Need Your True Crime Fix? Here are 5 of the Best True Crime Podcasts
There’s something about true crime stories that never fail to completely capture our attention. The history of true crime podcasts is long and storied, and some of the best known podcasts are in the true crime genre (Serial, anyone?). Maybe it’s the fact that the days of the crimes seem so mundane and ordinary, but ended up being life altering. And, of course, the fact that some of these cases remain unsolved leaves you on edge, but always coming back for more. True crime appeals to everyone, thanks to talented podcast creators that remain dedicated to both storytelling and thorough research. There’s so many to choose from, that it can get overwhelming. Just in time for October, keep reading to discover the top 5 true crime podcasts you’ve been missing in your life.
True Crime Historian
What it is: Former journalist Richard O Jones brings light to forgotten crimes in True Crime Historian, where he delves into the “scoundrels, scandals, and scourges” of the golden age of yellow journalism.
Post Schedule: Every Sunday
Apple Podcasts Rating: 4.5 stars (149 reviews)
What it is: Host Phoebe Judge delves deeper into crime than most in the award winning Criminal. Criminal is a podcast about “people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, and/or gotten caught somewhere in the middle.”
Post Schedule: Every Sunday
Apple Podcasts Rating: 5 stars (1,907 reviews)
3. Canadian True Crime
What it is: Kristi Lee is the host of this fully independent podcast that delves into the depths of Canadian true crime stories. Canadian True Crime focuses on primarily solved cases, sticks to the facts, and explores the impact of these crimes with respect.
Post Schedule: 1st and 15th of the month
Apple Podcasts Rating: 5 stars (217 reviews)
4. They Walk Among Us
What it is: They Walk Among us is an award winning true crime podcast that focuses on stories of the UK. Writers Benjamin and Rosie know how to tell a good story and reel you right in.
Post Schedule: Every Wednesday
Apple Podcasts Rating: 4.5 stars (147 reviews)
5. Dark Poutine
What it is: Another Canadian podcast, Dark Poutine not only gives you a healthy dose of true crime, but tells you other dark tales. Get prepared to hear stories about dark history, myths, and legends, and other eerie topics.
Post Schedule: Every Saturday
Apple Podcasts Rating: 5 stars (62 reviews)
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