An Ecclectic Mix Of Podcasts To Listen To
Podcasts, like anything else, can be consumed for a variety of reasons: to learn something, to be entertained, to feel connected to others just like you, to get quick and easy news on the go, plus a myriad of other reasons.
Often we see lists curated to reflect a specific interest for listening to a podcasts such as…
The best podcasts for business.
Top 10 TV Fan show podcasts.
Great podcasts to help you fall asleep.
You get the idea. And these sorts of lists work great when you are looking for some kind of solution to a very specific problem. But what about if you just want to find a podcast to listen to? Just because you want to listen to something?
That’s why we’re sharing this mini blog series featuring random podcasts that our own community shared. The prompt we asked was:
If you were quarantined, what is the ONE podcast that you’d need to survive?
Post 1 is here. Welcome to post 2. Hope you enjoy!
Looking For A Podcast To Listen To?
Pardon My Take
Big Cat & PFT Commenter deliver the loudest and most correct sports takes in the history of the spoken word. Daily topics, guests, and an inability to tell what the hosts might be doing will make this your new favorite sports talk show. This is a podcast that will without a doubt change your life for the better- guaranteed, or your money back. *Pretend a reggaeton air horn is going off right now* PMT.
Conan O'Brien Needs A Friend
Deeper, unboundedly playful, and free from FCC regulations, Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend is a weekly opportunity for Conan to hang out with the people he enjoys most and perhaps find some real friendship along the way.
Wait Wait Don't Tell Me
NPR’s weekly current events quiz. Have a laugh and test your news knowledge while figuring out what’s real and what we’ve made up.
The Tim Dillon Show
Tim Dillon is a comedian and tour guide. He’s very excited to give you a tour of the end of the world. Each week from a porch in Los Angeles he shares apocalyptic visions with his friends and berates a local diner.
The Lost Drive In
Science fiction. Horror. Action schlock. Cult and B-movies. Every week Matthew and Dean watch a genre film and discuss it in a raw, honest, and often hilarious way. Their uncensored conversational style is less stuffy criticism, and more joking with your profane pals. You will howl with laughter and be occasionally shocked by a ridiculous statement or maybe even an unexpected insight.
The Tim Ferriss Show
Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages. Newsweek calls him “the world’s best human guinea pig,” and The New York Times calls him “a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk.” In this show, he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.
Welcome to Bonn Park, where podcast hosts Marshall Ward and Sara Geidlinger chat in-depth with fascinating people living, working, and creating in Waterloo Region — an area known as the “creative capital of Canada.” Each episode features a different guest, with artists, writers, experts, entrepreneurs, and other creative folk talking about their motivations, inspirations, and aspirations. Marshall is a longtime newspaper columnist who has interviewed Hollywood celebrities and local characters; Sara is a photographer who loves to find out what makes people tick. Together, their show emulates the feel of sparking up a conversation with an interesting stranger in a park, which is how Marshall and Sara met (in Waterloo’s Bonn Park) and discovered their shared interest in Waterloo Region’s creative community.