青春愛消遣 Podcast

Name of Podcast: 青春愛消遣 (Pin Yin:qīng chūn ài xiāo qiǎn)

What topics are covered?

This is a popular talk-show podcast which targets young people in Taiwan. In this podcast,  the two hosts are college students who make fun out of topics shared by their classmates. These topics are related to college students’ life in Taiwan, which includes Internet shopping, studying abroad, cartoons, etc.

 Why is it good to listen to?

In this podcast, you can feel the vibrant life of Taiwanese college students. The podcasters speak Chinese with a very heavy Taiwan accent. The Taiwan accent is marked by its speaking words for a much longer period of time than Beijing Chinese and the tone of their speaking is very dramatic comparing to Beijing Chinese. From this podcast, you can become familiar with the Taiwan Chinese accent which is also spoken or imitated in Southern China. This podcast may also special vocabulary that’s originated in Taiwan and even had an influence in Mainland China.

To listen or subscribe to the podcast, you can search 青春愛消遣 on iTunes.

How often are the podcasts updated? This podcast is updated on a monthly basis.

Length of the podcast: The running time of each episode of the podcast is about 2 hours long.

 Description of the podcast:

This podcast so fun that it can make you laugh a lot. The hosts, 消化餅(Pin Yin:xiāo huà bǐng, meaning “digestive biscuits” in Chinese) and 小部(Pin Yin:xiǎo bù), talks about themselves, about weird news, about things that affect young people. All the topics serve the same goal – making you laugh. In some episodes of the podcast, the podcasters also invite other people to join the podcast.

Sometimes, the podcast has interesting special features. Like remaking Hollywood film scenes in an amusing way, or interpreting a English sentence in a idiotic way and other games-like sessions.

 Summary:

If you are looking for a young, fun podcast this is probably it!