Can’t get enough of Dax Shepard? 7 podcasts like ‘Armchair Expert’

Society & Culture November 5, 2021

Odds are, you or someone you love is absolutely obsessed with “Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard.” He’s a fabulous interviewer and his endless curiosity extracts incredible conversations from his guests. His vulnerability and honesty have launched his podcast to the top of all the podcast charts. Well, we know of a few other podcasts like “Armchair Expert” and thought you’d like to check them out.

Whether you’ve finished every episode of Dax’s podcast, or you’re looking to fill up your queue with the newest episodes of amazing interviews taking us to unexpected places, we’ve compiled this list of podcasts like “Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard.”

Anna Faris is Unqualified

Listen to ‘Anna Faris is Unqualified’

Anna Faris is sitting down with celebrity guests in her weekly experiment to gain insight into the world. Together, they hand out a mixture of qualified and unqualified advice to listeners while talking about all aspects of life. “Anna Faris is Unqualified” is digging deep into matters like courage, human resilience, relationships, financial struggles, acting, and more.

Table Manners with Jessie and Lennie Ware

Listen to ‘Table Manners with Jessie Ware’

Super duo Jessie Ware and her mother Lennie have been having soulful conversations over delicious homemade meals from mom on “Table Manners with Jessie and Lennie Ware.” Any celebrity you can think of has probably been on this podcast: from Schitt’s Creek‘s Dan Levy and Annie Murphy, to Olympian Tom Daley, to legends like Stanley Tucci, Dolly Parton, and Paul freakin’ McCartney. Jessie and Lennie are an absolute riot and the British-ness of it all is truly charming.

Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

Listen to ‘Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness’

For the endlessly curious (like Dax Shepard and JVN), “Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness” is getting down to an infinitesimal level of all topics. From music and medicine, to healthcare and even dams, Jonathan is our dreamhost as they do not let up until they understand every aspect of their guest’s expertise. Demi Lovato, Padma Lakshmi, and Gabrielle Union are just a few of their guests on this deep-diving podcast.

Labyrinths: Getting Lost with Amanda Knox

Listen to ‘Labyrinths: Getting Lost with Amanda Knox’

Amanda Knox and her husband Chris Robinson are ending up in unexpected places with their podcast “Labyrinths: Getting Lost with Amanda Knox.” Along with guests like Brent Spiner, Mistress Cyan, LeVar Burton and more, they are asking difficult questions with no clear answer. They dive into specific topics each episode, often ending up in an uncharted territory. Philosophical, compassionate and surprisingly delightful, this podcast is having fascinating conversations with even more fascinating people.

You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes

Listen to ‘You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes’

Pete Holmes really wants to know the stuff too weird to share on other podcasts. On “You Made It Weird,” he invites comedians and actors to share their weirdness with him on this charming show. Hear from people like Busy Phillips, Chris Martin, Josh Radnor, and Patton Oswalt on the freakiest and funkiest secrets they hold.


Listen to ‘HypochondriActor’

Dr. Priyanka Wali is a licensed and practicing physician with a specialty in Internal Medicine along with being a talented stand-up comedian. Sean Hayes is not a doctor, but he is a hypochondriac. So he’s done his fair share of internet surfing for whatever might be ailing him at any given hour. Guests like Max Greenfield, Miranda Cosgrove, and Kristen Bell have joined them to talk about their fantastical, and sometimes intense, medical stories on “HypochondriActor.”

Uneducated with Cammie Scott

Listen to ‘Uneducated with Cammie Scott’

YouTuber Cammie Scott isn’t afraid to admit that she doesn’t know everything. So, in an effort to chip away at the knowledge of the universe, she’s asking her guests to catch her up on different topics with which they have first-hand experience. From topics like aging gracefully and religion, to TikTok and coming out to yourself, to even The Bachelor‘s flaws and dating as a non-binary person, “Uneducated with Cammie Scott” is asking the questions we may be too afraid to ask ourselves.

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