Whether you’re trekking across Europe or road tripping across the country, you want to bring just enough entertainment so you don’t get bored, but not so much that you are weighed down by books or a laptop. If you are looking to stay informed, laugh, and be mentally challenged, download these podcasts and enjoy the ride.
Malcolm Gladwell is an author and journalist, whose show analyzes human nature and the society that surrounds us. Now in the middle of season 3, he artfully describes in stunning detail his subjects with a voice that you can’t help but be enchanted.
You know, just laughing with @malcolmgladwell during my interview with him at @worldgovsummit after his keynote. We discussed AI, high school, and the future of humanity. Just a typical friendly conversation. How many of his books have you read? #worldgovsummit #malcolmtimothygladwell aka #malcolmgladwell – photo cred: @zebinder
Two Dope Queens
Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams are two hilarious comedians and authors whose show has a distinct stand-up feeling. Their monologue at the beginning is both relevant and smart, and the comedians they choose for the stand-up portion will make your belly ache. Prepare for the ultimate good times.
Adam Grant’s podcast explores the different ways people work, and how that affects them in other areas of life. He goes inside companies that are seemingly mysterious and shows everyone the unique ways different people function at work.