Yeah, this week was abnormal for them. You should try listening to them on any other week if you didn't like this week. They have a fun podcast. Also...
Girls In Hoodies - Started giving this one a try recently. Very film and TV oriented and I've been looking for one like that. From what I've listened to thus far, they are not as goofy as some of the other podcasts I listen to, but they seem to enjoy themselves either way. Still looking for a film podcast I absolutely love, but this will do in the meantime!
Good app to use if you own Android is BeyondPodcast. Apparently I'm on the pro trial so I don't know what features I have once it runs out, but its made things easier to manage. I just leave the phone and it downloads all the stuff I listed and follow in this thread.
Some podcasts are making me angry lately. That can't be healthy. I need to stop listening to podcasts that cover opinions and/or tastes that I'm diametrically opposed to (Super Best Friendcast), have people who annoy the shit out of me (Super Joystiq Podcast), or just have annoying radio DJ-ish quirks they feel they need to engage in every time out (NBA TV's The Starters). I've been telling podcasts to shut up a lot lately and I think I probably look pretty crazy doing it.
Retronauts - is a podcast that discusses material related to, well, retro games. They can have episodes where they will dissect games or talk about an element of the interest, such as misplaced nostalgia. They have rotating guests that sometimes come from the inside of the industry, such as the view of an employee over a localization or development. They use VGM to break up pauses which I think is a nice touch overall to the whole frame. Sometimes the discussion will be just bad back and forth, depending on how vague the topic is, and some episodes have had really passionate discussions that honestly make me want to go and play whatever game they are using as an example.
Also it should be noted Windows Phone can't use Stitcher so I'm using podcast lounge and it is the best experience I have ever had with a podcast app it is SO good but I can't seem to figure out how to make it update to the newest episode on its own (it uses smart playlists. They suck.)
Do you like Yahtzee? Well, I do. And he's gone and done this LP Podcast hybrid where he and his friend talk over some game that they can easily talk about while not getting distracted and then inevitably and MOST USUALLY NOT VERY LONG AFTER STARTING talk about everyday things. Topics range from giblets to pedophile radars.
I've started listening to Oh No Ross & Carrie, a show about a couple of skeptical investigative types who tend to look into fringe scientific beliefs, lesser followed religions, and the paranormal and report on what they find. Going into an investigation, they usually tend to give the things they explore (e.g. remote viewing, exorcisms, haunting of the Queen Mary, LDS Church, oil pulling, Raelian Church, acupuncture, etc.) a fair shake and try to stay open minded. They don't often come out of an investigation with a drastic change in their belief over something, but sometimes it happens.
I find the podcast educational at times and fairly entertaining. Both Carrie and Ross tend to be pretty likeable and try not to tear people down for their beliefs or anything of that nature. Not that I've heard thus far, anyway.
Started listening to Serial at the beginning of my shift last night. I am now home and almost nine episodes in. Hard to stop listening. Kind of glad I waited to listen, since I have so much to binge through, but goddamn.
I started listening to the Fplus(terrible things read with great enthusiasm) after one of my friends put one of the episodes on. Their pods are generally pretty entertaining, most recently I listened to the episode on paganism
Spoiler for That ep:
The "Do you have a few moments to talk about Bruce Wayne" line fucking slayed me.