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Sleep With Me

405 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 12.3K ratings
Insomnia? Mind racing at night? Worries keeping you up? Tune in for a bedtime story that lets you forget your problems and progressively gets more boring until you fall to sleep. So get in ...
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Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine

349 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 12.1K ratings
Join Dr. Sydnee McElroy and her husband Justin McElroy for a tour of all the dumb, bad, gross, weird and wrong ways we've tried to fix people.
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American History Tellers

189 episodes - Latest episode: about 9 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 12K ratings
The Cold War, Prohibition, the Gold Rush, the Space Race. Every part of your life -the words you speak, the ideas you share- can be traced to our history, but how well do you really know th...
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American Scandal

141 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 9.7K ratings
Every scandal begins with a lie. But the truth will come out. And then comes the fallout and the outrage. Scandals have shaped America since its founding. From business and politics to spo...
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Snap Judgment

423 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 8.8K ratings
Snap Judgment (Storytelling, with a BEAT) mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, dramatic, kick-ass radio. Snap’s raw, musical brand of storytelling dares listeners to s...
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Modern Love

254 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 5.9K ratings
For 16 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, thre...
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Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Addendum

12 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 5.7K ratings
Interviews, musings and extra material from the makers of Dan Carlin's Hardcore History. If it did not fit in the HH feed it's probably here
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Stories Podcast: A Bedtime Show for Kids of All Ages

278 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★ - 5.6K ratings
On the Stories Podcast, we perform a new story for your children every week. The stories range from retellings of fairy tales like Snow White to classic stories like Peter Rabbit and even co...
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589 episodes - Latest episode: about 19 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 4.8K ratings
If you like The Moth, This American Life or Snap Judgment, take a walk on the wilder side with RISK! Your colorful host Kevin Allison (of the legendary comedy group The State) helms this surprising...
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Circle Round

174 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 4.4K ratings
Created and produced by parents of young children, WBUR's Circle Round adapts carefully-selected folktales from around the world into sound- and music-rich radio plays for kids ages 4 to 10. Each 1...
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History Hyenas with Chris Distefano and Yannis Pappas

237 episodes - Latest episode: about 11 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 3.8K ratings
Comedians Yannis Pappas and Chris Distefano go WILD for history and nature. Listen in as these two Hyenas teach all things historical and natural in a way that you never thought was possibl...
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Newt's World

152 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 3.8K ratings
Join former House Speaker, professor, historian, and futurist Newt Gingrich as he shares his lifetime of knowledge and access to the world’s most interesting minds in a new series that covers all a...
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Words Matter

209 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 2.6K ratings
American politics is undergoing seismic changes that will alter the course of history. As hosts of Words Matter, Katie Barlow and Joe Lockhart believe that facts, evidence, truth and objective real...
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Get Sleepy: Sleep meditation and stories

159 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.6K ratings
Relax and fall asleep with Get Sleepy's unique combination of sleep meditation, followed by a calming story that lets you drift off to a peaceful slumber.
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American Elections: Wicked Game

77 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 2.3K ratings
On February 10th, 1796, Vice President John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail, lamenting the state of discourse in the country. The election was nearing—and becoming heated. Newspapers scream...
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118 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 2.2K ratings
The true science behind our most popular urban legends. Historical mysteries, paranormal claims, popular science myths, aliens and UFO reports, conspiracy theories, and worthless alternative medici...
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Knifepoint Horror

58 episodes - Latest episode: 12 days ago - ★★★★★ - 2.2K ratings
Tales of supernatural suspense by Soren Narnia. Music by Kevin MacLeod,, unless otherwise noted. These stories are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unpo...
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Brought to you by...

68 episodes - Latest episode: about 11 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 2K ratings
Surprising stories about how the biggest, household name brands affect our lives and culture — for better or worse. Host Charlie Herman finds tales of tragedy, love, strange histories, unin...
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62 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 2K ratings
April 15, 1865. President Lincoln is dead and the country in turmoil. Secretary of War Edwin Stanton takes control, determined to bring the assassin to justice—but the hunt for John Wilkes...
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Our Fake History

131 episodes - Latest episode: about 16 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 1.9K ratings
A podcast about myths we think are history and history that might be hidden in myths! Awesome stories that really (maybe) happened!
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233 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.7K ratings
Join husband Travis McElroy and wife Teresa McElroy every Friday and they'll improve your etiquette week by week! Perplexed by thank you notes? Baffled by black tie? Dismayed by dinner parties? Wor...
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Revolutionary Left Radio

228 episodes - Latest episode: about 20 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 1.7K ratings
Discussing political philosophy, current events, activism, and the inevitable historical downfall of capitalism from a revolutionary leftist perspective.
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No Dumb Questions

100 episodes - Latest episode: 12 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.7K ratings
A science guy from the deep south (Destin) and a humanities guy from the wild west (Matt Whitman) discuss deep questions with varying levels of maturity.
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Meditative Story

61 episodes - Latest episode: 14 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.7K ratings
Meditative Story combines extraordinary human stories with meditation prompts embedded into the storylines — all surrounded by breathtaking music. Think of it as an alternative way into a m...
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Buried Truths

36 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 1.7K ratings
For months after three white men chased Ahmaud Arbery to his death, Georgia of 2020 looked disconcertingly like Georgia of 1950. This is the story of the long arc of injustice in the Americ...
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Camp Monsters

25 episodes - Latest episode: about 9 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 1.7K ratings
These are the stories of impossible encounters with impossible creatures in the wildest corners of North America. We’ll travel the country, sit around campfires and talk about that thing that ran ...
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Story Time

126 episodes - Latest episode: 12 days ago - ★★★★ - 1.6K ratings
Children's bedtime stories delivered fortnightly as a free audiobook. For toddlers, preschoolers, young children aged 2-13, or the whole family. Download the mp3, listen in Apple Podcasts, Google P...
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215 episodes - Latest episode: about 7 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 1.5K ratings
A boozy weekly podcast about mythology, legends and folklore. Hear fresh takes on classic myths and learn new stories from around the world, served up over ice by two tipsy history geeks.
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Infamous America

113 episodes - Latest episode: about 10 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 1.5K ratings
Historical True Crime — assassins, gangsters, mobsters and lawmen; manhunts, scandals and unexplained phenomena, we'll cover them all. This is historical true crime that dives into the wildest and ...
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70 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★ - 1.5K ratings
We tell the weird and surprising and funny backstories around food and drink. The tales we haven’t all heard yet, the ones that have been lost, the under-told. This is not a recipe show. An...
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