Top Podcasts for the Comedic, Curious, and Cultured Minds

— March 5, 2019

Podcasts are more popular than ever and are now embedded in the daily routine of millions of listeners. Looking for some inspiration, the iHeartRadio Canada app has loyal listeners covered if they are looking to add some quality content to the list, and for those who are new to podcasting, here’s a guide to help. Highlighted below are five notable podcasts on the app:
  1. THE JOE ROGAN EXPERIENCE: Winner of the iHeartRadio Podcast Awards for Best Comedy Podcast, THE JOE ROGAN EXPERIENCE is hosted by comedian, UFC commentator, and TV host, Joe Rogan. The long form podcast features in-depth conversations with guests including comedians, actors, musicians, MMA fighters, authors, artists, and beyond. Most recent episodes include rocker David Lee Roth, psychologist Dr. Phil, and comedians Dave Foley and Paul Greenberg, to name a few. Click here to stream now.
  2. VÉRONIQUE ET LES FANTASTIQUES: Véronique Cloutier, Québec’s #1 host, who has been coined Quebec’s Oprah Winfrey, arrives at the helm of VÉRONIQUE ET LES FANTASTIQUES. This Bell Media Radio podcast is made up of 15 collaborators on air while commuters make their way home. Click here to stream now.
  3. STUFF YOU SHOULD KNOW: Winner of the iHeartRadio Podcast Awards for Best Curiosity, STUFF YOU SHOULD KNOW provides listeners with enormous realm of interesting and unique information. Curious about champagne, Satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime, and Rosa Parks, then look no further – hosts Josh Clark and Charles W. “Chuck” Bryant have you covered. Click here to stream now.
  4. THE RON BURGUNDY PODCAST: Will Ferrell reprises his role as the legendary newscaster Ron Burgundy in THE RON BURGUNDY PODCAST! Featuring a new theme in each episode, Burgundy engages in conversation with guests in true “Ron Burgundy” fashion, which usually has a tendency to go off the rails. In Season 1, Burgundy addresses important issues like bullying, the mind-expanding nature of meditation, and attempts to ultimately answer the question “seriously, what is a podcast?” Click here to stream now.
  5. THE BEN AND ASHLEY I ALMOST FAMOUS PODCAST: Calling Bachelor Nation! Fan favourite former bachelor Ben Higgins and Ashley Iaconetti, the notorious crier from BACHELORETTE and BACHELOR IN PARADISE, cover relationships and recap new episodes of BACHELOR and BACHELORETTE in THE BEN AND ASHLEY I ALMOST FAMOUS PODCAST. The podcast also includes interviews with celebrities, past BACHELOR and BACHELORETTE contestants, and interactions from their most loyal fans. Click here to stream now.
Other Notable Podcasts from February:
  • The iHeartRadio Podcast Award for Breakout Podcast went to ARMCHAIR EXPERT WITH DAX SHEPARD. The podcast celebrated its one-year anniversary on February 14.
  • LISTEN TO MARIO – Mario Lopez sits down to have some fun, casual, in-depth conversations with lots of fascinating people. This podcast premiered on iHeartRadio on February 15, and the first episode features Mark-Paul Gosselaar a.k.a SAVED BY THE BELL’s hunk, Zack Morris!
Happy streaming Canada!


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