For Blaugust 2023 Creator Appreciation Week I wanted to share the podcasts I am currently listening to and fair warning; I listen to A LOT of podcasts (2x speed baby!).
Tech and News
- This Week in Tech
- The Screensavers TV show defined the tech nerd that I am today. Decades later I am still listening to Leo Laporte on This Week in Tech which is now an entire company with many tech-centric shows and podcasts.
- Up First by NPR
- My daily news podcast
- The Indicator
- From NPR; covers news through the lens of indicators like government jobs reports
- Planet Money
- From NPR; covers all sorts of topics in the news through an economic lens
- POD Save America
- A no-bullshit conversation about politics.
- Business Wars
- Nintendo vs Sony? Google vs Apple? Crypto Wars? Listen to how businesses fight/fought it out. One of my favorites.
- Freakonomics Radio
- Born from the Freakonomics books. This podcast will change how you think about the world.
- Broken into seasons; Season 1 is stellar. 2-5 are still worth a listen.
- Writing Excuses
- Authors, including Brandon Sanderson sometimes, talk shop about writing books; mostly Sci Fi and Fantasy.
- Fish Nerds
- Whether you are fly fishing in a stream getting those ankles wet or deep in the ocean casting nets; fish nerds, fish nerds. It's a podcast. Just for the halibut. All things fish, fishing, and eating fish (and the catchiest intro song)!
- Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
- Dan Carlin doesn't post often but when he does it is an event. Get ready for 6+ hour episodes covering all sorts of historical eras. His various series around WW2 are masterpieces.
- You Bet Your Garden
- Mike Mcgrath is old as the dirt in his garden and has been hosting the You Bet Your Garden radio show forever. The call in radio show is available as a podcast.
- The Beet (formerly Epic Gardening)
- Almost daily short gardening episodes
- The joe gardener show
- Joe L from Growing a Greener World on PBS has a podcast; great for gardening topics
Green Bay Packers
- Bleeding Green and Gold
- Father/son recapping Packers games.
- Blue 58
- Weekly podcast that covers all things Packers; durinjg the season and offseason.
- Massively OP Podcast
- All things MMORPGs.
- New World to Go
- The only New World podcast still standing. Wish they would get back to regular episodes though; I miss BDLG and Redbyrd!
- The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast
- Tabletop games and just a great group of folks talking games.
- The Battlefield Show
- Keeps me current on BF 2042 and future BF games
- HBO's The Last of Us Podcast
- I can't rant at the end of the world without first listening to the podcast to go with each episode of HBO's TV show "The Last of Us". Gaming because its all based on a game.
Favorite "one time" Podcasts
- My all time favorite podcast series. This is a roller coaster of a story and an emotional ride.
- At top of mind considering the crypto boom and bust; covers the story of Sam Bankman Fraud (SBF)
- Welcome to Dreamtown: Adelanto
- Listing due to it being recently released and I really enjoyed it. Story of a small town and mary J.
- HBO's Chernobyl Podcast
- HBO's Chernobyl mini series is an amazing show to watch. The podcast is a perfect companion and I highly recommend it to anyone that watched the show.