The Podcasts You Need on Your Phone Right Now
1. How Did This Get Made
If there’s one thing that unites all of humanity, it’s our love for hating on a truly terrible film. Like, the really god-awful ones. That’s where hosts Paul Scheer, Jason Mantzoukas and June Diane Raphael come into their own. You’re definitely going to need to suppress a lot of laughter with this one.
2. Here’s the Thing
This is the podcast from actor Alec Baldwin, who goes into lengthy deep-dives with superstars from the entertainment business. The show is based in New York, but the guests come from across the world. Thom Yorke of Radiohead and Atoms for Peace fame was a recent guest.
3. Flash Forward
This is the perfect podcast for those of us who enjoy exploring the universe’s great mysteries. Host Rose Eveleth introduces a panel of scientists and other technically knowledgeable experts to weigh in on issues that could arise in our future. For example, what would happen if the entire world went face-blind.
4. The History Chicks
This is a fantastic show for anybody who’s the least bit interested in history (as you might expect). The unique selling point of this history podcast is that it looks predominantly at awesome women through time. The show also boldly claims that it bares practically zero semblance to your high school history class, which is a bonus.
If you’re looking for addictive listening, you’ve found it. Serial is a multi-series explanation into the 1999 murder case of student Hae Min Lee and her ex-boyfriend Adnan Syed’s subsequent life imprisonment. It was released in 2014 and has been downloaded over 80 million times!
Five brilliant podcasts all just sat there waiting to be listened to. Get downloading!
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