Your daily car ride to work can be your daily time to catch up with the world around you, and there are likely few opportunities during the day when you and you alone are in control of what you can listen to.
Rather than turning on the radio and listening to the same three songs on repeat, many daily commuters have turned their drive time into opportunities to explore new hobbies, revisit old interests, or just become more informed and in touch with the world around them.
Podcasts are quickly replacing drive time deejays and moldy playlists, and 2016 has been a banner year for podcasts of all kinds.
There are thousands upon thousands of podcasts out there, and it can be really hard to sort through them all and figure out which ones are right for you. We are happy to narrow down that search a bit, though, and point you in the direction of 12 fantastic podcasts...