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13 Podcasts By Women You Should Be Listening To Right Now

Because there are enough podcasts of just dudes who like to hear themselves talk, right?

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1. Invisibilia

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I love Invisibilia hosted by Lulu Miller, Hanna Rosin, and Alix Spiegel. Every time I finish listening to one of their podcasts I have an overwhelming need to talk to someone about it. It's the perfect blend of interesting and educating.

Gyan Yankovich

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5. You Must Remember This

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Host Karina Longworth does deep research and paints a detailed picture on dishy Old Hollywood history that we've all heard tidbits of from pop culture. I got into it last year when someone told me about the Charles Manson's Hollywood series. The historical details can get downright macabre, but if you're fascinated by that stuff, you'll love it.

Elizabeth Lilly

7. That's So Retrograde

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Elizabeth Kott and Stephanie Simbari are smart, witty, funny, real ... and also my imaginary BFFs. Each week the show focuses on a wellness topic or two with experts that have been super educating and blew my mind at times. Plus, they are the first podcast that once I started, I had to go back and listen to every single other episode — so you know it has to be good.

Whitney Jefferson

8. Bitch Sesh

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They recap the latest Real Housewives episodes that happened during the week. It's absolutely hilarious, and if you love really trashy reality television, you will connect with these women instantly. I have laughed out loud multiple times on the subway, and you'll feel like you're chatting with two best friends after listening to just a few episodes.

Ciera Velarde

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9. Radio Cherry Bombe

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This podcast interviews various women in the food industry from food stylists to big names such as Ina Garten about their careers. What makes it so great is that these woman are the ones doing the work and driving the food world, not just celebrity chefs. To me, this is the most relevant collection of food industry leaders.

Jesse Szewczyk

10. 2 Dope Queens

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Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams have built a massive following by serving their uniquely witty and relevant takes on everything from sex to politics to Creed albums with a star-studded carousel of guests.

11. Baby Geniuses

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The show is hosted by two successful, creative women who share little snapshots of their professional and personal lives while they talk to various funny people about weird Wikipedia pages, catch up on Martha Stewart's pony Ben Chunch, and interview "experts" in arcane fields.

—Caitlin Osbahr

13. All of Juliet Litman's podcasts on Channel 33

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Ringer editor Juliet Litman’s delightfully unabashed fangirling makes for great audio whether she’s discussing The Bachelor franchise (on Bachelor Party and Bachelorette Party,) salacious NBA rumors (on Sources Say) or dishing on pop culture with co-host Amanda Dobbins (on Jam Session).

—A.S.