Spooky Listening 2: Electrical BOO!-galoo

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This is no trick but a treat, the ever-anticipated sequel to spooky listening, where I present to you some ghoulishly delicious delights from around the internet to listen to this Halloween season. May I present the spoopiest specials from non-horror podcasts, as well as the scare-inducing horror-specific podcasts.

Happy listening and happy Halloween!

First up, some lovely podcast from our own Laser Time network.

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Laser Time

Halloween Comfort Food

Evil Children

Classic Horror Theme Song Quiz

Monster Parties

Let’s Scare Kids!

Fudgin Candy!

Dracula Facts

X-Files Philes

Vidjagame Apocalypse

Vidjagame Apocalypse 26 – Annoy All Monsters

Vidjagame Apocalypse 39 – Sea Wolves

Vidjagame Apocalypse 84 – Cold Pursuit

Vidjagame Apocalypse 85 – Put a Zombie On It

Vidjagame Apocalypse 86 – Top 5 Haunted Houses

Vidjagame Apocalypse 87 – Old-School Scares

Vidjagame Apocalypse 133 – Survival Horror for Kids

Vidjagame Apocalypse 134 – Lovecraftian Horror

Vidjagame Apocalypse 135 – Cronenbergs!

Vidjagame Apocalypse 136 – Powerless and Afraid

Talking Simpsons

Talking Simpsons – Treehouse of Horror

Talking Simpsons – Treehouse Of Horrors II

And now for the podcasts that do all horror, all the time.

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Bloody Good Horror Podcast

An eclectic crew of misfits bringing you the best, worst, and downright weirdest of the horror genre since 2007. Link

The Monster Club

Old timey sci-fi and horror radio. Link

The Dark Verse

A universe of occult, metaphysical, and fantastical horror stories by M. Amanuensis Sharkchild that have the sole purpose of following you to the visions of your sleep. They are available by podcast (free mp3 downloads), hardcover books, and ebooks. The contents of the stories range from demented entities to gross worlds, undead recollections to philosophical and psychological possessions, and twisted, inventive imagery to unhindered terror. Link

Anything Ghost

A podcast audio show where the host, Lex Wahl, shares listener submitted personal paranormal experiences (ghost stories). Lex then adds his original background music and effects to enhance to the creepiness of the listening experience. Link

Chilling Tales for Dark Nights

Chilling Tales for Dark Nights is a premiere horror-themed multimedia brand and popular YouTube channel with some stories even narrated by some well-known Youtubers. Link

What’s With You? Scooby Doo!

Each episode, host nic invites a friend over to watch an episode of Scooby-Doo from anywhere in the vast franchise! Discussions and digression abound in the fun romp through childhood, pop-culture nostalgia and bad impressions. Link

Uncanny Country

This quirky, darkly comic, Southwestern-flavored anthology brings you a new paranormal audio play every month. Sit back, open your ears, and hold on tight. Because you’re about to take a quick detour…through Uncanny County… Link

No Sleep Podcast

For the dark hours when you dare not close your eyes. Tales of horror to frighten and disturb. Join us as the sleepless hours tick past. Brace yourself… for The NoSleep Podcast. A multi-award winning anthology series of original horror stories, The NoSleep Podcast features a cast of talented voice actors, rich atmospheric music and sound effects to enhance the frightening tales. Link

The Last Podcast on the Left

Every week Ben Kissel, Henry Zebrowski, and Marcus Parks explore the horrors of the world both imagined and real. Link

Dracula (BBC Radio Drama)

David Suchet and Tom Hiddleston star in Liz Lochhead’s powerful adaptation of the classic novel by Bram Stoker. Link

And finally, the non-horror podcasts that occasionally dive into terror territory!

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Plumbing the Death Star

In which we ask the important questions in pop culture and dissect fictional universes. Because seriously, who deals with super weapon sanitation and imperial employee agreements? If you’re looking for serious discussions, this isn’t the podcast you’re looking for and we are so sorry about that joke.

Which Horror Movie Could you Resolve with Non-Violence?

Which Horror Villain Would You Fight?

Which 80s Horror Villain Would Make the Best Boyfriend?

The Pros and Cons of Dating Monsters

Are Horror Movie Villains Scary?

Cracked Podcast

The Cracked Podcast is an extension of the editorial team discussions that shape the brilliant articles and sketches on Cracked.

Scarier Than Fiction

Historical Murders

Deleted History

Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know

Join Ben and Matt to learn the Stuff They Don’t Want You to Know about everything from propaganda and government secrets to ancient history and the future of civilization. Link

Stuff to Blow Your Mind

Learn about the mind-blowing world of science with the hosts from Stuff to Blow Your Mind.


Drinking Blood


Final Girls

Creepy pasta


Halloween Costumes


Uncanny Music

Witches Brew

The Dark

Frankenstein’s Monster

Candy Corn


Mad Scientist

Science vs Monsters

We’re Alive

We’re Alive: Features chapters packing performances and sound effects that rival movies and prove that modern audio drama is undead and well. Join our survivors as they band together, struggle to fortify a safe haven known as the Tower, and discovers that zombies are far from the worst thing in a post-apocalyptic Los Angeles where the rules of human decency no longer apply. Little food. Little water. Little hope. Who is lucky enough to say “We’re Alive?” Link

Welcome to Night Vale

A twice-monthly podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff’s Secret Police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers, and cultural events. Link

CBS Radio Mystery Theater

CBS Radio Mystery Theater was meant to appeal to an audience that remembered when old time radio drama was a popular form of family entertainment. Riding on the wave of nostalgia fever, the radio show attracted many younger listeners who would stay up late, hidden under their covers to hear the program on their bedroom radio (and many of them were not able to go to sleep after listening to the frightening program!) Link

Stuff You Should Know

Josh Clarke and Charles (Chuck) Bryant co-hosts the Stuff You Should Know podcast, a platform he uses to educate the public about common things and how they work


Serial Killer

Satanic Panic


The Dark Origins of Fairy Tales

Josh N Chuck’s Hallowe’en Spooky Scarefest

SYSK’s Halloween Scare Fest

Winchester Mystery House?



Ouija boards


Scooby Dooby Doo, Where Are You?


Lizzie Borden

Body Farming

Haunted House Attractions

StarTalk Radio

Science meets comedy and pop culture on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson

Cosmic Queries: Monsters with Bill Nye

Spooky Science



Halloween Party Radio Link

My treat bag is empty for this year, so if you have suggestions or praise for any of the podcasts listed, comment below and let me know. Once again, happy Halloween!

Article by contributor Cody Stovall.

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