I love podcasts. Here's some that I'd love to recommend.
- The Allusionist
A show all about language and etymology. Short and to the point. Very interesting!
- Answer Me This!
The host of The Allusionist is joined by two friends who answer all sorts of questions from around the world.
- Ask Me Another
An audio recording of a fun, live, puzzle-based game show, with minor celebreties appearing in each episode. Great for playing along with while on a road trip!
- Pints With Aquinas
If you could sit down with St. Thomas Aquinas over a pint of beer and ask him any one question, what would it be?
- Cory Poctorow's Craphound.com
Articles, speeches, stories and novels by an award-winning science fiction writer, read aloud in small regular chunks.
- Dead Pilots Society
Table-reads of filed comedy pilot scripts.
- A History of Jazz
Exploring jazz history, one record at a time.
- I Have Some Notes
The only podcast that examines bad films that I'll actually listen to.
- Jimmy Akin's Mysterious World
- Judge John Hodgman
The only comedian that I can name by name, John Hodgman, presides as judge over a mock courtroom, giving rulings on disputes of all shapes and sizes.
- LeVar Burton Reads
Short stories, as read by that Reading Rainbow guy.
A "true crime" Serial-style show about a fictional almost-possible crime.
- The Liturgy Guys
An award-winning show discussing Catholic Liturgy.
A delightful biweekly breakdown of various stories and tales of folklore around the world, by Aaron Mahnke, a great writer of several supernatural thrillers. Episode 5 is a great one.
- The Matt Fradd Show
- Fr. Mike Schmitz's Homilies
My favourite sermon/homily podcast at the moment.
- The Fr. Mike Schmitz Catholic Podcast
Fr. Mike's vlog in audio-only form (as most vlogs should be).
- Mission To Zyxx
A new improv comedy podcast set sometime in the future.
- Welcome to Night Vale
Community updates from a fictional town where all those crazy theories you have are actually true.
- No Agenda
The best podcast in the universe. Twice a week, Adam Curry and John C. Dvorak deconstruct recent news, media, and memes in a free-flowing conversation. Episode 200.7 is a great starting point and introduction for new listeners.
- Pessimists Archive
The new, audio version of one of my favourite Twitter accounts, @pessimistsarc, which discusses technophobia and alarmism of the past.
- Robot Or Not?
Quick little question-and-answers of is _____ a robot, or not?
- Song Exploder
Musical artists give the stories behind their songs.
- Speaking Municipally
For those in the Edmonton area, this is a great way to keep on top of local politics.
- Trad Dads
- The Truth
I need to write a description for this one still.
- Twenty Thousand Hertz
The stories behind the world’s most recognizable and interesting sounds.
All abou covering the weirdest articles found on Wikipedia.
- Marvel's Wolverine
- The Word on Fire Show
Bishop Barron and co. discuss faith and culture.
- Words & Numbers