7 Sneaky-Good Podcasts You Should Check Out

7 Sneaky-Good Podcasts You Should Check Out

Whether you've heard of them or not, these are podcasts you should check out.

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Podcasts have become one of the most popular mediums.

1. Marc Maron's WTF Podcast 

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Once upon a time Marc Maron was a failed middle-aged comedian who spent decades struggling through crippling depression and failed personal relationships.

Then one day he started a podcast in his garage and not too long later he was talking with the President of the United States...IN HIS GARAGE...

Now a day's Maron's podcast is expected to

Fans might know Maron from his starring role in the Netflix series "Glow" and his IFC show "Maron" along with comedy specials like "Thinky Pain" and "Too Real." The later being the perfect mix of anxiety and gallows humor in the first year of Trump with the opening line being:

"I DON'T KNOW WHAT HE'S GONNA DO NEXT!"

Maron's guests have gone from obscure comedians to big time celebrities and world figures. His show was one of the first podcast series to legitimize the podcasting industry. His conversations are real and down to earth, stripping down whatever mystique the guest has had and sitting down to have a real talk with Marc.

2. Pardon My Take

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Love sports but sick and tired of it's coverage and analysis being saturated with politics, contrived personalities, non-sports related segments and trivial yet serious debates? The Barstool Sports Pardon My Take is perfect for you!

Pardon My Take is a show that does 3 episodes per week covering every major sporting event of the day without taking it too seriously. Their hosts, nicknamed Big Cat and PFT, have unbelievably good comedic chemistry and timing.

They somehow get the biggest names in sports to come on as a guest such as Dan Patick, Rachel Nichols, Dana White and...Blake Bortles!

Pardon My Take quite simply brings the fun back into sports!

3. The Last Podcast on The Left

I discovered this podcast when finding their epic four-part show on the wild life of Rasputin. But "The Last Podcast on The Left" not only takes a humorous look at infamous figures, but also go through and investigate famous crimes from any time in history.

They give weird but hilarious takes on some of the most intriguing and bizarre real-life stories in human history, and in the process have the listener learn more about the event or situation than they ever thought they could.

4. One of Us.Net

When I was in high school and college, I discover this incredibly hilarious movie review website called "Spill.com". It was basically four or five guys from Austin, Texas getting together and cracking unbelievable jokes about movies or anything in pop culture.

So it was to my devastation that the site was shut down in 2013 after being bought by Hollywood.com.

But in the ashes of Spill, rose two new movie review websites each founded by former Spill members, and OneOfUs.Net is one of them!

5. Double Toasted

The other site founded after Spill is called Double Toasted.com. Although it's not an official podcast, great content from the website can be found on Youtube or Soundcloud.

Both One of Us and Double Toasted are like Beatles solo artists in both creating amazing content and comedy while also having their own unique style. Both sites deserve mainstream success!

6. Cinema Sins

Another movie review podcast! Though no relation to Spill.com, Cinema Sins is still amazing in deconstructing movies and TV. They both have a podcast show and a Youtube channel. The concept is basically catching every sins of a big movie made, and they also do music videos!

Ok so basically I just like to listening to sports and movie shows!

7. The Art of Wrestling with Colt Cabana

...and wrestling!

Wrestling fans may only know this is as the podcast where former WWE superstar CM Punk infamously broke his silence on his abrupt departure from WWE in one of the most downloaded podcast episodes of all-time.

The Art of Wrestling podcast isn't actually about ex-wrestlers revealing dark secrets about the WWE, but basically current or former wrestlers chilling with Colt Cabana and talking about their life or career.

Colt Cabana never made it big in the WWE and is sadly known best for being CM Punk's best friend, but he is still a legend in the independent wrestling circuit, and once held the NWA championship, a title older than any WWE title.

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11 Things Psychology Majors Hear That Drive Them Crazy

No pun intended.
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We've all been there. You're talking to a new acquaintance, or a friend of your parents, or whoever. And then, you get the dreaded question.

"So what are you studying in school?"

Cue the instant regret of picking Psychology as your major, solely for the fact that you are 99.9% likely to receive one of the slightly comical, slightly cliche, slightly annoying phrases listed below. Don't worry though, I've included some responses for you to use next time this comes up in conversation. Because it will.

Quick side note, these are all real-life remarks that I've gotten when I told people I was a psych major.

Here we go.

1. So are you, like, analyzing me right now?


Well, I wasn't. But yeah. Now I am.

2. Ugh so jealous! You picked the easy major.


"Lol" is all I have to say to this one. I'm gonna go write my 15-page paper on cognitive impairment. You have fun with your five college algebra problems, though!

3. So can you tell me what you think is wrong with me? *Shares entire life story*


Don't get me wrong; I love listening and helping people get through hard times. But we can save the story about how one time that one friend said that one slightly rude comment to you for later.

4. Well, s**t, I have to be careful what I say around you.


Relax, pal. I couldn't diagnose and/or institutionalize you even if I wanted to.

5. OMG! I have the perfect first client for you! *Proceeds to vent about ex-boyfriend or girlfriend*


Possible good response: simply nod your head the entire time, while actually secretly thinking about the Ben and Jerry's carton you're going to go home and demolish after this conversation ends.

6. So you must kind of be like, secretly insane or something to be into Psychology.


Option one: try and hide that you're offended. Option two: just go with it, throw a full-blown tantrum, and scare off this individual, thereby ending this painful conversation.

7. Oh. So you want to be a shrink?


First off, please. Stop. Calling. Therapists. Shrinks. Second, that's not a psych major's one and only job option.

8. You know you have to go to grad school if you ever want a job in Psychology.


Not completely true, for the record. But I am fully aware that I may have to spend up to seven more years of my life in school. Thanks for the friendly reminder.

9. So you... want to work with like... psychopaths?


Let's get serious and completely not-sarcastic for a second. First off, I take personal offense to this one. Having a mental illness does not classify you as a psycho, or not normal, or not deserving of being treated just like anyone else on the planet. Please stop using a handful of umbrella terms to label millions of wonderful individuals. It's not cool and not appreciated.

10. So can you, like, read my mind?


It actually might be fun to say yes to this one. Try it out and see what happens. Get back to me.

11. You must be a really emotional person to want to work in Psychology.


Psychology is more than about feeling happy, or sad, or angry. Psychology is about understanding the most complex thing to ever happen to us: our brain. How it works the way it does, why it works the way it does, and how we can better understand and communicate with this incredibly mysterious, incredibly vast organ in our tiny little skull. That's what psychology is.

So keep your head up, psychology majors, and don't let anyone discourage you about choosing, what is in my opinion, the coolest career field out there. The world needs more people like us.

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