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These Podcasts Are Just For You!

Podcasts have become increasingly popular with hundreds of thousands to choose from on tons of different topics. We definitely understand why! Whether you're into politics, comedy, self help or fiction there is a podcast for you. They are great for learning new things, inspiration and helping you get motivated for a workout or a productive afternoon. So where do you start? We have compiled a list of our favorite podcasts sure you get you excited about seeing what else is out there!


This American Life - This weekly, hour long show is one of the most popular in the country with nearly 2.5 million downloads per week. They cover a new topic every week by sharing three different stories about the same thing. If you aren't sure where to start check out this list that the host, Ira Glass put together himself for new listeners. You can download and listen to new episodes here or download it on apple podcasts or any other podcast app.


AARP's The Perfect Scam - AARP’s new weekly podcast profiles America’s biggest scam stories. The series introduces listeners to compelling personal stories from scam victims and their families. Interviews with professional con artists and leading experts in the topic allow the hosts to pull back the curtain on how scammers operate and share tips with listeners on how best to protect themselves. You can listen directly from AARP's website here, or download on Apple Podcasts.


Lux Radio Theater - Originally a radio show running from 1934 to 1955, Lux Radio Theater featured adaptations of Broadway plays and Hollywood films, voiced by a diverse range of stars. The show even features the original radio adds - so for a burst of nostalgia, look no further!


Stuff You Missed In History Class - This fun podcast on the How Stuff Works network discusses more obscure parts of history that aren't covered in traditional school books. Learn about topics from shipwrecks, royal history, WWII and so much more. With weekly episodes released and hundreds of episodes in the archives there is no shortage of new things to learn. Listen through their website or on your favorite podcast app.


The Alton Browncast - Are you a foodie? Or just someone who enjoys watching the food network. Well now you can bring it with you wherever you go. Listen to renowned chef, Alton Brown talk with other celebrity chefs, scientists and authors about their favorite thing - food! You'll learn about the latest culinary trends as well as best practices and maybe even hear a few secret recipes. If you want more that just the audio then check out Alton's website here.


Do you still want more? Check out our list of Podcasts that are more health focused here.


Do you have any favorite podcasts that we didn't list? Share them in our forum so others can enjoy them as well!