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Top 50 Documentary Podcasts

May 22, 2024

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

Fascinating People Fascinating Places
Top 10 Best Fascinating People Fascinating Places Episodes

111 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.”

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Radiolab

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Radiolab
Top 10 Best Radiolab Episodes

319 Episodes

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Avg Length 44m

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Latest episode 4 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.

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Global News Podcast

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Global News Podcast
Top 10 Best Global News Podcast Episodes

1686 Episodes

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Avg Length 30m

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Latest episode 10 hours ago

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The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends.

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F**k That

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F**k That
Top 10 Best F**k That Episodes

60 Episodes

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Avg Length 50m

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Latest episode 8 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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Casefile True Crime

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Casefile True Crime
Top 10 Best Casefile True Crime Episodes

363 Episodes

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Avg Length 61m

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Latest episode 4 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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Criminal

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Criminal
Top 10 Best Criminal Episodes

283 Episodes

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Avg Length 33m

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Latest episode 5 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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Freakonomics Radio

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Freakonomics Radio
Top 10 Best Freakonomics Radio Episodes

1317 Episodes

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Avg Length 39m

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Latest episode 2 days 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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White Devil

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White Devil
Top 10 Best White Devil Episodes

24 Episodes

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Avg Length 31m

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Latest episode 1 day ago

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Shootings are not unusual in Belize. Shootings of cops are. When a wealthy woman – part of 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. New episodes every Monday!
The Whispering Woods - Real Life Ghost Stories
Top 10 Best The Whispering Woods - Real Life Ghost Stories Episodes

159 Episodes

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Avg Length 26m

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Latest episode 2 days ago

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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

Contact us at [email protected]

Get bonus content on Patreon

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

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In The Dark

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In The Dark
Top 10 Best In The Dark Episodes

52 Episodes

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Avg Length 36m

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Latest episode 3 months ago

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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.

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American Scandal

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American Scandal
Top 10 Best American Scandal Episodes

349 Episodes

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Avg Length 34m

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Latest episode 1 day 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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Star Time Podcast

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Star Time Podcast
Top 10 Best Star Time Podcast Episodes

20 Episodes

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Avg Length 57m

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Latest episode 4 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: @star.timeroddy Website: https://linktr.ee/Startimepodcastwithroddy

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Real Crime Profile

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Real Crime Profile
Top 10 Best Real Crime Profile Episodes

563 Episodes

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Avg Length 41m

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Latest episode 1 day 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.

The Why Files: Operation Podcast
Top 10 Best The Why Files: Operation Podcast Episodes

166 Episodes

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Avg Length 33m

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Latest episode 18 hours 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.

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Pretty Lies & Alibis

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Pretty Lies & Alibis
Top 10 Best Pretty Lies & Alibis Episodes

797 Episodes

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Avg Length 33m

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Latest episode 12 hours ago

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Pretty Lies & Alibis covers stories from all across the US and our mission is to provide our listeners with the facts and most updated news on each case. Join GiGi to seek the truth and travel the long road to justice for the victims and their families.
Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/pretty-lies-alibis--4447192/support.
Voices of Shaping Our Future
Top 10 Best Voices of Shaping Our Future Episodes

18 Episodes

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Avg Length 38m

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Latest episode 2 years ago

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From the team that brought you Voices of America In One Room, this is Voices of Shaping Our Future. Imagine a world where forming policy was less about cutting through red tape, and more about listening to people for building a better tomorrow. Two of the most widely discussed social issues facing our society today center around our CLIMATE and ECONOMIC INEQUALITY. While many people are divided on these issues, and there are a variety of ideas involving how they should be handled, we were curious to know what the younger generation thought about these topics. In May 2021, more than 600 young people from across the country were brought together online to discuss their insights on these issues in small groups, listen to panel experts answer their questions, and interact with each other regardless of whether or not they agreed on the topics being discussed. In this podcast, we speak with some of those participants and get their thoughts on the conversations they had during the 2021 "Shaping Our Future" event.

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The First Shogun

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The First Shogun
Top 10 Best The First Shogun Episodes

7 Episodes

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Avg Length 24m

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Latest episode 2 days ago

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The TV series "Shogun" brings Japanese history to life, but who was the first Shogun?
In this series of podcasts, Sean Bermingham explores the rise to power of Yoritomo Minamoto, the first military leader of Japan. We'll follow Yoritomo's life and adventures as a young man as he leads his Genji clan to victory against the odds in the greatest samurai civil war in Japan's history, and eventually claims the title as Japan's First Shogun.
Written and presented by Sean Bermingham. Music by EdRecords/Pond5: www.pond5.com

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Danny Jones Podcast

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Danny Jones Podcast
Top 10 Best Danny Jones Podcast Episodes

239 Episodes

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Avg Length 131m

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Latest episode 1 day ago

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Danny’s quest to get smarter.

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Exile

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Exile
Top 10 Best Exile Episodes

26 Episodes

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Avg Length 28m

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Latest episode 2 months ago

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Welcome to Exile, a podcast about Jewish lives under the shadow of fascism. Narrated by award-winning screen and stage actor, Mandy Patinkin. Untold stories and firsthand accounts drawn from intimate letters, diaries and interviews found in the Leo Baeck Institute’s vast archive. Each episode, a story of beauty and danger that brings history to life. Because the past is always present. Starting November 1, episodes are released weekly every Tuesday. The Leo Baeck Institute, New York | Berlin is a research library and archive focused on the history of German-speaking Jews. Antica Productions produces award-winning non-fiction podcasts, films and series which inform and inspire audiences around the world.

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Telehell

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Top 10 Best Telehell Episodes

160 Episodes

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Avg Length 41m

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Latest episode 16 days ago

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This is "Telehell", Where We cover the worst, the dumbest, the most sin-worthy of TV moments from the past 7 decades. Then, we rate them on a scale based on Dante's 9 circles of Hell. Add dry wit and cheesy jokes to the mix, and you've got something that will last throughout eternity--we hope. We drop a new episode every Sunday Night (EST) Until then, thanks for coming and remember our Motto: "If It's Not in Telehell...It's Not worth a Damn!"
This Is Actually Happening
Top 10 Best This Is Actually Happening Episodes

443 Episodes

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Avg Length 37m

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Latest episode 1 day 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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Cover Story

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Cover Story
Top 10 Best Cover Story Episodes

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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Throughline

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Throughline
Top 10 Best Throughline Episodes

296 Episodes

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Avg Length 47m

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Latest episode 6 days ago

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Throughline is a time machine. Each episode, we travel beyond the headlines to answer the question, "How did we get here?" We use sound and stories to bring history to life and put you into the middle of it. From ancient civilizations to forgotten figures, we take you directly to the moments that shaped our world. Throughline is hosted by Peabody Award-winning journalists Rund Abdelfatah and Ramtin Arablouei.
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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Skyline Drive

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Skyline Drive
Top 10 Best Skyline Drive Episodes

20 Episodes

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Avg Length 27m

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Latest episode 5 days ago

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When Mangesh Hattikudur (Part-Time Genius, Humans Growing Stuff) set out to do a big, sweeping show on astrology, he didn’t realize the first interview would change the course of his life. But as he tries to put his world back together, he realizes the incredible ways astrology presents itself in modern society: from NASA employees who keep their belief in astrology in the closet, to world leaders who’ve used astrologers to guide foreign policy, to moneyball statisticians who use astrology more than statistics to build baseball teams, to a little shop in India where your fortune was written for you centuries ago, and is waiting for you to come claim it. Over the course of 8 episodes, Mangesh tries to decipher why we keep looking to the stars for answers, and what happens when you don’t believe in astrology, but astrology keeps happening to you.

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Slow Burn

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Slow Burn
Top 10 Best Slow Burn Episodes

152 Episodes

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Avg Length 39m

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Latest episode 3 hours ago

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In 1978, state Sen. John Briggs put a bold proposition on the California ballot. If it passed, the Briggs Initiative would ban gays and lesbians from working in public schools—and fuel a growing backlash against LGBTQ+ people in all corners of American life. In the ninth season of Slate’s Slow Burn, host Christina Cauterucci explores one of the most consequential civil rights battles in American history: the first-ever statewide vote on gay rights. With that fight looming, young gay activists formed a sprawling, infighting, joyous opposition; confronted the smear that they were indoctrinating kids; and came out en masse to show Briggs—and their own communities—who they really were. And when an unthinkable act of violence shocked them all, they showed the world what gay power looked like. Want more Slow Burn? Subscribe to Slate Plus to immediately access all past seasons and 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?
A Flatpack History of Sweden
Top 10 Best A Flatpack History of Sweden Episodes

116 Episodes

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Avg Length 47m

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Latest episode 3 days ago

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A fun history podcast chronologically charting Swedish history in a light-hearted and conversational way. Each week we introduce a new step along our journey through the history of Sweden, from the Stone Age to the modern day. Vikings included!

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Ukraine: The Latest

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Ukraine: The Latest
Top 10 Best Ukraine: The Latest Episodes

598 Episodes

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Avg Length 52m

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Latest episode 17 hours ago

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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.



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

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Committable

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Committable
Top 10 Best Committable Episodes

42 Episodes

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Avg Length 28m

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Latest episode 17 hours ago

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Committable is a podcast about involuntary commitments. We focus on stories from people with lived experience as a window into complex conversations with attorneys, physicians, psychologists and more.
Fated Mates - A Romance Novel Podcast
Top 10 Best Fated Mates - A Romance Novel Podcast Episodes

305 Episodes

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Avg Length 73m

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Latest episode 6 hours ago

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The most listened to romance novel podcast, Fated Mates is co-hosted by bestselling author Sarah MacLean and romance critic Jen Prokop. Weekly episodes include romance novel read-alongs and lively discussions of the work of the genre, highlighting the romance novel as a powerful tool in fighting the patriarchy...with absolutely no kink shaming.

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Ear Hustle

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Ear Hustle
Top 10 Best Ear Hustle Episodes

130 Episodes

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Avg Length 38m

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Latest episode 7 days 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.

Secrets and Spies - A Spy & Geopolitics Podcast
Top 10 Best Secrets and Spies - A Spy & Geopolitics Podcast Episodes

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Avg Length 54m

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Latest episode 4 days ago

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Secrets and Spies is an enthralling podcast that guides listeners on an immersive journey into the hidden realm of espionage, terrorism, geopolitics, and international intrigue. Hosted by filmmaker Chris Carr and writer Matt Fulton, each episode promises riveting conversations with best-selling authors, historians, journalists, and former intelligence professionals. Secrets and Spies is more than a podcast—it's an intellectual adventure that invites you to join us in deciphering the most enigmatic professions, ideologies, and organizations that shape the global landscape. Tune in for thought-provoking discussions and expert insights with balanced yet critical perspectives that will expand your understanding of our uncertain world. Subscribe to Secrets and Spies today on all major podcast streaming platforms. Our Hosts Host Chris Carr, driven by a teenage encounter with former KGB officer Oleg Gordievsky, brings a unique authenticity to the podcast. His deep-seated fascination with espionage is evident in his highly acclaimed short spy film "The Dry Cleaner," available on Apple TV and Amazon Prime. Currently developing feature film and television scripts inspired by the podcast's themes, Chris aims to create realistic and compelling spy dramas. Joining him is Matt Fulton, a novelist and screenwriter who draws inspiration from masters of the spy genre like John Le Carré, Tom Clancy, and Graham Greene. Author of the “Active Measures” series of globe-trotting geopolitical thrillers, Matt brings his decades of extensive research and narrative prowess to the podcast, offering listeners a front-row seat to the thrilling world of covert operations.

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Voices for Justice

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Voices for Justice
Top 10 Best Voices for Justice Episodes

204 Episodes

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Latest episode 5 days ago

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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.
Bad Acts: A True Crime Podcast
Top 10 Best Bad Acts: A True Crime Podcast Episodes

204 Episodes

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Avg Length 47m

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Latest episode 6 days 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
The Whiskey Lore® Podcast
Top 10 Best The Whiskey Lore® Podcast Episodes

104 Episodes

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Avg Length 37m

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Latest episode 4 days ago

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Check out one of the most unique whisky podcasts on the planet. In his weekly Whisky Flights, best-selling travel author Drew Hannush takes you to a world of great craft distilleries, where you'll experience the pleasures of distillery travel. Then, each month, Drew's storytelling takes center stages as he uncovers the rich stories, myths, and legends that surround the whisky world. Discover the origins of Bottled-in-Bond, learn about the real Whisky Capital of the World, and debunk common myths about how we smell, taste, and enjoy whisky. Whether you’re a fan of Bourbon, Scotch, rye, or Irish whisky, Drew’s captivating storytelling will enrich your whisky experience.

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Sword and Scale

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Sword and Scale
Top 10 Best Sword and Scale Episodes

268 Episodes

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Avg Length 66m

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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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Solving JFK

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Solving JFK
Top 10 Best Solving JFK Episodes

60 Episodes

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Avg Length 38m

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Latest episode 6 hours ago

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Solving JFK examines each issue in the JFK Assassination by looking at the arguments from both those who believe Oswald acted alone and those who believe there was a conspiracy to kill president Kennedy. Host Matt Crumpton analyzes each tree in the forest and then zooms out to look at the big picture. Objective truth is the paramount goal of the podcast, with every factual proposition cited. In season one, we look at whether the Warren Report got it right that Lee Harvey Oswald was the lone assassin, and if not, what the open questions are that still need to be resolved.

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Canadian History Ehx

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Canadian History Ehx
Top 10 Best Canadian History Ehx Episodes

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Avg Length 24m

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Latest episode 22 hours ago

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Follow Craig Baird as he explores the good, the bad and the weird of Canada's history from the pre-colonial era to 25 years ago. Whatever you want to know about Canadian history, this is your one-stop shop.
Curious Tourism: Responsible Travel Podcast
Top 10 Best Curious Tourism: Responsible Travel Podcast Episodes

122 Episodes

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Avg Length 44m

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What does it take to make travel better for people and the planet? Join travel writer Erin Hynes, podcast producer, Kattie Laur, and their guests, as they explore their curiosities about what truly makes travel and tourism responsible. Formerly known as Alpaca My Bags Podcast. Follow us on Instagram: @curioustourismpod

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YQG In Bloom

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YQG In Bloom
Top 10 Best YQG In Bloom Episodes

68 Episodes

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Avg Length 24m

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Latest episode 7 days ago

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Tracy Martens takes you on a journey through the Windsor/Essex County area to introduce you to wonderful people, shops, markets. We will learn a lot about these inspiring people along the way, and show you everything that the YQG area has to offer. Each episode will highlight a different business or talented person in hopes of growing their fanbase as well as letting people know what a talented little corner of Ontario we have.

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P3 Historia

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P3 Historia
Top 10 Best P3 Historia Episodes

196 Episodes

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Avg Length 49m

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Latest episode 6 days ago

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Om personerna som skapade vår historia. Missade du historielektionerna har du en ny chans nu! Nya avsnitt från P3 Historia hittar du först i Sveriges Radio Play. Ansvarig utgivare: Caroline Pouron

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Mike Drop

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Mike Drop
Top 10 Best Mike Drop Episodes

199 Episodes

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Avg Length 145m

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The Mike Drop podcast is hosted by former Navy SEAL, Mike Ritland. It is a not so politically correct discussion of wide ranging topics that span from government, politics and war to health and fitness, from guns and survival skills to food and nutrition with music, BBQ and a touch of everything else in between. This is THE platform that is completely raw, totally unfiltered and in your face, while still intellectually sound with good intuitive dialogue between A-holes that know what they’re talking about.
Chasing Ghosts: An Irregular Warfare Podcast
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42 Episodes

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Avg Length 46m

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Latest episode 9 days ago

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An unauthorized podcast series peeking behind the curtain at the vast machinery and briar patch politics of fighting terrorism and insurgency and everything in between. I'm a "COINtra" and not a "COINdinista", the latter are the vast army of apparatchiks and apologists who fire the engines of Irregular Warfare (IW) planet-wide. We're the skeptics and doubters of all things IW and special operations. And we are a tiny sliver of the IW community. I have noticed a jarring gap in this part of the discussion and intend on filling the breach.

Substack: Chasing Ghosts: An Irregular Warfare Podcast

Smedley D. Butler Fellow for Military Affairs at the Libertarian Institute:

I am an Amazon Affiliate.

You can contact me at [email protected].

Rogues Gallery Uncovered
Top 10 Best Rogues Gallery Uncovered Episodes

41 Episodes

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Avg Length 20m

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Latest episode 7 days ago

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Libertines, Lotharios and Complete B******s. True stories of history's most badly behaved men and women. Join roguish host Simon Talbot as he uncovers the disreputable lives and fascinating times of historical hellraisers like Giacomo Casanova, Catherine the Great and Errol Flynn, along with a bawdy cast of colourful characters that you may not have heard of. Become a Lovable Rogue because everything is more fun in period costume.

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Unobscured

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Top 10 Best Unobscured Episodes

76 Episodes

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Avg Length 55m

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Latest episode 1 year ago

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Each season of Unobscured digs deep into one of history's darkest and most misunderstood moments, and sheds light on the true story beneath the myth.

Explore the Salem witch trials (S1), the Spiritualist Movement (S2), Jack the Ripper (S3), and Grigori Rasputin (S4) through the narrative storytelling of Aaron Mahnke, along with prominent historian interviews.

Legends of the Old West
Top 10 Best Legends of the Old West Episodes

285 Episodes

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Avg Length 34m

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Latest episode 7 days ago

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Wyatt Earp, Jesse James, and Butch and Sundance. Lakota, Comanche and Apache. Wars, gunfights and robberies. This show covers the toughest lawmen, the wildest outlaws, and the deadliest towns — all the people and events that shaped the American West.

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Swindled

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Swindled
Top 10 Best Swindled Episodes

128 Episodes

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Avg Length 56m

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Latest episode 8 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
A Few Minutes of History
Top 10 Best A Few Minutes of History Episodes

50 Episodes

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Avg Length 32m

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Latest episode 9 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.

The Generation Why Podcast
Top 10 Best The Generation Why Podcast Episodes

533 Episodes

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Avg Length 52m

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Latest episode 2 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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Keys To The Kingdom

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Keys To The Kingdom
Top 10 Best Keys To The Kingdom Episodes

9 Episodes

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Avg Length 30m

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Latest episode 5 months ago

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Keys to the Kingdom is an unprecedented, eight-part docuseries exploring the peculiar backstage life of theme park characters, performers, and fans. Hosted by recovering theme park employees Matt Gourley (Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend, Superego, Drunk History) and Amanda Lund (Earios Co-founder, The Complete Woman, New Girl), each installment promises insider secrets, stories of absurd guest interactions, and fascinating tales of workplace minutiae. Brought to you by Earios in conjunction with Tradecraft Media.

Get 8 full-length, bonus companion episodes featuring numerous extended and unheard interviews and more at https://plus.acast.com/s/keystothekingdom.



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Shipwrecks and Sea Dogs
Top 10 Best Shipwrecks and Sea Dogs Episodes

67 Episodes

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Avg Length 41m

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Latest episode 8 days ago

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Shipwrecks and Sea Dogs tells the stories of the most notorious, tragic, unfortunate, and mysterious events in the history of ocean voyages, spanning ancient shipwrecks to the very recent! Did you know a 17th century Dutch merchant created his own murder island? Or the worst maritime disaster in US history happened on the Mississippi River? Discover the real stories and what led to these disasters. If you love history, you will love Shipwrecks and Sea Dogs. Subscribe to Into History for ad-free episodes, early access, bonus content, Discord community, and exclusive events across all of the Into History member podcasts. Go to IntoHistory.com to subscribe.

Documentary Podcasts

Documentary podcasts have become increasingly popular in recent years, offering listeners a deep dive into a wide range of topics and issues. These podcasts explore real-life stories, events, and people, using audio to transport listeners to different places and times and allowing them to experience the world in a new and fascinating way. Documentary podcasts can cover a broad range of topics, from history and politics to culture, science, and beyond. They often feature interviews with experts, witnesses, and those directly involved in the events being discussed, offering listeners an intimate and often emotional perspective on the subject matter.

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documentary podcast is a podcast that tells a non-fiction story, often through interviews, archival footage, and narration. The topics of documentary podcasts can range from true crime, politics, history, science, and more.

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Some popular documentary podcasts include "Serial," "Radiolab," "This American Life," "S-Town," and "The Daily."

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What makes a good documentary podcast?

A good documentary podcast has a compelling story, interesting and well-researched subject matter, a clear and engaging narration, and a unique perspective or angle on the topic. It should also have high-quality production values and use a variety of audio elements to enhance the listening experience.

How can I find documentary podcasts to listen to?

You can find documentary podcasts on Goodpods by searching with relevant keywords such as "documentary," "true crime," "history," or "investigative journalism." Many documentary podcasts are also featured in "best of" lists, curated playlists, or on social media by fans and podcast networks.