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An intimate journey into the hidden lives of ordinary people. Welcome to The Secret Room, a podcast about the true stories no one ever tells.

An intimate journey into the hidden lives of ordinary people. Welcome to The Secret Room, a podcast about the true stories no one ever tells.
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New York, NY

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An intimate journey into the hidden lives of ordinary people. Welcome to The Secret Room, a podcast about the true stories no one ever tells.

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English

Contact:

202-656-8080


Episodes

96. Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll

9/17/2019
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A 2 a.m. phone call plunged Lindsay into a deep hole of sex and drugs. She confesses for the first time in 17 years the terrible path she traveled and the things she had to do get her fix. See pictures of Lindsay with the Journey CD, Kyle and her BFF. Also the parkade where her story began. They're waiting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Search @secretroompod. BETTER HELP Get 10 percent off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. BUFFY For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit...

Duration:00:43:41

95. Death Row Devotion

9/3/2019
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Jen feels empathy for a convicted murderer she saw on a reality TV show. Find out what happens when love blossoms on Death Row, and the one thing that Todd did that devastated her. See pictures of Jenn, Todd and a letter he sent her with the prison's stamp on it. They're waiting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Search @secretroompod. BETTER HELP Get 10 percent off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. NATIVE Get 20 percent off your first purchase by going to nativedeodorant.com...

Duration:00:51:51

94. A Fox's Tale

8/20/2019
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Bird did something terrible on her way home from work one day. It impacted a lot of lives, and she told a lie so that she wouldn’t be blamed for what she did. See pictures of Bird, David and Ethan. Also a picture in the junk yard of Bird's terribly, terribly smashed car. They're waiting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Search @secretroompod. FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Join our new fan page! Click here or search for the group and ask to join. All are welcome. :) BETTER HELP Get 10% off...

Duration:00:53:31

93. The Fox's Den

8/6/2019
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Shelley tells us about how an invitation to a closed bar landed her in jail, and much worse. That night still haunts her eight years on. Shelley sent pictures of her at Derrick’s bar; with her "piece of shit car;” and with her “gay hubs” John. See them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Search @secretroompod. FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Join our new fan page! Click here or search for the group and ask to join. All are welcome. :) NOOM What do you have to lose? Visit noom.com/secret to...

Duration:00:49:12

92. Guilt Born of Innocence

7/23/2019
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“My secret is I feel ashamed about something my parents made me do when I was a kid. I'm really lucky my cousin survived it.” See Mark and his brothers a couple of years after our story on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Search @secretroompod. FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Join our new fan page! Click here or search for the group and ask to join. All are welcome. :) BUFFY Thanks Buffy. For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code secret. BETTER HELP Thanks Better...

Duration:00:31:05

91. Hidden Face

7/9/2019
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A young woman tells us why she alters her appearance. Her friends, classmates, teachers and even her boyfriend don't know what she really looks like. The reason she hides her appearance will surprise you. See Jane's old and new wigs on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Also see the gym where her truth was revealed. Search @secretroompod. FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Join our new fan page! Click here or search for the group and ask to join. All are welcome. :) NATIVE Thanks Native. Get 20%...

Duration:00:50:44

90. On the Lam

6/25/2019
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"My name is Sarah and my secret is I went on the run from the law when I was 17; I spent some time in jail, but thanks to a twist my criminal record isn’t connected to me. Some might say I’m still on the lam…but I don’t see how it could catch up to me…" BETTER HELP Thanks Better Help. Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret NOOM What do you have to lose? Visit noom.com/secret to start your trial today. PODCAST TEAM Susie Lark, Sachelle Brooks and Alessandro Nigro. The...

Duration:00:57:40

89. Grave Legacy

6/11/2019
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Kendall keeps her sick ex-husband's secret from their daughter. She only knows half of it, and revealing even that could have dire consequences. Should she tell the part she knows or let him take his secret to the grave? GREEN CHEF Go to GreenChef.us/secret75 for a total of $75 off, that’s $25 off each of your first 3 boxes of GreenChef BUFFY Thanks Buffy. For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code SECRET. PICTURES Kendall sent pictures of her and her husband...

Duration:00:26:55

88. Objectum Sexual

5/28/2019
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Joey comes out to family about a sexual orientation that is unlike any other. Joey falls in romantic love with objects. BUFFY Thanks Buffy. For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code SECRET. PICTURES See Joey and Robotroll together. Robotroll's pink shock of hair is something to behold. We also have an image of the Objectum Sexual pride flag. They're waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Our handle on each is @SecretRoomPod. PODCAST TEAM Susie...

Duration:00:40:55

87. My Fake Science

5/14/2019
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Thomas tells us how his father's high expectations led him to pursue a demanding career he neither wanted nor was highly skilled at. At a pivotal moment at university he made a calamitous choice that undid years of study and nearly wrecked his career. PICTURES See Thomas in selfie mode, the text about his former classmate and the journal he uses in his new career to track data. They're waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Our handle on each is @SecretRoomPod. PODCAST...

Duration:00:32:51

86. My Catfish Wrecked Me

4/30/2019
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Brie let her catfish into some dark corners of her life - at her own peril. And when she tells you her catfish’s real identity, the truth will astound you as much as it did Brie. LIVELY Thanks Lively! Get $10 off your first order by visiting: wearlively.com/secret and enter SECRET at checkout. Only available in US. STORYWORTH Thanks also to StoryWorth. Get $20 off when you subscribe at StoryWorth.com/secret PICTURES See Brie's catfish and the very bathroom where Brie's cousin Malcom...

Duration:00:59:36

85. I Was a Teenage Catfish

4/16/2019
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Amber catfished teenage boys for three years. But can a catfish have real feelings? And if she does, how does that work out? Amber tells us who she talked to and how she pulled it off. THE TRAIL WENT COLD Hear Ben on The Trail Went Cold Ep 120. It's about the unsolved murder of Amber Tuccaro. PICTURES See the drawing JD composed to express his love for Amber. Also see Amber in her catfish years and as the woman she is today. They're waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and...

Duration:00:34:35

84. The Only Survivor

4/2/2019
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What’s the worst thing a loved one has ever done to you? Rachel tells us about two relationships that collide and the terrible things that people are capable of. Thanks to Care/of for supporting The Secret Room. For 50% off your first Care/of order, visit takecareof.com and enter promo code secret50. PICTURES See Rachel and Justin during happy times. Also an image of Rachel’s phone as she’s playing Justin’s voicemail on the podcast. They're waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and...

Duration:00:51:24

83. A Cut Too Deep

3/19/2019
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One summer night 20 years ago, when he was just a kid, Matt’s parents had an encounter on the staircase. An encounter he blames himself for to this day. ---- Thanks Buffy. For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code SECRET. Thanks to Murder Book Podcast for supporting The Secret Room. Check out Michael Connelly’s new “Murder Book” podcast wherever you get your podcasts or at murderbookpodcast.com. ---- PICTURES See a picture of Matt and his brothers from 20...

Duration:00:33:08

82. My Daughter's 50 Siblings

3/5/2019
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How would you react if an unethical doctor's behavior gave you a huge and beloved family? In this episode June explains how it is that her daughter has 50 siblings and counting. And it's not why you think! ---- Thanks Buffy. For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code SECRET. Thanks to Murder Book Podcast for supporting The Secret Room. Check out Michael Connelly’s new “Murder Book” podcast wherever you get your podcasts or at...

Duration:00:27:22

81. Despicable Houseguest

2/19/2019
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Would you tell an over-the-top obnoxious and drunk house guest to get out? What if he was your best friend's husband? You will not believe what happened to Roxy. TEAM Production support: Susie Lark Street Secrets: Bobbi Jo Valdez Digital Marketing: Tassja Cadoch The Sound Engineer: Chet PICTURES See Roxy at her wedding. Maude, her best friend and bridesmaid stands behind her. Also, the the bathroom that got soaked in vomit on that hapless night now restored to its original...

Duration:00:33:47

80. Once A Daughter Now A Stranger

2/5/2019
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In order to manage the deep resentment she feels toward her mom, Hannah lies to her family about something very important. Production support: Susie Lark Street Secrets: Bobbi Jo Valdez PICTURES See Hannah and her mom, their faces obscured, at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s last year. Also mom’s room at the memory care facility and the cute fluffy white doggie dad takes along on his walks with mom. Go get 'em: facebook.com/SecretRoomPod and instagram.com/SecretRoomPod and soon at...

Duration:00:26:44

79. My Horrible Wish That Came True

1/22/2019
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We explore Ashley’s complicated family dynamic and the challenges a sister faces when the brother she loves dearly has severe addictions. When Ashley reveals her secret you might wonder about its consequences and whether Ashley bears any blame for what happened next. Production support: Susie Lark Street Secrets: Bobbi Jo Valdez PICTURES See Ashley and her brother on her wedding day. It’s one of her favorites, taken the last time her extended family was all together. Also: the the...

Duration:00:42:48

78. Street Secrets

1/20/2019
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In our last Sunday feed I present a look back at some of our favorite Street Secrets from 2018. Come back in just two days for our first regular Tuesday show. It's "79. My Horrible Secret That Came True." We'll be there every other Tuesday. Forever. :) ~Ben Street Secret Team: Bobbi Jo Valdez, Caitlin Bartholomew, Elkid and Susie Lark. PICTURES See Susie's favorite artistic renderings of Street Secrets from 2018. Go get 'em: facebook.com/SecretRoomPod and...

Duration:00:11:58

77. I Secretly Recorded My Boyfriend

1/6/2019
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Jo hopes her boyfriend never discovers that she records him. Because if she did the world she’s constructed with those recordings would collapse in an instant. Production support: Susie Lark and Dahlia Beta Street Secrets: Bobbi Jo Valdez PICTURES See Jo holding a picture of her boyfriend, his face obscured, you know, to protect the innocent! Go get 'em: facebook.com/SecretRoomPod and instagram.com/SecretRoomPod and later in the week at twitter.com/SecretRoomPod And check out Jo's...

Duration:00:37:14