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S-Town

8 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 43.1K ratings
S-Town is a podcast hosted by Brian Reed from Serial Productions, a New York Times company. The story follows a man named John who despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it. He...
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Atlanta Monster

57 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 20.2K ratings
From the producers of Up and Vanished, Tenderfoot TV and HowStuffWorks present, 'Atlanta Monster.' This true crime podcast tells the story of one of the city’s darkest secrets, The Atlanta Child Mu...
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Man In The Window: The Golden State Killer

31 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 13.8K ratings
In Man in the Window, Paige St. John, a Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter has uncovered never before revealed details about the man who would eventually become one of California...
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Heavyweight

68 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 12.8K ratings
Maybe you’ve laid awake imagining how it could have been, how it might yet be, but the moment to act was never right. Well, the moment is here and the podcast making it happen is Heavyweight. Join ...
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Snap Judgment Presents: Spooked

121 episodes - Latest episode: 2 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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Where Should We Begin? with Esther Perel

69 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 12.1K ratings
Listen to the incomparable therapist Esther Perel counsel real couples as they reveal the most intimate, personal, and complicated details of the conflicts that have brought them to her door. This ...
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Still Processing

152 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 8.7K ratings
Wesley Morris and J Wortham are working it out in this weekly show about culture in the broadest sense. That means television, film, books, music — but also the culture of work, dating, the interne...
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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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Detective Trapp

27 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 8.6K ratings
Anaheim investigator Julissa Trapp is not like other detectives. She’s the only woman on the homicide squad, and a skilled chameleon: undercover cop in vice stings, crime-scene commander, p...
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On Being with Krista Tippett

996 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 8.4K ratings
Groundbreaking Peabody Award-winning conversation about the big questions of meaning — spiritual inquiry, science, social healing, and the arts. Each week a new discovery about the immensity of our...
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You and Me Both with Hillary Clinton

59 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★ - 8.4K ratings
Hillary Clinton sits down for candid, in-depth, and sometimes hilarious conversations with people she finds fascinating. With help from her guests, Hillary will tackle the topics that shape our liv...
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The Speidi Podcast

162 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 8.1K ratings
Join reality TV royalty Spencer and Heidi Pratt as they dig into the world of pop culture, share their adventures into parenthood and interview top notch celebrity guests... with the occasional cam...
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Imagined Life

132 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 8K ratings
What is it like to be famous before you’re famous? What is it like to walk in the shoes of another person? Each episode of Imagined Life takes you on an immersive journey into the life of a...
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Modern Love

295 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 7.5K ratings
For 18 years, the Modern Love column has given New York Times readers a glimpse into the complicated love lives of real people. Since its start, the column has evolved into a TV show, three books a...
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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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With Friends Like These

264 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★★ - 6.3K ratings
On this season of With Friends Like These, Forgiveness and Reconciliation, host Ana Marie Cox looks at post-Trump America and tries to find models for how we forgive people, and if we should.
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Making Space with Hoda Kotb

27 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 6K ratings
Where do you draw your strength? Join TODAY’s Hoda Kotb as she continues on a journey of self-discovery and exploration of the resilience of the human spirit. Hoda hears from some of the people she...
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Headlong: Missing Richard Simmons

16 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★ - 5.6K ratings
On February 15, 2014, fitness guru Richard Simmons disappeared. He stopped teaching his regular exercise class at Slimmons, cut off his closest friends, and removed himself from the public ...
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Everything is Alive

44 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 4.9K ratings
Everything is Alive is an unscripted interview show in which all the subjects are inanimate objects. In each episode, a different thing tells us its life story--and everything it says is tr...
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Family Ghosts

103 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
Every house is haunted. In each episode of Family Ghosts, we investigate the true story behind a mysterious figure whose legend has followed a family for generations. Grandmothers who were ...
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48 Hours

450 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★ - 4.4K ratings
Experience the best in intriguing crime and justice cases that touch on all areas of the human experience, including greed and passion, presented by the award-winning team at CBS News' "48 ...
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Call Your Girlfriend

359 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 3.9K ratings
A podcast for long distance besties everywhere. Co-hosted by BFFs Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow. Produced by Gina Delvac. Brand new every Friday.
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Living Fully with Mallory Ervin

82 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 3.8K ratings
We all need some encouragement and inspiration on this journey of being human. Life is about finding joy, happiness, satisfaction, and learning how to be connected in a world where so many people f...
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Shattered Souls

632 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★ - 3.7K ratings
What happens when a double homicide case lands in your lap? What if it is the oldest active cold case in the history of American true crime? What if your father held a family secret for fifty years...
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Joe Rogan Experience Review podcast

321 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★ - 3.6K ratings
This podcast is like the News is for current events but for the Joe Rogan Experience Podcast. I report, review and analyze each episode with my good friend Garrett in an 45 minute breakdown. It hel...
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Unladylike

269 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 3.5K ratings
A feminist lifestyle podcast on a mission to stay curious, build empathy and raise hell. Hosted by Cristen Conger.
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What Really Happened?

78 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 3.3K ratings
We live in an age where news comes at us fast, and from all angles. We see a headline that catches our attention, but often just skim the surface, before the next headline comes along. In Season 3,...
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It Was Said

36 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 3.2K ratings
It Was Said is a limited documentary podcast series looking back on some of the most powerful, impactful and timeless speeches in American history. Written and narrated by Pulitzer Prize winning an...
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Just a Tip with Megan Batoon

153 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 3.1K ratings
An insightful and relatable advice podcast that’s equally about tangents as it is about tips. Megan and rotating guests tell stories and act as cautionary tales so you don’t make the same mistakes...
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Spectacular Vernacular

244 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 2.7K ratings
Linguist Nicole Holliday and Wall Street Journal language columnist Ben Zimmer discuss the ways language is changing, talk to scholars and writers, and set and solve word puzzles.
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