Surging in popularity in recent years, podcasts have offered a new medium to find entertainment, information and relaxation. Here are five podcasts to give a listen to whether you’re walking to class, making dinner, getting ready for the day or doing just about anything else. 

What happens when the patron saint of hyperpop ditches the brash, maximalist sounds of that genre for the more luscious beats of synth pop? That’s exactly the question that the pop avant-gardist Charli XCX sought to find out with her fifth studio album, “CRASH.” 

Every year, the movie industry gathers at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood to see the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hand out the infamous Oscar to what they consider the most deserving movie. Despite declining ratings, the Oscars still captivate the general public, with much disc…