I'm looking for other great podcasts to listen to. I listen to the bombcast and the tested podcast. What else do you guys consider worth listening to?
I'm open to gaming and non gaming podcasts, just entertainment is appreciated.
Sadly - I don't listen to podcasts much these days. No commute and no 'boring enough' videogame aka MMORPG aka World of Warcraft, which made me a podcast listener to begin with. These days I usually fall asleep to the sultry voices of podcast hosts, so mostly I listen the first 10 minutes of any given podcast before I hand over podcast-listening duty to my subconcious.
MBMBaM is required listening. Rooster Teeth podcast is great. The Screened podcast is great. If you're interested in game soundtrack composers check out Top Score with Emily Reese its awesome, she's interviewed Marty O'Donnel, Jesper Kid,
Inon Zur, lots of great composers. We're Alive is an ongoing radio drama about a zombie apocolypse. Great production good acting, definitely worth a listen.
Mysterious Universe is really well made, it's probably the most professional podcast I've ever heard.
They cover paranormal stuff, ufo sightings, cryptozoology, etc, but without any of the tinfoil hat wearing paranoia you might expect from something like this, it's very entertaining.
This American Life is incredible.
The BBC Film Review Show with Mark Kermode is by far my favourite film podcast.
WTF is great if you like comedy.
If you like video games but haven't yet heard A Life Well Wasted then you simply must check it out. There are only a few episodes but there's nothing else like it.
@Chris86: I like WTF, but got tired of the advertising segments, so I stopped listening. I second This American Life. If you like food, The Splendid Table (also an NPR production) is pretty damn awesome.
I could be wrong here, but I was under the impression that This American Life wasn't actually produced by NPR but was made by WBEZ Chicago, a Chicago public radio company/group/thing (I'm from the UK so I'm not entirely sure how these things work in America.)
From the little I've read online about This American Life it seems that it's a common misunderstanding that people think NPR make it. (Or maybe they do make it and I just don't understand how your public radio works over there.)
Both the Joystiq podcast and Weekend Confirmed are pretty good. If you're big into game soundtracks, check out Top Score (not sure if they still have new episodes, haven't listened in a while). I used to listen to PC Gamer, but they've kind of gone downhill.
Same here. I just love Anthony, Tyler and Matt too much to stop altogether. Plus, it introduced me to Gamespy Debriefings and the Bombcast. So it holds a strange place in my heart because I wouldn't be here on GB if I hadn't heard the Rebel FM guys talking about it
The Comedy Button is probably my favourite podcast next to GFW and the Bombcast. (gamespy after 100 is totally included in the comedy button)
I used to enjoy Rebel FM but Arthur's Festival of Frown made me stop.
It's no where near as funny or as entertaining as the bombcast but Garnett Lee and the crew tend to have deeper conversations about the state of the video game industry. They like to poke and prod the general consensus of things and play devils advocate to create meaningful, deep, and intelligent discussions. Between the bombcast and weekend confirmed, you can get the best of both worlds in my opinion.
These days I only listen to four video game related podcasts regularly. The Bombcast, Weekend Confirmed, The CAGcast (Cheapassgamer) and an independant one that's been around for 7 or 8 years, Orange Lounge Radio. I've probably been listening to the last one the longest because the Bombast was still a Gamespot thing and Weekend Confirmed was still 1UP Yours back then. I'm not sure how old the CAGcast is but I would guess around 5 or 6 years but I didn't start until 3 or 4. I never miss a chance to plug OLR.
For non-video game podcasts, I like The Tony Kornheiser Show even if the podcast comes out a day after the live broadcast. It's about sports and other stuff. For music there is Coverville which is a podcast that delves into the many many cover songs of popular bands. Each episode is a different performer or genre.
Id say the Rooster teeth podcast they talk alot about gaming but talk about every thing really it remindes me of the bombcast but with some pop culture thrown in for laughs. One down side they do a bunch of fact checking lol but just to prove each other wrong. they also rotate the cast every now and then witch I think is great.
Dan Carlin's Hardcore History is pretty good - they don't come out often (usually one every month or so), but when they do come out they are GOOD. He did a 6 part history of the downfall of the Roman Republic (basically how it transformed from a semi-democratic republic to a militaristic empire) and a four part series on the Eastern Front of WW2. He also does a centrist political podcast (you know he's centrist because the left say he's right-wing and the right say he's left-wing) which is also really good.
Skeptoid is a really good podcast as well, if you are a skeptic. He is a bit offensive to religious people - he doesn't try to be, and it only rarely comes up, but keep that in mind if you are religious you might not like everything he has to say about that topic.
Tell 'Em Steve-Dave is my favourite comedy podcast right now.
Coverville is the best music podcast hands down.
This American Life is very good.
The Moth is usually pretty good too.
Seconding Mega 64.
Everything Whiskey Media related.
My Brother My Brother and Me http://www.maximumfun.org/shows/my-brother-my-brother-and-me
Stop Podcasting Yourself http://www.maximumfun.org/shows/stop-podcasting-yourself
An entirely shameless plus but Legends Podcast is pretty great. Of that cast there's a couple subdivisions and one is Video Game Legends which I'm a host on. www.Legendspodcast.com =D Now that, that's out of the way I listen to the breadth of the core Smodcast shows as well as The Moth, Car Talk, Galactic Watercooler, and Wholesome Addiction
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