Podcasts to Keep Your Attention
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Are you yet to get on the podcast train? What are you waiting for?! There is a podcast now for every mood; from your run, your walk, your shower, your time cooking in the kitchen. Podcasts are the best time waster and also give you time away from your screens. It’s the perfect accompaniment to a bit of boredom that comes with free time.
What podcasts are we playing to pass the time?
News and Current Affairs
Have trouble keeping up with all the news? It can be hard when there’s so much. But, the 7am Podcast has you covered. It’s a daily news podcast that covers everything from local to global issues. Tackling big picture items down to what’s happening in our own backyards. From interviews to miniseries, it’s a podcast to help you keep up-to-date with the goings on in your city, state, country and globe.
Since its inception in 2018, Call Her Daddy has hit the big time. Joining the ranks of podcast overlord Joe Rogan on an exclusive Spotify deal for a whopping $60 million this year, it’s not hard to see why. The sex and advice podcast leaves no stone (and we mean none) unturned. There’s no question too vulgar and no subject off limits for the hosts Alexandra Cooper and Sofia Franklyn.
Since starting at the height of the pandemic in 2020, So Dramatic! Hosted by Megan Pustetto has been climbing the ranks to be Australia’s number one film and TV podcast. For all of those who watch reality TV or for those that pretend they don’t (but they do) this is the podcast for you. Megan is an expert tea spiller who will tell you who wins The Bachelor and who is still together from MAFS. The fun escape you need in lockdown.
Want to lose yourself in some of the craziest local stories? Hosted by Meshel Laurie and Emily Webb, Australian True Crime delves into some of our darkest and most twisted crimes. Not for the faint of heart, this podcast will have you gripped as you find out some horrifying truths of some of the darkest stories in Australia.
Sugar, spice and oh it’s nice! It’s The Off Menu Podcast. Hosted by two British comedians James Acaster and Ed Gamble, Off Menu is the perfect escape. The two interview their famous guests about their favourite ever meal and oh, the stories they tell! Previous guests include Louis Theroux, Greg Davies, Dolly Alderton, Mae Martin and so many more.