By Cristina Everett
October 30, 2017 at 02:18 PM EDT
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Parcast; WNYC Studios; Aaron Mahnke; iHeartRadio; Showcase; ABC News

If you spent the weekend bingeing Stranger Things and are in search of more ways to freak yourself out, you're in luck. We've rounded up a list of podcasts suitable for the scaredy cats and the murderinos, from spooky-fun stories and playful old-school radio dramas to tales of chilling cold cases and supernatural experiences that are downright frightening. So hide under a blanket, pop in those earbuds, and check out these other nail-biters.

SPOOKED

Pass the s'mores! From Snap Judgment and WNYC, listen to first-hand accounts of supernatural experiences that will make you feel like you're sitting around a campfire. <iframe sandbox="allow-same-origin allow-scripts allow-top-navigation allow-popups" scrolling="no" width="100%" height="185" frameborder="0" src="https://embed.radiopublic.com/e?if=snap-judgment-presents-spooked-WDpvyv&amp;ge=s1!676f5ab0723c6cf8548bb5d7fa08b4b6e980329a" class="" allowfullscreen="" resize="0" replace_attributes="1" name=""></iframe>

MY FAVORITE MURDER

Hosts Georgia Hardstark and Karen Kilgarif pick a different murder to dissect and debate each week in their wildly popular true-crime comedy podcast. Yes, a true-crime comedy podcast. The two have an uncanny ability to balance the morbid and the mirthful, blending their playful tone with an underlying message of empowerment that has resulted in a rabid fan base who call themselves "murderinos." <iframe sandbox="allow-same-origin allow-scripts allow-top-navigation allow-popups" scrolling="no" width="100%" height="185" frameborder="0" src="https://embed.radiopublic.com/e?if=1ab40c28-ccd1-474a-88f7-6fb8f34f8c15&amp;ge=s1!c6912d105226e9ce9397784a04d2641049b67e5e" class="" allowfullscreen="" resize="0" replace_attributes="1" name=""></iframe>

A MURDER ON ORCHARD STREET

A 14-year-old cold case gets a closer look as ABC News' Nightline discovers a possible new lead that could change everything. <iframe sandbox="allow-same-origin allow-scripts allow-top-navigation allow-popups" scrolling="no" width="100%" height="185" frameborder="0" src="https://embed.radiopublic.com/e?if=a-murder-on-orchard-street-Wzn7Lp&amp;ge=s1!2b441cb8891889930edf20a959d53bce603efe0f" class="" allowfullscreen="" resize="0" replace_attributes="1" name=""></iframe>

SWORD AND SCALE

A compelling mix of interviews, news clips, 911 tapes, and commentary make this podcast an immersive exploration of the darkest corners of the human psyche.
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LORE

With each episode centered around a theme, host Aaron Mankhe explores the world of folklore and the haunting side of history. With his dulcet voice accompanied by the somber notes a piano plays in the background, Mankhe's knack of telling a spine-tingling tale will have you sleeping with the lights on. <iframe sandbox="allow-same-origin allow-scripts allow-top-navigation allow-popups" scrolling="no" width="100%" height="185" frameborder="0" src="https://embed.radiopublic.com/e?if=lore-k8Xk62" class="" allowfullscreen="" resize="0" replace_attributes="1" name=""></iframe>÷V¼Õ®{wÍ|]»i¶Ü÷Çùé·ã×ÝÕƵ{§6

LAST PODCAST ON THE LEFT

The podcast's trio of hosts inject irreverent comedy into their whip-smart, deep-dive discussions of everything from serial killers to UFOs, vampires, chaos magic, and Bigfoot hunters.
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CULTS

Go inside the minds of people who start cults — and those who join them. <iframe sandbox="allow-same-origin allow-scripts allow-top-navigation allow-popups" scrolling="no" width="100%" height="185" frameborder="0" src="https://embed.radiopublic.com/e?if=cults-WdQB2p&amp;ge=s1!240b58047366de24d458060c1254a3e050bef71d" class="" allowfullscreen="" resize="0" replace_attributes="1" name=""></iframe>

CRIMINAL

Billed as "stories of people who've done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle," these twice-monthly episodes may abstain from tabloid fodder, but they never lack for drama and tension.
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THE POLYBIUS CONSPIRACY

The newest series from Radiotopia's Showcase podcast, this deep dive into the urban legend of a fictitious '80s arcade game linked to mysterious illnesses and a secret government experiment will have you reaching for your tinfoil hat. <iframe sandbox="allow-same-origin allow-scripts allow-top-navigation allow-popups" scrolling="no" width="100%" height="185" frameborder="0" src="https://embed.radiopublic.com/e?if=showcase-from-radiotopia-8XM4zA&amp;ge=s1!af813dac55c3a0eccc70b0370d4cb9dacea53bd9" class="" allowfullscreen="" resize="0" replace_attributes="1" name=""></iframe>

CASEFILE

Unlike other true-crime podcasts, the focus of this show is less on the narrator's personality and more on the facts of gruesome but little-known Australian crimes.
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THE NOSLEEP PODCAST

Born from the subreddit of the same name, this horror anthology series has a mix of subgenres to guarantee there's something for everyone. Scored with a beautiful soundtrack, each episode is told from a first-person experience about events that went wrong or never should've happened in the first place. Killer spiders, anyone? <iframe sandbox="allow-same-origin allow-scripts allow-top-navigation allow-popups" scrolling="no" width="100%" height="185" frameborder="0" src="https://embed.radiopublic.com/e?if=the-nosleep-podcast-G3dkMW" class="" allowfullscreen="" resize="0" replace_attributes="1" name=""></iframe>Û§¹ßžš×VùëVÞyÝ_ñ¯5mÎãžøӝú÷gŸ

THINKING SIDEWAYS

The hosts take a skeptical look at unsolved mysteries of all kinds — everything from a strange humming sound heard around the world to murders committed by a Jack the Ripper copycat.
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