From Obliging Oprah to Trumpcast and My Dad Wrote a Porno, here are the most bright, essential listens of the year
People read foregrounds from their childhood diaries in front of a mob of strangers. Wonderfully cringeworthy.
Episode of the year: The Summer Camp Spectacular, predominantly for the line: Dear Mum and Dad, I cut my penis when I flunked my canoe experiment Rowan Slaney
Stories about friendship, cherish and the messy beauty of our lives.
Episode of the year: The first of the courageous four-parter from Tennessee Watson, in which she opened up about being sexually assaulted as a child. Without uncertainty best available listen all year. Jason Phipps
A podcast about the internet that is actually an unfailingly original expedition of modern life and how to survive it.
Episode of its first year : Voyage into Pizzagate, in which Reply Alls recurring peculiarity Yes, Yes, No( in which Alex and PJ excuse creepy internet material to their boss) unknowingly prophesies one of the biggest storeys to emerge from the post-US ballot, post-truth bulletin hertz. Fred McConnell