Are you the sort of person who listens to music while working? If you answered yes, it’s possible that you listen to music to shut out outside sounds or to lift your gloomy mood in the mornings. Whatever the case may be, it’s time to stop listening to music and start listening to podcasts – particularly, horror podcasts!
If you love all things frightening but don’t have the time to watch scary movies, horror podcasts are a terrific way to satisfy your appetite for the morbid. Furthermore, you can perform your chores or work regularly while listening to these podcasts, just like you would your favorite playlist.
With that in mind, here are 5 horror podcasts you should definitely explore to frighten yourself out of your wits!
Nothing beats a good scary story when the tale is set close to home. In collaboration with Fixi Novo, ZAG Studios has released a series of spooky, local anthological stories adapted from The Big Book of Malaysian Horror Stories. The series features sinister characters and terrifying performances by Malaysia’s artistic community. Listen to and follow the horrifying tales, which range from the legendary Pontianak to cannibal parents that will give you nightmares for days.
Happy wife, happy life? The rising dispute between his wife and their gorgeous domestic worker disturbs an unassuming husband.
- The Break-In
Two men break into a vacant residence. Except it isn’t. What they come across sends shivers down their spines.
A distraught traveller reflects on the curse that took her spouse.
Baking A Murder
If you’re a fan of the psychological thriller genre in films and books, Baking A Murder by Stephanie Soo should be on your list. Stephanie Soo is extraordinary in that she has a wonderful manner of relating a tale that ensures her listeners connect with her. So, no matter how focused you are on your work, Stephanie Soo will be able to draw and keep your attention on her frightening story-telling.
- After Her HS Bullies Burned Her With An Iron – She Spent 18 Years Plotting Revenge
Eve had the idyllic life. She was born into a wealthy family, married an even wealthier man, and worked as a news anchor. Everyone she encountered was envious of her. Everyone but Diana. Diana had staked her entire life on Eve’s life turning out perfectly. Diana ripping away her ideal existence piece by piece would make it even sweeter. Diana’s vengeance would ruin them both, but she had nothing to lose. After having endured horrible bullying during her high school years, it’s Eve’s turn to feel the heat.
- He Kidnaps Young Boys And Punishes Them If They Are “Naughty” Until A Boy Refuses To Play His Sick Games
He was named “The Grabber.” He will come snatching you away from your life if you even murmur his name. This was not an urban legend in this little town. Finn understood better than anybody else not to mention his name. However, one day, his sister murmured the haunting name, and Finn was abducted as if by magic. He awoke in a bunker with nothing but a mattress, and the torturing had just begun.
- 5 Students In Detention – Only 4 Walk Out Alive
Simon was a student who owned a gossip website. But then he was murdered in detention, and a new blog appeared. “I thought out how I was going to murder Simon”. Everyone in the school had a reason to kill Simon. He revelled in revealing people’s deepest secrets. But, on the day of his death, four other students claimed they had been framed – by whom?
Who says you can’t combine murder, mystery and makeup? Bailey Sarian certainly disagrees! Bailey Sarian, a professional makeup artist and true crime enthusiast, delves into the horrific tales of the dark past from the United States and throughout the world. You’ll learn a lot more than you would at your own school – from dark tales of torture tactics to Satan worshipping.
- 67: A Very Krampus Christmas: The Dark Spirit of Christmas Past
As much as we all love and enjoy Christmas, there is no denying that the holiday season is fraught with horror stories. Bailey delves into the dark background of four of our favourite Christmas customs in this episode: Christmas trees, gingerbread houses, holiday cards, and Krampus.
- 58: Clowns That Kill: The Dark History of Clowns
The fear of clowns is undeniably real; you either adore them or despise them. But how could something as simple as a clown elicit such intense reactions? Bailey Sarian delves into the clown’s lengthy, dark, drunken, and twisted history.
- 56: Ghost Ships, Sunken Cities And A Triangle Of Doom – Disappearances From The Deep Blue Sea
The Bermuda Triangle is the most mystifying formation in the world. Every year, a number of ships and planes are lost to the triangle, as has been the case for ages. In this episode, Bailey Sarian delves into the enigma of the Bermuda Triangle and discusses various possible explanations. She’ll also explore phantom ships and drowned cities.
Have you ever wondered about the eerie folklore stories that plague each culture? Follow the frightening tales of this podcast as it travels from Malaysia to Japan and all the way to the Caribbean. Freaky Folklore delves into a plethora of tales, both current and old, to understand what mankind fears – and why. This podcast will frighten you with tales of ancient and new creatures, as well as inexplicable and unsolved cases.
- Siren – The Killer Bird Woman Of Greek Mythology
The Siren is portrayed as a half-woman, half-bird monster that uses the sound of her mesmerising voice to lure sailors at sea to their doom. This creature is sometimes mistaken for a mermaid, however, in ancient times, they were two very distinct beings.
- Hanako-San – The Demon In The Washroom
Hanako-san, also known as Toire no Hanako-san, is a Japanese urban legend about a little girl named Hanako-san who haunts the school’s restrooms.
- Kuntilanak – Beware The White Lady!
Kuntilanak is an evil spirit who takes the form of a pregnant lady unable to give birth to her baby. She is a furious entity that will pull out your organs!
Are you fascinated by mythical creatures? You’re so interested that you go online to learn more about them? You may no longer need to do so, as Mythical Monsters is the ideal podcast for you. Listen to the tale of the oddest and most powerful mythical and legendary animals. These monsters are beguiling, cruel and savage. But, whatever form they take, they convey a tale about their civilization in a way that only a monster can.
- Monsters Of Seduction: Deer Woman
Found in Indigenous legends all throughout America, the Deer Woman is a seductive stranger who keeps your attention on her every time. Even when she’s going to murder you.
- Nightmare Creatures: Manananggal
At night, a lovely woman changes into a bat, growing bat wings and cutting the bottom half of her body. She drags her intestines in pursuit of the one thing that will satisfy her hunger: fetuses.
There came Lilith before Eve. Adam’s first wife was a feisty, lustful woman whose disobedience landed her in the Lord’s crosshairs. Her power, though, is unquestionable.
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