Well, it’s that time of the year when everybody publishes a list about podcasts. From the biggest publishers to pretentious podcast consultants. Not me! Instead, here’s a curated list of the best lists…the one true list!
Humans & Publications
From indie music to Premchand’s stories: What the best Indian podcasts of 2018 are all about – Preetha Banerjee/Scroll
18 podcast debuts from 2018 I can’t imagine a world without by Ma’ayan Plaut
The Best Podcasts of 2018, According To 33 ‘Best Of’ Lists by Alex Kapelman. This one is a bit meta. A best of list from other lists being listed in a list of lists.
The Best Podcasts of 2018 – Sarah Larson/New Yorker
Five Great Podcasts From 2018 – The New York Times
Our 11 favorite new podcasts of 2018 – Adrew Liptak/The Verge
100 Outstanding Podcasts of 2018 – The Bello Collective
The best podcasts of 2018 – Caroline Crampton/The New Statesman
Our 15 favourite podcasts of 2018 – The Guardian
10 best podcasts of 2018 – Anna Bonet/Harpers Bazaar
The Top 10 Podcasts of 2018 – Eliana Dockterman/Time
The 50 Best Podcasts of 2018 – Laura Jane Standley Eric Mcquade/The Atlantic
Quartz Casties: The Best Podcasts (And Podcast Episodes) Of 2018 – Elijah Wolfson/Quartz
What did you think were the best single episodes this year? – Nicholas Quah
What was the best podcast episode you listened to in 2018? – Shane Parrish
From Anchor’s founders: 2018 in podcasting – Michael Mignano and Nir Zicherman
Ok…this got out of hand. Wasn’t expecting the list of lists to be so yugeee. But, on the bright side, you have recommendations for the next 2674 years.
If you are podcaster, here’s something nice:
Lazy articles will always say “anyone with a mic can podcast” but the truth is “anyone with a podcast can just quit at any time.”— Gavin | The Pod Report (@ThePodReport) December 23, 2018
You stuck with it, you enjoy it, you make a thing and share it with the world. I’m proud of you, we all are. 120 downloads or 12, you’re creating.
Happy new year podheads and see y’all next year.