My top 5 true crime podcasts.
If you're also like me and are always looking for a chilling true-crime podcast, I've got just the list to choose from.
Since their inception in 2004, podcasts have grown in popularity, and true crime podcasts have become some of the most interesting, addictive in the game. And several podcasts provide previously unheard insights into some of the world's most twisted minds.
A plethora of true crime podcasts focusing on notorious serial killers are now available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and many more forums and finding the perfect podcast to listen to can make you feel overwhelmed with options.
Ted Bundy, Edmund Kemper, and The Zodiac Killer have all been extensively examined, with true crime becoming increasingly popular in the last half-decade.
1. Crime junkie
Crime Junkie, a true-crime podcast hosted by Ashley Flowers and Brit Prawat, brings you in-depth cases that the team has been obsessing over every Monday. This was my first true-crime podcast, so it has a special place in my heart.
2. My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark
My Favorite Murder is the hit true-crime comedy podcast hosted by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark. Since its inception in early 2016, the show has broken download records and sparked an enthusiastic, interactive “Murderino” fan base who came out in droves this spring for the sold-out nationwide tour. This is a must-listen.
3. Sinister Societies
The podcast, hosted by Hannah Maguire and Suruthi Bala, takes a deep dive into the most notorious cults and secret organisations. They investigate how these organisations operate, what they stand for, and the significance of certain rituals.
Serial is a podcast hosted by Sarah Koenig from the creators of This American Life. Over the course of a season, it tells one story — a true story. Each episode of the Serial podcast focuses on a different aspect of the case and follows a distinct story arc.
5. Serial Killers
The serial Killers series, which airs twice a week, takes a psychological and entertaining approach to provide a rare glimpse into the mind of serial killers.