5 Criminally Good True Crime Podcasts For True Crime Lovers

Discover some chilling cases with these five popular true crime podcasts that will have you descending down the rabbit hole of crimes both solved and unsolved.

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In the world of podcasts, true crime as a genre has taken over which captivates its audience, including me. These narratives dive into the unsettling world of mysteries and explore the human psyche involving grisly crimes. Join me as I discover five eye-opening true crime podcasts that uncover humanity’s most disturbing cases.

1. True Crime with Kendall Rae

You can listen to her podcast on Spotify and Apple Podcasts and watch her videos on YouTube.

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Kendall Rae‘s podcast, True Crime with Kendall Rae, focuses on creating a platform for victims and their families. This audio narrative emphasizes the importance of keeping in mind the very real people who were affected due to the heinous crimes at hand. Kendall Rae advocates for those who cannot tell their stories in this realistic and authentic podcast that is updated semi-weekly.

2. True Crime Garage

True Crime Garage is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Podbean, and Patreon.

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Hosts, Nic Edwards and The Captain present this light-hearted take on discussing crime and update their listeners weekly with new banter on mysterious cases. True Crime Garage covers both national and international crimes. It presents an opportunity to sit down, open a cold one, and listen to some seriously chilling stories of solved and cold cases.

3. Crime Junkie

With over 300 episodes you can listen to this podcast weekly on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Podbean, and Ashley and Brit’s Crime Junkie website.

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Ashley Flowers and Brit Prawat host the podcast Crime Junkie where listeners can consume anything and everything true crime. Ashley is the founder of Audiochuck, an award-winning audio production company and Brit is the co-host of Crime Junkie which won Apple’s Best Podcast award in 2022 and 2023.

4. Ridiculous Crime

You can find this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and iHeartRadio.

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Ridiculous Crime is hosted by Zaron Burnett and Elizabeth Dutton which give their listeners a different perspective of the true crime genre. Being 99% free of murder, Zaron and Elizabeth discuss cons, heists, and other ridiculous crimes in this funny and weekly podcast. With more than 200 episodes, you’ll never get tired of hearing about these insane crimes.

5. Casefile True Crime

You can find this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Audible, and Casefile True Crime’s website.

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The host of Casefile True Crime remains anonymous which is the cause of the creator wanting people to focus on the victims and their stories. With almost 400 episodes of grim cases, this podcast is explicit in its storytelling. Updated weekly, the anonymous speaker presents an advocacy for the victims and their families.

True crime is a genre that has captivated the world with its never-ending stories of solved and unsolved cases as well as infamous serial killers. These five podcasts will have you going down the rabbit hole of solved and unsolved cases and make you second-guess things you believed you knew about the true crime genre.

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