Celebrity Podcasts For Every Occasion!

Celebrities like Maria Menounos, Zooey Deschanel, and Conan O’Brien have podcasts that are perfect for every occasion!

Anything you’re doing- whether it’s a long drive, chores, or a walk- can be made more enjoyable by listening to a podcast. Lucky for us pop culture lovers, several celebs have decided to expand into the podcast world, resulting in some pretty entertaining shows. Here are celebrity podcasts for any mood or occasion!

When You’re Feeling Inspired

Podcasts are the perfect resources for your self-improvement journey. Better Together with Maria Menounos and I Weigh with Jameela Jamil introduce honest conversations with thought-leaders, experts, and influential celebrities. Both podcasts explore mental and physical health in a way that is sure to make an impact. Podcasts of this sort are a perfect listen for a long walk or run! You can strengthen your mind and body all at once.

When You’re in Need of a Good Laugh

Sometimes you just want to get out of your head and have a good laugh! Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend and Dear Chelsea with Chelsea Handler are must-haves for your podcast rotation. These two comedians can talk about practically anything and make it amusing. Dear Chelsea is a weekly advice show on iHeart radio, where Handler answers listener questions with hilarious honesty. On Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend, Conan discusses everything under the sun with an array of celebrity guests (or prospective friends). Though they differ in format, these shows leave you with the same feeling of pleasure. Comedic podcasts like these are the perfect way to liven up completing any sort of chores/upkeep around the house.


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When You’re Ready for The Tough Conversations

If you’re ready to dig deep with some groundbreaking conversations, Red Table Talk and Getting Curious are for you. Both shows are available in video and audio formats, depending on your preference. These two shows open up important conversations about race, sexuality, and representation. Red Table Talk features Jada Pinkett-Smith, her daughter Willow Smith, and mother Adrienne Banfield-Norris as they explore important topics deserving the spotlight. Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness is more exploratory in nature, covering topics ranging from magic mushrooms to fatphobia. These shows are perfect for when you have the time and focus, such as a long car ride.

When You’re Feeling Nostalgic

There are only so many times you can re-binge your favorite series. Luckily, a new genre of podcasts has been introduced: the rewatch podcast. On Office Ladies and Welcome To Our Show, original cast members revisit their cult-classic television series weekly. Office Ladies features Angela Kinsey and Jenna Fischer giving the inside scoop on what really went down behind the scenes of The Office. Welcome To Our Show features the hilarious trio of real-life friends Zooey Deschanel, Hannah Simone, and Lamorne Morris rewatching New Girl. Enjoy the nostalgia of these podcasts while enjoying a meal or doing some shopping.

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Allison Martinez

Allison Martinez is a senior Broadcast Journalism student at Washington State University who loves reporting on all things pop culture, sports, and news!