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I'm loving my Podcasts, heres a few of my favourites
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I've recently started getting into my Podcasts, I used to listen to them regularly when Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington did their regular shows, more recently, i've not bothered as i'm quite happy to avoid listening to Chris Moyles in the mornings without trying to avoid his podcasts too.
I've come back into the fold and found some fantastic resources which are really interesting and make the journey to and from work so much easier and much more fun. My favourites in no particular order are:
8 out of 10 Cats: This is an audio podcast of the Channel 4 comedy show, generally the podcasts are 15 minutes long and follow the format of the TV show with Jimmy Carr asking questions and teams captained by Sean Lock and Jason Manford captaining teams, making comedic answers to questions about the most popular subjects of the week. The show is good with some great one liners but it feels a tad short at 15 minutes, although on the plus side it does cut all of the dead jokes out of it.
Learn Spanish with the Independent - An excellent resource with tri-weekly lessons of 15 minutes, this builds up and after 10 episodes moves from Beginner to Beginner Plus and gradually builds from there. Its a good resource and I find the learning style suits me and due to the frequency of the podcasts you keep learning new things.
Guardian Football Podcast: This is probably my current favourite a 25 minute show presented by James Richardson of Football Italia fame, he anchors the show as he and journalist guests chew the fat over the football issues of the week, the show is honest, funny and well thought out. I like Richardson a lot and find his laconic style and knowledge of world football appealing and it makes me laugh out loud on the train sometimes!
Food - Radio 4 - Only one episode so far but it has been quite interesting, learning about how to make puddings and some good general tips, I look forward to future podcasts to find out more and actually stop burning water!!!
Summary: I'm loving my Podcasts, heres a few of my favourites