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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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    • 4.8 • 26 Ratings

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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!

We're a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    The Chosen One

    The Chosen One

    A down-on-his-luck teacher meets an alien. And suddenly the world wants to know what he has to say.

    Written by Louis Kornfeld.

    Performed by Dennis Pacheco, Joe Mullens, Liz Leimkhuler, Mark Gessner, Ekaterini Argerson, Nolan Constantino, Connor Ratliff, Rachel Botchan, Glo Tavarez, Stefan Schuette, and Nichole Hill.

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    • 28 min
    Zoe Butterfly

    Zoe Butterfly

    An eight year old finds a stronger bond with the narrator of her favorite nature documentary than with any of the adults in her life.

    Written by Louis Kornfeld.

    Performed by Hannna Ardolino, Brian Morabito, Dominic Cuskern, Katie Harman, Jenny Lee Mitchell, and Nichole Hill

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    Echo of the Hum

    Echo of the Hum

    In the fourth episode in “The Hum” series, Milly and Kaitlin finally find a community of people where they can live. It’s a welcoming community. But there are limits.

    This story is part 4 in an ongoing series. If you haven’t heard them already, please first listen to After the Hum, Into the Hum, and Shadow of the Hum.

    Written by Chris Kipiniak.

    Performed by Jessica Morgan, Marisa Brau, Chris Kipiniak, Danielle Delgado, Russell Jones, James Dwyer, Louis Kornfeld, Mary McDonnell, and Nichole Hill.

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    • 27 min
    The Disruptors

    The Disruptors

    A woman thinks the universe is plotting against her. And she’s right. It is.

    Written by Mary McDonnell.

    Performed by Mary McDonnell, Louis Kornfeld, Margaret Burrus, Casey Wortmann, Tom Stephens, Ryan Leach, Alexis Pereira, Amy Warren, and Nichole Hill.

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    How We Make The Truth

    How We Make The Truth

    On this special episode, we share some of our favorite outtakes, go behind the scenes of The Truth, hear from writers Mary McDonnell and Louis Kornfeld, meet associate producer Nichole Hill, and answer listener questions.

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    • 42 min
    Breakfast in Wartime

    Breakfast in Wartime

    Liz can work a crowd. But can she read the room?

    Written by Chris Kipiniak.

    Performed by Sue Galloway, Sarah Mollo-Christensen, Brian Miskell, Alex Song-Xia, Michael Cullen, Neil Tyrone Pritchard, Patrick Noth, Erica Schroeder, Jake Hart, and Chris Kipiniak

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    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

Pernille Sihm ,

Wonderful short radio stories

I love this podcast. Sometimes I have to pause the story for a few seconds because it’s too exciting. Thumbs up.

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