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Need something to listen to on your commute? Got a journey coming up or maybe you just feel like learning about something new? Here is a list of 25 podcasts that you may not have come across but should be listening to right now. Know of another podcast that should be mentioned? Post the podcast’s details in the comment box at the bottom of the article.
The Big Travel Podcast
As you would expect from travel journalist Lisa Francesca Nand, a travel expert on TV and radio with a long history in radio (the first female presenter on talkSPORT amongst many things), The Big Travel Podcast is a brilliant new podcast featuring in-depth, entertaining and often heartfelt interviews with a raft of interesting characters exploring their life-stories through travel.
Guests include everyone from Eamonn Holmes talking his struggles up what was essentially a war zone in Belfast, to make up artist Hannah Martin talking about injecting IVF drugs in New York Fashion week, SAS soldiers, BBC presenters, explorers, mountain climbers, Paralympians, politicians. comedians and much more.
The Cold Treatment
The podcast where the hosts read amateur screenplays as intensely and hilariously as they can. Bold voice acting and meticulous editing bring the scripts to life with vivid soundscapes filled with layers of music and effects. The hosts offer serious critiques and crude humor to make this podcast truly one of a kind.
The Bearded Bride: Two Guys Talking Weddings
Join Eric, a wedding DJ, and Dustin, a wedding photographer, each week as they welcome a guest to discuss wedding related topics. This is a podcast for anyone planning a wedding, working in weddings, or even just interested in weddings.
They hope to offer a fresh and helpful voice for this massive industry. Education is so important and they believe it can be fun and relatable.
PodTips – Podcasting Tips and Support
Can I Pick Your Brain?
Billionaires, Influencers and Thought Leaders get their brains picked to find out how they became so successful.
Warriors – In Their Own Words
Warriors: In Their Own Words tells remarkable stories of war told by the men who fought for a proud nation. Their words. Their voices. Our first episodes tell riveting stories from World War II, then we move on to the Vietnam War and other dramatic conflicts. These podcasts are a production of The HONOR Project: Heroes of Our Nation On Record.
Pod Save America
Four former aides to President Obama — Jon Favreau, Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor — are joined by journalists, politicians, comedians, and activists for a freewheeling conversation about politics, the press and the challenges posed by the Trump presidency.
A Gay & A NonGay
In a time where we’re all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power; A Gay And A NonGay challenges many of our differences head on and promises that no matter who you are, or what you’re into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and gay and nongays can be friends.An independent podcast from James Barr (@imjamesbarr) and Dan Hudson (@DanHudson) that the Radio Times call “one of the most fundamentally kind and funny podcasts in Britain.”
Lively, often ridiculous, conversation about food. If you want passionate opinions and analysis of Oreos, Blizzards, Buffets and the like you will love Food Scientists.
Just a bit Outside
Just a bit Outside is a sports podcast that focuses on topics “just a bit outside” of the mainstream. We are sports fans because of the stories, purpose, and narratives behind the people in the sports world. We strive to have sports conversations at the corner of purpose and play and we hope to help sports fans get to know the people and the stories that make us all fans. Join us every Friday for a new and purposeful conversation from the wide world of sports.
The Monday American
The Monday American is the first podcast for both history-buffs and amateurs at the same time. They gather ample primary source data, ensuring the history-buffs aren’t hearing something they already know. The Monday American then presents the topics with the goal of putting the “story” back into history, engaging with audiences of all types. They believe that Kipling was correct when he said “if history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten”.
Explore the dark side of the Internet with host Jack Rhysider as he takes you on a journey through the chilling world of privacy hacks, data breaches, and cyber crime. The masterful criminal hackers who dwell on the dark side show us just how vulnerable we all are.
Recommended episode: 6 Beirut Bank Job. In this episode a person is hired to test the security of a bank, but accidentally breaks into the wrong bank!
Andrew and Ryan are both foster parents who share a love for technology and our growing families. They started Dad-I/O Podcast as a way to merge those two topics together and discuss the ways that we use tech in our homes and with our families. Both Andrew and Ryan discuss everything from current tech topics, new devices and gear, pop culture and so much more! If it relates to tech and to families then its their radar!
Wine and Punishment
Wine and Punishment is a true crime podcast where 2 friends talk true crime, drink wine and discuss whether the punishment fit the crime.
Rhapsody in Reverie
Rhapsody in Reverie is a podcast about music and life hosted by two creative post grads navigating the brave unknown of adulthood together. Six years ago, fate and college brought California native, Adrienne, and Florida native, Katarina, together in Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love. Now embarking on a new adventure into the real world, Adrienne and Katarina are turning to the music they love in order to survive, understand, and enjoy life as they know it; and this time, they’re bringing you along for the ride.
The Amani Experience Podcast
Amani Roberts is a DJ, Music Producer, Professor and Podcaster who travels across the world providing entertainment at corporate and social events. My company also teaches students of all ages how to DJ in group or individual sessions. My podcast is an interview-based podcast that focuses on the story of people who previously worked in corporate America but have taken the leap into the creative life.
No Redeeming Qualities
Based out of Houston, Texas, No Redeeming Qualities is a weekly podcast where commentary and comedy meet. Every episode Bob and Zipp (and a few guests here and there) sit down to discuss the happenings of the world (or movies. or history. or whatever they want to, to be honest.)
Every episode is different, so don’t listen to just one!
A storytelling series where adults share the embarrassing things they created as kids– diaries, letters, lyrics & beyond– in front of total strangers. PS: It totally likes you.
Desert Island Dips
Which five condiments would you take with you if you were trapped on a desert island? Each episode, Tom Wiggins and Emily Elias look at the history and hilarity of a condiment.
Did you know the namesake of Hass avocado – a favourite for guacamole – only made $4,000 before his patent ran out? A woman is responsible for devising the way we mill mustard seed and created English mustard? Or that Burger Sauce was either created by a mormon burger joint or a Nobel prize winner? Time to get listening.
Green Keen and Tipsy Podcast
Amanda Berglund and Laila Mendy challenge themselves every week to do something green, and see how it goes. Green Keen and Tipsy is meant to inspire but also break some myths, and tell people that girls are gross, loud and freaking funny. They get a bit tipsy sometimes during the podcast and many other topics find their way into the studio.
Bicker Bots Podcast
A Republican, Libertarian, and Liberal discuss; pop culture, current events, politics and an enormous amount of sex bot news all while fearing violence from the person across from them.
If you are looking for a podcast that will cause you laugh hysterically while questioning whether or not you are in fact a decent person then look no further than Bicker Bots Podcast.
Every other week, Genre Junkies helps you discover new horror, fantasy and sci-fi novels! They use a unique scoring system that is easy to understand to describe their personal experience and who they feel book appeals to. The first half is always spoiler-free so that you can get an idea before you read, and the second half is a deeper dive for after you’ve finished.
Southern Gothic is an audio documentary about the eerie legends and dark histories of the American South. It is independently produced, narrated, written and even scored by Brandon Schexnayder… a New Orleans-born professional audio engineer with a track record of major label success in the Nashville’s music industry (George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Peter Frampton, Lee Ann Womack). Brandon relies heavily on historic research and intense soundscaping to make this thing, and is incredibly proud to put up against the best of the best.
This is EastEnders Weekly, two guys looking over the best action from the only soap that ends with a beat of a drum!
Hosted by Ben with an analyitcal view on the weeks stories, characters and of course Walford.
There may be spoilers when we give a run down of the main plot lines and looking deeper at certain aspects with a tongue in cheek opinion encouraging discussion and your views too.
Unraveling with Rayne
Rayne Anderson is a blogger turned podcaster when she realized that building deeper connections with others was her passion. This venture of furthering connections gave birth to her podcast, Unraveling with Rayne, which has opened the door for people who spark inspiration in others to discuss their life journy and how that manifests in their work as well as many other aspects of their life.