Storytelling Podcasts

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Myths and Legends

367 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 21.8K ratings
Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you kn...
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Sharon Says So

137 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 12.6K ratings
Have you ever heard a story that has left your mind blown? The kind of story that sounds like a pure exaggeration? The kind of story that you want to turn around and tell to all your friends, fami...


223 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 11.1K ratings
Disgraceland is a music and true crime podcast that tells the jaw dropping stories of musicians behaving very badly… and some even getting away with murder. Named “Best Podcast” by the Webb...
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Snap Judgment

522 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 9.8K 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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Circle Round

255 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 7.6K 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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Modern Love

284 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★ - 7.4K 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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Death, Sex & Money

290 episodes - Latest episode: 11 days ago - ★★★★★ - 6.7K ratings
Death, Sex & Money is a podcast about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Host Anna Sale talks to celebrities you've heard of—and to regular people yo...
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989 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 5.1K 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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The Truth

175 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 3.4K ratings
THE TRUTH makes movies for your ears. They're short stories that are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, and always intriguing. Every story is different, but they all take you to unexpected pl...
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Meditative Story

154 episodes - Latest episode: about 18 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 2.3K 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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The Thing About Helen & Olga

8 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.9K ratings
Helen and Olga are kindly old ladies who open their hearts and wallets to down-and-out men in Los Angeles. In a city named for angels, the two women seem heaven-sent. After one of the men is killed...
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Trashy Divorces

238 episodes - Latest episode: about 22 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 1.4K ratings
A Good Podcast About Bad Relationships. Every Wednesday and Sunday, Alicia and Stacie take you on a comedic ride through stories of marital misconduct and love gone wrong, blending biography, pop c...
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You Had Me at Black

129 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★ - 965 ratings
You Had Me at Black is where Black Millennials tell the true-life stories you won't see on TV.
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Black History Year

64 episodes - Latest episode: 7 days ago - ★★★★★ - 913 ratings
Learning your history makes you - and your people - stronger. As Black people, we know we’re left out of the history books. That the media images are skewed. That we need access to experts, informa...
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Bawdy Storytelling

233 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 614 ratings
Bawdy Storytelling – dubbed 'The Moth for pervs' by the LA Weekly – is the nation’s original sex and storytelling series. Founded, emcee’ed and curated by sexual folklorist Dixie De La Tour, Bawdy...
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Things Police See: First Hand Accounts

246 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 584 ratings
Massachusetts police officer Steve Gould interviews a variety of law enforcement officers about their most intense moments on the job. Shocking moments, humorous moments and terrifying moments are ...
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Story Worthy

689 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★ - 563 ratings
Celebrating 12 years podcasting in July 2022 and over 730 episodes as producer and host of the weekly storytelling podcast Story Worthy, Christine Blackburn has interviewed some of the biggest nam...
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Vega: A Sci-Fi Adventure Podcast!

19 episodes - Latest episode: 12 months ago - ★★★★★ - 456 ratings
In a fantasy futuristic world, Vega Rex is employed by her government to kill off the world's worst criminals. She's never met a criminal she couldn't catch...until now. Join Vega as she journeys t...
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Extraordinary Stories Podcast

252 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 444 ratings
Don't you just love a crazy story? I do. Each episode of ESP covers those stories you just can't help but love. The stories that shock but are always real. They might be...true crime, surviv...
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Sean of the South

138 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 387 ratings
Columnist and novelist Sean Dietrich delivers homespun stories that might make you smile or cry. Tales of common people, rural places, small towns, and life in the American South. Based on the popu...
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Ya F#cked It

221 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 375 ratings
Brian Six and Ryan Shaner tell tales from their lives to make you feel better about yours.
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Not Today

92 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 372 ratings
Do you enjoy unbelievable but TRUE stories of survival?! Join Steph and Alex as they discuss real incredible people who survived against all odds. Buckle up because shit's about to go down.
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Bedside Rounds

78 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 371 ratings
Bedside Rounds is a storytelling podcast about medical history and medicine’s intersections with society and culture. Host Adam Rodman seeks to tell a few of these weird, wonderful, and intensely ...
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Tales of Taboo

244 episodes - Latest episode: 14 days ago - ★★★★★ - 369 ratings
Tales of Taboo is an ANONYMOUS confessions show investigating - and celebrating - what happens behind closed doors. Native New York performer & writer Ali Weiss (as seen on Vice) dissolves the bou...
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War Stories

36 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 363 ratings
War Stories is a narrative show that takes the broad arcs of warfare and shares the stories behind crucial points their development. In each season, the show revolves around a single topic and trac...
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Goop Tales — An Engaging, Entertaining, and Educational Storytelling Podcast for Kids

137 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 357 ratings
Goop Tales is a favorite storytelling podcast among parents. Visit and discover over 100 original audio stories for kids filled with whimsy and wonder for young listeners ages 3 to 9,...
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Origin Stories

67 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 325 ratings
This award-winning show combines science and narrative to explore our human story and explain why we are the way we are. Listen and explore human evolution one story at a time.
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Makers & Mystics

197 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 321 ratings
Makers & Mystics is the podcast for the art-driven, spiritually adventurous seekers of truth and lovers of life.
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Big Questions with Cal Fussman

234 episodes - Latest episode: 6 days ago - ★★★★★ - 320 ratings
As a bestselling author, speaker and one of the greatest interviewers of this generation, Cal Fussman has sat down with some of the world’s most influential individuals: Muhammad Ali, Mikhail Gorb...
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Flyest Fables

15 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 292 ratings
Flyest Fables brings you anthology style and critically acclaimed hopepunk fables for the 21st century. Created by Morgan Givens.