Starlee Kine

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Starlee Kine
Presentation by Starlee Kine from the 2016 XOXO festival.
Born (1975-04-08) April 8, 1975 (age 47)
California, United States
OccupationWriter, radio producer

Starlee Kine (born April 8, 1975)[1] is an American public radio producer and writer. She was the creator and host of the podcast Mystery Show, which was done in production with Gimlet Media. Her work has been featured on This American Life.[2] She was a frequent guest on the CBC Radio show WireTap. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine and California Sunday.

On April 30, 2015, Gimlet Media announced Kine would be the host of its new podcast, Mystery Show. The show's first episode was released on May 22, 2015.[3]

In early 2016, she was an artist-in-residence at the MacDowell Colony. On March 4, 2016, she presented a sampling of her work and a teaser of a mystery-in-progress at the Monadnock Cultural Center in Peterborough, New Hampshire.[4]

In April 2016, Kine announced that Mystery Show would no longer be produced at Gimlet Media.[5]

Kine served as an editorial advisor on Serial Productions's S-Town podcast.[6]

She has had a few acting roles such as the voice of Tina from the Cartoon Network webseries DIY. She has been announced as part of the cast of The Shivering Truth, an Adult Swim series created by Vernon Chatman.[7]

In March 2020, Kine, along with David Rees and Jon Kimball, returned to host the political podcast Election Profit Makers[8] covering the prediction market website PredictIt in the lead up to the 2020 US presidential election. Kine, Rees and Kimball previously hosted Election Profit Makers prior to the 2016 US presidential election.

Kine writes for the television series Search Party.[citation needed]

This American Life work[edit]

  • Episode 75 – Kindness of Strangers
  • Episode 146 – Urban Nature
  • Episode 183 – Missing Parents' Bureau
  • Episode 205 – Plan B
  • Episode 208 – Office Politics
  • Episode 223 – Classifieds
  • Episode 226 – Reruns
  • Episode 231 – Time to Save the World
  • Episode 238 – Lost in Translation
  • Episode 248 – Like It Or Not
  • Episode 259 – Promised Land
  • Episode 261 – The Sanctity of Marriage
  • Episode 277 – Apology
  • Episode 283 – Remember Me
  • Episode 335 – Big Wide World[9]
  • Episode 339 – Break-Up
  • Episode 354 – Mistakes Were Made[10]
  • Episode 379 – Return to the Scene of the Crime
  • Episode 424 – Kid Politics
  • Episode 514 – Thought That Counts


  1. ^ "Starlee C Kine - Brooklyn, New York".
  2. ^ "Starlee Kine". This American Life. Retrieved November 22, 2010.
  3. ^ "Gimlet's New Mystery Show Podcast Revealed". April 30, 2015.
  4. ^ "MacDowell downtown: Solving mysteries with Starlee Kine | Ledger Transcript". March 4, 2016. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved March 15, 2018.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  5. ^ "Gimlet - The Future of Mystery Show". Gimlet Media.
  6. ^ "'S-Town' Podcast From 'Serial' Creators Is Out Now".
  7. ^ Wright, Megh (August 8, 2018). "Adult Swim Orders Animated Series Tigtone and The Shivering Truth". New York.
  8. ^ Election Profit Makers website
  9. ^, Episode Description, Prologue
  10. ^, Episode Description, Act Two

External links[edit]

Media related to Starlee Kine at Wikimedia Commons