Totally obsessed: 5 popular podcasts listeners can’t seem to get enough of these days

round up July 27, 2022

We’ve rounded up 5 popular podcasts listeners are totally obsessed with. For inspiring conversations and positive reminders that “We Can Do Hard Things,” check out Glennon Doyle’s series. Be a “Fly on the Wall” with SNL alum reliving the show’s most iconic moments with podcast guests like Chris Rock, Tina Fey, and Jimmy Fallon – just to name a few.

For a daily dose of straightforward news, tune into “Start Here,” hosted by Brad Mielke. The investigative podcast “Who Killed Daphne?” shares a Maltese journalist’s story after she died in a car bombing, uncovering more secrets including government corruption and power plays. For more corruption, check out “American Scandal” with over 40 seasons digging into businesses, politics, society, and sports.

We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle

We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle

Listen to ‘We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle’

With Untamed and her podcast, Glennon Doyle reminds us that “We Can Do Hard Things,” a mantra motivating us through life’s daily challenges. From love, loss, friendships, loneliness, and parenting to illness, battling addiction, and more, we are all holding fast and fighting.

As we set and maintain boundaries, we make a stand for peace, equality, joy, and purpose. This is what Glennon, her wife Abby Wambach, and Glennon’s sister, Amanda Doyle, are candidly chatting about with guests on the podcast, reminding us that we’re not alone.

Tune in for conversations with Chelsea Handler, Reese Witherspoon, Natalie Portman, and more in over 115 episodes. This series is presented by Cadence13.

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Fly on the Wall with Dana Carvey and David Spade

Listen to ‘Fly on the Wall with Dana Carvey and David Spade’

Join SNL alum Dana Carvey and David Spade as a “Fly on the Wall” when streaming Cadence13’s interview series. Dana and David are sharing hilarious memories from their time on the show and chatting with SNL cast members, hosts, musical guests, and writers.

They’ll dish on writing some of their favorite skits, creating iconic TV moments, and more anecdotes from the sketch variety and comedy show. This season, you’ll hear from guests like Jimmy Fallon, Chris Rock, Tina Fey, John Mulaney, Molly Shannon, and many more.

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Start Here

Listen to ‘Start Here’

Catch up on the day’s news in 30 minutes or less with ABC News’ “Start Here,” hosted by Brad Mielke. Recent episodes discussed monkeypox, President Biden’s “mild” COVID symptoms, the climate crisis, and Yosemite’s wildfires. There were episodes on the January 6th Committee hearing and Steve Bannon’s conviction – two counts of contempt of Congress.

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Who Killed Daphne?

Listen to ‘Who Killed Daphne?’

In 2017, Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a car bombing. For 30 years, Daphne exposed networks of corruption and power, which led journalists, law enforcement, and family to investigate her death and trace the killer.

Wondery’s series “Who Killed Daphne?” chronicles the investigation that uncovered secrets with major consequences. Investigative journalists, including podcast host Stephen Grey, shared their findings in this 6-part series.

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American Scandal

Listen to ‘American Scandal’

America has seen plenty of scandals in businesses, politics, society, and sports. Wondery’s “American Scandal” looks at corruption, the fallout from emerging truths, and the outrage it sparked. Hosted by Lindsay Graham (not the senator), episodes look at heroes, celebrities, politicians, moguls, and more individuals who have made some serious faux pas. Now in its 41st season, tune in to hear about the DuPont Chemical Cover-Up.

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