I don’t just make a podcast, The Six Demon Bag, I eat, sleep, and yes, even listen to podcasts. I’ve been collecting and refining my library for years. Here is a partial list of some mainstream shows and a few hidden gems for you to try.
Harmontown – Dan Harmon, writer of Community, Rick and Morty, Channel 101 and his friends plan to colonize the moon.
Dumb People Town – The Sklar Brothers and Daniel Van Kirk bring in a comedian each week to riff on weird crime stories.
CoolGames Inc – Griffin and Nick improvise new videogames (no longer updating but still hilarious)
Who Charted? – Howard Kramer and a guest break down the music, movie and tv charts each week
My Brother, My Brother and Me – An advice show for the modren era
How Did This Get Made? – Jason, Paul and June explore movies so bad they’re good (but sometimes just so bad)
Twinsies – Two comedians compare nearly identical films that were released at the same time
Acquisitions Inc – The Penny Arcade team explore and exploit the cut throat world of Dungeons & Dragons
Acquisitions Inc: The C Team – A franchise of Acquisitions Inc
Drunks and Dragons – A small but funny team muddle through a fantasy realm
Crit Juice – Always inventive, always funny, often very loud.
The Adventure Zone – The McElroy Brothers (and father) play hilarious and poignant D&D
Ken and Robin Talk About Stuff – Two writers, game designers and polymaths expound on stuff
Weird Things – Hosts Andrew Mayne, Brian Brushwood and Justin Robert Young share strange news, space industry gossip and comedy
The Infinite Monkey Cage – Physicist Brian Cox and a panel pick a new topic each episode.
Oh No Ross and Carrie – Skeptic investigators explore pseudoscience and fringe religious groups firsthand
MonsterTalk – the science and lore of monsters
Probably Science – Comedians discuss the science news of the week
Stuff to Blow Your Mind – A rich variety of topics from science and mythology are researched and explored in a pop culture infused, interdisciplinary show
Radiolab – A mix of art, science and journalism
The HP Lovecraft Literary Podcast – Readings and reviews of HP Lovecraft’s work and his contemporaries (subscription podcast, with one free show each month)
Story Break – 3 Hollywood professionals have 1 hour to break a story. Very funny, very informative.
The No Proscenium Podcast – the latest interviews and reviews of the Immersive Theater scene
My Haunt Life – Everything you need to know about Haunted Houses, amusement parks, alternate reality games, immersive theater and more.
After Things – The Weird Things crew reveal the triumphs and failures of life as a content creator
Lore – Spooky tales from myth and history
Voices of VR Podcast – All the latest news and behind the scenes interviews from the world of Virtual Reality
Writing Excuses – Four professional writers offer succinct advice about their craft
Throwing the Gun – superhero writers talk about the business, the medium and evil gorillas
Bonfireside Chat – This thoughtful and hilarious journey through the worlds of Dark Souls is an Undead Favorite.
Uncanny Japan – explores Japanese culture, language and mythology with live recordings in natural environments.
Waking Up – with Sam Harris – Politics, science and controversy
You Made It Weird – with Pete Holmes – hours of comedy and soul searching
The Nerdist – Chris Hardwick interviews everyone from everything
The Joe Rogan Experience – at night…all day!
The Tim Ferris Show – Optimal minimalism, life hacks, etc
The Dana Gould Hour – funny, informative, damned dirty apes