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Podcasts about scammers, hustlers, grifters and thieves

Unbelievable stories about people who conned their way to the top.

ICYMI host Rachelle Hampton talks about keeping up with internet culture

Plus, what she looks for in a co-host and which podcasts she's listening to

Get ready to laugh with these great comedy podcasts

Find the humour in everything from cringe-worthy memories to terrible online reviews.

Turn over a new leaf with these fall podcast releases

From an investigative deep dive that will take you to the fringes to a writer’s love letter to his family’s matriarch, these new podcasts are a perfect pairing with everything pumpkin spice.

Truffles, first dates and the art of novelization: greatest hits from classic podcasts

Why are truffles (the fungus kind, not the chocolate kind) such a delicacy? According to Planet Money, they remind us of ourselves. Hear the wild story of the young man who built an empire selling them from his van.

True crime and mysteries from way back to today

We may never know the true identity of Jack the Ripper. But who were his victims? A new podcast retells the serial killer’s story by telling their stories.

We've come a long way ... celebrating 300 episodes with new podcast picks

Happy birthday to us! What better way to mark the occasion than to spend it with some of the best listeners we know: our former hosts. They'll take us through the show’s evolution, Elvis sightings, and their latest podcast picks.

Everything is expensive. These personal finance podcasts explain why

Money, money, money: everything seems to require more of it lately. This week we've got personal finance podcasts that break down how rising prices are affecting us.

Step into the limelight with these performance podcasts

The orchestra is warming up and the show is about to begin. This week we’re raising the curtain on podcasts that bring the magic of live performance to audio

From true crime to dad jokes, new shows to add to your listening queue

High profile crime stories told from the perspective of the journalists who covered them, an investigation into the secrets behind the multi-billion dollar porn industry, and an ode to scent. Find a new favourite in this week’s episode.

The unbreakable chain of podcast recommendations is back

Every podcaster we feature recommends the next podcast in Part 5 of our recommendation chain. This episode links together picks on everything from bird-killing toxic waste in Butte to pep talks for tough times.

6 saucy podcasts on Shakespeare

You will be shocked just how many great podcasts there are about The Bard.

Captivating new releases from CBC Podcasts

This week on Podcast Playlist, we spotlight exciting new releases from CBC Podcasts.

The hottest new podcasts to keep you enthralled this summer

Featuring a look at the little-known, deadliest nuclear accident in U.S. history, an interview with Wild Thing host Laura Krantz, and a sneak peak at a dystopian sci-fi surf-rock musical about talking newts!

Dylan Marron of Conversations With People Who Hate Me on why he wades into the comment section

Plus: Dylan shares his favourite podcast picks and offers insights from his new book

Is the Internet a net negative?

Do the web’s harms outweigh its benefits? We investigate.

How D&D podcasts got a boost during lockdowns, and other podcasts about fun and games

Video games, board games, tabletop roleplaying games, game shows, you name it — if you can play it, we’re playing a podcast about it.

The best new podcasts for June: Oprah, true crime and more

Five podcasts we can't wait to listen to this summer.

Our team's favourite podcasts of 2022 … so far 

From scam artists to sci-fi hilarity to the mystical, mysterious and profound, we’re rounding up some standout picks from the first half of the year

It's a mood: podcasts about mental health

From grief, to ADHD, to anxiety, to treating PTSD with MDMA, this week we're diving into catharsis with podcasts focused on mental health.

Embrace your inner theatre kid with these performance podcasts

The orchestra is warming up and the show is about to begin. This week we’re raising the curtain on podcasts that bring the magic of live performance to audio

Revisiting some of the most scandalous moments in sports

Yes, we like to glorify athletes, but look past the podium and you'll find a trail of blood, sweat and tears. This week we're revisiting podcasts that give a play-by-play of athletics gone wrong.

A new crop of podcasts to challenge conspiracies, unpack history and set the record straight

This week we’re exploring the whole truth: from Helen Keller’s complex character, to what the Afghanistan war left undone, to what was left unsaid during feminist icon Anita Hill’s testimony to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee

How Front Burner host Jayme Poisson keeps up with the news cycle, plus podcasts that inspire her

Going deep on the news of the world can get intense. Jayme shares how she does it and where she finds hope when things feel grim.

Celebrating 300 episodes with our fabulous former hosts

Happy birthday to us! What better way to mark the occasion than to spend it with some of the best listeners we know: our former hosts. They'll take us through the show’s evolution, Elvis sightings, and their latest podcast picks.

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