The 14 Most Addictive Storytelling Podcasts Of 2015

Who doesn’t love a good story? These podcasts are a great start, but if you have an amazing true story bubbling up inside of you, submit it to Schick’s Epic Story Project for a chance to win epic prizes valued at up to $12,000.

1. Welcome to Night Vale

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WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN: Take a journey to the mysterious, creepy, and sinister town of Night Vale. The fictional stories from this place will keep you on the edge of your seat.

2. UnFictional

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WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN: UnFictional gives you all the juiciest stories told by Los Angeles-based writers and performers with excellent production value in solid half-hour segments.

3. Stories From the Border of Sleep

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WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN: If you fancy yourself a deep thinker, this is the podcast for you. In under 20 minutes, Seymour Jacklin’s heavy and soothing voice will take you on a thought-provoking journey.

4. The Mortified Podcast

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WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN: Adults sharing embarrassing journal entries, song lyrics, and letters from when they were kids. Nuff said.

5. Story Worthy

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WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN: If you’re looking for a little more star power in your stories, make sure you tune in to Story Worthy. Hosts Christine Blackburn and Hannes Phinney perfectly set the stage for some of the premier talents in Hollywood to share their interesting and personal stories.

6. The Tobolowsky Files

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WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN: If you know anything about experienced character actor Stephen Tobolowsky besides his work on set, you know that he’s one heck of a storyteller. This awesome podcast brings you a look inside the film industry with one of many anecdotes from Stephen’s life.

7. The Truth

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WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN: The Truth is a professionally produced story series that is dripping with high-quality audio, music segments, and fascinating tales.

8. The Memory Palace

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WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN: The Memory Palace explores some of history’s most interesting narratives. Fans of This American Life will absolutely adore host Nate DiMeo’s delivery and selection of source material.

9. The Dinner Party Download

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WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN: If you’re not entirely sure what you’re looking for, The Dinner Party Download should have you covered. Every episode gives you a mixed bag of stories, music, and life tips. You’ll definitely walk away feeling like a better person.

10. 99% Invisible

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WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN: World, meet Roman Mars. If you’re inspired by design, architecture, and culture, sacrifice some of your ear time to Roman’s enchanting words and captivating stories.

11. The Vinyl Cafe

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WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN: This weekly podcast features Stuart McLean effortlessly narrating the exciting misadventures of Dave, the owner of “Vinyl Cafe.” His low voice and superior storytelling ability is the perfect way to get lost in thought on your morning jog.

12. Radiolab

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WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN: If you’re looking for a more “mainstream” storytelling show, look no further than the incredible tales from Radiolab. It’s the perfect blend of science, curiosity, philosophy, and edge-of-your-seat entertainment. Hello, nurse!

13. Vintage Static

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WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN: Menuhin Hart is a talented NYC comedian who passionately delivers stories in the style of 1920s radio with a wide range of character voices and sound effects.

14. Spark London

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WHY YOU SHOULD LISTEN: If you’re more of a storytelling traditionalist, Spark London delivers. Transport yourself to the middle of an engaged audience at a live storytelling show in London with no musical production whatsoever. Perfection.

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