Podcasts have become a staple form of entertainment for many of us. But with so many great podcasts, how do you know which ones to listen to? We’ve compiled a list of five podcasts that vary in style, topic, and length for you to check out below. Let us know which are your favorites!
Stuff You Should Know (SYSK) is an iHeartRadio podcast hosted by Josh Clark and Charles W. “Chuck” Bryant that debuted in 2008. It is a conversation-style show that discusses a wide variety of topics to help listeners gain a basic understanding of them, including sugar, elephants, and emotional pain.
60 Songs That Explain the ’90s
The ’90s were a fun, eclectic era of music and fashion, and 60 Songs that Explain the ’90s really brings the decade to life. Ringer’s music critic, Rob Harvilla, curates the podcast and explores songs that define the times.
The Lex Fridman Podcast is a great show to listen to at home or on your way to work. It’s a conversational podcast that welcomes experts on topics such as technology, philosophy, consciousness, love, and history. Fridman himself is an AI researcher at MIT. Past guests include Ben Shapiro, Elon Musk, Kanye West, and MrBeast.
If you enjoy learning about the tumultuous personal lives of the rich and famous, Even the Rich is a must-listen, where hosts Aricia Skidmore-Williams and Brooke Siffrinn tell stories about family dynasties and celebs such as the Gettys, Lucille Ball, and Whitney Houston. A new episode is released on Wondery+ every Tuesday.
Actor, comedian, and writer Michael Rosenbaum has hosted the popular podcast Inside of You since 2018. Talking with celebrities and people in media in an intimate setting, he sets his guests at ease and elicits deep dialogue. Recent guests include Rachael Leigh Cook, Jim Gaffigan, Samm Levine, and Emmanuelle Chriqui. It is a fun, easy-listening podcast when you just want to turn off your brain and enjoy some “me” time.
Crooked Media’s This Land is a political podcast that follows the United States Supreme Court case Sharp v. Murphy, which takes place on Native land. Additionally, This Land discusses various Native issues, including land rights, sovereignty issues, and the Indian Child Welfare Act. It is an insightful and powerful podcast hosted by Rebecca Nagle, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation and one of the founders of FORCE.
What are some of your favorite podcasts? Share them with us in the comments below!