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Creation Date January 22nd, 2021
Updated Date Updated January 28th, 2021
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  1. Our world flips between indifferent and outwardly-hostile to human life. The common thread holding every disasterous event in history is the spectacle. But once a disaster becomes a human disaster, it becomes so much more. Doomsday is here to explore the most traumatic, bizarre and most awe-inspiring but largely unheard-of disasters from throughout human history and around the world including the science behind every disturbing detail. If you like shipwrecks, decapitations, things that melt, living blankets of insects and people screaming for their lives, Doomsday is the podcast for you.
  2. Tony Thaxton explores the weirder side of music, celebrating and telling the story behind those strange albums that make you wonder how and why they exist. Doing deep dives on albums released by pro athletes, actors, fictional characters, and more. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support
  3. TRUE features the often weird but always true stories of strange events and unforgettable moments.  Each episode explores unusual, obscure, sometimes funny, sometimes creepy stories.  Stories that are so bizarre that you won’t believe that they’re real… but they are, because, yeah, they’re TRUE.  New episodes published every Tuesday morning.
  4. They Walk Among Us is an award-winning weekly UK true crime podcast covering a broad range of cases from the sinister to the surreal. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/theywalkamongus.
  5. Adam Devine, Anders Holm, Blake Anderson, and Kyle Newacheck seriously discuss some very important topics.
  6. On History of the 90’s we’ll travel back in time through the stories that defined a decade. The last 10 years of the 20th century was a time like no other, from Columbine to Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Seinfeld, Air Jordan, and the Spice Girls …if it happened in the 90’s you’ll hear about it on this podcast. Join Kathy Kenzora as we journey through the History of the 90's every other Wednesday. 
  7. Starring comedian Peter Oldring, Dexter Guff is Smarter Than You is a satirical show about an under-qualified, over-confident, lifestyle entrepreneur. Featuring interviews with successful people - like celebrities, thought leaders, business moguls - It is a one-stop shop for life strategies to help you “crush” it.
  8. Ongoing History of New Music looks at things from the alt-rock universe to hip hop, from artist profiles to various thematic explorations. It is Canada’s most well known music documentary hosted by the legendary Alan Cross. Whatever the episode, you’re definitely going to learn something that you might not find anywhere else. Trust us on this.
  9. What does the word “meme” have to do with evolutionary biology? And why do we call it “Spanish flu” when it was never Spanish? Science Diction is a podcast about words—and the science stories within them. If you like your language with a side of science, Science Diction has you covered. Brought to you by Science Friday and WNYC Studios.
  10. A true crime podcast in the air. Lifelong aviation enthusiast Gustavo Sorola and his co-host Chris Demarais break down the major accidents in aviation and the steps taken to prevent future disasters. If you like true-crime podcasts but want something fresh and unique, you’ll love Black Box Down. Subscribe now and fasten your seat belt.
  11. Welcome to your mortality, humans! It's a new podcast called Death in the Afternoon, from the team behind Ask a Mortician. The deathcast will dispel myths about death and dead bodies, dive into history and dark tales you've never heard before, and hopefully make you less afraid to talk about the inevitable. Hosted by Caitlin Doughty, Louise Hung, and Sarah Chavez.

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