Conan Needs A Friend, Netflix Is A Daily Joke, Office Ladies: The Best Comedy Podcasts To Listen To Right Now
1/9 Conan Needs A Friend
If you're a fan of TV host extraordinaire Conan O'Brien, then you might've already been tuning in to this podcast for a while. Featuring celebrity guests like Michelle Obama, Rob Lowe, Amy Schumer, Jeff Goldblum, Mila Kunis and more, this wacky off-the-cuff show is proving to be one of Conan's best comedic platforms yet. With each episode spanning around 40-minutes to an hour, there's a lot of room for the comedian to banter with his guests alongside trusty assistant Sona Movsesian and producer Matt Gourley.
Notable Episode: 18 Feb 2019 (Timothy Olyphant). Friends in real life, Conan and Tim Olyphant talk for an hour with seemingly no direction whatsoever— generally pointless but 100 per cent entertaining, this episode is definitely not one to miss.
2/9 Office Ladies
Bringing together Angela Kinsey and Jenna Fischer from the hit sitcom The Office, this podcast is a deep dive into some of the show's most iconic moments. A recap series that involves insider tidbits and behind the scenes details, any Office fan will surely enjoy this podcast.
Notable Episode: 5 Aug 2020 (A Benihana Christmas). Featuring special guest Rashida Jones and writer Jen Celotta, The Office Ladies get into the nitty-gritty of one of the wackiest episode in the sitcom's history.
3/9 Bill Burr's Monday Morning
Known for his dark humour, perpetually-angry comedian Bill Burr brings his sardonic wit to the world of podcasts. Ranting about almost every possible topic under the sun, this show will have you giggling and laughing in no time. Often a magnet for controversy, Bill's brazen comedy is not everyone's cup of tea. Find out for yourself if you enjoy his no-holds-barred writing when you subscribe to this podcast!
4/9 Rupaul: What's The Tee With Michelle Visage
Bringing together Drag Race royalty, Michelle Visage and RuPaul himself, this podcast is more than just a recap show as the real-life BFFs discuss pop culture, music, life and beauty advice, and everything in between. Recent guests include Daisy Ridley, Whoopi Goldberg, Nicki Minaj, and many of the previous contestants of Rupaul's Drag Race. All in all, a ball of fun banter and thoughtful conversations, this podcast brings together laughs and heartwarming stories.
5/9 Philosophize This!
This show is for anyone who hates philosophy's grandiose attitude! This show by Stephen West allows listeners to understand lofty ideas effortlessly by breaking them down with wit, social context and connection to current affairs. Learn something and have a quick laugh at the same time. For your next commute or walk in the park, give this podcast a listen to engage the mind!
6/9 Armchair Expert With Dax Sheperd
Many fans love Dax Sheperd for his honesty and authenticity, both of which are in full display in his hit show, Armchair Expert. Basically a fun conversation with guests, this podcast combines humour with heartfelt stories and interesting takes on complex situations. Joined by Emmy-nominated Monica Padman, the duo interviews celebrities about the "the business of being human." Discover some laughs and intriguing food for thought when you follow this podcast.
7/9 Netflix Is A Daily Joke
For those looking for snackable comedic content, then this show is the one for you. Featuring soundbites from some of Netflix's hit stand-up comedy shows, this podcast is perfect for when you're looking for a quick pick-me-up.
Notable Episode: Dave Chapelle: A Joke About Comparative Suffering. A 10-min excerpt from Dave's critically-acclaimed stand-up special, The Age of Spin.
8/9 UNHhhh: The Podcast
If you're a fan of Rupaul's Drag Race then you're probably familiar with one of the most iconic duos from the show: Trixie and Katya. Coming from their incredibly successful Youtube series of the same ridiculous name, this show brings the duo's unique brand of comedy to the world of podcasts. A show about everything and nothing, those looking for interesting alternative takes on normal topics like fame, the 90s, celebrity, dreams, and more will definitely have UNHhhh episodes on queue in no time.
9/9 Luke's ENGLISH Podcast
A language expert and stand-up comedian, Luke Thompson's podcast is a great choice for those looking to learn more about the English language or brush up on their vocabulary and grammar. Not your typical language teacher, Luke brings a lively flair to seemingly boring topics like accents, business jargon, the IELTS, and more.