors, spiritual luminaries, as well as health and wellness experts–all designed to light you up, guide you through life’s big questions and help bring you one step closer to your best self.

Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me! – This is NPR’s weekly hour-long current events quiz program. Each week, you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what’s real news and what’s made up.