Your favorite?

Discussion in 'Podcasts' started by Grüpsaar, Oct 11, 2008.

  1. goreds2

    goreds2 Well-Known Member

    I have not listened for awhile but I have always liked the John and Jeff Show. I remember when O & A used to give them a hard time. It is a good show broadcast overnight. They used to be on XM152 until the spring of 2006.

    John and Jeff Radio Show :: Audio Podcasts
  2. SiriusShawn

    SiriusShawn New Member

  3. Jon

    Jon Well-Known Member

    BBC and BBC World Service News
    Merriam-Webster Word of the Day
    Wall Street Journal This Morning
    The Word Nerds
    NPR: Fresh Air, Talk of the Nation, Wait Wait Don't Tell Me,
    This Week In Tech/Macbreak Weekly
    This American Life
    PRI's The World
    To the best of our knowledge
    The Economist

    And for giggles....

    The Onion Radio News
    Ask A Ninja

    And I'm always looking at the new ones posted every Tuesday on iTunes.
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2009
  4. leth

    leth Member

    I listened to Popular Mechanics Podcast, but it's been discontinued (last podcast was October 2008 .. I think this is the second time they stopped it, but brought it back last time when they found a new host)

    The same goes for Robert Cringley's NerdTV; they did 13 shows where they interviewed influential people from the technology sector (Bill Joy, Tim O'Reilly, Bob Kahn, Judy Estrin, etc). You can still down them; very interesting to listen to if you're into the IT industry.

    Now the only podcasts I download are two CBC shows; The Vinyl Cafe (short story teller) and The Best If Ideas (discusses anything from science and technology to culture and social issues)
  5. Jon

    Jon Well-Known Member

    I've cut down my list considerably since I couldn't keep up with all of it.

    Only a few dailies left:

    Ask A Ninja
    Macbreak Weekly
    Science Friday
    Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me!
    The Onion Radio News
    To the Best of Our Knowledge
    PRI's The World
    This American Life
    This Week In Tech

    I used to catch the Tech Guy podcast, but I have the iHeartRadio app which has KFI, and listen to Leo's radio live on the weekends whenever I can.
  6. Ifandorbut

    Ifandorbut Well-Known Member

    I just listened to a few episodes of Doug Benson's "I Love Movies". Doug is usually funny on Best Week Ever and I like that he's a mellow stoner with a quick wit, but he stumbles and fumbles through his own podcast regularly.

    The episode with Kevin Pollack and Jerry O'Connell was a total train wreck. It had its share of funny moments, but damn...that thing was a mess.

    Also...Jerry O'Connell is a big dummy. I don't know if he's acting stupid or if he really is stupid. I'm leaning towards him being a big dummy.
  7. OK I know I'm a little late on this one but I just discovered Battlestar Galactica producer Ron Moore's comments on the shows. They are fascinating. If you are experiencing BSG withdrawal you might want to check them out.

    Also if you are into music I would like to suggest the Friday Night Cat Fight. It is hosted by Matt The Cat who used to be on XM Ch. 5 before the October 2008 bloodbath. You might want to start with the Baseball show.

    Both of these are free in the itunes store.

  8. blyons200

    blyons200 These pretzels are making me thirsty.

    I love Bill Handel, I'm gonna subsrcribe now.
  9. blyons200

    blyons200 These pretzels are making me thirsty.

    Has anyone ever listened to No Agenda with Adam Curry and John C Dvorak? That show is awesome. Adam with crazy conspiracy theory and John's we're all doomed theories, it's great.
  10. Ifandorbut

    Ifandorbut Well-Known Member

    Uhh Yeah Dude

    Comedy Death Ray

    Check these two podcasts out, they're very funny.
  11. goreds2

    goreds2 Well-Known Member

    XM 158 Only (Not on SIRIUS)

    (Sorry somewhat off topic)
    Handel On The Law is one of the best (underrated)shows on Satellite Radio. He puts humor in his calls.

    Upcoming Airings:
    Sunday February 6, 5:00 am – 8:00 am ET
    Saturday February 12, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm ET

    Bill Handel Show:
    Whether you're talking about Big Brother, Big Business or Big Macs, you'll rarely find Handel without an opinion. His rapid-fire commentary gives listeners the information they want the way they want it. He's an energetic and highly entertaining, yet intelligent, alternative to pseudo-intellectual, boring talk radio.

    America's Talk - Talk show hosts, entertaining and informative radio.
  12. Jon

    Jon Well-Known Member

    Revised list:

    Real Talk with Jason Whitlock
    No Agenda
    Adam Carolla
    Philosophize This! (philosophy podcast)
    Sound Opinions (pretty epic interview with Johnny Marr on the latest one)
    BBC World Service Global News
    Mohr Stories
    WTF with Marc Maron (another epic interview with Thom Yorke, nice to see him get away from just comedians)
    This American Life

    Always looking for more.
  13. Aaron

    Aaron Moderator

    I subscribe to a few free ones, but rarely listen.

    The Thundering Herd
    SVP & Russillo
    Mike & Mike
  14. jef

    jef Power Pig, Hello!

    Here's some of what I listen to lately not listed by Jon (I also have The Nerdist in my list, a TAL):

    Accidental Tech Podcast
    99% Invisible
    Back to Work
    This Week in Photo
    Mastertapes (British radio show, so it's sporadic.. A run of episodes, then a few months waiting for the next series)
  15. TX WJ

    TX WJ Intelligent Donkey

    MACOS Ken - 10-15 minutes a day of Apple and Tech news delivered with a sense of humor.

    Adam Carolla - No one ad libs and talks about nothing and is as funny when doing it.

    The Cult Cast (Cult of Mac) - Some Apple and Tech knuckleheads talk Apple, comes out every Thursday night.

    Adam Carolla & Dr Drew - for those time when I need more Carolla

    Mac Break Weekly with Leo Laporte (video podcast) Great TWIT show with Apple focus, Tuesdays.

    iPad Today with Leo Laporte (video podcast), great ap ideas on this iPad centric show.

    IOS Today - Good show on IOS apps

    Mac Power Users - If you have a Mac and want to look at workflows, apps, etc, this is your show.

    This American Life - Good PBS show.

    Auto Blog - Car News and reviews, by the guys at Autoblog - We Obsessively Cover the Auto Industry

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