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This American Life

100 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 71.9K 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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Dirty John

34 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 40.3K 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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Radio Rental

24 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 26.5K ratings
Welcome to Radio Rental. Bizarre, true scary stories told by those who lived them.
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In the Dark

60 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 24.4K ratings
Serial investigative journalism from APM Reports, with host Madeleine Baran and a team of reporters. Season 1 looked at the abduction of Jacob Wetterling in rural Minnesota and the accountab...
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Ear Hustle

73 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 17.8K 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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CHARLI AND DIXIE: 2 CHIX

30 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 15.4K ratings
You’ve seen them dance, sing and hang out with the world in videos that have reached billions. Now, here's your opportunity to really discover who Charli & Dixie D'Amelio are as individuals, daught...
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Dolly Parton's America

13 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 15.4K 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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Crimetown

52 episodes - Latest episode: 12 months ago - ★★★★★ - 13.8K 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 2, ...
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Man In The Window: The Golden State Killer

28 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 13.7K 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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Dead Ass with Khadeen and Devale Ellis

76 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 13.4K 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 i...
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Elevation with Steven Furtick

203 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 12.5K 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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Phil in the Blanks

105 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★ - 11.7K ratings
Get ready to 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 ordin...
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Terrible, Thanks For Asking

351 episodes - Latest episode: 17 days ago - ★★★★★ - 11.3K ratings
You know how when someone asks "How are you?" you just say "Fine,” even if you’re totally dying inside, so everyone can go about their day? “Terrible, Thanks For Asking” is the opposite of ...
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Where Should We Begin? with Esther Perel

46 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 11.2K 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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Snap Judgment Presents: Spooked

52 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★★ - 11K 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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True Crime All The Time

434 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 10.2K 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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Broken Harts

35 episodes - Latest episode: 18 days ago - ★★★★ - 10.2K ratings
Markis, Hannah, Devonte, Abigail, Jeremiah, and Sierra Hart—six beautiful black children, ranging in age from 12 to 19—were all adopted by Sarah and Jennifer Hart, both white. On Jen’s Facebook pag...
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Scene on Radio

93 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 9.8K 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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Duolingo Spanish Podcast

102 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 9.6K ratings
True stories for English speakers learning Spanish. From the makers of Duolingo, the most popular language-learning app, comes a new podcast that delivers fascinating real-life stories in easy-to-...
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Mystery and Murder: Analysis by Dr. Phil

135 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 9.2K ratings
Dr. Phil McGraw takes an in-depth look at true crime cases, mysteries and provides his in-depth analysis.
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Sibling Revelry with Kate Hudson and Oliver Hudson

84 episodes - Latest episode: about 24 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 8.8K ratings
Sibling Revelry explores the sibling bond, family dynamics, the human mind, and so much more. Kate and Oliver dive deep into the things that interest them and talk to other siblings in a free-forme...
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Scared To Death

101 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 8.6K ratings
True horror fan Dan Cummins attempts to terrify his wife Lynze with two new alleged-to-be-true tales each week. Demonic possession, poltergeists, shadow people, and more! Subscribe and listen in th...
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Detective Trapp

24 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 8.3K 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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Against the Rules with Michael Lewis

30 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 8K ratings
Journalist and bestselling author Michael Lewis (Liar's Poker, Moneyball) takes a searing look at what’s happened to fairness. It feels like there's less of it every day—whether it comes to lending...
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You and Me Both with Hillary Clinton

45 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 7.7K 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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On Being with Krista Tippett

923 episodes - Latest episode: about 16 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 7.5K 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 Made It Weird with Pete Holmes

620 episodes - Latest episode: about 3 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 7.5K ratings
Everybody has secret weirdness, Pete Holmes gets comedians to share theirs.
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Gals on the Go

178 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★ - 7.2K ratings
Join your two favorite gals, Brooke and Danielle, every Wednesday for a fun podcast about all things lifestyle! Danielle Carolan is a full-time student at the University of Georgia, Youtuber and S...
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Unobscured

63 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 7K 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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Accused

39 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★ - 6.7K 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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