Ready to escape the daily commute? Get away to a suburb in Australia with lions on the loose, or a variety show broadcast from a ballroom at the top of the Eiffel Tower. These podcasts will still get you back in time for work — and you’ll feel grateful your job doesn’t involve flesh-eating beetles, haunted letters, or John Hodgman’s teen insecurities.
Dead Pilots Society, “Only Child”
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The Real Thing, “Backyard Lion Safari”
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Mabel, “The Letters”
Here Be Monsters, “We Pay Them in Meat”