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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.

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    • 4.9, 7.3K Ratings

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.

    217. Touching Strangers Faces

    217. Touching Strangers Faces

    Going back to work amidst the pandemic is stressful for this cat-owning cosmetologist. She tells Geth her strategies to manage anxiety and gives him some advice involving a hair piece.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    216. Quitting Weed

    216. Quitting Weed

    An all-day-everyday weed smoker considers quitting due to health issues (involving *enormous burps*). She tells Geth what it’s been like starting a new relationship during quarantine.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    215. Native Alaskan in Anchorage

    215. Native Alaskan in Anchorage

    A Native Alaskan talks about life after thyroid cancer and fills Geth in on the music scene in Alaska. You'll never guess what happened when Pitbull performed in Kodiak!

    • 1 hr 6 min
    214. Quarantine Breakup

    214. Quarantine Breakup

    A trans man talks about what it's like living with his gf post breakup and still sleeping in the same bed. He and Geth discuss masculinity.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    213. Parkour Yoda

    213. Parkour Yoda

    Physically conquering mental limitations is the ethos of Parkour according to this young psychology student. What really *is* parkour? Don't trust the click baity facebook posts, trust this guy. He tells Geth how jumping on random stuff helps him clear his mind.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    212. EMT In The Epicenter

    212. EMT In The Epicenter

    The emergency calls are at an all time high but she says "the darkness makes the light seem brighter". Geth helps lighten the mood by talking about the haunted spots in her Long Island hometown and they bond over their shared psych med prescriptions.

    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
7.3K Ratings

7.3K Ratings

ashrv19 ,

Best Podcast!

Beautiful anonymous is the best podcast I’ve found. Chris is an amazing host and I love how you can listen to this show in whatever mood you’re in. Some episodes are light and entertaining, some are deep and real. It’s all authentic and a great listen!

tfloRVA ,

Brilliant

I love this podcast. Chris is an excellent host — making conversations feel this easy and connected is HARD. While some episodes are more captivating than others, each is interesting in its own way. And Chris has the most soothing podcast voice ever. :) Love this podcast

TheGreatStoneFace ,

Fantastic podcast to keep you company

This podcast is just a lovely listen for when you are cooking, driving, folding laundry, or doing a lonely task. Chris is such a sweet, empathetic interviewer. This podcast can be touching, funny, sad, and each episode is completely different from the next.

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