If you like The Nerdist…Try Girl on Guy with Aisha Tyler.
Like The Nerdist podcast, Girl on Guy is a podcast of conversations between Aisha Tyler and her guests. The guests vary from actors to gamers to sports journalists but whether you’re familiar with the guest or not, you’ll learn something new each episode. Each one also features a “Self Inflicted Wound” story from the guest demonstrating how celebrities really are just like us. It’s funny and heartfelt with hundreds of episodes for geeks of all sorts.
If you like WTF with Marc Maron…Try Off Camera with Sam Jones.
If you like Serial…Try Criminal.
Serial was no doubt the podcast that swept the nation in 2014. It ignited the idea that the U.S. criminal justice system might have some pretty large flaws. But before there was Serial, there was a more traditional podcast called Criminal investigating murder cases, how witnesses are treated and crime writers.
If you like Welcome to NightVale…Try Sayer.
If you enjoy the creepiness factor of Welcome to Night Vale, you’ll enjoy Sayer which is also a narrative fiction podcast. It’s set on Earth’s man-made second moon, Typhon. The narrator is an AI called Sayer. Sayer will teach you everything you need to know about living on Typhon and your new job with Ærolith Dynamics. Good luck with your new life!
If you like Invisibilia…Try Here Be Monsters.
What are you afraid of? What’s unknown to you? Here Be Monsters examines the unknown in the world from birth (placentas) to death. There’s drugs, music, science, religion and everything else you have questions about in this podcast. Are you scared? Then dive in.
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