As COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe, people are encouraged to stay indoors and maintain social distancing as much as possible. Despite all the doom and gloom, it’s important to keep your spirits up and find things to do that will make you smile.
One of the best ways to do that is to listen to some of these great comedy podcasts that will keep you entertained all day long.
How Did This Get Made?
Have you ever seen a movie so bad that it’s actually amazingly hilarious? Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael, and Jason Mantzoukas watch bad films and then talk about them on their podcast, often with special guests. Their commentary is so funny that you don’t even need to watch the movie to enjoy.
Comedy Bang Bang
In a weekly podcast, host Scott Aukerman blends conversation and character work from today’s funniest
comedians. Though the podcast usually begins in a traditional interview-style, their open-door policy means that an assortment of eccentric oddballs can pop by at any moment to chat, compete in games, and engage in comic revelry.
In this podcast, hilarious hosts and best friends Nicole Byer and Sasheer Zamata exchange witty banter and share stories about life, love, and just about everything else that goes on in their lives.
There’s a lot of comedy gold to be found from the stories of those stuck working in a soul-sucking job. Host Brooks Wheelan searches for these golden nuggets as he and his guests talk about the highs and lows of their own experience working entry-level gigs.
Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend
It turns out that Conan O’Brien is funny both on television and in the casual setting of a podcast. Listen to Conan hang out with guests and exchange banter in the hopes of making a new friend.
WTF with Marc Maron Podcast
In this weekly podcast, stand-up comedian Marc Maron hosts interviews with other comedians and celebrities. Because of its popularity, a number of famous individuals have been on the show, including President Barack Obama, Anthony Bourdain, Sara Jessica Parker, and many more.
A Very Fatal Murder
Even if you aren’t a true crime fan, you will still find yourself chuckling at this podcast that pokes fun at the true crime genre and also podcasts as a whole. It even includes fake ads and sponsors to complete the experience. Each episode is relatively short, making it perfect for binge listening.
Friends Kid Fury and Crissle use their podcast to dissect and toss shade on hip hop and pop culture’s most troubled stars. As transplants to New York City, they also use the time to discuss the various difficulties they have adjusting to their new lives.
Laughter is the Best Medicine
Hopefully you’ll find something from this list that will get you laughing and keep you entertained while you’re stuck at home.