40 Best Skeptic Podcasts

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Skeptic Podcasts

Here are 40 Best Skeptic Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. The Michael Shermer Show

The Michael Shermer Show Santa Barbara, California, US
The Michael Shermer Show (formerly Science Salon) is a series of long-form conversations between Dr. Michael Shermer and leading scientists, philosoph...ers, historians, scholars, writers, and thinkers about the most important issues of our time. The podcast is hosted by Dr. Michael Shermer: Founding Publisher of Skeptic magazine, the Executive Director of the Skeptics Society, and a Presidential Fellow at Chapman University where he teaches Skepticism 101.more
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179.1K 221.9K 1 episode / week Avg Length 81 min Nov 2015
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2. Skeptics and Seekers

Skeptics and Seekers A Skeptic and a Seeker in conversation about matters of God, religion, morality, and other things that matter.
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3 episodes / week Avg Length 42 min Jul 2018
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3. The Skeptics Guide

The Skeptics Guide US
The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is a weekly science podcast discussing the latest science news, critical thinking, bad science, conspiracies a...nd controversies.more
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1M 81.4K 16.2K 1 episode / week Sep 2005
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4. Skeptoid

Skeptoid Bend, Oregon, US
Skeptoid is a weekly science podcast dedicated to furthering knowledge by blasting away the widespread pseudosciences that infect popular culture and ...replacing them with way cooler reality. Each weekly episode focuses on a single phenomenon - an urban legend, a paranormal claim, alternative therapy, or something just plain stupid - that you've heard of, and that you probably believe in.more
skeptoid.com
35K 5.7K 1K 1 episode / week Avg Length 14 min
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5. The Skeptic Zone

The Skeptic Zone Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
The Podcast from Australia for Science and Reason. Join Richard Saunders and his team of reporters for your weekly dose of skeptical news and intervie...ws, reports, and comments. Featuring Australian radio legend Maynard with his Spooky Action, Jo Alabaster from the 'Evidence Please' blog, Eran Segev's Grain of Salt, Dr. Rachael Dunlop with 'Dr. Rachie Reports' and Heidi Robertson aka 'The Raw Skeptic'.more
skepticzone.tv
1.5K 10.6K 1.1K 2 episodes / month Avg Length 61 min Sep 2008
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6. Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping Point

Skeptiko - Science at the Tipping Point Del Mar, California, US
Explore controversial science with leading researchers and their critics who are the leading source for intelligent skeptic-versus-believer debate. Th...is podcast is hosted by Alex Tsakiris.more
skeptiko.com
4.6K 3.1K 1 episode / week Avg Length 66 min Dec 2014
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7. The Skeptic Metaphysician

The Skeptic Metaphysician Norfolk, Virginia, US
Like Mulder from the X-Files, I want to believe. So I've embarked on a journey of discovery. I've talked to people deeply entrenched in the sp...iritual, metaphysical, mental health, and self-help worlds. I've thrown myself into weird and wonderful experiences, and I'm sharing them with you in an effort to find the trick to self-growth. Whether your interests lie in the metaphysical or the spiritual or even grounded in the three-dimensional world, this show will help you explore the endless possibilities of self-growth....tinged with a hint of the supernatural. New episodes every Wednesdaymore
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862 1.2K 5.9K 1 episode / week Avg Length 35 min Feb 2021
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8. MonsterTalk

MonsterTalk Kennesaw, Georgia, US
MonsterTalk: The Science Show About Monsters is a free audio podcast that critically examines the science behind cryptozoological (and legendary) crea...tures, such as Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, or werewolves.more
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5K 1 episode / week Avg Length 44 min Jul 2009
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9. Big Picture Science

Big Picture Science Mountain View, California, US
The surprising connections in science and technology that give you the Big Picture. Astronomer Seth Shostak and science journalist Molly Bentley are j...oined each week by leading researchers, techies, and journalists to provide a smart and humorous take on science. Our regular 'Skeptic Check' episodes cast a critical eye on pseudoscience.more
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5.6K 6.1K 1 episode / month Avg Length 55 min Jul 2015
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10. The Cosmic Skeptic Podcast

The Cosmic Skeptic Podcast Oxford, England, UK
Host Alex J O'Connor (from the YouTube channel 'CosmicSkeptic') discusses and debates deep and important issues with experts from a variet...y of philosophical, scientific, and theological disciplines. Departing from Alex's snappier style on YouTube, this podcast presents more thorough analyses of the topics at hand, with help from a wide range of well-known professionals.more
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28.5K 56.6K 73.8K 1 episode / week Avg Length 81 min Apr 2019
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11. Sosnoff / Ratigan - Truth or Skepticism from tastytrade

Sosnoff / Ratigan - Truth or Skepticism from tastytrade Chicago, Illinois, US
Tom Sosnoff and Dylan Ratigan reunite for a weekly podcast, ranting on everything from sports and investing to politics and monetary policy.
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52.5K 32.5K 1.4K 1 episode / day Avg Length 45 min Jan 2020
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12. WE DON'T DIE® Radio Show with host Sandra Champlain

WE DON'T DIE® Radio Show with host Sandra Champlain Boston, Massachusetts, US
Want proof of life after death? Your loved ones may be physically gone but they still exist and you will see them again...your pets don't die eith...er. In each episode of We Don't Die you'll hear the experiences of men and women, and why they believe life after death is REAL and why your life on earth is important. Join your host, Sandra Champlain, author of the #1 international bestseller, We Don't Die - A Skeptic's Discovery of Life After Death, for podcast episodes that aim to give you goosebumps!more
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6K 9.6K 1.7K 1 episode / week Avg Length 57 min Jul 2014
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13. The European Skeptics Podcast

The European Skeptics Podcast The European Skeptics Podcast is an independent, weekly show hosted by three skeptics from different countries, representing several organisations and... projects. The main focus of the podcast is to support European level actions within the skeptical movement and build bridges among skeptics all over this massively diverse continent.more
theesp.eu
1.9K 739 2 episodes / month Avg Length 53 min Nov 2015
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14. The Reality Check

The Reality Check Ontario, Canada
Canada's weekly podcast explores a wide range of controversies and curiosities by probing popular myths and exposing the surprising truth behind t...hem. In a world awash with information, The Reality Check helps listeners differentiate fact from fiction, yet tries to strike a balance between providing entertainment and information.more
trcpodcast.com
3.9K 690 2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 33 min Aug 2008
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15. Mystic-Skeptic Radio Show/Podcast with David Daniel Gonzalez

Mystic-Skeptic Radio Show/Podcast with David Daniel Gonzalez The Mystic-Skeptic Radio Show/Podcast asks the tough questions and explores different alternatives to today's pressing issues, theories, or enigma...s. The podcast is devoted to the exploration of all things mystical, philosophical, scientific, political conspiratorial, and cosmic. Join us in an exploration of the mystic-skeptic mind-space.more
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277 1 episode / week Avg Length 61 min Oct 2015
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16. Occult Knowledge

Occult Knowledge The name says it all. We explore information that is hidden from the general public view but without deviating from critical scientific skepticism.
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38 1 episode / day Jul 2011
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17. Data Skeptic

Data Skeptic Los Angeles, California, US
Data Skeptic is your source for a perspective of scientific skepticism on topics in statistics, machine learning, big data, artificial intelligence, a...nd data science. Our weekly podcast and blog bring you stories and tutorials to help understand our data-driven world.more
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1.6K 8.3K 2 episodes / month Avg Length 35 min May 2014
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18. Point of Inquiry

Point of Inquiry East Amherst, New York, US
Launched in 2005, Point of Inquiry is the premier podcast of the Center for Inquiry. Point of Inquiry critically examines topics in science, religion,... philosophy, and politics. Hosted by Chris Mooney and Indre Viskontas, each episode takes on a specific issue and features lively discussion with leading scientists, researchers, and writers. Point of Inquiry is produced by Adam Isaak at the Center for Inquiry in Amherst, N.Y.more
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24.5K 2.5K 1 episode / month Avg Length 55 min Dec 2005
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19. The Incomplete Skeptic Podcast

The Incomplete Skeptic Podcast Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
The Incomplete Skeptic explores marginalized perspectives of any variety, seeking a balance between intellect and heart.
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116 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 38 min Feb 2020
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20. The Christian Skeptic

The Christian Skeptic US
You're listening to the Christian Skeptic, a podcast determined to ask the hard questions about God. Also on Spotify! For inquiries and to continu...e our conversation you can email me.more
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8 2 episodes / month Avg Length 29 min Jun 2020
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21. Squaring the Strange

Squaring the Strange Albuquerque, New Mexico, US
Not just another 'skeptical' podcast, it's a show about critical thinking and evidence-based analysis, using science and critical thinking to exam...ine the world around us, from the mysterious and paranormal to the mundane.more
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786 174 2 episodes / month Avg Length 90 min Apr 2017
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22. The Conspiracy Skeptic

The Conspiracy Skeptic Toronto, Ontario, Canada
A skeptical look at conspiracy theories. Site: www.yrad.com/cs
yrad.com/cs
320 4 episodes / quarter Oct 2007
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23. A Skeptic's Path to Enlightenment

A Skeptic's Path to Enlightenment California, US
A Skeptic's Path to Enlightenment brings the inner science of Buddhist meditation to twenty-first-century people hungry for happy, meaningful live...s. It is a secular approach to meditation that requires no belief beyond our current understanding of science and psychology. Skeptic's Path meditations are based on powerful analytical meditation techniques that use imagination, emotions, and critical inquiry to probe our inner and outer realities and expand our compassion.more
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2.1K 188 1.6K 1 episode / week Avg Length 38 min Jan 2020
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24. Life, the Universe & Everything Else

Life, the Universe & Everything Else Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Life, the Universe, & Everything Else is a monthly show that delves into issues of science, critical thinking, and secular humanism. We try not to tak...e ourselves too seriously.more
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438 197 1 episode / week Dec 2016
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25. Paranoid Planet

Paranoid Planet Canada
Paranoid Planet is a podcast about conspiracy theories, paradigm shifts, and critical thinking that offers serious and lighthearted conversations with... people who believe in conspiracy theories, and with the skeptics who critique them. We will also explore several historical, philosophical, artistic, psychological, and scientific themes related to conspiracies and the study of knowledge. Whether you are an avid conspiracy follower or a hardened skeptic, our aim is to help you become a better critical thinker and a proponent of healthy public discourse.more
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17 1 episode / day Avg Length 69 min Jun 2020
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26. Rationally Speaking Podcast

Rationally Speaking Podcast New York City, New York, US
Rationally Speaking is the bi-weekly podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join host Julia Galef and guests as they explore the borderlands between reaso...n and nonsense, likely from unlikely, and science from pseudoscience. Any topic is fair game as long as we can bring reason to bear upon it, with both a skeptical eye and a good dose of humor!more
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7K 13.9K Jan 2010
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27. The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine Podcast

The Skeptics Guide to Emergency Medicine Podcast London, England, UK
Welcome to the Skeptics' Guide to Emergency Medicine (SGEM) - Meet 'em, greet 'em, treat 'em, and street 'em. My name is Ken Milne.... The goal of the SGEM is to cut the knowledge translation window from over 10 years down to less than 1 year. It does this by using social media to provide you with high quality, clinically relevant, critically appraised, evidence-based information. Much of the content is a result of the Best Evidence in Emergency Medicine (BEEM) process.more
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26.3K Sep 2012
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28. Skeptic Disciple

Skeptic Disciple California, US
Two nerds who love the Bible, yet struggle to reconcile it with real life. This isn't the typical Christian podcast. We are believers who welcome ...theological challenges because we believe they strengthen our faith. We like to think of the Bible and the Good News of Jesus in a way that brings out its validity in our daily lives. You don't have to be a believer to listen. We welcome everyone !more
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23 122 Jun 2020
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29. Skeptics Podcast

Skeptics Podcast Here at Skeptics, we discuss everything from theology, heresy, to life in general - while filtering it through the lens of Scripture. We encourage our... listeners to have a healthy biblical skepticism and to pursue sound doctrine.more
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165 Jul 2019
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30. Skeptics Podcast

Skeptics Podcast Here at Skeptics, we discuss everything from theology, heresy, to life in general - while filtering it through the lens of Scripture. We encourage our... listeners to have a healthy biblical skepticism, and to pursue sound doctrine.more
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167 15 Jan 2019
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31. The Sordid Skeptics

The Sordid Skeptics We believe Western Civilization is worth preserving. In order to do that, we will need to explore the philosophical and psychological underpinnings of... our culture's structure. Are we qualified to undertake this mammoth task? Probably not, but we're going to try our best. With educational backgrounds in the material, and a strong desire to sort ourselves out; we endeavor to humbly make the case for western values.more
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89 Mar 2018
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32. The Happy Skeptic Podcast

The Happy Skeptic Podcast Whether you have been a skeptic for a long time or just came out of Christianity, this show is for all my skeptics out there. We touch on Philosophy, ...religion, motivation, and overall life success. Join me on this ironic, yet funny ass journey.more
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Oct 2019
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33. Amateur Skeptics

Amateur Skeptics Katy, Texas, US
We here at AmateurSkeptics are not scientists. We are normal people who are trying to look at the world with an evidence-based approach. We strive to ...have open minds and change our opinions with new evidence.more
amateurskeptics.com
140 500 4 episodes / year Avg Length 136 min Jan 2010
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34. BSP: Believer Skeptic Podcast

BSP: Believer Skeptic Podcast Phoenix, Arizona, US
BSP: Believer Skeptic Podcast is a podcast where two idiots debate the Belief and Skepticism of different phenomena. They will cover topics that fall ...under different categories such as cryptozoology, the supernatural, spiritualism, and more. While sipping Booze or Spirits one host will state the reason he or other people Believe in the chosen topic and the other host will state the reason he or other people are Skeptics. There will be a lot of fun, humor, and sometimes some insightful information (as much as two idiots can provide).more
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224 5.1K 912 Aug 2017
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35. The Seeker and the Skeptic

The Seeker and the Skeptic The Seeker and The Skeptic is a podcast in which two friends explore esoteric, paranormal, and spiritual topics from two completely different perspect...ives. Cat is The Seeker, she's interested in spiritual ideas and hopes to find something meaningful and empowering in the wisdom of religion and new age philosophy. Rebecca is The Skeptic, she's passionate about finding truth (or at least getting closer to it) using the tools of reason and evidence.more
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19 144 162 Oct 2018
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36. The Technoskeptic Podcast

The Technoskeptic Podcast The mission of The Technoskeptic is to promote awareness, critical thinking, and social change around the use and impact of technology on society and ...the environment. Join in and have a listen to the podcast.more
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Jul 2015
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37. Skeptical Skeptics Podcast

Skeptical Skeptics Podcast This is a podcast for people that think answers lie somewhere between the accepted story and any number of conspiracy theories. Bring a tinfoil hat, t...hough we're not sure you need to put one on. The Skeptical Skeptics are a husband and wife, two-host podcast team that shares stories of the strange but potentially explainable, the eerie theories that make some sense or no sense, and the downright intriguing. Whether it's aliens, bigfoot, or just creepy Dan down the hall, we'll talk about it.more
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498 314 Feb 2019
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38. Spectral Skull Session

Spectral Skull Session We explore claims about the occult, supernatural, and paranormal from an analytic standpoint. We're open to the existence of a world beyond the fi...ve senses, and we dismiss that dogmatic skepticism that insists that any story about the unexplained has to reduce to hallucination or swamp gas, but we're not committed to any particular theory or philosophy about what the paranormal is. And we realize that, whatever is out there, the answer is likely to be more complicated than any existing model or theory. What we bring to the table is small 's' skepticism.more
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16 240 Sep 2020
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Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Atheist and Skeptical News dissonancepod.com 88
Skeptic Metaphysicians: Metaphysics skepticmetaphysician.com 83
Merseyside Skeptics Society merseysideskeptics.org.uk 63
David Johnson podcasters.spotify.com 63
Mystic N Skeptic buzzsprout.com 55
Dr. Steven Novella theskepticsguide.org 22
Brian Dunning skeptoid.com 21
Blake Smith cms.megaphone.fm 21
TheESP.eu theesp.eu 19
Sandra Champlain wedontdie.libsyn.com 18
Kala Moria & Brittany Lind leftofskeptic.com 17
tastylive tastytradeloud.libsyn.com 17
Kyle Polich dataskeptic.libsyn.com 17
SETI Institute bigpicturescience.org 16
Richard Saunders skepticzone.tv 12
Pascual Romero and Ben Radford squaringthestrange.libsyn.com 12
Alex J O'Connor cosmicskeptic.libsyn.com 8
Burden Of Proof Media paranoidplanet.ca 8
The Reality Check trcpodcast.com 7
Alex Tsakiris skeptiko.com 7
Sean Kerwin thechristianskeptic.podbean.com 5
Gem Newman winnipegskeptics.com 4
occultknowledge blogtalkradio.com 3
sujatha baliga skepticspath.org 2
Scott Tusa skepticspath.org 2
Michael Shermer skeptic.com 2
tasylive tastytradeloud.libsyn.com 1
timothygcameron timothygcameron.podbean.com 1
Rabbi David J. Zucker buzzsprout.com 1
tasty live tastytradeloud.libsyn.com 1
Center for Inquiry pointofinquiry.org 1
Point of Inquiry pointofinquiry.org 1
Trump abortions for everyone george santos? gun dissonancepod.com 1
Dan Harris skepticspath.org 1
Tenzin Chogkyi skepticspath.org 1
The Hivemind Group yrad.com/cs 7
Kelle Sparta shows.acast.com/spirit-sherpa 6
Justin Brierley premier.plus/unbelievable/podcasts/episodes 4
Nebraska Public Media npr.org/podcasts/381444555/nebraska-news 4
Aaron Wise protos.com 3
Derek Loudermilk derekloudermilk.com/category/podcast 3
Her First $100k herfirst100k.com/financial-feminist-show-notes 3
Karl Gruber spreaker.com/show/world-awakenings-the-fast-track-to-enlig 3
Pastor Steve Hobbins podpoint.com/lewis-avenue-baptist-church-podcast 3
Premier Unbelievable? premier.plus/unbelievable/podcasts/episodes 3
Real Ghost Stories Online | Paranormal realghoststoriesonline.com/category/ghost-stories-radio 3
World Media Foundation npr.org/podcasts/381444261/pri-living-on-earth 3
Amy Liz Harrison sites.libsyn.com/411644/welcome-to-eternally-amy 2
Blaze Podcast Network cms.megaphone.fm/channel/WWO1549231729 2
Chris Brennan theastrologypodcast.com/episodes 2
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