In the world of entertainment, there’s a new kid on the block and, unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past few years, it’s more than likely that you already know what it is. Podcasts are on the up and these days, if you don’t subscribe, you don’t really know what’s going on in the world. From real life stories, to mysteries and fiction, if it’s worth talking about, then someone is making a podcast about it. But what are the best? Read on, podcaster, you will probably like what we’ve got in store for you.
Hosted by Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich, Radiolab shares stories about science, technology and design told from a human perspective. If you want to impress your friends with niche knowledge about dinosaurs or creepy tales about human blood, this is the podcast for you.
Love+Radio looks at love stories and romance with a difference. The podcast episodes focus on love in different ways each week and if you’re worried that it sounds a little too sensitive for your taste, don’t be. From online relationships to chatroulette, Love+Radio will have you laughing out loud and gasping in horror.
Looking at the invisible forces that have created human behavior, Invisibilia is completely addictive and will teach you things that you never even knew you wanted to know. The show makes fact-telling so engaging that before you know it, you will have whizzed through the first season’s 6 episodes.
If you didn’t get on the Serial bandwagon, you should go back and subscribe right now. Following a real life murder case, Serial follows one reporter as she goes back to the scene of the crime and attempts to unearth what went down.