11 podcasts you need to listen to if you want to literally LOL

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Yeah, true crime podcasts are great and all, but sometimes you need a break from all that, well, crime. As we’ve said before, podcasts have gained serious popularity over the last few years and there is literally a podcast for everything. So, to make our commutes more tolerable, we’ve turned our attention to comedy podcasts. We’ve rounded up 11 of the most lol-worthy podcasts to listen to if you literally want to laugh out loud, from the iconic My Dad Wrote a Porno to the satirical agony aunt spoof Dear Joan and Jericha, these are guaranteed to get you chuckling. Expect some odd looks from your fellow commuters…

My Dad Wrote A Porno

my dad wrote a porno podcast

Episodes: 113

Length: Around 40 minutes

Listen on: Apple Podcasts, Acast, Spotify, Stitcher, PlayerFM

What’s it about?

Seriously, if haven’t listened to this what have you even been doing with your life? Imagine if your dad wrote an erotic novel. Most people would curl up and die and pretend it had never happened, not Jamie Morton, who instead turned it into an award-winning podcast. Hosted by Jamie and his friends James Cooper and Radio 1 DJ Alice Levine, each week Jamie reads a chapter from his dad’s books (yes, there are multiple books) whilst the trio rip his writing apart and laugh themselves silly.  This podcast is definitely NSFW but had us literally cracking up and laughing out loud on our commute. Plus, don’t miss the bonus Footnotes episodes when the trio interview a celebrity guest fan each week.

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The Guilty Feminist

the guilty feminist podcast

Episodes: 140

Length: Around 1 hour

Listen on: Apple Podcasts, Spotify, PlayerFM, Stitcher, Acast

What’s it about?

Comedian Deborah Frances-White hosts this weekly feminist comedy podcast with special guests in front of a live audience to discuss all things feminism while simultaneously discussing the insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that underlie their principals. They start every episode with “I’m a feminist but…” and list off the hilarious confessions that make them a ‘bad’ feminist. It’s light-hearted, informative and empowering, trust us, it’s absolutely hilarious.

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Dear Joan and Jericha

dear joan and jericha podcast

Episodes: 8

Length: 20-30 minutes

Listen on: Apple Podcasts, Acast

What’s it about?

Equal parts filthy and brilliant, this satirical spoof podcast isn’t for the easily-offended or faint-hearted. Hosted by Vicki Pepperdine and Julia Davis as the fictional agony aunts, Joan and Jericha, the duo dole out some of the most absurd, judgy, bitchy and totally un-politically correct life advice we’ve ever heard. It’ll have you in stitches and wanting to binge-listen to the whole lot.

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Betch Slapped

betchslapped podcast

Episodes: 129

Length: Around 40 minutes

Listen on: Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud

What’s it about?

If you’re as obsessed with the Betches Instagram account as us, then you have to listen to their podcast. They actually have several podcasts covering different topics but Betch Slapped is our personal fave. Hosted by the three founders of Betches, each week the girls sit down to discuss celebrity gossip, TV shows, friendship and careers with their signature, sassy sense of humour.

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2 Dope Queens

2 dope queens podcast

Episodes: 78

Length: Around 1 hour

Listen on: Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, PlayerFM, Spotify

What’s it about?

Part stand-up, part discussion hosted by BFF comedians Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams who discuss everything from sex and online dating to race and tiny house trends. It’s recorded in front of a live audience as well so you’ll feel like you’re at a comedy show listening to it. No wonder it’s one of the top-rated comedy podcasts on iTunes. Unfortunately, 2 Dope Queens has finished indefinitely but there’s a great back catalogue to listen to.

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RuPaul: What’s The Tee? With Michelle Visage

rupaul whats the tee podcast

Episodes: 196

Length: 1 hour or more

Listen on: Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Acast, Soundcloud, Stitcher, PlayerFM

What’s it about?

Any self-respecting fan of Ru Paul’s Drag Race needs to listen to this podcast. Seriously. RuPaul and Michelle Visage have great chemistry on and off the screen and it really makes this podcast; they spill the tee on everything from pop culture to beauty advice and of course all the behind-the-scenes gossip from Drag Race.

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Anna Faris is Unqualified

anna faris is unqualified podcast

Episodes: 214

Length: Around 1 hour

Listen on: Apple Podcasts

What’s it about?

In case you didn’t know, comedian and Hollywood actress, Anna Faris, has a podcast. Every episode she brings in a new celebrity guest to offer up relationship and life advice to real people, and we’re not going to lie, it’s pretty funny.

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Throwing Shade

throwing shade podcast

Episodes: 382

Length: Around 1 hour

Listen on: Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, PlayerFM

What’s it about?

Hosted by Erin Gibson a.k.a “Feminasty” and Bryan Safi a.k.a “Homosensual”, Throwing Shade is a political comedy podcast which delivers the duo’s fresh take on pop culture, women’s rights, LGBT issues and other adult topics with their uniquely witty sense of politically incorrect humour. Entertainment Weekly called it “the perfect combination of silly, intelligent, cynical and charming”. We’re sold.

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My Favourite Murder

my-favourite-murder-podcast

Episodes: 270

Length: 1 hour or more

Listen on: Apple Podcasts, Spotify, PlayerFM, Stitcher

What’s it about?

Yes, first and foremost this is a true crime podcast, but it also happens to be legitimately hilarious. Hosted by BFF’s and true crime superfans, Karen Killgraff and Georgia Hardstark, the duo discuss their favourite murders each week, as the title suggests. It’s light-hearted, funny and a welcome break from the seriousness of true crime; it feels just like having a conversation with friends.

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The Read

the read podcast

Episodes: 250

Length: 1-2 hours

Listen on: Apple Podcasts

What’s it about?

Kid Fury and Crissle weigh in on the latest happenings in the world of hip-hop and pop culture in this lol-worthy weekly podcast. Listening to The Read feels like hanging out with your friends and talking sh*t about anything and everything. The episodes are super long but they’re great to dip in and out of or have on in the background while you’re doing other things.

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Guys We F****d

guys we fcked podcast

Episodes: 260

Length: 1-2 hours

Listen on: Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Soundcloud, PlayerFM, Acast

What’s it about?

This one is definitely NSFW and adult only, but nevertheless, it’s still worth a listen. Comedy duo Corinne Fisher and Krystyna Hutchinson host this brutally honest anti-slut shaming podcast where they recount stories about their sex lives and even interview the guys they’ve slept with. It’s literally our worst nightmare but it’s also hilarious.

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