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Ritual Misery is influenced by some of the greatest podcasts on the web

Here are a few of our favorites:

Technology News

Daily Tech News Show: hosted by Tom Merritt and a rotating crew of excellent co-hosts along with movers, shapers, and experts from around the world of tech, DTNS is the single greatest daily tech news podcast in production.

Cordkillers: co-hosted by Tom Merritt and Brian Brushwood, Cordkillers brings you to the front line of the cord-cutting revolution explaining the concepts, benefits, and costs of cutting, or keeping, your cable subscription.

Geek/Gaming News

Current Geek: hosted by Scott Johnson and Tom Merritt and featuring guests from all walks of geek subculture, Current Geek is a weekly review of all the major geek news of the week with a fun and inviting atmosphere.


Night Attack: Brian Brushwood and Justin Robert Young bring a weekly assault on all things internet related in a no holds barred format that is definitely NSFW.

The JuRY Podcast: Justin Robert Young’s one-mic podcast where he shares stories of his personal life, opinions of current events, and interacts with listeners with a straight-forward and very often hilarious demeanor.

Science and Information

Stuff You Should Know: Josh Clark and Charles W. “Chuck” Bryant break down sophisticated concepts of nature, news, culture, and science to language everyone can understand, injecting their personalities and humor into each episode with warmth and humanity.

No Longer In Publication

Buzz Out Loud: CNET’s podcast of indeterminate length…this show set the stage for all tech podcasts after it, and it was the first podcast Amos ever listened to.