不亦乐乎 Podcast

Name of Podcast: 不亦乐乎  (Pin Yin: bú yì lè hū)

What topics are covered?

This is a joke podcast with a lot of fun. Each episode the host of this podcast will tell many short jokes collected from the fans of this podcast. Funny joke are spoken in a funny accent with background music to make you laugh all through the podcasts.

Why is it good to listen to?

The middle-aged podcaster who tells the jokes in this podcast is called 小明 (Pin Yin: xiǎo míng, which is a common boy’s name in China).  小明 speaks Mandarin with a slight north-east accent which sounds very comical. North-East China is very close to Beijing. Therefore, the accent spoken there can be easily understood. This podcast has a moderate speed, but the tone of this podcast varies very quickly which may make it harder for listeners to understand. Every joke told in this podcast is very short. Many are just a few sentences. This podcast can help you practice grasping the meaning of sentences faster.

To listen or subscribe to the podcast, you can search 不亦乐乎 on iTunes.

How often are the podcasts updated? Program are updated on a weekly basis.

Length of the podcast: Podcasts vary from 18 to 24 minutes.

Description of the podcast:

This is a podcast telling funny jokes in a comical accent and tone.  What’s interesting about this podcast is that it only tells stories which are collected and shared by the fans of this podcast. So you can see that most of the jokes are extracted from their everyday life. Many jokes also reflect pop culture phenomena. One example of a joke in this podcast was making fun of a kid thinking the word “apple” in English is “iPhone” and that of big apple in English is “iPad”.

Summary:

This podcast is worth trying if you are fond of jokes.

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