Non-Fiction Podcasts I love

A curated podcast list by Jessica Ann
Creation Date October 15th, 2019
Updated Date Updated March 2nd, 2020
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An ever-growing list of fantastic podcasts (in no particular order)
CastJunkie is a tool for podcasts listeners of all genres who are searching for their next listen. Host Zach reviews a different podcast series or season each week, helping discerning listeners discover new shows and connect with their creators. Each episode lasts 4 to 15 minutes and gives listeners a quick overview of that week's selection, what to expect from the show, and why he thinks it should be added to your queue.
A podcast of 2 ghoulfriends talking all things true crime & paranormal. New episodes every Monday & Thursday.
The goal is to be more like our bird friends, elevated with a different and lighter perspective. Join me on this weekly “check in", and gain more of a "birds eye view" of common situations, circumstances, thoughts, feelings that keep us up at night, but also keep us from being present in our daily lives and relationships. And you don't have to worry about a God complex here, we reflect on real life; Meeting up with a good friend just to chat. I’ll have some special guests sit with me to talk about their journeys and why I consider them “humming birds” in my life. Be prepared to laugh and maybe feel more, but most importantly be prepared to grow. But there’s more to this podcast, a plot twist if you will. Tune in Friday nights for the special segment "Night Owl” featuring horror stories fact and fiction.
Stories of the lives of spies throughout history.
Sometimes the only difference between us and them... is who gets a key. Almost anything can seem normal. Are you sure you really want to know?
Join us, Christian and Ellen Weatherford, while we review your favorite species of animals and rate them out of ten in the categories of effectiveness, ingenuity and aesthetics. Transcripts can be found at justthezooofus.com 😊 Got a species you want us to review? Submit your animal friend to us at ellen@justthezooofus.com and when we review your animal we'll give you a shoutout 😊 Cover art by Taylor Gordon Art!
The Ladies of Strange is a comedy podcast where we talk about everything from true crime, paranormal, conspiracy, and anything else we find questionable, odd, or eerie. Sit down with us every Thursday for a story presented by one of the hosts and learn with us that everyone has something they find strange, let us tell you why (sometimes) it’s not.
On this podcast, I review the reviews of this podcast. Multi-award-winning.
Pomegranates and Pitchforks is a horror and true crime podcast that brings true stories and not so true stories together in beautiful and disturbing harmony.Alix is a creep, and Sunshine is her creep enabling best friend. Together they tackle all things horror. History, politics, science, and sociology - from zombies to serial killers.
All about Cryptozoology , with a little bit of nerd and a lot of humor. Join us for laughs, a good time and maybe you'll learn something new!
A fortnightly podcast about UK true crime with a touch of the weird and the macabre. Hosted by Bob, he takes a challenge every episode, from someone! to find a crime story related to a single word!
Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (as well as a TV show and book series) about dark historical tales. Each episode explores the mysterious creatures, tragic events, and unusual places that fill the pages of history. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.
Mission Log is a Roddenberry Entertainment podcast with the sole purpose of exploring the Star Trek universe one episode at a time. That’s right, this podcast will cover six different series and 30 seasons of television by journeying into every one of the 726 episodes with a single mission: to explore, debate and discuss one of the largest science fiction phenomena of all time, Star Trek. Starting with The Original Series’ initial pilot and continuing chronologically until we reach the last episode of Star Trek: Enterprise, each week our hosts, Ken Ray and John Champion, will tackle a single episode, delving into the most historical and hysterical science fiction that Star Trek has to offer. Along with a variety of guests and interviews, Mission Log will attempt to reach Star Trek’s ethical subtext, understand it’s complex metaphors and finally figure out what was the trouble with those tribbles. Explore strange new details. Seek out new perspectives; deeper understandings. Boldly go where so many of us love to go, again and again. Join us for Mission Log!
Two high school students, Emilee and Sofia, dive into the world of possibilities surrounding conspiracies and unsolved murders in their hidden bunker.
We’re at our most vulnerable when we go to our doctors. We trust the person at the other end of that scalpel. We trust the hospital. We trust the system.Christopher Duntsch was a neurosurgeon who radiated confidence. He claimed he was the best in Dallas. If you had back pain, and had tried everything else, Dr. Duntsch could give you the spine surgery that would take your pain away.But soon his patients started to experience complications, and the system failed to protect them. Which begs the question: who - or what - is that system meant to protect?From Wondery, the network behind the hit podcast Dirty John, DR. DEATH is a story about a charming surgeon, 33 patients and a spineless system. Reported and hosted by Laura Beil.
History is full of stories we think we know. They are old and dark, but time has robbed us of perspective and clarity. They've become obscured and misunderstood. Which is why this series exists: to dig deep and shed light on some of history’s darkest moments. To help us better understand where we’ve come from. To make it Unobscured. Each season pairs narrative storytelling from Aaron Mahnke, creator of the hit podcast Lore, with prominent historian interviews. Season Two: Spiritualism
From the creator of the hit podcast Lore comes a new, bite-sized storytelling experience. Each twice-weekly episode features two short tales that take listeners on a guided tour of the unbelievable, the unsettling, and the bizarre.
5 and 30 With Ruk is a short form interview podcast. It will feature creators, voice actors, and host from many other podcasts. Each guest will be asked 5 random questions that will range from meaning of life stuff to flat out silly. After they answer each one they will be give 30 seconds to promote whatever they like.

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