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Up and Vanished

110 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months 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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Last Podcast On The Left

463 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 41.8K ratings
The Last Podcast On The Left covers all the horrors our world has to offer both imagined and real, from demons and slashers to cults and serial killers, The Last Podcast is guaranteed to satisfy yo...
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7 episodes - Latest episode: about 3 years ago - ★★★★★ - 36.6K 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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25 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 35.2K 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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To Live and Die in LA

19 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 23.5K 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 grea...
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Freakonomics Radio

81 episodes - Latest episode: about 11 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 19.7K 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

218 episodes - Latest episode: 9 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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Zane and Heath: Unfiltered

37 episodes - Latest episode: 10 days ago - ★★★★★ - 18.3K ratings
Zane and Heath: Unfiltered is a weekly podcast from YouTube sensations; Zane Hijazi and Heath Hussar, two uneducated Florida boys with strong opinions and nothing to back it. Join them for some raw...
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Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia

14 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 15.4K ratings
When Elizabeth Short, also known as The Black Dahlia, was brutally killed in 1947, it gripped the entire country. More than 70 years later, it remains America's most infamous unsolved murder. Many ...
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Mobituaries with Mo Rocca

22 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 13.7K ratings
Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries. In season 1 of Mobituaries he introduces listeners to the people who have long intrigued him—from the 20th century’s greatest entertainer … to the Civil...
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51 episodes - Latest episode: 8 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 2, ...
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Radio Rental

9 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 12.8K ratings
Welcome to Radio Rental. Bizarre, true scary stories told by those who lived them.
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2 Dope Queens

88 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 12.2K 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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Man In The Window: The Golden State Killer

19 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 12K 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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10 episodes - Latest episode: over 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 11.6K 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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Chicks in the Office

165 episodes - Latest episode: about 10 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 10.1K ratings
On “Chicks in the Office,” Ria and Fran discuss the biggest stories in pop culture. New celebrity relationships and breakups, TV show recaps, answering fan submitted questions and special celebrit...
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RISE Together Podcast

101 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days 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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Dolly Parton's America

12 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 9.9K 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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Elevation with Steven Furtick

137 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 9.6K ratings
Welcome to the weekly podcast of Elevation Church led by Pastor Steven Furtick. To learn more visit our website at or download the Elevation App. To support this ministry...
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Broken Harts

22 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★ - 9.1K 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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Philosophize This!

143 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 8.7K ratings
Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronologica...
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Snap Judgment Presents: Spooked

43 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 8.6K 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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Confronting: O.J. Simpson with Kim Goldman

19 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 8.4K 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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StartUp Podcast

152 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
A series about what it's really like to start a business.
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Happy Face

16 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★ - 7.6K ratings
For Melissa Moore, 1995 was a nightmare. That’s the year the teenager learned her father, Keith Hunter Jesperson, was a serial killer. It’s also the year Melissa Moore’s doubt spiral began: When yo...
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Oprah’s Master Class: The Podcast

48 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 7.5K ratings
Hear the greatest life lessons of some of the most respected and renowned actors, musicians, public figures and athletes. Handpicked by Oprah, these luminaries reveal their lives with candor and i...
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Bad Batch

17 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 6.8K ratings
Patients in search of a miracle cure end up in critical condition. The race is on to find out what went wrong before more people get hurt. The trail leads back to a medical company with sli...
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That Sounds Fun with Annie F. Downs

351 episodes - Latest episode: about 7 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 6.3K ratings
Christian author and speaker Annie F. Downs shares with you some of her favorite things: new books, faith conversations, restaurants, travel stories, musicians not to miss, interviews with friends....
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Pod Save the People

165 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 6.3K ratings
Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics with analysis from fellow activists Brittany Packnett and Sam Sinyangwe and writer Dr. Clint Smith III. De...
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33 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 6.1K 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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