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8 Memphis Podcasts To Keep You Entertained and Informed

Ever since “Serial” took the country by storm in the bygone era of 2014, podcasts have propagated like wildflowers, leaving us with a rich and diverse ecosystem of content. Fortunately for us, several Memphians have cracked the code on producing shows that are informative, entertaining, and wholly original. Check out these Memphis-based podcasts on your commute, while you work out, or while you’re cleaning your apartment. You’ll definitely find a new go-to podcast, and who knows? The host of the show COULD live just down the hall.

The blues served in a way that’s fun, engaging and enriching. You’ll love the hosts, the Southern soul vibes, and the music.

The ChangeMakers Podcast presented by cityCURRENT shares personal stories and insights from those who are giving back and making a difference so we can learn and do the same.

 

A Memphis Grizzlies podcast. Need we say more?

 

Like You is a mindfulness podcast for kids. They use breathing, affirmations, music, and imagination to explore feelings, relieve anxiety, encourage self-esteem, and grow empathy, all while having fun!

 

By day, Hayley Madden and Katja Barnhart are charged with educating young minds on lessons regarding literacy, arts and crafts, fractions, geometry, and so on. But, by night, the local educators stray away from their syllabi to touch on the topics that they wish they could as the hosts of their comedy podcast, Night Classy.

Read more about them here.

 

Whether you are a lifelong resident or a new transplant, Memphis has something for you. If you’re interested in the past days of our fair city, this is the podcast for you. Where did the street names come from? Who exactly was “Boss” Crump and what did he do as mayor? We’ll take a deep look at how Memphis of the 21st century came to be. Come join us!

 

The Sidebar, hosted by Eric Barnes from The Daily Memphian, focuses on arts, culture and everything in between in Memphis, including interviews with people shaping the city and sometimes an exploration of topics stranger, funnier and more surprising than you might expect to hear.

 

For all you random fact lovers, Ungeniused is a show dedicated to covering the weirdest articles found on Wikipedia. Memphians Stephen Hackett and Myke Hurley are here to explain topics and share knowledge you’ll never be able to use in real life.

Know of any Memphis podcasts that should be on this list? Let us know in the comments or email contact@choose901.com for consideration.

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