Jeff Umbro

Jeff Umbro is the founder of Podglomerate, a New York-based entertainment company that creates, curates, and distributes podcasts. He’s also the host of Writers Who Don’t Write, a podcast about writing. Find more at or tweet him @JeffUmbro.

last day podcast

‘The Wire’ meets ‘Teen Mom’ in the ‘Last Day’ podcast

‘I want to save lives.’

On Sep 23, 2019 by Jeff Umbro

Earios podcasts

All-women network Earios launches with star-studded podcasts

The network will debut series this summer from Lesley Arfin, Camilla Blackett, Margaret Cho, Feist, and more.

On Jul 1, 2019 by Jeff Umbro

the shadows podcast

You’ve gotta hear ‘The Shadows,’ a podcast that goes full rom-com

The six-part audio drama is part love triangle, part slice of life, and boldly experimental.

On Oct 2, 2018 by Jeff Umbro

The Daily Zeitgeist

HowStuffWorks’ podcast version of ‘The Daily Show’ attacks the news

‘The Daily Zeitgeist’ has all the right Stuff.

On Oct 9, 2017 by Jeff Umbro

The Adventure Zone

How ‘Adventure Zone’ became the best-ever podcast about Dungeons and Dragons

The McElroy brothers were already heroes. Then they played D&D and became legends.

On Aug 19, 2017 by Jeff Umbro

Jesse Thorn

‘The Turnaround’ podcast deciphers the art of interviews—with some of the masters

The one podcast you need to hear before starting your own podcast.

On Aug 1, 2017 by Jeff Umbro

The Heart podcast

‘The Heart’ podcast decodes sex with more intimacy than you’re ready for

The award-winning series pulls no punches.

On Jul 17, 2017 by Jeff Umbro

Part-Time Genius

‘Part-Time Genius’ takes encyclopedic adventures into weird, wild stuff

Dissecting fringe topics you’ve never considered, this podcast gets down and nerdy.

On Jun 29, 2017 by Jeff Umbro

Ear Hustle podcast

How the ‘Ear Hustle’ podcast tests the limits of free speech

In San Quentin, the inmates are talking.

On Jun 15, 2017 by Jeff Umbro

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Podcasts will ring in the age of equal-opportunity entertainment

For long-overlooked communities, podcasts are the great equalizer.

On May 24, 2017 by Jeff Umbro

podcast for android

The 13 podcasts you should be listening to right now

If you’re new to podcasting, here’s where you should start.

On May 17, 2017 by Jeff Umbro

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The great podcast war of 2017 is here

The future of podcasts is a high-stakes fight, with millions on the line.

On Apr 22, 2017 by Jeff Umbro

Politically Re-Active With W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu

‘Politically Re-Active with W. Kamau Bell & Hari Kondabolu’ will guide you through Trump’s America

‘What a time to be alive.’

On Mar 16, 2017 by Jeff Umbro

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The podcasting state of the union

In 2017, the system is finally evolving. And there’s money.

On Mar 6, 2017 by Jeff Umbro

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