To the chagrin of aspiring white rappers everywhere, comedy podcasts have swagged their way into totally #blowingup over the past few years. As The New Yorker’s Cameron Tung noted in a recent piece titled How Podcasts Conquered Comedy, “Podcasting, like other means of digital distribution, has flattened the old order, circumventing the traditional gatekeepers of the entertainment industry.”
That totes hard-hitting quote aside, podcasting is kind of like craft beer–it’s a hobby that requires serious devotion in order to develop tastes and sensibilities, and can therefore be intimidating. Hopefully the guide below–a breakdown of some of the most influential podcasts for 20-somethings–will help:
1. Comedy Bang! Bang!
Overview: Since its inception in 2009, Comedy Bang! Bang! has become arguably the most successful comedy podcast out there, and has spawned an IFC show of the same name.
What It Brings To The Table:Comedy Bang! Bang! is best known for its…
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