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The Best Podcasts for Nerds

Updated July 19, 2020 3.2k votes 737 voters 14.7k views47 items

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There are so many geeky podcasts floating around, it can be hard to know which ones are up your alley. If you’re seeking new podcasts for nerds, then this list has you taken care of. Whether you’re a nerd for TV shows from the '90s, comic books, science fiction, or true crime, there are plenty of nerdy podcasts on here for you to listen to in between games of D&D. Some of these podcasts might even help you out with your next move. You can even listen to D&D podcasts while playing D&D. Put your earbuds in and take a gander at this list of the best podcasts for nerds. 

With so many different types of nerds out there, the podcasts nerds listen to can fit under such a huge umbrella that you can bet that almost anything you’re interested in has a couple of people talking into a microphone about it. Not all podcasts that are nerdy sound the same way. Some are mucho informational, while others are goofy and fun. And some manage to combine humor and intelligence in ways that are guaranteed to blow minds. If you’ve been looking for ideas about new podcasts to listen to, this list of nerd podcasts should keep you busy.

Vote on the nerdiest podcasts to listen to, and if this list of podcasts for geeks is missing your favorite nerd podcast, then add it yourself so your fellow nerdlingers can vote!

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  • Me, My Spouse, and a Die1
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    21

    Me, My Spouse, and a Die

  • Cafe Attic: A Video Game & Comic Book Podcast2
    77
    47

    Cafe Attic: A Video Game & Comic Book Podcast

  • Nerdcast3
    72
    60

    Nerdcast

    The Brazilian podcast with the greatest audience.

  • Throwdown Thursday4
    67
    57

    Throwdown Thursday

  • Crudely Drawn Swords5
    60
    61

    Crudely Drawn Swords

    You may wonder how listening to a group playing a game is interesting, but Crudely Drawn Swords answers that question with a fine balance of adventure and hilarious mayhem, turning a tabletop RPG into an epic collaborative story.

  • The Last Podcast on the Left6
    59
    62

    The Last Podcast on the Left

  • Geekset Podcast7
    10
    0

    Geekset Podcast

  • Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!8
    49
    56

    Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

  • The Nerdist9
    66
    79

    The Nerdist

  • My Favorite Murder10
    52
    69

    My Favorite Murder

  • The Cretins Guild11
    35
    47

    The Cretins Guild

  • The Warped Shelf Podcast12
    5
    5

    The Warped Shelf Podcast

  • Firebreathing Kittens Podcast13
    13
    17

    Firebreathing Kittens Podcast

  • digitalSoup Podcast14
    6
    11

    digitalSoup Podcast

  • Flick-Faced15
    4
    7

    Flick-Faced

  • Escape Pod16
    31
    52

    Escape Pod

  • The HP Lovecraft Literary Podcast17
    28
    49

    The HP Lovecraft Literary Podcast

  • Ask Me Another18
    29
    53

    Ask Me Another

  • Jay and Miles X-Plain The X-Men19
    26
    49

    Jay and Miles X-Plain The X-Men

  • Stuff They Don't Want You To Know20
    20
    42

    Stuff They Don't Want You To Know

  • Murder Dice21
    12
    28

    Murder Dice

  • You Must Remember This22
    20
    44
  • Imaginary Worlds23
    25
    53

    Imaginary Worlds

  • SModcast24
    23
    50

    SModcast

  • Mission Log25
    21
    48

    Mission Log