Podcasts - Spotify has way too many of them

I knew they had been proliferating, but this seems crazy to me. 1 million shows added this year sounds like another side effect of Covid - too many people with too much time on their hands.

Yeah a lot of people seem to have started podcasts during the pandemic which is good and bad

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That’s an insane amount of podcasts!

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I find, as with anything, find something that meets with your interests and maybe venture out of comfort for the odd item.

I have a few I listen to on iTunes, and a couple on Spotify.

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I listen while I crochet, so I don’t have to look at the tv

Never listen… Maybe it is time to start :slight_smile:

Wow, that is a lot! However, podcasts may no longer be a niche category overall but I think it’s definitely true that there is the popular people podcasts, the radio station/news digest podcasts and the niche topic podcasts.
So there’s basically podcasts on everything and some people listen to meditation or story podcasts to sleep so that’s a whole other category where you might rack up a lot of regular listeners.