Get Ready to Queue—11 New Podcasts You Should Be Listening To Right Now
If you've already listened to every episode of your favourite podcasts and are desperately seeking some fresh audio content, then you've come to the right place. Podcasts are the perfect media to consume on your daily commute, while exercising, and even before you drift off at night. Some are informative, and some are simply inspiring, but no matter your taste, these brand new podcasts will fill your ears with stories, facts and interviews that you'll be chatting about at the office this week.
Unravel True Crime: Snowball
Each season, some of Australia's best journalists try their hand at investigating crimes that have previously gone unsolved. The brand new season documents the lies and destruction caused by a Californian con woman, leaving a seemingly average family devastated. You could easily get through the binge-able seven-episode series this week on your way home.
If you're already listening (you should be), then you'll be thrilled to know that new episodes from season three of Lady Startup are about to drop. Beginning with Abigail Forsyth, founder of Keep Cup, seasoned podcaster Rachel Corbett chats to women who give an insight into how they've built their own thriving businesses. Stay tuned for guests this season that include Kate Morris, founder of Adore Beauty and Andrea Rogers, founder of the global fitness franchise XTend Barre.
Lyme disease is one of the most mysterious diseases of the 21st century. It's one of the fastest-growing epidemics in the world, however, there is still a whole lot of confusion about what it is and how to treat it. Hosted by Taylor Quimby, who battled through a bout of the disease himself, Patient Zero aims to lift the curtain with a mix of patient stories and medical information in this multi-part series.
For anyone stuck at their desk all day and craving a connection to the outdoors, The Wild is for you. British conservationist Chris Morgan takes listeners to far corners of the wilderness with fascinating interviews with animal experts and deep dives into global issues such as global warming. This utterly unique podcast will instantly transport you to Italy, Germany or the Canadian Rockies.
Julie: The Unwinding of the Miracle
Strap yourself in for an emotional and inspiring ride with this series of personal conversations with Julie Yip-Williams, as she prepares to die from colon cancer. Experience the incredible highs and devastating lows of her remarkable life, all told candidly by Julie herself through hours of documented stories.
From becoming the youngest self-made female billionaire in history to facing up to twenty years in prison, The Dropout investigates every aspect of this captivating story of deception, money, romance, and tragedy. Find out how, at 19, "the next Steve Jobs" was able to manipulate even the most intelligent investors and tech experts along the way.
Where's William Tyrrell?
In what is one of the most publicised disappearances in Australian history, three-year-old William Tyrrell hasn't been seen since 2014 while he was visiting his grandmother's home in the leafy town of Kendall. Five years on and there is still little that is known about the events that occurred that day. This investigative podcast aims to answer the question, where is William Tyrrell?
Transitioning into something much more wholesome and lighthearted, Somewhere Else is a podcast that features a list of people living in unconventional homes and their varying lifestyles. Hosted by the editors of Domain, you'll hear about treehouses, underground bunkers, and a converted school bus, just to name a few.
Chelsea Handler: Life Will Be the Death of Me
Comedian Chelsea Handler is known for being outspoken, and unapologetically so. Her quick humour has landed her numerous sold-out comedy tours and a string of bestselling books. In this podcast, Chelsea discusses topics of childhood trauma, grief, and therapy, in her signature style of comedy with the help of star-studded guests like Sean Hayes and Connie Britton.
This one is for all the hopeless romantics out there. Actress Ingrid Haas has sought out the most unbelievable stories of love and relationships as she tries to understand precisely how love works. Inspired by her recent engagement, Haas' attempts to get to the bottom of the meaning of happily ever after by recounting weird and wonderful stories from real-life couples.
The Spill is a daily entertainment podcast that you can tune in to every afternoon just in time for your drive home. The hosts cover off the biggest pop culture stories of the day in a clever and easy to digest way. Just what you need to get you through the peak hour traffic.
When you've finished those, tackle these 17 bingeable podcasts that'll make your commute fly.