Best True Stories podcasts — Where fact is more fascinating than fiction (Updated August 2017; image)
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This American Life
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This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 stations. Another 2.5 million people download the weekly podcast. It is hosted by Ira Glass, produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by PRX The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards.
 
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Snap Judgment
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Dramatic tales, killer beats and the edgiest new talent in storytelling come together for a weekly radio hour hosted by Glynn Washington.
 
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Serial
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Serial is a podcast from the creators of This American Life, hosted by Sarah Koenig. Serial unfolds one story - a true story - over the course of a whole season. The show follows the plot and characters wherever they lead, through many surprising twists and turns. Sarah won't know what happens at the end of the story until she gets there, not long before you get there with her. Each week she'll bring you the latest chapter, so it's important to listen in, starting with Episode 1. New episode ...
 
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the memory palace
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The Moth
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Since its launch in 1997, The Moth has presented thousands of true stories, told live and without notes, to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Since 2008, The Moth podcast has featured many of our favorite stories told live on Moth stages around the country. For informa ...
 
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Criminal
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Criminal is a podcast about crime. Not so much the "if it bleeds, it leads," kind of crime. Something a little more complex. Stories of people who've done wrong, been wronged, and/or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. We are a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
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Death, Sex & Money
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A podcast hosted by Anna Sale about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Email the show at deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.
 
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Revisionist History
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Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time. From Panoply Media. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.
 
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RISK!
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If you like The Moth, This American Life or Snap Judgment, take a walk on the wilder side with RISK! Your colorful host Kevin Allison (of the legendary comedy group The State) helms this surprisingly uncensored show where people tell jaw-dropping true stories they never thought they'd dare to share in public. RISK! is hilarious, heart-wrenching and remarkably real. Think you've heard it all? Fasten your seatbelt.
 
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Love + Radio
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Nick van der Kolk’s Love and Radio features in-depth, otherworldly-produced interviews with an eclectic range of subjects, from the seedy to the sublime. Get inside the mind of a rogue taxidermist. Find out what it’s like to experience a stroke firsthand. Or spend time with an artist who gives away her life savings every night. You’ve never heard anything like it before. Love+Radio is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
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The Mortified Podcast
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The Mortified Podcast is a storytelling series where adults share the embarrassing things they created as kids—diaries, letters, lyrics & beyond—in front of total strangers. PS: It totally likes you. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
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Modern Love
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Stories of love, loss and redemption
 
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Mystery Show
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A podcast about mysteries, hosted by Starlee Kine. From Gimlet.
 
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Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People
 
1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! T ...
 
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StoryCorps
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Some podcasts cover politics, others pop culture — the StoryCorps podcast covers the human heart. At the center of each episode is a StoryCorps interview, a candid, unscripted conversation between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship. When the world seems out of hand, tune in to StoryCorps and be reminded of the things that matter most. Learn more at StoryCorps.org.
 
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Heavyweight
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Maybe you’ve laid awake imagining how it could have been, how it might yet be, but the moment to act was never right. Well, the moment is here and the podcast making it happen is Heavyweight. Join Jonathan Goldstein for road trips, thorny reunions, and difficult conversations as he backpedals his way into the past like a therapist with a time machine. From Gimlet Media.
 
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The Lapse Storytelling Podcast
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See with your ears. The Lapse’s award-winning audio wonderment thrusts listeners headlong into true stories as they transpire. Whether trapped in a touring carnival, running a marathon across Antarctica, or accidentally joining a cult, experience stories as diverse as they are fascinating. Beautifully edited and rich in sound, this is The Lapse.
 
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Strangers
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From Lea Thau, Peabody award-winning producer and creator of The Moth Podcast and The Moth Radio Hour, comes her new storytelling baby, Strangers, part of KCRW’s Independent Producer Project. Each episode is an empathy shot in your arm, featuring true stories about the people we meet, the connections we make, the heartbreaks we suffer, the kindnesses we encounter, and those frightful moments when we discover that WE aren’t even who we thought we were. Strangers is a proud member of Radiotopi ...
 
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Outlook
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Extraordinary first person stories from around the world
 
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Radio Diaries
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First-person diaries, sound portraits, and hidden chapters of history from Peabody Award-winning producer Joe Richman and the Radio Diaries team. From teenagers to octogenarians, prisoners to prison guards, bra saleswomen to lighthouse keepers. The extraordinary stories of ordinary life. Radio Diaries is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm
 
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Undone
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When big news happens, the world tunes in and then moves on. But often the stories we thought were over haven’t really ended; they were the beginning of something else. Undone is a new show from Gimlet Media that digs up the surprising things that happened when we weren’t looking.
 
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Conversations
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Spend an hour in someone else's life each weekday. 'Conversations with Richard Fidler' draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.
 
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The Kitchen Sisters Present
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The Kitchen Sisters Present… Stories from the b-side of history. Lost recordings, hidden worlds, people possessed by a sound, a vision, a mission. The episodes tell deeply layered stories, lush with interviews, field recordings and music. From powerhouse producers The Kitchen Sisters (Hidden Kitchens, The Hidden World of Girls, The Sonic Memorial Project, Lost & Found Sound, Fugitive Waves and coming soon… The Keepers). “The Kitchen Sisters have done some of best radio stories ever broadcast ...
 
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Dear Sugars
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The universe has good news for the lost, lonely and heartsick. The Sugars are here, speaking straight into your ears. Hosted by the original Sugars, Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond, the podcast fields all your questions — no matter how deep or dark — and offers radical empathy in return. Send your letters to dearsugars@nytimes.com.
 
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The Secret Room
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There's a new place to share secrets. Join Ben Hamm and Dahlia Beta as they explore the stories no one ever tells. Welcome to The Secret Room.
 
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Upvoted by Reddit
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Thousands of unique stories are happening on Reddit everyday, propelling people and ideas to an audience of millions. But what happens after those posts go up? What happened leading up to it? Upvoted gives these stories—from the seemingly ordinary to the extraordinary—the creative space to expand, breathe, and grow. Learn more by going beyond the upvote and see what makes Reddit so remarkable.
 
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Backseat Rider
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Journalist Anthony Ponce goes from the bright lights of a major news network to behind the wheel of a ride-share car, bringing you the real life stories of his passengers. From businessmen and baristas to strippers and students... hear the unique worldviews of people from all walks of life, as Anthony and his riders navigate the streets of Chicago. (interviews are recorded with full knowledge and consent).
 
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Tell The Bartender - A Storytelling Podcast
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Tell The Bartender is a storytelling podcast hosted by Katharine Heller
 
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Ear Hustle
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Ear Hustle brings you stories of life inside prison, shared and produced by those living it. The podcast is a partnership between Earlonne Woods and Antwan Williams, currently incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison, and Nigel Poor, a Bay Area artist. The team works in San Quentin’s media lab to produce stories that are sometimes difficult, often funny and always honest, offering a nuanced view of people living within the American prison system.
 
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FOUND
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Have you ever found a note on the ground, maybe meant for someone else? Help Davy Rothbart solve these mysteries on the FOUND Podcast, where we explore personal stories of love, loss, hope, transformation and aspiration through the lens of lost and found notes --with the power of humor and music. You can see these notes, and more, on the FOUND App on iOS, and help us solve the mysteries behind them as part of a global community art project. New full episodes every other Wednesday, with updat ...
 
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UnFictional
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UnFictional is a program of storytellers and documentaries that cover the ground between the sophisticated and the profane. Audiences will hear captivating stories of real life told by writers and performers with a talent for tales that will suck you in. The program also features documentaries created by the most talented producers from around the country. UnFictional is one part of the Independent Producer Project , an initiative to cultivate and support the work of independent radio produc ...
 
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Life Changing Stories
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The Stories That Will Change Your Life
 
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Home of the Brave
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Home of the Brave: new and old stories from "This American Life" contributor Scott Carrier.
 
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That Story Show – clean comedy
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Hilarious Real-life Stories for the Whole Family
 
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Trust the Random
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A conversation about how random circumstances or coincidences lead people down different paths to better lives through interviews with great people.
 
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Simon Mayo's Confessions
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Simon Mayo considers listeners' darkest secrets and worst misdemeanours, as they beg for his forgiveness.Will Simon and his collective be merciful?
 
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Work in Progress
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Behind every working human, there’s a story. Work in Progress is a new show about the meaning and identity we find in work. Each week, hear stories of personal ambition and debilitating insecurities, great successes and abject failures, the plans we make and the luck that…happens. Hosted by Dan Misener, produced by Slack. Follow along @slackstories or slack.com/podcast
 
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Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids
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Remembering the good, the bad, and the awkward parts of growing up
 
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Radio Diaries
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First-person diaries, sound portraits, and hidden chapters of history from Peabody Award-winning producer Joe Richman and the Radio Diaries team. From teenagers to octogenarians, prisoners to prison guards, bra saleswomen to lighthouse keepers. The extraordinary stories of ordinary life. Radio Diaries is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm
 
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The Untold
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Grace Dent presents a series documenting the untold dramas of 21st-century Britain.
 
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Funny, Cuz It's True
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Stories. Everybody’s got them. Funny, Cuz It’s True hosted by writer/comedian Kevin McGeehan is a bi-monthly storytelling show recorded LIVE at The Second City Hollywood in Los Angeles. People sign up on the night of the show and are randomly selected to come up on stage and tell a five-minute, TRUE story based on the theme of the night. This podcast is a mixed bag of some of the best ones.
 
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Story Club
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Each week, we bring you stories told live from the Story Club chair at the Giant Dwarf Theatre in Sydney.
 
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Stories We Don't Tell
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Join Paul Dore, Brianne Benness and Stefan Hostetter as they debrief their candid monthly storytelling event. Tune in each week for an authentic story and an exploration of what makes a good workshop, story and event.
 
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Everything Is Stories
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An ongoing audio survey of individuals who have experienced transcendence and/or power of the will. No story will be considered too troubled, no atmosphere too strange. Needed: tales from the underground, the underdog, the outlaw, and the outcast. Genuine characters of all kinds welcome. Everything Is Stories explores unconventional narratives of the past and present to preserve the eccentric, the authentic, and the personal. Produced by Garrett Crowe, Mike Martinez, and Tyler Wray. For dial ...
 
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Lancaster Story Slam podcast
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A monthly podcast featuring three stories chosen from live Story Slams in Lancaster, PA. Learn more at LancasterStorySlam.com.
 
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The Beginning of the End
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WDET's original podcast featuring stories about when, how and why things end, told by the people who have to live with what happens next.
 
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A show in the tradition of This American Life. Sort of. It's different, obviously.
 
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STORIES THAT NEED TO BE TOLD by Mike Young
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Comedian/Writer/Director Mike Young (My Man Is A Loser, A Stand Up Guy & The Young American Comedy Tour) invites you to hear his Stories That Need To Be Told. This bingeable podcast chronicles the up's and down's of being an entertainer whose life would be perfect if his career and social successes could ever match. Listen to stories about making movies, famous friends, beautiful women, family, writing, pitching televisions shows to networks, single life, traveling the country for comedy, Lo ...
 
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A Story Not Forgotten
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Our goal is simple; to capture interesting life stories. Each episode our guests will share a memorable story from their life.Presented by Capturing Legacies Inc. (http://CapturingLegacies.com)Produced by Al Del Degan (http://aduro.ca)Hosted by Liam Rathgeber (http://trathoriginals.com)Music by Tony Del Degan (https://www.patreon.com/gandersphere)Subscribe on iTunesSubscribe on Android
 
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Steppin Out Radio
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Listen to real people with gripping, true stories of real life. Not only is this an amazingly compelling show, It’s socially responsible, entertaining and resonates with people of all ages, lifestyles and backgrounds.
 
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Antonio Ruiz Gomar was in a Mexican prison when he formed a rock band with fellow inmates. Los Segregados became so popular that they were allowed to tour while still serving their sentences. Clayton Conn reports from Mexico City.Image: Antonio Ruiz Gomar with his drumsCredit: Clayton Conn
 
17-year-old Maya is struggling with anorexia. Her life at home is volatile and her A levels are looming. It will mean the world to her if she can do well in these exams, but she can't concentrate to revise. Anorexia has been explosive within the family and Maya captures, with a raw honesty, the agonising rows they have. Combining extremely cand ...…
 
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Tell The Bartender - A Storytelling Podcast
 
In this Episode: Maggie's brother, who has Asperger's Syndrome, ended up in solitary confinement while in jail after an incident at his group home. She opens up about the complicated and flawed legal system in America, and how it often fails people with special needs. Then The Bartender shares some thoughts about Charlottesville, allyship, and ...…
 
Brandon Vogt, best selling author and content director for Bishop Robert Barron, shares how he is bringing clarity to tough current social and moral issues today through ClaritasU. In this interview, Brandon shares why he developed ClaritasU and why we all should be seeking clarity on these issues. To enroll in ClaritasU (enrollement is open on ...…
 
In lieu of your standard end-of-summer re-run, here is a very special re-run. No! Wait! I mean it. It's pretty cool. Here's the thing: Todavia, a new literary publisher in Brazil has just put out a book of Memory Palace stories translated into Brazilian Portuguese. (Purchasable world-wide through this site, if you happen to be interested), This ...…
 
Robyn Pratt woke up in hospital after an operation, with no idea who she was (R)
 
Bill is an alcoholic. Both sides of his family were filled with drinkers, but Bill grew up a successful young man. He went to college on scholarship and even while at school never touched alcohol. His first drink didn’t come until the age of 22. Bill went to his first bar then, and drank 13 drinks just to see what it was like. He found himself ...…
 
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The Secret Room
 
Elaine’s secret has cost her a job. It’s cost her friends too. Today she tells us about her trips to the mental ward and the toll it’s taken on her life. Pictures: The memory board at her office that has momentos of her visits to the mental wards. Also a picture of the 15 diaries she wrote during one difficult stay. facebook.com/secretroompod. ...…
 
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This American Life
 
One of our producers, Neil Drumming, has recently become fascinated with Afrofuturism. It's more than sci-fi. It’s a way of looking at black culture that’s fantastic, creative, and oddly hopeful—which feels especially urgent during a time without a lot of optimism. Featuring the new song "The Deep" by clppng. Original artwork by Paul Davey. Cli ...…
 
Find out why you should never mess with Maria. The diaries of a rebellious Jersey Girl growing up in the 80s. The Mortified Podcast is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Listen to all episodes @ getmortified.com
 
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THC The Human Collection Podcast
 
This week I'm going to share a song I wrote on guitar a long time ago. "Gerald Littleless" was inspired after a wine fueled conversation with an old friend's dad about 25 years ago. During a wedding reception we sat away from the crowd and he proceeded to go into detail about his time in Vietnam...completely blew my mind and humbled me. Unfortu ...…
 
As a child, Sue didn’t know her desire to eat certain foods was an illness. Sue remembers hovering around candy dishes, and taking way more than her share of special holiday treats. Much like other addicts, Sue tried to keep up appearances. She did well in school and didn’t look like your stereotypical addict; she was clean-cut and while by no ...…
 
It’s never easy to talk to our romantic partners about their bodies, especially when it’s about weight. The Sugars, along with the writer Ashley C. Ford, answer letters from people questioning their relationships because of major changes in their partners’ bodies.
 
The Freedom Riders of 1961 rode public buses into the American South to protest peacefully for equality, these are some of their stories.Image: Freedom BusCredit: William Lovelace/Express/Getty Images
 
Claire is a food addict, which she says is a bit different from being a “Overeater.” They are not overeaters, often, but they use food and its ingredients as a drug. Claire says anything floury would relieve her stress, give her confidence, and calm her anxiety. She would also suffer withdrawals if she wasn’t eating certain foods. She remembers ...…
 
At the turn of the century, Carry Nation was “America’s foremost lady hellraiser” and "the apostle of reform violence.” In her own words, she was "a bulldog running along at the feet of Jesus, barking at what He doesn't like." We liked her hatchet pins so much, we thought we'd try to make some of our own. They say "CRIMINAL" on the handle. Get ...…
 
Ladies and Gentlemen: Jack, Part 2, in which there will be guns and fear and roses and magic. There will be frat boys and homeless ladies, sweet clowns, and sad selves. Above all, there will be Jack. He will be nimble and he will be bold.
 
On the next Snap..."High Crimes and Misdemeanors. When your back is against the wall and you're all out of options, you don't want to break the law...but it wants to break you. Featuring the story of an imprisoned Iranian fiancee and a personal story from the Daily Show's Hasan Minhaj.
 
Robert drank and drugged for 36 years before choosing sobriety. Coming from Los Angeles’ South Central neighborhood and a mixed Hispanic and Native American family in which alcohol was central to daily life. While he had tastes of alcohol as a young child, his first drink by choice came at the age of 8 when he learned his parents were divorcing ...…
 
Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston nearly missed out on a career in the military
 
Raoul is a 15 year-old young man in recovery. His favorite drug to use was marijuana. He began experiencing marijuana at age 3, as his father would smoke it and he would get a contact high. At age 11, Raoul and his friend decided to get high, and they were able to do so by stealing from his father’s stash. For his 13th birthday, he got so high ...…
 
In 1945, Willie McGee was accused of raping a white woman. The all-white jury took less than three minutes to find him guilty and McGee was sentenced to death. Over the next six years, the case went through three trials and sparked international protests and appeals. But in 1951, McGee was put to death in Mississippi’s traveling electric chair. ...…
 
In 1945, Willie McGee was accused of raping a white woman. The all-white jury took less than three minutes to find him guilty and McGee was sentenced to death. Over the next six years, the case went through three trials and sparked international protests and appeals. But in 1951, McGee was put to death in Mississippi’s traveling electric chair. ...…
 
Palaeontologist Jack Horner found the first dinosaurs egg in the Western hemisphere. Plus, he's served as the technical advisor for all of the Jurassic Park films. All this despite the fact that Jack was unable to finish his studies because of his severe dyslexia.Credit Kevin Winter / Getty
 
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Revisionist History
 
What is a son’s obligation to his father? Revisionist History is presented by Blue Apron and Zip Recruiter.
 
The fairies of Ireland's folk culture were capricious twilight creatures who could bestow favour or grave misfortune (R)
 
Yoni’s first AA meeting was at age 13. He might just be the youngest person in recovery, ever. Yoni says his behavior was horrible as a young child, which he now thinks he did because he felt like a loner, that he never fit in. Growing up in a religious Jewish family, alcohol was a mainstay of family and Sabbath dinners. That’s where would drin ...…
 
Pat grew up in a drinking family. Mom and Dad were always consuming alcohol, and at a very age he saw its destructive nature. He promised himself when he grew up he would never drink at home. And so when Pat did become of age, he did all his drinking in bars. Alcohol cost Pat a number of marriages and it ruined his own family, just as his paren ...…
 
Cynthia Nixon ("The Last Boy in New York," "A Quiet Passion") reads an essay about two grown siblings raised in the Mennonite church and their decision to come out to their 95-year-old father.
 
Davy is joined by PhD historian Patrick Wyman, host of Tides of History, to talk finds from the past, popstars, and recording with the AC off. Plus, a preview of Tides of History. Never miss an episode of Tides of history, subscribe today: https://smarturl.it/TOH
 
Rohan Marley grew up in the shadow of a star: his father, reggae legend Bob Marley. When Bob died from cancer in 1981, Rohan went off the rails. He ended up skipping school and was eventually expelled. He got his life back on track and went on to become a star in American football. After embracing Rastafarianism, he left sport and ended up star ...…
 
Peoples' nicknames can go one of two ways: affection or ridicule. In this episode, Anthony and his riders deconstruct their nicknames: who thought of them? What do they mean? How have they impacted our lives? You'll hear from passengers with nicknames they both love and loathe. -BACKSEAT RIDER FACEBOOK COMMUNITY: https://t.co/qaFOi6W0Zl-BACKSEA ...…
 
In 2013, podcast producer Rachel Ward's husband, Steve, died unexpectedly. She was 32, and he was 35. Being widowed is painful under any circumstances, but Rachel says that she went through an unusual kind of grief and confusion after losing her husband at such a young age. "I felt like I re-experienced adolescence after Steve died," she says. ...…
 
John Cann's family performed snake shows in Sydney for almost a century (R)
 
Bob’s use Crystal Meth stems from a desire to be accepted. He is the gay son of southern Baptist blue-collar military parents. They could not understand him, and Bob never felt as if he really belonged with his family. One day with his parents gone, he swiped a drink from the liquor cabinet, which he says made him feel “good.” By the sixth grad ...…
 
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A FACE PROJECT
 
SUMMARY: Has letting go or surrendering ever been a challenge for you? Do you practice yoga? Is spiritual connection and growth important to you? You are Chelsea. MENTIONS: Podcast Movement 2017 - http://podcastmovement.com/ Photos: Instagram @jenningsphoto - https://www.instagram.com/jenningsphoto/ NOTES: [1:10] Summer vacation, plus the timel ...…
 
Pat is back to present a brand new show from Gimlet Media called The Nod. Hosted by best friends Brittany Luse and Eric Eddings (who reported the Undone episode The Deacons) The Nod gleefully explores all the beautiful, complicated dimensions of Black life. This episode will especially appeal to fans of Undone as Brittany and Eric look back at ...…
 
On this special 500th episode of the podcast, we dig through our archives and pick some of our favorite stories that have been shared on The Moth stage. Catherine Burns, The Moth’s Artistic Director, and George Dawes Green, The Moth founder, join Dan Kennedy in hosting. Storytellers: Shannon Cason, Erin Barker, Kate Braestrup, and Taylor Negron.…
 
With the total solar eclipse coming up, an encore presentation of this episode about people who have their eyes on the stars, from a street-corner astronomer to an astronaut.
 
Ten years ago, the trial of Canada's most prolific serial killer opened in Vancouver. The case dated back to the 1990's when Detective Constable Lorimer Shenher was charged with investigating the disappearances of sex workers in the area. After several tip offs Lorimer became convinced that pig farmer Robert Pickton was the man responsible. But ...…
 
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Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People
 
Having dealt with mental health issues and an eating disorder this caller now helps others confront those problems. She tells Chris about the repercussions of coming out in a small town, and the two discuss their strategies for dealing with anxiety, including the best funny animal videos on YouTube.This episode is brought to you by Talkspace (w ...…
 
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RISK!
 
Our 350th episode. Kevin checks in about the state of the union. Then Rocky Wing, Dave Terruso and Donna Bailey share about an illicit romance, some iffy priests, and a Margot who had no time for silent t's.
 
Sarah Percy on how piracy has become a lucrative business, funded by the insurance designed to protects ships against it
 
Adam never used drugs as a child due to a strange desire always be a “good kid.” But that desire soon gave way to a desire to “be bad.” Entering the college years, he and friends at nightclubs decide to take pills given to them by complete strangers. The drugs were the designer pills popular in the nightclubs of New York City, like ecstasy and ...…
 
Advertising executive Juan Carlos Ortiz grew up in the Colombian capital of Bogota, a country which has suffered decades of armed conflict and has long been among the major producers of illegal drugs such as cocaine. Juan Carlos ran a campaign against the addictive qualities of cocaine, and made powerful enemies of Farc guerillas who relied on ...…
 
One day, when Alice was 15, she discovered Japanese Rock music - and discovered a post from a girl called Mimei about an obscure J Rock band. They started talking online - and over the years the relationship developed as the world's online platforms developed - through blogging, online messenger services, social media and video calls.Alice tell ...…
 
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Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids
 
Ivy puts a flashlight in her mouth, Alex shares a jealous teen love letter, Jasmin kisses a boy in Stanley Park, and much more. Recorded live at the Rio Theatre in Vancouver. Show notes Support GRTTWaK. Become a patron. Photos from our Vancouver event Rate or review GRTTWaK in iTunes Join the email newsletter Upcoming live events Music by Podin ...…
 
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THC The Human Collection Podcast
 
TIME FOR CLASS! Ever wonder what you have forgotten? Sometimes we need to go "back to school" and re-read the directions. In this episode we talk about learning and re-learning. It's back to school time and we can all use some more schooling!
 
A former Melbournian reflects on the characters and charms of her adopted city (R)
 
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