7 Great Podcasts For Amateur Sleuths

Series: favorites July 09, 2017

Are you an amateur Sherlock Holmes? Do you chase police cars to see what's up, and spend your weekends reading about unsolved heists? This list is for you. Enjoy 7 fantastic podcasts for amateur sleuths, wannabe-detectives, and everyone who loves a good mystery.

    1. Crimetown:

    "A story of alliances and betrayals, of heists and stings, of crooked cops and honest mobsters. Every season investigates the culture of crime in a different American city. "

    2. Missing Richard Simmons:

    In February 2014, fitness guru Richard Simmons disappeared. Missing Richard Simmons is Filmmaker Dan Taberski’s search for Richard — and the deeper he digs, the stranger it gets.

    3. New Yorker Fiction:

    A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman.

    4. S-Town:

    Probably our favorite podcast ever. In just 12 episodes, you will feel joy, surprise, anger, and every other emotion in this engaging true story.

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    5. Serial:

    Extremely popular. Tells one true mystery story, from all angles, over the course of a season.

    6. Spycast:

    Interviews and stories on intelligence, spies, and spying, brought to you by the Spy Museum.

    7. Welcome To Night Vale:

    Popular twice-monthly podcast with a continuing narrative, in a unique format.
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