Everyone’s favorite spooky holiday is just around the corner. While you are preparing goodies to hand out to eager tricker treaters or preparing for a couples costume party or even revamping last year’s costume, here are some spooky podcasts to listen to while you are getting ready for Halloween.

Lore: Hosted by author Aaron Mahnke, the Lore podcast uncovers the real-life events that are at the root of our darkest nightmares. Diving deep into the real history behind common folklore, tall tales and hauntings, each episode features a different topic such as vampires, werewolves and body snatchers. Find it: http://www.lorepodcast.com/.

Snap Judgment presents: Spooked: Hosted by Glynn Washington, the Spooked podcast features real-life stories from real people about ghosts, monsters, curses and the unknown. Some episodes include, “Pitch Black,” “The Awakening” and “Innocence Lost.” Find it: http://snapjudgment.org/spooked.

Knifepoint Horror: Using just her voice, Soren Narnia describes tales of supernatural suspense that might be best suited for huddling around a campfire. Despite the low production, the stories can keep listeners on the edge of their seats. Find it: https://knifepointhorror.libsyn.com/.

Anything Ghost: Hosted by Lex Wahl, the Anything Ghost podcast lets the audience share their supernatural experiences with others. Wahl reads personal paranormal experiences and legends sent in via email and callers sharing tales of horror. Each episode features five to 10 stories. Find it: https://anythingghost.libsyn.com/.