The Rise of Skywalker Release: Recommended Star Wars Podcasts

The Rise Of Skywalker Podcasts from Podbean
The Rise Of Skywalker Podcasts from Podbean

The Rise of Skywalker hits theaters on December 20th. Are you ready?

Star Wars fans might have mixed reviews of the different films, but it’s always exciting when a new one is on the horizon. Our favorite Star Wars podcasts are abuzz with news, commentary and analysis. So, whether you’re a die-hard fan or just have a casual interest, now’s the time to listen up and learn more. Get excited for The Rise of Skywalker and delve back into some Star Wars nostalgia and trivia with our recommended Podbean Star Wars podcasts.

You can find this topic featured in the Podbean app to listen on the go. If you don’t already have the Podbean app, download it for free in the App Store or Google Play store. It’s the best way to listen and discover new podcasts you’ll love, with recommendations of hot topics plus personalized recommendations based on what you listen to most. You can also listen to these podcasts online here.

Recommended Star Wars Podcasts on Podbean

THE NERD ROOM – A STAR WARS, MARVEL, & DC PODCAST

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A weekly podcast bringing you the latest Star Wars, Marvel, and DC news and reviews!

Hyperspace Hangout: A Star Wars Podcast

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A podcast by Star Wars fans, for Star Wars fans!!! To be a part of the show, send your transmissions to HyperspaceHangout@gmail.com | Remember – “traveling through hyperspace ain’t like dusting crops”

BLUE HARVEST: A STAR WARS PODCAST

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Will and Hawes, two long time friends, unite every week to talk about all things Star Wars.

Rogue Won: A Star Wars Podcast for Winners

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ROGUE WON: A Star Wars podcast for Winners with Johnny Grasso, Hawes Burkhardt

 Tapcaf Transmissions – A Star Wars EU Bookclub

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Reading, discussing and breaking down the books of the Star Wars Legends Expanded Universe

The Bad Motivators: A Malfunctioning Star Wars Podcast

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Three guys with a unique approach to Star Wars news and discussion.

Blah Wars: A Star Wars Podcast

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A Star Wars podcast featuring news, speculation, audio commentaries, debate and banter. Hosted by John Galantini and Jude Gay, with occasional guest presenters Bradie Tippetts and Raj Rajendran.

The Wretched Hive: Star Wars Podcast

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Just five guys talking about Star Wars…and other stuff.

The Contingency Plan: A Star Wars Podcast

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Welcome to The Contingency Plan podcast, a Star Wars literary Podcast. In the coming episodes we will deep dive into the extended universe and discuss all fun rabbit holes along the way. Thanks for joining us, and may the Force be with you! 

Dex’s Diner

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So a Jedi, an Imperial & a smuggler walk into a bar…A new Star Wars podcast hosted by @ksherwood17 @bradtheSWchief & @justsaynotojoe. Follow us on Twitter @DexsDinerPod!!!

 Star Wars Spelt Out Podcast

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Josh Chapman wants to get better at Star Wars, so he is getting people he knows on the mic to podcast and their ideas and stories. Some people know more, some people know less but all that really matters is they have something to say, it’s STAR WARS SPELT OUT.

Knights of Vader – A Star Wars Podcast (for kids)

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Star Wars flavored NPR crossed with COAST TO COAST AM – Objective analysis, passionate debate & unpretentious speculation of all Star Wars media – Join Zack, Zenger and “Force Ghost” Jim as they discuss the many facets of Star Wars!

Children of the Force – a Star Wars podcast

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Children of the Force is a podcast about Star Wars by one adult and his two kids. We discuss news, do reviews, tell jokes and have discussions about all things Star Wars.

Scruffy Looking Podcasters: A Star Wars Podcast

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A stuck-up, half-witted, Star Wars Podcast. 4 scruffy dudes on a weekly podcast covering Star Wars news and speculation. Hosts and avid Star Wars fans James Hebert, Kev Garbett, Chris Hall, and Ed Bosshart discuss Star Wars movies, shows, news, books, and more from their perspectives and have loads of fun doing it. Mature Content.

Podcasts to Get You in the Halloween Mood

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Do you love Halloween? Have you already planned out an imaginative costume and started putting up spooky decorations? Or, are you more interested in the candy? Whether you’re passionate about all things spooky or just want to get into the spirit (pun intended), we have lots of podcasts that are perfect for Halloween. Last year we shared some of our favorite scary podcasts and you can find these plus our new picks in the “Scary Stories” topic featuring in the Podbean app right now.

You can find this topic featured in the Podbean app to listen on the go. If you don’t already have the Podbean app, download it for free in the App Store or Google Play store. It’s the best way to listen and discover new podcasts you’ll love, with recommendations of hot topics plus personalized recommendations based on what you listen to most. You can also listen to these podcasts online here.

Here’s our roundup of Podbean-hosted podcasts that we think are ideal for Halloween (or anytime you’re in the mood for the creepy, paranormal or downright terrifying).

1. OK Talk – Paranormal Tales of Mysterious Travels

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‘Legend Tripping’ the Unknown. So Good, It’s Scary! Voted a ‘Top 10 Mystery Podcast’ Telling weird stories and taking you to strange places.

2. Castle of Spirits Audio Ghost Stories

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Audio ghost stories from the renowned paranormal website www.castleofspirits.com

3. Ghost Stories of Canada

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Ghost Stories of Canada is a 13-episode mini-series focusing on the best ghost stories from every province and territory in Canada. It is run by Discover the Past Ghostly Walks in Victoria, BC.

4. See No, Hear No, Speak No: UFOs, Conspiracies, and Murder

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A show where two guys with absolutely zero authority to do so, talk about the unexplained, the very explained and the not quite totally explainable. In a way that will almost certainly convince you that you’re not listening to two dudes with far reaching interest in the occult, alien abductions, true crime and all the things crazy people want you to think is true but probably isn’t, speculating wildly.

5. Para-talk Podcast with East TN Ghost Seekers

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Para-talk is a podcast with the members of East Tn Ghost Seekers. Listen as they discuss paranormal/supernatural events from all around the world. Also, you can leave them a message with your experiences or even your favorite ghost story. So join them as they dive into the paranormal world and touch on all the things you have questioned yourself!To contact and leave your experiences/ghost story/questions call (865)264-0448

6. Ghost Train Podcast

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Welcome on board the Ghost Train! Recorded all over the globe. Lead singer of rock band Reverse Grip Dru Broda is taking on the paranormal podcast world! Strap yourself in and join Dru as he gives people a platform to share their best paranormal encounters!

7.The Brohio Podcast

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Two Bros cover all of the mysteries of the universe. Paranormal, Aliens, Conspiracies, Cryptozoology, Famous Murders, Urban Legends, Monsters, Demons, Occult and Strange Occurrences. Nothing is off limits. The Bros are driven by crude humor and the ability to laugh at everything. If you flirt with the dark side of humor and lack maturity, this podcast could potentially change your life. Instagram: @brohiopodcast Twitter: @Brohiopodcast Email: BrohioPodcast@gmail.com

8. The Paranormal Patriot

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Talk surrounding all things paranormal, mysterious and the unexplained….with some politics thrown in too

9. The Odd To Newfoundland Paranormal Podcast

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Your monthly paranormal variety show! Featuring bizarre news, odd but true facts about our strange world and a special guest every month.

10. Paranormal Almanac

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Each week we will talk about Paranormal news and tell our favorite paranormal stories, its informative, fun, and freaky.

11. Paranormal Underground Radio

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12. The Ectoplasm Show

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Your Paranormal News source. All Odd, Strange, Weird, Unexplained and Fun Stories!

13. Paranormal UK Radio Network

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Paranormal UK Radio Network offers a variety of paranormal talk radio shows that cover all aspects of the strange and paranormal in the United Kingdom and beyond!

14. THE PARANORMAL PULSE

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I’m Lance Philip and this my paranormal/ghost hunting podcast. I’m the founder of EKG – East Koast Ghost. Each week my co-host Jennifer and I will discuss all things from the paranormal world.

15. Military Paranormal Investigations Podcast

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MPIP is dedicated to advancing our and the publics understanding of uncharacteristic and mysterious paranormal events and activity. MPI and MPIR is not affiliated to any branch of the military.

16. Paranormal Into The Night

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PARANORMAL INTO THE NIGHT FOR ALL THINGS PARANORMAL

17. The Lost Gypsy – Stories of UFO encounters, Bigfoot, Paranormal and Myths

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The Lost Gypsy is a story telling podcast, Eric and Ricky are not experts nor claim to fully understand the paranormal. We love talking about it and hope to share these conversations with you guys, the listener.

18. The Paranormal Guide

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Three paranormal investigators and researchers tackle questions and topics about the weird, strange, bizarre and unknown

19. Stay Scary

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Stay Scary is a horror movie podcast hosted by Yinh Kiefer and Lisa McColgan. A rotating cast of artists and geeks join on to discuss themes and tropes in horror movies past and present.

20. 31 days of Horror Movies for Halloween

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PODCAST NETWORK FOR EVERY FAN

21. The Pod and the Pendulum

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The Pod and The Pendulum is a new horror movie podcast covering every movie in every franchise. From heavy hitters like Friday the 13th, to the direct-to-video titles like Subspecies, we’ve got you covered.Tweet us at @podandpendulumEmail us at podandthependulum@gmail.com

22. Scary podcasts

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New podcast of some scary stories

23. Scary Tales & Cocktails

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This is a creepy AF podcast. Listen and be terrified like I am, or not. PS there is some swearing, Listener discretion is advised.

24. Pam and Teri, Drunk and Scary

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Grab a drink, take a shot, and pull up a chair. We’re diving into some horror favorites.

25. The Barely Scary Podcast

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People have been obsessed with tales of horror since the dawn of time. Every Tuesday, you can indulge in this trend with Destinee Romero as she talks through a variety of these stories including, but not limited to, True Crime, Paranormal Occurrences and Creepy Pastas with some comedic undertones. If you like all things scary, mysterious or just plain weird, this is the place for you.

26. Scary Stories from Camp Roanoke

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Like telling ghost stories around a fire with your best friends, Katy Wiggins and Morgan Drisko are your warm and hilarious hosts and camp counselors. Tired of hearing about the same famous ghost stories? With laughter and joy they tell some of the strangest and most obscure stories from paranormal television shows. So join them at Camp! Wrap yourself in a warm blanket with some hot coffee as leaves rustle around you and spook yourself silly.

27. Dreamtime Hour Halloween Editions

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Halloween short stories for bedtime or those scary autumn nights.

Podbean Launches Free Livestream Service for Podcasters

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Podbean Live provides opportunities for podcasts of all sizes to build audience engagement and monetize

NEW YORK, NY (Oct 9) – Podbean announces the full release of Podbean Live, their new podcast Livestream platform. The live streaming service aims to help podcasters easily expand their podcast with live audio shows to further audience interaction and add a new form of monetization.

“Podbean Live addresses some of the primary needs podcasters have shared with us. First, it is a tool to enhance the connection with the audience. Along with that comes a new opportunity to earn revenue,” shares David Xu, CEO of Podbean LLC. “We envisioned it as a virtual version of live podcast shows, which have really taken off in recent years. With Podbean Live, podcasters can set up such a virtual show without any cost and easily offer something special to their fans.”

Podbean Livestreaming is a truly interactive experience, bringing podcast listeners an opportunity to engage with their favorite podcasts and deepen the sense of community. Listeners can call in and send real-time messages during the show. The livestream host can invite multiple co-hosts and guests to join them, creating a dynamic show with ease.

Podbean Live introduces a new way for podcasters to monetize their content by allowing listeners to donate to their favorite content creators. Listeners have the option to send virtual gifts to livestream hosts, purchased with the in-app currency called “Golden Beans.” Podcasters can cash out points earned from gifts and live show ticket sales, creating a new revenue stream.

Podbean Live is now available with no added fee to all Podbean podcasters with paid hosting accounts. Other podcasters can request approval for access. After the live show, the host can publish the recording as a podcast directly in Podbean or download it for editing and post-production. To learn more about how live streaming works, check out the how-to guide.

2020 Presidential Candidates’ Podcasts

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Podcasting has made it all the way to the top…the president! Both former and current presidents and presidential candidates are sharing their messages and stories in podcast format.

As the 2020 presidential race heats up, Podbean has put together a list of podcasts from the current presidential candidates. We pulled what we could find from the notable declared candidates, but if you know of others we invite you to contact us to add them to the list. Not all the podcasts are current, so we’ve listed the last episode date for those. We also included a few non-official podcasts covering the specific candidates.

We hope to see more presidential candidates share their messages via podcast, and updating their podcasts from the campaign trail. Of course, you can also find the presidential candidates being interviewed regularly on a wide range of podcasts and tune into podcasts covering the campaigns and elections. We’ll share a future topic with some of those podcast recommendations.

You can find this topic featured in the Podbean app to listen on the go. If you don’t already have the Podbean app, download it for free in the App Store or Google Play store. It’s the best way to listen and discover new podcasts you’ll love, with recommendations of hot topics plus personalized recommendations based on what you listen to most. You can also listen to these podcasts online here.

Bernie Sanders

Hear the Bern

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The current podcast by presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and campaign press secretary Briahna Joy Gray “about the people, stories, and ideas that are driving this political revolution”.

The Bernie Sanders Show

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Bernie Sanders’ previous podcast, designed to help people “stay informed on the political revolution, our focus in the fight for a progressive agenda and how Bernie and others are fighting back against the Trump administration”.

Donald J. Trump

Donald J Trump Podcast

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The new official podcast of President Donald J. Trump, with commentaries, news insights, interviews, news updates and live recordings from Trump campaign rallies.

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Biden’s Briefing

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Former Vice President and 2020 Presidential candidate Joe Biden looks to the news across the nation that’s sparking conversation, sharing the articles and opinions that he’s reading and might be of interest to you. Last episode: October 2018.

Cory Booker

Lift Every Voice

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U.S. Senator and 2020 Presidential candidate Cory Booker talks with grassroots activists, stakeholders, and organizers who are overcoming injustices and making positive change in their communities. Lift Every Voice is dedicated to shining a light on overlooked issues of injustice and inequality and sharing inspiring stories of change. Last episode: February 2019.

Podcasts about the Candidates

Pete Buttigieg

Good Guy Pete Buttigieg

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A relatively new podcast following South Bend, Indiana mayor and 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on his journey across the nation, from the “South Bend perspective”.

2020 Election: Meet The Candidates

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British host Paul Duddridge wants to talk to every candidate in the 2020 Presidential race. The show features interviews with the candidates and key players, columnists and data analysts.

Trump Watch

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Hosted by Jon Wiener, contributing editor at The Nation, this podcast explores what is happening in Trump’s White House and various opposition perspectives.

The Trump Report Podcast

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A whole show dedicated to focusing on the presidency and the Trump Administration. Join host Christian Bladt for weekly news, announcements and possible scandals surrounding President (and 2020 incumbent candidate) Trump, including news from the campaign trail.

Top Podbean True Crime Podcasts

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A Selection of Podbean Podcasts for True Crime Fans

True crime fans rejoice! The unparalleled worldwide success of true crime podcast Serial has spurred a continued boom in similar podcasts. Along with the overall growth in podcast listening, this category leads the way as some of the most downloaded podcasts.

What makes these so popular?

True crime podcasts, like many other types of podcasts, really comes down to compelling storytelling. True crime brings in elements of suspense, mystery, psychology, law and more. The stories we hear in may at times be horrific, but they are also stories of human nature in all its diversity. The stories cut across culture and time.

You can now find a huge range of crime podcasts, from deep investigative journalism of unsolved cases to true crime comedy. Podcasters have created some specific to place (for example, our list below includes a couple of podcasts focused on Canadian crimes and one from the U.S. south), covering one type of crime, or an aspect of crime such as psychology and profiling. Others tie in movies or pop culture based on true crimes.

Whatever you like, there’s a podcast out there for you. Even podcast listeners who don’t consider themselves true crime fans may just get hooked with all these options.

Check out Podbean’s pick of some of the best podcasts for true crime fans from our Podbean family of podcasts:

True Crime Garage

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Each week Nic & The Captain get in the garage and talk true crime and drink beer.

True Crime Guys

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True crime with two Sin City smart-asses. We dissect compelling crimes, everything from small happenings to the worlds most notorious killers. Interesting conversation and speculation as well as the occasional of-the-wall theory, is sure to ensue.

Bloody Murder

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2019 Finalist Best Independent True Crime & 2019 Finalist Popular Vote – Australian Podcast Awards. Barney Black and Tara Sariban discuss the dark details of lesser know true crime stories from Australia and around the world. As avid listeners of crime podcasts they aim to add to the conversation by talking about murders that haven’t been done to death on other shows. Their humor comes from some rather unusual places but never at the expense of the victims or their families.

True Crime and Mysteries

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True Crime and Mysteries is a podcast investigating missing persons cases and bringing awareness to them.

36 Times- Canadian True Crime

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A podcast featuring all things criminally Canadian, as told by two ladies. New episodes biweekly!

True Crime Story Time

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True Crime Story Time Podcast, bringing you all things true crime. Because every story has a message…

Bless this Mess: A Southern True Crime Podcast

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Podcast covering murder, mystery, and mayhem with a southern twist!

Texas True Terrors Podcast

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Podcast comparing Texas movies and the true crimes they are based on.

Nordic True Crime

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Nordic True Crime is a bi-weekly podcast covering a wide range of real crimes from the dark and frozen countries of northern Europe.

Going West: True Crime

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Heath and Daphne discuss haunting details of different disappearance and murder cases week by week.

Profile Matters: True Crime, and Psychology

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Profile matters is a podcast that covers a wide range of things from crimes and psychology, we interview doctors, criminal profilers, detectives, authors, and even killers, our podcast is for research and educational purposes.

Murderific True Crime Podcast

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Hosted by Bern from the state of Maine, USA, topics include serial killers, mass murderers, unsolved cases and the missing. EXECUTING PODCASTS ONE CRIME AT A TIME.

Secrets True Crime

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Serial podcast about the disappearance of Susan Osborne and her 14-year-old son, Evan Chartrand.

Our True Crime Podcast

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This podcast focuses on bizzare, lesser known crime cases from around the globe delivered with respect, a bit of humor and a smidge of song. Everything you’ve come to love from Jen and Cam.

This is Not a Dream

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True crime lovers Joy and Heather bring you stories of real life nightmares

Based on a True Crime

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BASED ON A TRUE CRIME is a podcast where Chelsea’s love of true crime and David’s love of horror movies intersect.

True Crime Girls

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Partners in True Crime

Murder, Myth & Mystery

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3 friends get together to talk about their favorite subjects: Murder, Myth & Mystery.

Murder Was The Case

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Criminologist Lee Mellor discusses the darkest, most perverse, bestial crimes known to man. You can’t handle it. Tap out now.

This Is Murder Podcast

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Aphrodite Jones and Jessie Buttafuoco look death in the eye with a no-holds-barred attitude and a side of dark humor. Listener discretion is advised.

Yours in Murder

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Investigative podcast: After 40 years of secrets, a celebrated Southern city is reckoning with its dark past.

See No, Hear No, Speak No: UFOs, Conspiracies, and Murder

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A show where two guys with absolutely zero authority to do so, talk about the unexplained, the very explained and the not quite totally explainable. In a way that will almost certainly convince you that you’re not listening to two dudes with far reaching interest in the occult, alien abductions, true crime and all the things crazy people want you to think is true but probably isn’t, speculating wildly.

Hometown Murder Tour Podcast

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Two Friends. One Car. True Crime.

Murder She Taped

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A podcast dedicated to giving you your weekly fix of Canadian true crimes. This podcast is hosted by two home-grown Canadian friends: Tay, and Nikki.

Want more great podcast recommendations? Check out all our recommendation posts, and download the Podbean app for new topics and hot podcasts delivered right to your phone.

Podcasts for Summer

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What does summer bring to mind? Perhaps you think of school holidays, lazy days by the pool or beach, road trips and adventure. Your summer may not be all ice cream and sunshine, but we’ve put together a sampling of podcasts to enjoy whether you’re relaxing on the beach or fantasizing about it while commuting to work. Hopefully, these podcasts will transport you to another place or serve as a “beach read” for your ears.

These podcasts aren’t necessarily safe for little ears, so check out our Family-Friendly Podcasts for Road Trips if you want something for the whole family. We’ve included a few different categories so you can explore new genres and find something you’ll love.

You can find this topic featured in the Podbean app to listen on the go. If you don’t already have the Podbean app, download it for free in the App Store or Google Play store. It’s the best way to listen and discover new podcasts you’ll love, with recommendations of hot topics plus personalized recommendations based on what you listen to most. You can also listen to these podcasts online here.

Travel and Adventure

Zero To Travel Podcast

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Hear More Amazing Travel Stories at zerototravel.com | Travel On Your Terms

The Dish Food Travel Show

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The Food Travel Podcast Uncovering The Stories Behind The World’s Most Famous (& Best!) Dishes. Join us & expert guests for tasty facts, foodie secrets and more! Your hosts are Tommo & Megsy from foodfuntravel.com

The Amateur Traveler

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Amateur Traveler is an award winning audio travel show that focuses primarily on the question: “where should you go next and what should you see, do and eat there?”. Amateur Traveler won its creator Chris Christensen a Travel&Leisure SMITTY award as the best independent travel journalist and a Society of American Travel Writers Lowell Thomas Award. It is also used to teach English at Oxford University.

Be Our Guest WDW Podcast

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This award-winning podcast features Monday, Wednesday, and Friday shows that focus on Disney resorts, theme parks, attractions, restaurants, dining, runDisney, vacation tips and much more. Join hosts Mike Rahlmann, Rikki Niblett, and Pam Forrester and take a fun and family-friendly dive into the world of Disney vacation planning.

Switchbacks: Our Year in the National Parks

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We spent last year exploring, hiking through, and tent camping inside all 59 U.S. national parks. Now we’re here to share our experiences, insights, and advice about our year in the national parks.

She Explores

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Stories of women who are inspired by time spent outside take the shape of interviews, in-the-field recordings, and listener submissions. These make up a tapestry of episodes covering themes such as solo hiking and camping; entrepreneurship; aging; diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI); conservation; motherhood; chronic illness; and feminism as they intersect with outdoor experiences. Hosted by Gale Straub.

True Crime and Horror

True Crime Garage

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Each week Nic & The Captain get in the garage and talk true crime and drink beer.

True Crime Bullsh**

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True Crime Bullsh** is a serialized, investigative podcast exploring meticulous and enigmatic serial killer Israel Keyes. Join me on this strange, terrifying, and emotional journey, as I attempt to find the missing, understand a killer, explore the impacts of crime, and reconcile with those left behind.

Dirty John

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Debra Newell is a successful interior designer. She meets John Meehan, a handsome man who seems to check all the boxes: attentive, available, just back from a year in Iraq with Doctors Without Borders. But her family doesn’t like John, and they get entangled in an increasingly complex web of love, deception, forgiveness, denial, and ultimately, survival. Reported and hosted by Christopher Goffard from the L.A. Times.

Wine & Crime

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Wine & Crime is a true crime/comedy podcast. Join three friends as they chug wine, chat true crime, and unleash their worst Minnesotan accents!

Campfire Radio Theater

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A Modern Audio Drama Horror Anthology… Hear the Fear!

Tacos & Tales

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A deliciously scary podcast for the taco enthusiast.

Storytelling and Conversations

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1A is home to the national conversation. Joshua Johnson hosts with great guests and frames the best debate in ways to make you think, share and engage.

Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People

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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! Theme song by Shellshag.

Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books

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Writer Zibby Owens, an NYC-based mom of four, interviews and chats with other writers about their work.

The Memory Motel

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Created and hosted by Moth storyteller, Terence Mickey, Memory Motel finds the drama in what we want to remember or forget.

Lauren Conrad: Asking for a Friend

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In today’s social media culture, it’s easy to look around and believe that everyone else has life figured out. But things aren’t always as they appear! Each week, fashion designer, NYT bestselling author and lifestyle expert, Lauren Conrad will host a variety of experts for candid conversations on everything from life, love, and business! Whether it’s the ideal seven-minute morning beauty regimen, how to snap that perfect IG-worthy flat lay or tips for tricking party guests into believing you’re a gourmet chef, Conrad’s guests will offer listeners tips for quickly navigating a Pinterest-obsessed world, as well as offering a healthy dose of reality. Because life isn’t always about knowing how to do everything perfectly yourself; it’s about knowing the people who do!

Conversations with People Who Hate Me

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The show where negative online interactions become positive offline phone calls. Host Dylan Marron reaches out to people who have sent him negativity online and moderates calls between strangers who have gotten into it with each other. Sometimes awkward, often political, and always fascinating, Conversations with People Who Hate Me reminds us that there’s a human on the other side of the screen. Webby Winner, Best of 2018 (Apple Podcasts), “The Timeliest Podcast” (Fast Company), Podcast Pick (USA Today & The Guardian)

Laughs

Why Didn’t They Laugh?

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An examination of Comedy, how it works, and why it sometimes doesn’t. Created and Hosted by Comedian/Pianist Owen Benjamin

Sloss and Humphries On The Road

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Two touring buffoons tell you about their thoughts and then insult you for being a muggle.

Quick Question with Soren and Daniel

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Quick Question with Soren and Daniel is a comedy podcast from the former editors of Cracked.com Soren Bowie and Daniel O’Brien. With new episodes, every week, join Soren and Daniel in answering life’s deep and also probably shallow questions.

The Absolute Peach

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Stupidly sublime comedy podcast. Blending snark and silliness, since 2007.

Pop Culture

The Countdown: Movie and TV Reviews

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A weekly comedic podcast in which two massive film buffs countdown a topic from 10-1 while throwing shade at the other’s list.

Epic Film Guys

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In-depth film discussion w/ a heap of comedy since 2014. Proud member of the indie podcasting community & working hard to make a difference. Tune in, don’t be shy. #PodernFamily

Pop Culture Cosmos

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It’s our look at the latest news and trends in pop culture with our Discover Pods Awards nominated two weekly shows and bonus podcasts!

Pop Culture Connoisseurs: A Gal & A Gay

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We are two friends who can’t stop talking about all things Pop Culture. We are in the media, so TV is basically our life and we love to chat about it. Join us!

Podcasts to Celebrate Pride Month 2019

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Pride Month is celebrated each year in June. All over the world, various events are held during the month as a way of recognizing the influence LGBTQ+ people have had around the world. June was chosen to mark the historic Stonewall Riots that happened in 1969. These riots were prompted by a raid that took place during the early morning, at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village. The LGBT community held a series of demonstrations to protest the raid and calling for the establishment of places that gays and lesbians could go and safely be open about their sexual orientation.

Since that time, much has changed. Yet, along with the celebration, Pride month is an opportunity to peacefully protest and raise awareness of the continued/current issues facing the community.

In honor of Pride Month 2019, Podbean has selected some podcasts representing diverse voices. Some of these podcasts explore intimate coming-out stories and may discuss topics like commitment and relationships, talking to family members, and dealing with bias. Others address viewpoints on gender equality and gay marriage, while a few of the podcasts just have fun and laugh at the latest pop culture trends or explore life.

You can find this topic featured in the Podbean app to listen on the go. If you don’t already have the Podbean app, download it for free in the App Store or Google Play store. It’s the best way to listen and discover new podcasts you’ll love, with recommendations of hot topics plus personalized recommendations based on what you listen to most. You can also listen to these podcasts online here.

Podcasts Celebrating Pride Month 2019: Diverse Voices and Views

LeGaL LGBT Podcast

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Featuring lively discussion of the latest legal news affecting the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community here and abroad. Interviews with LGBTQ lawyers, policy wonks and activists. Our monthly LGBT Law Notes episode with Professor Art Leonard digs into three of the most important new LGBT civil rights rulings. Eric Lesh, executive director of the LGBT Bar of NY hosts.

Gayish Podcast

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Nominated for Best LGBT Podcast, we break down one gay stereotype in each episode.

Your Queer Story: An LGBT Podcast

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Learn about queer history and the stories of the LGBT community with your hosts Evan Jones & Paul Hobbs.

Out Loud: LGBT Stories of Faith

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LGBTQIA+ individuals tell their stories about faith, community, and the divine, hosted by Greg Thompson.

Lez Represent Podcast

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Hello everyone, welcome to the Lez Represent Podcast. A podcast about all things lady loving queer, LGBT representation, and everyday stories from the queer community. Because who best represents you than you. Follow us on Twitter!

Making Gay History

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Intimate, personal portraits of both known and long-forgotten champions, heroes, and witnesses to history brought to you from rare archival interviews.

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BFF Kathy Tu and Tobin Low are super queer, super fun and ready to take over your podcast feed. Join them for provocative stories and frank conversations about the LGBTQ experience today. Because everyone’s a little bit gay. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios

LGBTQ&A

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LGBTQ&A (recommended by The New York Times) documents modern queer and trans history. This weekly interview podcast from The Advocate gets beyond transition and coming out stories in order to get to know each person’s defining moments, their accomplishments, and how they got to where they are today. LGBTQ&A is hosted and created by Jeffrey Masters. This show is moving to Luminary! For more, go to LuminaryPodcasts.com.

Homophilia

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Hosts Dave Holmes and Matt McConkey grill LGBT celebrities on what they’re loving, and who they’re loving. This queer comedy party celebrates pop culture obsessions and interrogates guests on their personal experiences with dating, sex and love.

Throwing Shade

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Throwing Shade is the political comedy podcast hosted by Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi who deliver their fresh takes on pop culture, women’s rights, and LGBT rights with hilarity and vulgarity. Spend your Thursdays with the podcast called “the perfect combination of silly, intelligent, cynical and charming” by Entertainment Weekly and “Oprah’s #1 pick” by an iTunes reviewer who is not Oprah.

The Sewers of Paris

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Revealing stories about the books, movies, tv, music and more that have changed the lives of gay men. Each week, a guest plucks a piece of entertainment from their past, and answers the question: how did it change your life?

RuPaul: What’s The Tee with Michelle Visage

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In this podcast RuPaul and his cohost Michelle Visage discuss pop culture, advice, beauty advice and behind the scenes of their hit show, RuPaul’s Drag Race.

HOMOGROUND – queer music radio (LGBTQ)

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Your ultimate source for queer music, spotlighting queer (LGBTQIA) musicians and bands. The podcast was created to bring exposure & access to non-mainstream bands, especially those in isolated communities. We are building a network of queer musicians & music lovers. www.homoground.com

QUEERY with Cameron Esposito

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Sit in on an hour long-conversation between host and standup comic, Cameron Esposito, and some of the brightest luminaries in the LGBTQ+ family. QUEERY explores individual stories of identity, personality and the shifting cultural matrix around gender, sexuality and civil rights.

 

 

Podbean Launches PodAds — The SaaS for Podcast Advertising

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Podbean makes dynamic ad insertion and an advanced advertising management system available to podcasters without cutting ads revenue

NEW YORK, NY (MAY 30, 2019) – Podbean, one of the leading podcast hosting sites, is excited to unveil PodAds, their new SaaS (Software as a Service) for podcast advertising. PodAds simplifies advertising management. Podcasters simply set the start and end date for their ad campaigns, select ad placements (setting which podcasts, episodes, slots and timestamps for ads to run), and upload their ads. PodAds will take care of the rest, saving podcasters time and increasing earning potential. PodAds can even be used to run geo-targeted ads.

PodAds disrupts the traditional podcast advertising service model by offering podcast advertising technology as a Software as a Service (SaaS). Instead of taking a cut of ad revenue, Podbean provides an advanced podcast advertising platform with a flat service fee for use. Podbean will only charge a flat $1 CPM rate for the use of the service, with no setup fees.  Podcasters simply pay as they go, letting them focus on creating great content while PodAds helps automate their ad campaigns.

PodAds is available to Podbean Unlimited Plus and Business plan users immediately, and Podbean plans to expand services to more podcasts in the future. It will be a boon for any podcasters in search of a way to step up their advertising.  To learn more about how the PodAds system works, check out the how-to guide.

Watch the video “how to create a dynamic ad insertion podcast advertising campaign in PodAds“.

Podcasts for the NBA Playoffs

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The NBA playoffs are underway! Are you cheering on the Toronto Raptors or are you Golden State Warriors all the way? Watching the games is one thing, but true fans love digging into the analysis and extending the fun beyond gametime. Podcasts let you listen to your favorite color commentators, get excited or share your woes with fellow fans, and be in the know throughout the playoffs.

We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite NBA podcasts to celebrate the playoffs. You can listen easily by opening up the Podbean podcast app to find the topic “NBA 2019 Playoffs” throughout the playoffs.

If you don’t already have the Podbean app, download it for free in the app store or the Google Play store. It’s the best way to listen and discover new podcasts you’ll love, with recommendations of hot topics plus personalized recommendations based on what you listen to most.

NBA 2019 Playoffs: Recommended Podcasts

The Ringer NBA Show

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A daily breakdown of the latest story lines, trends, and important developments in the NBA. We promise to keep the Sixers and Celtics discussion to a reasonable amount … or to at least try.

The Bill Simmons Podcast

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HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons hosts the most downloaded sports podcast of all time, with a rotating crew of celebrities, athletes, and media staples, as well as mainstays like Cousin Sal, Joe House, and a slew of other friends and family members who always happen to be suspiciously available.

The Starters

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The Starters is a daily NBA podcast hosted by J.E. Skeets and Tas Melas that breaks down the league’s biggest games, story lines, and off-court antics.

The Lowe Post

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ESPN’s Zach Lowe talks to various basketball people about various basketball things.

The Woj Pod

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Adrian Wojnarowski, the most dominant force in NBA reporting, brings you inside the league with The Woj Pod. Woj is probing the biggest newsmakers in the sport – from the commissioner, to general managers, coaches and star players – to bring listeners inside the processes, personas and stories that impact the NBA. Beyond longer sit-down interviews in our New York studios, Woj will deliver real-time podcasts with league personnel built around breaking news.

Open Floor: SI’s NBA Show

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Hosted by Andrew Sharp and Ben Golliver, SI’s Open Floor podcast brings you breakdowns of the biggest news, moves and more from around the NBA.

Dunc’d On Basketball NBA Podcast

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Nate Duncan hosts the most in-depth NBA basketball podcast, featuring detailed game breakdowns, salary cap analysis, and scouting.

HORSE

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On HORSE, we don’t analyze NBA wins and losses. We talk beefs, dig into Internet drama, and have fun. The NBA is now a 365-day league and it’s never been more present in pop culture. From Kevin Durant’s burner accounts to LeBron taking his talents anywhere to trusting the Process, the NBA is becoming a pop culture requirement. At the same time, sports can have gatekeepers that make it insular and frustrating for people who aren’t die hard fans. We’re here to prove that basketball is entertaining to follow for all fans, whether you’re actively watching the games or not. New episodes every other Monday.

The Jump

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Rachel Nichols and a rotating cast of ESPN NBA Insiders and analysts keep tabs on everything around the league.

NBA Hang Time

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Veteran NBA writers Sekou Smith and John Schuhmann analyze the latest NBA news, storylines, and more with guests from around the NBA world.

Locked On NBA

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Your daily NBA podcast giving you all the news, updates and analysis in 30 minutes from the hosts of the Locked on Podcast Network. Highlighted by the guest Ben Golliver of the Washington Post, Sam Amick of the Athletic, plus Josh Lloyd’s Monday show of local experts on the biggest stories with the hosts of the Locked on Podcast Network.

The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix

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Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix provides a weekly window into the world of basketball, from breakdowns of the biggest news and trends to conversations with players and personnel.

 

Podcasts for Mental Health Awareness Month

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month (also known as Mental Health Month), celebrated in the U.S. since 1949. One in five people will be affected by mental illness in their lifetime. Each year this designated month serves as a special way to educate the public and advocate for policies that support people with mental illness and their families.

This year, Mental Health Month continues to focus on the previous year’s theme of #4Mind4Body, but expands to explore the topics of animal companionship, spirituality, humor, work-life balance, recreation and social connections as ways to boost mental health and general wellness. Some of the key messages are:

  • Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and wellbeing, and mental illnesses are common and treatable.
  • A healthy lifestyle can help to prevent the onset or worsening of mental health conditions, as well as chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. It can also help people recover from these conditions.
  • Humor, spirituality, recreation, animal companionship, and work-life balance are important for everyone but may be of special importance to people also living with chronic health conditions and those who care for them.

Podcasts offer insightful stories about mental illness, resources for mental health, and outlets for humor, meditation and balance. Many Podbean listeners (and podcasters) share how much podcasts have helped them with mental health struggles. They might use podcasts to help relax before bed or calm anxiety. Hearing others’ stories helps people dealing with mental illness feel less alone. Podcasters have often found an outlet for creativity and a sense of community through podcasting as well.

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we’ve put together a special topic in the Podbean app and have listed some of our top choices below.

If you don’t already have the Podbean app, download it for free in the app store or the Google Play store. It’s the best way to listen and discover new podcasts you’ll love, with recommendations of hot topics plus personalized recommendations based on what you listen to most.

1. Anxiety Slayer with Shann and Ananga

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https://anxietyslayer.podbean.com/

2. Anxiety is Real

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https://anxietyisnormal.podbean.com/

3.  The Depression Files

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https://allevin18.podbean.com/

4. Biblical Counseling Today

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https://biblicalcounselingtoday.podbean.com

5. Working Out The Inside: The Myths, Truths, and Essential Work of Psychotherapy

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https://workingouttheinside.podbean.com/

6. Through the Eyes of a Therapist

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https://throughtheeyesofatherapist.podbean.com/

7.The Radical Therapist

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https://chrishoffmft.podbean.com/

8. MQ Open Mind

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https://mqopenmind.podbean.com/

9. The Addictionary Podcast

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http://www.theaddictionarypodcast.com/

10. The Angry Therapist Podcast

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https://theangrytherapist.podbean.com/

11. The Blemished Brain

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12. Happiness Spells 

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https://happinessspells.podbean.com/

13. Bryony Gordon’s Mad World

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https://bryonysmadworld.telegraph.co.uk

14. The Daily Do

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https://thedailydo.podbean.com

15. Other People’s Problems