10 scary podcasts to listen to in the dark
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As podcasting has matured as a medium, its grown to cover almost every genre and style imaginable, from old-school tech talk and true crime, to sci-fi and sobering historical deep dives. Its also proven extraordinarily adept at horror, with both fictional podcasts and real-life tales offering a variety of scares, chills, and unsettling encounters. Much like traditional radio dramas, theres a distinct intimacy to the format, one that allows talented storytellers to unnerve audiences with nothing more than sound.
For Halloween, weve collected some of the best and scariest podcasts to grace our smartphones. They might be brand-new shows, or long-running classics, but like a great horror movie or novel, each and every one is practically…