5 Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Today

By: Vince Kattoula

Podcasting, a once-obscure method of consuming audio, has become a leading medium for distributing audio content, whether for business or personal use.  With hundreds of thousands of podcasts out there, it can be quite intimidating when it comes time to find the next one to listen to.  Since 42% of podcast listening is done on mobile applications, and about 30% on mobile web browsers, we think podcasting and mobile make a great couple.  We have created a list of popular podcasts to help you find and enjoy your next favorite podcast on your mobile device.

5 Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Today:

  1. Radiolab
    Hosted by Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich, the podcast focuses on topics of a scientific and philosophical nature.  The show attempts to approach broad, difficult topics such as “time” and “morality” in an accessible and light-hearted manner and with a distinctive audio production style.
  2. Slack Variety Pack
    A podcast about work, and the people and teams who do amazing work together.  In every episode, you’ll find a glorious mix of stories on work and office culture, teamwork, innovation in the workplace, and our modern society.
  3. TWiT – This Week in Tech
    Since 2005, TWiT has provided news, commentary, help, how-to, and perspective on the latest trends in digital tech from seasoned experts and journalists.  Hosted by Leo Laporte, the show features top tech pundits in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in high tech. 
  4. Useful Science
    This podcast dives deep into scientific research to figure out how the science was done, what was discovered, and how you can use it to improve your life.  “Science is useful, but its usefulness isn't always obvious.”
  5. Dorm Room Tycoon
    Dorm Room Tycoon is a podcast that provides access to interviews with the world's most influential innovators in business, design and technology.  The show is hosted by William Channer, a British designer, founder, and journalist.

If you’re currently involved with podcasting, or looking to get involved, make sure to check out the largest gathering of podcasters in the world at Podcast Movement, in Chicago on July 6-8.  We’ll be there answering questions.

If you have any questions or concerns about podcasting, or your mobile strategy, give us a call at 248-353-9030 or email

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