Eight podcast recommendations for your Thanksgiving roadtrip
Do you have a long car ride ahead of you this Thanksgiving? Here are some recommendations for some interesting podcasts to keep you occupied while you’re sitting in pre-Turkey Day traffic.
For the 90s television fan
Seincast: “Seincast” breaks down each and every episode of “Seinfeld” — in detail. The hosts review the episode, play clips, and share interviews from the hit television series.
For the nostalgic crowd
Get Mortified: Participants in the “Get Mortified” podcast dig through items from their childhood (think diaries, home movies, or artwork) to tell stories about their former selves.
For the left-leaning political humor fan
Lovett or Leave It: A former speechwriter for President Obama hosts a show recorded in front of a live audience that features figures from the entertainment world who discuss the latest news and play some games.
For those who never miss an advice column
Dear Sugars: A joint venture of the New York Times and WBUR, this “radically empathic advice show” offers guidance to letter writers looking for help with weighty topics like death, marriage, and childhood trauma.
For a deep-dive into a major local murder case
A Killing on the Cape: Fifteen years after the brutal murder of 46-year-old Christa Worthington in the small Cape Cod town of Truro, this podcast and its accompanying ABC documentary revisits the case and looks at the question of whether the right man was convicted.
For the cleaning-obsessed
Ask A Clean Person: Part how-to expert and part advice columnist, Jolie Kerr (author of “My Boyfriend Barfed in My Handbag . . . and Other Things You Can’t Ask Martha”) talks housekeeping and all things scrubbing with an approachable and funny personality.
For the ones who don’t like to be inside
The Dirtbag Diaries: Tales from all aspects of the outdoor adventure lifestyle are featured on this podcast — climbing, hiking, kayaking, biking, and more. The stories are generally timeless narratives that can be listened to any time, and offer fascinating insight based on real-life experiences in the outdoors.
For those who can’t wait to hit the slopes
High Falutin’ Ski Bums: As close as it gets to replicating the kind of chit-chat you’d find while driving on a skiing day trip. The hosts discuss drinking, marijuana, ski news, news of the weird, and more.
Emily Sweeney, Martha Schick, Matt Pepin, and Meredith Goldstein contributed.