The podcasting is blowing up and still very much on the rise, not just with bloggers and small businesses, but amongst the Hollywood elite as well. With podcasting becoming a more well recognized media platform, more and more celebrities are jumping on the “podcasting bandwagon”, so to speak. Want to find out more about who’s getting into the industry? Check out the list below to see some of Hollywood’s top podcasters!
Anna Faris – Anna Faris Is Unqualified
Anna Faris and co-host Sim Sarna, along with Hollywood’s biggest and brightest, attempt to address the relationship issues that we all face on a daily basis. Saving marriages and spewing relational wisdom, Anna and Sim are modern day cupids.
Kevin Smith & Jason Mewes – Jay & Silent Bob Get Old
Jason Mewes attributes his sobriety to this podcast. He says, “To name it is to claim it,” and that in telling stories about his past drug addictions, he stays clean and healthy. Kevin opens up about Jason in a recent article from Rolling Stones, and says, “Most people have a filter. They think it, and it drops through a filter before they say it. He doesn’t, so it goes from brain to mouth. He’s got a charming personality and a great disposition, where he gets away with saying some pretty heinous things that others wouldn’t.”
Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant – The Ricky Gervais Podcast
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant spend their time picking on their producer Karl Pilkington. Mr. Pilkington spews his philosophical nuggets. From the theory that there must have been a banana dispenser on the rocket that carried the first monkey into space, to the idea that the homeless should collect their own donations, since they have more time on their hands. Gervais and Merchant proceed to tear him to pieces.
Anderson Cooper – Anderson Cooper 360
Kevin Pollak – Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show
Kevin Pollak is most known for his roles in A Few Good Men (1992), Grumpy Old Men (1993) and its’ sequel, Grumpier Old Men (1995) , The Usual Suspects (1995), Casino (1995), The Whole Nine Yards (1999), and The Whole Ten Yards (2004.) Named by Comedy Central as one of the top 100 comedians of all time, Kevin Pollak is guaranteed to be a good laugh!
Bill Burr – Monday Morning Podcast
Most known for Date Night (2010), Walk of Shame (2014), The Heat (2013), and Daddy’s Home (2015), Bill Burr rants about relationship advice, sports and the Illuminati in this cynical, sarcastic, and pessimistic hour long show.
Shaq – The Big Podcast With Shaq
With guests such as Kobe Bryant, Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian, Adam Sandler, Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan, there’s never a dull moment. Listen to the Big Diesel talk news, entertainment, controversy, and his own life stories.
Alec Baldwin – Here’s The Thing
Alec Baldwin veers away from the norm and takes listeners inside the dressing rooms, apartments, and offices of various celebrities and well known individuals, such as Ira Glass, Lena Dunham, David Brooks, Roz Chast, and Chris Rock.
Chelsea Peretti – Call Chelsea Peretti
Most known for Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013), Parks and Recreation, and Kroll Show, Chelsea spends an hour each episode either going crazy on the phone, or going crazy on her own. It’s that simple. She has the occasional guest on the show, but it’s mostly just Chelsea and her over the phone antics.
John Oliver & Andy Zaltzman – The Bugle
“The Bugle, one of the universe’s leading satirical comedy podcasts, featuring John Oliver and Andy Zaltzman, lives on.”
The tagline says it all. As one of the longest running podcasts, The Bugle has been through a lot, but has pulled through and remains a fan favorite with listen stats regularly in the six figures.
Joe Budden – I’ll Name This Podcast Later
Joe Budden is most known for Mean Girls (2004), 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), Fast Five (2011), and he is joined by friends Marisa Mendez and Rory who chime in with their views on life, music, sex, and other random topics.
Snoop Dogg – Snoop Dogg’s GGN Podcast
The GGN Podcast (or Double G News), is a news show with a “hood life” perspective brought to you by Snoop Dogg himself. He interviews stars such as Khloe Kardashian, Ice Cube, Lil Dicky, Post Malone, and DJ Khaled, asking the raw questions and reporting for the streets.
Jillian Michaels – The Jillian Michaels Show
Jillian Michaels, America’s Health and Wellness guru, started podcasting back in 2011. She brings you an entertaining, inspirational, informative show that gives you tools to find health and happiness in all areas of your life.
Paula Deen – What’s Cooking with Paula Deen
Brody Jenner – Sex with Brody (Inactive)
As you guessed from the title, this show is about sex. Brody Jenner, Stevie Ryan, and sex and relationship therapist Dr. Mike Dow offer a fresh take tackling life’s biggest mystery, sex and intimacy, all through a celebrity and pop culture lens.
Brandi Glanville – Brandi Glanville Unfiltered
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills isn’t for everyone, but if it is something that gets you hooked, be sure to tune in to Brandi Glanville Unfiltered for interviews with star guests, dishes about pop culture, fashion and celebrity gossip, and behind the scenes access to Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi – Naturally Nicole Podcast
Fans of Jersey Shore who haven’t been following Snooki since the show stopped airing would be shocked by her transformation. Having cleaned up her act due to the birth of her son Lorenzo, Snooki began pursuing a healthier lifestyle. If you’re a fan of Snooki, you’ll love her angles on motherhood, hot topics in pop culture, and whatever else comes to mind.
Michael Rapaport – I Am Rapaport
Best known for Hitch (2005), The Heat (2013), and Inside Out (2011.), the often times offensive, Michael Rapaport doesn’t hold back. Listen for his profanity strung views on life, sports, music, film and everything in between.
Jay Mohr – Mohr Stories with Jay Mohr
Standup comedian and actor Jay Mohr talks showbiz, comedy, and life with his weekly guests who have included Jay Leno, Charlie Sheen, Adam Carolla, Ronda Rousey, and Ice Cube. Conversation can either be light and funny, or incredibly deep and heavy. So get ready for a real rollercoaster of a show!
Jerry Ferrara – Bad 4 Business
You’ll know him as Turtle from Entourage, but he’s back as himself in this hilarious show. Jerry gives his perspective on “daily things that make you wanna laugh, cry, and punch people”, as well as bringing in guests such as Ronda Rousey, Max Greenfield, Adrian Grenier, and Kevin Jonas.