My Favorite Things


This month, my favorite thing is podcasts and how they have saved our road trips.


The Hubster and I spend a lot (LOT) of time in the car. Pretty much for the last 9.5 years.

After we got married, we moved from Buffalo to Long Island and spent a lot of our time driving back and forth from Long Island to Buffalo. (We flew sometimes, but that got expensive.)

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We didn’t have satellite radio yet so we ended up listening to CDs.


Then we got satellite radio and I wanted to scratch my ears out.

The Hubster and I don’t really agree on music.

Like at all.

He likes talk radio (snooze) and house dance music.

And then I found podcasts.

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Serial was the first podcast I ever listened to.

We had a weird weekend where I ended up driving back and forth from Pittsburgh to Buffalo twice in one weekend. (I’m insane.)

So I listened to Serial the entire way there and back.

I mean it was so good and I couldn’t stop listening or talking about Adnan Syed to literally everyone around me.

About a year later, I finally got The Hubster to listen to it and he was hooked.

Now, we listen to true crime podcasts in the car all the time.

I think there’s something wrong with us.


Here are some of our favorites.

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S-Town is the craziest, weirdest, most addictive podcast ever.

Throughout the first episode you’re going to be all, what in the h!@# is this and why am I listening?

But at the very end of the episode, you’ll be, OMG, I can’t stop listening.

It’s that good.

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Like I said – we can’t stop listening to true crime.

This wasn’t our favorite, but it kept our interest.

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This guy was crazy. Like CRAZY.

They made this into a mini-series that I haven’t watched yet.

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This was a new one and it’s a little bit crazy to think all this happened in a super small town.

The Hubster and I have theories like probably everyone else.

Hopefully the publicity from this podcast will help solve these murders.

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We are in the middle of this one and it’s scary and sad and kind of unbelievable.

I also have the urge to get in the car so we can finish listening!

What are your favorite podcasts?

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