TableCakes Productions is a woman-owned, podcast-first media outlet. Imagine a newspaper, but in audio form.


TableCakes Productions


TableCakes Productions

Do you feel like you could use a little pick me up? Maybe, say, twice a week? But instead of a coffee or a can of soda, what if that pick me up came in the form of bite sized bits of world history, hand-picked by Hadley Meares, to deliver the maximum amount of happy? Every Monday and Wednesday morning, you’ll get a fresh mini-episode a few minutes long that will teach you something about history that will put a spring in your step. That’s happy history. Get happy!

Los Angeles has no shortage of stories. It’s the only city in the United States where the principal economy is, in fact, the business of telling stories. Underbelly L.A. hopes to turn your attention to some of the lesser-celebrated tales that have played out in this city, further from the sparkle of the Hollywood lights.

Talking to people about the history of their favorite foods is a great way to trick them into telling stories they haven’t told before. Host Katherine Spiers brings the history, the guests bring the anecdotes – like Gail Simmons discovering American Thanksgiving, Jenny Yang’s childhood love of salad bars, and Scott Conant and Lorena Garcia’s fundamental disagreement about dumplings.

Gayest Episode Ever has screenwriter Glen Lakin and stay-at-home journalist Drew Mackie going through the great and not-so-great gay episodes of sitcoms past.

Actor and comedian Sam Pancake sits down with friends famous and funny to discuss the surreal, silly and nonetheless star-studded made-for-TV movies of the 1970s. It’s a loving look at baffling not-quite-feature-length flicks that often aren’t on DVD and have largely been lost to time.

Singing Mountain is a video game music podcast hosted by Drew Mackie, who feels most at home in the music from 16-bit RPGs.