Podcasts are all the rage these days and they’re an exciting and powerful form of new media, but, with so many options out there, it can be hard to navigate the vast podcast landscape and know where to start. Even here at #TeamGC we’ll admit we’ve been a smidge late to the podcast party, so we turned to some of our favourite podcast-obsessed friends for guidance. Special shout out here to our girl Clara Gold, the Founder of Gold Apothecary, for her kick-ass recommendations.
If you, like us, are interested in all things Girlboss, pop culture, entrepreneurial, foodie, and, heck, even a bit of the Kardashians, this list of 15 funny and inspiring podcasts that we’ve put together below is for you!
The only downside to streaming podcasts? If you’re normally running around all day like us, you’re prob using up loads of data. We’ve put this post together in partnership with Fido to highlight their new feature that gives customers 5 free hours of data a month on top of the data included in their plans. With a simple shake of your phone while in the Fido My Account App, you can activate your free data session and start streaming, searching and sharing, without worrying about needing wifi. Seriously, our prayers have been answered after running out of data in the middle of the month!
Now onto the good stuff, here are 15 Funny + Inspiring Podcasts To Stream With Fido’s 5 Hours Of Free Data:
GIRLBOSS RADIO WITH SOPHIA AMORUSO
On each episode of the Girlboss Radio, Sophia interviews boundary-pushing women who’ve made their mark. Expect hilarious co-hosts and vulnerable, honest conversations about redefining “success” that you won’t hear anywhere else. Conversations that humanize the known, champion the unknown, and laugh a little at the absurdity of life.
HOW I BUILT THIS WITH GUY RAZ
How I Built This is a podcast about innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists, and the stories behind the movements they built. Each episode is a narrative journey marked by triumphs, failures, serendipity and insight — told by the founders of some of the world’s best known companies and brands.
RUPAUL: WHAT’S THE T? WITH MICHELLE VISAGE
In this podcast RuPaul and his cohost Michelle Visage discuss pop culture, advice, beauty advice, RuPaul’s Drag Race, and the secrets of life with a wide array of incredible guests like Lady Gaga, Adam Lambert and Ross Matthews!
PARDON MY FRENCH WITH GARANCE DORE
Pardon My French is a podcast hosted by Garance Doré, founder of the eponymous website, author and CFDA award winning writer, illustrator and photographer. Here she shares stories and her point-of-view on everyday subjects with her guests, in a relaxed and open conversation. Garance brings a French eye (and accent), with a sense of humor and authenticity that has made her known around the world.
WTF WITH MARK MARON
Comedian Marc Maron is tackling the most complex philosophical question of our day – WTF? He’ll get to the bottom of it with help from comedian friends, celebrity guests and the voices in his own head along with many laughs!
KAR DISHING IT: ALL THINGS KARDASHIAN
Kar Dishin’ It: A podcast about all things Kardashian! Tricia McAlpin, Jessica Jean Jardine, and Marcy Jarreau are obsessed with The Kardashians and do their very best each week to keep up with them! They discuss the breakups, the makeup lines, Twitter wars, Dash stores, and recap the latest episode of “Keeping Up With The Kardashians.” Buckle up because BIBLE, this could very well be the best part of your week!
BITCH SESH: A REAL HOUSEWIVES BREAKDOWN
Casey Wilson and Danielle Schneider LOVE the Real Housewives on Bravo, and they’re sharing that excitement with you on Bitch Sesh! Listen in to hear the ladies dish on the season’s wildest moments, answer to all your burning Housewives questions, drink Housewives-branded wine, and bring on some super special guests!
ANOTHER ROUND BY BUZZFEED
On Another Round, Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton of Buzzfeed cover everything from race, gender and pop culture to squirrels, mangoes, and bad jokes, all in one boozy show.
STILL PROCESSING BY THE NEW YORK TIMES
Step inside the confession booth of Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham, two culture writers for The New York Times. They devour TV, movies, art, music and the internet to find the things that move them — to tears, awe and anger. Still Processing is where they try to understand the pleasures and pathologies of America in 2017.
2 DOPE QUEENS BY WNYC
Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams are funny. They’re black. They’re BFFs. And they host a live comedy show in Brooklyn. Join the 2 Dope Queens, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, living in New York, and Billy Joel. Plus a whole bunch of other s**t!
RADIO CHERRY BOMBE
Radio Cherry Bombe features interviews with the coolest, most creative women in the world of food. Each week, host Kerry Diamond, co-founder and editorial director of the indie magazine Cherry Bombe, talks to the chefs, bakers, pastry chefs, stylists, writers, cookbook authors, and others making it happen!
BURNT TOAST BY FOOD52
Food intersects with our lives in more ways than we think. From James Beard Award-nominated host Kenzi Wilbur comes Burnt Toast, a podcast that chases those stories to give listeners the perfect pieces of cocktail party fodder—all inside of a commute’s time.
POD SAVE AMERICA BY CROOKED MEDIA
Four former aides to President Obama — Jon Favreau, Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor are the voices behind Pod Save America and they’re joined by journalists, politicians, comedians, and activists for a freewheeling conversation about politics, the press and the challenges posed by the Trump presidency.
EVENTUAL MILLIONAIRE BY JAIME MASTERS
Real Talk with real Millionaires. Join business coach Jaime Masters on Eventual Millionaire as she interviews millionaire entrepreneurs to learn their failures, advice, tips and stories. Seriously — make sure you listen to this with a pen and paper handy, you’ll DEF want to take notes!
THE TIM FERRISS SHOW BY TIM FERRISS
Self-experimenter and bestselling author, Tim Ferriss best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages. In this show, he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.
(Assistant Editor, Blair Stutz)