This one is definitely going on my list.
Okay I’ve got two new ones:
They could benefit from doing a bit more research before diving in (and I die a little every time they say “la llorona”) but they seem like really good guys and their banter always makes me laugh.
And here’s a Choose Your Own Adventure fiction pod for fans of Nightvale:
Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry is a good one, I think most people here would like the topics and depth brought out by subject experts.
I can’t recommend Mysterious Universe enough. I’ve been listening to this podcast for over 10 years (started on my pre-iPod, Creative Zen) and they’re still churning out entertaining stories of the weird and unexplained in a conversational/fun tone that combines skepticism alongside full-blown belief.
Mysterious Universe is the best alternative to those flashlight-under-the-chin, silly-voice, spook story podcasts that seem to be popular at the moment. Don’t get me wrong, they do a little of that too. It’s a good mix of weird content and credible delivery. Check it out!
This was a really interesting podcast I just listened to that I have a feeling might be of interest to Obscurians. A very different angle to the whole Jack the Ripper thing , a more human side. Hallie is such a brilliantly talented historian.
I was listening to this and felt I had to share it , very Atlas Obscura-esque , I was slightly uncomofortable with the mention of the siege of the Alcazar de Toledo and the way that the interviewee seemed to be approving of the fascists , but I might have misinterpreted his comments. Apart from that , a good podcast.
Another podcast for this thread. I listened to this today and was intrigued by it so hopefully others might also find it interesting.
I have a pretty morbid fascination with pandemics , I actually went to see the mini exhibition on the Spanish flu at the museum of london a couple of months back so I guess listening to the podcast has convinced me to read this book at some point in the near future.
Another awesome podcast