The Podcasts We Can't Stop Listening To
Whether you're looking for a laugh during a long flight, want to learn something new, or are curious to hear someone else's perspective on the latest episode of your favorite TV show, podcasts are the way to go. Ready to try something new? Check out our favorite podcasts (so far) in 2018!
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Buffering the Vampire Slayer
If you're a fan of the cult hit Buffy The Vampire Slayer, you can relive the magic through this enthusiastic podcast that obsesses over every episode (they're currently on season 3, so plenty of time to catch up!) Listen here.
Late Night Whenever with Michelle Buteau
Coined as a late-night talk show for your ears, this podcast is hosted by comedian and 2DQ regular Michelle Buteau and combines stand-up segments with celebrity guests and a house band. Listen here.
The Ramen Noodle
Daniel J. Lewis and Jeremy Laughlin refer to their podcast, The Ramen Noodle, as “seasoning packets of clean comedy to flavor your day." Filled with comedic twists on everyday life, it'll have you laughing out loud. Listen to their podcast here.
This American Life
This weekly public radio program and podcast features a new theme each week, with little stories that focus on that theme. They're filled with compelling people, funny moments, big feelings, surprising plot twists, and interesting ideas. Start listening here.
Filled with drama, The Habitat follows the true story of a NASA experiment in which six volunteers are sent to live on a “fake planet Mars” in Hawaii to help NASA understand what life might be like on the red planet—and plan for the day when the dress rehearsals are over, and we blast off for real. Start listening here.
Ctrl Alt Delete
Emma Gannon hosts weekly chats with her guests about their relationship with the Internet and has featured an aweome lineup of weekly guests, including Lena Dunham, Zoella, and Mara Wilson. Buy one here.
Where Should We Begin? With Esther Perel
This podcast lets you eavesdrop on other people's therapy sessions for hours of fascinating insight into raw subjects including trauma and infidelity. Start listening here.
Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations
Oprah Winfrey can handle an emotional interview like no one else, and her podcast asks the questions most reporters would avoid, for captivating insight into her impressive lineup of guests, including Shonda Rhimes and former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz. Start listening here.
Radiolab’s Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich make high-level science accessible, fun, and powerful in this absolutely riveting podcast. Listen here.
Stuff You Should Know
Co-hosts Charles Bryant and Josh Clark use their podcast to educate the public about common things and how they work, covering everything from how poison ivy works to the science behind rainbows and boomerangs. Start listening here.