Podcast Playlist

True crime podcasts to keep you on the edge of your seat

From drug lords to killer surgeons: producers keep making more and more true crime podcasts, and audiences just keep on listening.
Chapo, a new podcast from VICE News and Spotify, dives deep into the story of accused drug lord Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman. (Tomas Bravo/Reuters)
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Joaquin Guzman started from humble beginnings, born in a remote village in Sinaloa, Mexico. He started in the drug trade in the 1980s, and today is accused of being one of the world's biggest drug kingpins. You probably know him better as El Chapo. And Chapo, the new podcast from VICE News and Spotify, is a totally gripping and immersive dive into his story. That's why it's my pick of the week.

- Julian Uzielli, Producer, Podcast Playlist


Podcasts featured this week:

  • Uncover: Bomb on Board: A bomb exploded on Canadian Pacific Flight 21 killing all 52 people on board. Chuck was on the ground. Didi's dad was on the plane. Witnesses offer insight into what happened July 8, 1965 —  and why no one has ever been held responsible. Click here to listen to the full episode.


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