It’s the new year so why not start 2021 by listening to podcasts? Whether you enjoy true crime, lifestyle, or if you simply just want to laugh out loud, I’ve got you covered! Happy listening! Get your daily dose of anything and everything; here are 5 podcasts you need to listen to in 2021:

1. The Bitch Bible by Jackie Schimmel

Starting off strong with the Bitch Bible is one of the most relatable podcasts out there! Schimmel keeps it one hundred percent real with her listeners. She is not only unapologetically herself, but she is hilarious and discusses important topics such as sex, pop culture, and millennial struggles. Jackie’s podcast tagline is “A podcast that dares to say what many are thinking, but only a bitch would say.”


2. True Crime Obsessed

This is for all my true crime junkies – True Crime Obsessed podcast is hosted by Patrick Hinds and Gillian Pensavalle. Hear Patrick and Gillian’s take on infamous cases and documentaries such as “The Ted Bundy Tapes,” “The JonBenét Ramsey case,” “Abducted in Plain Sight,” and many more. They discuss these cases with humor and sass. This is hands down the best comedy/true crime podcast you need in your life!


3. Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

See what Jonathan Van Ness and experts are curious about! Getting Curious is a weekly exploration podcast that discusses and covers anything and everything on this earth. Van Ness covers topics with experts, from LGBTQ+ laws to kittens, and has an optimistic take on these issues. This is one of the best ways to stay informed about topics that are digestible yet brilliant.


4. The Beauty Brains

“The Beauty Brains” shed light on beauty questions answered by real cosmetic chemists. It covers a variety of beauty topics such as beauty routines, sulfate-free shampoos to whether if micellar water is good for your skin. In addition to educating listeners about how to be a conscious consumer, the podcast debunks misconceptions and provides useful advice and reviews about products. So before dropping $100 at Sephora on skincare, give this podcast a listen and see for yourself!


5. Unlocking Us with Brené Brown

#1 New York Times best-selling author Brené Brown explores ideas, human experiences, books, and films. Brown talks about having difficult conversations, connections, and vulnerability. She keeps it real, honest, and direct and talks about what it really means to be human. Brown brings well-known guests such as Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Dolly Parton, and many more. Her podcast tagline is “We don’t have to do life alone. We were never meant to.”


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