Podcast Recommendations

Looking for more podcasts to listen to? Here are some of my personal favorites that I highly recommend


HISTORY
Back Story a weekly podcast that uses current events in America to take a deep dive into our past
Dark Histories Story telling podcast focusing on mysteries, from true crime to folklore
History in Hindsight a podcast about wacky old newspaper and magazine articles. Were we crazy then, or are we crazy now
In The Past Lane podcast about history and why it matters
Irish History podcast series on the Great Famine
Lore exposes the darker side of history, exploring the creatures, people, and places of our wildest nightmares. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction
Nighttime audio documentary series covering true crime, mysteries, and a collection of weird and wonderful topics
Pleasing Terrors features stories about haunted places, creepy history, and forgotten folklore. It’s literature, true crime and ghost stories
Southern Gothic  exploring the eerie legends and dark history of the American South
Southern Hollows true southern stories that take listeners into historical moments and introduce them to historical figures that are important to remember
Stuff You Missed in History Class Holly and Tracy splash around in the depths of history
Uncivil America is divided, and it always has been. We’re going back to the moment when that split turned into war


TRUE CRIME
Accused investigating cold murder cases
Buried Truths  investigates civil-rights cold cases
Criminal A show about people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle
Dark Histories Story telling podcast focusing on mysteries, from true crime to folklore
Dirty John an investigative journalism podcast
Ignorance Was Bliss crime and psychology; who gets locked up and who gets a key? The answers may be uncomfortable
In the Dark an investigative podcast from APM Reports
Nighttime audio documentary series covering true crime, mysteries, and a collection of weird and wonderful topics
Perhaps It’s You An unofficial Unsolved Mysteries re-watch podcast, featuring updates, recommendations
Pleasing Terrors features stories about haunted places, creepy history, and forgotten folklore. It’s literature, true crime and ghost stories
Someone Knows Something Host David Ridgen joins victims’ family members as they investigate cold cases, tracking down leads, speaking to suspects and searching for answers
Southern Fried True Crime  exploring historical and contemporary true crime in the South
The Color Line Murders historical true crime podcast telling the stories of lynching victims in the American South
The Dark Divide true crime podcast that takes a seat, dangles its legs over the edge and stares into the abyss
The Unseen A podcast dedicated to UK missing people and unresolved cases
True Crime Finland true crime podcast about Finnish crimes and criminals straight from the land of the midnight sun
True Crime Sweden True Crime podcast about Swedish crimes – told in English


ARTS, SOCIETY & CULTURE
Fresh Air with Terry Gross Terry is one of the greatest interviewers of our time. In face, Peabody Award-winning! Fresh air features interviews on arts & issues
Heavyweight Maybe you’ve laid awake imagining how it could have been, how it might yet be, but the moment to act was never right. Join Jonathan Goldstein for road trips, thorny reunions, and difficult conversations as he backpedals his way into the past like a therapist with a time machine
I’m Horrified The World Is Chaos. Be Horrified With Us
Loaded Literature three lovely lady lit-majors discuss literature and pair it with drinks and good food
Love and Courage soulful interviews with inspirational global voices for love, justice, transformation
Not Your Little Lady  podcast featuring women living outside of the South’s socially accepted norms
Our Americana is a podcast that explores unique small towns across America and through the stories that impact, cultivate, and challenge community
S-Town story about a man named John who despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it
The Come to the Table Podcast Love in action is listening to understand, not to react
The Folklore Podcast beliefs, traditions and culture of the people. It’s time to recall our forgotten history and record the new
The Roommates Hafeez and Chris have a late-night podcast providing you with the best hour of your week
This is Love A show that investigates life’s most persistent mystery: love
What’s Her Name a women’s history podcast featuring fascinating women you’ve never heard of, but should have
Wait! Wait! Don’t Tell Me The oddly informative news quiz from NPR


SCIENCE
RadioLab devoted to investigating a strange world
Tomorrow’s World from the BBC has been called the British

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