Storytelling Podcasts

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How It Is

26 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 1.3K ratings
Hear women tell our own stories, in our own words, and share the truths we've learned and lived through. Hosted by Kelly McCreary, in Season 3 you’ll hear from Phoebe Robinson, Jameela Jami...
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Not By Accident

36 episodes - Latest episode: over 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 674 ratings
I became a single mother by choice, not by accident. I’ve been recording our lives for seven years to tell this story, about making choices and taking action to live the life you want. If y...
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Broadway Backstory

20 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 years ago - ★★★★★ - 663 ratings
Broadway Backstory is a documentary style podcast from TodayTix and Theater People that explores how a show develops from an idea to a full Broadway production. We get the behind the scenes story d...
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Crystal Paine Show

80 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 307 ratings
The Crystal Paine Show is dedicated to helping you embrace life right where you are and take practical steps to get where you want to go. Crystal says, "My hope is that this podcast will serve as ...
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Big Questions with Cal Fussman

128 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 291 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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Bedside Rounds

63 episodes - Latest episode: 19 days ago - ★★★★★ - 275 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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Vega: A Sci-Fi Adventure Podcast!

7 episodes - Latest episode: 8 months ago - ★★★★★ - 272 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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Meet My Ghost

17 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 262 ratings
A haunted podcast of short ghost stories. Hosted by Sandy - a ghost obsessed therapist. Where you'll hear a collection of short and spooky encounters. Mostly true, some fiction - always creepy. Do ...
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Game of Our Lives

20 episodes - Latest episode: almost 2 years ago - ★★★★ - 257 ratings
Whether you call it football or soccer, you can’t understand it without understanding the modern world — and you can’t understand the modern world without understanding its most popular spo...
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Long Distance

30 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 226 ratings
What does it mean to be Filipino outside of the homeland? Long Distance is a podcast about stories in the Filipino diaspora. Each episode moves beyond typical immigrant narratives to share thoughtf...
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(DGAF's Poker) Sessions

279 episodes - Latest episode: about 13 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 189 ratings
High stakes poker vet DGAF is giving poker one last serious hurrah... Ride along as he attempts to do the impossible--> run it up from a quarter million in debt back to flush--with no bankroll and ...
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Important If True

59 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 years ago - ★★★★★ - 180 ratings
Three friends try and figure everything out. Join Chris, Jake, and Nick as they delve into the weirdness of life, pop culture, and technology—and do their best to explain it as absurdly as they can...
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The Travelers

222 episodes - Latest episode: almost 4 years ago - ★★★★★ - 177 ratings
The Travelers is a weekly show about the inward journey of travel. Episodes explore themes such as curiosity, creativity, career, possibility, clarity, awe, wonder, space, and time. Nathaniel Boyle...
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Something True

18 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★★ - 170 ratings
Something True brings you incredible and bizarre true stories from the footnotes of history. A dog in the United States Cabinet? A leading rocket scientist who quit his job to make a moonchild? Vir...
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Waterpeople Podcast

17 episodes - Latest episode: 13 days ago - ★★★★★ - 159 ratings
Welcome to The Waterpeople Podcast, a gathering for our global ocean community to dive into the critical conversations of our culture -- through storytelling. Listen with Lauren L. Hill and Dave Ra...
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114 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 155 ratings
Auxoro (@auxoro) is a media platform designed to help you think better, create engaging conversations, and inspire you to Do Dope Shit. We host podcasts (like the one you’re about to listen to), ma...
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SAPIENS: A Podcast for Everything Human

25 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 155 ratings
What makes you … you? Is it your DNA, culture, environment? SAPIENS hosts Jen Shannon, Esteban Gómez, and Editor-in-Chief Chip Colwell speak with anthropologists from around the globe t...
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Story Jam Theatre - Business Edition

47 episodes - Latest episode: almost 2 years ago - ★★★★★ - 140 ratings
About Story Jam Story Jam Theatre was created by New York transplant Chris Krimitsos after moving to Tampa and missing the creative scene of his beloved NY. On September 23rd, 2014 (Chris’ Birthday...
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Beyond 6 Seconds

107 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 127 ratings
Tune into the Beyond 6 Seconds podcast to hear extraordinary stories from everyday people. Each episode features inspiring stories of life and creativity, triumph and struggle. I interview people w...
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Sounding Off with Rick Beato

127 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 125 ratings
Welcome to Sounding Off! Rick Beato's weekly podcast featuring interviews with known and unknown artists, composers, musicians and performers.
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13 episodes - Latest episode: almost 2 years ago - ★★★★★ - 123 ratings
A podcast about museums, science and storytelling, hosted by Emily Graslie. ExploreAStory is supported by the Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois.
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Ya F#cked It

137 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 114 ratings
Brian Six and Ryan Shaner tell tales from their lives to make you feel better about yours.
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History in the Making

31 episodes - Latest episode: 12 months ago - ★★★★★ - 112 ratings
HITM uses character focused storytelling to convey the ideas of the past that have shaped us today. We dive into wars and politics to see how the values of nations and their populations have reacte...


44 episodes - Latest episode: over 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 109 ratings
CHOICE/LESS delivers powerful, personal stories of reproductive injustice and the laws, politics and people beyond the headlines. Part of the Rewire.News podcast network.
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Coffee With My Ma

14 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 109 ratings
My radical activist mother Kahentinetha Horn tells me stories of her very long adventurous life, always with the sense of humour that carried herthrough.
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Southern Hollows

9 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 106 ratings
Southern Hollows is home to the dark side of southern history. These true stories, often little known, take you into historical moments and introduce you to historical figures that we ought never f...
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8 episodes - Latest episode: over 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 103 ratings
Transmission is breaking transgender stereotypes one episode at a time. Host Jackson Bird sits down with a fellow trans person each episode to talk about their experiences in our new age of heighte...
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Chicago Stories

95 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 year ago - ★★★★ - 101 ratings
The stories of everyday Chicagoans as told to Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
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Growing Up Moonie

8 episodes - Latest episode: over 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 101 ratings
Hideo Higashibaba left the cult he was born into when he was 22 years old. The Unification Church, also known as the Moonies, was founded in Korea by a man named Sun Myung Moon who proclaimed he wa...
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Celtic Myths and Legends Podcast

19 episodes - Latest episode: 27 days ago - ★★★★★ - 98 ratings
A new podcast focused on the myths, legends and folkloric creatures of the 6 Celtic Nations; Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Cornwall, Brittany and the Isle of Man.