Top 10 Fast-Growing Podcasts on Castbox

Which new podcasts are audiences listening to most on Castbox last week? Browse top podcasts from this blog, updated weekly.

#1 The Mysterious Mr. Epstein

The Mysterious Mr. EpsteinWe now know that Jeffrey Epstein was a sexual predator. He was also accused of fraud, embezzlement, coercion and more. B …

We now know that Jeffrey Epstein was a sexual predator. He was also accused of fraud, embezzlement, coercion and more. But for most of his life, he was a mystery to the public, and to many of the people who knew him. In this six part series, we peel back the layers of Epstein’s life to detail his financial and sexual crimes, and his network of enablers, with original reporting and interviews. From humble beginnings, Epstein came to amass significant wealth which he used to buy sex, social status, silence, even justice —until money wasn’t enough. From Wondery (“Dirty John”, “The Shrink Next Door”), and hosted by Lindsay Graham (“American Scandal”).To go in-depth on more scandals from Eliot Spitzer to Enron, subscribe to American Scandal from Wondery, also hosted by Lindsay Graham

#2 Mythical Monsters

Mythical MonstersThe great heroes of myth are known throughout the world. Their deeds are legendary. But what would these champions be wi …

The great heroes of myth are known throughout the world. Their deeds are legendary. But what would these champions be without obstacles in their path? Without monsters to challenge them… Dragons, sea serpents, giants, demons…they aren’t merely foils to the hero. They are primal symbols reflecting ancient truths. The new Parcast original, Mythical Monsters, tells the stories of these beasts and asks what they represent to mankind. New episodes released every Monday.

#3 Borrowed Future

Borrowed FutureThere’s a massive student loan crisis in America. Millions have found themselves buried beneath a mountain of debt. This …

There’s a massive student loan crisis in America. Millions have found themselves buried beneath a mountain of debt. This podcast series explores the lies we believe about college and digs into the soaring cost of tuition and the predatory nature of the student loan industry. Listen and subscribe to learn how to pay for college without debt or know if college is even the right choice for you.

#4 Heads of Sierra Blanca

Heads of Sierra BlancaIn 2007, a serial killer inspired by Rube Goldberg murdered Lorena Salas, Carlos Aniceto, and Ana Nuñez in Sierra Blanca …

In 2007, a serial killer inspired by Rube Goldberg murdered Lorena Salas, Carlos Aniceto, and Ana Nuñez in Sierra Blanca, Texas then vanished never to be heard of again.Authorities believe that these murders were the collateral damage of a cartel turf war that spilled into Mexico. Though, Lorena’s niece, Magdalena Salas, does not believe that story.The Heads of Sierra Blanca is an 8 episode podcast hosted by Magdalena and private investigator, Monica Rodriguez, following their investigative research concerning what really happened and who is responsible.This show is an immersive experience that combines fiction, true crime and real interviews with experts.

#5 America Dissected with Abdul El-Sayed

America Dissected with Abdul El-SayedWhat really is up with anti-vaxxers? Can crystals actually heal you? Is loneliness making us sick? And who does our heal …

What really is up with anti-vaxxers? Can crystals actually heal you? Is loneliness making us sick? And who does our healthcare system really serve? In a new ten-part series from Crooked Media called America Dissected, host Dr. Abdul El-Sayed goes beyond the headlines to explore what really matters for our health.

#6 Wrongful Conviction with Jason Flom

Wrongful Conviction with Jason FlomBased on the files of the lawyers who freed them, Wrongful Conviction features interviews with men and women who have sp …

Based on the files of the lawyers who freed them, Wrongful Conviction features interviews with men and women who have spent decades in prison for crimes they did not commit – some of them had even been sentenced to death. These are their stories.

#7 Great Moments in Weed History

Great Moments in Weed HistoryGreat Moments in Weed History delves deep into humanity’s 10,000+ year relationship with cannabis (a.k.a. “marijuana”) t …

Great Moments in Weed History delves deep into humanity’s 10,000+ year relationship with cannabis (a.k.a. “marijuana”) to find the humor, heart, and historical importance of this very special plant.

In each episode, co-hosts Abdullah Saeed and David Bienenstock blaze joints, crack jokes, and explore the people, places, and events that make up the complex and fascinating past of weed and weed culture, from Barack Obama’s time in the “Choom Gang,” to an exclusive first-hand account of how the Hollywood sign briefly became the Hollyweed sign.

#8 Dear Joan and Jericha (Julia Davis and Vicki Pepperdine)

Dear Joan and Jericha (Julia Davis and Vicki Pepperdine)Everywomen Joan Damry and Jericha Domain have between them worked in the fields of life coaching, female sexual health, …

Everywomen Joan Damry and Jericha Domain have between them worked in the fields of life coaching, female sexual health, psycho-genital counselling and sports journalism for the past 32 years. Joan has been married several times and has five children, while Jericha has been married for 30 years and has an only daughter, Cardinal. Joan recently turned her hand to erotic-romantic adult fiction, whilst Jericha has written 5 books on depression.

#9 Mobituaries with Mo Rocca

Mobituaries with Mo RoccaMo Rocca has always loved obituaries. In season 1 of Mobituaries he introduces listeners to the people who have long int …

Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries. In season 1 of Mobituaries he introduces listeners to the people who have long intrigued him—from the 20th century’s greatest entertainer … to the Civil Rights pioneer who is completely forgotten … to sitcom characters gone all too soon. Even if you know the names, you’ve never understood why they matter…until now. And if you enjoy these episodes, look for more stories of great lives worth reliving when Mobituaries returns for season 2 in fall 2019.

#10 Betrayed

BetrayedBetrayed is a podcast about the crimes that cut the deepest. What happens when we can’t trust the people and institution …

Betrayed is a podcast about the crimes that cut the deepest. What happens when we can’t trust the people and institutions that are supposed to protect us? Our partners, our parents, our government… Each week, we’ll bring you a new high-stakes story about a different betrayal. And you’ll find yourself asking … could it happen to me?

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