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Best Stories Of The Week podcasts we could find (updated January 2020)
Best Stories Of The Week podcasts we could find
Updated January 2020
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1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! T ...
 
When the stakes are life and death, you'd be surprised at the lengths you’d go to survive. Pain, hunger, and fear can seem like paralyzing obstacles, but in the face of real danger, they’re actually what keeps us alive. ​Every week, we'll follow a different survivor's visceral and inspiring fight for life, and examine how the trauma impacted them forever. ​These are the stories of what happens when the human self-preservation instinct is pushed to its limit, through the eyes of the world's m ...
 
Do you wanna hear something scary? Join Sapphire and Markeia every week as they bring you the creepiest ghost stories, urban legends, and folktales.For advertising opportunities please email PodcastPartnerships@Studio71us.comTake our survey: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4
 
Turn off the lights, get into bed and plug in your earphones. It's time for a creepy bedtime story. For the discerning horror fan, we cover the most chilling cases from around the world. From the paranormal to the supernatural, unsolved mysteries and strange deaths to cryptids, conspiracy theories and the most disturbing of true crimes, all told in a unique and creepy way. Join us every week for a new scary story.bedtime.stories@outlook.com
 
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 completely original works. Everything is G rated and safe for all ages. The perfect kids podcast for imaginative families. Whether you’re driving with your children or just want to limit your kids’ screen time, Stories Podcast delivers entertainment that kids and parents alike will love.
 
At Popular Science, we report and write dozens of science and tech stories every week. And while a lot of the fun facts we stumble across make it into our articles, there are lots of other weird facts that we just keep around the office. So we figured, why not share those with you? Welcome to The Weirdest Thing I Learned This Week. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/popular-science/support
 
The best short fiction, handpicked by the world’s greatest storyteller. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Reading Rainbow, Roots, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar’s narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to life. So, if you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath... Listen to ad-free episodes one week early, plus exclusive bonus episodes, on ...
 
SAYER is a narrative fiction podcast set on Earth’s man-made second moon, Typhon. The eponymous SAYER is a highly advanced, self-aware AI created to help acclimate new residents to their new lives, and their new employment with Ærolith Dynamics. New episodes release every other week.
 
The past is never past. Every headline has a history. Join us every week as we go back in time to understand the present. These are stories you can feel and sounds you can see from the moments that shaped our world.
 
Get a daily burst of global illumination from The Economist’s worldwide network of correspondents as they dig past the headlines to get to the stories beneath—and to stories that aren’t making headlines, but should be.
 
Ugo Monye, Chris Jones and Danny Care dissect the biggest rugby union stories of the week
 
The biggest unreported stories of the week, discussed, digested and debated
 
The Vanished is a true crime podcast that explores the stories of those who have gone missing. The Vanished goes beyond conventional news reports to take a deep dive into the story of a different missing person each week. Host Marissa Jones brings you exclusive interviews with family members, friends, law enforcement and experts. What will The Vanished uncover next?
 
Fantasy & Science Fiction for Storytellers
 
This is what the news should sound like. The biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.
 
Each week on “Kowabana: ‘True’ Japanese scary stories from around the internet,” horror author and translator Tara A. Devlin presents a selection of Japanese horror, creepypastas and urban legends translated from the deepest, darkest parts of the web. Creepy ghosts and vengeful onryo, cursed technology and haunted shrines. Discover horror like only Japan knows how to deliver. Brand new and exclusive stories translated each week. Find out more at http://www.kowabana.net/
 
Each week Mike Ferguson and Mike Gibson guide you through the most interesting unsolved true crime stories. This is a true crime podcast that spares none of the details. We tell the stories of the victims, the facts surrounding the cases, and look at all possible suspects. We don't take ourselves too seriously but we take true crime very seriously.
 
The kickass science and technology radio show that delivers an irreverent look at the week in science and technology.
 
Hillbilly Horror Stories is a mostly paranormal show hosted by stand up comedian Jerry Paulley and his wife Tracy. They touch on all things eerie including true stories behind your favorite horror movies, Rock n Roll and the occult, unsolved mysteries and creepy true crime. Serious enough for the true paranormal fan but funny enough for the skeptics! Proud member of Dark Myths Collective.
 
The Guardian's political editor, Heather Stewart, and deputy political editor, Rowena Mason, are joined by commentators, experts and politicians to unpack the week's biggest stories in politics
 
Each week we pair a comedian with a scientist, to break down the scientifically inaccurate elements of popular movies and TV shows. Warning: There will be spoilers.
 
If you obsess about the details inside computers then on This Week in Computer Hardware, you'll find out the latest in motherboards, CPUs, GPUs, storage, RAM, power supplies, input devices, and monitors. Hosts Patrick Norton of TekThing and Sebastian Peak of PC Perspective bring you the newest hardware, talk benchmarks, and even dive into the not-yet-released products on the horizon.Records live every Thursday at 3:30pm Eastern / 12:30pm Pacific / 20:30 UTC.
 
Every week, join award-winning narrator B.J. Harrison as he narrates the greatest stories the world has ever known. From the jungles of South America to the Mississippi Delta, from Victorian England to the sands of the Arabian desert, join us on a fantastic journey through the words of the world's greatest authors. Critically-acclaimed and highly recommended for anyone who loves a good story with plenty of substance.
 
NPR's daily top stories that you can't miss. Exceptional, moving, offbeat, or just plain funny. Subscribe to the Story of the Day podcast.
 
Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, our flagship program is all about providing context on the economic news of the day. Through stories, conversations and newsworthy numbers, we help listeners understand the economic world around them.
 
Inside the hottest personal tech stories of the week; mobile apps, gear, social networking, and entertainment.
 
The Financial Times banking team discusses the biggest banking stories of the week, bringing you global insight and commentary on the top issues concerning this sector. To take part in the show or to comment please email audio@ft.com
 
In Dead Pilots Society, scripts that were developed by studios and networks but were never produced are given the table reads they deserve. Starring actors you know and love from television and film, a live audience, and a good time in which no one gets notes, no one is fired, and everyone laughs. Presented by Andrew Reich (Friends; Worst Week) and Ben Blacker (The Writers Panel podcast; co-creator, Thrilling Adventure Hour).
 
The Nature Podcast brings you the best stories from the world of science each week. We cover everything from astronomy to zoology, highlighting the most exciting research from each issue of Nature journal. We meet the scientists behind the results and providing in-depth analysis from Nature's journalists and editors.
 
Tuesdays with Stories- a fun weekly pod hosted by NYC comedians Joe List and Mark Normand. Luckily, Joe and Mark are funny (thank God) and have an endless amount of funny stories. They meet every week to spin a few hilarious yarns, sometimes with comedian friends. Give it a listen and be their friend too.
 
Every week Be. Busta shares stories that will have you looking over your shoulder while questioning what may actually reside under your bed. You will hear tales of horror from contemporary writers; both emerging and renowned, with the occasional set coming from real life experiences. For advertising opportunities please email PodcastPartnerships@Studio71us.comWe wanna make the podcast even better, help us learn how we can: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4
 
The Weekly Planet covers all things movies, TV shows and comics. Often considered the first and worst podcast on the Planet Broadcasting Network.
 
The Herd with Colin Cowherd is a thought-provoking, opinionated, and topic-driven journey through the top sports stories of the day.
 
HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons hosts the most downloaded sports podcast of all time, with a rotating crew of celebrities, athletes, and media staples, as well as mainstays like Cousin Sal, Joe House, and a slew of other friends and family members who always happen to be suspiciously available.
 
Each week, folklorist, author, and historian Jeff Belanger and radio host Ray Auger explore the ghosts, monsters, folklore, history, and legends of New England. If you give us about ten minutes, we’ll give you something strange to talk about today. The bizarre is closer than you think!
 
Twice a week, Ken Jennings and John Roderick add a new entry to the OMNIBUS, an encyclopedic reference work of strange-but-true stories that they are compiling as a time capsule for future generations.
 
In the Slashfilmcast, hardcore geeks David Chen, Devindra Hardawar, and Jeff Cannata debate, pontificate, and delve into the latest films, TV shows, and other entertainment-related items from the past week. Weekly guests include everyday bloggers, webmaster luminaries, film directors, and movie stars from all walks of life. You can reach us at slashfilmcast@gmail.com and find all our podcast episodes at www.slashfilmcast.com.
 
Award winning English Broadcaster, Philip Holmes - takes a look at the latest world's paranormal news... and then chats with guests. from all over the world about their paranormal experiences. Real & true ghost stories, UFO sightings and Bigfoot encounters. Philip was a 'Coast to Coast AM' invited guest and this podcast was acclaimed as 'New & Noteworthy' by iTunes.
 
Sparkle Stories produces original audio stories for families around the world. Each week on the Sparkle Stories Podcast, we'll be sharing a Free Story from one of our Original Story Series!Find us at: www.sparklestories.com
 
The Box Of Oddities : True Stories of the Weird is a twice weekly podcast hosted by married couple Katrina Walls (Kat) and Jethro Gilligan Toth. Each week, the couple surprises each other, and their audience, with stories of the strange, the bizarre, and the unexpected. It’s fun and true but mostly weird.
 
Supporting entrepreneurs & inspiring innovation.
 
Nick van der Kolk's Love and Radio features in-depth, otherworldly-produced interviews with an eclectic range of subjects, from the seedy to the sublime. Get inside the mind of a rogue taxidermist. Find out what it's like to experience a stroke firsthand. Or spend time with an artist who gives away her life savings every night. You've never heard anything like it before.This show is moving to Luminary! For more, go to LuminaryPodcasts.com.
 
The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker catch you up on the biggest media stories, from sports to politics and everything in between.
 
For 50 years, Washington Week has been the most intelligent and up to date conversation about the most important news stories of the week. Washington Week is the longest-running news and public affairs program on PBS and features journalists -- not pundits -- lending insight and perspective to the week's important news stories.
 
This is the official, authoritative, inspired podcast of the Babylon Bee. Join editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and writer/creative director Ethan Nicolle for a look at weekly highlights, discussing the spiciest topics of the times, the stories behind the stories, and a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of America's most trusted source for Christian news satire.
 
Sky Sports' nightly debate show, where some of the top names in football discuss the latest Premier League stories
 
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Tracy & Jerry Discuss haunted KWJJ radio station in Portland, Or and Author Leslie Fear tells us about the Tri State Crematory in GeorgiaBy Jerry & Tracy Paulley Scary, Ghosts, Horror, Paranormal, Supernatural, Lore, Unexplained, Cryptids, UFO, Spooky, Bigfoot, Sasquatch
 
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reveals the prosecution team for the Senate impeachment trial, and the House votes to transmit the articles of impeachment to the Senate for the trial to begin on Tuesday.By NPR
 
Palestinian leaders have already rejected the American administration’s peace plan. But the proposal is nevertheless politically useful, both for Binyamin Netanyahu and Donald Trump. Our correspondent Nicolas Pelham recounts being detained in Iran last year. He was given a surprising amount of freedom—and made the most of it. And the shrinking Amer…
 
A podcast about VR?! I guess it really is 2020. Today we break down READY PLAYER ONE with two amazing people: Alisher Kamalov and Dominick D'Aniello (Senior Software Engineer at Mozilla). Enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Seeker
 
Jerry & Tracy tell you a few encounters and then listen to Erica from California tell her amazing story!By Jerry & Tracy Paulley Scary, Ghosts, Horror, Paranormal, Supernatural, Lore, Unexplained, Cryptids, UFO, Spooky, Bigfoot, Sasquatch
 
A firsthand account by John R. Bolton, the former national security adviser, directly linked President Trump to a quid pro quo in the Ukraine affair, undercutting a central plank of the defense’s argument. What could that mean for the final phase of the impeachment trial? Guests: Maggie Haberman, who covers the White House and Michael S. Schmidt, w…
 
In which the American architect of post-World War II global capitalism turns out to have a dark and traitorous secret, and John imagines he would be a huge hassle for his spy handlers. Certificate #25923.By Ken Jennings and John Roderick
 
David corrects a gross mistake he made about the physiology of the Na’vi. The cast feels nostalgic with Star Trek: Picard. For the feature review, David, Devindra, and Jeff takes on The Gentlemen, the latest film by director Guy Ritchie. Read about the life of a Hollywood Boulevard’s Superman here. Read about how The Gentlemen is a safe space for m…
 
What happens when creatures of legend and monsters of modern mythology are pushed out into the world we live in now? These mythical monsters will creep ever closer to our doors, our homes. Don’t bother to barricade the windows, they’re already inside. First, work is Hell and then there are demons. Next, a classic Creepypasta of the zombie apocalyps…
 
Holy hell, we've got a lunch ep for you this week folks as Mark travels to Tampa Bay to do stand up with Cowhead while Joe goes to Nashville to see Brandi Carlisle before a kook follows his home. Check it out!Sponsored by: Feals CBD (feals.com/tuesdays) & Away Travel (awaytravel.com/tuesdays20)Subscribe to our Patreon for full video of the show, bo…
 
A guy from the Deep South tells Chris some wild travel stories, and about the time he got hit by a car inside of a Waffle House. This episode is brought to you by Teladoc (www.teladoc.com/stories) and Ritual (www.ritual.com/stories).By Earwolf & Chris Gethard
 
A sentient robot searches for her purpose in a post-war world. This story was originally published in Asimov's Science Fiction magazine in March 2007. It is available in THE BEST OF ELIZABETH BEAR. Content advisory: Brief violence/combat, mentions of deathBy LeVar Burton and Stitcher
 
Catch up on all the latest news and talking points from around the world of football with this nightly debate show, as the panel discuss the hottest topics from around the sportBy Sky Sports
 
The Chinese government extended the Lunar New Year holiday to slow the spread of coronavirus. While some workers will get paid time off, not everyone is so lucky. Today, reporter Jennifer Pak gives us the view from the streets of Shanghai. Plus, the outbreak’s ripple effects, new steel and aluminum tariffs and the official start of tax season.…
 
Colin reacts to the tragic news of Kobe Bryant's death and talks about what he remembers most about Kobe and his career. He also talks about it with FS1 NBA Analyst Chris Broussard and Jim Jackson who played with and against Kobe in his long NBA career. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers…
 
Colin reacts to the tragic news of Kobe Bryant's death and talks about what he remembers most about Kobe and his career. He also talks about it with FS1 NBA Analyst Chris Broussard and Jim Jackson who played with and against Kobe in his long NBA career. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers…
 
After a report that former national security adviser John Bolton talked to the president about withholding security aid to Ukraine in return for targeted investigations, senators discussed next steps.By NPR
 
Chris Ashton sits down with Danny Care to give his side of the story on buying a house with Nigel Wray. We also speak to Chris Jones inside the England camp in Portugal, discuss Kyle Sinckler’s move to Bristol, and after Finn Russell’s misdemeanours in the Scotland camp, we ask is two pints too many?…
 
In Hubei province and increasingly across China, new-year celebrations are muted. Authorities are trying to contain the outbreak with an unprecedented lockdown. Homelessness is rising in the rich world, with Finland as a notable exception; we examine the merits of the country’s “housing first” policy. And how to identify someone by reading their he…
 
In this episode, Middlekauff steps away from football to remember Kobe Bryant after his tragic passing, looks at his top storylines for Super Bowl week, the rising draft stock of Oregon QB Justin Herbert, and answers listener questions in Middlekauff's Mailbag. Follow John on twitter @JohnMiddlekauff and go to theherdnow.com to find the latest cont…
 
Across the United States, parents and school districts have been wrestling with the question of whether the country’s most popular and profitable sport is too dangerous for children. Today, we explore how that dispute is playing out in one Texas town. Guests: Ken Belson, who covers the N.F.L. for The New York Times, spoke with Jim Harris and Spence…
 
On August 29, 2002, 31-year-old Audrey Herron finished up her shift at the healthcare facility where she worked in Catskill, NY around 11PM. She walked to her Jeep with some coworkers and said goodnight. The night was dark and rainy, however, Audrey had been making the same commute back and forth to work for years. According to her husband, Audrey …
 
What are the mysterious spherical shaped objects found in New Zealand? Then, what do serial killers do when they aren't serial killing? The Moeraki Boulders and the unexpected hobbies of serial killers. It's BOX194. Available at fine podcast outlets worldwide.By Kat & Jethro Gilligan Toth
 
Donate to TOFOP bushfire relief: https://bit.ly/2NIrWrY or Wildlife Victoria: https://bit.ly/2GoIb9k It’s the real 2020! But also there’s a bunch of movies based in 2020 that are so wrong is borderline offensive. But before we get into that we do the big news, including the death of legend Terry Jones, more live action Disney remakes, cancelled How…
 
Mick Munter is back! Did you miss him? If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patreon.com/stories and pledge to make a monthly donation, check out our merch at storiespodcast.com/shop, or just tell your friends about us! Thank you!!…
 
In 2002, Evelyn Hernandez had a 5-year-old son named Alex and was almost 9 months pregnant with her second son. On May 1, 2002, both Evelyn and Alex disappeared. Evelyn's torso was later found floating in the San Francisco Bay but Alex has never been found. Join Mike and Gibby as they discuss the unsolved murder of Evelyn Hernandez and the disappea…
 
HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons and Chris Ryan remember the life of Kobe Bryant.
 
Jerry & Tracy discuss the haunting of Elke Sommer & Joe Hyam in the mid 1960s in L.A.By Jerry & Tracy Paulley Scary, Ghosts, Horror, Paranormal, Supernatural, Lore, Unexplained, Cryptids, UFO, Spooky, Bigfoot, Sasquatch
 
Part One of our Nautical Mysteries series. As a species we have always believed ourselves the most dominant on the planet, relentlessly expanding outwards to lay claim to the territories and natural resources we discover. And yet, over two thirds of the world remain beyond our reach, hidden deep beneath seemingly endless stretches of water. What do…
 
There’s a moment in every climax where the hero goes from losing to winning, or from winning to losing in the case of tragedies. It’s when Luke turns off his targeting computer or when Eowyn declares that she is no man. It’s got that special something that makes the hero’s win satisfying. This is the turning point, and it’s what we’re talking about…
 
Pippo and Poppo are the elder penguins and everyone is looking to them to figure out what to do with the thief who's been stealing everyone's fish! What will they do? Based on Lawrence Block's classic sci-fi story "Make A Prison". If you would like to support Stories Podcast, you can subscribe and give us a five star review on iTunes, head to patre…
 
Moderator Robert Costa was joined by The Washington Post's Carol Leonnig. She shared insights from her recent book "A Very Stable Genius," co-written with the Post's Philip Rucker.
 
As Democrats made their case to the Senate and the nation, moderator Robert Costa and this week's reporters discussed the latest on the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
 
The federal government shutdown ended a year ago, but it’s still hurting temporary workers, like security guards, who will never get that month of wages back. The Trump administration is using a lot more contractors than previous White Houses, and today we talk with some people still paying off credit cards and other debt they took on. Plus: The he…
 
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss California Representative Adam Schiff’s statement at the impeachment trial (03:00), the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week (20:30), the hacking of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos (23:15), the case of journalist Glenn Greenwald (29:15), and more.
 
Doug Gottlieb fills in for Colin and explains why Tom Brady has no other legitimate options for 2020 other than staying with the Patriots. He thinks the media has it wrong about the level of trust the 49ers have in Jimmy Garoppolo. Plus, Fox Sports NBA Analyst Ric Bucher talks about why LeBron James is wrong that the Lakers can win a title without …
 
Filling in for Colin, Doug Gottlieb discusses why he feels Patriots QB Tom Brady is bluffing, why he says Giants Legend Eli Manning was good but not worthy of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, his thoughts on the rumor of possible drama in the Clippers locker room, and why he feels some media are too hard on Niners QB Jimmy Garoppolo. Guests include M…
 
The post E1021: Bubble Co-CEO & Co-Founder Emmanuel Straschnov built a no-code platform to empower the next generation of programmers, shares insights on bootstrapping to over 300k users, developing skills while scaling & more appeared first on This Week In Startups.By ThisWeekInStartups.com
 
Editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and creative director Ethan Nicolle welcome special guest McGill Alexander, a former South African Army officer, who was on assignment in Taiwan as South Africa’s military attaché when a notorious murderer and rapist broke into his home and held his family hostage at gunpoint for 26 hours. McGill and his daughter were both…
 
In this episode, Middlekauff looks at the powerhouse Andy Reid vs. Kyle Shanahan Super Bowl coaching matchup, the moves that shaped the Chiefs/Niners Super Bowl; how he sees an offseason of potential QB movement playing out, and answers listener questions in Middlekauff's Mailbag. Follow John on twitter @JohnMiddlekauff and go to theherdnow.com to …
 
Three Rust Belt swing states are critical to winning the presidency this year — Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania, there is one issue that could be decisive: fracking natural gas. Opposition to fracking could be fatal for a candidate in the state, yet front-runners for the Democratic nomination have committed to banning fracking…
 
There's money in your mouth. Figuratively speaking (we hope). A growing number of startups and full-fledged companies are looking to bring their smart technology into your mouth. A toothbrush that uses AI to monitor your brushing, dental floss as a subscription service, wearables for teeth—oral hygiene is a booming business for tech companies, who …
 
This week, Gottlieb explains why he wasn't as impressed with Zion Williamson's debut as the majority of fans and media and gives his take on the fallout from the brawl at the end of the Kansas/K-State game. Guest FS1 college hoops insider Evan Daniels gives his observations after witnessing the Bronny James phenomenon in-person, and if surprising S…
 
Poland's government has been trying to nobble the courts for years. Now the European Union is intervening, and the outcome could undermine the union itself. Our obituaries editor looks back on the life of Nell Gifford, whose small, tight-knit circus brought a sense of community into the big top. And modern sensitivities reveal why gender is so tric…
 
What must Ruscha do to secure the magic word that kills when it’s uttered? Elizabeth F. Ellett, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Many, many thanks to all of our listeners and supporting members who help to keep us going. If you enjoy listening to The Classic Tales, please consider be…
 
Interview w/ Dr. Moriba Jah, Cancer T Cells, Snakes And A Virus, Watery Mars Dirt, Wet Rattlesnakes, Helper Parrots, Psychoactive Mood Bump, Greying Hair?, Playful Wolf Pups, And Much More... The post 22 January, 2019 – Episode 755 – Directing Space Traffic appeared first on This Week in Science - The Kickass Science Podcast.…
 
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