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2019’s Nail-biting True Crime Podcasts Are Still Fresh For The New Decade

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There is a theory that true-crime podcasts are to women what World War II facts are to men. We each obsessively love consuming them. In fact, a recent study concluded that 75% of true-crime podcast listeners are women. Fortunately, 2019 did not disappoint in delivering nail-biting binge-worthy content for us to indulge in during the next school pickup line.

‘Culpable’

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When 21-year-old Christian Andreacchio was found dead from a gunshot wound in the upstairs bathroom of his home in Meridian, Mississippi, it only took investigators 45 minutes and an autopsy to rule the death as a suicide. What Culpable accomplishes in its 20 episode season breaks the case wide open.

‘Monster: The Zodiac Killer’

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With over 12 million downloads in its first two months, Monster: The Zodiac Killer takes a deep dive into the chilling cold case of the California serial killings. Featuring interviews with investigators, journalists and victims’ family members, the documentary podcast uncovers every nitty-gritty detail and promises to keep listeners hiding under their covers at night.

‘To Live And Die In LA’

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Working with private investigator Jayden Brant, journalist Neil Strauss sets out to uncover what really happened to Macedonian actress Adea Shabani when she disappeared from her Hollywood apartment in 2018. With later episodes airing details and revelations nearly in real-time, listeners get to feel what it’s like to be at the heart of an investigation.

‘Root Of Evil’

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TNT entered the podcast game with this companion piece to their I Am the Night limited series. When The Black Dahlia, Elizabeth Short, was brutally murdered in 1947 many believed George Hodel did it. Now over 70 years later, the Hodel family is opening up to reveal the dark and twisted secrets that have haunted their generations.

‘The Dropout’

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While not covering a grizzly murder or chilling disappearance, The Dropout examines a crime where truth seems almost stranger than fiction. Elizabeth Holmes set out to change the medical industry yet today stands on trial for fraud allegations. This Nightline production peels back the curtains at Theranos to reveal a story you never knew that were dying to hear.

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How Wojtek The Orphaned Bear Cub Became A Battlefield Hero Of World War II

In the chaos of World War II, Polish soldiers found themselves strangers in a stranger land. While there, they found a most extraordinary new friend: an orphaned bear cub. But while they initially figured he would be no more than a fun pet to have while fighting on the battlefield, he’d end up astounding them all. Here’s the unbelievable story of how a little cub became a ranked military war hero.

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Toddler Goes Missing In The Florida Wilderness, Until An Unlikely Hero Steps In

While playing just outside his home, three-year-old toddler Daniel Childs wandered into the wilderness in a rural area of Live Oak, Florida. As his frantic and terrified mother launched police units into a frantic search combing the forest, they would end up coming across a most unlikely assistant while on their assignment. Something with both a maligned and terrifying reputation.

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Are You Tuning In? These Are The Most and Least Trusted News Anchors On Television

With so much going on in the world, the news anchors who deliver the latest updates have become practically celebrities themselves. But who do the people of the United States trust? Morning Consult asked viewers who they trust “a lot” or “not at all” and came up with a list of the most and least trusted people in news. How many people feel the same way about your favorite host that you do?

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