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A while ago, I have received recommendations here for non-news podcast in colloquial German. I am also looking for language-themed podcasts, focusing on vocabulary, grammar, and style for the German-speaking public (i.e., not for DaF learners).

Background: The success of books like Eats, Shoots and Leaves marks a resurgence of interests among English speakers in linguistics, language, and style. There are quite a few English podcasts on these subjects. The most well-known probably are Grammar Girl, Lexicon Valley, and A Way with Words. I know that Zwiebelfisch has enjoyed great popularity and came out with Der Dative ist dem Genitive sein Tod. I was wondering if there are any language-themed podcasts along the same lines.

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  • As someone who regularly listens to the entertaining Lexicon Valley and the excruciatingly boring The History of English, I second this question. – Carsten S Dec 28 '14 at 12:57
  • See also german.stackexchange.com/questions/40422/…, which despite being asked later seems to have more answers. – xji Mar 16 '18 at 11:19
  • @Close voters: the mentioned duplicate is younger than this question. I think, the younger question should be closed as duplicate and not the older original. – IQV Mar 19 '18 at 8:06
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One podcast I listen to is "Neusprechfunk". Its topics are similar to the neusprech.org blog: how language is used in politics to disguise and mislead ("Neusprech" is the German translation of "newspeak" as it was coined by Orwell).

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Various short podcasts (currently 127 episodes, about 3–4 minutes each) on selected topics related to the German language can be found on the website of duden.de.

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Longer podcasts or videocasts can be found at belleslettres.

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