Great Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Everyone is always looking for new music to listen to, or the ease of reverting back to your classic oldies is way too tempting to not pass up. But, podcasts are one of the best ways to kick back and relax but also engage in a heated discussion, laugh till your face hurts, or learn something new about the world. Below are the best podcasts you didn’t know you needed to listen to.

Crime in Sports
Perfect for: right before and/or right after the game to keep yourself in the mood for sports. These two comedians take an unmerciful look at athletes who have lost big games...with the law. The knee slapping stories that Crime in Sports does research on will have you cackling and telling your buddies for days. New episode every week!

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Perfect for: hanging out after the day is done"'A podcast about the internet' that is actually an unfailingly original exploration of modern life and how to survive it." - The Guardian.
Hosted by PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman, from Gimlet.

The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

Perfect for: the drive to work

All good stories have a twist, and all great storytellers are just a little twisted. Join Mike Rowe for a different take on the people and events that you thought you knew, from pop culture to politics, Hollywood to History… The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe is a series of short mysteries for the curious mind with a short attention span.

The Longest Shortest Time

Perfect for: when you need a minute away from the chaos

You’ll feel like you’re listening to the most relatable people in the world when listening to this podcast. The parenting show for everyone. Hosted by This American Life contributor and author Hillary Frank. A Stitcher Production.

Some episodes to check out: “The Scary, Beautiful Teenage Brain” “Zombies, Caillou, and Other Creepy Things”

Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu

Perfect for: morning coffee or tea

Impact Theory is a business and mindset-focused interview show that will teach anyone aspiring to greatness the secrets to success. Bilyeu is known for his passion and preparation. Always eager to truly learn from his guests, Bilyeu digs deep and brings the urgency of someone hungry to put what he’s learning to immediate use - making the show not only entertaining and energetic, but also hyper-useful.

Some episodes to check out: “How to Embrace Change” and “You’re Not Ready for a Relationship”

Happy Sad Confused

Perfect for: the drive home

On Happy Sad Confused, Josh Horowitz gets nerdy and intimate with the biggest movie stars and filmmakers on the planet.

Some episodes to check out: “Sean Penn” “Hugh Jackman,” “Christian Bale,” “Guillermo del Torro”

Other People’s Lives

Perfect for: a laugh with friends

Each week, hosts Joe Santagato and Greg Dybec have an anonymous phone call with a stranger they found on the Internet. You never know what topics will be discussed and what stories will be shared.

Some episodes to check out: “I’m addicted to Stuffed Animals,” “I was abducted by aliens,”