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IAT Ep#81: Rapper, Rhymefest (LIVE!! at the Chicago Podcast Festival)

1/5/2017
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Recorded November of 2016 at the Chicago Podcast Festival: Che "Rhymefest" Smith joins It's All True! host, Tim Barnes, to talk politics, comic books, and Kanye.

Duration: 00:22:24


IAT Ep#79: Comedian Shalewa Sharpe (LIVE!) [Explicit]

10/20/2016
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Comedian Shalewa Sharpe joins Tim Barnes at a live recording in Brooklyn’s Union Hall to talk New York vs. Atlanta, the origin of her album Stay Eating Cookies and to tell a story about solid advice from a mysterious grocery store employee.

Duration: 00:17:53


IAT Ep#78: Comedian/Writer Robin Thede (LIVE!) [Explicit]

10/13/2016
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Comedic actress and writer, Robin Thede, made history when she joined Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore as head writer. She joined It’s All True! host Tim Barnes at a live show in Brooklyn’s Union Hall to talk about her late night TV experiences, what the White House Correspondents dinner was really like, growing up in a trailer park and much, much more.

Duration: 00:15:25


IAT Ep#76: Comedian Roy Wood Jr. (LIVE!) [Explicit]

9/29/2016
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The It’s All True! Podcast features interviews with the most creative voices in comedy, writing, performance and music and asks them to tell one funny, very true story. This episode marks the debut of It’s All True in New York City. Host, Tim Barnes, sat down with comedian Roy Wood Jr at Union Hall to talk about his upcoming hour special and the art of prank calling for radio.

Duration: 00:25:11


IAT Ep#74: Rapper ShowYouSuck (LIVE!) [Explicit]

9/8/2016
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Recorded in October of 2015, this episode features Tim Barnes in conversation with Chicago rapper, ShowYouSuck. They talk music, life, and pot brownies. Plus! A bonus live lie detector test conducted by comedian Erik Niewiarowski.

Duration: 00:23:41


IAT EP#73: The Puterbaugh Sisters (LIVE!) [Explicit]

8/25/2016
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Recorded in October of 2015, this episode features Tim Barnes in conversation with the Puterbaugh Sisters. The Puterbaugh’s are a sister comedy duo, and here they talk about their conversational style of stand-up, why the show they created with Beth Stelling called Entertaining Julia was so successful and tell a few Halloween hook-up horror stories,

Duration: 00:18:12


IAT Ep#72: Musician/Writer Tim Kinsella (LIVE!) [Explicit]

8/18/2016
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(2015)The It's All True! Podcast features interviews with the most creative voices in comedy, writing, performance and music and asks them to tell one funny, very true story. Host, Tim Barnes, chats with musician and author Tim Kinsella about his musical and writing career. Kinsella shares an incredible true story that involves nudity and a blonde wig.

Duration: 00:18:32


(LIVE!) IAT: Ep #71 (Part 2: CHICAGO FAREWELL) with Arish Singh & Natalie Grace Alford

8/11/2016
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"It's All True!" host Tim Barnes had a farewell show for for Chicago before moving to New York. This is part two of that show. Enjoy conversations and stories from comedian Arish Singh and singer/songwriter Natalie Grace Alford

Duration: 00:47:32


IAT Ep#69: Comedian Chris Redd (LIVE!) [Explicit]

7/28/2016
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(2015)The It's All True! Podcast features interviews with the most creative voices in comedy, writing, performance and music and asks them to tell one funny, very true story. Host, Tim Barnes, chats with comedian Chris Redd about finding his voice in Chicago and getting used to casually meeting celebrities in Hollywood. It's all capped by Redd's headlining story of running away from home.

Duration: 00:12:14


IAT Ep#68 Comedian Rebecca V. O'Neal (LIVE!) [Explicit]

6/17/2016
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It's All True host chats with comedian Rebecca V. O'Neal to discuss the art of self deprecating jokes and the Chicago comedy scene. Rebecca closes the episode with a show-stopping story about a complicated love connection.

Duration: 00:15:50


IAT: Valentine's Day Spectacular Vol.1 [Explicit]

2/12/2016
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Stories of romance, dating, friendship, breakups and more from guests including: Hari Kondabolu, Samantha Irby, Daniel Kibblesmith, Will Miles, Liza Treyger, Jonathan Katz, Sara Schaefer, Clark Jones, Gabe Liebowitz, and Britt Julious.

Duration: 01:10:35


IAT Ep#67: Comedian Sara Schaefer (LIVE!) [Explicit]

1/6/2016
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The It's All True! Podcast features interviews with the most creative voices in comedy, writing, performance and music and asks them to tell one funny, very true story. In this episode, Sara Schaefer discusses the highs and lows of late night, the non-traditional path to her comedy career and tells the story of a grade school best friend break-up. [Special Thanks: The Comedy Exposition, Ray Teresi (Sound Engineer), Matthew Kirk.]

Duration: 00:20:31


IAT Ep#66: Comedian Mo Alexander (LIVE!) [Explicit]

12/11/2015
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The It's All True! Podcast features interviews with the most creative voices in comedy, writing, performance and music and asks them to tell one funny, very true story. In this episode, Mo Alexander talks about his 78 day experience in the hospital, why he’s listed as a writer for Scary Movie, and tells a story that’s too true to be false. [Special Thanks: The Comedy Exposition, Ray Teresi (Sound Engineer), Matthew Kirk.]

Duration: 00:19:45


IAT Ep#64: Comedian Kyle Scanlan

10/15/2015
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The It's All True! Podcast features interviews with the most creative voices in comedy, writing, performance and music and asks them to tell one funny, very true story. In this episode, Kyle Scanlan discusses the creation of The Whiskey Journal, his comedic influence and the true story of hopping into the wrong car. We also talk about his important role in making the It’s All True! podcast possible.

Duration: 00:24:41


IAT: Extended Azhar Usman Interview

8/31/2015
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This is an extended version of an episode aired earlier on WBEZ, featuring the full interview with Azhar Usman, described by some as "America's Funniest Muslim." He talks about discovering comedy as an outlet and ​how he deals with stereotypes both in life and through humor.

Duration: 00:49:26


IAT Ep#62: Comedian Sean Donnelly

8/20/2015
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Sean Donnelly talks about his upcoming Comedy Central special and the “all comedians are insecure” stereotype. He also shares a true story about the time he and his friends hit a cop with a paint can after they got busted for graffiti in Long Island.

Duration: 00:21:28


IAT Ep#61: Reductress Editors, Beth Newell & Sarah Pappalardo

8/11/2015
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In this episode, "It's All True!" host Tim Barnes talks to Beth Newell and Sarah Pappalardo. They created the popular satirical women's magazine known throughout the internet as "Reductress." The conversation delves into a dissection of the people who take fake news stories seriously and the negative aspect of certain media outlets tailored for women. Their headlining story is all about a creepy dude at a bar.

Duration: 00:16:10


IAT Ep#60: Storyteller Kevin Allison

8/5/2015
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Kevin Allison talks about the formation of "The State" on MTV and how he delved into personal storytelling leading up to the creation of his hit series "RISK!" His headlining story is about how you're never on stage alone.

IAT: Extended Dwayne Kennedy Interview

6/23/2015
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This extended interview from episode 40 of "It's All True!" highlights comedian Dwayne Kennedy's beginnings in Chicago, the ups and downs in his career and his insights on working with W. Kamau Bell and Arsenio Hall.

IAT Ep#58: Author Lizzie Skurnick

6/22/2015
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Writer Lizzie Skurnick talks about growing up as a black woman who can "pass" as white, her new book "That Should Be A Word" and tells the humorous true story of how she chose the right sperm for her pregnancy.
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