7 podcasts like ‘Normal Gossip’ spilling the juiciest everyday tea

Society & Culture October 19, 2022

“Normal Gossip” took the pod-o-sphere by storm by spilling everyday tea about strangers you don’t know and will probably never meet. Host Kelsey McKinney shares banal, funny, odd, and juicy gossip submitted by listeners on weekly episodes.

We’ve gathered several podcasts like “Normal Gossip” that dive into strangers’ lives and share random truths. Buckle up for jaw-dropping tales, sordid stories, and ex-wives unraveling their former husbands’ lies in a series filled with “Dirty John” -esque activity. On our list, tune into shows like “Something Was Wrong,” “Family Secrets,” “Wheel of Misfortune,” and “The Juice with Solomon Georgio” – just to name a few.

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Something Was Wrong

Listen to ‘Something Was Wrong’

Wondery’s “Something Was Wrong” is a documentary series all about abusive relationships, traumatic events, and shocking discoveries. Hear firsthand accounts from victims of domestic assault, physical abuse, emotional abuse, and more disturbing encounters.

It’s… Wagatha Christie

Listen to ‘It’s… Wagatha Christie’

BBC Podcasts’ “It’s… Wagatha Christie” is hosted by comedian Abi Clarke. Episodes covered the Rooney v. Vardy court case, interviewed guests like former Love Island star Anna Vakilli, TV critic Scott Bryan, news correspondents, and more in over 20 episodes.

Family Secrets

Listen to ‘Family Secrets’

Bestselling author Dani Shapiro welcomes guests to share their “Family Secrets” on this weekly series. Everyone has them – from deeply disturbing finds to embarrassing gaffes and traumatic experiences, these discoveries can help us heal and learn life lessons. Tune in for over 140 episodes uncovering astonishing secrets, presented by iHeartPodcasts.

Wheel of Misfortune

Listen to ‘Wheel of Misfortune’

On BBC Radio 5 Live’s “Wheel of Misfortune,” comedians Alison Spittle, Fern Brady, and a slew of guests share hilarious-yet-embarrassing stories. They’re covering terrible dating experiences, schoolyard shenanigans, sex toys gone wrong, hospital horror stories, bad animal experiences, and more in over 70 episodes.

The Juice with Solomon George

The Juice with Solomon Georgio

Listen to ‘The Juice with Solomon Georgio’

Team Coco’s “The Juice with Solomon Georgio” shares everyday gossip from listeners like you. During the pandemic, he tweeted and asked followers for their juiciest gossip, some of which he’s sharing on the podcast. In weekly episodes, Solomon is also joined by comedians, performers, and more to dish their dirt.


Listen to ‘Gossipmongers’

David Earl and Joe Wilkinson are “Gossipmongers,” reading listener-submitted rumors on their podcast. They’ll choose their favorite tidbits from each episode and add them to the Gossip World Cup Finals. The last episodes were released in February, but there are 15 episodes to stream in its archive.

Ex-Wives Undercover

Listen to ‘Ex-Wives Undercover’

Considered worst than “Dirty John,” “Ex-Wives Undercover” uncovers ex-husbands’ stories. Amber and Athena unearth the truth and embark on an adventure to find what was hidden. They’re advocating for justice, rebuilding their lives, and sharing the lessons they’ve learned along the way. In episodes, they’ll share the red flags they missed, interview special guests, and empower listeners.

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