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Each show opens with a humorous—and often exceedingly personal—monologue followed by an in-depth conversation with a guest (most of whom are fellow comedians, but the roster has really opened recently).
Even if you're not a fan of Maron's self-obsessed brand of misanthropy, he is a hell of a captivating interviewer.
It always makes me smile or laugh on my commute, and their good-natured riffing is a consistently reliable mood-lifter in these trying times.— My Favorite Murder (Web, i Tunes) It takes a certain type of person to seek out what is effectively a comedy podcast about graphic murders and true crime horrors. If you are looking for high-brow deconstructions of everything from global jihadism (a favorite topic of Sam's) to the benefits of meditation, Waking Up is worth adding to your queue.
But those fascinated by the subject, or just casually interested, will find plenty to like here. Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer had a must-listen podcast during the 2016 campaign, Keepin it 1600.
Even host Scott Aukerman's sponsored commercials offer hilarious bouts of surreal anti-humor.
Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast (Web, i Tunes) Gilbert Gottfried can be a divisive figure (personally, I love his over-the-top, nasal delivery of often-tasteless jokes; my wife, not so much).
Not only do Holmes and guest go into biography and career, they usually veer into philosophy and nature of existence (every episode usually features the question "what do you think happens after you die?
Besides the fact that the recordings work around schedule, podcasts offer a versatility and room for experimentation that would never be viable on traditional radio, be it terrestrial, public, or even satellite.(Note: The show often takes particularly un-PC turns—if all you know of Gilbert is his cartoon work from co-host Paul Gilmartin brings plenty of charm (and own issues) to earnest conversations with comedians, clinicians, and regular people living and coping with a gamut of mental struggles and diagnosed disorders.The tone often bounces from lighthearted to dark and back again, but you'll be hard-pressed to find more deeply human and heartfelt conversations anywhere.—Matt Safford The Adam Carolla Show (Web, i Tunes) While he is undoubtedly one of the godfathers of the format, Carolla's podcast can come off like a local morning terrestrial radio show (that may or may not be a plus for you).My Brother My Brother and Me (Web, i Tunes) Three brothers—Justin, Griffin, and Travis Mc Elroy—provide absurd "advice" in a way only their unique senses of humor allow.Always hilarious and usually ridiculous, the brothers respond to listener-submitted questions and comb the depths of Yahoo Answers for some of the funniest off-the-cuff discussions and tangents in podcasting.