We know that St. Patrick’s Day is supposed to be a celebration honoring the foremost patron saint of Ireland who brought Christianity to the island. And the boozy celebrations are sometimes looked at with a critical eye. But in fairness, historically, on the 17th of March, the Lenten restrictions are lifted on fasting and drinking alcohol for just one day, which has only encouraged people to correlate the holiday with sipping on their favorite alcoholic beverages. The more ya know!
In that spirit, here are some podcasts to drink along with this St. Patrick’s Day! We’ve got certified classics like “And That’s Why We Drink,” true crime pairings with “Wine & Crime,” and celebrity interviews over a glass (or two) on “What’s In Your Glass? with Carmelo Anthony.” Check out these six podcasts this St. Patrick’s Day.
And That’s Why We Drink
Christine Schiefer and Em Schulz are sipping on wine and milkshakes as they talk about the truly terrifying in their podcast “And That’s Why We Drink.” From spooky supernatural occurrences to horrifying true crime, this duo is hoping a little bit of alcohol and dairy will chase the scaries away.
In the true (American) spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, “The Mash” is teaching us all about bourbon and other trendy liquors. People have been finding ways to get drunk since the dawn of time, leaving the origins of whiskey, bourbon, and other liquors shrouded in conflicting legends and claims to the grainy throne. But Audacy’s “The Mash” is telling us everything we need to know about good old Kentucky bourbon from bourbon aficionado Doug Shaeffler, industry insiders, experts, Master distillers, and more.
Queens rapper N.O.R.E. and Miami hip-hop pioneer DJ EFN host “Drink Champs,” a show where hip-hop’s finest, sports stars, entrepreneurs, and cultural catalysts have boozy conversations about a little bit of everything. This Interval Presents podcast has been joined by Pharrell Williams, Busta Rhymes, the late DMX, Rick Ross, Timbaland, and Kanye West to talk all things music, entertainment, and never-before-heard stories.
What’s In Your Glass? with Carmelo Anthony
NBA superstar Carmelo Anthony is drinking wine with the biggest names in entertainment, sports, business, music, and media. His guests each bring their own bottle to “What’s In Your Glass? with Carmelo Anthony” and sit down to chat about current events, cultural movements, and more. Hear him chat with Sue Bird, Michael Strahan, T-Pain, Dwyane Wade, Leon Bridges, and more over a glass or two.
True Crime & Cocktails
True crime and alcohol are like peanut butter and jelly. If peanut butter were a serial killer (we suppose peanut allergies are a thing). Lauren Ash and Christy Oxborrow host their award-winning podcast “True Crime & Cocktails,” where they talk all about mysteries, unsolved murders, pop culture crimes, and more.
Wine & Crime
On “Wine & Crime,” best friends Lucy, Kenyon, and Amanda are pairing their favorite wines with heinous crimes. Their infectious laughter and well-researched cases always leave listeners wanting more, which means they’re in luck, considering there are over 400 “Wine & Crime” episodes to choose from.