The podcasts you *need* to start listening to
During this time of social-distancing, podcasts have the potential to become your new best friend. Whether you're looking for a good laugh, a captivating story or just some good conversation, here are some of our fave podcasts that will bring you some quality entertainment.
Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me
With this podcast, you'll be getting your dose of current events with a twist. Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me is a game show, featuring a variety of highly-respected celebrities and professionals, where contestants are to figure out if the events they are being told are true or completely made up.
Breaking Beauty is here for all the beauty and wellness tips you could ever need. Put this on while you get ready in the morning and get ready to jot down a new makeup hack or info on a miracle product for sensitive skin.
The Mortified Podcast
More than ever it's important to cultivate spaces of togetherness and belonging. What better way to do that than to listen to all the cringe-worthy and embarrassing teen stories from people who are just like you?!
Who? Weekly will bring you, as they so eloquently say, everything you need to know about the celebrities you don't. Listen, laugh and be on your way to becoming the founder of many fan clubs.
The History Chicks
Both educational and empowering, this podcast will give you a glimpse into the lives of the many powerful women throughout history that have paved the way and left behind legacies. No podcast has made us more proud to be women.
Sucker for an engrossing story? With 6-minute-long episodes, this podcast follows an 11-year-old heroine that has special abilities but no memories. Play an episode or two while winding down for a suspenseful bedtime story.
This American Life
One of the most highly-recommended podcasts out there, This American Life fuses humor with inspiration, and makes you feel that much more intelligent after listening to it. Each week they select a theme or broad topic and share captivating stories based on that theme. While their primary focus is on stories set in truth, they do incorporate some fun short-fiction pieces.
What is your favorite podcast? Give us your recommendations in the comments below.