i finished listening to serial last night and almost started crying. it’s the most addicting podcast i’ve ever listened to. serial is to podcasts what orange is the new black is to television. i just get sad when the season is complete. luckily there are a ton of other podcasts that are terrific and inspiring to listen to. podcasts have been my new go-to when driving anywhere or knitting. i’ve never been much of a person to listen to books on tape but i can get on board with a good podcast any day of the week. here’s a few to check out by downloading to your podcast app on your iphone or pocket casts app for android. enjoy your hours and hours of listening!

i started listening to this podcast after hearing all the hype and it’s worth all the hype indeed. serial is a true story about someone who was convicted for a homicide that he may or may not have committed.

anything and everything
jeff and alyssa are a newly married couple with a 7 month old baby that talk about faith, culture, and take listener’s questions with a little dash of random sprinkled in.

dear sugar
the universe has good news for the lost, lonely and heartsick. dear sugar — the cult-favorite advice column — is back, but this time speaking right into your ears. hosted by the original sugars, cheryl strayed and steve almond, the podcast fields all your questions — no matter how deep or dark — and offers radical empathy in return. remember, we are all messed up.

how was your week with julie klausner
julie is hilarious and talks about anything and everything with her guests every week. entertainment at it’s finest right here.

elise gets crafty
this was one of the very first podcasts i ever listened to. i’ve already found elise’s blog incredibly inspiring and motivating and knew her podcast episodes would be no different. sure enough, her podcast is packed with goal setting, inspiration for creativity, and motivation to get up and get moving.

the lively show
jess has talked to some of the biggest names around the web from lara casey to taylor sterling and they all just scream successful entrepreneur business women with a dash of charm and a touch of colorful design. i’ve loved listening to their stories and what pushes them forward.

after the jump
i recently started listening to this podcast and i’m so happy i did. grace talks a lot about art and design through the people she interviews and through the knowledge she has from working as a freelancer and also contributing editor to Domino, House & Garden and Craft magazines.

a weekly podcast featuring short, surprising stories about the internet.

a series about what happens when someone who knows nothing about business starts one.



  1. January 19, 2015 / 3:20 pm

    I have been wanting to try out podcasts, this looks like a great list to start from!

  2. January 19, 2015 / 7:51 pm

    I'm also podcast obsessed and listen to several on your list. I also have my own if you'd ever like to check it out: The Girl Next Door Podcast ( I've been saving Serial to listen to after my son arrives and I'm sitting around nursing, now that Cedric is here I can't wait to dive in! I also love the Slate parenting podcast, Mom and Dad are Fighting, as well as the TED Radio hour and Spilled Milk (hilarious food podcast). Happy listening!

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