Because they have no time restrictions, podcasts allow for some of the most entertaining and in-depth conversations between some of the greatest minds. Long-form interviews can cover any topic and give listeners more detail and information then they would find anywhere else. Here are a few long-form interview podcasts to listen to.
The Adam Buxton Podcast
Half of the "Adam & Joe Show," Adam Buxton sits down with interesting people. His conversations ramble on, are sometimes funny and sometimes serious. From musicians to comedians, Buxton is a thoughtful host who has an informal, relaxed style. Recent episodes include "George the Poet," "Sara Barron" and "Nile Rodgers."
Find it: https://adam-buxton.co.uk/podcasts
How I Built This
Host Guy Raz breaks down some of the biggest companies and the stories behind their success. Each episode features a different company or individual diving into their journey to the top and tracking their success from conception to the highs and lows of success. Recent episodes include "How I Built Resilience: Live with Cathy Hughes," "Shake Shack: Danny Meyer" and "How I Built Resilience: Live with Y-Vonne Hutchinson."
Find it: https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510313/how-i-built-this
WTF with Marc Maron
Marc Maron invites comedians, actors, directors, authors and musicians to chat about the absurdities of life. From Conan O’Brien to President Barack Obama to Cate Blanchett, Maron pokes and prods every one who comes on the show. Recent episodes include "Amber Preston/J-L Cauvin," "Joe Pantoliano" and "Stacey Abrams."
Find it: http://www.wtfpod.com/podcast
Full Disclosure with James O’Brien
Interviewing people who rarely give in-depth interviews, host and best-selling author James O’Brien presents a series of compelling conversations with interesting people. O’Brien’s guests include comedians, politicians, athletes and musicians. Recent episodes include "Hassan Akkad," "Kathy Burke" and "Lili Pohlman."
Find it: https://www.lbc.co.uk/radio/podcasts/full-disclosure-james-obrien/