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9 Philly Podcasts to Listen to Right Now

Here are some new local shows about food, sexuality, the Eagles, homelessness in Philly, and more.


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It’s a new month, which means it’s time to refresh your podcast rotation. This list of Philly shows will keep you updated on beer and the Eagles and keep you informed on major issues such as homelessness in Philly.

2100

“Think of this podcast as a time capsule to the people of 2100.”

Host: Jason Peters
New episodes: Weekly
Listen to discover strange stories about our modern world how they fit into the narrative of the future.

Heard

“It’s a platform for people experiencing homelessness to share their tales in their own words.”

Host: One Step Away
New episodes: 8 a.m. every Monday, beginning April 29
Listen to the first season’s nine episodes for various perspectives on homelessness in Philadelphia, including stories of “hopelessness, struggle, reflection, recovery and strength.”

The Shame Files

“Film critics cross movies they should have already seen off of their List of Shame. Each episode they dive into a movie that’s new to them and discuss it in depth.”

Hosts: Ryan Silberstein and Jill Malcolm
New episodes: Monthly
Listen to learn more about the movies you love and the ones you know you should’ve seen by now.

Birds with Friends

The podcast “dissect[s] everything about the Philadelphia Eagles.”

Hosts: Sheil Kapadia and Bo Wulf of The Athletic
New episodes: Weekly

Listen to discover everything about the Eagles, including this duo’s draft predictions, game recaps and strong reactions.

Sex With Timaree

“She conducts fascinating interviews and answers listener questions as part of her lifelong search for rational, sex-positive, empirically-based knowledge about sexuality.”

Host: Timaree Schmidt
New episodes: Weekly
Hear Dr. Schmidt interview guests and answer listener questions as part of her mission to promote more rational knowledge around sexuality.

Beer Busters

“A bi-weekly podcast featuring guests from craft beer enthusiasts to home brewers to members of the craft beer industry including commercial brewers, brewery reps and owners.”

Hosts: Dan Baker, Wayne Baker and Steph Heffner
New episodes: Bi-weekly
Listen to find your next happy hour spot, while learning about Philly’s sprawling beer scene.

Philadelphia Free Library Podcast

“An easy way to participate in the author events and lectures that take place at the Central Library.”

Hosts: Various
New episodes: Three to four times per week
The go-to ICYMI hub for all of the Free Library’s popular author events.

Philly Famous

“Conversations with both established and up-and-coming Philadelphians who are doing interesting and innovative things in all areas of professional life.”

Host: Greg Holdsman
New episodes: Bi-monthly
Listen to find out who’s who in the Philly professional scene, and hear from some old favorites.

Full Belly Laughs

“It’s a dinner party meets board game night with comedians.”

Host: Brian Durkin
New episodes: Weekly
Listen for non-stop jokes about topics related to food. Durkin invites guests on for funny conversation about everything from the best cheesesteak toppings to the best burrito fillings.