16 Podcasts You Need To Be Listening To In 2016

More than 300,000 podcasts exist in the world as of the close of 2015. They range from products made by someone pressing record in their closet to million-dollar outfits with sterling sound engineering. The objectives of the podcasts tend to vary. Some of the podcasts will focus on such things such archeological fantasies to something as popular as fantasy football. However, the popularity of Serial was a game changer for podcasts. Podcasts before were such a niche thing that you listened to if you loved a particular subject but with the popularity of Serial, podcasts became very mainstream. So with that in mind, it’s time to discuss the 16 podcasts you need to be listening to in 2016.

Honorable Mention: Monkeys Fighting Robots Podcast

Matthew Sardo interviews celebrities and hits on the hottest topics in Pop Culture.

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15. Anime Addicts Anonymous

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Founded by original hosts Chiaki and Mitsugi in July 2009, the Anime Addicts Anonymous Podcast was born from a decision to put together something awesome from their collective anime knowledge. They wanted to make a community where people could share their love of anime and Japanese culture while learning in an enjoyable environment.

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14. Couchparty Podcast

The podcast equivalent of friends sitting at the end of the bar shooting the bull over movies, sports life’s little moments.

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13. Drunkendork Podcast

The Drunken Dork Podcast is a show about superheroes, pop culture news, and booze.

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12. The Fake-A^% Radio Show

The Fake-A^% Radio Show is an honest attempt at being a professional and uncensored morning talk radio show complete with sound effects, guest interviews, games, and skits.

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11. Nerdrage Podcast

Ryan Anderson leads a band of misfits and friends as they break down the latest in pop culture.

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10. The ComicNoobs Show

A comedy podcast that is explaining Marvel Comics for fans of superhero movies.

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9. Classy Little Podcast

Classy Little Podcast hosts, James, and Emily, select a different topic each week to discuss over wine and cheese. They share the history, fun facts and stories about each subject.

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8. Rick and Paul Heal The World

Be it a plague, pestilence or wasps, Rick, and Paul are on a magical, aural journey to solve the world’s ills with their comedy podcast.

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7. The Reigning Lunatic

The Reigning Lunatic is a scripted situation comedy set in a despotic medieval kingdom plagued by dragons, sorcerers, and dreadful Wifi.

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6. Fantasy Football Today

Dave Richard, Jamey Eisenberg, Adam Aizer, and Heath Cummings dive into the world of fantasy football, Ghostbusters 2, and Aizer’s undying love of the New York Giants.

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5. Around The NFL

The Around NFL crew break down all the news for football fans and do so with their particular brand of humor.

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4. Hooray Show

Each week, Horatio and his co-host Chad Krueger invite you into Bro Bro Studios to listen in on some friendly conversations with friends, comedians, and special guests. Break out the tissues, because we bring out the issues.

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3. Serial

Serial is a podcast exploring a nonfiction story over multiple episodes. First released in October 2014, it is a spinoff of the radio program This American Life.

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2. Nerdist

A weekly interview show “about what it means to be a nerd” hosted by Web Soup, Talking Dead, and @midnight host Chris Hardwick.

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1. Guys We F%^@#ed

Comedians Corinne Fisher and Krystyna Hutchinson explore the world of sex and touch on topics that other shows wouldn’t dare while adding their brand of humor.

 

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Dewey Singleton - Film Critic
Dewey Singleton - Film Critic
I'm a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association and have been doing reviews for many years. My views on film are often heard in markets such as Atlanta, Houston, and satellite radio. My wife often tolerates my obsession for all things film related and two sons are at an age now where 'Trolls' is way cooler than dad. Follow me on twitter @mrsingleton.

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