I just listened to the latest episode of Shared Instance, a podcast by 3 iOS programmers from Cincinnati. This weeks episode had some good dicussion about swift and its suitability for beginners.
I listen regularly to the show and would recommend it for hobbyist programmers as its kind of like hanging out around the water cooler with folks who know their stuff.
Likewise, I am really liking Talk Python to Me. I like this one as the host, Michael Kennedy, has been talking to some of the developers of the most popular packages on python. That and the intro song is sweet.
The others that I think folks are more familiar with that I listen to are: