25 Best Controversy Podcasts
Here are 25 Best Controversy Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Cases and Controversies
Arlington, Virginia, US
Cases and Controversies, from Bloomberg Law, brings you the latest from the Supreme Court. 'Sneak Peek' episodes preview each week's oral arguments at the high court, while 'Deep Dive' episodes explore a critical legal issue from all sides, with in-depth interviews of top Supreme Court advocates, law professors, lawyers, legal journalists, and judges.
Also in Bloomberg Law Podcasts, Court Podcasts
Play⋅ 8.5K⋅ 10.6K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 22 min Get Email Contact
2. Two Psychologists Four Beers
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Two psychologists drink at least four beers while discussing news and controversies in science, academia, and beyond. Dedicated to talking on the controversy, join hosts Michael Inzlicht & Yoel Inbar on this podcast and get to hear what they discuss on various topics.
Play⋅ 5.1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 73 min ⋅ May 2018 Get Email Contact
3. Inside Science | BBC Radio 4
London, England, UK
Dr. Adam Rutherford and guests illuminate the mysteries and challenge the controversies behind the science that's changing our world.
Also in Science Podcasts, BBC Podcasts, UK Science Podcasts, BBC Science Podcasts
Play⋅ 916K⋅ 539.1K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 31 min Get Email Contact
4. Making Sense with Sam Harris
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris, as he explores some of the most pressing and controversial questions of our time.
Also in Philosophy Podcasts, Wisdom Podcasts
Play⋅ 537.8K⋅ 1.6M⋅ 154.1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 63 min ⋅ Sep 2013 Get Email Contact
5. AsapSCIENCE - Sidenote
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mitch and Greg of AsapSCIENCE chat about controversial subjects. Then they research and splice in all the mind-blowing science throughout so you are entertained while simultaneously learning. Each week, they dive into a new controversial topic to learn more about themselves and the world around them.
Play⋅ 713.3K⋅ 561.1K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 53 min ⋅ May 2018 Get Email Contact
6. Business Wars Daily
Business rivals are doing battle every day. On Business Wars Daily, we'll give you a brief daily update on the latest wars between the world's biggest companies. Hosted by David Brown, listeners will get an inside look at some of today's most controversial disputes and most surprising business stories: Uber and Lyft competing to invest in city scooters. The latest movie theater grudge match between DC and Marvel. Coffee companies fighting to fill your cup of joe in the morning. New episodes every Monday through Friday.
Also in Business News Podcasts
Play⋅ 5.9K⋅ 16.2K ⋅4 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 4 min ⋅ Jul 2018 Get Email Contact
7. Arguing History
In the Arguing History podcast, leading scholars face over big historical questions & the historians discuss controversial historical topics.
Play⋅ 89⋅ 33 ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 52 min ⋅ Jun 2017 Get Email Contact
8. American History Too!
Pulling back the curtain on all the great debates and controversies of American History. Get ready to hear on more diverse topics relating to American History & more.
Play⋅ 235⋅ 872 ⋅ Oct 2014 Get Email Contact
9. Defense in Depth
San Francisco, California, US
Defense in Depth promises clear talk on cybersecurity's most controversial and confusing debates. Once a week we choose one controversial and popular cybersecurity debate and use the InfoSec community's insights to lead our discussion.
Also in Cyber Security Podcasts, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Podcasts
Play⋅ 590 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 31 min ⋅ Jan 2019 Get Email Contact
10. The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe
The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is a weekly science podcast discussing the latest science news, critical thinking, bad science, conspiracies, and controversies.
Also in Skeptic Podcasts, Pseudoscience Podcasts
Play⋅ 1M⋅ 84K⋅ 8.5K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Sep 2005 Get Email Contact
11. The Reality Check
The Reality Check is a weekly Canadian show that explores a wide range of controversies and curiosities by probing popular myths and exposing the surprising truth behind them. The listeners of this podcast can differentiate fact from fiction, yet tries to strike a balance between providing entertainment and information.
Also in Critical Thinking Podcasts
Play⋅ 3.9K⋅ 707⋅ 161 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 33 min ⋅ Aug 2008 Get Email Contact
12. Necessary Blackness Podcast
Necessary Blackness is a widely popular podcast by award-winning journalist and filmmaker Rahiem Shabazz. Necessary Blackness reaches over 10,000 people weekly and is for those who are unapologetic in showing their appreciation and love for black culture and people - a Controversial Film About the School-to-Prison Pipeline.
Also in Prison Podcasts
Play⋅ 11.7K⋅ 13.3K ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 38 min ⋅ Dec 2016 Get Email Contact
This Podcast is about grinding your way through life stirring up controversy and trying to play a few RPGs along the way. They talk about religion, aliens, and other fun controversial topics.
Play⋅ 109⋅ 269 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 81 min ⋅ Dec 2016 Get Email Contact
14. The Five Podcast
New York City, New York, US
The hot topics that have everyone talking from the five voices that will have everyone listening. Don't miss 'The Five' as they discuss, debate, and at times debunk the hot news stories, controversies, and issues of the day.
Also in Fox News Podcasts
Play⋅ 266.1K⋅ 178.7K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 47 min ⋅ Apr 2017 Get Email Contact
15. Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping Point
Del Mar, California, US
Explore controversial science with leading researchers and their critics who are the leading source for intelligent skeptic-versus-believer debate. This podcast is hosted by Alex Tsakiris.
Play⋅ 4.6K⋅ 3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 68 min ⋅ Dec 2014 Get Email Contact
16. Stuff They Don't Want You To Know
Atlanta, Georgia, US
From UFOs to psychic powers and government conspiracies & controversies, history is riddled with unexplained events. You can turn back now or learn on the Stuff They Don't Want You To Know.
Also in Conspiracy Podcasts
Play⋅ 38.8K⋅ 12.5K ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 54 min ⋅ Oct 2013 Get Email Contact
17. The Art Law Podcast
New York, US
The Art Law Podcast by lawyers Steve Schindler and Katie Wilson-Milne. They host discussions about topics at the intersection of art and law with their distinguished guests about the recent art world controversies.
Also in Law Podcasts
Play⋅ 14 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 41 min ⋅ Jan 2018 Get Email Contact
18. Conspiracy Theories
Los Angeles, California, US
The truth is rarely the best story. And when it's not the only story, the truth deserves another look. Every Wednesday, we tell the complicated stories behind the world's most controversial events and possible cover-ups. Conspiracy? Maybe. Coincidence? Maybe. Complicated? Absolutely. Engage in this informative and entertaining truth behind the told story.
Play⋅ 19.2K⋅ 24.5K ⋅8 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 43 min ⋅ Dec 2013 Get Email Contact
19. Boxing 4 Free - B4F
Boxing writer & host Andrew Schweitzer discusses the news, commentary, predictions, results, fights & controversies of professional boxing on this podcast.
Play⋅ 398 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 29 min ⋅ Sep 2012 Get Email Contact
20. The Controversial Exchange
Reno, Nevada, US
An extension of The Daily BA, The Controversial Exchange podcast talks about the tougher conversations about human behavior. Tune in to learn how a certain behavior matters or leads thought-provoking or allay of thoughts.
Play⋅ 9.9K⋅ 2.1K ⋅ Jan 2019 Get Email Contact
21. Beyond Binary Thinking
A psychologist, a philosopher, and an anthropologist walk into a Podcast. We hope to offend anyone that holds entrenched views, pop some bubbles, air out some echo chambers, see if we can tackle familiar controversies, and try and find a third way, a second dimension, or maybe just a fresher perspective on current political, social and psychological debates. It's all about dialogue and beyond binary thinking!
Play⋅ 374⋅ 117 ⋅4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 91 min ⋅ Jun 2018 Get Email Contact
22. Bob Romanik - The Grim Reaper Of Radio
Belleville, Illinois, US
Bob Romanik - The Grim Reaper Of Radio, delivers his not so politically correct insight on controversial issues. Listen as to what from a different perspective is the point which he makes.
Play⋅ 147 ⋅ Dec 2013 Get Email Contact
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|FOX News Radio||radio.foxnews.com||261|
|Frankbranches, Erick, VincentAuron, Pandalicious||rpgrinders.podbean.com||70|
|Dr. Steven Novella||theskepticsguide.org||47|
|Steve Schindler & Katie Wilson-Milne||artlawpodcast.com||44|
Controversy Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Necessary Blackness Podcast||4|
|Black Land Owner||1|
|Mumia Abu Jamal||1|
|Rare Earth Metals||1|
|How To Citizen||1|
|To The Stars Academy||1|
|David De Jong||1|
|Eat The Rich||1|