I’ve been listening to podcasts for a couple years. Most of the time when listening to a podcast I will be driving a virtual truck making virtual deliveries either in Euro Truck Simulator 2 or, more recently, in American Truck Simulator. Over the course of roughly about the past year I started listening to my podcasts at 1.5x speed so that it takes less time to listen to the episodes. It sounds a little funny at first, but you get use to it surprisingly quick. My podcast app of choice is Pocket Casts, which is multi-platform and available on Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, and they even have a Web Player. And it syncs your listening progress across all your devices! Alright, lets dive in and talk about some of the podcasts that I listen to:
Hello Internet is probably the first podcast I ever listened to. The hosts are CGP Grey and “Dr.” Brady Haran. They talk about random stuff. Most of the time they talk about YouTube, plane crashes, NASA and various other science-y things, and it’s overall just a really entertaining podcast to listen to. Highly recommend.
Cortex is a podcast hosted by CGP Grey and Myke Hurley (co-founder of Relay FM), where they both discuss their working lives as independent content creators. It’s a more niche podcast to listen to, but I thoroughly enjoy it. Frequent topics of discussion include: Apple products (which is unrelatable to me since I am an Android user), occasionally video games – particularly American Truck Simulator, Email, Time tracking, and To-do list apps.
The Pornhub Podcast
The Pornhub Podcast is hosted by Asa Akira and she has a guest each episode. They discuss all things pop culture, sex, and feelings. As a sex-positive individual I find this podcast interesting and entertaining. It also gives unique insight into the porn and sex industry world.
Serial and S-Town
The Serial and S-Town podcasts are both produced by the same team. I thoroughly enjoyed S-Town and all three (I think) seasons of Serial. If I’m not mistaken, Season One of Serial was around the time that I first started listening to podcasts. It’s been a while, so I don’t really remember anything about these podcasts. I do remember that I enjoyed them and that they are definitely a good recommendation if you are looking for something to listen to.
UPDATE: July 6, 2020
The Prevention Podcast and Sex, Human Rights, and CSA Prevention
Thes two podcasts, The Prevention Podcast and _Sex, Human Rights, and CSA Prevention are really good podcasts for anyone that is interested in sex, human rights, and child sex abuse preventijon. The first podcast is run by The Global Prevention Project and the second podcast is run by Prostasia Foundation.
You’re Wrong About
The You’re Wrong About podcast covers various topics that you’ve probably heard about but either what you know is wrong or you only know part of the story. It’s really entertaining and educational.