Thrilling news, Austinites. Two of my favorite public radio podcasts ever have just been officially added to KUT’s program lineup: Snap Judgment, a This American Life-esque, personal narrative program, and RadioLab, a Stuff You Should Know-esque sciency program. Both air on Sunday, at 11:00am and 12:00pm respectively.

Even better news? A Prairie Home Companion has been significantly cut down!  To a blessed two hours over the weekend, rather than, the whole weekend.

Don’t get me wrong — I can take some Garrison Keillor. Some. But things were really getting out of control there on KUT with the copious A Prairie Home Companion programming over the weekends, and while I’m driving, that show makes my eyes roll so hard it endangers other motorists. So these new lineup additions aren’t just exciting, they are making the streets of Austin much safer.

Also? One of my authors just recorded his own story on Snap Judgment! So listen up for Robert V. Taylor‘s intensely personal tale of apartheid in South Africa soon, because it will blow your mind. Or, as Carly Rae Jepsen might say,

Hey, I just met you.

And this is crazy!

But here’s my story.

So listen, maybe!

(Is it troubling that I’ve now made two Carly Rae Jepsen references on this blog in a single day?)