Join Tig Notaro (One Mississippi, Star Trek) and Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm) as they discuss a new documentary every week, with plenty of hilarious diversions and memorable stories along the way!
My Octopus Teacher
Join Tig and Cheryl as they dive in to the delightful undersea d-octo-mentary "My Octopus Teacher"! Tig talks about the experience of watching the doc with her sons, and Cheryl wonders if the documentarian ever had a sex dream about the octopus. It's one of the silliest, funniest episodes of True Story yet, and you don't want to miss it! *this episode contains spoilers* (firstname.lastname@example.org)
BONUS: Amanda Knox Interview!
Today, on a very special BONUS episode of True Story, Amanda Knox herself pays a visit to the podcast to discuss the documentary that shares her name. Tig and Cheryl get answers on Amanda's police interrogation, her time in prison, and what her life is like now. Amanda gives our doc-duo a candid, behind the scenes look into a story that continues to attract controversy and fascination. (email@example.com)
Tig and Cheryl discuss Netflix's "Amanda Knox," a look back at the tabloid-headline making murder case that includes a host of interviews from key players, including Amanda herself. Cheryl celebrates the anniversary of a memorable massage, Tig speculates on how Cheryl would react if she started dating Amanda, and our doc-duo shares some laughs over Amanda's a-meat-a-balls! *this episode contains spoilers* (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Queen of Versailles
Join Tig and Cheryl for a tour of an unfinished mega-mansion on the outskirts of Orlando, as they discuss the hit documentary "The Queen of Versailles"! Tig and Cheryl share laughs over doggie bags and dog doors, swap timeshare stories, and give advice for cleaning up poop as they review one of the most bizarre and entertaining "riches to rags" stories ever told. *this episode contains spoilers* (email@example.com)
20 Feet From Stardom
Tig and Cheryl explore the long walk to the spotlight as they discuss the Oscar-winning backup singer doc "20 Feet From Stardom". Our doc-duo swaps stories about discovering their singing abilities (or lack thereof), get chills from listening to "Gimme Shelter," and yes... even take a shot at singing some songs themselves! *this episode contains spoilers* (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tig and Cheryl elect to discuss Boys State, a timely 2020 documentary following a group of teenage boys as they run for office at an annual mock government summer camp held in Austin, Texas. Our hosts are impressed by the political ability of some of the boys-- but dismayed by the "talent show" portion of the doc. Tig also ponders why guys chant "hoo, hoo."*this episode contains spoilers* (email@example.com)