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The Best Podcasts for Nerds 

Jacob Shelton
Updated January 22, 2020 2.4k votes 696 voters 13.4k views 49 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 Die... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
Actual Play Pen added Me, My Spouse, and a Die
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Cafe Attic: A Video Game... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
Christian Shelton added Cafe Attic: A Video Game & Comic Book Podcast
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Nerdcast is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
IvanBatisse added Nerdcast

The Brazilian podcast with the greatest audience.

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Crudely Drawn Swords is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
CrudestSwords added 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.

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Throwdown Thursday is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
Jeanette Andriulli added Throwdown Thursday
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digitalSoup Podcast is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
NosajTrah added digitalSoup Podcast
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The Nerdist is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
The Nerdist
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The Last Podcast on the ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
The Last Podcast on the Left
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Wait Wait... Don't Tell ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
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Firebreathing Kittens Po... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
FirebreathingKittensPodcast added Firebreathing Kittens Podcast
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The Cretins Guild is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
BobHaines added The Cretins Guild
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Escape Pod is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
Escape Pod
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My Favorite Murder is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
My Favorite Murder
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Flick-Faced is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
jkrylo added Flick-Faced
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Imaginary Worlds is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
Imaginary Worlds
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The HP Lovecraft Literar... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
The HP Lovecraft Literary Podcast
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Ask Me Another is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
Ask Me Another
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Jay and Miles X-Plain Th... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
Jay and Miles X-Plain The X-Men
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SModcast is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
SModcast
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The Canon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
The Canon
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You Must Remember This ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
MeganAnderson added
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Game of Owns is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
Game of Owns
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Harmontown is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
Harmontown
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Rocket Talk is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
Rocket Talk
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Murder Dice is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Podcasts for Nerds
David Golden added Murder Dice