15 Best Science Comedy Podcasts
Science Comedy Podcasts
Here are 15 Best Science Comedy Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Probably Science
Los Angeles, California, US
Three professional comedians and incompetent scientists take you through this week in science. Incompetently. Featuring Matt Kirshen, Andy Wood, Jesse Case and a rotating cast of special guests.
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Play⋅ 12.1K⋅ 4.9K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 68 min ⋅ Jan 2012 Get Email Contact
2. StarTalk Radio
Science, pop culture and comedy collide on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. Keep Looking Up! New episodes premiere Monday nights at 7pm ET.
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Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 50 min Get Email Contact
3. Well... That's Interesting
A Comedy Sciencey show for people who like learning weird sh*t. Like, can hair grow between your teeth? And could we ever lose our Moon? (Sadly, yes to both.) Join your queer hosts Jill ChaCha (2 degrees, 3 jobs) and Marisa Riley (gorgeous, comedian) as they tell the stories behind the facts.
Play⋅ 2.3K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 24 min Get Email Contact
4. Smart Enough to Know Better
Smart Enough to Know Better is a podcast of science, comedy and ignorance. Twice a month two professional performers chat about science stuff that excites them in a fun and accessible manner.
Play⋅ 388⋅ 525 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 62 min Get Email Contact
5. Sci Fight: Science/Comedy Debates
Sci Fight is a quarterly science comedy debate, with your qualified host, Alanta Colley (citation needed). Sci Fight brings together science folk and comedy folk and makes them debate significant issues in a silly way.
Play⋅ 628 ⋅2 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 88 min Get Email Contact
6. The Mad Scientist Podcast
Boston, Massachusetts, US
The Mad Scientist Podcast is a comedy show about the history and philosophy of science and pseudoscience. Hosted by Chris and Marie, join our intrepid hosts as they talk about all the weird stuff your science textbook left out. Because sometimes, the best way to learn how to think like a scientist is to talk about all the bad science floating around out there!
Play⋅ 6.7K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 54 min Get Email Contact
7. A Podcast Of Unnecessary Detail
We are looking for a science comedy podcast that doesn't skimp on the details. We've got you. One starting point sets off three different science stories from the trio behind the comedy phenomenon Festival of the Spoken Nerd. Stand-up mathematician Matt Parker experiments maestro Steve Mould and geek songstress Helen Arney take a single phrase and use it to investigate things that might not seem particularly interesting on the surface but become fascinating when you get down to the nitty and gritty.
Play⋅ 5.1K⋅ 16.3K ⋅12 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 43 min Get Email Contact
8. Daddy Daughter Talk Show
This is the Daddy Daughter Talkshow podcast. Despite the title, this is an innocent podcast, by which we mean we swear a lot, make poop jokes, discuss childhood trauma, and talk about science! It's a podcast where we explore our curiosity together and make sense of the world. It's a comedy podcast, a science podcast, and sometimes a foley work podcast.
Play 3 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 49 min Get Email Contact
9. Better Than Human
Better Than Human the Podcast. Your favorite comedy science podcast, where we humorously breakdown all the stupid, senseless, or downright silly things humans do and prove, once and for all, humans are not the epitome of the evolutionary chain.
Play⋅ 56⋅ 1.1K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 55 min Get Email Contact
10. Learn Real Good
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Learn Real Good is a podcast that brings science to the masses by combining comedy and cutting-edge science. We create a friendly and casual atmosphere to discuss STEM research with grad students. We want to peel back the curtain on how science is done and what it means to be a scientist while improving scientific literacy in the general public. We also want our audience to laugh their butts off.
Play⋅ 121⋅ 178 ⋅1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 52 min Get Email Contact
11. The Uncertainty Principle
We'll cover fascinating concepts, interesting elements of science history, and explore politics and culture through the lens of science. Don't worry, we won't get bogged down in technical jargon, it's suitable for the general public, there might even be a few swears. Your two hosts and guides on this journey of discovery are the good Doctors Ben McAllister and Taryn Laubenstein, both scientists, and science communicators. Ben's a physicist working on dark matter detection. Taryn's a marine biologist who studied how climate change affects fish.
Play⋅ 197 ⋅4 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 57 min Get Email Contact
12. The Galaxy Wars Podcast
Join Jim and Tom in their weekly podcast as they travel to various television and movie galaxies giving their views on the wide world of science fiction using comedy and an emphasis on science. The GRYS will cover fan favorites from Marvel, Star Wars, Star Trek, and Doctor Who as well as lesser-known properties. The guys are not just movie and television reviewers but they will also bring their love and passion for all things science fiction to each episode based on a wide range of science fiction topics.
Play 6 episodes / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 43 min Get Email Contact
13. The Pop Test | A comedy science quiz
Science is a complicated and thankless task that can only be made worse for scientists by being put in a room with four comedians and having their field of study mocked and misunderstood by a panel. Which is why it brings us no joy as that's exactly what we've done with The Pop Test.
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Play⋅ 282.9K⋅ 98.3K ⋅18 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 26 min Get Email Contact
Science Comedy Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Jennifer and Amber||betterthanhuman.buzzsprout.com||76|
|Greg Wah and Dan Beeston||smartenough.org||70|
|The Galaxy Wars Podcast||anchor.fm||63|
|Neil deGrasse Tyson||startalk-all-stars.simplecast.com||37|
|Andy Wood, Matt Kirshen||probablyscience.com||32|
|Australian Broadcasting Corporation||abc.net.au||22|
Science Comedy Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Learn Real Good||9|