10 True Crime Podcasts to Listen to by the Bonfire this Halloween

10 True Crime Podcasts to Listen to by the Bonfire this Halloween

Written by Julie Holiday

(Evergreen Podcasts, 2022) - Are you feeling spooky? If not, have no fear (well…not yet)!

This curated list of Killer Podcasts will get you in the mood for all things Halloween.

Grab a hot beverage, some marshmallows, and be ready to be entertained by these eight spine-tingling stories while you sit fire-side.

#10 Fruitloops

This is a new show just added to the Evergreen Network and it’s a podcast hosted by two female true crime enthusiasts who aim to bring us untold stories of crimes committed by serial killers.

Hosts Wendy Williams and Beth Wiliams started Fruitloops over their love of true crime podcasts and their realization that the true crime space was lacking diverse female voices, as well as diverse stories. Rather than just waiting around for that kind of show to magically appear, they decided to create it themselves.

At this CrimeCon live taping, Beth and Wendy talk about Queho, a Native American man from the Las Vegas area of Nevada. Queho has been credited with the deaths of 23 people in the early 20th century. He was declared Nevada’s “Public Enemy No. 1,” and the state’s first mass murderer. But was he really?

#9 Who Killed...?

This podcast, hosted by Evergreen producer Bill Huffman, provides a voice for the voiceless. Everyone deserves to know the truth about what really happened to their loved ones, and this podcast shines a light on cases that may have been forgotten over time.

We recommend starting at the beginning of this series with the first season Who Killed Amy Mihaljevic, where Bill provides an in-depth look at this local case that shook his childhood.

#8 Ohio Mysteries

As a Cleveland-based production house, Evergreen would be remiss to skip our local favorite, Ohio Mysteries. In this podcast, Paula and Steve explore the many diverse mysteries of the Buckeye State. From disappearances and unsolved homicides, to cryptids, missing treasures and UFO sightings.

This episode showcases a rivalry as old as time: Ohio v. Michigan. Tune in to learn more about the origins of this feud and tales of the Toledo War.

#7 True Crime Psychology and Personality

A number one show on the Evergreen Podcasts network, True Crime Psychology and Personality in partnership with Ars Longa Media explores some of the most horrendous crimes and the people who commit them. Dr. Todd Grande discusses topics like narcissism, psychopathy, sociopathy, and antisocial personality disorder from a scientifically informed perspective.

#6 The CONmunity Collection with Sarah Ferris: Conning the Con

Avid podcast-listener-turned-creator, Sarah Ferris can’t get enough of unraveling stories of famous crimes through history. In Conning the Con, Sarah and her sister Emma trace the life of Andrew Thompson and the fateful day she swiped right on the profile of the charming, charismatic man.

#5 In Klooghless: The Long Con, Sarah introduces us to Barry Kloogh, an authorized Financial Advisor from New Zealand who stole over $15 million dollars from 81 victims in a web of lies that span over 40 years.

#4 Stop The Killing, with former head of the FBI’s Active Shooter program Katherine Schweit and co-host Sarah Ferris, uncovers what happened and what went wrong at some of the world's worst mass shootings including Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech, and the 1966 Texas Towers.

#3 Crime Capsule

In his second season of Crime Capsule, host Benjamin Morris takes listeners through exclusive interviews with authors who have written some of the most popular books in the world of true crime. In this episode, Benjamin interviews author Allison Huntington Chase about her book describing the ghosts of the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument in Brooklyn’s Fort Greene Park, which holds close to fifteen thousand bodies. Learn about the eleven-year-old known as “Boy Who Fell from the Sky” miraculously walked away as the sole survivor.

#2 Mr. Bunker's Conspiracy Time Podcast

This podcast is for those of you who enjoy comedy and all things bizarre.

Each week, Andy and Art, two Chicago comedians and skeptics, are abducted by the titular Mr. Bunker. Mr. Bunker brings Andy and Art to his secret doomsday bunker where they must podcast about various conspiracy theories, paranormal activity, and UFOs.

In this episode, the team look at the mysteriously lost crew of the US Navy blimp who went missing in 1942 - the Ghost Blimp.

In the first segment, Andy and Art are captured once again by Mr. Bunker - how did he fool them this time?

#1 3AM Scary Stories

The number one podcast to listen to while by the bonfire this spooky season, is 3AM Scary Stories, a top twenty podcast by Evergreen Podcasts.

The synopsis: first and second hand stories in a non-dramatized setting. 3AM is the telling of supernatural occurrences and an exploration of the unknown hosted by Charles Hatch, DeeJay Pasikala, & Sean Gassaway.

We hope you enjoy!

(Evergreen Podcasts © 2022)

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