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21 Podcasts Worth Listening To Over And Over Again

From true crime to pop culture, we've got you covered.

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community for suggestions on podcasts they just can't get enough of. Here are the ones you need to add to your list ASAP.

1. Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

What it's about: Each week, Jonathan brings on an expert to discuss topics that interest him, which can range from the fun and informative, like "Who Was the Beyoncé to the of Renaissance Art?" to more serious topics in today's news, like "What's Up with the Opioid Crisis"?"I always learn something new from this podcast. If you’re looking for a place to start, I’d recommend the interview with Tan France."—rachels73
Earwolf

What it's about: Each week, Jonathan brings on an expert to discuss topics that interest him, which can range from the fun and informative, like "Who Was the Beyoncé to the of Renaissance Art?" to more serious topics in today's news, like "What's Up with the Opioid Crisis"?

"I always learn something new from this podcast. If you’re looking for a place to start, I’d recommend the interview with Tan France."

rachels73

2. Gilmore Guys

What it's about: Two best friends take a deep dive into Gilmore Girls, discussing each episode and how they felt about it. Former Gilmore stars such as Liza Weil, Scott Patterson, and Keiko Agena have guest starred."I’ve loved it since it began (it’s like a warm blanket) and this podcast is like a comfy sweatshirt to go with my blanket. Demi and Kevin are hilarious and have such good energy."—en637593
HeadGum

What it's about: Two best friends take a deep dive into Gilmore Girls, discussing each episode and how they felt about it. Former Gilmore stars such as Liza Weil, Scott Patterson, and Keiko Agena have guest starred.

"I’ve loved it since it began (it’s like a warm blanket) and this podcast is like a comfy sweatshirt to go with my blanket. Demi and Kevin are hilarious and have such good energy."

en637593

3. Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

What it's about: Harry Potter and the Sacred Text relates chapters and moments in the Harry Potter books to things like trauma, forgiveness, and optimism."Listening to each episode helped me cope with the depression and anxiety I was struggling with in my every day life. I highly recommend this to any and all people going through a bad time."—laurenb44a4f51d2
Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

What it's about: Harry Potter and the Sacred Text relates chapters and moments in the Harry Potter books to things like trauma, forgiveness, and optimism.

"Listening to each episode helped me cope with the depression and anxiety I was struggling with in my every day life. I highly recommend this to any and all people going through a bad time."

laurenb44a4f51d2

4. My Favorite Murder

What it's about: Hosts Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark discuss one murder per episode, as well as their own struggles with mental illness, but in an extremely comedic way."Karen and Georgia make my long days better, so much so that I'm listening to old episodes again because I can't wait for new episodes."—maggies41fb987fe
Stitcher

What it's about: Hosts Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark discuss one murder per episode, as well as their own struggles with mental illness, but in an extremely comedic way.

"Karen and Georgia make my long days better, so much so that I'm listening to old episodes again because I can't wait for new episodes."

maggies41fb987fe

5. We Need to Talk About Britney

What it's about: Yes, this podcast is exclusively about Britney Spears and features special guests like Mandy Moore, former MTV VJ Damien Fahey, and more. "This podcast really gets into the many layers of depth to Britney as an artist, entertainer, and just as a human being. There is so much to unpack here and I impatiently wait for the next episode to drop." —trents4e3f9440e
Campfire Media

What it's about: Yes, this podcast is exclusively about Britney Spears and features special guests like Mandy Moore, former MTV VJ Damien Fahey, and more.

"This podcast really gets into the many layers of depth to Britney as an artist, entertainer, and just as a human being. There is so much to unpack here and I impatiently wait for the next episode to drop."

trents4e3f9440e

6. Teen Creeps

What it's about: Hosts Kelly Nugent and Lindsay Katai read and review young adult pulp fiction books, from classics by R.L. Stine to must reads by Christopher Pike. "So worth it. I can’t miss an episode!"—megansloanw
Forever Dog Podcast Network

What it's about: Hosts Kelly Nugent and Lindsay Katai read and review young adult pulp fiction books, from classics by R.L. Stine to must reads by Christopher Pike.

"So worth it. I can’t miss an episode!"

megansloanw

7. No Such Thing as a Fish

What it's about: Four writers for the British panel show QI share their favorite facts from the last seven days. They also throw in additional tidbits of information relating to the original fact."It's funny, intelligent, genuinely interesting, and it'll make you sound brilliant at your next dinner party." —michelleaforeman
buzzfeed.com

What it's about: Four writers for the British panel show QI share their favorite facts from the last seven days. They also throw in additional tidbits of information relating to the original fact.

"It's funny, intelligent, genuinely interesting, and it'll make you sound brilliant at your next dinner party."

michelleaforeman

8. Cults

What it's about: Cults spends two episodes on a specific cult, doing a deep dive on the cult's history, the cult leaders’ childhood, its beliefs, and its eventual demise. "This podcast is insanely creepy, but also insanely riveting."—rachels73
Parcast

What it's about: Cults spends two episodes on a specific cult, doing a deep dive on the cult's history, the cult leaders’ childhood, its beliefs, and its eventual demise.

"This podcast is insanely creepy, but also insanely riveting."

rachels73

9. Straight Up with Stassi

What it's about: Bravo TV's Vanderpump Rules star Stassi Schroeder sits down with her friends, notable guests, and family members to discuss all things pop culture, as well as whatever she's feeling passionate about at the moment."I'm obsessed with this podcast. Whenever Vanderpump Rules is in between seasons, this holds me over because Stassi's hilarious and she has no problem sharing her opinions."-Chris Peña
Radio.com

What it's about: Bravo TV's Vanderpump Rules star Stassi Schroeder sits down with her friends, notable guests, and family members to discuss all things pop culture, as well as whatever she's feeling passionate about at the moment.

"I'm obsessed with this podcast. Whenever Vanderpump Rules is in between seasons, this holds me over because Stassi's hilarious and she has no problem sharing her opinions."

-Chris Peña

10. By the Book

What it's about: Hosts Jolenta Greenberg and Kristen Meinzer go through a self-help book they've lived by for two weeks to find which ones actually improve your life. "This podcast is great for anyone who has ever wanted to read a self-help book, but never has the time. It lifts my mood every time an episode comes out."—barnesrenee7
Panoply

What it's about: Hosts Jolenta Greenberg and Kristen Meinzer go through a self-help book they've lived by for two weeks to find which ones actually improve your life.

"This podcast is great for anyone who has ever wanted to read a self-help book, but never has the time. It lifts my mood every time an episode comes out."

barnesrenee7

11. You Must Remember This

What it's about: Host Karina Longworth discusses the forgotten scandals and drama of Hollywood's first century, ranging from the history of Charles Manson's cult, to the life and times of Grace Kelly."Each episode is really worth a listen."—maggiek
Panoply

What it's about: Host Karina Longworth discusses the forgotten scandals and drama of Hollywood's first century, ranging from the history of Charles Manson's cult, to the life and times of Grace Kelly.

"Each episode is really worth a listen."

maggiek

12. LadyGang

What it's about: Hosts Keltie Knight, Becca Tobin, and Jac Vanek discuss life in Hollywood and as women in general. "Hearing their crazy stories every week feels like listening to your best friends. They’re so real, honest, and truly care about empowering women. I can't recommend this podcast enough."—dawnh446fd7c38
LadyGang

What it's about: Hosts Keltie Knight, Becca Tobin, and Jac Vanek discuss life in Hollywood and as women in general.

"Hearing their crazy stories every week feels like listening to your best friends. They’re so real, honest, and truly care about empowering women. I can't recommend this podcast enough."

dawnh446fd7c38

13. Two Girls One Ghost

What it's about: A paranormal-themed podcast hosted by two women who tell true stories of their own paranormal experiences, as well as discussing haunted places around the world. "It's such an addicting podcast, and their creepy stories always give me chills."—rmiller9011
Two Girls One Podcast

What it's about: A paranormal-themed podcast hosted by two women who tell true stories of their own paranormal experiences, as well as discussing haunted places around the world.

"It's such an addicting podcast, and their creepy stories always give me chills."

rmiller9011

14. My Dad Wrote a Porno

What it's about: Host Jamie Morton reads his sexagenarian father's self-published erotica, the appropriately titled Belinda Blinked, to his two friends, Alice Levine and James Cooper. Belinda Blinked is the story of an ambitious pots and pans saleswoman who does whatever it takes to make the sale, and you can figure out what happens from there."You can expect a hilarious lack of knowledge regarding the female anatomy, slightly disturbing similes, and witty commentary from the trio of friends. Definitely NSFW, but laugh out loud hilarious." —michelleaforeman
My Dad Wrote a Porno

What it's about: Host Jamie Morton reads his sexagenarian father's self-published erotica, the appropriately titled Belinda Blinked, to his two friends, Alice Levine and James Cooper. Belinda Blinked is the story of an ambitious pots and pans saleswoman who does whatever it takes to make the sale, and you can figure out what happens from there.

"You can expect a hilarious lack of knowledge regarding the female anatomy, slightly disturbing similes, and witty commentary from the trio of friends. Definitely NSFW, but laugh out loud hilarious."

michelleaforeman

15. Wonderful!

What it's about: Hosts Rachel and Griffin McElroy discuss the things they (and listeners) find wonderful."This podcast always cheers me up, no matter my mood, and has inspired me to find more joy in the simplicities of life."—enhopkins19
Maximum Fun

What it's about: Hosts Rachel and Griffin McElroy discuss the things they (and listeners) find wonderful.

"This podcast always cheers me up, no matter my mood, and has inspired me to find more joy in the simplicities of life."

enhopkins19

16. Mile Higher

What it's about: Hosts Kendall Rae and Josh Thomas discuss topics ranging from true crime, current events, conspiracy theories and aliens. "In this podcast, they talk these popular topics, but in much greater detail and discussion. It makes you truly think about all the possibilities that go on in the world."—shelbyh47f5628d0
Mile Higher Podcast

What it's about: Hosts Kendall Rae and Josh Thomas discuss topics ranging from true crime, current events, conspiracy theories and aliens.

"In this podcast, they talk these popular topics, but in much greater detail and discussion. It makes you truly think about all the possibilities that go on in the world."

shelbyh47f5628d0

17. Small Town Murder

What it's about: Comedians James Pietragallo and Jimmie Whisman discuss a murder in a small town, but before they do that, they give you some background on the town — how big it is, population, ethnic makeup, religious makeup, and more."As someone from a small town, I really like how they give relatively unknown cases attention. It really sets itself apart from other true crime podcasts."—chayden153
PodcastOne

What it's about: Comedians James Pietragallo and Jimmie Whisman discuss a murder in a small town, but before they do that, they give you some background on the town — how big it is, population, ethnic makeup, religious makeup, and more.

"As someone from a small town, I really like how they give relatively unknown cases attention. It really sets itself apart from other true crime podcasts."

chayden153

18. Astonishing Legends

What it's about: Astonishing Legends dives into obscure topics that you may or may not have heard of, like the Mary Celeste Ship or the Skin Walker Ranch site. "No matter if I'm interested in the topic, I get sucked in and listen. They're not biased, but even when they give their opinions on their topics, it's always up to you to decide what to believe in."—nadyy
Astonishing Legends

What it's about: Astonishing Legends dives into obscure topics that you may or may not have heard of, like the Mary Celeste Ship or the Skin Walker Ranch site.

"No matter if I'm interested in the topic, I get sucked in and listen. They're not biased, but even when they give their opinions on their topics, it's always up to you to decide what to believe in."

nadyy

19. Modern Love

What it's about: Modern Love has celebrities read love stories, which aren't all necessarily romance, but stories that can also be read to family and friends. "I've learned so much by following this podcasts for years. It's helped me in my personal life and brought me to tears many times."—berkabooo
NPR

What it's about: Modern Love has celebrities read love stories, which aren't all necessarily romance, but stories that can also be read to family and friends.

"I've learned so much by following this podcasts for years. It's helped me in my personal life and brought me to tears many times."

berkabooo

20. Sawbones

What it's about: Host Dr. Sydnee McElroy and Justin, her podcast mogul husband, discuss the absurd and horrifying history of medical treatment. "Dr. McElroy does excellent research, considering the fact that she's a practicing family medicine doctor and teaches medical school."—hannahc20
Sawbones

What it's about: Host Dr. Sydnee McElroy and Justin, her podcast mogul husband, discuss the absurd and horrifying history of medical treatment.

"Dr. McElroy does excellent research, considering the fact that she's a practicing family medicine doctor and teaches medical school."

hannahc20

21. And How Did This Get Made?

What it's about: Hosts Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael, and Jason Mantzoukas sit down and discuss movies that have done so bad commercially, they asked the question: How did this get made?"This podcast is the perfect combination of hilarious and interesting. Everyone needs to be listening to this."—m49ea72192
Earwolf

What it's about: Hosts Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael, and Jason Mantzoukas sit down and discuss movies that have done so bad commercially, they asked the question: How did this get made?

"This podcast is the perfect combination of hilarious and interesting. Everyone needs to be listening to this."

m49ea72192

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