It would be rude not to appoint this to the King of Podcasts, Joe Rogan, who paved the way for so many of us to get into the industry. He also lights an occasional joint and gets into some deep conversations with his guests.
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Conan O'Brien Needs A Friend
Kind, funny, sarcastic, witty, Conan does it all. Regardless of your mood you can always listen to some Conan.
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Powerful Truth Angels
Matty Matheson is arguably the most influential chef in Toronto, maybe all of Canada. He brings punk and personality to cooking which makes for an entertaining listen.
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Who doesn't love a true crime, urban legend, and dark history podcast?
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Pardon The Interruption
Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon are legends, and have an incredible rapport. They also don't often agree which gives you two different perspectives on the previous day's sports news.
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The Papaya Project
Sarah Nicole brings some wisdom, kindness, and personality to podcasting. If you need some vibes or a little inspiration give this a listen.
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Every week, Aminatou Sow and Ann Freidman highlight women who are agents, creators, movers, and shakers who have smart, interesting things to say. Highbrow and lowbrow, fiercely opinionated, and not afraid to realtalk each other about everything.
Naval Ravikant might be a modern day philosopher. His episodes are summaries of his thoughts, and Tweets, and he breaks them up into short 2-3 minute episodes. An easy, yet thought-provoking listen.