Top 5 Favorite Non- Bald Move Podcasts

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    • Hello Internet (Greatest podcast of all time)
    • Freakonomics Radio 
    • Philosophy Bites (quick interviews about all things philosophy)
    • Linoleum Knife (Movie review podcast)
    • Game Scoop! (Console Gaming news)
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  • hypergenesbhypergenesb Atlanta
    edited October 2016
    Currently:
    • Crime Writers On ...
    • Vulture TV podcast
    • /Filmcast
    • RadioLab
    • Reply All
    But the best of the year is "Revisionist History" by Malcolm Gladwell

    p.s. The "Accused" podcast was very good...
    OldGriswold
  • WonderedObjectWonderedObject SAN Francisco, CA
    @hypergenesb
    Is there not some beef between the bald move community and the filmcast one? Maybe I'm imagining things but I could have sworn I heard some form of trash talk on here somewhere. 
  • -Pistol Shrimps Radio (improv comedians doing play-by-play of women's rec league basketball)

    -The Greatest Generation (irreverent but loving look at Star Trek:TNG)

    -Stuff You Should Know (classic)

    -I Was There Too (fun interviews with bit part actors in famous films)

    -Andy Daly Podcast Pilot Project (8 episodes of improv insanity. Daly has a new series coming out this week)
    Deek_Fasay
  • Dan Patrick Show
    Bill Simmons Show
    Ask Science Mike
    WTF
    Life After God

  • @hypergenesb

    Is there not some beef between the bald move community and the filmcast one? Maybe I'm imagining things but I could have sworn I heard some form of trash talk on here somewhere. 
    It's all faux-trash-talk. It long-standing joke. No bad blood. 
  • MurderbearMurderbear Cold Spring, Ky
    BOARS, GORE AND SWORDS (Game of Thrones podcast with a TON of sidejokes and distractions)

    MY FAVORITE MURDER (True crime stories)

    THE ADVENTURE ZONE (Three brothers and their dad play D&D)

    NEVER NOT FUNNY (Long running Jimmy Pardo comedy podcast)

    POLITICALLY RE-ACTIVE WITH W. KAMAU BELL & HARI KONDABOLU (Political news and discussion)


    Just as a bonus here are my five favorite dead podcasts that are done but still available for download!

    THE CHAMPS (Neal Brenan and Moshe Kasher interview black celebs)

    NERD OF MOUTH (hardcore nerds discuss nerd things)

    GO BAYSIDE! (April Richardson reviews all episodes of Saved By The Bell)

    THE INDOOR KIDS (video game talk with Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon)

    THE K-OHLE (multi format podcast but seriously, just look for any of his Get Lost episodes. Especially the one with Rory Scovel. He blindfolds a comedian and takes them places. So good)
    Chiden2b.larev
  • DeeDee Adelaide
    Answer Me This, Nutritionfacts.org, that's about it for hardcore listening.

    I have a lot that I dip in and out of. I used to be right into How Did This Get Made but since they got big and every second one is live, I don't like them much anymore. The live ones are often unbearable.
  • BB2KBB2K Adelaide, South Australia
    Sleepycast by Sleepycabin - just a bunch of funny boys in a room talking shit

    Harmontown - same but they're famous

    Grandma's Virginity Podcast - see above

    Mechagamezilla's Mean Bean Machine - see pick 1, add videogames

    2 Good Boys - see above
  • WonderedObjectWonderedObject SAN Francisco, CA

    @hypergenesb

    Is there not some beef between the bald move community and the filmcast one? Maybe I'm imagining things but I could have sworn I heard some form of trash talk on here somewhere. 
    It's all faux-trash-talk. It long-standing joke. No bad blood. 
    ah ok. Was always curious. Kept forgetting to ask during a lunch. 
  • BigSmellBigSmell Raleigh, NC
    Hollywood Handbook (An acquired taste but consistently funny)

    Comedy Bang! Bang! (Great for cherry picking episodes with guests you like)

    Monday Morning Podcast (Bill Burr rambling is the best) 

    improv4humans (The best of episodes are great)

    Never Not Funny (Jimmy Pardo was born to be a podcast host)

    -Honorable Mentions-

    James Bonding (Funny analysis of all James Bond movies)

    The Champs (I would recommend the first episode to anybody. DJ Douggpound rules)

    U Talkin' U2 To Me? (Not for U2 fans at all)

  • Doctor_NickDoctor_Nick Terminus
    edited October 2016
    On Taking Pictures: A pro portrait photographer and a podcast we and visual artist talk about photography, art and all kinds of stuff.

    Slate Money: Talk show about financial and political issues. Entertaining hosts and fairly lighthearted but about serious topics.

    Startup: Fly on the wall podcast about different startups. Best seasons and episodes have been about the startup of the actual company putting these out, Gimlet media.

    Hardcore History with Dan Carlin: Probably don't need to talk about it.

    Revisionist History has been talked about.

    Bunch of other stuff I listen to regularly.
  • TravisTravis CA
    edited October 2016
    My favorite non-Bald Move podcast has been over for about 5 years now, but I still go back and re-listen to old ones and totally love it. Really hilarious stuff and it was really the show that turned me into a podcast fan: Low Budget FM

    Bill Simmons Podcast

    For the sake of space I will combine Common Sense and Hardcore History

    Sound Opinions

    Revisionist History

    Honorable Mentions:
    Firewall and Iceberg would have certainly made it, but they're defunct and I don't really go back and listen to them like I do with the LBFM stuff. The first 2/3s or so of the Daves of Thunder run are also near and dear to my heart, as well as Dave Dameshek on Demand from the 710 ESPN days.

    DaveyMac
  • BigSmell said:

    -Honorable Mentions-

    James Bonding (Funny analysis of all James Bond movies)


    I'm also a huge James Bonding fan.  That theme song will stick in your head for weeks.

    You don't even have to be a Bond fan but watching the movies is really necessary to enjoy the podcasts.  I did a complete rewatch as I listened, it was tremendous.

    I wish they'd keep it going but it's pretty much over now.
  • BigSmellBigSmell Raleigh, NC
    edited October 2016
    DrKen said:

    BigSmell said:

    -Honorable Mentions-

    James Bonding (Funny analysis of all James Bond movies)


    I'm also a huge James Bonding fan.  That theme song will stick in your head for weeks.

    You don't even have to be a Bond fan but watching the movies is really necessary to enjoy the podcasts.  I did a complete rewatch as I listened, it was tremendous.

    I wish they'd keep it going but it's pretty much over now.
    I had only seen Casino Royale and Skyfall before I started listening and they made me the biggest fan of the Roger Moore era. I have probably seen Live and Let Die five or six times now. #kanangaballoon 
  • I've seen all the Bond films, the old ones multiple times. Guess I just found a new podcast.
  • MurderbearMurderbear Cold Spring, Ky

    I've seen all the Bond films, the old ones multiple times. Guess I just found a new podcast.

    Oh wow. I envy you. I'm not the biggest Bond fan but I love Matthews Mira and Gourley. I listened to every single episode and loved it!
  • I've seen all the Bond films, the old ones multiple times. Guess I just found a new podcast.

    Oh wow. I envy you. I'm not the biggest Bond fan but I love Matthews Mira and Gourley. I listened to every single episode and loved it!
    If you are a big Gourley fan, Murderbear, you probably know about these already but he's headlining - 

    I Was There Too
    Pistol Shrimps Radio
    SuperEgo

    And he's all over -

    Spontaneanation
    Comedy Bang Bang
    Dead Authors
    Andy Daly Podcast Pilot
    How Did This Get Made

    He also did some Drunk History episodes on Comedy Central.

    I'm a fan.
    Murderbear
  • MurderbearMurderbear Cold Spring, Ky
    Yes! I love all of those. Well, Spontaneanation and Pistol Shrimps are the only ones I haven't listened to. There are too many good podcasts out there!
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  • Yes! I love all of those. Well, Spontaneanation and Pistol Shrimps are the only ones I haven't listened to. There are too many good podcasts out there!

    I'd give Pistol Shrimps a listen.  If you like Gourley, I think you're going to like it.  His girlfriend, now fiancee (spoiler alert) is on the basketball team so he decided to broadcast it.

    He and his cohost don't know anything about basketball so they just make up rules based on what they think is happening.  It really has almost nothing to do with basketball and is just an hour of 2 improv comedians riffing.

    It's pretty consistently excellent.
    Murderbear
  • TravisTravis CA
    edited October 2016
    @akritenbrink I've only read about 1/2 of Blink, which I was really enjoying but just sort of stopped reading for no good reason, but that's the extent of my Gladwell writing knowledge. That said, from my memory of that experience, it may not work out as well for you if you're not into his narrative style. He kind of works around an idea before he hones in on it and where it works well for me the episode I showed my wife had her a little bit bored so we moved onto something else. It is very insightful, but there is a storytelling style at its root. I would still try it out, but it is quite possible that it won't be your thing if you're not a fan of his narrative method.
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  • Tough to say in that case. I haven't really read any of his pieces. I guess I would just come to the same conclusion, though the way you worded that makes me think it's even a little more possible that you won't be into it, but I can't say for sure. I think the best test of it would be to try out Carlos Doesn't Remember. It kicks off his three part series on education, but it's a contained episode. That one may be a good test case, and if you like it and want to go deeper into his thoughts on education the next two are very interesting, and if you don't like it at least you tested it with one of the best ones.
  • HeffHeff Connecticut
    In no particular order;

    Vikings: The Wild Hunt (No Ship Network) - three-host podcast about the History Channel show Vikings
    Acquisitions Incorporated/Penny Arcade - celebrity D&D
    The Secret Cabal Gaming Podcast - Board and tabletop gaming, including Warmachine
    Combo Smite - Warmachine podcast
    Harmontown - Dan Harmon's podcast with celebrity guests, random bouts of improv and inappropriate stories/raps

    The rest of my favorites are all Bald Move casts, and Bald Move is actually the only cast I directly support.
  • If I were asked this a few years ago my answers would have been (In no particular order):
    - Filmspotting
    - This American Life
    - Radiolab
    - Sound Opinions
    - WTF

    These days however, I have a totally different list and includes some that are quite a bit more niche (In no particular order):
    - Our National Conversation About Conversations About Race (AKA Show About Race)
    - Bonfireside Chat (podcast about all things Dark Souls/Bloodborne/Demon's Souls)
    - Hardcore History/Common Sense (A bit of a cheat, but both Dan Carlin)
    - The Book of Ye (podcast featuring two comedians and various guests talking Kanye West.)
    - Radiolab

    Ask me a year down the road and it will be totally different again. 

    Oh and honorable mention would be Sampler. A podcast about discovering other podcast. It's actually a great way to get a taste of what's out there without having to commit. It's well-made and well-structured.

    Travis
  • Personally, I think it's justified to combine the Carlins because he releases them so infrequently. That's how I got there mentally at least.
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