One of the major reasons for the growing popularity of podcasts is that they allow listeners to multitask. A recent study conducted by Edison Research revealed that people listen to podcasts while working out, driving, and walking.  They also offer a simple and easy way to stay up to date with the latest events and news from all over the globe. In case you’re one of the people who love to tune in, here are 5 international podcasts you don’t want to miss.


If you are someone who likes to learn about a wide range of topics, then you should check out STUFF YOU SHOULD KNOW. The hosts of the show, Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant discuss topics like Ponzi schemes, hoarding, Pompeii, LSD, narwhals, and more. Three episodes of STUFF YOU SHOULD KNOW are released every week. 


Podcast #2: In The Dark 

In The Dark podcast is an ideal choice for fans of the thriller genre. The podcast, which has won the Peabody Award investigates the criminal justice and law enforcement system. 

The first season of “In The Dark” investigated the case of an 11-year old boy, Jacob Wetterling who was kidnapped while the second season investigated the case of Curtis Flowers, an American who was tried for the same murder six times.


Podcast #3: Call Your Girlfriend 

Call Your Girlfriend podcast is hosted by Aminatou Sou and Ann Friedman, who are long-distance friends. The podcast, which will feel like a chat between two best friends covers both heavy and light topics. The topics that are covered in the podcast may range from books, sex education, patriarchy, current events, random topics, and more. 

Podcast #4: Song Exploder 

Song Exploder is one of the most popular music podcasts that music lovers shouldn’t miss out on. There is even a spin-off series on Netflix for this podcast. In the podcast, you will be able to listen to artists who speak and break down their songs along with explaining their origin. 

Podcast #5: Cinema Clash 

Hannah Buchdal, who is a Part-time movie reviewer joins Charlie Juhl (film-critic) to talk about newly released movies in the Cinema Clash podcast. The pair often cover multiple films in a single episode and they have very different opinions on movies, which makes the podcast interesting for movie buffs. 

That’s it folks! Those were the 5 international podcasts we endorse and in case you’re looking for a few Indian ones, hop by here.