The podcasting world has always been a bit of the Wild West. You would discover a series through word of mouth or perhaps through an article with recommendations. Then it’s up to you to use a podcasting app or go to the website to download and listen to the episode.
Today Google is changing the game. If you search for a podcast topic, you will find playable episodes right there on the search page.
Google reports that you should include the word “podcasts” in your search at this point (“podcasts about tacos” or “Detroit Pistons podcasts”). The results look like this: