The problem: There are a million excellent podcasts out there, and you just can't make up your mind which one to listen to right now.
The solution: Machines
This repo contains an RSS feed XML with a list of podcasts. A GitHub Action deploys it to an S3 bucket. I have an iOS shortcut that pulls down this feed, picks a random item from it, and opens it in Spotify.
The shortcut is configured like this:
Enjoy all the free time you have now from having your podcasts chosen for you
And shout out to the Paradox of Choice, an excellent book about how we humans don't do well when we're overwhelmed with choices.