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Best podcasts of the week: Penn Badgley goes back to school for tales of teenage cringe

In this week’s newsletter: The Gossip Girl and You heartthrob explores adolescent angst through listener-submitted stories in Podcrushed. Plus: five essential celebrity podcast interviews

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Widely available, episodes weekly from Wed 25 May
The Marvelous Mrs Maisel’s Rachel Brosnahan is the star of this immersive podcast about a woman who just wants her Alexa-style device to play some jazz radio, but gets more than she bargained for. When it starts broadcasting her neighbours’ conversations (and intimate moments, including plentiful slurpy kissing noises) she gets involved in their lives – which is either a dream or a nightmare, depending on how nosy you are. Hannah Verdier

Rocking mixtapes and much nostalgia from Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams in Everything Is Emo.

Tales of unrequited love and adolescent embarrassment with guests including Dolly Alderton in Crushed by Margaret Cabourn-Smith.

The Detroit rapper turns irreverent podcaster with The Danny Brown Show.

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