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Snap Judgment Presents: Spooked

121 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 12.6K ratings
New episodes releasing every week. Spooked features true-life supernatural stories, told firsthand by people who can barely believe it happened themselves. Be afraid. Created in the dark of...
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Confronting

41 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 8.6K ratings
Season 2 - Confronting: Columbine The events of April 20th, 1999 shaped our nation and altered the American narrative. One of America’s deadliest school shootings took place in a small...
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Accused

52 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★ - 7K ratings
Binge all of Season 4 early and ad-free by subscribing to Wondery+. Season 4: When Rhoda Nathan's lifeless body was discovered in her hotel room, it was assumed she'd had a heart attack. T...
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In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson

10 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.6K ratings
"In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson" presents a surprising and original portrait of Lady Bird Johnson, told in the former first lady's own words -- from over 123 hours of her White House audio diari...
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Inside Psycho

78 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1K 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 fiction...
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Chicano Squad

13 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1K ratings
Forty years ago, Houston's Latino community was plagued by discrimination, police violence and a growing number of unsolved murders. With tensions between police and the community at their peak, fi...
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One Year

34 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★ - 895 ratings
The people and struggles that changed America—one year at a time. In each episode, host Josh Levin explores a story you may have forgotten, or one you’ve never heard of before. What were the moment...
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Fallen Angel

12 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 834 ratings
Fallen Angel is a documentary podcast about Victoria's Secret...and its many, many secrets. The series investigates the origin story of one of the world’s most iconic brands and its effect on Ameri...
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Allen v. Farrow Podcast

6 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 618 ratings
In the companion podcast to the HBO Original documentary series Allen v. Farrow, award-winning filmmakers Amy Ziering, Kirby Dick and Amy Herdy reveal new details about the sexual abuse allegation...
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Fascinating People, Fascinating Places

55 episodes - Latest episode: 10 days ago - ★★★★★ - 470 ratings
Bi-Weekly History podcast. September 2: Munich 1972 September 16: The March on Rome (Mussolini) September 30: Tutankhamen’s Tomb
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Hi-Phi Nation

57 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 444 ratings
Hi-Phi Nation is philosophy in story-form, integrating narrative journalism with big ideas. We look at stories from everyday life, law, science, popular culture, and strange corners of human experi...
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Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller

14 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★★ - 428 ratings
The companion podcast to National Geographic’s Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller. In season two, investigative journalist Mariana van Zeller goes deep with masterminds behind black markets and und...
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Inside a Sinister Mind

26 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 417 ratings
Get an inside look into Conejo's spiritual journey as a wanted man with an underground music career. With over 100 albums released, the legendary MC opens up about his life on the run. After an air...
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Trickster: The Many Lives of Carlos Castaneda

15 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★ - 333 ratings
An investigative series into the life & death of Carlos Castaneda.
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Complicit, A True Mystery Podcast

16 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 307 ratings
Where is Lauren Dumolo? Listen to the award-winning docuseries piecing the puzzle together. Complicit follows the story of 29 year old Lauren Dumolo, who vanished from her home in Cap...
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Penny Royal

27 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 290 ratings
The magic and mystery of place.
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BLACK HANDS - A family mass murder

21 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★ - 285 ratings
This is the story of a mass-murder that divided a nation - a story that began in a rickety old home on a cold June morning in 1994, where five members of a seemingly ordinary New Zealand family wer...
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Gameplay

38 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 245 ratings
Stories about video games and the virtual worlds that power culture and community.
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Hello, Nature

9 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★ - 225 ratings
Hello, Nature host, Misha Euceph, didn’t know about the national parks until she turned 21. But after an experience in Joshua Tree and watching 12 hours of a national parks documentary, she sets ou...
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Great Disasters

60 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 216 ratings
Whether natural or man-made, disasters attract a strange mixture of horror and fascination. However, the spectacle of devastation is only ever one part of the story. Take a closer look, and you wil...
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Where is the Line?

45 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 146 ratings
Some podcasts promise to “spare no details.” Here, we slather on the details. Irreverent and bold with expert research and investigation, this ain’t another Wikipedia rundown show. Visit us at whe...
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True Love, Truer Crimes

29 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 140 ratings
True Love, Truer Crimes dives into the stories of the world's most notorious criminal couples. From sleeping in a coffin together to cooking their victims for dinner, hear all about who these peopl...
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Finding Drago | Finding Desperado

51 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 139 ratings
Finding Desperado is a brand new investigative mystery podcast, hosted by comedians Alexei Toliopoulos and Cameron James - the team behind the most talked about podcast of 2019, Finding Drago. Aust...
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You Call This Justice?

14 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 137 ratings
Innocent until proven guilty or no smoke without fire? Which one accurately describes your perception of the UK Criminal Justice system? What does; “beyond reasonable doubt” mean? Can you ever be s...
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Assyrian Podcast

175 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 133 ratings
Dive deep into the soul of Assyria. Interviews with influential Assyrians from around the globe.
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Paired By The People

24 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 129 ratings
Two episode types: One Mission - to bring back the art of the set up. On this podcast, you get to listen in on actual setups, with a spotlight on the people and stories behind them. We bring pause ...
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Worse Than Fiction Podcast

43 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 121 ratings
An ambitious True Horrorchestration with cinematic elements. Stories of True Crime, Natural disasters and more, told in often graphic detail by a single narrator, with music chosen or composed with...
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When in Spain

115 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 109 ratings
The podcast show all about Spain – culture, travel, lifestyle, work, special guests and much more!
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70 Million

54 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 108 ratings
This award-winning and Peabody-nominated podcast documents how locals are addressing the role of jails in their backyards. Reporters travel around the country and hear from people directly impacted...
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Where the Internet Lives

18 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 107 ratings
A podcast from Google about the unseen world of data centers