We picked a few of our favorites

Podcasts For Quarantine




There’s a podcast for every person and every interest, so narrowing down this list took some deep consideration. Somehow, some way, we’ve managed to highlight five unique podcasts worth a listen right now.

For everything East End there’s Sundays On The East End, produced by The Independent’s award-winning journalist Bridget LeRoy and Oscar-nominated screenwriter Alec Sokolow on 88.3 WPPB FM. They host conversations with East Enders from artists to astrologers and creatives of all types. Take a listen at www.anchor.fm/sundaysontheeastend.

We all could use a boost in morale right now. Retired Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell chats with guests about their never quit stories in the podcast Team Never Quit. It’s inspiring moments about continuing on in the face of resistance. Perfect motivation for our time. Listen to it at www.teamneverquit.com.

Feel immediately smarter with NPR’s TED Radio Hour. It’s hosted by journalist Manoush Zomorodi and welcomes some of the world’s greatest thinkers of our time as it explores topics around the world that play a unique position in our very own lives. Learn all about it at www.npr.org/programs/ted-radio-hour.

Needing a laugh? The Joe Rogan Experience is everything. It’s funny, entertaining, informative, and invites every personality type including comedians, designers, inventors, lawyers, you name it. For those unfamiliar with the podcast that began in 2009, Rogan is best known as a comedian who hosted “Fear Factor.” Take a listen at www.joerogan.com.

For those who can’t get enough of true crime stories, the podcast Crime Junkie is a thrilling nightmare of episodes — including the Long Island Serial Killer. There are plenty of gory details available for a chilling conversation at www.crimejunkiepodcast.com.

nicole@indyeastend.com