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Chatty Broads with Bekah and Jess
A couple of opinionated broads (Bekah Martinez and Jess Ambrose) hold nothing back in their arguably uncomfortable, occasionally serious, and undeniably funny chats ranging from Bachelor(ette) Recaps to sex to the paranormal to breastfeeding and more.
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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 PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman, from Gimlet.
Casefile True Crime
Fact is scarier than fiction.
Grief Burrito
Welcome to Grief Burrito, the wonderful comedy podcast covering all the latest games, films, tech, science and all round strangeness!
S-Town
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
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.
The Joe Rogan Experience
The podcast of Comedian Joe Rogan..
The Monday American: American History Podcast
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!
Radiolab
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
wndrsoul ☁️
WNDRSOUL a weekly podcast series featuring a variety of topics dealing with life's many passions and experiences.
Making Sense with Sam Harris
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.
Coffincast
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
The Rolistes Podcast
The Rolistes Podcast is your London based tabletop RPG podcast, discussing everything: games, life in London, best spots and events, life as immigrants, food, music and other geek stuff.
Good Luck Sleeping
A collection of everything creepy, disturbing, and paranormal: ghost stories, paranormal experiences, mythical legends, and true crime. From things that go bump in the night, to conspiracy theories that give you a fright, we will cover it.
Haunted Happenstance
A truly spooky series of ghost stories set in Boston, MA. Join our host and follow along a series of events that can only be explained as "haunted happenstance."
Nooks and Crannies
Nooks and Crannies: Digging into the politics of everyday life and the activism that shapes it.
Revisionist History
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.
Sword and Scale
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.
The C Word
A monthly comedy/conspiracy podcast where a group of idiots discuss the most insane theories from the depths of the internet. (Amongst other things!)
Boos and Spirits
A paranormal podcast, where two ghouls talk haunts while sipping cocktails!
Naptime Nancy True Crime Podcast
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!
The Dollop with Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds
Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds picks a subject from history and examine it.
Nothing Ever Happens in Canada
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
Nerdy Bitches Podcast
A funny take on the world of geekdom from two lifelong nerdy bitches, Heather and Liz talk geek culture, Marvel vs. DC, Harry Potter, Star Wars vs. Star Trek, Doctor Who, Tolkien, nerdcrafts, mainstream and not-so-mainstream genres. Weekly topics will also include the social aspect of being a geek, romance and dating, becoming a self-saving princess, random observations on daily life, hipster-bashing, drunken whores and other everyday faux pas.
The History Cache Podcast
History better than fiction. The History Cache podcast excavates through the most primordial interiors of the human experience with in-depth research, an intelligent narrative, and a fairly inexcusable level of nerdery. A history podcast for the most curious of minds.