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Dirty John

29 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 39.9K 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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33 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 37.6K 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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210 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 35K 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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Ear Hustle

64 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month 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

111 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 16.7K 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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72 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 10.5K 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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American Scandal

159 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 10.4K 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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Snap Judgment Presents: Spooked

52 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months 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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Scene on Radio

92 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 9.2K 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: 5 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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Real Crime Profile

333 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★ - 7.5K 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

86 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months 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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38 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★ - 6.4K 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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65 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 6.1K 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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Truth & Justice with Bob Ruff

513 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 6K ratings
Bob Ruff is currently investigating the double homicide of Fort Worth couple Agnes and Lloyd "Smitty" Courtney. The Truth & Justice Podcast recently wrapped up Season 7 (The Murder of Bill ...
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This Land

12 episodes - Latest episode: 6 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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Jim Harold's Campfire

78 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 4.8K 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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Next Question with Katie Couric

174 episodes - Latest episode: 11 days ago - ★★★★ - 3.6K 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 ...
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This Is Actually Happening

198 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 3.4K ratings
What if your mother left to follow a cult… or you woke up in a morgue… or if your boat got caught in a storm and began to sink -- what would you do?   This is Actually Happening brings you ...
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22 episodes - Latest episode: 10 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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112 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 2.8K ratings
BFF Kathy Tu and Tobin Low are super queer, super fun and ready to take over your podcast feed. Join them for provocative stories and frank conversations about the LGBTQ experience today. Because e...
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33 episodes - Latest episode: 6 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...
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Kamala: Next in Line

11 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 2.8K ratings
Kamala Harris will become Vice President following one of the most tumultuous elections in U.S. history. Hosted by MSNBC’s Joy Reid, “Kamala: Next In Line” tells the cross-cultural journey ...
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Canary: The Washington Post Investigates

8 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.8K ratings
After a sexual assault case in the District of Columbia, one woman’s public warning ricochets all the way to Birmingham, Ala., where another woman gives voice to a devastating allegation. This se...
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Inside Star Wars

30 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★ - 1.3K ratings
From the creators of Inside Psycho, Inside the Exorcist, and Inside Jaws, comes a new immersive audio biopic about the making of the original 1977 Star Wars. It was a movie made on a shoest...
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The Thread

62 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★ - 1.1K ratings
Explore history's interlocking lives and events. Turn back the clock, one story at a time. Discover how various strands are woven together to create a historic figure, a big idea or an unthinkable ...
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Decoder Ring

31 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 1K ratings
Decoder Ring is the show about cracking cultural mysteries. In each episode, host Willa Paskin takes a cultural question, object, or habit; examines its history; and tries to figure out what it mea...
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Thunder Bay

14 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 972 ratings
The highest homicide rate in the country. A mayor and his wife charged with extortion. A police chief put on trial for obstruction of justice. Nine tragic deaths of Indigenous teenagers. Why does...
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Inside Psycho

44 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 955 ratings
A deep dive into the mysterious and peculiar happenings that occurred during the filming of the legendary film Psycho. Mark Ramsey Media and Wondery create a magical mix of fact and fictio...
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Larger Than Life

21 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★ - 776 ratings
In 1960s Los Angeles, after the catastrophic Watts riots, an outsized character emerged — one who found an unexpected way to unite people across race and class. Odds are you’ve never heard ...