Extraordinary first person stories from around the world
True horror fan Dan Cummins attempts to terrify his wife Lynze with two new alleged-to-be-true tales each week. Demonic possession, poltergeists, shadow people, and more! Subscribe and listen in the dark to your new weekly nightmare.
The NoSleep Podcast is a multi-award winning anthology series of original horror stories, with rich atmospheric music to enhance the frightening tales.
Lore is a bi-weekly podcast (now also a TV show and book series) about dark historical tales. Each episode explores the mysterious creatures, tragic events, and unusual places that fill the pages of history. Because sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction.
Spend an hour in someone else's life. Conversations draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.
The Sound of Horror
the memory palace
Criminal is the first of its kind. A show about people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. Hosted by Phoebe Judge. Part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.
What's the one secret you've never told anybody? Welcome to The Secret Room, a podcast about the true stories no one ever tells. Hosted by Ben Hamm.
From creator Jon Grilz, a collection of the most famous and disturbing creepypastas and urban legends in the world. Listener discretion is advised. Stories requests can be made on twitter @creepypod or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Stories of the human heart. A candid, unscripted conversation between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship. When the world seems out of hand, tune in to StoryCorps and be reminded of the things that matter most.
Feature length, atmospheric, spooky stories told on the 13th of each month. Explore an eerie universe of supernatural and occult tales
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 ...
Insomnia? Mind racing at night? Worries keeping you up? Tune in for a bedtime story that lets you forget your problems and progressively gets more boring until you fall to sleep. So get in bed, press play, close your eyes, and drift off into dreamland.
The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Roots, Reading Rainbow, 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...
Discover real-life horror stories, from bizarre crimes to paranormal activity. These true stories are set inside the fictional world of Radio Rental, an 80’s video rental store run by an eccentric shopkeeper, Terry Carnation (Rainn Wilson). This imaginative, cult classic-inspired horror brand blurs the lines of reality, with cutting-edge documentary storytelling and a splash of comedy. From the mind of Payne Lindsey, this is Radio Rental.
Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time. From Pushkin Industries. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance. iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries.
Murder and the paranormal finally meet! Grab your wine and milkshakes and join us every Sunday for some chilling ghost stories and downright terrifying true crime stories. The world's a scary place. And that's why we drink!
If you like The Moth, This American Life or Snap Judgment, take a walk on the wilder side with RISK! Your colorful host Kevin Allison (of the legendary comedy group The State) helms this surprisingly uncensored show where people tell jaw-dropping true stories they never thought they'd dare to share in public. RISK! is hilarious, heart-wrenching and remarkably real. Think you've heard it all? Fasten your seatbelt.
True, personal stories from new voices and experienced writers resonating with the themes of the Personal Essay/Story Publishing Projects: "Bearing Up" (2018) and "Exploring" (2019).
True horror stories written by those that made it out alive. First person accounts narrated and produced by Andrew Tate in an anthology of terror and suspense. To hear your story on the show, send it to email@example.com
This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.
You know how when someone asks "How are you?" you just say "Fine,” even if you’re totally dying inside, so everyone can go about their day? “Terrible, Thanks For Asking” is the opposite of that. Nora McInerny asks real people to share their complicated and honest feelings about how they really are. It’s sometimes sad, sometimes funny, and often both. From American Public Media.
First-hand true stories - a plane crash, a mass shooting, a bear attack, a train derailing, and more. The guest tells us exactly what happened, and answers the question, What Was That Like?
Come relax with the #1 Sleep Podcast. Our unique stories help calm the mind and relax the body. Press play, it's time to Get Sleepy... Become a premium member for access to bonus episodes and ad free listening.
The Original Science Fiction Podcast
Having trouble sleeping? Join Yoga and meditation teacher Kathryn Nicolai for bedtime stories where nothing much happens to help you relax and sleep peacefully. The stories are a soft landing spot for your mind. Rather than letting your brain race through the same thoughts you’ve been chasing all day, we are taking a detour to a calm and comfy place. We tell the story twice and go a bit slower the second time. Buy the book now! http://hyperurl.co/NothingMuchHappens
Radically empathic advice. Produced by WBUR.
THE TRUTH makes movies for your ears. They're short stories that are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, and always intriguing. Every story is different, but they all take you to unexpected places using only sound. If you're new, some good starting places are: Silvia's Blood, That's Democracy, Moon Graffiti, Tape Delay, or whatever's most recent. Listening with headphones is encouraged! We're a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.
True terrifying horror stories; kidnappings, serial killers, maniacs and the worst parts of your nightmares come to life. Join us every Thursday as we bring you a new set of real encounters. Share your experience via voicemail at disturbedpodcast.com/hotline or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Expand your horizons with this collection of hand-picked classic short stories and tales by writers like Jack London, Guy de Maupassant, Louisa May Alcott, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his Sherlock Holmes mysteries, H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, Ray Bradbury, Hans Christian Anderson, Ambrose Bierce, and many others. These fast-paced stories are chosen for their unique flavor, are suitable for all ages and tastes, and provide a window to a time when writers knew how to tell great stories usi ...
Science fiction and fantasy stories from Clarkesworld Magazine
A collection of exciting, original stories crafted for a younger audience.
Audio versions of short stories by authors like Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft, H.G, Wells and others.
We tell the stories of haunted places, ghost encounters, cryptid encounters, the paranormal, preternatural, and every oddity imaginable. And we have a few laughs while we're at it! Join your hosts Adam & Matt in their discussions of these topics and email them your thoughts at GraveYardTalesPodcast@gmail.com (mailto:GraveYardTalesPodcast@gmail.com) We thank you for joining us in the GraveYard!
Snap Judgment (Storytelling, with a BEAT) mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, dramatic, kick-ass radio. Snap’s raw, musical brand of storytelling dares listeners to see the world through the eyes of another.
Storynory brings you audio stories for the family, beautifully read, and with a touch of sophistication. We find traditional stories from all over the world and create our own characters including Katie the Witch, and Astropup the space travelling hound. We also give you songs, educational interviews, and a sprinkling of ancient history.
Love is more than you think. From the creators of Criminal. New episodes every month.
What if your mother left to follow a cult… or you woke up in a morgue… or if your boat got caught in a storm and began to sink -- what would you do? This is Actually Happening brings you extraordinary true stories of life-changing events told by the people who lived them. From a man who finds out a celebrity crush isn’t who she seems to a woman stranded in a Mexican desert fighting to survive, these stories will have you on the edge of your seat waiting to hear what happens next. New episode ...
A storytelling show that explores the night, the landscape of the unseen, and how thoughts, feelings and behaviors transform in the dark
I'm Nila, and I have stories to tell you. Stories in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror, fairy tale, mystery, and mythology. Mortals wield godly powers, eggs appear out of enchanted pockets, sentient substances are invented, and stars are incubated in the hearts of humans. Welcome to Storyfeather.
Family Secrets. We all have them. And while the discovery of family secrets can initially be terrifying or traumatic, often these discoveries have the power to liberate, heal, and even uplift us. Join Dani Shapiro, bestselling author of the memoir Inheritance, and her guests as they explore astonishing family secrets and uncover the extraordinary lessons the truth can teach us.
A spine-chilling collection of classic stories and tales from the other side featuring classics from a wide variety of writers that include H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allen Poe, Algernon Blackwood, M.R. James, and many others. Radio dramas (suspense, horror, and gothic) will also be featured.
The Mortified Podcast is a storytelling series where adults share the embarrassing things they created as kids—diaries, letters, lyrics & beyond—in front of total strangers. PS: It totally likes you. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
A weekly podcast which reads out ghost stories, horror stories and weird tales every week. Classic stories from the pens of the masters. Occasionally we feature living authors, but the majority, are dead. Some perhaps are undead.
Death, Sex & Money is a podcast about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Host Anna Sale talks to celebrities you've heard of—and to regular people you haven't—about the Big Stuff: relationships, money, family, work and making it all count while we're here. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, The Experiment, The New Yorker Radio Hour and many others.
A bountiful harvest of horror and folklore
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.
Sharon Stegall has recently relocated from Connecticut to Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Without sacrificing fun and adventure, Sharon is trying to lead a less perilous life in her middle years. Her blog, Sharon Space, focuses on a humorous look at breeding and showing Maine Coon cats and living with other creatures, human and non-human. Sharon is …
Beyond the Door is a story of a haunting. A man is haunted by visions of something coming out of the well in his cellar and by the scratching sounds in the passages of his old house. If You Appreciate The Work I’ve Put In here you could buy me a coffee https://ko-fi.com/tonywalker Beyond The Door by J. Paul Suter This story was recommended by Terry…
Today we're brining you the next installment of the Wylderwood series. Follow along as your favorite group of young fantasy heroes escorts the tads and tasses they saved in the last installment safely across the forrest to the cave fortress that the Froskur called Shimmerhold. Draw us a picture of what you think any of the characters in this story …
We're bringing you a special bonus release of Chris Gethard's new audiobook Dad On Pills! This book is about Geth's relationship with being a dad coupled with his relationship with being mentally ill, growing up in the '80s/'90s, and so much more. You can listen to it for free by signing up at try.scribd.com/gethard60.…
A terrifying nightmare and a creepy H.P. Lovecraft story. Read by Robert Crandall All rights reserved. About 24 minutes.By Robert Crandall
Creeper in the woods - Always remember to close your blinds - Voicemail from Ari - The beatdown - This is Disturbed. Featuring narrations by: Tom Aglio Tanya Eby Voicemail from Ari Matt Bradford Sponsors: This episode is sponsored by Wondery’s Generation Why podcast, where hosts Justin and Aaron dig deep for answers on crime and unsolved murder cas…
Welcome back, sleepyheads. In this evenings story, you'll venture to a lighthouse, located on a small, peaceful island off the coast of Australia. 😴 Sound design: motorboat on the water. 🚤🌊 Narrator: TK Kellman 🇺🇸 Support our Sponsors - Napjitsu. Discover a better way to energise. Each Napjitsu product provides brain-boosting nootropics to unlock s…
Amanda reveals her harrowing secret of being sex trafficked. The gritty details of where it happened, and by whose hands, are devastating. ACORN Get your first 30 days free by going to acorn.tv with promo code secret. BABBEL Go to Babbel.com and enter promo code SECRET to get 3 additional months when you purchase a 3 month subscription. BETTER HELP…
Our story tonight is called Cold Snap and Crosswords and it’s a story about a midwinter morning, when you’ve got no plans to leave the house. It’s also about feeling snug and tucked well away from the winter wind, books of puzzles and the view from the top floor.Buy the book:http://hyperurl.co/NothingMuchHappensGet beautiful NMH merch: https://www.…
In this H.P.Lovecraft novella a New York City detective tries to uncover the secrets of a dangerous cult and finds himself caught up in a dark world of unspeakable terror. ANDROID USERS- 1001 Stories from Roy's Diner on Player.fm: Follow Us https://player.fm/series/1001-stories-network 1001 Radio Days right here at Google Podcasts FREE: https://pod…
War- A cavalry scout comes upon a deserted farmhouse where violence has recently taken place and turns down the opportunity to shoot an enemy soldier who is filling his canteen... Jan The Unrepentant- A group of prospectors in Alaska go half mad when one shoots another in the neck and they decide its time for him to hang-but hanging Jan will be no …
The boys finally return to The Valley and someone else turns into a dragon. Visit The Adventure Challenge and use promo code KIDSTORIES for a great discount on their adventure books.By Phil Bechtel
One night, 19-year-old college student Patty Hearst, who happened to be the heir to the Hearst newspaper fortune, was kidnapped from her apartment. She was kept in a closet for weeks, while her captors demanded millions from the Hearst family and the release of their imprisoned co-conspirators. But after she was released, she shocked the world when…
Two statuesque stories from Korea. One is about a statue that has a surprise in store. The other is about a mole who is ambitious for his daughter to marry into high society. And a shout out to our wonderful supporter, Outschool. https://outschool.com/storynory.
Stories in this episode: -Window Creeper - blahblahxo. -Followed Me Home From The Movie Theater - AmieLucy. -The Neighbor Kid Is A Psycho - CharlieAintHere. -My Stalker Disappeared After Three Horrifying Years - hollipopp_. -Asleep When A Stranger Enters The Room - amgglitterfinger. -A Train Journey From Hell - Anonymous. -I Accepted A Ride From So…
Happy Neutral New Year, everyone! We're trying to keep it low key in terms of expectations for this year considering some of our last predictions... but we are here to read your incredible, spooky stories, as always! Buckle up for some theme-less tales of a haunted Pokémon cartridge, theater ghost lights and a budget ATWWD Immortal Portal poem/song…
This episode features "Other Stories" written by Wang Yuan and translated by Andy Dudak. Published in the December 2021 issue of Clarkesworld Magazine and read by Kate Baker. The text version of this story can be found at: https://clarkesworldmagazine.com/wang_12_21 Support us on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/join/clarkesworld?…
Here’s the Continuation of our Listener Stories episode! We had so many we had to split it into 2 episodes! Thanks again to everyone who sent in stories this year! Sponsor HelloFresh – Hellofresh.com/graveyard16 (code: graveyard16) Thank you, Jeff Wampler, for helping with the research!! Check out our sources below for more info and to continue lea…