If you want to take a break from your usual mystery genre, or you feel like your podcast playlist could do with an injection of strong, intelligent and sometimes irreverent women, sounding off on everything from politics to reality TV, we have some suggestions.
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What could be better than making a cup of tea and settling in with Annabel Crabb and Leigh Sales, two of Australia’s smartest high profile women, as they discuss politics, pop culture and food?
Listening to the Thinkergirls — Stacey June and Kristie Mercer — is like having a session with your best gal pals over a bottle of rosé. Covering things like relationships, sex, social media and finance, this is an irreverent take on subjects you think about all the time.
The High Low is a weekly pop culture and news podcast run by stylish British babes Pandora Sykes and Dolly Alderton, who previously co-hosted The Pandolly Podcast. Each week they tackle one high-brow topic, and one low-brow topic, e.g. Emmanuel Macron and Eurovision.
You know the warm and fuzzies you get when you have a long phone call with a friend who’s moved away? This is what Call Your Girlfriend is all about. It’s a “podcast for long-distance besties everywhere,” and is another that mixes high-brow and low-brow topics.
‘Should you come out at LGBTQI+ at work?’ ‘Why are women’s nipples such a big deal, and men’s aren’t?’ If you’ve never thought to ask your mum these questions, listen to this podcast for a fun way to learn the answers.
TV and radio personality Yumi Stynes leads this frank discussion about women's stories, with a focus on health, relationships and sexuality. She promises that "sometimes it will be funny, sometimes it will be heartbreaking, and sometime it's gonna get a bit wild." The first podcast will drop on September 7 — preview it here.