124 episodes

10 Things That Scare Me is a tiny podcast about our biggest fears. In each episode, one person talks. Alone in a room. It could be anyone. It could be you. It’s someone driven by fears that keep them up at night, that define their lives, and inform their choices. This is a podcast about them, about you, about us, and the world we inhabit together.
New episodes every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

10 Things That Scare Me WNYC Studios

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10 Things That Scare Me is a tiny podcast about our biggest fears. In each episode, one person talks. Alone in a room. It could be anyone. It could be you. It’s someone driven by fears that keep them up at night, that define their lives, and inform their choices. This is a podcast about them, about you, about us, and the world we inhabit together.
New episodes every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

    Sarah

    Sarah

    Sarah Haider grew up a devout Muslim, but left the religion as a teenager. Today she is the executive director of Ex Muslims of North America, and her dad is now an atheist.

    Join the "10 Things That Scare Me" conversation, and tell us your fears at 10thingspodcast.org.

    • 7 min
    George

    George

    George Divoky studies the black guillemots of Cooper Island in Alaska. He is also the director of Cooper Island Arctic Research. Divoky tweeted that there is was fresh water on Cooper Island in 2019 because all the multi-year sea ice he has relied on for drinking water over the 45 years of his research has disappeared.

    Join the "10 Things That Scare Me" conversation, and tell us your fears at 10thingspodcast.org.

    • 7 min
    Kent

    Kent

    Kent Bonar lives with his animals in the Ozarks region of Arkansas. Many years ago he started drawing the various plants he encountered on his walks in the woods. Eventually, he had over 3,500 illustrations. In 2017, they were collected in a book published by the University of Arkansas.

    Join the "10 Things That Scare Me" conversation, and tell us your fears at 10thingspodcast.org.

    • 6 min
    Chris T.

    Chris T.

    Chris Thile is a traveling musician and the host of Live From Here from Minnesota Public Radio. He told us his son Cal is named after the comic strip character Calvin in Calvin and Hobbes.

    Join the "10 Things That Scare Me" conversation, and tell us your fears at 10thingspodcast.org.

    • 5 min
    Mara

    Mara

    Mara Wilson is a former child actor and host of the podcast What Are You Afraid Of.

    Join the "10 Things That Scare Me" conversation, and tell us your fears at 10thingspodcast.org.

    • 4 min
    Liz

    Liz

    Liz is a listener who called in to us from the suburbs of Chicago where she makes her living driving a book mobile.

    Join the "10 Things That Scare Me" conversation, and tell us your fears at 10thingspodcast.org.

    • 3 min

Customer Reviews

Rachel, Brisbane, Australia ,

Bite-sized episodes that make you feel less alone

There is something very comforting about hearing someone list ten fears. I was immediately inspired to do my own list. Lots of variety in the guests, nice bite-sized listen.

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