Top Rated Culture Podcasts
S-Town is a new podcast from Serial and This American Life, hosted by Brian Reed, about a man named John who despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it. He asks Brian to investigate the son of a wealthy family who's allegedly been bragging that he got away with murder. But when someone else ends up dead, the search for the truth leads to a nasty feud, a hunt for hidden treasure, and an unearthing of the mysteries of one man's life.
This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.
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.
Ever wonder who would win in court: Troll Dolls vs Furbies? Dunkaroos vs Gushers? Celine Dion vs Mariah Carey? Neither have we. UNTIL NOW. Two most excellent aspects of the 90s face off in court and have their sides presented by two experts: children of the 90s. Also featuring lots of other 90s nostalgic nonsense.
American history, one story at a time. Every episode tells the story of the people and the events that matter in America's past. As history is learned, it becomes apparent that hindsight isn't always 20/20; context matters. Listen to the American History podcast that never removes the story from History!
A two-time Peabody Award-winner, Radiolab is an investigation told through sounds and stories, and centered around one big idea. In the Radiolab world, information sounds like music and science and culture collide. Hosted by Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich, the show is designed for listeners who demand skepticism, but appreciate wonder. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy and Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin. © WNYC Studios
There is an undeniable fact in life: Toys have always been a part of growing up. They were the first thing we coveted. They were the vehicles for our imagination, our first friends, our baby sitters. There is no better shade of nostalgia than reminiscing on the toys that made us who we are.Every week we give an insight on a specific toy. Its rise. Its fall. Its impact.This is Toys Were Us
A podcast journey into death in all its forms. A mix of true crime, bizarre death stories, and education in the last mystery we will all face. Hosted by Kristin with new episodes every Monday at 8 am central time. Available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and many more. Hosted by Kristin Davis Follow on Twitter @Coffincast Theme: Spirit Descend by Shadow Vibe (@shadowvibemusic) Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/Coffincast/support
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times bestsellers. His books include The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing and public lectures cover a wide range of topics—neuroscience, moral philosophy, religion, meditation practice, human violence, rationality—but generally focus on how a growing understanding of ourselves and the world is changing our sense of how we should live. Harris's work has been published in more than 20 languages and has been discussed in The New York Times, Time, Scientific American, Nature, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, and many other journals. He has written for The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Economist, The Times (London), The Boston Globe, The Atlantic, The Annals of Neurology, and elsewhere. Sam Harris received a degree in philosophy from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA.
We're three old friends dedicated to learning everything we can about TV and Film. We cover everything from classic Nickelodeon shows to the basics of cinematography. We're bound to have something for everyone, so grab a drink (wine, tea, whatever you prefer) and come learn with us!
Elijah and Will are just a couple of harmless guys digging into weird things they don't know much about and trying to figure out what the hell is happening in the world outside of their homes. Do they get things wrong? Without a doubt! Are they learning from their mistakes? Not anytime soon. Is this crap entertaining? Their wives claim they're entertained and if they're entertained does anyone else really matter? Listen in as they dive into all manner of subjects as they Bring On The Weird. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bringontheweird/support
Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time. From Pushkin Industries. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.
The Sword and Scale true-crime podcast is an immersive audio experience covering the dark side of humanity and human nature. Our stories delve into the worst of the worst and include murder, rape, dismemberment and cannibalism. No crime is too brutal and no victim is too pure. The worst monsters are real.
My journey into true crime began when my mom's sadistic and abusive step father had his DNA tested within the Golden State Killer case. Since his clearance, I have discovered just how many monsters had fit the mold of the East Area Rapist turned Original Night Stalker/Golden State Killer in California alone, This shocking discovery sparked my interest for true crime and my desire to help victim's family members get answers at long last, by sharing unsolved cases of the missing, murdered and unidentified. Thanks for listening and sharing!
Most people think nothing ever happens in Canada but this simply is not true. This is a Canadian podcast, looking to explore the myths, legends and just truly good old tales Canada has to tell. Choose your own adventure now and join me in discovering some of Canada's most unique stories. Support Us on 🔴PATREON https://www.patreon.com/nothingcanada Web Page nothingcanada.com A part of the Straight Up Strange Network, check us out! straightupstrange.com 🖖🏼👽 You can find me at @nothingcanada on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter or Email me at CanadianGirl2319@gmail.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nothingcanada/support