Podcast Run Down: Top 10 Podcasts Out There


In the past couple of years, podcasts have blown up. Every morning people listen to their favorite podcasts as they get ready for work, as they commute, and probably through out the entire day! Here are our Top 10 best podcasts picks. Take a listen and subscribe if you like what you hear, we promise these podcast won't disappoint your ears.

1. Up First

The early bird gets the worm! This is the perfect NPR podcast to get your day started. Hosts Rachel Martin, David Greene, Noel King and Steve Inskeep share the biggest stories from politics to pop culture in just 10 minutes. Stay up to date while you pour your morning coffee and listen to Up First!


2. Adulting

We all hate adulting from time to time. Hosts and comedians Michelle Buteau and Jordan Carlos will make your daily #StruggleBus moments feel totally normal. They'll make light of some of life's most awkward and cringe situations, from dating to decorating your apartment.


3. Skimm This

This podcast rocks because you ge the news in terms the everyday person can understand. No bias and no B.S. — Skimm This breaks down the most important stories of the current day and explains why they matter. The 10 minute podcast is an extension of The Skimm daily newsletter. Listen every Monday through Friday during your morning commute to stay in the know.


4. Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

Queer Eye’s hilarious Jonathan Van Ness takes a weekly exploration of all the things he is curious about. Take a journey with Jonathan and several experts in their respective fields as they get curious about anything and everything under the sun. For example, “How many cats can I have before it becomes illegal?” and “What was it like to be an American during the Revolutionary War?”


5. Girls Gotta Eat

This comical podcast from Rayna Greenberg and Ashley Hesseltine takes a look at friendship, dating, breakups, and sex from the modern woman’s perspective. It is a must listen to and you’ll fall in love with their relatable and hilarious stories.


6. RISE Podcast With Rachel Hollis

This podcast gives you the tools to run your life and business better. Hosted by New York Times Best-Selling Author and #GirlBoss Rachel Hollis, RISE is a series of bold conversations with fellow business powerhouses and personal development leaders that provides the listener with real-life valuable takeaways. Overall, this podcast makes you a better you and leaves you with a smile on your face!


7. Vogue Style Revolution

This weekly podcast explores all things fashion. Vogue’s Sally Singer and contributing editors take a hard hitting look at the new frontiers and unspoken topics of the fashion world. The podcast provokes thoughtful questions and bold conversations from inside the infamous Vogue office.


8. Chicks In The Office

Barstool Sports’ Ria and Fran discuss the biggest stories in pop culture. They cover everything from new celebrity relationships and breakups, TV series, The Bachelor, award shows, listener’s questions, and special celebrity guest interviews. These cool chicks keep you informed and up to date on all the hard hitting pop culture news you didn’t know you needed.


9. UnStyled by Refinery29

UnStyled is hosted by Refinert29 Global Editor-in-Chief and Co-founder, Christene Barberich, who explores the funny, inspiring, and real tales of life, work and love as told through the things we wear. Previous guests include Alexa Chung, Sophia Bush and Rodarte’s Kate and Laura Mulleavy.


10. Serial

Love mysteries or shows like Law & Order. Well… Serial is a podcast from the creators of This American Life, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial tells one true story over the course of a season. Serial has won every major award for broadcasting and gets you absolutely hooked.


Did we miss your favorite podcast? Comment below your podcast recommendations.


Sophia Zigmond / Writer