Meet Cool People

These shows feature interviews with amazing artists, authors, musicians, scientists and more!

by Kids Listen

    Meet Cool People

    Sep 19 2019

  • Go With Nugget for Kids / Australia for Kids: Living Between the Rainforest and the Reef

    Hi, grown-ups! Here’s a short trailer to give you a bit of background on Go With Nugget, the hosts and why we’re doing what we’re doing. Each episode, we meet a local kid from places near and far, who takes us on a journey of discovery. We learn about their home, local foods, celebrations and their language. We also visit unique places and really cool sights. Throughout the show, we’ll discover the common threads that connect us all, and inspire compassion and empathy, while also instilling a he...more

  • Dream Big Podcast / DB 155: My 1st Dodgers Game & What Made It So Special!

    This is Alex, Eva’s dad, writing.  Last month, I took Eva on a daddy-daughter date to Dodger stadium.   Eva had been asking to go to a Dodgers game for some time now -- and I finally got the tickets and put it on the calendar.  I turned out to be an incredible evening -- filled with memories that she and I will never forget. I always knew that Eva was a powerful young lady -- so I guess it should not have been a surprise that minutes after telling me it would be amazing to come home with a foul ...more

  • Wow in the World / Back-To-School: Recess 101

    How in the world does recess make us smarter? Where in the world do kids enjoy the most of it? Join Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas on an expedition to better understand the science of taking a break! It's the Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of RECESS! Originally aired 8/24/17.

  • Good Stuff Kids / Episode #220 – Sharon & Bram

    Skinnamarink! It was an honor to speak with Sharon & Bram on the occasion of, well, everything! There is so much depth and history to their story and I just loved listening to them share their wisdom and experiences. “Before there was Dora, Nickelodeon introduced the trio Sharon, Lois & Bram and their Elephant Show to American TV viewers, and, later on, even more families became fans by watching them on Skinnamarink TV on TLC. Decade after decade of enthusiastic live audiences and ...more

  • KidLit RADIO / KidLit RADIO: StoryMakers with Duncan Tonatiuh

    On this KidLit RADIO podcast, Rocco & award-winning author/illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh chat about Duncan’s unique illustration style which is inspired by Pre-Columbian art and about how his stories honor the past, but are relevant to children now, like his new book SOLDIER FOR EQUALITY: JOSÉ DE LA LUZ SÁENZ AND THE GREAT WAR.Watch Duncan on StoryMakers! ABOUT THE BOOKSSOLDIER FOR EQUALITY: JOSÉ DE LA LUZ SÁENZ AND THE GREAT WAR José de la Luz Sáenz (1888–1953)—or Luz—believed in fighting for...more

  • So Get Me: the Alphabet Rockers’ podcast for families making change! / Call to Action: THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT

    Young activists share their idea about making butterflies to symbolize the 15,000 children in detention centers in the US. What does it mean to be an activist? Kaia and Lily will tell you in this episode. Find out what inspired them and hear their interview with CultureStrike artist/activist Kat Evasco. Learn how your family can be involved in The Butterfly Effect: Migration is Beautiful movement at This episode features the song, “Until You’re Free” from the new...more

  • Nik Lettuce Clubhouse / The Mike Mason episode + Flo has a rumbly tummy

    This month we were going to record a really interesting documentary about fluff, but Flo was so hungry it was ruining the podcast! Instead Flo opens a can of worms and our guest Mike Mason teaches us all about Kindie music! Thank you to our special guest Mike Mason from the Good Stuff Kids Podcast ( or @goodstuffpod). Remember to subscribe and drop us a message on @niklettucech or!

  • The App Fairy Podcast / Episode 7: Toca Boca

    Children's app superstars, Toca Boca chat with the App Fairy about play, their deep underlying philosophies for developing excellent apps for kids, and how to use cut paper to design an app.