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Fresh Air

358 episodes - Latest episode: about 23 hours ago - ★★★★ - 24.5K ratings
Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate co...
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Something Scary

115 episodes - Latest episode: about 12 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 6.9K ratings
Do you wanna hear something scary? Join Markeia every week as they bring you the creepiest ghost stories, urban legends, and folktales. Take our survey: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4. For advertising opp...
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Potterless

169 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 6.4K ratings
Join Mike Schubert, a grown man reading the Harry Potter series for the first time, as he sits down with HP fanatics to poke fun at plot holes, make painfully incorrect predictions, and bask in the...
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Fictional

36 episodes - Latest episode: 24 days ago - ★★★★★ - 4.7K ratings
Classic lit with a modern tone, every other week. From the creators of Myths and Legends, comes an altogether same-but-different podcast set in the world of classic lit. These are the stories of D...
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Phoebe Reads a Mystery

261 episodes - Latest episode: about 5 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 4K ratings
Phoebe reads a mystery novel. Our other shows are Criminal and This is Love.
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Bad On Paper

152 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 3.1K ratings
Your new internet besties give you a weekly dose of books, banter, and folks you should be following. Join 30-something reading enthusiasts and real-life best friends Grace Atwood and Becca Freeman...
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MuggleCast: the Harry Potter podcast

445 episodes - Latest episode: about 8 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 3K ratings
MuggleCast is your weekly ride into the Wizarding World. Pioneering the Harry Potter podcast phenomenon in August 2005, MuggleCast has continued to bring its listeners entertaining and thought-prov...
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Grammar Girl Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

790 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★ - 2.4K ratings
Grammar Girl is your friendly guide to the English language—writing, history, rules, and cool stuff. We cover punctuation, grammar, style, word histories, idioms, and more. Five-time winner of Best...
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Knifepoint Horror

58 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 2.2K ratings
Tales of supernatural suspense by Soren Narnia. Music by Kevin MacLeod, incompetech.com, unless otherwise noted. These stories are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unpo...
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Selected Shorts

77 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★ - 2K ratings
Our greatest actors transport us through the magic of fiction, one short story at a time. Sometimes funny. Always moving. Selected Shorts connects you to the world with a rich diversity of voices ...
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Little Stories for Tiny People: Anytime and bedtime stories for kids

84 episodes - Latest episode: 23 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.9K ratings
Little Stories for Tiny People is a kids' podcast featuring original kids' stories that will delight the tiny people in your life. Perfect for bleary-eyed parents, innovative teachers, and at-wits’...
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Overdue

464 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 1.6K ratings
Overdue is a podcast about the books you've been meaning to read. Join Andrew and Craig each week as they tackle a new title from their backlog. Classic literature, obscure plays, goofy chi...
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Read Me Romance

305 episodes - Latest episode: about 4 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 1.5K ratings
HEA on the go! Original, never-before-heard romance audiobooks from your favorite authors, narrated by professionals and presented for your listening pleasure every, single week! We’ll begin a new,...
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Scare You To Sleep

152 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.5K ratings
Curl up and relax as I read you a spooky bed time story! Join me in enjoying the soothing, although somewhat unnerving, sounds of all that goes bump in the night. From ghosts in the bayou to seria...
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Longform

446 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.4K ratings
Interviews with writers, journalists, filmmakers, and podcasters about how they do their work. Hosted by Aaron Lammer, Max Linsky, and Evan Ratliff.
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Game of Owns - ASOIAF/A Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones podcast

462 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 hour ago - ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
Podcasting through George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire and HBO's Game Of Thrones. Join the podcast chapter by chapter, season by season, with visits from artists, actors, and producers of t...
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Nerdette

372 episodes - Latest episode: about 11 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
Interviews with your favorite (or soon-to-be favorite) authors, artists, astronauts and more. From WBEZ.
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PotterCast: The Harry Potter fandom podcast (Est. 2005)

329 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
Join PotterCast in a continuing adventure through J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World. For eleven years PotterCast has remained your trusted source for discussion, celebration, and interviews with creat...
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Who Would Win

96 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.2K ratings
A #Geek and #Comedy #Podcast that debates battles between superheroes and villains from the worlds of #Comics, #Scifi, & #Fantasy. Hosted by @JamesGavsie Support this podcast at — https://redcircl...
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Reading Glasses

219 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.1K ratings
Want to learn how to make the most of your reading life? Join Brea Grant and Mallory O’Meara every week as they discuss tips and tricks for reading better! Listeners will learn how to vanquish thei...
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All the Books!

565 episodes - Latest episode: about 9 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 987 ratings
All the Books! is a weekly show of recommendations and enthusiasm regarding the week's new book releases.
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1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries Podcast

287 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★ - 951 ratings
Where History Comes Alive! A fast-paced, well-researched weekly podcast covering a wide range of historical events, persons, places, legends, and mysteries, hosted by Jon Hagadorn. 1001 Heroes Podc...
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History of Westeros (Game of Thrones)

285 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 910 ratings
Come obsess over A Song of Ice and Fire and Game of Thrones with us! Our show is an enthusiastic and heavily-detailed look at the past, present and future of Westeros and the realms beyond. Suppo...
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Scott Sigler's Audiobooks

341 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 884 ratings
New York Times best-selling novelist Scott Sigler gives away all of his stories as free, serialized audiobooks. Described as "Stephen King meets Michael Crichton meets Chuck Palahniuk," Scott's sto...
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Scary Story Podcast

58 episodes - Latest episode: 14 days ago - ★★★★★ - 835 ratings
Scary Story Podcast features scary stories about darkness, unexplained phenomena, and the paranormal. A collection of short original horror tales made to unsettle you. For more, visit ScaryPod.com
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Giants of History

95 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 821 ratings
Here at Giants of History, we produce a weekly biographical podcast that explores history’s most fascinating figures from cradle to grave. In each series, we strive to highlight the best stories a...
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Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day

289 episodes - Latest episode: about 15 hours ago - ★★★★ - 817 ratings
Free daily dose of word power from Merriam-Webster's experts
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Geek's Guide to the Galaxy - A Science Fiction Podcast

443 episodes - Latest episode: 11 days ago - ★★★★★ - 794 ratings
Science fiction author David Barr Kirtley talks geek culture with guests such as Neil Gaiman (#253), George R. R. Martin (#22), Richard Dawkins (#46), Wil Wheaton (#398), Bill Nye (#273), Margaret...
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Bend the Knee: A Song of Ice and Fire Podcast

228 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★ - 747 ratings
Bend the knee and join us each week as we re-read the epic fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin. Each episode will contain a small council meeting for updates on the HBO sh...
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Radio Westeros ASoIaF Podcasts

98 episodes - Latest episode: 22 days ago - ★★★★★ - 739 ratings
Yolkboy and Lady Gwynhyfvar host podcasts about George RR Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire' novels. Analysis and theories - alongside short readings set to specially arranged music, pseudo adverts...
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