Hello! Spotify Podcast Editorial team here to share our favorite new podcasts on Spotify in May (so far). Here’s the list below organized by their genre.
JB Smoove and friend Miles offer a dose of daily wisdom brought to you by those tear-off daily inspirational calendars. JB Smoove will make you laugh and hopefully give you the motivation to become a better you.
A daily news podcast through a West Coast lens produced by the Los Angeles Times. This podcast will share original stories and investigations exploring California's influence on entertainment, culture, policy, and the world.
No topic is left untouched in the new podcast by Barely Famous' stars Erin and Sara Foster. Listen in on conversations about friendship, dating, aging, motherhood, and more with guests from Hollywood and beyond.
This bi-weekly podcast explores real-life creepy tales of weird creatures and monsters, scary places, and frightening people. This is not fiction though, all these stories are true which makes them even scarier. You'll want to sleep with the light on.
Returning for season two, Asian Enough is a podcast about being Asian American. Listen to guests share their personal stories about their identity as the podcast’s hosts seek to expand the definition of Asian American. Killing Eve star, Sandra Oh, is the first guest of the new season.
Life Jolt is a CBC podcast about women in Canada’s correctional system. Meet daughters, sisters, and mothers who are serving life sentences. This podcast isn’t just about life in prison, host Rosemary Green shares her own personal story about the challenges facing former inmates after prison and how the system makes it hard to transition to a life away from crime.
NBA and culture collide with Kenny Beecham's new podcast, Called Game. If you love the NBA and hearing from your favorite current and former players off the court, you'll want to listen. Plus, Kenny will also cover the NBA's growing influence in gaming, sneakers, and collectibles.
True Crime Podcasts
Season 3 of CounterClock investigates The Pelley Family murders in Indiana. Host Delia D'Ambra's year-long investigation travels back in time to learn about the case, the victims, and the evidence that led to the conviction of Jeff Pelley.
Wayne Simmons spent 27 years undercover with the CIA and when he retired he became a guest commentator on Fox News. But some say his CIA career was all a lie. So who really is Wayne Simmons? And why did he have some much influence on Americans' views of foreign policy? Alex French investigates.
If you love Hollywood and true crime, listen to Badlands, a weekly podcast exploring the most scandalous tales from Hollywood’s biggest stars. The first two episodes explore the life of Marilyn Monroe. Badlands is from Jake Brennan, creator and host of Disgraceland.
Do you have a favorite new podcast to recommend? Please let us know!