Everything is Alive

Radiotopia

Everything is Alive is an unscripted interview show in which all the subjects are inanimate objects. In each episode, a different thing tells us its life story--and everything it says is true.

Location:

United States

Networks:

Radiotopia

PRX

Description:

Everything is Alive is an unscripted interview show in which all the subjects are inanimate objects. In each episode, a different thing tells us its life story--and everything it says is true.

Language:

English


Episodes

Miriam and Peter, Playing Cards

11/16/2022
Miriam and Peter are quite a pair. Featuring Peter Grosz & Miriam Tolan. Radiotopia is in the midst of its annual fundraising drive right now. If you’re able, please support the most creative, fulfilling, groundbreaking audio in the world by making a donation here: https://on.prx.org/3NMhYnj

Duration:00:21:56

Sneak Preview: In The Scenes Behind Plain Sight

11/16/2022
Hear the first episode of Ian’s new show: In The Scenes Behind Plain Sight. It’s a rewatch podcast for a TV show that never existed. Radiotopia is in the midst of its annual fundraising drive right now. If you’re able, please support the most creative, fulfilling, groundbreaking audio in the world by making a donation here: https://on.prx.org/3NMhYnj

Duration:00:22:53

Charles, Party Horn

11/2/2022
Charles is a party horn, and he’s just trying to make a name for himself. Featuring Vinny Thomas. Find Vinny on Twitter and Instagram @vinn_ayy. Recorded live on stage at On Air Fest in Brooklyn, New York, with Zach Brown on cello.

Duration:00:18:37

Jes, Baguette

10/19/2022
Jes is a baguette, and they were made to share. Featuring Jes Tom. You can find them on Twitter @jestom and Instagram @jesthekid. You can see their solo standup show “Less Lonely” as part of the New York Comedy Festival November 9th at the Bell House. Tickets and more information here.

Duration:00:18:42

Ginny, Roomba

10/5/2022
Ginny is a Roomba, and she’s been taking it all in. Featuring Ginny Hogan. Find her on Twitter @ginnyhogan_.

Alzo, Rental Car

9/21/2022
Alzo, a rental car, is just trying to find his agency. Featuring Alzo Slade.

Duration:00:24:14

Season Five Trailer

9/14/2022
Everything is Alive returns September 21st.

Duration:00:01:25

Making Trouble: Deleted Scenes from Sal the Sock

2/23/2022
This special episode of Everything is Alive is a part of Radiotopia’s winter fundraiser. Your support helps foster independent, artist-owned podcasts and award-winning stories. Donate today at https://on.prx.org/33dBINE. Thank you! We loved making our “Sal, Sock” episode. Trouble was, there was a lot more Sal than we could fit. So for this special fundraising edition of the show, we present some of his never before heard scenes.

Duration:00:10:47

Sal, Sock

12/15/2021
Sal is a sock. He’s had a good life, but it feels like something’s missing. Featuring Sebastian Conelli.

Duration:00:26:13

The Wait

12/1/2021
A special episode produced in conjunction with Pop-Up Magazine, this is the story of a bike locked to a bike rack a little too long. In June of this year, Pop-Up Magazine placed bicycles at bike racks in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, and you could walk right up to them and hear what they had to say. Featuring Larry Owens.

Duration:00:16:17

Michael, Phone Booth

11/17/2021
Michael is a phone booth, and he’s been on hold for a while. Featuring Michael Kostroff. Additional credits for this episode can be found at everythingisalive.com.

Duration:00:20:19

Anonymous, Mousetrap

11/3/2021
What do you do when the thing you were made to do is the last thing you want to do? Featuring Mel Shimkovitz.

Duration:00:21:23

From the Archives: Annie, Jack O' Lantern

10/27/2021
Our Halloween special! This episode first aired in 2018 and since then it’s delighted and disturbed parents and children alike. If you’ve heard it before (or if you’re scared), you can skip it. Annie is a jack o’ lantern, but she doesn’t want to scare you. Featuring Ann Donley.

Duration:00:25:01

Atsuko, Bagpipes

10/20/2021
Atsuko is a set of bagpipes, and she’s looking for some peace and quiet. Featuring Atsuko Okatsuka. Find her on various socials, her handle is @atsukocomedy.

Duration:00:27:18

Dina, Pacifier

10/5/2021
Dina’s not in a good place, but maybe she’s headed to one. Featuring Dina Hashem. You can find more from Dina on the social media of your choice @dinahashem_.

Duration:00:22:30

Vinny, Vending Machine

9/21/2021
Vinny has been through a lot, and a lot has been through Vinny. Featuring Vinny Thomas. Find more from Vinny on Instagram and Twitter @vinn_ayy.

Duration:00:26:58

Season Four Preview

9/14/2021
A few of the inanimate objects you’ll meet on the new season of Everything is Alive, launching September 22nd.

Duration:00:01:24

Adam, Stool

5/27/2021
Adam has been the stool on stage at a comedy club for a long time. What do you do around standup when you were made for sitting? Adam is played by Adam Burke. Radiotopia is a network of creators who are able to follow their curiosity and tell the stories they care about the most. Show your support for my fellow Radiotopia shows during our Spring Fundraiser. Donate today at https://on.prx.org/3wl9pWn.

Duration:00:26:47

Martin, Paper Towel Dispenser

8/19/2020
Martin is a paper towel dispenser outside a hardware store, and he's wondering how he got there. Featuring Martin Morrow. Martin is a comedian, writer, and improviser in Los Angeles. Follow him on socials at @martinMmorrow and stream his album Magic of the City!

Duration:00:20:06

Maria and Joel

7/22/2020
Part one: Maria is a box of tissues, without much to cry about. Part two: Joel is a water fountain thirsting for more. Featuring Maria Bamford and Joel Kim Booster.

Duration:00:24:19