Top 10 Podcasts to Listen to Today

April 23, 2019

Podcasts are great for almost any occasion. At any given time, you can find someone listening to a podcast while commuting to work, doing homework, or almost any other activity. In 2019, there’s no shortage of podcasts in the world, and there’s one for everybody. To spread our podcast knowledge, here is a list of ten podcasts that might interest you.

1. No Laying Up

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“No Laying Up’s core philosophy is to engage in smart, nuanced discussion around all things golf.” With the Masters behind us, we figured your hunger for Tiger and golf has not been completely satisfied. For great golf conversation with the right amount of humor, this is the perfect podcast for ameteur and longtime golfers alike.

2. Marketing Money Podcast

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In this podcast, hosts John Oxford and Josh Mabus break down branding, advertising, public relations, and more for the banking and financial services industry. The advice they offer can build real value today so click here to listen.

3. 99% Invisible

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Creator and host Roman Mars takes his audience on an adventure examining everyday things we might not think about. From San Fransisco architecture to the steering wheel, and many other topics, your eyes will be opened in this very fun, yet informative podcast.

4. The Dan LeBetard Show

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Before you lose another sports argument with your friends, pick up the knowledge you need from Dan, Stugotz, and rest of the crew from Miami. You can also catch it live on ESPN radio if you’ve got the time to listen in.

5. All Songs Considered

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All Songs Considered is the cornerstone program of NPR music. Every week, listeners are greeted with new discoveries from different music genres. If you’re someone that likes to explore music, this podcast is perfect for you.

6. The Big Picture

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Sean Fennessey and his colleagues at The Big Picture review new movies, feature some of Hollywood’s biggest filmmakers and actors, and break down the trends in Tinseltown.

7. Revisionist History

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Sometimes a person, event, or idea has been misinterpreted by time and needs a second look. Malcolm Gladwell comes in to uncover the past of these topics, giving his audience a new understanding over part of the world.

8. Freakonomics Radio

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There’s a hidden side to everything, and Freakonomics co-author Stephen Dubner is here to put the world under his microscope. Inspired by the best selling book of the same name, Stephen investigates the way we all see the modern world and invites us to tag along.

9. Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend

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Comedian Conan O’Brien has interviewed a lot of people in his 25 year career, but in this podcast he attempts to go a bit deeper with his guests, and hopefully find some friendship along the way.

10. TED Talks Daily

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TED Talks are here to teach us something new. With thousands of videos that cover just about every topic imaginable, you’re bound to walk away with at least some fun facts to share by the end of one.

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