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Dirty John

26 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 39.4K ratings
Debra Newell is a successful interior designer. She meets John Meehan, a handsome man who seems to check all the boxes: attentive, available, just back from a year in Iraq with Doctors With...
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29 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 37K ratings
Susan Powell vanished on Dec. 7, 2009. Her body has never been found. From the beginning, West Valley City, Utah police suspected Susan's husband, Josh Powell, had murdered her. They never ...
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198 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 33.9K ratings
Radiolab is one of the most beloved podcasts and public radio shows in the world. The show is known for its deep-dive journalism and innovative sound design. Created in 2002 by host Jad Abumrad, th...
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Freakonomics Radio

107 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 22.7K ratings
Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and thin...
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Ear Hustle

60 episodes - Latest episode: 10 days ago - ★★★★★ - 17.3K ratings
Ear Hustle brings you the daily realities of life inside prison shared by those living it, and stories from the outside, post-incarceration. The podcast is a partnership between Nigel Poor,...
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Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad

92 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 15.7K ratings
Retired Cold Case Investigator Paul Holes and Investigative Journalist Billy Jensen dig deep into unsolved murders, unidentified remains and missing persons cases. Each week listeners ride shotgun...
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Dolly Parton's America

12 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 13.9K ratings
In this intensely divided moment, one of the few things everyone still seems to agree on is Dolly Parton—but why? That simple question leads to a deeply personal, historical, and musical rethinking...
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63 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 10.3K ratings
Host Kelly McEvers takes a story from the news and goes deep. Whether that means digging into the Trump administration's past, the stories behind police shootings caught on video, or visiting a tow...
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Snap Judgment Presents: Spooked

52 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 10.2K ratings
Spooked features true-life supernatural stories, told firsthand by people who can barely believe it happened themselves. Be afraid. Created in the dark of night, by Snap Judgment and WNYC Studios. ...
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American Scandal

141 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 9.7K ratings
Every scandal begins with a lie. But the truth will come out. And then comes the fallout and the outrage. Scandals have shaped America since its founding. From business and politics to spo...
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True Crime All The Time

385 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 9K ratings
Hosts Mike Ferguson and Mike Gibson guide you through the most interesting true crime stories. This is a true crime podcast that spares none of the details and delves into what makes these ...
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Snap Judgment

424 episodes - Latest episode: about 15 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 8.8K ratings
Snap Judgment (Storytelling, with a BEAT) mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, dramatic, kick-ass radio. Snap’s raw, musical brand of storytelling dares listeners to s...
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Scene on Radio

91 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 8.6K ratings
Scene on Radio is a Peabody-nominated podcast that dives deeply into issues central to American society, exploring who we were and who we are. Recent many-part series include Seeing White, ...
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Confronting: O.J. Simpson with Kim Goldman

20 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 8.5K ratings
25 years after the crimes that ignited the "Trial of the Century" Kim Goldman, sister of murder victim Ron Goldman, is digging deep into the vicious crime that changed her life, and many ot...
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Bad Batch

25 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★ - 7.5K ratings
Patients in search of a miracle cure end up in critical condition. The race is on to find out what went wrong before more people get hurt. The trail leads back to a medical company with sli...
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Real Crime Profile

312 episodes - Latest episode: about 16 hours ago - ★★★★ - 7.2K ratings
Join Jim Clemente (former FBI profiler), Laura Richards (criminal behavioral analyst, former New Scotland Yard) and Lisa Zambetti (Casting director for CBS' Criminal Minds) as they profile ...
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ChannelB پادکست فارسی

85 episodes - Latest episode: 26 days ago - ★★★★★ - 7.1K ratings
در هر اپیزود پادکست فارسی چنل‌بی گزارش یک ماجرای واقعی را به نقل از یک رسانه‌ی معتبر انگلیسی‌زبان برای شما تعریف می‌کنیم.
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49 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 6.5K ratings
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...
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37 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★ - 6.3K ratings
Season 3: In 1984, a father of three disappeared while working at a mysterious Cincinnati plant. It turned out he’d met a gruesome fate: Pieces of bone, his eyeglasses and walkie-talkie wer...
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62 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 5.6K ratings
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 sch...
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Voices for Justice

65 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 5.5K ratings
Voices for Justice is written, produced, and, hosted by Sarah Turney. It features the story of missing teen and Sarah's sister, Alissa Turney. Alissa went missing from Phoenix, Arizona in 2001 when...
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This Land

12 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 5.1K ratings
An 1839 assassination of a Cherokee leader. A 1999 small town murder. Two crimes collide in a Supreme Court case that will decide the fate of one man and nearly half of the land in Oklahoma. Hosted...
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Tides of History

109 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 4.5K ratings
Everywhere around us are echoes of the past. Those echoes define the boundaries of states and countries, how we pray and how we fight. They determine what money we spend and how we earn it ...
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Jim Harold's Campfire

66 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 4.5K ratings
Creepy TRUE stories of paranormal phenomena of all types. Ghost stories, UFO, cryptids and more! This feed reflects the last 90 days of content, Jim Harold's Campfire has been in production since...
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Newt's World

154 episodes - Latest episode: about 21 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 3.8K ratings
Join former House Speaker, professor, historian, and futurist Newt Gingrich as he shares his lifetime of knowledge and access to the world’s most interesting minds in a new series that covers all a...
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Next Question with Katie Couric

163 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 3.5K ratings
Katie Couric has questions. And on her new show, Next Question with Katie Couric, she’s determined to find answers—with a little help from the most captivating personalities in news, politics, and ...


63 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 3.4K ratings
America's Top Paranormal Podcaster interviews the best known names in the paranormal about UFOs, Ghosts, Bigfoot, and everything paranormal! Guests have included Josh Gates, Chip Coffey, George Noo...
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22 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 3.1K ratings
When John Quinney was ten years old, he took the stand to testify against his own father. He had come to believe that his dad Melvin was the murderous leader of a satanic cult. It would be decades ...
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Sports Wars

131 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.9K ratings
Sports rivalries can fuel fans and athletes to fight and argue for years. But what’s the real story behind these epic battles? From Wondery, the company behind “Business Wars”, “Gladiator”...
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33 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 2.8K ratings
Mogul is a show about hip hop’s most iconic moments, told by the people who lived them. Season 2 dives into the birth of southern hip hop. It all started in Miami with the 2 Live Crew, a group that...