- Pod Save America: A political podcast for people not yet ready to give up or go insane.
- Nancy: Join BFFs Kathy Tu and Tobin Low for provocative stories and frank conversations about the LGBTQ experience today. Because everyone’s a little bit gay.
- Terrible, Thanks for Asking: You know how every day someone asks “how are you?” And even if you’re totally dying inside, you just say “fine,” so everyone can go about their day? This show is the opposite of that.
- The Daily: This is how the news should sound. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, hosted by Michael Barbaro.
- Crimetown: The culture of crime in different American cities.
- Missing Richard Simmons: Per Esquire, "Fitness guru Richard Simmons disappeared in February of 2014—he stopped teaching his regular classes, cut off all communication with his friends, and seemingly became a recluse—and nobody knew why. Filmmaker Dan Taberski, a friend of Simmons', sets out to find out what happened."
- Up and Vanished: A reexamination of a cold case à la Serial.
- Homecoming: "A psychological thriller so gripping, tightly scripted, and star-studded" (Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, and David Schwimmer) "that it feels like a movie in your memory. Told largely through a nonlinear series of phone calls and taped therapy sessions."
- Las Culturistas: Per the website itself: "Ding dong! Join your culture consultants Matt Rogers and Bowen Yang on an unforgettable journey into the beating heart of CULTURE. Alongside sizzling special guests, they GET INTO the hottest pop-culture moments of the day and the formative cultural experiences that turned them into Culturistas. Honey, come and get your life."
- Presidential: An in-order exploration of the 44 presidents of the United States. (Yes, there is 45*. No, he is not included—or, arguably, a president.)
And here are a few more "best podcasts of 2017" (or just generally) sites, as of today:
NME (a British music magazine)
Complex (also British, I'm guessing)
Okay. Now I'm going to choose one of these podcasts and go make some turkey chili!