Hey there bikers, drivers, and subway riders (and those of you impressive enough to run to work)! Cutting down your commute time is hard, but your time getting to work doesn't have to go to waste.
This list is for you. Enjoy 33 amazing podcasts for drivers, passengers, bikers, and anyone who has to spend time in traffic to get to and from work.
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"Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton spin new music from emerging bands and musical icons."
"A podcast in which we try to really overthink what the future has in store for us. Every episode will tackle one potential future scenario... and try to work out how that future would really go down."
"Each week, hear surprising conversations that explore the riddles of everyday life and the weird wrinkles of human nature—from cheating and crime to parenting and sports."
Weekly discussions of current events and the arts
Remarkably engaging (really) long-form podcasts about the most significant moments in history (and the people who lived through them).
"Gretchen Rubin is HAPPIER, and she wants you to be happier too. The #1 bestselling author brings her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits to this podcast. "
Actor Alec Baldwin interviews movers-and-shakers. No-holds-barred.
"Exploring the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior"
NPR's Guy Raz interviews highly-successful entrepreneurs in every industry about how and why they succeeded.
The day's news, summarized in 20 minutes by Lester Holt and team.
One amazing short story every day, read to you by a soothing narrator.
Political roundups, in-depth stories, and exclusive political interviews
"A comedy podcast in which Chris Hardwick, Jonah Ray and Matt Mira talk about all things nerdy, including comics, video games and TV shows".
"Hosted by internet superstar Grace Helbig, "Not Too Deep" is a ridiculous, silly, and unapologetically superficial interview podcast, that is more about the laffs than about the feels."
Daily, publicly-funded news roundup.
In-depth stories that make economic issues interesting.
Exploring the internet, one in-depth story at a time.
Author Malcolm Gladwell reinterprets old stories in new and interesting ways.
Probably our favorite podcast ever. In just 12 episodes, you will feel joy, surprise, anger, and every other emotion in this engaging true story.
Extremely popular. Tells one true mystery story, from all angles, over the course of a season.
"A series about what it's really like to start a business."
Covering the interesting subjects your history teacher skipped over, one subject per episode.
From mold to interest rates, SA takes supposedly "boring" topics, reframes them and tries to prove they're interesting (and they usually do).
"A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds."
"Go beyond the soundbites and get to know some of the most interesting players in politics".
"A daily afternoon podcast about news, culture, and whatever else you'll be discussing with friends and family tonight"
"In this show, best-selling Author and lifehacker Tim Ferriss deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas, digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use."
Explores One interesting theme per episode in multiple "acts" of thoughtfully-reported stories.
"Jason Calacanis and a rotating group of guest experts bring you this weekly take on the best, worst, most outrageous and interesting stories from the world of Web companies"
"A staged show in the style of old-time radio performed live, monthly at Largo at the Coronet in Hollywood"
"NPR's weekly current events quiz. Have a laugh and test your news knowledge while figuring out what's real and what we've made up"
Popular twice-monthly podcast with a continuing narrative, in a unique format.