Short story: The Experimental Couple (and Three Offshoots) by George Ade, listened to on the Morning Short podcast, from February 2017. Recommended.
Poem: The Nights by Geoffry Brock, listened to on the Poem of the Day podcast, from February 2017. Highly Recommended.
Essay: Intent by Aleks Krotoski, listened to on the BBC’s Digital Human podcast, from October 2012. Highly Recommended.