What's better than 30 or 45 minutes of a good podcast? Duh: hours and hours of a good podcast! While many auditory standbys have hundreds of episodes to sift through ("WTF with Marc Maron," anyone?), sometimes its nice just to dive into a new 'cast and be able to see a cohesive storyline through to the end.
Plus, podcasts are an ideal form of entertainment when your schedule is packed with random errands that don't require your full attention, but are not as suited to pulling out a book or cueing up a movie. Let Sarah Koenig take you through a tricky criminal investigation while you're wrapping gifts, or get deep into the fictional world of mysterious paranormal black tapes during your layover.
Podcasts are a great, quick way to do a deep dive on a subject you wouldn't normally investigate otherwise. Download the first episode of these shows -- we promise you won't stop there.
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