Podcasts are the best. You get to listen to people talk about things that you enjoy, get new perspectives, and gain knowledge.
The best part of podcasts? It feels like you have new best friends to talk about all of your crazy interests with.
My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark
This is THE true crime podcast. If you’re even remotely interested in murder, you need to check out Karen and Georgia’s hilarious and poignant podcast about all things murder. It’s casual, conversational, and challenges perspectives.
Bonus: They donate money from merch to various important causes (including the ACLU and End the Backlog) and they’re seriously woke.
I Want It That Way
Bustle’s sex and relationship podcast feels like a real conversation with your friends. They talk about sex and dating and dating apps and whether or not it’s really okay to ghost. Gabi and Kathryn are funny and real.
Bonus: They have really cool guests, including an executive from OKCupid and Jillian Keenan, best-selling author and spanking fetishist.
Dan Savage is seriously the greatest person on the planet. He offers realistic, funny sex and relationship advice. He gave us the great concepts – being GGG (good, giving, game) in the bedroom and the price of admission for relationships.
Bonus: He knows his shit and he’s so sex positive.
Carrie On: The Sex and the City Podcast
Sex and the City is the single greatest show on the planet, and Carrie On might be one of the greatest podcasts. Alec and Kat (AKA the greatest couple on the planet) and their series of hilarious and quirky guest stars analyze the show and offer new insights into an old favorite.
Bonus: The entire show, to be completely honest.
All Killa No Filla
It’s been called the British version of My Favorite Murder, but All Killa No Filla stands on its own as one of the best podcasts in the true crime-sphere of the podlandia. Rachel and Kiri do a ton of research and really get in-depth with their serial killer profiles.
Bonus: BRITISH! Their accents are so precious.
Here to Make Friends: A Bachelor Recap Show
The best Bachelor Nation podcast on the market. These girls (and their guests) are smart and funny and love to snark on the show almost as much as they love it. You’ll wish they were your best friends that you got to drink wine with and hate-watch The Bachelor.
Bonus: Real-life Bachelor/Bachelorette/BIP contestants make appearances.
Call Your Girlfriend
My long distance best friend recommended this podcast by long distance besties for long distance besties. Amina and Ann feel just like you and your bestie, as long as you’re seriously woke and willing to talk about anything.
Bonus: They’re smart. Like so fucking smart.
If you haven’t joined the masses in podlandia, you probably should make some use of that app on your iPhone and make new best friends through your headphones.
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