5 podcasts to improve your daily commute (or summer road trip!)

There’s only so much time you can spend belting the lyrics to all the Top 100 songs in your car before it becomes a repetitive mess. So, why not turn to something that will inspire, educate, or entertain you while cruising down the highway? Quite a few of us get our creative juices flowing by listening to podcasts.

Below are some of our favorites that you should definitely tune in to during a summer road trip or morning commute!

Often Ambitious

This podcast feels like a hang out session with some of your closest gal pals. Lindsey and Erika reel listeners in with their authenticity, transparency, humor and raw personalities. They also share valuable insights and captivating interviews with successful women who have taken action to pursue their dreams. Not to mention, they have the best intro of all time!

Death, Sex & Money

This podcast acknowledges the big questions and hard choices in life that are usually swept under the rug. Host Anna Sale is engaging and humorous while she has real, intimate discussions about what we care about the most: family, money, relationships and work. *Some episodes are tagged as explicit. Use discretion if kids are along for the ride.


For all of you true crime fans out there, this is the podcast for you! Host Sarah Koenig narrates a true story as she conducts investigative journalism work towards an old, cold murder case. This podcast will keep you on the edge of your seat, waiting for what might happen next. *Episodes discuss topics that may be upsetting, especially to children. Use discretion if kids are along for the ride.

Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!

Do you like current events quizzes? We do! Have a laugh and test your news knowledge while figuring out what’s real and what’s not by listening to NPR’s beloved game show.  

Off the Rock, On the Record

By the way, we have our very own podcast here at Obsidian! Our rock-star team shares insight and expertise on a variety of topics in the public relations industry. Check out our latest episode here. Let us know what you think!