September 30th is International Podcast Day. Celebrate the power of podcasts by checking out some podcasts! If you don’t listen to podcasts, you may be wondering what’s so great about them and why they’re so popular.
The Growing Popularity of Podcasts
Podcasts are becoming increasingly popular because you can listen to them anywhere. Whether you are driving to work or on your afternoon jog, you can listen anywhere you can plug in earbuds. However, podcasts aren’t new. They’ve actually have been around for more than a decade!They are a series of audio files that are produced to be shared online. The majority of podcasts follow a specific format like a television or radio show. They contain different seasons, episodes, and guests.
You can subscribe to the podcasts that you like so you can listen to them on a regular basis, and yes, they’re addictive! You can also download specific “episodes” that interest you. Wondering where to begin your podcast journey? Here are five of our favorites.
Five of the Best Podcasts to Check Out
Known for his keen observation and sharp sense of humor, comedian Bill Burr gives his unique take on all kinds of topics. From music and culture to hobbies and sports, you will be sure to enjoy this popular Monday and Thursday podcast.
2 – Modern Love
This is one of numerous thought-provoking podcasts available from NPR. This one features the popular New York Times column “Modern Love,” with readings by notable personalities like Olivia Munn and Ethan Hawke.
This podcast by Joe Rogan is very popular with young, hip listeners. And why not? He’s a stand-up comic, mixed martial arts fanatic, and psychedelic adventurer. His podcast features interviews with all kinds of celebrities ranging from musicians and artists to MMA fighters.
One of the most popular podcasts ever, WTF was launched by comedian Marc Maron in 2009. It now has more than six million downloads per month. In his popular show, Maron interviews iconic personalities ranging from President Obama to Keith Richards.
Want a podcast that’s a little on the bizarre side? Last Podcast on the Left covers subjects like serial killers, ghosts, hauntings, cults, werewolves, and more.
More About International Podcast Day
International Podcast Day is a great time to check out these awesome podcasts and to connect with fellow podcast listeners and enthusiasts. The great thing about podcasts is that there are thousands available. You’re sure to find something that matches your interests and tastes!
We Hope You Find Time to Listen to Some of the Best Podcasts on International Podcast Day!
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