I used to have a 40+ minute one-way commute and I passed the time by learning (and being entertained) via podcast and then I got sucked into this world.  Here are several of the podcasts that I listen to on a regular basis even thought I'm not commuting anymore.  Some of these are not going to be to your taste (standard YMMV disclaimer!)

Quotes are how the podcasts describe themselves.  I did not categorize them as some can defy conventional categorization.  I will be slowly adding in my own take over time.

"99% Invisible is a sound-rich, narrative podcast hosted by Roman Mars about all the thought that goes into the things we don’t think about — the unnoticed architecture and design that shape our world."
"Journalist and bestselling author Michael Lewis takes a searing look at what’s happened to fairness in American life through the lens of people who depend on public trust."
"Akimbo's a podcast about our culture and about how we can change it. About seeing what's happening and choosing to do something.
The culture is real, but it can be changed. You can bend it."
"What does it mean to be "all in" the gospel of Jesus Christ in the latter days? The answers might surprise you. All In is a podcast from LDS Living, where we explore this question with the help of individuals who are striving to live their faith every day—just like you."
"Sit across the table from one of the foremost experts in leadership and business. In his simple and approachable style, Pat tackles every topic related to the world of work (and some that aren’t). From culture to family to building world-class organizations, Pat brings his wisdom, humor, and insight together to provide actionable advice for leaders everywhere."
Business Wars
"Business Wars gives you the unauthorized, real story of what drives these companies and their leaders, inventors, investors and executives to new heights — or to ruin."
"We tell our children unsettling fairy tales to teach them valuable life lessons, but these cautionary tales are for the education of the grown-ups — and they are all true. Tim Harford brings you stories of awful human error, tragic catastrophes, daring heists and hilarious fiascos. They’ll delight you and scare you, but also make you wiser."
"Discover leadership wisdom through Insightful Conversations"
Conversations with Tyler
"[A]n interview series in which George Mason economist Tyler Cowen engages today’s deepest thinkers in wide-ranging explorations of their work, the world, and everything in between."
"In this podcast, your hosts discuss the importance of doing the right thing, at the right time, with the right tools. To us, this is one of the keys to software craftsmanship. We talk about experiences we've had and share advice on improving software development outcomes."
"Faith Matters seeks to be a companion on the journey of faith through expansive conversations about the restored gospel of Jesus Christ."
"Economics podcast for daily life. Weekly interviews with guests ranging from small business owners to Nobel Laureates."
"Host Stephen J. Dubner has surprising conversations that explore the riddles of everyday life and the weird wrinkles of human nature — from cheating and crime to parenting and sports."
Hidden Brain
"Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships."
Imaginary Worlds
"[A]bout Sci-Fi and other fantasy genres -- how we create them and why we suspend our disbelief."
Leading Saints
"Leading Saints is a nonprofit organization with a mission to enhance leadership ability and capacity of lay religious leaders in order to accelerate the mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints."
"So often, people use legacy code as a pejorative term. The kind of thing that you never want to be accused of building, the kind of project that no one wants to touch, the kind of codebase that devs are eager to rewrite from scratch. This is the kind of mentality that this show is out to shift."
"The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting and presented in 3D immersive audio. In every episode, host LeVar Burton invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story."
Maxwell Institute
"Bringing the Maxwell Institute experience from BYU straight to your ears."
"Freakonomics co-author Steve Levitt tracks down other high achievers for surprising, revealing conversations about their lives and obsessions. Join Levitt as he goes through the most interesting midlife crisis you’ve ever heard — and learn how a renegade sheriff is transforming Chicago’s jail, how a biologist is finding the secrets of evolution in the Arctic tundra, and how a trivia champion memorized 160,000 flashcards. "
Planet Money
"The economy explained. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening."
"Tune in to the Radical Candor Podcast to learn to love your job and kick ass at work without losing your humanity by practicing the principles of Radical Candor. Improve your feedback and communications skills, become a better leader, manager or team player, and drive your #careergoals in the direction of your dreams."
"Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience."
"Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell’s journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past — an event, a person, an idea, even a song — and asks whether we got it right the first time. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance."
"Through long-form interviews with economists, policymakers and other guests, The New Bazaar explores how the economy is constantly altering the way we live -- and how our choices in life are reflected back into the economy."
"THE TRUTH makes movies for your ears: short stories that are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, and always intriguing. Each story is different, and usually about 20 minutes long. We take you to unexpected places using only sound. For best results, use headphones!"
The Pitch
"Forget everything you think you know about the world of venture capital. Host Josh Muccio takes listeners behind closed-doors and into the room where deals are made."
"Politics minus bile plus jokes. Avowed independent and comedian Andrew Heaton examines current events with his deranged friends, then slops humor on top."
"What is your Working Genius? The Working Genius Podcast is designed to help people identify their natural gifts and joy and fulfillment in their work and life."
"Troubleshooting Agile is a weekly problem-solving session hosted by Douglas and Jeffrey on software delivery and team productivity."
"NPR's weekly news quiz hosted by Peter Sagal. Have a laugh and test your knowledge with today's funniest comedians and a celebrity guest."
"Professor Elizabeth Joh helps an anxious Roman Mars make sense of the maelstrom of news by teaching us all Constitutional Law"
"[C]enters around one extraordinary workplace – from an award-winning TV writing team racing against the clock, to a sports team whose culture of humility propelled it to unexpected heights."
"Each year, Brigham Young University Religious Education professors produce hundreds of publications on subjects related to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This podcast brings this research into one place to enlighten the everyday seeker of truth. Interviewing the author, we discuss why the study was done, why it matters, and why the professor chooses to be both a scholar, and a disciple. This is Y Religion."


I used to listen to this and either because they ended (The West Wing Weekly ran through the whole show) or I needed to make place for something else, these are podcasts that I have found valuable in the past and you might to.

Masters of Scale
"LinkedIn Co-Founder Reid Hoffman show[s] how companies grow from zero to a gazillion. The series unfolds like a music-infused detective story as Hoffman tests his theories with famous founders."
"Dan will choose one book that has made an impression on him, ask its author three key questions and give you the most value possible in less than twenty minutes."
"[A] podcast on people and organizations aiming for the boss level. Boss level is the status a person or an organization achieves by making a better quality of life for themselves and others by doing what they need to do regardless of all the haters and obstacles out there."
Dear HBR
"The advice show for workplace dilemmas. We take your questions and offer a better way forward."
HBR Ideacast
"A weekly podcast featuring the leading thinkers in business and management."
Intelligence Squared
"Intelligence Squared is the world’s premier forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Live and online we take you to the heart of the issues that matter, in the company of some of the world’s sharpest minds and most exciting orators."
The Sporkful
"The Sporkful isn't for foodies, it's for eaters. Each week on our podcast we obsess about food to learn more about people. We're known for our thoughtful discussions about race, culture, and body image, as well as for our funny and absurd conversations with comics about how they like to eat certain dishes."
The West Wing Weekly
"The West Wing Weekly is an episode-by-episode discussion of one of television’s most beloved shows, co-hosted by one of its stars, Joshua Malina, along with Hrishikesh Hirway of Song Exploder."

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