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Type the same recommendations as the last time we had this boring shitty thread please.
Around the NFL
In Our Time (NFL Special)
There is a theme here.
even though it's really really terrible and everyone involved is horrible.
What's it about?
it started off ok - quite funny - but now the people on it (3rd teir US comedy types) think they are way funnier and bigger stars than they are and do big live shows and things.
Individually the 3 hosts are really funny, but it just got repetitive and boring after a while and the live ones were excruciating
and have to admit I was disappointed; such a good idea for a podcast, but they were all just talking over one another and seemed kind of unaware that there might be other people listening outside of them.
This American Life
Comedy Bang Bang
Improv for Humans
Adam Buxton just started a new one too.
Second Captains is comfortably my favourite these days, mainly because Ken Early is just a brilliant man and also because none of the people involved are Jacob Steinberg.
Covering Futbol is quite interesting - Dermot Corrigan interviewing people who work in Spanish Football.
Comedy Bang Bang
Happy Sad Confused (the host is really irritating, but good guests)
Worst Idea of All Time (first season was way better, but still pretty good)
I agree, I like football weekly and the football ramble too but second captains is far away the best.
The Dollop as well I suppose.
The Monday Graveyard (our very own sheeldz)
Sword and Scale (if you like true crime though it's very sensationalist)
Detective (started this morning, I seem to only like true crime stuff)
The Mystery Show
Love + Radio
StartUp (similar to Serial but it's about starting up a company but it is dead good and not boring)
+1 for radio sheeldz. it's great.
Andy Daly Pilot Podcast Project
Comedy Bang Bang
Never Not Funny
Would like to hear some decent UK comedy podcasts but for some reason I really struggle when listeneing to them. They just don't sound right.
I find most of the american comedy ones proper shitehouse
It's the best UK one by miles. Not sure you'd like it, though.
Crate & Crowbar
Buncey's Boxing podcast
The Bugle (which is pretty much dead, sadly)
Currently listening to the Guardian's Rugby World cup one as well which is pretty good.
the read (hands down the best of all of the podcasts that do news and pop culture, hip-hop/r&b and us reality tv round ups. but also worth a listen are last name basis, postbourgie, call your girlfriend, for coloured nerds, black girls talking, two brown girls, 2 guys and a girl, popaganda and no pun intended)
npr's pop culture happy hour
new york times music popcast
red light special (r&b) and rhythm & cash (grime) are always interesting
crybabies (guests talk about things that makes them cry)
you must remember this (serialised true stories about hollywood)
buzzfeed's, another round & internet explorer (don't knock it, honest)
also i listened to scroobius pip's interview with stewart lee recently, enjoyed that. his latest one is an interview with preston off of ordinary boys.
we hate movies
a bunch of guys watch & review shite films. it's funny.
Three brothers give 'advice' to listeners and answer questions that are posted on Yahoo answers. The questions are really just there to structure their goofs. I struggle to listen to it in public, it's too funny.
Such lovely boys too, those McElroy's
for something like Pop Rocket / Pop Culture Happy Hour but British?
Joe Rogan Experience (quite enjoyed the one he had recently with Donald Cerrone)
Meanwhile In The Future (not as gimmicky as I was expecting...in a good way)
maron is fucking awesome
like the Louis CK wank thing
Monday - Comedy Bang! Bang!, Football Weekly, This American Life, Tangentially Speaking, Yo Is This Racist, Witness, Risk!
Tuesday - Savage Lovecast, Times Opinion Podcast, Yo Is This Racist, Witness, Yesterday In Parliament, Comedians Telling Stuff, Adam Buxton Podcast
Wednesday - You Made It Weird, 99% Invisible, Judge John Hodgman, RHLSTP, PMQs, Witness, Yesterday In Parliament, Yo Is This Racist
Thursday - Comedy Bang! Bang!, Politics Weekly, Freakonomics, Football Weekly, Mystery Hour, The Spectator: The View From 22, Yo Is This Racist, Witness, Yesterday In Parliament, New Statesman,
Friday - Guardian Film Show, Kermode & Mayo, Mental Illness Happy Hour, Comedian's Comedian Podcast, Mysterious Universe, Yo Is This Racist, Witness, Friday Night Comedy, More Or Less, The Guardian Long Read
Saturday - Jon Robins and Ellis James, Dear Sugar
Sunday - Pienaar's Politics, Westminster Hour, Any Questions
Misc - Duncan Trussell Family Hour, The Heart, The Political Party, The Bugle, Here Be Monsters, Love & Radio, Radiolab, Dear Sugar, Switch Hit Cricket Show, WTF, Ari Shaffir's Skeptic Tank, Short Cuts, BBC Documentaries, BBC The Report, Unreported World, The World At One, Left Of The Podium, Common Sense, Hardcore History, The Drunken Taoist, Here We Are, A Point Of View, Radio Diaries, Rumble Strips, BBC The Inquiry, A History Of Ideas, The Bugle, The Moth, Spark London, Seriously..., Four Thought
All the others are shit, mate.
Mental Illness Happy Hour - Listeners and guests speak about their mental health problems. Can be difficult and moving but also funny at times.
RA podcast - Resident advisor mixes
FACT Mag mixes - Fact's mixes
Beats in Space - NYC radio show hosted by Tim Sweeney
Angry Little Goats - two US comedians discuss the latest news stories in a humorous way
Adam Buxton podcast - Buckles interviews a different celeb each week, only started last week
Pop Culture Happy hour - US pop culture discussed
The Bugle - Political satire with John Oliver - hasn't been on for ages though since Oliver is MEGA famous now
Death Sex & Money - short fortnightly podcast focusing on "the things we think about a lot and need to talk about more" (ie, the things in the podcast's title)
Wikishuffle - Our very own Jook and friends presses the random article button on Wikipedia and discusses what comes up. Can be very very funny.
As Yet Unnamed London Theatre Podcast - theatre reviews
Wittertainment - Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo's film reviews
Pop Rocket - Pop culture happy hour's sister show
Throwing Shade - similar to Angry Little Goats but funnier
The Nerdist - Celebrity interviews, can be funny. Only listen if I like the person being interviewed as they're quite prolific so hard to keep up
Hollywood handbook - Spoof of Hollywood film producers with a guest each week. Again, I only listen if it's a guest I'm interested in as the joke can ware a little thin
International waters - US comedians vs UK comedians.
Just found this when catching up with Google Alerts. Thanks! Going to check out a few others that you posted.
You’re very welcome! I hope “Can be very funny” didn’t sound like a backhanded compliment! I stifle giggles on public transport regularly listening to it.
Not at all, that's great to read. I can't really tell if it's ever funny as editing it is such a joyless experience.
Lore - spookyscary stories. host is an obvious X-Files fan.
Criminal - TRUE CRIMES
Cane and Rinse
28 Plays Later
The Indoor Kids
i quite like the Cracked podcast. Its under the Earwolf umbrella strangely enough but isnt comedy.
Other than that all the ones ive listened to have been mentioned. CBB, FW, TFR, WTF, TN, TIK, S, HH, YMIW...
Answer Me This
U Talkin' U2 To Me?
Pappy's Flatshare Slamdown
Jordan, Jesse GO!
All terrible, I wouldn't bother.
Good for an awkward chuckle: http://mortified.prx.org/2015/07/25-ashley-why-i-hate-the-sats/
these are the two I listen to
The cycling podcast
Tried to listen to speed metal cycling but found the presenting style annoying.
Football Weekly, Football Ramble, Dummy and sometimes Max Rushden's warmup.
The Cycling Podcast, Cycling Central, Recon Ride, Velo Voices, Rouleur Magazine.
The Bugle, RHLSTP, Adam Buxton. Maybe the Nerdist if the guest is good.
But there's a torrent out there of every Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington XFM show which was the progenitor of their podcast. I go back and listen to the whole thing every few years, it's absolutely ace.
Hollywood Handbook (very funny and very stupid) and The Best Show and nowt else at the moment
Off Kermode and Mayo for a couple of weeks until they stop playing that compilation of people chuckling. Turns me stomach it does!! They keep telling me everyone loves it but I suspect it is making people barf on themselves around the world
spanish football podcast (sid lowe),
sky's spanish football podcast.
graham hunter's big interview (really good)
5live's world football phone-in.
bbc's world football.
the square ball.
sometimes: the football ramble (struggle to deal with the pack of hyenas laughing from start to finish), sky's sunday supplement (for the opposite end of taking things terrifyingly, boringly seriously). howler & the mixxed zone (but american attitudes on football i just find sort of... not right)
wtf when someone good's on.
jim harold's campfire.
i'll probably give serial another go for the next season.
given so many of the american comedy ones a go but just don't find them any good.
The Guardian Long Read which I have only recently discovered is available in podcast form.
Excellent in print form too obvs and is often pretty essential reading.
listened to a couple of the adam buxton ones
bret easton ellis podcast!
a rich white man ranting snobbishly to his guests about how modern culture is infantile and feminism has ruined art. every so often he stops to either
- ask his guest what they think of either The Eagles, Madonna, Friday Night Lights of 12 Years A Slave
- read out adverts for high end luxury goods
he, without fail, uses the phrase "special little snowflake culture" multiple times an episode. it is incredible
so many episodes at this point:
ariel pink episode, or even the latest one with kim gordon actually, are good in points to seeing how completely vacuous it is but there's something for everyone really - the guy that wrote the american office, portlandia, the guy from incubus, matt berninger. enjoy!
Someone tally up my indie points!
except Do the Right Thing (similar to Pappy's Flatshare, which was mentioned upthread) and Film Fandango (ain't listened in ages, comedians talking 'bout films).
Strongly recommend Harmontown, which is the centre of my podcast listening, more or less.
DTRT and Film Fandango are both smashing. DTRT is the only panel show I give a shit about right now. Film Fandango isn't the best film podcast (/Filmcast is) but it's the funniest. And I love Marek Larwood.
they've read out every email I've sent in
Same. (I've sent one)
You're not Chris Webb are you?
I started recording a podcast of me ordering pizza online
but it is a private podcast
thinking about doing one where i save up all of the 'imagine if...'s (limmy/untrue style) that i turn and say to my boyfriend throughout the week, in podcast form.