Podcasts to Listen To: Audible Oddities
Over the past few years, there has been an explosion of podcast offerings. Long gone are the days of boring slim-pickings to listen to — the selection of niche podcasts has increased exponentially, making it possible to listen to episode after episode of just about anything our black hearts desire.
Whether you prefer an episodal series, tales of murder and mayhem, eerie short stories, weird history, or an educated breakdown of horror movies, we’ve got a little something for anyone.
The episodes focus on conspiracy theories, the paranormal, monsters/cryptids, cults/religion, and serial killers. There are a plethora of other similarly-themed podcasts out there, but hosts Ben, Marcus, and Henry add a heavy dash of dark comedy and impeccably thorough research to their weekly subjects.
This podcast focuses on goths and those interested in the community, with a focus on music, movie reviews, interviews, and the subculture in general.
Canadian hosts Andrea and Alexandra offer an academic and feminist perspective on classic and contemporary horror. For full effect, “Required Reading” and “Extra Credit” assignments are offered along with each episode/topic.
“The Black Tapes is a serialized docudrama about one journalist’s search for truth, her enigmatic subject’s mysterious past, and the literal and figurative ghosts that haunt them both.
How do you feel about paranormal activity or the Supernatural? Ghosts? Spirits? Demons?
Do you believe?”
Hosts Brianna and Kelley, both true crime enthusiasts, explore a myriad of different cases, based on weekly subjects, following the letter sequence of the alphabet.
This isn’t just a run-of-the-mill ‘woo-cast’. Hosts Cory and Laine offer a wide range of episodes covering superstition, folk tales, interviews, curses and hexes, monsters and cryptids, history, ghost stories, and yes… even magic. The easy-going banter between the two hosts is informative, yet pleasant and familiar.
“A podcast for Satanists to discuss modern Satanism, its history, left-leaning political activism, and how Satanism relates to current events and pop culture. For those who want to learn more about modern Satanism, whether newbies or those already involved in Satanic groups.”
The modern-day take on sitting around a campfire, Lore is an award-winning, critically-acclaimed podcast about dark, historical, true-life scary stories. Added bonus: the new Lore TV series available on Amazon Prime.
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