My journey to the center of the podcast earth began when my then-boyfriend, now-husband Luke introduced me to "All Songs Considered" on a car ride. I thought it was fun and interesting, but since I have the listening attention span of a fruit fly, I didn't pursue the show myself.
But that all changed when I moved to New York and suddenly had these long subway commutes to work. And since I can't read unless I'm sitting down and there's nothing chaotic happening around me, reading was obviously out of the question. So I turned to podcasts to fill the media void in my life, expecting to find a slew of boring old white men talking about politics. Thankfully, that wasn't (usually) the case.
At first, I floundered around in iTunes, picking shows at random and hoping for the best, but I've since developed somewhat of a "podcast palate." To keep my friends from doing the same thing I did, I've compiled my favourite shows for you to delve into. Happy listening:Read More