The Liv Northgate Blog is featuring our favorite podcasts in this post. Liven up your daily commute with a good podcast. There are podcasts on every topic imaginable; if you don’t like our picks, there’s probably a podcast that fits your interests, you just have to search for it. We hope that you find one that suits your tastes this August!


The New Yorker: Fiction

Ever wanted to hear one of your favorite authors read and discuss a short story by one of your other favorite authors? Well, your dreams are about to come true. The New Yorker: Fiction invites famous writers like Colm Toibin, Junot Diaz, Jonathan Franzen, George Saunders, and Miranda July to read their favorite New Yorker stories. Click the link to hear more.


Modern Love

Love is complicated. Modern Love gives listeners a glimpse into other people’s most important relationships with heartfelt stories submitted to the Modern Love column in the New York Times. The Modern Love podcasts features famous actors reading these heartwarming tales. Chances are, your favorite actor has read one of these stories on the air. Search their archive to find out.


Stuff You Missed in History Class

Stuff You Missed in History Class explores the events, people, and histories you probably didn’t learn about when you were in school. Learn about obscure (but deeply interesting) topics and people by listening to this astounding podcast.


10 Minute Writer’s Workshop

The 10 Minute Writer’s Workshop features famous writers and authors giving listeners their best writing advice. Need advice on how to finish that short story? They’ve got it. Their advice can be applied to more than just writing. Use their tips on how to keep going with a project (even when times get tough) to help you accomplish your goals.


What’s your favorite podcast? Let us know in the comments, and we’ll check it out. Thanks for reading our post and have a great month here in Gilbert, AZ!