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THE TRUTH is fiction -- we make short films without pictures, for your listening pleasure. Our stories ask, "what if, how come, and why not?" They may not have the answer, but they're all looking for the truth. The Truth is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm

THE TRUTH is fiction -- we make short films without pictures, for your listening pleasure. Our stories ask, "what if, how come, and why not?" They may not have the answer, but they're all looking for the truth. The Truth is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm
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THE TRUTH is fiction -- we make short films without pictures, for your listening pleasure. Our stories ask, "what if, how come, and why not?" They may not have the answer, but they're all looking for the truth. The Truth is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm

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Episodes

BONUS: The Fitzroy Diaries

8/7/2019
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A woman walks, baby strapped to her chest, through the streets of Fitzroy and Carlton. As she walks, she notices the way the skyline edges upward, nudged by the cranes of developers. And she notices the history of this place, ever-present, despite those cranes. For this special episode, we present the first two episodes of The Fitzroy Diaries, and eight-episode series produced by the Australian Broadcast Corporation. Fitzroy Diaries was created and written by Lorin Clarke, edited by Sophie...

Duration:00:35:54

Hush Little Baby

7/24/2019
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Joanna thought she was prepared for her new baby. But the baby has plans of her own. Written by Marina Tempelsman Performed by Ann Carr, Erica Schroeder, David Ebert, Katie Hartman, Louis Kornfeld, Leslie Meisel, Erica Hernandez, Ariel Gitlin, Boris Khaykin, and Tallie Medel. The Truth Instagram Twitter

Duration:00:27:08

Moon Graffiti

7/10/2019
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Our story was inspired by a real contingency speech written in 1969 by William Safire for Richard Nixon titled “In Event of Moon Disaster." It was the most listened-to piece on PRX in 2010, and the winner of the 2010 Mark Time Gold Award for Best Science Fiction Audio. Your next stops on the Destination Moon podcrawl: The Flight Deck Podcast GeekWire Sound Effect Stuff You Missed in History Class

Duration:00:21:30

Persuasive Tactics

6/26/2019
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A psychology student must clear her name using the power of persuasion. Written by Mary McDonnell. Performed by Kimberly Chatterjee, Jeff Wucher, Anthony Franqui, Margaret Burrus, Leonard Lyzner, and Nevada Caldwell. The Truth Instagram Twitter

Duration:00:26:07

BONUS: The Shadows

6/12/2019
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For today’s episode, we’re featuring an episode from another podcast: The Shadows. Kaitlin Prest, creator and host of the Prix-Italia winner The Heart, presents the first audio fiction from CBC Podcasts. The Shadows is a story about the anatomy of a relationship: a crush, a choice, a resentment and an end. The Shadows from CBC Podcasts The Truth Instagram Twitter

Duration:00:51:23

The Body Genius, Part 5

5/29/2019
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Questions are answered and blood is spilled backstage at the 15th Annual Octane Awards. Performed by Chris Cafero, Eli James, Damon Ketron, Claire Burns, Chris Kipiniak, Jeremy Bent, Johan Matton, Connor Ratliff, Amy Warren, Ariel Gitlin, Erin Bartley, Jessica Morgan, Jack Frederick, Thomas Whittington, Joanna Bradley, Liz Leimkuhler, Will Martinez, Elana Fishbein, and Stefan Schuette. Written by Hunter Nelson, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell. Our associate producers are Davy Gardner...

Duration:00:30:36

The Body Genius, Part 4

5/15/2019
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The walls close in on Evan, and new revelations shed light on the short, sad career of Wesley Stern. Performed by Chris Cafero, Eli James, Joanna Bradley, Margaret Burrus, Keith Rubin, Michael Cullen, Lila Newman, Rich Armstead, Liz Leimkuhler, Hunter Nelson, Will Martinez, Elana Fishbein, Louis Kornfeld, Ariel Gitlin, Erin Bartley, Jessica Morgan, and Stefan Schuette. Written by Hunter Nelson, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell. Our associate producers are Davy Gardner and Emily...

Duration:00:28:08

The Body Genius, Part 3

5/1/2019
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Clues, conspiracy, and cutting-edge Swedish fitness technology await Evan at the Straffmotor Showroom. Performed by Chris Cafero, Marina Gasparyan, Johan Matton, Liz Leimkuhler, Hunter Nelson, Dennis Pacheco, Linnea Larsdotter, Ellinor DiLorenzo, Conrad Ardelius, and Stefan Schuette. Written by Hunter Nelson, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell. Our associate producer is Davy Gardner. The Truth Instagram Twitter

Duration:00:27:58

The Body Genius, Part 2

4/17/2019
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Evan’s great body and surprisingly decent brain team up to investigate rumors and strange goings-on on the set of “Immortal Cop.” Performed by Chris Cafero, Joanna Bradley, Marina Gasparyan, Alli Brown, T.J. Mannix, Will Martinez, Boris Khaykin, Elana Fishbein, Davy Gardner, Hunter Nelson, and Liz Leimkuhler. Written by Hunter Nelson, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell. Our associate producer is Davy Gardner. The Truth Instagram Twitter

Duration:00:27:28

The Body Genius, Part 1

4/3/2019
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Evan is the most sought after personal trainer in Hollywood. His brain has always been good at bodies. But can it solve a murder? Performed by Chris Cafero, Eli James, Joanna Bradley, Stefan Schuette, Jeremey Bent, Connor Ratliff, Margaret Burrus, Keith Rubin, Jack Frederick, Davy Gardner, Liz Leimkuhler, and Becca Schall. Written by Hunter Nelson, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell. Our associate producer is Davy Gardner. The Truth Instagram Twitter

Duration:00:30:50

The Other Fran

2/27/2019
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When a lawyer (Jo Firestone) attends her 20th high school reunion, a former classmate mistakes her for another person, and nostalgically recounts a shocking and revealing story. Written by Davy Gardner. Performed by Jo Firestone, Caroline Cotter, Margaret Burrus, Casey Jost, Tristan Griffin, Mary McDonnell, Dylan Palladino, and Rick Andrews. The Truth Instagram Twitter

Duration:00:22:10

Meet Cute

2/13/2019
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Kate finally talks to that cute guy at the bowling alley, and he even asks her out on a date. It’s just like a movie romance until something unexpected happens… Written by Becca Schall. Performed by Ariel Gitlin, Amy Lynne Berger, Billy Bob Thompson, Jimmy O’Connell, Susan Jacks, Meredith Burns, Davy Gardner, Taylor Curtis, Mary McDonnell, and Stefan Schuette. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell. Our associate producer is Davy Gardner. The Truth Instagram Twitter

Duration:00:23:31

The Cavern

1/30/2019
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After her husband goes missing while on a tour of Ellsworth Caverns, a woman seeks to uncover the secret of the caves. Written by Luke Burns. Performed by Ann Carr, Rebecca Robles, Max Brand, Ed Herbstman, Danielle Delgado, Louis Kornfeld, Jonathan Nail, Thomas Whittington, Daniel Hubbard, and Rick Andrews. The Truth Instagram Twitter

Duration:00:27:39

The Curse of Numb

1/15/2019
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A modern day hero awakes from a Curse, And looks for adventure. Oh! And there’s verse! Written by Mary McDonnell. Performed by Marisa Brau, Alison Cimmet, Liz Leimkuhler, Rachel Botchan, Alana Raquel Bowers, Will Storie, Stefan Schuette, and Davy Gardner. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell. The Truth Instagram Twitter

Duration:00:23:23

The Unremarkables

12/19/2018
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It's bad enough that Alice and Mort find themselves in their late 50s with no jobs, and ruinous medical debt. But they're also buckling under a feeling of utter insignificance, that the world ignores them. Then their best friends offer them an unexpected solution to their problems. Written by Mac Rogers. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell. http://thetruthpodcast.com

Duration:00:23:39

BONUS: All Your Questions Answered

12/13/2018
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In this special episode, Jonathan Mitchell and Davy Gardner answer listener questions, and talk about how the show is made. "Commitment" was written by Davy Gardner. Performed by Margaret Burrus, Jack Frederick, and Mac Rogers. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell. The Truth Instagram Twitter

Duration:00:33:34

November 31st

12/5/2018
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After a humiliating defeat, an MMA fighter is eager for a rematch. But will the haunting memories of her loss get in the way? Written by Georgie Aldaco and Davy Gadner Performed by Ariana Rodriguez, Taylor Ortega, Chris Thompson, Will Martinez, Nanie Mendez, Thomas Whittington, Ken McGraw, Amadeo Fusca, Erica Hernandez, Pedro Alcocer, Glo Taverez, snd Keith Randolph Smith. http://thetruthpodcast.com

Duration:00:18:10

Murder at Cakery Bakery

11/21/2018
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After murdering an annoying customer in a moment of rage, Meg must finish her bakery shift and destroy the corpse while being haunted by the dead customer’s ghost. Written by Mary McDonnell, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell. Our associate producer is Davy Gardner. Performed by Erin Bartley, Lily Du, Margaret Burrus, Patrick Noth, and Joanna Hausman. http://thetruthpodcast.com

Duration:00:23:49

The Saint of Machine

11/7/2018
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A reality tv producer travels to a small Texas town to find a man who can perform miracles. But there’s no such thing as miracles... right? Written by Louis Kornfeld, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell. Our associate producer is Davy Gardner. http://thetruthpodcast.com

Duration:00:25:12

The Off Season, Part 4

10/22/2018
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“Notes from the Network” As a storm rages outside, a visit from the head of the network complicates Erica's big story and Bruce's attempt at a comeback. A four-part limited series from The Truth. Starring Peter Grosz and Erica Hernandez. Written by Marina & Nicco. Follow us on Instagram @TheTruthFiction and on Twitter @TheTruthFiction

Duration:00:24:34