On the metro, while waiting for a friend in a café or when taking a relaxing bath – podcasts are the perfect entertaining companion in case you already know your music playlist inside out. Below, we introduce five of our favourite audio podcasts. Some make you laugh, some think, but you will have definitely learned something new when hopping off the metro, finally meeting your friend or getting out of the bathtub.
1. Fashion No Filter by Camille Charrière and Monica Ainley
On Fashion No Filter, street style paparazzi darling and Parisienne Camille Charrière together with her Canadian partner in crime Monica Ainley give insights into the fashion industry and their players, among others.
2. Women of the hour by Lena Dunham
Lena Dunham talks a wide array of topics from friendship over sexuality to work. Featuring celebrities like actress Emma Stone, feminist Dunham approaches her topics in an enjoyable way.
3. The Call by Erica Williams Simon
Former political strategist and author Williams Simon hosts this podcast for the blog Man Repeller. Interviewing women from all kinds of industries, the talks aim to encourage listeners to take action and prepares for possible challenges.
4. Call Your Girlfriend by Aminatou Sow and Ann Fridman
On Call Your Girlfriend, the entrepreneur and the journalist dedicate themselves to the topic of feminism in different fields such as pop culture and politics. Claimed “a podcast for long-distance besties everywhere”, a new episode is published every other week.
5. Sooo many white guys by Phoebe Robinson
Every Tuesday a new episode of Robinson’s podcast is published. Robinson, who also co-hosts the podcast 2 Dope Queens, interviews artists, actors or authors “who are killing it in their fields”.
Make sure to tune in and let us know what your fave podcasts are!
By Vivien Gilow
Images via Fashion No Filter, Vogue, Soundcloud, Erica Williams, Washington Post, Call your Girlfriend, WNYC