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  1. Arkay Dubya

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    So, I've been trying to broaden my horizons of late and as dirty threeway sex is out of the question (no matter WHO you ask...) I've been dabbling with listening to a few podcasts instead.

    I'm much more of a music type person, so don't have much time for idle waffling from folk (Radio annoys the crap out of my for this) but I do like a good yarn or a bit of history / documentary type stuff. I listened to the first season of Serial, which was great and a few episodes of Welcome to Night Vale (which was also enjoyable and an ideal length for a commute).

    Has anybody got any other decent podcasts they can recommend? What's everyone's preferred app to use?
     
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    I've also utterly failed to get the thumbnail to work on this.

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    You put a link to a Wikipedia page in the box instead of an image URL Microphone - Wikipedia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microphone

    Is this the pic you wanted to use?

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    And I used to enjoy the "Answer Me This" Podcast, but I haven't listened in for ages. Answer Me This! Podcast - https://answermethispodcast.com/
     
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    Peter crouch’s podcast is good, Joe rogan has some excellent stuff on his
     
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    I tried Joe Rogan but they're just too long.
     
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    I listen to loads of podcasts, mainly film related ones.
    Kermode and Mayo, Empire magazine, Now Playing film retrospective, Unspooled.
    Haven't really found a good music one yet, though the recently launched Q magazine pod is pretty good.
    The Story of The Clash, narrated by Chuck D of Public Enemy is fantastic though only available through Spotify as far as I can see.
    I use the app that comes as basic on an iPhone, that does the job for me.
     
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    That's a good list to gets started on - thanks!
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    I use castbox on android. Don't particularly like the update so keen to know if anyone has anything better.

    Comedy, I like Adam Buxton Podcast and Richard Herrings Leicester Square Theatre Podcast - they both interview some good comedians.

    Music, Sodajerker is great if you're interested in the craft of songwriting. They've interviewed a massive list of greats.

    Football, most people probably know Elis James' Feast Of Football. It's one of the better ones, I think, not just because of the Welsh angle.

    Something a bit different, look for The Butterfly Effect. It's a doc about how the guy who made pornhub massive completely changed the porn industry and the wide range of people who were deeply affected (not just pervs and pornstars).
     
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    Yeah some are 3 hours long, he also does a best bits of the week but as I only really listen in work the length is not an issue for me there’s some bonkers stuff about Scientology in there but if you can listen to Steve-o’s in full it’s hilarious the stories he tells
     
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    Best podcast I’ve ever heard by a country mile is “Shreds” about the Lynette White murder.
    It’s in about 13 parts, brilliant yet shocking.
    I was in school briefly with one of the five and remember the case well although I wasn’t aware of how scandalous the SWP investigation and subsequent white wash was conducted.

    Available on BBC sounds
     
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    I'm using acast. I listed to Last Podcst on the Left, which can be quite good. It is True Crimes among other things. Latest episodes were on Israel Keyes.
     
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    Podcasts I listen to...maybe some will appeal to you

    Frank Skinner - funny anecdotal stuff
    James Obriens Mystery Hour - phone in along the lines of Notes and Queries
    The Infinite Monkey Cage - accessible science with Brian Cox
    Jonny Vaughan - General chat. I find him funny and surprisingly intelligent
    Desert Island Discs - just delete the boring guests
    Elis James and John Robins - very entertaining
    Flintoff Savage and the Ping Pong Guy - generals sports chat
    Kermode and Mayo - film podcast
     
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    And don't forget the Wales online Blakey's boot room
     
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    Joe Rogan and True Geordie I listen to a lot
     
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    Anyone tried The Offensive? For those that haven’t it’s about a fictional Premier League team based in Kent. It’s often referred to as being like a football version of The Thick if It. It’s not bad, bit hit and miss but some great one liners.
     
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    I would also recommend shreds. In the dark season 2 about Curtis Flowers is good (yet another US miscarriage of justice against a black man). There is an eponymous ten parter on the Heaven’s Gate suicide cult which is interesting.
     
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    I like Jonny Vaughan. Boarding school educated. His jail sentence here stopped him from becoming a star in America. Attempting to Supply £15,000 odd grands worth of sniff to a copper. He could never get a visa. He'd of dome well over there after The Big Breakfast years. Like a much, much better James Corden.
     
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    The true Geordie is a bit of a dick
     
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