When I’m not spending my time listening to music and whatever audiobook I’m listening to at the moment, I’m listening to podcasts. You see, I’m always listening to something. Even though I love podcasts, I didn’t think I could fit them into any type of theme for Spooktober, well I was wrong. Podcasts can totally be creepy and scary, you just have to find the right podcast. Luckily, I already did that part for you. So, if you like podcasts and want to be creep out I recommend these following podcasts (links are included). I have listened to them all for myself and they are as scary as you would want your podcasts to be.
It covers a fictional event, 10 years in the past, in which hundreds of people disappeared from a gated community in Tennessee without a trace. Its fictional host, Lia Haddock whose uncle who vanished in the event. Limetown also have a prequel book by the same name and now a Facebook TV show (also of the same name) starring Jessica Biel in the leading role and Stanley Tucci.
When video collector Mark Cambria watches a mysterious VHS tape, he begins talking in his sleep in a language that doesn’t exist. Mark and his girlfriend Tamra set out to investigate the tape’s origin and find themselves caught up in a web of conspiracy, occult, and dread surrounding a legendary video store with a sinister purpose beyond imagining.
Alice Isn’t Dead
A truck driver searches across America for the wife she had long assumed was dead. In the course of her search, she will encounter not-quite-human serial murderers, towns literally lost in time, and a conspiracy that goes way beyond one missing woman.
The Six Disappearances of Ella McCray
On March 20th, 2014, Ella McCray disappeared. There were six witnesses to her disappearance. All with their own version of the events. Six conflicting accounts of what happened to her. The police ask the six witnesses to carry around tape recorders as they try to find the missing woman. To find out who is lying, who is telling the truth, and to find out what really happened to Ella?
Haunted Places host Greg Polcyn takes listeners to infamous haunted tourist destinations locations around the world. Each location has it’s own frightening, real life backstory, weird histories, legends, and supernatural tales.
Dan Powell, an archivist at the Housing Historical Committee of New York State who is trying to make sense of some audio interviews that were recorded decades earlier. It eventually turns out that Dan himself is missing, and the show is actually being made by Dan’s friend Mark who is looking for him.
The No Sleep Podcast
Started in 2011, as members from the No Sleep Reddit turning some of its creepy stories into audio recordings. Now it has evolved into a anthology series of original horror stories.
Last Podcast On The Left
The Last Podcast On The Left covers all the horrors our world has to offer both imagined and real. From demons and slashers to cults and serial killers, The Last Podcast is guaranteed to satisfy your blood lust.
The Other Stories
Weekly podcast is a 21st Century modernization of some shows like The Twilight Zone, Tales from the Crypt, and The Outer Limits. It’s like Black Mirror, but in a podcast form.
Unexplained is a bi-weekly podcast about strange and mysterious real-life events that keep us thinking of what is real and what is not. A story-based podcast that mixes spoken-word narrative, history and ideas together to decide whether these events are real or not.
The Apex & The Abyss
A weekly podcast that tells true stories behind what keeps us awake at night and afraid of the dark. Podcast includes intriguing storytelling, clips from the news, chilling music trials, and documentaries. The podcast is as scary as the stories it tells.
Bonus: Dead Meat Podcast
Okay, the Dead Meat podcast isn’t necessarily scary that’s why this is just a bonus, but it is a great podcast nevertheless. It’s a extension of the YouTube channel Dead Meat (which I also recommend), hosted by James A. Janisse and Chelsea Rebecca taking about all things horror. The podcast features movie reviews, film history, interviews, and more. If you love the horror genre, then this is a must listen to podcast.