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Author: Jonathan Mitchell

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THE TRUTH makes movies for your ears. They're short stories that are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, and always intriguing. Every story is different, but they all take you to unexpected places using only sound. If you're new, some good starting places are: Silvia's Blood, That's Democracy, Moon Graffiti, Tape Delay, or whatever's most recent. Listening with headphones is encouraged!

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A new season of The Truth begins Sept 12th. We can’t wait for you to hear what we’ve been working on!
BONUS: The Fitzroy Diaries

BONUS: The Fitzroy Diaries

2019-08-0800:33:522

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 Townsend, and sound designed by Mark Don.The Fitzroy DiariesThe TruthInstagramTwitter
Hush Little Baby

Hush Little Baby

2019-07-2500:26:1511

Joanna thought she was prepared for her new baby. But the baby has plans of her own.Written by Marina TempelsmanPerformed by Ann Carr, Erica Schroeder, David Ebert, Katie Hartman, Louis Kornfeld, Leslie Meisel, Erica Hernandez, Ariel Gitlin, Boris Khaykin, and Tallie Medel.The TruthInstagramTwitter
Moon Graffiti

Moon Graffiti

2019-07-1100:19:357

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 PodcastGeekWireSound EffectStuff You Missed in History Class
Persuasive Tactics

Persuasive Tactics

2019-06-2700:25:0916

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 TruthInstagramTwitter
BONUS: The Shadows

BONUS: The Shadows

2019-06-1300:50:134

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 PodcastsThe TruthInstagram Twitter
The Body Genius, Part 5

The Body Genius, Part 5

2019-05-3000:30:338

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 and Emily Marinoff.The TruthInstagramTwitter
The Body Genius, Part 4

The Body Genius, Part 4

2019-05-1600:27:401

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 Marinoff.The TruthInstagramTwitter
The Body Genius, Part 3

The Body Genius, Part 3

2019-05-0200:27:532

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 TruthInstagramTwitter
The Body Genius, Part 2

The Body Genius, Part 2

2019-04-1800:27:044

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 TruthInstagramTwitter
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Matthew Dietz

This is so neat!!

Aug 23rd
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Kain Kenny

what is the jazz music at the start of the episode?

Aug 23rd
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Bones

"something dawned on me when his fist hit my rock hard stomach"...had me laughing again!

Aug 13th
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Cooper Scott

Bones haha

Aug 14th
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Bones

"I pulled out a 3lb purple dumbbell I always carry in my left pocket"... made me laugh. loved this bit of story

Aug 13th
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Cooper Scott

Bones Get this episode :)

Aug 14th
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Anthony Roach

Great to listen to. It was calming and relatable in ways.

Aug 12th
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Sawyer  Martinez

Anthony Roach Great podcasts!

Aug 12th
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A. Beee

This is awful. Spare yourself from listening to this mundane, drab, no personality what-so-ever podcast episode. Yet another person that feels the need to share how untalented they are. Bravo.

Aug 9th
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Mandeep Sahni

This is totally uninteresting.

Aug 9th
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Oscar Obians

Seriously?! Who thinks up these things 😂. I feel like I'm listening to a Ted Radio hour podcast.

Aug 8th
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Aaliyah  King

Oscar Obians 😂😂Same with you

Aug 8th
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Nation Marshall

one of the finest peices of podcast writing

Jul 30th
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Yves Jenkins

Nation Marshall Great!

Jul 31st
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Da Sts

What does she say at the end before he asks 'who'? I can't understand.

Jul 27th
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Da Sts

Jinx Quick And before that? So that he replys by asking "who?"

Jul 31st
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Jinx Quick

Da Sts she says people

Jul 31st
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MrSLY DS

I needed that laugh lmao, that was good

Jul 26th
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Owen Jenkins

MrSLY DS that's really good

Jul 26th
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Tabitha Alain Michaud

this was absolutely fantastic

Jul 20th
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John Moore

This is like the second or so repost of this episode. At least it's one of the best ones.

Jul 11th
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Lauren Walter

John Moore yeah they mentioned that this is a repost

Jul 25th
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Mark John

Nice one. A fun listen.

Jul 11th
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Kill it with Cancer

MOON LANDING WAS FAKED REEEE

Jul 11th
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J.

I know this is a functional character, but listening to this episode makes me want to vote Republican forever.

Jun 28th
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N N

nice one!

Jun 27th
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Economical Rice Podcast

this went from 0-100 SHITTTTT, amazing episode

Jun 26th
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Economical Rice Podcast

this episode was just incredible, cant believe i only stumbled across this podcast now

Jun 26th
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Bessy Hicks

In my (very accurate) opinion, this is the best podcast out there. I absolutely soak up every word. Hungry for more! Thanks for the many hours of entertainment!

Jun 6th
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