40 episodes

1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! Theme song by Shellshag.

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1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! Theme song by Shellshag.

    Protesting Magician In Portland

    Protesting Magician In Portland

    A magician explains why she doesn’t like other magicians and describes what it’s been like attending protests in Portland. She and Chris also unpack her first crush as a kid: Encyclopedia Brown.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    A Posh Perspective

    A Posh Perspective

    A young British woman opens up her experiences with racism in England and provides her perspective on the legacy of colonialism.  Also: saving Prince William's life, squirrel fights & the time her mom attacked her girlfriend with ice cream.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Asexual Ex-Conservative Lunchlady

    Asexual Ex-Conservative Lunchlady

    A lunchlady and former conservative tells Geth about how having a miscarriage changed her political views and led to a deeper understanding of her sexuality. Also, is Friday still pizza day??

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Introducing California Love

    Introducing California Love

    Hello Beautiful/Anonymous fans! Enjoy this episode of a new show from LAist studios, California Love. The show seeks to understand what it means to belong and not belong to the places we are from.

    • 39 min
    Stalked By My Ex

    Stalked By My Ex

    A former engineer opens up to Geth about being stalked by her ex-boyfriend and why she decided to become a teacher. She reveals the difficulties of navigating the legal system as a black woman and the struggle to get her ex rehabilitated.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Mexican American Iowan

    Mexican American Iowan

    A recent high school graduate grapples with her dream of becoming a journalist and taking care of her brothers. She and Geth also discuss growing up in Iowa and her experience being sued for calling out a white woman’s racism.

    • 1 hr 7 min

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