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Top Five Crime Podcasts To Binge This Weekend

Looking for some thrilling crime podcasts to binge on this long weekend? Let these podcasts transport you into the heart of intriguing crime narratives.

Whether you’re a true crime enthusiast or simply seeking thrilling storytelling, this curated playlist has you covered!

1. Gripped: Second Son

For this long weekend, get ready to be Gripped by our six-part immersive gangland crime audio fiction series, Gripped: Second Son. Adapted from the award-winning novel The Second Son by Australian crime writer Loraine Peck.

This podcast is brought to life by former gang-member-turned-investigative-journalist Mahmood Fazal. It unfolds a compelling story of choices between family and loyalty to the gang. What will happen, and who should you choose when truth collides with interests, prejudices, and ego?

2. DISGRACELAND

This is not your typical music podcast. DISGRACELAND is a scripted, single-voice narrative that weaves together true crime, music history, mystery, and misadventure. 

Imagine Jerry Lee Lewis jamming with the Rolling Stones in a criminal underworld, Taylor Swift navigating the dark side of fame, or Cardi B spitting rhymes after being accused of two counts of felony assault in Queens.

Host Jake Brennan will take you on a wild ride through the alleged true crime antics and criminal connections of some of the most iconic musicians in history.

3. Crime Insiders

Crime Insiders is your go-to pick if you want to get the nitty-gritty of Australia’s most gripping criminal cases. 

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It uncovers the untold stories, perspectives, and voices that you rarely hear on mainstream media and brings you exclusive conversations with those closest to some of Australia’s most compelling cases.

Three years ago, journalist Joey Watson was pulled into the ultimate spy mystery. During the Cold War, the Australian spy agency ASIO was infiltrated by a Soviet mole.

Russian moles, stolen documents, double agents, missing files, Secrets We Keep: Nest of Traitors will take you for a deep dive into the world of spies.

This is not just a tale of covert operations. It’s a journey into the heart of betrayal and deception, where the lines between friend and foe blur.

5. Murder In Apartment 12

It is an all-new original podcast series from Dateline and Keith Morrison. A young beauty queen with a promising future was found murdered in her own apartment, on the brink of her 20th birthday.

The investigation quickly points to her boyfriend, Kevin, who discovered her body. His bloody palm print at the crime scene seems to seal his fate. But is it really that simple?

Whether you’re a true crime enthusiast or simply seeking an enthralling narrative, Murder in Apartment 12 promises to keep you on the edge of your seat.

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