8 NYC Podcasts to Make Your Commute Suck Less
Comedy! Meditation! Gambling!
Be honest: You spend your commute scrolling through random Instagram photos, playing Candy Crush and waiting to pull into a subway station with Wi-Fi so you can check your email.
We’re about to make your ride to work a million times better.
Those work emails can wait--here are eight New York City-centric podcasts to make the morning speed by.
“HOW WAS YOUR WEEK?”
THE GIST: NYC funny lady Julie Klausner (creator and star of the darkly funny Difficult People on Netflix) brings guests to her apartment to chat about their weeks in detail. Hilarity ensues.
LISTEN IF YOU LOVE: Inside Amy Schumer
“THE BOWERY BOYS”
THE GIST: Besties Tom Meyers and Greg Young are obsessed with New York, and their DIY podcast that traces the city’s unofficial history--like why getting across town has always been such a bitch--is a must-listen.
LISTEN IF YOU LOVE: Watching random documentaries on the History Channel
THE GIST: Taped live in New York City, two audience members sit on opposite sides of a partition and ask each other random questions about their lives. It’s silly, a little voyeuristic and surprisingly addictive.
LISTEN IF YOU LOVE: Blind dates