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Top 100 Documentary Podcasts

Apr 19, 2024

The Best Documentary Podcasts from millions of podcasts available on the Goodpods platform and ranked by listens, ratings, comments, subscriptions and shares.

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Casefile True Crime

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Casefile True Crime

358 Episodes

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Avg Length 61m

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Latest episode 5 days ago

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Fact is scarier than fiction. Subscribe to Casefile Premium to receive ad-free episodes released one week early, along with access to bonus Q&A’s, our exclusive show ‘Behind the Files’, and more.

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Freakonomics Radio

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Freakonomics Radio

1311 Episodes

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Avg Length 39m

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Latest episode 23 hours ago

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Freakonomics co-author Stephen J. Dubner uncovers the hidden side of everything. Why is it safer to fly in an airplane than drive a car? How do we decide whom to marry? Why is the media so full of bad news? Also: things you never knew you wanted to know about wolves, bananas, pollution, search engines, and the quirks of human behavior. Join the Freakonomics Radio Plus membership program for weekly member-only episodes of Freakonomics Radio. You’ll also get every show in our network without ads. To sign up, visit our show page on Apple Podcasts or go to freakonomics.com/plus.

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Radiolab

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Radiolab

315 Episodes

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Avg Length 44m

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Latest episode 6 days ago

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Radiolab is on a curiosity bender. We ask deep questions and use investigative journalism to get the answers. A given episode might whirl you through science, legal history, and into the home of someone halfway across the world. The show is known for innovative sound design, smashing information into music. It is hosted by Lulu Miller and Latif Nasser.
A Nefarious Nightmare - True Crime

123 Episodes

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Avg Length 48m

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Latest episode 3 months ago

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Best Friends Amanda and Courtney deep dive into true crime cases with an empathetic standpoint. They focus awareness mainly on lesser known crimes and crimes against those deemed extra vulnerable. Occasionally, the hosts will cover more well known cases due to relevance or a particularly fascinating element. The bees (the honeybee) is seen as synonymous with victims and survivors. We must always protect the bees. We must always let their voices be heard. We must not stifle the buzz of the bees, so bee vigilant, for when you mess with the bees, you get the hive.
Welcome to A Nefarious Nightmare.
Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/a-nefarious-nightmare-true-crime--5908360/support.
The Jury Room- A True Crime Podcast

124 Episodes

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Avg Length 48m

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Latest episode 1 year ago

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This is a true crime podcast! Together we will be taking deep dives into true crime stories, missing person cases. And everything in between.

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Wind of Change

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Wind of Change

16 Episodes

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Avg Length 32m

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Latest episode 10 months ago

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It’s 1990. The Berlin Wall just fell. The Soviet Union is on the verge of collapse. And the soundtrack to the revolution is one of the best selling songs of all time, the metal ballad “Wind of Change,” by the Scorpions. Decades later, journalist Patrick Radden Keefe heard a rumor: the song wasn’t written by the Scorpions. It was written by the CIA. This is his journey to find the truth. Wind of Change is an Original Series from Pineapple Street Studios, Crooked Media and Spotify.
A Few Minutes of History

48 Episodes

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Avg Length 31m

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Latest episode 8 days ago

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An exciting History podcast for lovers of history.
Also featuring longer episodes with Historians , Veterans and more.
I am also have a YouTube Channel that has a variety of separate content -https://youtube.com/@afewminutesofhistory
Email me at - [email protected]
Twitter - @afewminshistory
If you’d like me to chat about anything, just drop me a message on these platforms.

And Then They Were Gone

183 Episodes

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Avg Length 51m

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Latest episode 6 days ago

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Each week hosts Kona and Ethan go beyond the headlines and social media posts to do a deep dive into a different missing persons case. Do you hold the key to bringing someone home?
True Crime All The Time

416 Episodes

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Avg Length 69m

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Latest episode 4 days ago

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Hosts Mike Ferguson and Mike Gibson guide you through the most interesting true crime stories. This is a true crime podcast that spares none of the details and delves into what makes these killers tick. Join us for a good mix of lesser known cases as well as our take on what we call the "Big Timers". We don't take ourselves too seriously but we take true crime very seriously.

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F**k That

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F**k That

58 Episodes

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Avg Length 50m

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Latest episode 2 days ago

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The truth is stranger - and darker - than fiction.
Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/f-k-that--5741034/support.

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Criminal

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Criminal

278 Episodes

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Avg Length 33m

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Latest episode 6 days ago

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Criminal is the first of its kind. A show about people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. Hosted by Phoebe Judge. Named a Best Podcast of 2023 by the New York Times. Part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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Global News Podcast

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Global News Podcast

1625 Episodes

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Avg Length 30m

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Latest episode 1 hour ago

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The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends. Including the latest news from the Middle East, about Israel and Iran.

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Throughline

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Throughline

292 Episodes

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Avg Length 47m

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Latest episode 19 hours ago

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The past is never past. Every headline has a history. Join us every week as we go back in time to understand the present. These are stories you can feel and sounds you can see from the moments that shaped our world.
Subscribe to Throughline+. You'll be supporting the history-reframing, perspective-shifting, time-warping stories you can't get enough of - and you'll unlock access bonus episodes and sponsor-free listening. Learn more at plus.npr.org/throughline

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Sword and Scale

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Sword and Scale

265 Episodes

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Avg Length 66m

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Latest episode 10 days ago

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Sword and Scale is a true crime podcast covering the dark underworld of crime and the criminal justice system’s response to it. The first episode launched January 1st, 2014 and feature stories of murder, abduction, rape, and even more bizarre forms of crime. It’s the purest form of true-crime where the raw uncensored audio tells the story. Everything from 911 calls to court testimony, interviews with victims and sometimes with perpetrators give listeners a 360 degree look at the seedy underbelly of human nature and so-called civilized society. Told from an everyman's point of view, Sword and Scale goes beyond the news clips and the sensationalist headlines to hold up a mirror to the audience and ask, "Is it us versus them? Or are we just like 'them' too?" Sword and scale proves that the worst monsters are real.

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Slow Burn

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Slow Burn

148 Episodes

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Avg Length 39m

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Latest episode 8 days ago

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Slow Burn illuminates America’s most consequential moments, making sense of the past to better understand the present. Through archival tape and first-person interviews, the award-winning series uncovers the surprising events and little-known characters lurking within the biggest stories of our time. Want more Slow Burn? Subscribe to Slate Plus to immediately access all episodes of Slow Burn (and your other favorite Slate podcasts) completely ad-free. Plus, you’ll unlock subscriber-exclusive bonus episodes that bring you behind-the-scenes on the making of the show. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts by clicking “Try Free” at the top of our show page. Or, visit slate.com/slowburnplus to get access wherever you listen. Season 8: Becoming Justice Thomas Where Clarence Thomas came from, how he rose to power, and how he’s brought the rest of us along with him, whether we like it or not. Winner of the Podcast of the Year at the 2024 Ambies Awards. Season 7: Roe v. Wade The women who fought for legal abortion, the activists who pushed back, and the justices who thought they could solve the issue for good. Winner of Apple Podcasts Show of the Year in 2022. Season 6: The L.A. Riots How decades of police brutality, a broken justice system, and a video tape set off six days of unrest in Los Angeles. Season 5: The Road to the Iraq War Eighteen months after 9/11, the United States invaded a country that had nothing to do with the attacks. Who’s to blame? And was there any way to stop it? Season 4: David Duke America’s most famous white supremacist came within a runoff of controlling Louisiana. How did David Duke rise to power? And what did it take to stop him? Season 3: Biggie and Tupac How is it that two of the most famous performers in the world were murdered within a year of each other—and their killings were never solved? Season 2: The Clinton Impeachment A reexamination of the scandals that nearly destroyed the 42nd president and forever changed the life of a former White House intern. Season 1: Watergate What did it feel like to live through the scandal that brought down President Nixon?
Complicit, A True Mystery Podcast

16 Episodes

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Avg Length 28m

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Latest episode 1 year ago

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Where is Lauren Dumolo? Listen to the award-winning docuseries piecing the puzzle together. Complicit follows the story of 29 year old Lauren Dumolo, who vanished from her home in Cape Coral, FL, on June 19, 2020. Her disappearance has baffled her family, friends, and even the police investigating her case. When Lauren's belongings mysteriously begin appearing in a nearby park, the investigation is escalated, and the community rallies to search for this beautiful missing woman. But certain people close to Lauren are keeping their distance...the question is: why? Someone knows something; someone is COMPLICIT. Follow the investigation online at complicit-podcast.com Join Caitlin Boddy and Hilary Wadsworth on social media: Facebook.com/ComplicitPodcast Twitter @Complicit_Pod For media and advertising inquiries, please contact [email protected]

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Reply All

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Reply All

215 Episodes

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Avg Length 39m

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Latest episode 7 months ago

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"'A podcast about the internet' that is actually an unfailingly original exploration of modern life and how to survive it." - The Guardian. Hosted by Alex Goldman and Emmanuel Dzotsi from Gimlet.
Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People

237 Episodes

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Avg Length 55m

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Latest episode 1 day ago

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Guy Kawasaki is on a mission to make you remarkable. His Remarkable People podcast features interviews with remarkable people such as Jane Goodall, Marc Benioff, Woz, Kristi Yamaguchi, and Bob Cialdini. Every episode will make you more remarkable. Using his decades of experience in Silicon Valley as a Venture Capitalist and advisor to the top entrepreneurs in the world, Guy’s questions come from a place of curiosity and passion for technology, start-ups, entrepreneurship, and marketing. Listeners of the Remarkable People podcast will learn from some of the most successful people in the world with practical tips and inspiring stories that will help you be more remarkable. Like this show? Please leave us a review -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!

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Ear Hustle

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Ear Hustle

128 Episodes

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Avg Length 38m

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Latest episode 1 day ago

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Ear Hustle is prison slang for eavesdropping, and that’s what listening to the show feels like: a raw, often funny, and always surprising peek into the reality of life inside prison.

Hosts Nigel Poor and Earlonne Woods co-created the show that launched in 2017 while Earlonne was incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison, where Nigel was a volunteer teaching photography. Since Earlonne’s release in 2018, the show has expanded to include stories from prisons across the state, including the California Institution for Women, as well as stories about getting out of prison and starting over, post-incarceration.

From finding romance, to grappling with a life sentence, to trying to parent via 15-minute phone calls, Ear Hustle stories deliver what This American Life host Ira Glass calls a “"very real” and “untragic” take on prison life.

Ear Hustle is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX, a network of independent listener-supported podcasts. Discover audio with vision at radiotopia.fm and learn more about Ear Hustle at earhustlesq.com.

This Is Actually Happening

436 Episodes

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Avg Length 37m

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Latest episode 2 days ago

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What if you were trafficked into a cult...or were mauled by a grizzly bear...or were stabbed 27 times by a serial killer - what would you do? This is Actually Happening brings you extraordinary true stories of life-changing events told by the people who lived them. From a man who woke up in the morgue to a woman stranded in a Mexican desert fighting to survive, these stories will have you on the edge of your seat waiting to hear what happens next.

New episodes come out every Tuesday for free. Listen 1-week early and to exclusive past episodes - all ad-free - with Wondery+ or Amazon Music with a Prime membership or Amazon Music Unlimited subscription.

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The ODDentity Podcast

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The ODDentity Podcast

68 Episodes

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Avg Length 38m

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Latest episode 11 days ago

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The ODDentity Podcast: Janine Mercer discusses tales of the paranormal, urban legends, folklore, and (occasionally) true crime, with just the right amount of sarcasm and humor. Send me your paranormal stories! [email protected]. Available wherever you binge.
The Generation Why Podcast

526 Episodes

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Avg Length 53m

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Latest episode 4 days ago

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The Generation Why Podcast released its first episode in 2012 and pioneered the true crime genre in the podcasting world. Two friends, Aaron & Justin, break down theories and give their opinions on unsolved murders, controversies, mysteries and conspiracies.

All episodes are available for free, with ad-free episodes available for Wondery+ subscribers.

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American Scandal

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American Scandal

342 Episodes

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Avg Length 34m

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Latest episode 2 days ago

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Every scandal begins with a lie. But the truth will come out. And then comes the fallout and the outrage.

Scandals have shaped America since its founding. From business and politics to sports and society, we look on aghast as corruption, deceit and ambition bring down heroes and celebrities, politicians and moguls. And when the dust finally settles, we’re left to wonder: how did this happen? Where did they trip up, and who is to blame? From the creators of American History Tellers, Business Wars and Tides of History comes American Scandal, where we take you deep into the heart of America’s dark side to look at what drives someone to break the rules and what happens when they’re caught. Hosted by Lindsay Graham.

Follow American Scandal on the Wondery app or wherever you get your podcasts. You can binge new seasons of American Scandal early and ad-free on Wondery+. Join Wondery+ in the Wondery app or on Apple Podcasts.

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Swindled

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Swindled

126 Episodes

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Avg Length 56m

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Latest episode 4 days ago

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Utilizes narrative storytelling, archival audio, and immersive soundscapes to explore true stories of white-collar criminals, con artists, and corporate evil. From corruption and fraud to Ponzi schemes and environmental disasters, these financially motivated crimes have shaped our world in unimaginable ways. All in the name of greed. Become a ValuedListenerTM at ValuedListener.com

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The Experiment

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The Experiment

59 Episodes

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Avg Length 32m

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Latest episode 11 months ago

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Each week, we tell the story of what happens when individual people confront deeply held American ideals in their own lives. We're interested in the cultural and political contradictions that reveal who we are.

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Murder, She Told

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Murder, She Told

126 Episodes

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Avg Length 44m

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Latest episode 9 days ago

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Maine and New England true crime with original interviews and detailed documentary style storytelling. Murder, She Told is an award winning, true crime podcast shedding light on the cold cases, missing persons, and crime stories that often get overlooked of Maine, New England, and small towns from away. Murder, She Told uses detailed storytelling with an investigative twist, and weaves in original interviews with friends, family, and investigators close to the case. Rooted in deep research, straightforward narratives, and the victims and their family at the center of every story, Murder, She Told will speak to any listener no matter where they call home. Murder, She Told is created and hosted by native Mainer and victim's advocate, Kristen Seavey. Connect at murdershetold.com and on instagram @MurderSheToldPodcast.

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Star Time Podcast

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Star Time Podcast

20 Episodes

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Avg Length 57m

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Latest episode 3 months ago

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1/4 Of The Premiere Boyz Podcast Own "The Star" Roddy Rod Will Be Discussing Personal Life Stories Relating To Topics Of The Culture In His Opinion. New Episode Of Star Talk Podcast Every Mondays At 12am Contact Me Ig: @thestarroddyrod Website: https://linktr.ee/Thestarroddyrod

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Cover Story

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Cover Story

23 Episodes

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Avg Length 38m

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Latest episode 1 year ago

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What can a billionaire get away with these days? A secret bat cave? A harem of women? An international spy operation? Stealing the soul of a small town in Montana? A Silicon Valley venture capitalist was accused of running a massive sex-trafficking operation by his best bro friend. And we unravel the truth about both of them - their business, their break-up, their lies, and their embarrassing text messages. The story of a billionaire with a hero complex, the ex-spy who turned his life inside out, and us, the reporters who got caught up in their macho drama. Cover Story is an investigative podcast series featuring original reporting from New York Magazine. Part of the Vox Media Podcast Network. New episodes every Tuesday.

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Dolly Parton's America

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Dolly Parton's America

13 Episodes

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Avg Length 33m

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Latest episode 2 years ago

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In this intensely divided moment, one of the few things everyone still seems to agree on is Dolly Parton—but why? That simple question leads to a deeply personal, historical, and musical rethinking of one of America’s great icons. Join us for a 9-episode journey into the Dollyverse. Hosted by Jad Abumrad. Produced and reported by Shima Oliaee. Dolly Parton’s America is a production from OSM Audio and WNYC Studios.
Fascinating People Fascinating Places

107 Episodes

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Avg Length 27m

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Latest episode 7 days ago

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”Welcome to ’Fascinating People, Fascinating Places,’ the engaging bi-weekly documentary podcast that takes you on an immersive journey through the realms of news, history, politics, religion, and social justice. Join us as we delve into the depths of these critical subjects with leading experts and celebrity guests who bring their unique insights to the table. If you’re passionate about history, news, or social consciousness, this podcast is your essential guide. Discover moving stories and hear firsthand accounts from eyewitnesses to historic events that have shaped our world. We’re dedicated to unearthing the untold narratives and shedding light on vital issues such as history, social justice, and politics. Subscribe now to ’Fascinating People, Fascinating Places’ and be part of our mission to educate, inspire, and empower.”
Hush Hush Society Conspiracy Hour

135 Episodes

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Avg Length 59m

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Latest episode 3 months ago

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Join the preceptors; Mystery Mike, Declassified Dave and Slick Fronk Sanders as they journey into a world of conspiratorial mysteries, dark truths, cryptids, cults, secret societies, the paranormal and much more! Debriefings are held on Mondays! Grab your cloaks and become a Hushling
Who Trolled Amber? | Tortoise Investigates

79 Episodes

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Avg Length 25m

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Latest episode 23 days ago

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Introducing... Who Trolled Amber?


What comes to mind when you think of Amber Heard? Liar? Survivor? Narcissist? Millions of us watched the celebrity trial of the century, Depp v Heard, in 2022. Amber Heard lost and Johnny Depp was vindicated. But what if Amber was actually the victim of an organised trolling campaign? What if the online hate against her was manufactured?


Alexi Mostrous, the reporter who brought you Sweet Bobby and Hoaxed, investigates what happened to Amber and who might have been responsible. It’s a story about how our own thoughts and opinions can be moulded without us even realising.


All six episodes of Who Trolled Amber are now available to binge-listen.


Who Trolled Amber is the latest series in Tortoise Investigates, the home of Tortoise's award-winning investigative series.


To find out more about Tortoise:

Download the Tortoise app - for a listening experience curated by our journalists


Subscribe to Tortoise+ on Apple Podcasts for early access and ad-free content


Become a member and get access to all of Tortoise's premium audio offerings and more


If you want to get in touch with us directly about a story, or tell us more about the stories you want to hear about contact [email protected]


Reporter and host: Alexi Mostrous

Producer: Xavier Greenwood

Editor: David Taylor

Narrative editor: Gary Marshall

Additional reporting: Katie Riley

Sound design: Karla Patella

Artwork: Jon Hill & Oscar Ingham



Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

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Scene on Radio

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Scene on Radio

105 Episodes

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Avg Length 36m

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Latest episode 2 months ago

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Scene on Radio is a two-time Peabody-nominated podcast that dares to ask big, hard questions about who we are—really—and how we got this way. Previous series include Seeing White (Season 2), looking at the roots and meaning of white supremacy; MEN (Season 3), on patriarchy and its history; The Land That Never Has Been Yet (Season 4), exploring democracy in the U.S. and why we don’t have more of it; and The Repair (Season 5), on the climate crisis: Where did we go so wrong in our relationship with the rest of the natural world, and who's "we"? Produced and hosted by John Biewen and created at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Scene on Radio is supported by the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University. The show is distributed by PRX.

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Decoder Ring

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Decoder Ring

96 Episodes

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Avg Length 38m

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Latest episode 8 days ago

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Decoder Ring is the show about cracking cultural mysteries. In each episode, host Willa Paskin takes a cultural question, object, or habit; examines its history; and tries to figure out what it means and why it matters.

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Weird Horizon

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Weird Horizon

62 Episodes

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Avg Length 37m

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Latest episode 1 month ago

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Discussions on the spooky and the esoteric, the counter-cultural and the just plain weird.

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My Year in Mensa

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My Year in Mensa

12 Episodes

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Avg Length 17m

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Latest episode 1 month ago

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Jamie Loftus takes you through her year in the high-IQ Mensa society, from taking the test as a joke to spending the Fourth of July with 2000 angry Mensans in Phoenix. Chaos reigns, but at least it tests well.
Picture The Scene - A True Crime Podcast

102 Episodes

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Avg Length 43m

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Latest episode 9 days ago

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Picture The Scene - A true crime podcast Turn up the sound, close your eyes, open your mind and picture the scene.

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Cold

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Cold

115 Episodes

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Avg Length 49m

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Latest episode 2 days ago

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Cold is a narrative podcast series focused on missing persons cases. Investigative journalist and host Dave Cawley takes on a single story with each season.

Season 3: The Search for Sheree follows two suspects in the 1985 disappearance of Sheree Warren while examining the dangerous escalation of domestic abuse and sexual violence. The Cold team seeks to answer the question: what really happened to Sheree Warren?

Season 2: Justice for Joyce Yost delves into the details of a murder-for-hire plot and attempts to find justice for Joyce – a woman who bravely reported her kidnapping and rape only to vanish without a trace.

In Season 1: Susan Powell Case Files, the Cold journey begins with Dave’s investigation into the unsolved disappearance of Susan Powell... and the man with the most to gain from her death.

Follow Cold Season 3: The Search for Sheree wherever you get your podcasts. You can binge all 10 episodes ad-free only on Amazon Music. Or you can listen early and ad-free on Wondery+ in Apple Podcasts or the Wondery App.

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still...

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still...

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Avg Length 35m

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Latest episode 2 years ago

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A gripping true crime podcast about a young mother who vanished without a trace in 1976, the man police believe killed her and how he may have concealed evidence of his deed for so long. It’s also the mystery of a murdered Jane Doe found in 1978 and whether she could be the missing woman. What happened during the investigation of who she is that has kept her identity hidden?
Patty’s Voice: https://www.facebook.com/Pattys-Voice-107420768338851
Finley Creek Jane Doe Task Force: https://www.facebook.com/finleycreekjanedoe
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Unsolved Mysteries

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Unsolved Mysteries

97 Episodes

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Avg Length 28m

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Latest episode 3 months ago

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Welcome to the official Unsolved Mysteries podcast from the original creators of the iconic television series, presented by Audacy. Join our host Steve French each week as we present all new mysteries, from terrifying abductions to bizarre paranormal encounters, heinous killers and unexplained deaths. For every mystery, there is someone, somewhere who knows the truth. Perhaps it's you.

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Goodniks

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Goodniks

12 Episodes

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Avg Length 18m

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Latest episode 1 year ago

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Goodniks is an audio project exploring the journey and meaning of doing good in the world — for people who do good or are just thinking about it. As we follow along the journey of these Goodniks, we dig into who and what inspired them, what keeps them up at night, their sacrifices, their rewards, their failures, and what it means for their relationships. What does it really mean to do good over the course of a life, or a moment, or a season?

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The Shrink Next Door

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The Shrink Next Door

28 Episodes

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Avg Length 18m

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Latest episode 3 months ago

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Veteran journalist Joe Nocera’s neighbor in the Hamptons was a therapist named Ike. Ike counted celebrities and Manhattan elites as his patients. He’d host star-studded parties at his eccentric vacation house. But one summer, Joe discovered that Ike was gone and everything he’d thought he’d known about his neighbor -- and the house next door -- was wrong. From Wondery, the company behind Dirty John and Dr. Death, and Bloomberg, “The Shrink Next Door” is a story about power, control and turning to the wrong person for help for three decades. Written and hosted by Joe Nocera, a columnist for Bloomberg.

All episodes are available now. You can binge the series exclusively, and ad-free, on Wondery+ or on Amazon Music with a Prime membership or Amazon Music Unlimited subscription. Join Wondery+ here: https://wondery.app.link/shrink

The Shrink Next Door is now an Apple Original series, starring Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd. Watch now only on Apple TV+ http://apple.co/-TheShrinkNextDoor

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What'sHerName

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What'sHerName

136 Episodes

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Avg Length 46m

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Latest episode 1 day ago

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What’sHerName puts the women back into world history. Hosts (and sisters!) Olivia Meikle and Dr. Katie Nelson are professors by day, podcasters by night. Weaving interviews with experts into vivid, nuanced biographies, What'sHerName tells the stories of fascinating women you’ve never heard of (but should have). Fascinating and funny, thought-provoking and insightful. New episodes biweekly Wednesdays.
Chameleon: The Michigan Plot

110 Episodes

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Avg Length 26m

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Latest episode 17 days ago

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In the fall of 2020, 14 men were arrested across three states in a series of FBI raids that shocked the nation. The government alleged that these men conspired to kidnap, and possibly even kill, the sitting governor of Michigan, Gretchen Whitmer. But is that really what happened? On season 7 of Chameleon, we’ll explore that notorious plot to kidnap governor Whitmer from its inception by taking listeners on an unprecedented journey inside the investigation. Through hundreds of hours of wire recordings that have never been heard by the public, you’ll ride along in the pocket of an FBI informant posing as a militia member, as he infiltrates an anti-government group that seems dangerous. But are they? Was the plot to kidnap governor Whitmer the sophisticated plan the government said it was, or just the stoned fantasies of a group of down-on-their-luck gun nuts? Did the FBI stop a dangerous plot in motion...or did it help to create it? Want the full story? Unlock all episodes of Chameleon: The Michigan Plot, ad-free, right now by subscribing to The Binge. Plus, get binge access to brand new stories dropping on the first of every month — that’s all episodes, all at once, all ad-free. Just click ‘Subscribe’ on the top of the Chameleon show page on Apple Podcasts or visit GetTheBinge.com to get access wherever you listen. From Campside Media and Sony Music Entertainment, this is Season 7 of Chameleon: The Michigan Plot. Find out more about The Binge and other podcasts from Sony Music Entertainment at sonymusic.com/podcasts and follow us @sonypodcasts.
True Consequences - True Crime

186 Episodes

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Avg Length 39m

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Latest episode 18 days ago

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Abq NM-based, award-winning true crime podcast, with advocacy-focused cases from the Southwestern state of New Mexico and the American Desert Southwest. https://trueconsequences.com
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The Paranormal Podcast

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America's Top Paranormal Podcaster interviews the best known names in the paranormal about UFOs, Ghosts, Bigfoot, and everything paranormal! Guests have included Josh Gates, Chip Coffey, George Noory and the biggest names in paranormal studies. This feed reflects the last 90 days of content, The Paranormal Podcast has been in production since 2005 with over 690 episodes. Hosted by Jim Harold.

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Voices for Justice

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Voices for Justice is a true crime podcast hosted by Sarah Turney, sister of missing teen, Alissa Turney. Every episode ends with a call to action. Don't just listen to their stories, be a voice for them.

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Navigating Advocacy

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Navigating Advocacy, formerly known as Cults, Crimes, & Cabernet, is a true crime podcast that seeks to use the power of storytelling to raise awareness about unsolved crimes and bring justice to victims and their families through action-oriented advocacy. Hosted by Melissa and Whitney, who themselves started as true crime enthusiasts and have since become passionate advocates, their podcast aims to inspire action and promote positive change in the criminal justice system.
Our mission is to provide a platform for victims and their families to share their stories and be heard while offering practical guidance on how listeners can make a difference in their communities. In each episode, we will explore a different unsolved case in depth, highlighting key details and potential leads in an effort to spark new interest and help advance the investigation.Through our work, we hope to create a community of like-minded individuals who are committed to making a real difference in the fight for justice.
Whether you are a seasoned true crime fan or a newcomer to the genre, we invite you to join us on this journey of discovery and advocacy.

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The Digital Sisterhood

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Welcome, Friends. Storytelling has the power to not only create connections but provide universal truths about ourselves and the world. When listening to this podcast, I ask that you honor these stories and the rawness, transparency, and vulnerability that they invoke. Invite them with an open heart and you will see that all stories share a universal message. I pray that each anecdote leaves you inspired to share as the Prophet (صلى الله عليه وسلم) said, "It is also charity to utter a good word.” But more importantly, I pray that you allow yourself to find comfort in the good, wisdom in the hardship, and the courage to trust Allah.

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Scamanda

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Amanda is a wife. A mother. A blogger. A Christian. A charming, beautiful, bubbly, young woman who lives life to the fullest. But Amanda is dying, with a secret she doesn’t want anyone to know. She starts a blog detailing her cancer journey, and becomes an inspiration, touching and captivating her local community as well as followers all over the world. Until one day investigative producer Nancy gets an anonymous tip telling her to look at Amanda’s blog, setting Nancy on an unimaginable road to uncover Amanda’s secret. Award winning journalist Charlie Webster explores this unbelievable and bizarre, but all-too-real tale, of a woman from San Jose, California whose secret ripped a family apart and left a community in shock. Scamanda is the true story of a woman whose own words held the key to her secret. Follow Scamanda on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen. Amanda’s blog posts are read by actor Kendall Horn.

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CancerDad Podcast

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A show that goes beyond the diagnoses and treatments, with real life stories and real life battles, to give you the listeners, a glimpse into the reality of what it’s like for these kids and their families..So join me, as we go on this journey together, through the world of childhood cancer...

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Morbidology

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Morbidology is an award-winning weekly true crime podcast created and hosted by true crime author, Emily G. Thompson. Using investigative research combined with primary audio including 911 calls, interviews and trial testimony, Morbidology takes an in-depth look at some of the world's most heinous murders.
Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/morbidology--3527306/support.

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Do You Know Mordechai?

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Kathleen Goldhar was so happy her friend Arya had finally found someone after a bad divorce. Mordechai Horowitz seemed perfect. Smart. Rich. Creative. But like so many things that seem to be perfect - it was too good to be true.

Credits:

Jessica Grimshaw- For USG Audio

Josh Bloch- For USG Audio

Jennifer Sears- For USG Audio

Kathleen Goldhar- Host, Executive Producer, Producer

Stuart Coxe- Executive Producer

Michelle Shephard- Producer

Alexis Green- Associate Producer

Abhi Rahaja- Associate Producer

Dania Ali - Associate Producers

Mitchell Stuart- Editor & Sound Design

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In The Dark

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In The Dark

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In the Dark, hosted by Madeleine Baran, is an award-winning investigative-journalism podcast that started in 2016. Its first season looked at the mysterious abduction of Jacob Wetterling in rural Minnesota and the lack of accountability that sheriffs face when they fail to solve cases. Season 2 examined the case of Curtis Flowers, who was tried six times for the same crime. In 2020, In the Dark released a special report on the coronavirus pandemic in the Mississippi Delta. In 2023, In the Dark joined The New Yorker and Condé Nast. “The Runaway Princesses,” In the Dark’s first collaboration with a New Yorker staff writer, is a four-part series that asks why the women in Dubai’s royal family keep trying to run away. Season 3 of In the Dark is currently in production.

In the Dark is a two-time Peabody Award winner and, in 2019, became the first podcast to win a George Polk Award, one of the top honors in investigative journalism. The program has also received an Edward R. Murrow Award and a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award.

Smoke Screen: My Fugitive Dad

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Smoke Screen is an investigative documentary series on people with complex motives and morals. Follow characters on the fringes of society — con artists, cult leaders, corrupt politicians — as they seduce their marks and bend communities to their will. Join us as we unravel their stories and bring justice to the people they’ve deceived. SEASON 8: My Fugitive Dad Ashley’s Dad was her favorite person in the world. He drove fast cars and sold them for a living. He was a scratch golfer and the love of her Mum’s life. Ashley thought she knew him better than anyone. But at 38, she found out he wasn’t who he said he was. Inspired by his favorite movie the Thomas Crown Affair, he had pulled off a robbery in Cleveland then disappeared. It turns out he evaded the authorities for half a century, living in their sleepy Massachusetts town. His secret upended his family’s life, but another family’s too. Because from the moment this 20-year-old vault teller escaped with $215,000 in 1969, Deputy U.S. Marshal John Elliott made it his life’s mission to bring him to justice. After he retired, his son even took up his mantle. For this six episode podcast, host Jonathan Hirsch teams up with Ashley Randele to unravel the mystery of how her Dad got away with it, and ultimately, why he left behind everyone and everything to start over. Unlock all episodes of Smoke Screen, ad-free, by subscribing to The Binge. Plus, get binge access to brand new stories dropping on the first of every month. Just click ‘Subscribe’ on the top of the Smoke Screen show page on Apple Podcasts or visit GetTheBinge.com to get access wherever you listen. SEASON 7: Betrayal on the Bayou For almost two decades, DEA Special Agent Chad Scott ruled the streets just North of New Orleans. He controlled a network of snitches by convincing people he arrested to work for him as informants. Chad would stop at nothing to put drug dealers behind bars. His successes won awards at the DEA, but his willingness to bend the rules earned him a terrifying reputation on the streets. Some called him the Golden Boy. Others called him the White Devil. But when one of guys on Chad's team is caught dealing drugs, Chad’s life is overturned. His right-hand men betray him and confess everything to the FBI. Investigators go over his career with a fine-toothed comb, asking the question: is Chad Scott the greatest DEA Agent in the South, or is he a criminal? SEASON 6: Just Say You're Sorry Texas Ranger James Holland is celebrated as the ‘serial killer whisperer’, solving dozens of murders through his legendary interrogation skills. But how far does he go to get confessions? And has he put innocent people in prison along the way? Smoke Screen: Just Say You're Sorry uses shocking police tapes to reveal the psychological drama behind one murder case, and uncovers something rotten at the heart of the justice system. SEASON 5: Deadly Cure Smoke Screen: Deadly Cure is a podcast about a family on the fringe who convinced tens of thousands of people across the globe to buy a miracle liquid made of poison, the international conspiracy they ignited, and the people who fought to take them down. Produced in collaboration with Bloomberg. SEASON 4: Puppy Kingpin Americans are used to being on the lookout for a scam, but authorities are warning of a new kind of fraud. Puppy Kingpin shines a spotlight on Jolyn Noethe, a secretive businesswoman from Iowa who is accused of laundering puppies much like drug money. Investigative reporter Alex Schuman exposes the scheme and an underground part of the industry bringing us the pets we love. SEASON 3: The Sellout SEASON 2: I Am Rama SEASON 1: Fake Priest
Lost Hills: The Dark Prince

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Lost Hills investigates the dark side of Malibu, California. Beneath a seductive facade, this city of billionaires, celebrities, and surf bums is hiding something menacing.

Season 3 takes a deep dive into the surf world to explore the legacy of Malibu’s Dark Prince: Miki Dora. A surfer known for his style, grace and aggression, he ruled Malibu from the 1950s to the 1970s. Celebrated for his rebellious spirit, he was also a conman who led the FBI on a 7-year manhunt around the world. All while he was in search of the perfect wave. To many he’s a hero, but there’s an evil undercurrent that runs through the surf world. And it all leads back to Miki Dora.

Hosted by Dana Goodyear (The New Yorker) and produced by Western Sound and Pushkin Industries. Show artwork copyright Francesca Gabbiani.

Follow us @losthillspod on Twitter and Instagram for a deeper dive into the stories.

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Spectacle: True Crime

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Spectacle is a series that analyzes the cultural and societal implications of your guilty pleasures. From reality TV to true crime, Spectacle simultaneously celebrates and critiques the media, people and places that define us. For advertising opportunities, contact [email protected]. SEASON 3: This season of Spectacle delves into the history of true crime -- from the cases that shook us to our core, to its passionate audience, and what narratives and stereotypes it reinforces in our culture. From Sony Music Entertainment. Spectacle: True Crime is available June 23rd. SEASON 2: Las Vegas It's a city that has defined popular culture. An oasis in the desert, a mirage — a playground for adults replete with casinos, showgirls, and all-you-can-eat buffets. But how did Vegas become “Sin City”? From the genesis of shotgun weddings, to film portrayals of the mob-era, to the social engineering behind mega-casinos...season 2 of Spectacle explores the fabulous, the incorrigible, Las Vegas. SEASON 1: Reality TV Reality TV is dismissed as guilty pleasure, low brow... even trash. But whether you want to admit it or not, you probably have heard of Snooki, Lisa Vanderpump or Kim Kardashian. Over the past 30 years, reality TV has become a place to see the social and political moment play out in real time -- from racial tensions on The Real World New York to gender dynamics on The Bachelor. On this season, join host Mariah Smith as she dissects the history of the genre one show at a time, revealing how it's shaped our culture and how our culture shaped it.
The Whispering Woods - Real Life Ghost Stories

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The Whispering Woods Paranormal Podcast

Do you like to get scared to death by real life ghost stories?

The Whispering Woods is a podcast devoted to the darker side of life. Join us every Sunday as we discuss and share true, scary stories of the paranormal from ancient folklore to modern hauntings.

Using immersive audio, The Whispering Woods transports listeners to another time, or even realm. Join us as we explore the unimaginable and terrifying, relaying tales of the supernatural from poltergeists to cryptids, The Hat Man to skinwalkers.


Visit our website www.thewhisperingwoodspodcast.com

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British Scandal

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British Scandal

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In a country obsessed with gossip, the great and the good fear one thing more than any other - scandal.

British scandals change the course of history. They bring down governments, overthrow the rich and cause the mighty to fall. Some are about sex, others about money. In the end, they’re all about power.

But often at the heart of a scandal, there are ordinary human stories. Stories of those caught up in the swirl of outrage.

Who was really to blame for what happened? Why did they do it? And when all is said and done, did anything really change?

From the creators of Business Wars, American Scandal and Ghost Story, comes British Scandal. Each week, hosts Alice Levine and Matt Forde delve into the murkier side of the British elite, from Phone Hacking to Profumo to the short-lived premiership of Liz Truss. Because sometimes the truth doesn’t set everyone free...

New episodes come out every Wednesday for free, or 1-week early and ad-free for Wondery+ subscribers or on Amazon Music with a Prime membership or Amazon Music Unlimited subscription.

Even the Podcast is Afraid

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Even the Podcast is Afraid covers the real life & fictional horrors of true crime, the paranormal, & the unexplained. Giving you a researched and comedic approach to serial killers, cults, demons, aliens, ghosts, & all sorts of macabre history. Hosted by Jared Ordis, Nick Porchetta, & Samantha Vazquez with new episodes released every Monday.
The Minds of Madness - True Crime Stories

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Ordinary people who do unthinkable things...The Minds of Madness is a True Crime Podcast that examines the most disturbing criminal minds and the impact violent crimes have on survivors of homicide.
Pretend - a true crime podcast about con artists

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Avg Length 36m

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Latest episode 14 hours ago

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PRETEND exposes the masterminds behind some of the most notorious scams and cons. From cult leaders to con artists and undercover FBI agents, this podcast pulls back the curtain on those who've pretended to be someone they're not.

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The History Chicks

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The History Chicks

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Avg Length 77m

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Latest episode 8 days ago

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Two women. Half the population. Several thousand years of history. About an hour.

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The Derek Duvall Show

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Latest episode 17 hours ago

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"The Derek Duvall Show" is your ticket to learning about extraordinary people you would never have thought to ever meet. Derek has always loved watching "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson and later with Conan O'Brien. We bring everyone on the show from all walks of life. We have Actors, Musicians, Scientists, Authors, Athletes and so much more. Everyone has a story, "The Derek Duvall Show" is the platform from which they can tell it.
Homicide Worldwide Podcast

88 Episodes

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Avg Length 93m

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Latest episode 1 year ago

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TRUE CRIME - EXAMINATIONS OF CRIMES
Conspiracy Me with Ethan Bridges

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Join Ethan Bridges as he delves deep into the heart of the Conspiracy Theory Iceberg. Some are a little too unbelievable and stupid but others will have you questioning even your own existence. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/conspiracy-me/support

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Floodlines

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Floodlines

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Some call it Hurricane Katrina. Some call it the Federal Flood. Others call it the day the levees broke. On August 29, 2005, the city of New Orleans was submerged. That story of hubris, incompetence, and nature's wrath is now etched into the national consciousness. But the people who lived through the flood and its aftermath have a different story to tell. A story of rumors, betrayal, and one of the most misunderstood events in American history. Hosted by Vann R. Newkirk II.

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Sold a Story

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Sold a Story

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Millions of kids can't read well. Scientists have known for decades how children learn to read but many schools are ignoring the research. They buy teacher training and books that are rooted in a disproven idea. Emily Hanford investigates four authors and a publishing company that have made millions selling this idea.
Next Question with Katie Couric

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Katie Couric is back on the mic with a new season of intimate, urgent and unexpected conversations – this time with a new twist. Along with her signature in-depth one-on-one interviews, she’ll be joined by a number of special guest-hosts for a series of “Katie Plus One” episodes. Together they’ll get to know some of the world’s most interesting and influential people and explore the big ideas percolating in the zeitgeist--but with a focus on slowing down, diving deep, and connecting with each other, a reprieve from a culture obsessed with hot takes and surface-level small talk. Tune in every Thursday and join Katie Couric and her guests for a conversation that feels like a warm hug and a seat at the table.

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Radio Ambulante

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Radio Ambulante es un podcast pionero en español que cuenta crónicas latinoamericanas en audio, celebrando la diversidad y complejidad de la región. / Radio Ambulante is an award-winning Spanish language podcast that uses long-form audio journalism to tell neglected and under-reported Latin American and Latino stories.

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This Land

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This Land

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The award-winning documentary podcast This Land is back for season 2. Host Rebecca Nagle reports on how the far right is using Native children to attack American Indian tribes and advance a conservative agenda.
Beyond Black History Month

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Black History Month happens every February. But the Black community’s impact on America goes way beyond a mere 28 days. This podcast delves into Black history all year round, while also providing nuanced conversations about race and inequality in the U.S.

Tom Meets Interesting People

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Tom Meets Interesting People delves deep into the projects and processes of anyone from voice actors to nuclear engineers. Each week, I will interview a different interesting person and help them share their story, discuss the challenges they have faced along the way, and look at the tools and techniques they have used to do what they do. In the process, I aim to help you understand what they do and why they do it.I aim to interview guests with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and knowledge. So far, I have met AI creators, hostages negotiators, and Twitch streamers.Each interview ends with a questionnaire, and in that, my guest only gets one swear word with Tom.New episodes every Tuesday!Check out our social media:Twitter:https://twitter.com/tommeetspeopleInstagram:https://www.instagram.com/tommeetspeople/TikTok:https://www.tiktok.com/@meetsinterestingpeopleLinktree:https://linktr.ee/tommeetsinterestingpeopleWatch the podcast on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNvrfAfgj2hzSDVWTEJjD6ALEAVE A REVIEW ON GOODPODS:https://www.goodpods.com/podcasts/213696

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That One Story

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That One Story

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We all have That One Story. That One Story that we can tell front to back, back to front. That One Story we have told so many times that people want to get sick of hearing it but they can't because it's that good. This is a podcast that takes stories submitted by us and or told to us and we listen and react. If you want to submit your own story to use send it over to [email protected] and we can read it on the podcast OR potentially have you on to tell us all about That One Story.

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Art Bell Back in Time

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Art Bell Back in Time

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Become a Paid Subscriber: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/artbell/subscribe Classic Art Bell. Subscription available.

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Cold War Conversations

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Cold War Conversations

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Award-winning real stories of the Cold War told by those who were there. Every week we interview an eyewitness of the Cold War. Across soldiers, spies, civilians, and others, we aim to cover the whole range of Cold War experiences. Hosts Ian Sanders, James Chilcott, and Peter Ryan bring your ears into the heart of the Cold War. Reading a history book is one thing, but hearing a human voice, with every breath, hesitation and intonation brings a whole new dimension to understanding what it was like to be there. We cover subjects such as spies, spying, the Iron Curtain, nuclear weapons, warfare, tanks, jet aircraft, fighters, bombers, transport aircraft, aviation, culture, and politics. We also cover personalities such as Fidel Castro, JFK, Ronald Reagan, Nikita Khrushchev, Leonid Brezhnev, Yuri Andropov, Mikhail Gorbachev, Konstantin Chernenko, Margaret Thatcher, John F. Kennedy, Josef Stalin, Richard Nixon, Lech Walesa, General Jaruzelski, Nicolae Ceaușescu. Other subjects include Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Romania, Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin, West Berlin, East Berlin, Cuban missile Crisis, Berlin Airlift, Bay of Pigs, SALT, Perestroika, Space Race, superpower, USSR, Soviet Union, DDR, GDR, East Germany, SDI, Vietnam War, Korean War, Solidarność, Fall of the Wall, Berliner Mauer, Trabant, Communist, Capitalist, Able Archer, KGB, Stasi, STB, SB, Securitate, CIA, NSA, MI5, MI6, Berlin Wall, escape, defection, Cuba, Albania, football, sport, Bulgaria, Soviet Union, Poland, China, Taiwan, Austria, West Germany, Solidarity, espionage, HUMINT, SIGINT, OSINT, IMINT, GEOINT, RAF, USAF, British Army, US Army, Red Army, Soviet Army, Afghanistan, NVA, East German Army, KAL007, T-72, T-64, Chieftain, M60 The podcast is for military veterans, school teachers, university lecturers, students and those interested in Cold War history, museums, bunkers, weapons, AFVs, wargaming, planes, A Level, GCSE students
Incarceration, Inc. with Van Jones

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Go behind the numbers of mass incarceration in America, in this 4-part series hosted by CNN's Van Jones. Hear from a range of voices, as Van and his guests explore what's behind the staggering number of individuals locked in the criminal justice system, and discuss solutions to what has become a national epidemic. And for more on the criminal justice system, check out "The Redemption Project with Van Jones," on CNN and CNN.com/go, or visit www.cnn.com/redemption.

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Real Crime Profile

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Latest episode 23 hours ago

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Join Jim Clemente (former FBI profiler), Laura Richards (criminal behavioral analyst, former New Scotland Yard) and Lisa Zambetti (Casting director for CBS' Criminal Minds) as they profile behavior from real criminal cases.

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Ukraine: The Latest

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Ukraine: The Latest

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Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine has dominated world news since tanks, jets and troops first crossed Ukraine's borders in February 2022. Every weekday, the Telegraph's top journalists analyse the conflict from all angles.


The team brings you updates on the war in Ukraine and is the most listened to Ukraine war podcast. The team considers military strategy, history, economics, the refugee crisis, Ukrainian culture, and daily life in Vladimir Putin's autocratic Russia and Volodymyr Zelensky's democratic Ukraine.


On 'Ukraine: The Latest', the pre-eminent podcast for Ukraine updates, our correspondents on the ground talk to experts and civilians to cover every aspect of Russia's brutal invasion.



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A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs

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Andrew Hickey presents a history of rock music from 1938 to 1999, looking at five hundred songs that shaped the genre.

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One Year

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One Year

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The people and struggles that changed America—one year at a time. In each episode, host Josh Levin explores a story you may have forgotten, or one you’ve never heard of before. What were the moments that transformed politics, culture, science, religion, and more? And how does the nation’s past shape our present?

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Sorry About The Kid

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Sorry About The Kid

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How do you forget your favourite person in the world? Alex remembers everything about the day a speeding police car killed his brother. But his brother, alive? Those memories are lost. And now, 30 years later, Alex wants them back. In this emotional four-part series, Alex unearths his childhood grief — with help from family, friends, and a therapist who witnessed his brother’s death. What happens when trauma and memory collide? Sorry About The Kid is a deeply personal meditation on the losses that define us. Hosted by Alex McKinnon. Produced with Mira Burt-Wintonick (WireTap, Love Me).
Storytime with Seth Rogen

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Hi! Welcome to Storytime with Seth Rogen, where every week Seth asks somebody, “Do you have a great story? And if you do, will you tell it on my podcast?” That’s it. That’s the concept. But the results are so much more than that. This is not a typical comedian-hosted chat show! Each episode plays like a little audio documentary, a feature presentation unto itself, with supporting interviews and archival tape woven into each story with a rhythmic editing style. Not all the stories are knee-slap funny, and not all the guests are known. From a near-death grizzly bear fight in remote Canada, to a life-altering celebrity encounter in a movie theatre, to the revelation of a family secret, Storytime starts with Seth’s curiosity about people and the world, and always ends up in an unexpected place.

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The Superhero Complex

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The Superhero Complex

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When darkness falls over Seattle, a masked crusader emerges from the shadows. His name? Phoenix Jones - a charismatic cage fighter, hell-bent on ridding the streets of criminals.

Welcome to the world of real life superheroes - ordinary people who put on outrageous costumes and head out to fight crime.

Phoenix’s team of superhero sidekicks have all turned against him. They say he’s no hero and in 2020, it’s Phoenix who finds himself on the wrong side of the law.

So is Phoenix a model citizen fighting for a better world? Or is he a fraudster who used a superhero identity to disguise his own crimes? Journalist David Weinberg sets out on a wild journey to find out.

The Superhero Complex is produced by Novel for iHeartRadio

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Guru: The Dark Side of Enlightenment

67 Episodes

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Avg Length 9m

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Latest episode 2 months ago

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When we face challenges in life, we seek answers from people we believe can help us. When tragedy strikes an exclusive retreat with a self-help superstar, many people are left to wonder: how far is too far? James Arthur Ray was an Oprah-endorsed self-help teacher who achieved fame, fortune, and influence. But friends and family members of his followers questioned his unorthodox methods, and tried to stop him. From Wondery, the makers of “Dirty John,” “Dr. Death,” and “The Shrink Next Door,” comes a story about the dark side of enlightenment. Hosted by journalist Matt Stroud.

Available exclusively on Wondery+ or on Amazon Music with a Prime membership or Amazon Music Unlimited subscription.

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Somewhere in the Skies

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Somewhere in the Skies

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Avg Length 73m

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Latest episode 3 days ago

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Somewhere in the Skies is a weekly podcast covering UFOs and the unexplained. New episodes every Monday.

Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/somewhere-in-the-skies.



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The Why Files: Operation Podcast

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Avg Length 32m

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Latest episode 1 day ago

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The Why Files covers mysteries, myths and legends. We tell stories and seek the truth in a fun and lighthearted way. Our content is heavily researched; we don't release an episode unless we're sure we can bring something new to a topic.
Real Life Ghost Stories

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Avg Length 32m

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Real Life Ghost Stories is a podcast dedicated to real life paranormal stories. Every Sunday we deep dive into a famous paranormal case or claim (with a brief horror film review to kick off the episode). Every Wednesday and Friday we release a mini episode which is full to the brim of paranormal stories from our listeners.


Email us your stories at: [email protected]


Why not support us on patreon: patreon.com/reallifeghoststories



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White Devil

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White Devil

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Avg Length 28m

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Latest episode 28 days ago

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Shootings are not unusual in Belize. Shootings of cops are. When a wealthy woman – married into one of the most powerful families in Belize – is found on a pier late at night, next to a body, it becomes the country’s biggest news story in a generation. Coming Soon!

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World Of Secrets

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World Of Secrets

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Avg Length 30m

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Latest episode 3 months ago

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The stories they don’t want told. The truths they want to keep hidden. Delve into a World of Secrets – the home of major BBC global investigations and gripping storytelling. Holding the powerful to account and exposing scandals around the globe.

City of Tents: Veterans Row

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Avg Length 25m

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In one of LA’s fanciest neighborhoods, homeless military veterans built a big tent city and refused to leave. That’s when things got crazy.

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Southern Oddities

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Southern Oddities

87 Episodes

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Avg Length 11m

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Latest episode 2 years ago

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Jared Ordis, the creator & host of Even the Podcast is Afraid, brings you short tales of the bizarre & the unnatural, of the interesting people, the unexplained places, & the mysterious artifacts that helped shape the exaggerated mysteries & history of the Southern United States. Grab your sweet tea, gather around, and lets spin a yarn, welcome, to Southern Oddities! New Episode released every Tuesday.
The Cancer Mavericks: A History of Survivorship

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Avg Length 35m

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Latest episode 3 months ago

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Most people don’t know that you’re considered a cancer survivor at the moment of diagnosis. It wasn’t always this way. Sixty years ago, a cancer diagnosis was a death sentence. And if you did survive, you were left to figure out the rest of your life on your own.

But some survivors demanded something different, something better.

This is The Cancer Mavericks, a deep-dive narrative into the people who fought for better treatment, forced doctors to listen, and pushed America to see the human side of the disease.

Episodes of this series will publish monthly through the end of December 2021 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the National Cancer Act of 1971.

Bad Acts: A True Crime Podcast

200 Episodes

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Avg Length 47m

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Latest episode 17 hours ago

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Twisted true crime tales of dark deeds and despicable people. New episodes every Thursday. Join our Patreon for exclusive bonus episodes here: https://www.patreon.com/badactspod

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I Talk To Ghosts

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I Talk To Ghosts

90 Episodes

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Avg Length 32m

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Latest episode 6 days ago

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The best true ghost stories as well as personal spooky encounters, by your spirited host Jennifer, as she takes your through her own haunted history and her otherworldly journey as an spirit medium. Join her as she connects the spooky...and the spiritual. Jennifer narrates her favorite discovered ghost stories with atmosphere and flare. Hear tales of ghostly omens, shadow people, terrifying Ouija board sessions, the Hat Man, child ghosts, poltergeists, and more as the series progresses! Jennifer herself has lived in many a haunted house, and openly shares her own experiences from the scary and spooky to the curious and unexplained. As a professional medium and witch, she warmly shares her insights into spirituality and the paranormal. Learn how she became a spirit medium and professional psychic and hear specific events about her paranormal life. She encourages all who listen to share in the marvel of this world with an open mind and heart, and loves the thrilling chills a good ghost story offers. Have a seat in the séance parlour. Let’s get spooky!

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Embedded

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Avg Length 34m

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NPR's original documentary podcast unearths the stories behind the headlines. Police shootings. Towns ravaged by opioids. The roots of our modern immigration crisis. We explore what's been sealed off, undisclosed, or never brought to light. We return with a deeply-reported portrait of why these stories, and the people behind them, matter.
Support in-depth storytelling that matters by subscribing to Embedded+ and unlock early access to new episodes and sponsor-free listening. Learn more at plus.npr.org/embedded
Welcome to Your Fantasy

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In the 1980s the “male exotic dancers” of Chippendales were everywhere, selling the promise of women’s liberation for the price of a few dollars in a g-string. But behind the powerful mullets, oiled pecs, and non-stop parties lies a much darker story of greed, corruption and murder. Historian Natalia Petrzela exposes one of the great, sordid, unexamined stories in American culture.

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Stories of Appalachia

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Stories of Appalachia

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Welcome to "Stories of Appalachia," the podcast where hosts Steve Gilly and Rod Mullins have been unraveling the captivating history and folklore of the Appalachian region since 2015. Join them as they guide you through mist-covered mountains and winding rivers, exploring the stories that define the heart and soul of Appalachia.
Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/stories-of-appalachia--5553692/support.
Theories of the Third Kind

186 Episodes

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Avg Length 72m

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Latest episode 11 hours ago

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Explore the unknown with us. Conspiracy Theories, Aliens, Paranormal, Demons, Occult, Bigfoot, Reptilians, Cryptozoology, Conspiracies, Supernatural, UFOs. We seek the truth & provide the most interesting, thought-provoking questions & conspiracies. Dedicated to seeking the truth & waking the masses. https://www.TheoriesoftheThirdKind.com For advertising opportunities please email [email protected] We want to make the podcast even better, help us learn how we can: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4 Privacy Policy: https://www.studio71.com/terms-and-conditions-use/#Privacy%20Policy

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American Greed Podcast

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American Greed Podcast

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Avg Length 33m

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Latest episode 9 days ago

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CNBC's longest-running primetime original series, "American Greed" takes you inside the amazing real-life stories of how some people will do anything for money. The award-winning series is narrated by legendary actor Stacy Keach.

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