I listen to a lot of podcasts at work. Here’s what I’m listening to. I listen through Overcast.
- Creative Pep Talk
Andy J Miller is an extremely encouraging host.
- Australian Design Radio
Try Episode 02, 32, 33
- Ask a Freelancer
“A short-format podcast where Andy [J Miller] answers three submitted questions. ”.
Chris Coyier and Dave Rupert host a show on front-end web development. Recorded live on most Thursdays.
Stories about the internet, hosted by PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman. “It features stories about how people shape the internet, and the internet shapes people.”
Try Episode 56.
- Revisionist History
Malcolm Gladwell goes back and reinterprets something from the past: an event, a person, an idea.
The groundbreaking podcast presented by Sarah Koenig investigating a 1999 murder mystery. A journalism–storytelling hybrid.
- Imaginary Worlds
“A bi-weekly podcast about sci-fi and other fantasy genres – how we create them and why we suspend our disbelief.”
- 99% Invisible
A show from Roman Mars about “design, architecture & the 99% invisible activity that shapes our world”.
- Heaven’s Gate
The story of the Heaven’s Gate cult.
- Mystery Show
A podcast where Starlee Kine solves peculiar inconsequential mysteries.
A radio drama featuring some big names.
A scripted “investigation” of a mysterious town.
- Twenty Thousand Hertz
The stories behind the world’s most recognizable and interesting sounds.
- Today Explained
A short daily show from Vox about current news.
- Stuff You Should Know
An award-winning bi-weekly podcast hosted by Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant from HowStuffWorks that educates listeners on a broad range of topics + there’s a Great Discontent piece on them
Improv show hosted by Paul F Tompkins
Try Episodes 137, 156, 159
- Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast
Scott Aukerman interviews comedians and other strange characters.
Improvised sketches by Drs Matt Gourley, Jeremy Carter, and Paul F Tompkins.
- The Big Ones
Amanda Lund and Maria Blasucci tackle the big questions of life.
Paul F Tompkins, Lauren Lapkus, and Scott Aukerman hang out. Stitcher Premium
- Your Kickstarter Sucks
Bad Kickstarter projects are pretty funny, but the hosts are even funnier.
- CBC News: World Report
Daily 10-min news show from the CBC.
- Canadaland Commons
The political side of Canadaland
- The Imposter
Canadian art show from Canadaland.
- The BadChristian Podcast
- The Liturgists
Michael Gungor, Science Mike and Lissa Paino about art, science and faith. While I may not agree with everything that they believe, this discussion is interesting.
Sean McIndoe (@downgoesbrown) and Dave Lozo talked about hockey and vented about the NHL.
- We Came To Win
- Totally Football Show
- Code Switch
“A team of journalists fascinated by the overlapping themes of race, ethnicity and culture, how they play out in our lives and communities, and how all of this is shifting.”
- Song Exploder
Musicians take apart their songs, and piece by piece, tell the story of how they were made.
- The Sporkful
The Sporkful isn’t for foodies, it’s for eaters.
Dissect is a serialized music podcast. Season 1 looks at Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly.
- Switched On Pop
A songwriter and a musicologist break down how popular music works.
- James Bonding
Matt Mira and Matt Gourley revisit every James Bond film with their comedy friends.
“A weekly podcast about the craft of photography, covering the skills and technology we contend with on the road from hobbyist to professional.” Co-hosted by Josh Ginter.
- Star Wars Minute
Two guys take on the almost impossible task of analyzing one single minute of the Star Wars series per podcast episode.
- Good Christian Fun
Kevin and Caroline poke fun at Christian pop culture.
Ok, this one is mine.
Found one I’m not listening to? Let me know on twitter at @jondueck.