What Podcasts Do You Listen To?



I hope that your creative work is going well.  Instead of talking about our projects this week, I'd like to ask you this question instead:

Do You Listen To Podcasts?

For the uninitiated, podcasts are like talk radio shows that you can listen to on your iPod or smart phone.  I've been an evangelist for podcasts for many years.  I listen to them every day.  I couldn't get through my commute without them.  So...

What Podcasts Do You Listen To?

List your favorites in the comments below.  I'm hoping that the comments in this post will serve as a guide to help you discover some great new podcasts.  

If you have any questions about podcasts or podcasting, just ask in the comments.  
Have a great week!
John Anealio

91 comments:

  1. I am so very far behind on listening to my podcasts, but the ones I listen to are:

    I Should Be Writing
    Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me
    Writing Excuses

    I occasionally pick up an odd episode of others, mostly on recommendation from someone on a guest or subject I would be interested in.

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    1. Thanks Mary! All excellent choices. Writing Excuses was one of the first podcasts that I listened to. Sadly, I haven't kept up with it.

      Oh, and "I Should Be Writing" has a pretty cool theme song. :-)

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    2. Yeah, that ISBW theme is pretty cool. ;)

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  2. I have become fairly addicted to podcasts over the last few years. I listen all day at work and it helps pass the time. Here are the genre ones I listen to the most:

    Adventures in SciFi Publishing
    The Coode Street Podcast
    The Functional Nerds
    Geek's Guide to the Galaxy
    SF Signal
    Sword & Laser

    I've got a list of 65 genre podcasts on my site if you're looking for something to try. https://www.worldswithoutend.com/resources_podcasts.asp


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    1. Cool. All excellent choices. Glad to hear that you're listening to The Functional Nerds to. :-)

      Thanks for linking to that list. I bookmarked it to go through later.

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  3. I listen a lot during my day job so there's a lot that I follow. Seconds to Writing Excuses and Wait Wait; also Car Talk, Ask Me Another and This American Life are good NPR podcasts. Functional Nerds and SF signal are in there, The Nerdist (though I skip some lately) and Indoor Kids are good. One that I love but doesn't come out often is Hardcore History (I think by Dan Carlin?) - it just wrapped up a 5/6 part series on Genghis Khan and his kids, fascinating stuff. I used to follow even more but it got to be more than I could ever keep up with and was kind of a chore so I cut back.

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    1. Hey Jeremy,

      Hope you've been enjoying the Functional Nerds lately.

      That's the only downside of podcasts, if you subscribe to a lot of them, it becomes almost impossible to keep up with them. There are many excellent podcasts that I loved, but just lost track of because there are so many other podcasts. :-(

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  4. I listen to BBC Radio 4 Podcasts like Friday Night Comedy and Newsjack. I'd like to discover some more though! :)

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  5. Scott Sigler Audio Books
    Nutty Bites
    Book Guy CA
    TekDiff
    District of Wonders podcasts including StarShipSofa
    Flash Pulp
    Decoder Ring Theatre
    100 Word Stories
    I could go on but many I like have already been mentioned

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    1. Thanks Zack! I've heard of a lot of these, but haven't listened. I'll be sure to check them out.

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  6. I listen at work so get through a lot so I am less picky than I used to be:)
    The Trek.FM Network
    Trek Mate Family
    Flash Pulp
    Pulp Audio Weekly
    Nutty Bites
    Mission Log
    Galactic Watercooler
    Ragtag Fugitive Podcast
    British Invaders
    Girl On Guy
    Nerdist and many more.

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    1. Nice. Other than Nerdist, I'm not really familiar with these. I'll be sure to check them out. Thanks Mike!

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  7. Echoing the love for Flash Pulp and Decoder Ring Theater. For fiction anything Paul Cooley does as well. For the talky ones I enjoy ISBW, Dead Robots, and Roundtable.

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    1. Cool. Paul's a good guy. Did a podcasting 101 panel with him at Balticon last year. I will also endorse The Roundtable podcast. Dave does a great job with that.

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  8. I am betting on extra people listening to one of Marc Gunn's Music podcast today, with those Irish songs of his (many about cats)

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    1. How can you go wrong with Irish Songs about cats? Are they Irish cats though? :-)

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  9. I'm partial to Escape Pod, which usually features great science fiction short stories.

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  10. I've posted a list of faves:
    http://oneadayuntilthedayidie.com/?page_id=8

    But I'm listening to The Memory Palace archives at the moment.

    -ls

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    1. Thanks for posting that list! Some great stuff there.

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  11. I listen to a ridiculous number of podcasts, largely tabletop gaming-related. In the world of non-RPG podcasts, though, I've lately been enjoying:
    The Clockwork Cabaret
    The Celtic Myth Podshow
    The Geologic Podcast
    I Should Be Writing
    The Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences
    Teknikal Diffikulties
    Voice Acting Mastery
    The WEIRD Show
    The World Domination Hour
    The Roundtable Podcast
    The Retroist Podcast
    The History of Rome

    ... and many others!

    Also, for full disclosure, I'm a podcaster myself, and humbly recommend our world-building podcast Crucible of Realms to anyone who might be interested in hearing a group of folks put a different world together in each regular episode. :) (http://www.crucibleofrealms.com/)

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    1. Hey Jim,

      Just bookmarked your podcast to check out later. I'm totally cool with people plugging their own podcasts in the comments of this post.

      My thoughts on podcasts are that some folks don't even know what one is, and other folks are podcast junkies. I'm hoping this post will introduce some cool podcasts to people who have yet to explore that world.

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  12. The first two podcasts I ever listened to were because Lou Anders was either a guest on them, or one of his authors was. They were Adventures in Sci Fi Publishing and If You're Just Joining Us. Both of those are still on my must listen to list. Here are a few others:

    Webcomics Weekly - a show dedicated to webcomics hosted by four guys who have been around a long time (well, in internet terms). It's for the most part retired, though they did do a new episode late last year. Worth a listen to if you are interested in the field at all, and for Brad Guigar's laugh.

    The Memory Palace - A historical podcast which takes an interesting and rather personal look at the past.

    Martini Shot - A humorous blog which takes a look at Hollywood from the view of Rob Long, TV writer and producer.

    Radio Free Burrito - Wil Wheaton's occasional podcast where he plays weird music, old commercials and tells tales of his life.

    The Agony Column - Rick Kleffel's daily podcast which has author interviews and reading, and book discussions.

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    1. AISFP was one of the first podcasts that I listened to as well Christian! Shaun and Moses still do a great job with it.

      The Agony Column is great too, although I haven't kept up with it.

      I haven't heard of The Memory Palace before, but now I'm curious.

      Thanks for contributing!

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  13. Great responses to your post, John!
    Like Mary up there in the comments, I am so far behind in my podcast-listening. I have just over 30 minutes in commute time each day that I listen podcasts, and here's my list (in alphabetical order, not order of significance):
    Beyond the Box
    Career Tools & Managers Tools
    66/40
    The ForceCast
    Liber*
    Literary Treks
    Mysterious Universe
    Wait Wait, Don't Tell Me
    Ask Me Another
    P.I.D. Radio
    RebelForce Radio
    ScapeCast (The Scaper Chronicles)
    Skeptoid
    Star Wars Book Report
    Stuff They Don't Want You To Know
    Stuff You Should Know
    Sword & Laser
    The Naked Bible
    The Public Speaker
    The Smartest Man In The World
    Transporter Room 3
    Two-Minute Time Lord
    View From The Bunker

    There are several others I download that I'm archiving for "a rainy day" whenever I get around to listening to them.

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    1. Yeah, I've scaled back the number of podcasts that I listen to because I have a relatively short commute. I do listen while I'm eating breakfast and dong chores to.

      Thanks for the big list Kevin! A lot of those names are new to me.

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  14. I listen pretty exclusively to the RoosterTeeth Podcast.

    They're the first podcast I listened to where I actually cared enough to go back every week. The way they're structured is like a "friends hanging out talking about whatever comes to mind" type thing and that appeals to me more than the same specific segments that happen every week, or a storyline that I have to listen to intently and not get distracted or I miss something important. And I'm really not a news-type of person.

    I haven't really listened to many other podcasts, but there's already quite a list going on in these comments, so I'll have to check some of those out. =)

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    1. Hey Renee,

      I like podcasts like that too. In fact, that's kind of what we do on the Functional Nerds podcast these days. We have an author or other creative person on, but our discussion is loose and on a variety of topics each week.

      I'll be sure to check out Rooster Teeth!

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  15. I'm also behind in my podcasts but here are the ones I listen to consistently:
    The Nerdist
    This Week in Google
    Penn's Sunday School
    Chris Brogan
    This Week in Tech
    Six Pixels of Separation
    I alternate thru several Doctor Who podcasts
    MacBreak weekly

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    1. MacBreak weekly was the first podcast that I listened to! Haven't listened to it in ages though.

      Love Brogan's podcast and the Nerdist too.

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  16. Great question!!! Podcasts are a vital part of my day- and sometimes night if I have to work late in the office. Most of mine are part of the Frogpants Network, being a member of AIE, and are some of them are very World of Warcraft centric.

    The Instance
    Ladies of Leet
    Film sack
    The Morning Stream
    Coverville
    Geektopia
    Zero Room
    Valentinecast
    TV Co-pilot
    Convert to Raid
    Arcanum of Azeroth

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    1. Coverville and The Morning Stream are perennial favorites of mine.

      Will you be heading to Nerdtacular this year? I'll be performing again. I'm really looking forward to it!

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  17. I personally think everyone should listen to these three:
    This American Life
    RadioLab
    99% Invisible

    These are nice, too:
    Film Sack
    Amateur Traveler
    Stuff You Should Know
    Stuff You Missed in History Class

    I'm almost done working through the archives of some of these, so I am in the market for new finds. Some of these in above comments sound great!

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    1. Thanks Emily!

      I'll be sure to give your top 3 a listen. I've heard Radiolab is good. Looked at the website and it seems like something I can get into.

      Thanks for the suggestions!

      Hope you end up enjoying some of the other ones listed here.

      I also co-host the Functional Nerds podcast. We have on a different Sci-Fi/Fantasy author and discuss the creative process and other nerd topics. You might enjoy it. :-)

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  18. Hey John and all,

    I listen to a ton of podcast! Here's my list in no particular order. Also can't wait to see you again at Nerdtacular again! Maybe this time we'll get a bit more time to talk!

    Black Astronauts
    All the podcast at the Frogpants Network (Scott Johnson)
    Coverville (I know this is a Frogpants one but had to single it out)
    Functional Nerds
    This American Life
    Star Talk with Neil DeGrasse Tyson
    SciFi Tech Talk
    Ctrl Alt Wow
    The Joker and Thief Podcast
    TVCoPilot
    The Audacity to Podcast

    The reason I particularly listen to the last podcast is that I do a podcast with my wife and we just hit our 2nd year anniversary of podcasting. The name of our podcast is ValentineCast ( http://valentinecast.com )I also do another podcast with older gamers called Grumpy Old Men: After Dark. Podcasting is such a great way to get some creativity or just your voice out.

    Thanks for asking and I'm hoping you're having a great St. Patrick's Day!

    J. Valentine

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    1. Thanks J.!

      I'm looking forward to hanging out more at Nerdtacular this year too!

      Thanks for listing lots of great shows for people to check out. Some names there that I'm not familiar with, so I'll be sure to check them out.

      Congrats on your two year podcast anniversary! Most don't make it that far.

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  19. John knows I listen to a bunch of podcasts.

    Besides the Functional Nerds:

    SF Signal
    Roundtable Podcast
    I Should be Writing
    Galactic Suburbia
    Coode Street Podcast
    Doctor Who: Verity
    Speculate
    SF Squeecast
    SFF Audio

    Quarter to Three Movie Podcast
    Three Moves Ahead

    History of Byzantium
    History of the Ancient World
    History According to Bob

    Ken and Robin Talk about Stuff

    And more, on and off...


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    1. Thanks for chiming in Paul.

      I really need to listen to more of the Spec Fic podcasts. There are only so many hours in the day though.

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  20. I love the idea of this post, it's always interesting to see what people are listening to. Most of my podcasts I listen to are pretty much daily shows. Here's the list of what I listen to:

    The Morning Stream
    Tech News Today
    The Giz Wiz
    Before You Buy

    I do a podcast on crowd funding projects. We find interesting crowd funding projects and rate them (back, track or sack). It's called the KickCast (http://kickcast.net).

    I can't wait for Nerdtacular this year! Really looking forward to hanging out with you guys.

    -Ktdata (Angry Bird from N12)

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    1. Thanks KT!

      I'm always curious as to what others are listening to too.

      And the KickCast is a great idea! Thanks for linking to it.

      I'm looking forward to Nerdtacular too! Are you going to dress as a pig this year? :-)

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    2. I'm a huge Morning Stream fan!

      I also listen to www.podcastofbillionaires.com (shameless self promotion)!

      Our year anniversary of podcasting is coming up, and I'm always looking for new shows to listen to. Thanks for the OP.

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  21. I'm an avid listener of some:
    Nerdist
    Harmontown
    Comedy Bang Bang
    Judge John Hodgman
    Doug Loves Movies
    Wits
    Superego
    The Pod F. Tompkast
    WTF
    H.P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast
    Star Talk
    How Did This Get Made?
    Ask Me Another
    Radio Free Burrito
    Grandma's Virginity

    And I dabble occasionally in others:
    Penn's Sunday School
    Ardent Atheist
    Gill & Roscoe's Bodacious Horror Podcast
    Smartest Man In The World
    This Feels Terrible
    Paul and Storm Talk About Some Stuff For 5 to 10 Minutes On Average
    the various Kevin Smith podcasts

    I will also listen to anything Paul F. Tompkins appears on, which is pretty much every podcast at some point.

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    1. I love Paul F. Tompkins! He's been on Adam Carolla's podcast a bunch of times and he's always hilarious. Thanks for the big list here Grahm. Lots of cool stuff to check out.

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    2. Thanks for the mention, Grahm. I hope you're still enjoying it. Episode 41 was a lot of fun to record, and episode 42 looks like it'll have a whole tonne of awesome stories from our guest.

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  22. I rely on podcasts to get me through my day. I work technical support chatting with users. I need some distraction, some INTELLIGENT conversation to keep me sane.

    I try to find a range of topics instead of geeking out on a few. My list usually includes:

    Slate - excellent journalism with different shows for each day of the week. I like the Culturefest, Double X (women's issues), and Spoiler Specials about current movies.

    Decode DC - an offbeat look at Politics and a great counterpoint to cable news.

    FW: Thinking - discussions about the near future of technology and humanity.

    99% Invisible - a quirky little show about design and architecture.

    Functional Nerds, I Should Be Writing, Writing Excuses - I imagine you know all of these :)

    Good Job, Brain! - a hilarious quiz-show style podcast from a group of Triviabowlers. You might recommend this one to Patrick. I am sure he would love all of the really good/really bad jokes.

    Social Media Marketing - Exactly what it sounds like. A lot of really good information.

    Spilled Milk - A cooking podcast, sort of, but I think it sounds (unintentionally) like an episode of Portlandia. Really funny sometimes.

    Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project - Adam from Mythbusters steps away from his crazy host personality and talks more like a teacher about special effects, movies, maker culture and things important to him.

    That's a pretty long list and I left out a lot to save time and space. Hope you find something worth listening to.

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    2. Lots of cool stuff there Matthew! Glad to hear that you are still listening to Functional Nerds too.

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  24. I tend to download podcasts and mix them into my regular iTunes playlists. I never miss RadioLab and BBC's Drama of the Week. I used to follow Mitch Benn's funny songs podcast regularly -- which was where I first heard your George R.R. Martin song! Sadly I lost a lot of my saved podcasts when my old computer croaked this past Christmas.

    I used to listen to radio plays regularly on our public radio station when I was in high school, back in the pre-internet Dark Ages. That was where I first heard Ken Nordine's Word Jazz and a brilliant adaptation of Lord of the Rings that I listened to every time it was repeated. Of course back then if I wanted to save the programs to listen to them again, I had to record them on cassette!

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    1. Many people have mentioned RadioLab now. I really need to check that one out.

      Mitch Benn is great! Very thankful that he's played my music on his show. I know a bunch of people who found out about me through him.

      Thanks for all of the suggestions Trina!

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  25. I enjoy:
    Wait Wait Don't Tell Me
    Talkin' Toons with Rob Paulsen
    WTF with Mark Maron
    Sex Nerd Sandra
    The Nerdist (on occasion)
    WNYC's Radiolab
    Escape Pod (on occasion)

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    1. Haven't listened to Nerdist in a while, but I've always enjoyed that one. Thanks for the list!

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  26. The ones that you may not have heard of:

    Prometheus Radio Theatre
    Ask Me Another
    Ken and Robin Talk About Stuff

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    1. Thanks Nobilis! I'll be sure to check these out.

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  27. So many great podcasts already on this list that I listen to. Some I haven't seen yet:

    Skeptics Guide to the Universe
    Planet Money
    It's a Thing
    Science Friday

    So many great ones, it's hard to keep up!

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    1. Agreed! That's the one down side of podcasts... There are too many good ones! Thanks for chiming in Kim!

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  28. I listen mostly to 5by5.tv podcasts, namely:

    Back To Work (Merlin Mann, Dan Benjamin)
    Amplified (Jim Dalrymple, Dan Benjamin)
    The Ihnatko Almanac (Andy Ihnatko, Dan Benjamin)

    Also some of the others on there like The Frequency, the Crossover and Mac Power Users, but not regularly. Other regulars:

    The Talk Show with John Gruber
    Functional Nerds
    Tweet Me Harder (does not update regularly but it's comedy genius)

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    1. Thanks Jeff! I was a big fan of Merlin Mann and Andy Ihnatko back in the day when I used to listen to Mac Break Weekly. Unfortunately, I haven't kept up with them. Will check out these shows that you mentioned though.

      Hope all is well with you!

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  29. Well, as an avid Gamer, most of my favorite podcasts are related to my favorite passion, gaming. So here goes...

    Actual RPG Play Podcasts I like...
    -Icosahedrophilia(one of the first and still one of the best! Also a Clean Podcast, so suitable for the whole family.)
    -20-Sided Death(Very interesting PCs and Story. Also, you can get your own NPC in the storyline. I Painted and Modified the Minis they use for their PCs, by the way.)
    -The Guildhall(Where I am a regular player.)

    Advice/News about RPGs and other games Podcasts I like...
    The Tome Show Productions(Pretty much all of their Podcasts)
    The NPC Cast(An up and comer. They have an episode where they destroy and reconstruct Monopoly's rules from the ground up.)
    The Exemplary DM Podcast

    Also, I have to say a few words about Alohamora, by Mugglenet. And here they are...
    DESK-PIG!!!!:P
    Okay, seriously though, awesome and funny reason for rereading the Harry Potter books and related disscusion of said books.
    That's about it for the moment.

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    1. Cool. I know lots of people here are big gamers, so hopefully they'll discover a new podcast today! Thank you for providing such a nice list!

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  30. I listen to quite a variety, but I *always* listen to every episode of: Slice of Sci Fi, Boxcutters (aus TV), BBC Friday Night Comedy

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  31. I was glad to see several of my coworkers' podcasts mentioned (Stuff You Should Know, Stuff They Don't Want You To Know, Stuff You Missed in History Class). And I was thrilled to see Fw:Thinking in there since that's one of mine.

    If you like the Stuff podcasts, my other show, TechStuff, is also pretty fun. So there's a plug.

    As for myself, I also listen to the following:

    Tech News Today
    Skeptic's Guide to the Universe
    Coverville
    Rooster Teeth Podcast
    The Morning Stream
    It's a Thing

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    1. Thanks for stopping by Jon! So many great podcasts, so little time in the day.

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  32. This is a big list. I really got into podcasts while I was a traveling rep, and now I listen to them on the treadmill in the morning as well as when I'm on the subway:

    Sword & Laser
    The Once & Future Podcast
    The Functional Nerds
    SF Signal
    Adventures in Sci-Fi Publishing
    Writing Excuses
    SF Squeecast
    Speculate! The Podcast for Writers, Readers, and Fans...
    The Roundtable Podcast
    Angry Robot Podcast
    Hide and Create
    I Should Be Writing

    and a couple others that I listen to more intermittently as I try them out.

    Mike Underwood

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    1. Thanks for mentioning the Functional Nerds podcast. Glad to hear people are listening. Thanks for mentioning all of the other great podcasts too!

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  33. One of the best things that came of getting my iPhone a few years ago was discovering podcasts. Now, I never have to clean my house or drive to work alone. :) Can't wait to look through all these comments and discover some new ones. (My house is going to sparkle like a Mr. Clean commercial.) Here's my list:

    Regular:
    The Functional Nerds
    I Should Be Writing
    StoryWonk Sunday
    Adventures in Sci Fi Publishing
    Writing Excuses
    SF Signal
    Do I Dare to Eat a Peach

    Occasional:
    Podcastle/Escape Pod/Pseudopod
    Litopia After Dark
    Back to Work
    Writers on Writing
    Latest in Paleo
    Grammar Girl: Quick and Dirty Tricks
    Stuff You Should Know
    Stuff You Missed in History Class

    Podcasts that are over but remembered fondly:
    Will Write for Wine
    Lessons From a Geek Fu Master
    B&N Meet the Writers
    Wordplay (the one with Nathan Bransford, J. Scott Savage, and James Dashner)
    The Appendix

    I listen to podcasts mainly through Instacast and sometimes through Stitcher.

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    1. I use Instacast too Wendy!

      Glad you are still listening to Functional Nerds. What's Do I Dare To Eat A Peach like? I"m not familiar with that one.

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    2. Do I Dare to Eat a Peach is a podcast by brothers Robison Wells and Dan Wells (of Writing Excuses). Usually, the topic is some sort of published list--Top Twenty Comic Book Villains, for example (although I don't think that's been an actual topic on the show). They dissect/argue about the list and (usually) come up with their own separate lists along the way. They do a variety of topics--movies, music, fictional characters, real world news... Sometimes, rather than basing the episode on a published list, they come up with their own lists from the start and attempt to defend them to each other.

      Did you every watch The Totally Rad Show when it was on? To me, this podcast is the same kind of thing. I don't know why it's so fun to listen to people argue about seemingly trivial things, but it is. And I love how much thought Rob and Dan put into it. I highly recommend the show.

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    3. Meant to include a link: http://www.doidaretoeatapeach.com/

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    4. Sounds right up my alley. Thanks Wendy!

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  34. I listen to a lot of podcasts but one I didn't see listed here is Caustic Soda. It's great for science nerds and Ihighly recommend it to everyone.

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  36. Since I lost my iPod a few months ago (replacing this week thank goodness) and work has gone bonkers I've had to cut back a bit, but these are the podcasts I almost never miss:
    Film Sack
    Comedy Bang Bang
    Doug Loves Movies
    Nerdist
    Thrilling Adventure Hour
    JV Club
    Who Charted?
    Ladies of Leet
    Valentine Cast
    Sex Nerd Sandra
    How Did This Get Made?

    There are too many others to remember off the top of my head :)

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  37. I don't have time to listen to all those I subscribe to. There are some I try my best not to miss though:

    The Nerdist
    The Geeks Guide to the Galaxy
    SF Signal
    Adventures in Sci Fi Publishing
    The Dead Robots Society
    The Roundtable Podcast
    Writing Excuses

    Then it's on to those I listen to when I can, which tends to be about an episode or two a month

    Stuff You MIssed in History Class
    Lightspeed
    Speculate
    The Functional Nerds
    The Skeptics Guide to the Universe
    Astronomy Cast
    Big Science
    SF Squeecast
    The Writers Panel

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  38. Looking through people's lists, I may have a few more to add... :-)

    I listen while I work to:

    Functional Nerds
    SF Signal
    I Should Be Writing
    Writing Excuses
    Adventures In Sci Fi Publishing
    Hide and Create
    DisInfoCast with Matt Staggs
    Drawn Today (not on very often)
    Escape From Illustration Island (though they have now stopped podcasting)
    Higherside Chats: Conspiracy, Mystery, and Comedy
    Rationally Speaking
    The Self Publishing Podcast
    UK Cardcast (occasionally)

    I'm still looking for more art podcasts, there are not very many. I'm kinda lonely in my world of art, writing and conspiracy theories... lol.

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    1. Thanks for listening to the functional nerds Ingrid! You should start your own art podcast!

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  39. Thank goodness I can listen to podcasts at work. Otherwise I'd never catch up on the ones that were new to me.

    * TekDiff (comedy and storytelling)
    * Decoder Ring Theatre (superhero, mystery, golden age radio)
    Marc Gunn's trilogy of podcasts (ren faire, irish/celtic music, pub songs)
    Genesis Avalon (celtic superhero)
    Pros & Cons (fandom)
    Slice of Sci-fi (fandom)
    * Star Trek Outpost (Star Trek series)
    Functional Nerds (fandom)
    Funny Music Podcast (comedy music)
    Scope (fandom)
    Skeptics Guide to the Universe (science)
    * Thrilling Adventure Hour (comedy, old time radio)
    Whiskey Brothers Podcast (comedy with adult language)

    I put an * by the ones I want to give an extra shout out to because they deserve special attention. DRT, TAH, and STO have been around for a while and really developed their worlds. So has TekDiff with the added bonus of offbeat humor and the fact one person does everything (he does have a bit of a self-image problem and sometimes uses his podcast to vent but that's OK).

    I didn't include URLs hoping that google can provide them, but I can give links to their RSS feed (no iStuff for me) if anyone wants.

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    1. Excellent list of shows here.

      Happy to hear that you are listening to the Functional Nerds Podcast, we still have a lot of fun putting that out every week.

      Really need to check out Marc Gunn's shows.

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  40. I don't know where people find the time, I only listen to one podcast, and sometimes have to fight to find time for it. It is the weekly podcast Arming the Donkeys.

    Lots of fun and thought provoking stuff on how the mind works and how people operate (whether they know it or not).

    I wish I had time for more, but there it is. I wouldn't trade my busy life for a podcast. ;-)

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  41. I'll second the Caustic Soda recommendation - I discovered them not long ago, and burned through the back episodes rather quickly. I'd also like to recommend "Science...Sort Of..." which is small group of scientists and grad students discussing scientific current events, along with the occasional beer and movie review. Very funny, very relatable, very easy to listen to.

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    1. Yeah, I really need to check that one out. Thanks for chiming in Sammy!

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  42. I'm only listening to two active podcast at the moment Nerdist Podcast and IGN Podcast

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  43. I listen to a lot of different podcasts, some more regularly than others. Seems like I'll have to check out some of the ones on this list.

    Besides the big ones like:

    SModcast
    Tell'em Steve-Dave
    The Nerdist
    WTF

    I've also gotten into some smaller ones:

    Complete Sentences Pod
    Robot Monkey Pirate Ninja
    Unusual Suspects Podcast
    7 days a geek

    I also do my own with my buddy called "But You're Wrong." It's pretty similar in vein to the ones mentioned above - two nerds talking about whatever grabs our attention at the moment. (Please forgive the self-promotion. We thoroughly enjoy doing it, I enjoy re-listening to it, and based on what some of you folks are listening to, it might be worth trying out once.) Thanks!

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    1. No worries about the self-promotion Keith! That was part of why I asked people to name their podcasts, for people to find new ones!

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