15 podcasts that will make you smarter


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Comedian Marc Maron is one of the best podcasters in the business.

There are so many great podcasts out now that you're guaranteed to find some you'll get addicted to.


And though there are plenty of entertaining options to check out, you can make the most of your next commute, workout, or laundry run by listening to one guaranteed to teach you something.

We've given you a few to get going, but it's by no means a definitive list.

From Terry Gross' intimate conversations on "Fresh Air" to the "Radiolab" team's clear but in-depth explorations of science, these are our top picks for expanding your listening diet.