Best Self-Isolation Podcasts

7 Essential Podcasts To Listen To During Self-Isolation

Running out of things to do during coronavirus quarantine? Sit back and listen to these fantastic self isolation podcasts that are perfect for every mood. It can be an anxious time right now, so take a little time to escape and destress. From

Best Self-Isolation Podcasts

1. Terrible, Thanks for Asking

You know how every day someone asks “how are you?” And even if you’re totally dying inside, you just say “fine,” so everyone can go about their day? This show is the opposite of that. Hosted by author Nora McInerny, this is a funny/sad/uncomfortable podcast about talking honestly about our pain. You’ll cry, but you’ll also really laugh.

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2. The Joe Rogan Experience

The Joe Rogan podcast is legendary, and for good reason. A standup comedian for over 20 years and martial arts specialist, Joe is the ideal podcast host. The show is a long form conversation with friends and guests that have included comedians, actors, musicians, MMA instructors and commentators, authors, artists, and porn stars.

3. No Such Thing As A Fish

This is a fascinating podcast from the writers of the hit BBC quiz show QI huddle around a microphone and discuss the best things they’ve found out this week. It’s full of great trivia and fun facts about everything from how your dog can be expelled from China for being too big to the coolest ever publicity stunt.

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4. Tell It

Everyone has their own story…in this podcast they Tell It. From personal journeys of discovery to sharing obsessions & passions, this podcast hears from people across the UK who want to tell you their amazing stories and perhaps even change your view of the world in the process. From death row inmates to financial domination, there’s 34 episodes to devour.

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5. Today Explained

TodayExplained is Vox’s daily explainer podcast. On their latest coronavirus episode, they  answer listener questions: Why is there no TP? Will we run out of food? Can I get the virus from sex? How can I help? This is an essential listen.

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6. Spectacular Failures

Lauren Ober tackles some of the most spectacular business failures of all time, and what could have been done to avoid them. Some of these stories are shocking. Some are funny. And some are just downright sad. But each one will give you a totally new perspective on big business… and big failure.

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7. Judith Lucy – Overwhelmed and Dying

This podcast is especially relevant right now.  ABC Comedian Judith Lucy is totally overwhelmed by the state of the world and her own life. This podcast is her attempt at trying to work out how to feel less overwhelmed. She’s going to solve her problems and yours in a mere eight episodes.

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Sarah Clayton-Lea
Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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