Cast your ears on these podcasts

There truly is a podcast for everyone. They are always a great way to spend your downtime. However, don’t let a lack of downtime stop you from listening to podcasts: the great thing about them is that you can listen anywhere and anytime.

“Don’t Blame Me” by Meghan Rienks

Have you ever offered your friend advice but then added a disclaimer to make sure that they couldn’t blame you if things went wrong? “Don’t Blame Me” by Youtube personality, author and up-and-coming actress Meghan Rienks is a funny, quirky lifestyle podcast that follows the same principle: don’t blame her advice if something goes wrong. On the podcast, Rienks invites celebrities and friends to answer fans’ questions and share stories about various types of relationships, friendships, work and life in general. The podcasts typically last a little over one hour. You can find them on her YouTube channel, SoundCloud, iTunes and at the show’s website dontblameme.show.

“Gals on the Go” by Danielle Carolyn & Brooke Miccio

“Gals on the Go” by YouTube personalities and college students Danielle Carolyn and Brooke Miccio is about handling life while attending college.  It covers a mix of topics from tips on being productive and studying to telling stories of traveling while being a full-time student. Carolyn and Miccio interview other YouTube personalities, college students and people of other professions on their show. The podcast ranges from 30 minutes to an hour. The girls post the podcast once a week on Wednesdays. The podcast is streamed on Spotify, iTunes, Podtail.com and on listennotes.com.

“Just a Tip” by Meghan Batoon

Meghan Batoon, an actress, dancer, writer and YouTube personality, hosts an advice podcast about absolutely anything called “Just a Tip.” She and her celebrity guests answer questions about relationships, periods, car trouble, quantum mechanics and much more. The podcast is put up on Fridays and can be found on iTunes, Spotify and headgum.com.

“Gilmore Guys” by Keven T. Porter & Demi Adejuyigbe

“Gilmore Guys,” its title a play on the show “Gilmore Girls,” headed by Kevin T. Porter and Demi Adejuyigbe is podcast that discusses every episode of “Gilmore Girls.” Porter, who is a long-term fan, and Adejuyigbe, a first time watcher, comment and give their opinions on each episode. They also occasionally invite special guests to watch. Every episode is currently available on Spotify and are each about an hour long. The podcast is also available on SoundCloud and iTunes.

“Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me” by NPR

“Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me” by NPR is a weekly news podcast. The hosts takes satirical approach on  the news. NPR tests fans’ news knowledge by giving them real or fake news or news quotes and having them determine which is which.  In addition, NPR invites different celebrities on to discuss. The podcast is released on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Each podcast is about hour long. It is available on Spotify, the NPR website and iTunes.

“Switched on Pop” by Panoply Media

Panoply Media puts on “Switched on Pop,”  a music podcast hosted by Nate Sloan, a musicologist, and Charlie Harding, a songwriter and producer. It muses on the meaning and making of today’s popular music. The podcast comes out twice a month and ranges from 20-50 minutes.

“A Video Game Podcast” by What’s Good Games

“What’s Good Games: A Video Game Podcast” hosted by What’s Good Games is a weekly podcast that analyzes current video game news. The hosts give their first impressions of video game titles and trailers. They also answer video game questions. The podcast is streamed every Friday at 8 a.m. PST. The podcasts last anywhere from one to two hours, and they are available on YouTube, Spotify, SoundCloud and iTunes.

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