Bailey Sarian, MrBallen, Kendall Rae, and more YouTubers with spine-chilling true crime podcasts

True Crime July 20, 2022

We’ve rounded up several podcasts by YouTubers who have brought their true crime content to the podcast space. Hear from professional makeup artist Bailey Sarian, former Navy Seal MrBallen, and YouTubers like Kendall Rae bringing awareness to victims and their families. Kendall also co-hosts a series going beyond crime to explore unexplained phenomena, mysteries, and more.

“Lights Out” shares true crime stories, UFO abduction reports, and paranormal tales. Hear Stephanie Soo deep-dive into crimes, killers’ psychology, cold cases, and other dark stories on “Rotten Mango.” Many of these podcasts have video versions on YouTube in case you’d also like to watch the episodes.

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MrBallen Podcast: Strange, Dark, and Mysterious Stories

Listen to ‘MrBallen Podcast: Strange, Dark, and Mysterious Stories’

Immersive storyteller and former US Navy Seal MrBallen releases audio versions of his true crime YouTube series with “MrBallen Podcast: Strange, Dark, and Mysterious Stories.” Tune in on Thursdays for stories from his channel. On Mondays, check out new episodes only available in podcast form.

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True Crime with Kendall Rae

Listen to ‘True Crime with Kendall Rae’

Mile Higher Media & Audioboom Studios present “True Crime with Kendall Rae,” hosted by the true crime content creator. With her YouTube channel, Kendall brings attention to the cases and spreads awareness for victims and their families. Tune in for podcast versions of her YouTube series where Kendall is known for her empathetic approach when sharing cases. Kendall hopes her content will help serve justice. Kendall also co-hosts “Mile Higher” and “The Sesh.”

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Mile Higher

Listen to ‘Mile Higher’

On “Mile Higher,” hear husband and wife Josh Thomas and Kendall Rae unpack true crimes, unexplained phenomena, conspiracy theories, metaphysics, ancient civilizations, and news left out of mainstream narratives on weekly episodes. Check out over 200 episodes on topics like Christian Andreacchio’s mysterious death, Marvin Heemeyer’s “Killdozer” spree, the Coachella Valley Murders, Walt Disney conspiracy theories, ranking the world’s dumbest criminals according to the hosts, and more.

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Behind You

Listen to ‘Behind You’

YouTuber Hailey Elizabeth jumps into scary and unexpected stories on “Behind You,” translating everything fans love about her videos to the podcast space. On weekly episodes, hear about an obsession that led to murder, Darlene Gentry’s case, and more chilling crimes.

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Rotten Mango

Listen to ‘Rotten Mango’

Stephanie Soo & Ramble present “Rotten Mango,” a true crime and spooky story podcast. In fully-detailed episodes, you’ll hear about cold cases, lesser-known criminals, the psychology of killers, and many more crimes in new semiweekly episodes.

Murder, Mystery, & Makeup with Bailey Sarian

Murder, Mystery & Makeup with Bailey Sarian

Listen to ‘Murder, Mystery & Makeup with Bailey Sarian’

Bailey Sarian combines her passion for true crime and makeup expertise on her popular YouTube channel and podcasts. On Audioboom Studios’ “Murder, Mystery & Makeup with Bailey Sarian,” hear about topics ranging from “cannibals to cover-ups.” Tune in for episodes on the Tulsa Race Massacre, The Night Stalker, the Amato murders, a disappearance in Missouri, and more in weekly episodes.

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Dark History

Listen to ‘Dark History’

Also hosted by Bailey Sarian, Audioboom Studios’ “Dark History” shares dark topics left out of your typical high school history classes. Episodes delve into US and world history covering topics like the AIDS Epidemic, lobotomies, boybands, diet culture, the circus, and student loans – just to name a few. There are episodes on Hollywood’s golden age, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, fake news, The Radium Girls, and many more.

Crime Weekly

Listen to ‘Crime Weekly’

Retired police detective/private investigator Derrick Levasseur and true crime YouTuber Stephanie Harlowe host Audioboom Studios’ “Crime Weekly.” They’re deep-diving into cases they’ve personally and professionally researched. Episodes also dole out safety tips and insight for y’all to stay safe out there. Tune in for multi-part episodes on cases like The Springfield Three, Danielle Redlick, Brittanee Drexel, and JonBenét Ramsey.

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Crime After Crime

Listen to ‘Crime After Crime’

John Lordan and Danelle Hallan host “Crime After Crime” and go head-to-head in sharing the best true crime stories. The winner is determined by listeners’ votes and you can check out new, monthly episodes. For more true crime content, check out the YouTubers’ channels.

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Lights Out

Listen to ‘Lights Out’

Mile Higher Media presents “Lights Out,” a dark true crime and paranormal podcast hosted by Josh Thomas. Every Friday, new episodes cover twisted stories dealing with hauntings, serial killers, alien abductions, demonic possessions, and more.

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