Short story: Doc by V. N. Winnick, listened to on the Pseudopod podcast, from December 2015. Highly Recommended.
Poem: The Throstle by Alfred Lord Tennyson, listened to on The Voice Before the Void podcast. Recommended.
Essay: Astronomer Carole Mundell on the Big Bang, from the BBC’s A History of Ideas podcast, from January 2015. Highly Recommended.