Adam Ruins Everything - First, on the Adam Ruins Everything TV show, Adam Conover broke down widespread misconceptions about everything we take for granted. Now, join Adam as he sits down with the experts and stars from the show to go into even more detail.
This American Life - If you listen to Podcasts, you know what this is.
Bad Voltage - Technology, Open Source, Politics, Music…anything and everything is up for grabs, complete with reviews and interviews.
Cast of Thrones - It’s a Game of Thrones podcast. It goes dark when it’s not airing, but it gives some really good commentary and analysis
Crime Town - Gimlet Media podcast, goes into the rich criminal history of one city per season
The Dollop - Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds discuss American History. It is totes hilare
Freakonomics - A subversive look at the underlying economics and incentives that steers aspects of our society
Hello From the Magic Tavern - Improv podcast where the host fell through a magical dimensional portal behind a Burger King in Chicago and found himself in a strange magical land called “Foon.” He hosts a podcast interviewing characters from that world.
Hello Internet - Podcast by CGP Grey from YouTube and Dr Brady Haran. Nerds talking about nerd stuff, it’s fun!
Hidden Brain - The Hidden Brain project helps curious people understand the world, human behavior, the biases that shape our choices, and the triggers that direct the course of our relationships.
International Waters - Each week, an American team of comedians goes against a British team of comedians on their knowledge of each other’s pop culture. Has some really funny guests
Media Watch - Podcast of the ABC show of the same name. A weekly look at the world of media, and where they’ve dropped the ball.
Planet Money - Imagine you could call up a friend and say, “Meet me at the bar and tell me what’s going on with the economy.” Now imagine that’s actually a fun evening. That’s what we’re going for at Planet Money.
NPR Politics - Political news, commentary and analysis
Real Time with Bill Maher - Talk show that airs weekly on HBO, hosted by comedian and political satirist Bill Maher. Primarily political commentary
Science Vs - Science Vs takes on fads, trends, and the opinionated mob to find out what’s fact, what’s not, and what’s somewhere in between.
Stuff You Missed in History Class - Two history nerds talk in depth on historical topics one a week. Really drive’s home the point that the only things that aren’t interesting are the things you don’t know enough about.
The Weekly Planet - Two aussie comedy geeks discuss comics, movies, comic book movies and TV each week
West Wing Weekly - Weekly episode recap for the West Wing. One of the hosts in Josh Melina, who played Will Bailey.