Podcasts: Where Do I Start?

With my tendency to over-subscribe to podcasts and then prune over time, Overcast’s playlist functionality has helped me to manage this weird little workflow that I use to find stuff I like. Big thanks to Marco.

Recommending: overcast.fm
One of Marco’s podcasts: Accidental Tech Podcast

Podcast Round-Up IV

Repeal the 8th Edition

I usually don’t do the soapbox thing. Try to find an explicitly political statement elsewhere on this website. You probably won’t be able to. I don’t want to virtue signal. I don’t want to exacerbate the already-septic tribal wounds. But I very often recommend podcasts, and I don’t see any reason not to recommend what I’ve been listening to this week. Some of it relates to the propaganda I’ve been seeing all around me for months, dead babies on lamp posts and whatnot. For those of you outside Ireland, I’ll explain.

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Podcast Roundup III

Podcasts Hosted by Comedians

I didn’t want to say Comedy Podcasts because podcasts hosted by comedians are not necessarily going to have the punchline density of a stand-up show. I would call (one of my previous recommendations) The Bugle a comedy podcast, because it features pre-written material, often performed in a live comedy setting. But most podcasts are not live shows, and comedians are essentially troubled people, so going off-script can get very dark.

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Podcast Roundup II

History Podcasts

Here’s my second podcast roundup. Yes, I’m sticking with the Roman numerals. This time I picked a theme, these podcasts are all history-related.

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Podcast Roundup I

I listen to a lot of podcasts as I walk hither and thither, so I’ll probably do a few blog posts of podcast recommendations (hence the Roman numeral in the title). Here’s three recommendations for starters…

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