Really, really good for the most part. Travels some interesting territory. The sound quality varies, because of the source material, which is understandable. Where the podcast falters is when the hosts interject themselves into the stories or interviews. They bring a certain 'white American crunchy granola NPR cultural tourist' vibe to the proceedings that sometimes just takes you out of story.Beyond that, it's a very pleasant listen and they unearth some amazing forgotten audio gems. Oh, & as someone else mentioned the ad reads are way too long.