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Lemonada Unveils 10 New Podcasts for 2021

What to know about the new 2021 podcasting slate from Lemonada:

  • Lemonada, the Minneapolis-HQed, women-run podcast network, has unveiled its 2021 lineup of shows
  • The network is doubling its slate with 10 new shows, including the network’s first fiction podcast and a show focusing on all things good about sex
  • Check out the full list of new shows (with descriptions from the network) below

Good Sex

Good Sex features experts and laypeople who have sex on the brain and no qualms about going there. Why? Because there’s no time like the present to starting having good sex. In just 10-ish minutes each week, they’ll give us their takes on old sex, forbidden sex, fat sex, self sex, queer sex, straight sex, fake sex, sex without orgasms, sex with toys, sex education, and what makes all of it “good.”

No One Is Coming to Save Us

A story-driven series on the childcare crisis, and the people crushed by it. (Spring)


Smart, moving, and change-making storytelling, hosted by a healthcare economist, about the state of healthcare in America and where we go from here. (Spring)

Good Grief 

The third spinoff of our “Good” franchise — a soundscaped, immersive experience of how we mourn. (Summer)

Written Off 

Young, current, and formerly incarcerated individuals writing their way out of prison — a social-justice, literary podcast hosted by Walter Thompson-Hernández (New York Times, California Love) and executive-produced by HBO’s Jay Ellis and Aaron Bergman. (Summer)

New Day 

Following the global success of Last Day, an expert leads illuminating conversations to help listeners create a life worth living. (Fall)

In Giro con Fra 

Our first non-English language podcast, In Giro con Fra (On Tour with Fra) follows Francesca Lazzarin — Italian wife of The Lumineers’ Jeremiah Fraites, mom, and sociologist — as she navigates life and culture on tour with The Lumineers. (Summer)

Believe Her 

Nikki Addimando is rotting in jail. Her crime? Self-defense against her abusive husband. Lemonada is partnering with new lit house Spiegel & Grau to tell her story, narrated by Justine Van der Leun. (Fall)

Here Lies Me 

Lemonada’s first foray into scripted podcasts, a fictional series about the intensity and absurdity of middle school with Hillary Frank, notable YA author and podcaster (The Longest Shortest Time). (Fall)

BEING Studio 

An “audio reality” vertical of rapid-cycle series from the forthcoming Lemonada BEING Studio about what it’s like to walk in different people’s shoes. (Early 2022)

Alex Skjong
Alex oversees the content produced for BETA, Twin Cities Startup Week, and When he’s not writing or editing, there’s a good chance he’s enjoying a refreshing brew and explaining the merits of heavy metal (of which there are many).