We’ve come along way from the days of satellite radios and A-tracks being our only methods of entertainment in our cars. Nowadays, your listening options are limitless. You can still choose to rock out to satellite radio or A-tracks in most vehicles, but you also have options of CDs, XM radios, or even connecting your mobile device to your car (hello podcasts, streaming services, sports games, and goodbye commercials). But even with all of those options, it’s still easy to find yourself in the middle of a cycle of the same 20 songs.
So to help you spice up your next drive, be it to the grocery store or the other side of the country, here are a few of our favorite listens for the car to help break up your Top 20 playlist.
White Lies – Great for anyone who is into true crime! White Lies uncovers the truths of the Alabama murder of Rev. James Reeb in 1965.
Blackout – Not your typical podcast, Blackout will transport you into an apocalyptic world through the eyes of young Simon Itani as he’s forced to save his family and the world.
The Dropout – Elizabeth Holmes dropped out of Stanford University and went on to convince the wealthiest men in America to invest in her sham of a medical tech company. The Dropout tells her captivating and unbelievable story.
Safe For Work – Get in the right mindset on your daily commute with Liz Dolan and Rico Gagliano. Starting in 2018, Safe For Work has been providing listeners with actionable ways for everything from navigating their work environments to avoiding burnout to negotiating a raise.
Gangster Capitalism – C13 Originals dives deep into the college admissions scandal that shook the nation. Celebrities, bribing, scams, lies – it all comes out in this podcast.
‘To Kill A Mockingbird’, the ‘Harry Potter’ series, ‘Game of Thrones’ – 2019 is a great year to relive a few old favorites.
With the HBO ‘Game of Thrones’ series coming to a close in early 2019, it’s a great time to fill that void by listening to George R.R. Martin’s original take on the story.
Not only is ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ a great American read and a Pulitzer Prize winner, but has taken to Broadway this year. If you can’t make it to The Big Apple, you can always bring the story to you.
Enter into the magical world of sorcery through the voice of Jim Dale. Maybe it’s a new adventure for you or maybe it will bring back the magic of your childhood, either way, Jim Dale’s take on your favorite characters’ voices will provide a renewed sense of wonder.
‘Stone Mattress’ – From the author of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ comes a new series of short stories, each with a different narrator. This audiobook’s style makes it a great option for shorter, more frequent drives.
Safe travels and happy listening!