Podcasts are the new black. Who doesn’t listen to podcasts these days? But if you have never listened to a podcast before, well now is the time that you start. Even Obama’s announced their partnership with Spotify, their production house, higher grounds, will be making podcasts for streaming service. The best Spotify podcasts about music, parenting, sex, pop, politics and comedy are here.
We have a list of 12 podcasts of different genres for you to start with. If one of these do not get you hooked to listening, try the other one.
Binge mode – The Ringer
Binge mode is a podcast for you if are a crazy nerdy fan of Harry Potter. This exhaustively researched, ridiculously fun show should do the trick. Hosts Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion a.k.a The Ringer meticulously recap every single Harry Potter book, chapter by chapter. They highlight Rowling’s careful plotting and discuss how her themes of tolerance and resistance feel more relevant than ever. The Ringer takes their signature deep dive on the final season on the Game of Thrones too and the listeners are going crazy over it.
They try and release the new episodes approx. every 5-7 days.
Kalki presents – My Indian Life
If you are the young Indian who has the spirit to change the mindset of the country, this podcast is for you. This podcast talks about the young Indian adults in the 21st century explored by Bollywood actor Kalki Koechlin. These stories are quite raw and uplifting. She touches sensitive topics such as caste, politics, sex, gender and other more things which still to some extent are taboo in India.
The first season has been released and the second season will be out in 2-3 months.
99% Invisible – Roman Mars
If you are an art and design lover and appreciate architecture, this podcast is for you. 99% Invisible tells the fascinating stories behind the parts of our world we don’t always pay much attention to. As an added bonus, host Roman Mars has one of the smoothest voices in podcasting. If you are a reader, then you can go on https://99percentinvisible.org/.
It is a weekly podcast. A new episode is updated every 4 days.
The Habitat – Gimlet
To all the space dwellers and science lovers out there, this one is for you all. Gimlet media has crafted an addictive serialised documentary – the true story of a fake planet. The Habitat follows six imitation astronauts taking part in an experiment designed to test how real astronauts would survive in cramped quarters during a long and lonely mission to Mars.
The complete series is already released.
Sex with Emily – Emily Morse
If you are having relationship problems or you want to try something new, this podcast is for you. It talks about sex and relationships and everything in between. Sex with Emily is everything you wanted to know (and didn’t know you wanted to know) about sex, explored in a positive, exploratory, educational, and curious manner. The host, Dr Emily Morse, earned a doctorate in human sexuality from the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality.
A new episode adds up every now and then. In a week around 2-3 episodes are uploaded.
Ted talks daily
For all the listeners of ted talks, this is a luxury for you. This podcast brings you the feed in audio format. Hear unimaginable ideas on every subject imaginable from all the world leading thinkers and doers. The given collection of talk around the globe given at TED and TEDx conferences is also available on this podcast.
This podcast updates daily.
Off the pill – Higa tv
If you looking for some new, but not the heavy one, this podcast is for you. This is a podcast with no particular genre and it is in the charts.
Ryan Higa, friends and guests discuss everything from current events, trends and social media.
They update every Sunday.
TMS at the cricket world cup – BBC Radio 5 live
This podcast is for all the cricket fans out there. It covers insight and analysis from the test match special team from 2019 cricket world cup.
This podcast includes interviews with top players and special features.
It updates every Monday.
Indian Noir – Nikesh Murali
If you are looking for some thrill and unusual and unsettling feeling, this podcast is for you. A fast-paced, edge of your seat crime thriller set in India. Indian noir is a critically acclaimed chart-topping podcast featuring thrilling crime. Indian noir is also rated no 1 on apple podcasts. It’s written, narrated and produced by Commonwealth Short Story Prize and DWL Story Prize-winning writer Nikesh Murali.
The series has been completed.
Getting curious with Johnathan van ness – Johnathan Van Ness
If you are looking for different story, a different perspective of seeing things, this podcast is for you. This podcast gives us an insight from a queer’s sight. He talks about all the things Johnathan van ness a.k.a queer eye, gay of thrones, is curious about. He invites some or the other experts in their field to talk about everything and anything they get curious about in this world.
It updates its content weekly
In the dark – AMP reports
Seeking for crime adventure? this podcast is targeted for those people. Season one focused on abducting Jacob Wetterling. In the second award-winning season, Winona, Miss. investigates the case of Curtis Flowers, a black man who was tried by a white prosecutor six times for the same murder. The podcast diligently avoids sensationalism — a rarity in true crime. Instead, Baran breaks down the case against Flowers quietly but thoroughly.
Season 1 and 2 are on air.
The Musafir Stories – Saif and Faiza
If you are a traveller and if you are interested in travelling, this podcast is just right for you. A podcast that documents Indian travel tales. Each episode shares the journey of travellers in their own words and relives their experience with the listeners. The sole aim of this podcast is to inspire listeners to take a leap of faith, grab those backpacks and explore this beautiful country, India!
This podcast updates twice in a month.
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