The Podcast Trend

Podcasts vary in topics, find the perfect one for you

It’s not just our grandparents listening to talk radio anymore – people of all ages are enjoying it in the form of podcasts, and the trend keeps rising. According to Edison Research, 40% off those surveyed have listened to a podcast before, which is an estimated 112 million people! If you like news, entertainment, comedy, crime and other topics, check out our list of the most popular podcasts. Listening will brighten up your day, keep you informed, and give you something to do on your morning commute!


Serial is one of the most popular podcasts around, and it’s easy to see why. You will quickly get swept away in this incredible true story about a high school senior who disappeared in Baltimore in 1999. Her ex-boyfriend was arrested for her murder, but he claims innocence. This tale will have you on the edge of your seat and trying to figure out what happened as more details keep coming in!

The Comedy Sideshow

If you love laughing, then the Comedy Sideshow podcast is for you. Although this show is a few years old, it is still just as funny as ever. It features different stand up comedians performing at the famous Improv Comedy Club in Hollywood, California. For an extra special treat, you can catch the host, Theo Von, when he comes to the Addison Improv to perform live.

Stuff You Should Know

For the generally curious or easily fascinated, the Stuff You Should Know podcast hosted by the guys behind is perfect. Podcasts include a wide range of topics – everything from How Champagne Works to How the National Security Council Works to How Breast Implants Work. It’s funny, entertaining and you just might learn something!

Back To Work

There’s no better time to think about your job then on your way to it, which is why we love this Back to Work podcast! The hosts cover a wide range of business-related topics, including productivity, communication, barriers, constraints, tools and more. It’s perfect for small business owners, or anyone who wants to get ahead in your job.


Sydni Ellis grew up in the great state of Texas, where she learned to love chips and salsa and hot weather. She has a master’s degree in Journalism from the University of North Texas, and she currently works in the College Communications, Marketing and Outreach office at Richland College. Some of her passions include writing, traveling and re-reading the Harry Potter Series every chance she gets. In the spirit of spontaneity, Sydni lives her life with a pen in one hand and her video camera in the other; ready to capture the next great story.

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