Flava In Ya Ear: 16 Podcasts Millennials Should Check Out
July 15, 2015 - 1:51 pm
The Brilliant Idiots
Hosts: Charlamagne Tha God and Andrew Schulz
Twitter Handle: @BrilliantIdiots
Tweet-long Pitch: Charlamagne Tha God & Andrew Schulz provide hilarious social commentary loaded with enlightened yet harebrained ideas. Also, lots of D-Talk.
Hosts: Kid Fury and Crissle
Twitter Handle: @ThisIsTheRead
Tweet-long Pitch: The two New York City transplants go in on weekly hot topics and throw well-deserved shade at who and whatever the duo sees fit.
His and Hers
Hosts: Jemele Hill and Michael Smith
Twitter Handle: @HisAndHers
Tweet-long Pitch: A guy versus girl perspective on sports and pop culture with the balls to call out folks who are #DoinTooMuch.
The Combat Jack Show
Hosts: Combat Jack and Premium Pete
Twitter Handle: @CombatJackShow
Tweet-long Pitch: If in-depth interviews with your fav hip-hop artists and culture-changers, then Combat Jack will hold you down
Hosts: Chris Hardwick, Jonah Ray and Matt Mira
Twitter Handle: @NerdistPodcast
Tweet-long Pitch: Former Web Soup host Chad Hardwick serves up an ear buffet of nerdy and pop culture topics that'll have you LOLing
WTF with Marc Maron
Host: Marc Maron
Twitter Handle: @WTFPod
Tweet-long Pitch: Obama talked race in America from the comfort of Marc's garage studio. The comic connects with his subjects from Amy Poehler to Louis CK.
The Jalen Rose Report
Hosts: Jalen Rose and David Jacolby
Twitter Handle: @JalenRose
Tweet-long Pitch: Sports pundit Jalen Rose's blunt commentary and off-the-wall stories will keep the quintessential ESPN/ Grantland Stan hooked
Here Be Monsters
Host: Jeff Emtman and Bethany Jo Denton
Twitter Handle: @HBMPodcast
Tweet-long Pitch: If gore and psychological horror are your cup of whiskey, Here Be Monsters will have you on the edge of your subway seat.
The Steve Austin Show - Unleashed!
Host: Stone Cole Steve Austin
Twitter Handle: @steveaustinBSR
Tweet-long Pitch: Stone Cold Steve Austin is the Barbara Walters of pro-wrestling interviews. His wit and humor deserves a "Hell yeah!"
Men In Blazers
Hosts: Michael Davies and Roger Bennett
Twitter Handle: @MenInBlazers
Tweet-long Pitch: These dapper talking heads kick back and talk the world of soccer for NBC Sports.
The Rich Eisen Podcast
Host: Rich Eisen
Twitter Handle: @richeisen
Tweet-long Pitch: Rich Eisen books famous guests (see Ice Cube above) for a well-rounded perspective on football. Consider his show a touchdown.
Girl On Guy
Host: Aisha Tyler
Twitter Handle: @girlonguy
Tweet-long Pitch: The Whose Line Is It Anyway bae gets real with Hollywood's leading men, like Scandal's Tony Goldwyn and Entourage's Jerry Ferrara.
NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts
Host: Bob Boilen
Twitter Handle: @nprmusic
Tweet-long Pitch: The All Things Considered host provides deskside entertainment with live shows from the likes of T-Pain and Oddisee.
Talk Is Jericho
Host: Chris Jericho
Twitter Handle: @TalkisJericho
Tweet-long Pitch: Y2J delivers a hybrid between rock radio station and wrestling talk show. Lend your ears to the Ayatollah of Rock and Rolla.
Host: Sarah Koenig
Twitter Handle: @Serial
Tweet-long Pitch: The addictive spin-off of This American Life delves into a juicy crime that will keep you glued to your iPad from jump.
What's The Tee?
Host: RuPaul and Michelle Visage
Twitter Handle: @RuPaul
Tweet-long Pitch: The Drag Race queen delivers insightful, spiritual Q&As with chuckle-worthy titles (see: "I Kissed A Girl...and I Didn't Like It!")