Short story: Afrofuturist 419 by Nnedi Okorafor, listened to on the Clarkesworld podcast, from November 2016. Recommended.
Poem: Cool Gales Shall Fan the Glades by Harry Matthews, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from December 2016. Recommended.
Essay: The Simple Proof of Man-Made Global Warming, listened to on Skeptoid 539, from December 2016. Highly Recommended.