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The 10 Best Podcasts of 2021

Posted On: Jan 17, 2022   |   Posted By: Time

The 10 Best Podcasts of 2021

While the ebbs and flows of the various coronavirus variants have wreaked havoc on movie and television production and release schedules, the podcast industry boomed in 2021. After all, you can make a podcast from the comfort of your own home as long as you know your way around some recording equipment. Every hit show has a companion podcast these days. Every politician and celebrity seems to have their own show. Some are striking multimillion dollar deals. Even fictional characters are getting in on the game : I am sorry to report that Carrie Bradshaw has a podcast now .

But good podcasts are awfully hard to produce, and good podcasts that are doing something innovative or unique are near-impossible to find. This year's best podcasts challenged the status quo: Between laughs, Straightio Lab takes on traditional notions of sexuality and gender. Kara Swisher's latest venture Sway illuminates the corridors of power and prods the people occupying those hallowed halls. And the...

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