Last Updated: September 24th
True Crime and podcasts are the perfect pairing. The format just seems to lend itself to sprawling, often nuanced stories of crime, punishment, and the wide-ranging effects of both. With the massive successes of Serial, The Jinx, Making a Murderer, and so many more, it’s clear that listeners have an insatiable appetite for all things true crime.
For murderinos and true crime aficionados out there — you’ve got choices. Far too many to list here (check our Best True Crime Podcasts of 2018 list if you want more options). But we can tell you our picks for the 22 best true crime podcasts right now. So draw the shades, cuddle up safely in bed (maybe with some nerve-soothing tea), and start streaming one of these noir gems.