My Favorite Murder is a true crime comedy podcast on which Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark each research and then retell a true crime or murder story. Their show has become hugely popular – especially among women – and episodes often open with over thirty minutes of discussion and banter between the hosts, who discuss issues such as mental health and advocate for women’s empowerment and personal safety. Their approach to storytelling is very conversational, though, and they emphasize that their research is not always in-depth. Thus, this podcast would be extremely useful and enjoyable to those who are looking for an entertaining, less thoroughly researched female-led true crime podcast. Click here or on the image above to be redirected to the official website.
Casefile is an episodic Australian podcast that recounts the details of both solved and cold criminal cases. Unlike My Favorite Murder, it is scripted and extremely well-researched, incorporating original documents from police and mass media at the time of the crime. Casefile is also extremely popular and received the Best of 2016 award from iTunes. It would be useful to those looking for an information-focused, yet still entertaining true crime podcast in a consistent narrative format. Click here or on the image above to be redirected to the official website.