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This American Life

20 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 60K ratings
This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced ...
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Up and Vanished

101 episodes - Latest episode: 17 days ago - ★★★★★ - 48K ratings
Up and Vanished is an investigative true crime podcast hosted by Atlanta filmmaker Payne Lindsey. In Season 1, Payne tackles his first cold case story, the unsolved disappearance of Georgia high sc...
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Revisionist History

53 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 47.2K ratings
Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks w...
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S-Town

7 episodes - Latest episode: almost 3 years ago - ★★★★★ - 36.4K ratings
S-Town is a new podcast from Serial and This American Life, hosted by Brian Reed, about a man named John who despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it. He asks Brian to investi...
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Lore

137 episodes - Latest episode: 11 days ago - ★★★★★ - 34.8K ratings
Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (as well as a TV show and book series) about dark historical tales. Each episode explores the mysterious creatures, tragic events, and unusual places that fill the pages...
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To Live and Die in LA

18 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 23.3K ratings
In Feb 2018, an aspiring actress vanished from her Hollywood apartment. Rolling Stone journalist Neil Strauss was asked to help the family get answers. Together, they found them...sometimes at gre...
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In the Dark

36 episodes - Latest episode: 10 days ago - ★★★★★ - 20.4K ratings
Serial investigative journalism from APM Reports, with host Madeleine Baran and a team of reporters. In Season 1, we looked at the abduction of Jacob Wetterling in rural Minnesota and the accountab...
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Congratulations with Chris D'Elia

129 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 19.8K ratings
Comedian and actor Chris D'Elia sits down every week to talk about what's on his mind.
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Freakonomics Radio

37 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 19.6K 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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Making Sense with Sam Harris

191 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 19.1K ratings
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the auth...
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Invisibilia

56 episodes - Latest episode: 28 days ago - ★★★★★ - 16.9K ratings
Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your o...
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Culpable

25 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 16.7K ratings
Culpable explores unsettled cases where the people who seem deserving of blame have somehow eluded justice. On February 26, 2014, Christian Andreacchio was found dead in the upstairs bathroom of h...
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Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

100 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 16.1K ratings
A weekly exploration of all the things Jonathan Van Ness (Queer Eye, Gay of Thrones) is curious about. Come on a journey with Jonathan and experts in their respective fields as they get curious abo...
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Ear Hustle

45 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 15K 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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Coffee Convos Podcast with Kail Lowry & Lindsie Chrisley

106 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 14.7K ratings
Coffee Convos is hosted by Kail Lowry of MTV's Teen Mom and Lindsie Chrisley of USA Network's Chrisley Knows Best. These two reality stars come from totally different worlds, but have become close ...
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Crimetown

51 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 12.9K ratings
Welcome to Crimetown, a series produced by Marc Smerling and Zac Stuart-Pontier in partnership with Gimlet Media. Each season, we investigate the culture of crime in a different city. In Season ...
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Radio Rental

8 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 12.3K ratings
Welcome to Radio Rental. Bizarre, true scary stories told by those who lived them.
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And That's Why We Drink

191 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 12.2K ratings
Murder and the paranormal finally meet! Grab your wine and milkshakes and join us every Sunday for some chilling ghost stories and downright terrifying true crime stories. The world's a scary place...
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2 Dope Queens

88 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 12.1K ratings
Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams are funny. They’re black. They’re BFFs. And they host a a live comedy show in Brooklyn. Join the 2 Dope Queens, along with their favorite comedians, for storie...
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Jensen and Holes: The Murder Squad

47 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 11.9K 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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Man In The Window: The Golden State Killer

15 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 11.9K 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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Believed

10 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 11.5K ratings
How did Larry Nassar, an Olympic gymnastics doctor, get away with abusing hundreds of women and girls for two decades? Believed is an inside look at how a team of women won a conviction in one of t...
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Dead Ass with Khadeen and Devale Ellis

29 episodes - Latest episode: 23 days ago - ★★★★★ - 11K ratings
LOVE, SEX, MARRIAGE and everything in between! Each week Khadeen and Devale Ellis spread love the Brooklyn way. Listen in as they reveal personal truths, share opinions and inspire us to level up...
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RISE Together Podcast

82 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 10.1K ratings
RISE Together is more than just a conversation about this relationship. Each episode is filled with tangible advice that will get you and your partner to be the best version of yourselves. Hosted b...
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Heavyweight

43 episodes - Latest episode: 29 days ago - ★★★★★ - 10.1K 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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Phil in the Blanks

75 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★ - 9.9K ratings
Experience a side of Dr. Phil McGraw you may have been missing as he delves into the minds of the most interesting and accomplished people in the world today. From celebrities to ordinary people i...
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Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories

198 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★ - 9.6K ratings
Unsolved Murders: True Crime Stories is a podcast drama with a modern twist on old time radio that delves into the mystery of true cold cases and unsolved murders. With the help of an ensemble cast...
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Elevation with Steven Furtick

111 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 9.5K ratings
Welcome to the weekly podcast of Elevation Church led by Pastor Steven Furtick. To learn more visit our website at http://elevationchurch.org or download the Elevation App. To support this ministry...
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Anna Faris Is Unqualified

242 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★ - 9.1K ratings
Relationship advice from completely unqualified Hollywood types. Join me on a mission to create a community where those of us who have no idea what the f*ck we’re doing can find comfort, support an...
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Chatty Broads with Bekah and Jess

102 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 8.9K ratings
A couple of opinionated broads (Bekah Martinez and Jess Ambrose) hold nothing back in their arguably uncomfortable, occasionally serious, and undeniably funny chats ranging from Bachelor(ette) Reca...
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