Spooky season is here. And while some may celebrate the Halloween countdown with decorations and costumes, you can get your "spooky" on in other ways this season, too. If you're not a big fan of horror movies, you might consider indulging in your share of scary stories by downloading horror-themed podcasts. And if you're looking for something a little different than your basic ghost story, these underrated spooky podcasts will keep you scared — and hooked — all October.
If podcasts help you pass the time during your morning commute or long drives, you're not the only one. Podcasts have gained serious traction since their inception, and have been especially popular in the past year, according to The New York Times.In fact, the Times reports that one in three people in the United States listens to at least one podcast every month. And with countless categories from news to music, you can listen to podcasts about virtually any topic at any time. This is especially true of horror podcasts, which are in abundance this season and, quite frankly, all year round.
So whether you're into scary fiction stories or frightening whodunnits we've got you covered with your daily dose of spooky. Here are seven creepy podcasts you can listen to all October long: