Podcasts are taking over the media landscape – in the US, the number of people having listened to a podcast in the last month has steadily increased over the last decade, leading to 32% in 2019 – reason enough to celebrate International Podcast Day on September 30th. Just grab your smartphone, download a podcast app – and don’t forget to put on the right headphones if you don't want to annoy those around you. Whether you’re on the train, on your way to university, running in the park, or relaxing at home after work – put on the new MOMENTUM Wireless headphones from Sennheiser and off you go. We are introducing five podcasts you should not miss out on below.
1 – My Dad Wrote a Porno
Yes, you read that title right! While the idea of this happening would send most into hiding, podcasterJamie Morton turned this nightmare scenario into listening magic by starting his own podcast that helps his listeners overcome embarrassment. Every week he reads a chapter together with his friends James Cooper and Alice Levine and offers you your weekly dose of confrontation therapy.
2 – The Wired Podcast
Every Friday, James Temperton and his team deliver the latest news from the world of technology and innovation. The award-winning podcast from Wired magazine could well be the ideal place to start if you are looking for a high-quality tech-podcast.
3 – Fantasy Footballers
After the working day ends, you embark on a second life as a manager of a NFL Fantasy League and are after insider tips to build up your winning team? Fantasty football fanatics rejoice – Andy Holloway, Jason Moore, and Mike "The Fantasy Hitman" Wright are on hand to help with their brilliantly entertaining podcast. The three experts offer more than just really good entertainment, they also deliver wise analysis, strong opinions and match winning advice that can make the difference to your league standings.
4 – VIEWS with David Dobrik and Jason Nash
In this weekly podcast, David Dobrik and Jason Nash give you a look behind the scenes of their vlogs to tell you more about the real "YouTube life". The two very different personalities – a 22-year-old millionaire and a 40-something single dad – offer you insights into their contrasting worlds and discuss pop culture and their friendship. The pair publishes a new episode weekly.
5 –The Tim Ferriss Show
The New York Times called him "a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk", but most people know him because of his bestseller “The 4 Hour Work Week”. As a businessman and productivity expert, Tim Ferris offers you advice for a successful life. Every week, he gives insights from his life, projects and strategies, which you can use to improve your own life. If you are looking for the right tools to be successful, this podcast could be ideal for you.
The perfect podcast companion: Sennheiser's new MOMENTUM Wireless
Podcasts are perfect entertainment on the go. The new MOMENTUM Wireless headphones from Sennheiser enhance your favorite podcast with superior sound, while their remarkable craftsmanship and incredibly comfortable design ensure they are a treat to wear even for long listening sessions. Auto On/Off and Smart Pause features ensure you never miss a word: The new MOMENTUM Wireless headphones start up instantly when unfolded. When you take the headphones off, playback pauses and seamlessly resumes when you put the headphones back on. Three Active Noise Cancellation modes block out the outside world and let you fully immerse yourself in your favorite podcast. Alternatively, the Transparent Hearing function lets you enjoy your podcast and still be aware of your surroundings, if need be. Sennheiser’s new MOMENTUM Wireless is available as of now for 399 EUR (MSRP). Find out everything you need you know at www.sennheiser.com/momentumwireless
Start your own podcast with Sennheiser
Feel inspired to start your own podcast? Sennheiser has teamed up with music producer, sound engineer and professional podcaster Marc Mozart to help podcast beginners get started: The tutorial series "How to Podcast" offers a free podcast guide to kick things off – from concept creation to tips on the right recording software and the best microphone to marketing your very own podcast. The video series and all further information are available here: www.sennheiser.com/how-to-podcast
 Website (thepodcasthost.com). (March 12, 2019). Share of U.S. population that have listened to an audio podcast in the last month from 2008 to 2019 [Graph]. In Statista. Retrieved September 19, 2019, from https://www.statista.com/statistics/270365/audio-podcast-consumption-in-the-us/