It seems like many big names in comedy and television have wanted to find a new niche in the past few years. Many of them chose that same one: podcasting. Whether it’s a big name celebrity, well known journalist or your next door neighbor, there are many different podcasts available to listen to daily.
Here are just a few of the shows the team at Parkway enjoy.
Left Right and Center
This political/news podcast includes a rotating cast of panelists to bring a wide spectrum of viewpoints. Chris likes keeping up to date with current topics and hearing all perspectives helps to clarify blind spots around current events or political issues.
How I Built This
Host Guy Raz explores entrepreneurs and how they built their companies. Hearing stories about the innovators who created the companies we interact with so often is inspiring and motivating for listeners, especially those interested in business topics.
“This podcast really keeps me energized if I am ever feeling a little overwhelmed in my own efforts to grow Parkway,” says Chris.
This American Life
With over 700 episodes and short stories available in their archive, this show dives into topics you may have never even thought about. The incredible creativity with ties to current events keeps listeners like Rob coming back weekly for a new story.
Decentralized computing is evolving quickly, so the hosts at Epicenter interview the folks on the frontlines who really know where things are heading.
The Athletic’s Adam Hurrey hosts a funny yet deep dissection of the language, mannerisms and cliches revolving around soccer—mostly with a UK centric view. This show is best for enthusiastic soccer fans like Tyler who will understand the inside jokes, phrases and mannerisms.
A couple of video game experts discuss the design of games, how and why those decisions are made, recent industry news, and debate the pros and cons of the latest releases.
Derivative of the Ancient Warfare Magazine, discussions about the details of how early civilizations fought are the topic of this weekly podcast.
The History of Rome
Beginning with Aeneas’s arrival in Italy and ending with the exile of Romulus Augustulus, everything about the Roman Empire is discussed on this weekly podcast.
“The science and art of historiography are interesting to me,” explains David.
True crime fanatics, you’ve found your show. This weekly podcast dives into different cases with chilling yet intriguing stories.
The Shit No One Tells You About Writing
This is the show for anyone looking to start writing, improve their writing or just get new perspectives. The host Bianca Marais goes behind the scenes of the publishing industry for news, insights and advice. Anyone who loves writing, such as Jenni, would benefit from the content of this podcast.
Dungeons and Daddies
A hilarious podcast with four dads flung into the world of Dungeons and Dragons going on quests to rescue their children.
Two Bears One Cave
Between fat-loss competitions, ridiculous birthday gifts and embarrassing stories, there is never a dull moment when listening to comedians Tom Segura and Bert Kreischer talk about life.
“Although the content is typically pointless, they’re some of my favorite comedians so just listening to them talk about anything is entertaining,” Ben says.
Sean Hayes, Jason Bateman and Will Arnett sit down with a surprise big name guest every week to talk about anything topical and relevant to their guest.