159 episodes

What's the one secret you've never told anybody? Welcome to The Secret Room, a podcast about the true stories no one ever tells. Hosted by Ben Hamm.

The Secret Room | True Stories Ben Hamm

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 1.5K Ratings

What's the one secret you've never told anybody? Welcome to The Secret Room, a podcast about the true stories no one ever tells. Hosted by Ben Hamm.

    158. Sugar Rush

    158. Sugar Rush

    Eralyn tells us story about a secret relationship she had with a sugar daddy.  She never could have predicted how it would start, where it would go, or its devastating end. 

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    PICTURES

    See Eralyn and the hotel and room where she would meet Nick.

    They are on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Handle: @secretroompod.

    THE SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED

    Ben joins Susie for our annual behind the scenes look at all the mayhem it took to get the last 26 episodes on the air for you.  It wasn't pretty!

    The Secret Room | Unlocked is yours when you support your favorite indie podcast that could with a membership at patreon.com/secretroom.

    ALL OUR SPONSORS

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    FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

    There's even more fun at The Secret Room Podcast Facebook Discussion Page!  Just ask to join, all are welcome. :)

    YOUR SECRET

    Do you have a secret New Year's resolution to share? Click "Share a Secret" at secretroompod.com!

    PODCAST TEAM

    Producer: Susie Lark. Story Development: Luna Patel. Hashtag Flipper: Alessandro Nigro.  Sound Engineer: Marco. Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder.

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    • 1 hr 31 min
    157. Black Market Baby!

    157. Black Market Baby!

    CJ tells us how he discovered, quite by accident, that he was adopted at the age of 20. There were some eyebrow raising details like how his mom picked him up in New Zealand, and that he wasn't a US citizen.  Ooops.  Here how it all worked out, in today's astonishing episode! 

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    PICTURES

    See a picture of CJ taken during the interview on social!

    It's on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Handle: @secretroompod.

    THE SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED

    Paul from Ep. 156 "Living Large" is back with more hair raising encounters he didn't reveal in the original interview.  Susie also asks him about his life immediately following the interview and what he's up to today.

    The Secret Room | Unlocked is yours when you support your favorite indie podcast that could with a membership at patreon.com/secretroom.

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    See all our sponsors past and present, and their offers, many of which are still valid: secretroompodcast.com/codes

    FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

    There's even more fun at The Secret Room Podcast Facebook Discussion Page!  Just ask to join, all are welcome. :)

    YOUR SECRET

    Do you have a secret to share? Click "Share a Secret" at secretroompod.com!

    PODCAST TEAM

    Producer: Susie Lark. Story Development: Luna Patel. Hashtag Flipper: Alessandro Nigro.  Sound Engineer: Marco. Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder.

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    • 34 min
    156. Living Large

    156. Living Large

    Paul tells us about the toxic mix of his inner rage and a drug dealer.  It’s a story of how a deep insecurity fuels a life of drugs, guns, a heist and a purebred. 

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    PICTURES

    Mookie the Pit Bull; Paul and Jack just before the story; and Paul's polished Dodge Charger.

    They're all waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Handle: @secretroompod.

    THE SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED

    Max from Episode 49 "Accidental Gay Male Escort" joins susie for some eye popping insanity.  They riff about their favorite episodes of the year and their secret New Year’s resolutions.

    The Secret Room | Unlocked is yours when you support your favorite indie podcast that could with a membership at patreon.com/secretroom.

    ALL OUR SPONSORS

    See all our sponsors past and present, and their offers, many of which are still valid: secretroompodcast.com/codes

    FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

    There's even more fun at The Secret Room Podcast Facebook Discussion Page!  Just ask to join, all are welcome. :)

    YOUR SECRET

    Do you have an ersatz secret to share? Well, in every lie there is some truth, right?  We can workshop it!  Click "Share a Secret" at secretroompod.com!

    PODCAST TEAM

    Producer: Susie Lark. Story Development: Luna Patel. Hashtag Flipper: Alessandro Nigro.  Sound Engineer: Marco.  Street Secret Team: Oval. Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder.

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    • 1 hr 25 min
    155. The Diploma Delinquency

    155. The Diploma Delinquency

    A shoplifting spree sends Becca to county jail the night before her high school graduation.  It's a frenetic journey from down and out to cap and gown.

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    PICTURES

    See Becca at graduation; with her brother; and her famous courthouse selfie.

    They're all waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Handle: @secretroompod.

    THE SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED

    Becca's back with Ben for an entire story arc about her brother, drug use, and the trials of their relationship that we didn't hear in the main show.

    The Secret Room | Unlocked is yours when you support your favorite indie podcast that could with a membership at patreon.com/secretroom.

    ALL OUR SPONSORS

    See all our sponsors past and present, and their offers, many of which are still valid: secretroompodcast.com/codes

    FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

    There's even more fun at The Secret Room Podcast Facebook Discussion Page!  Just ask to join, all are welcome. :)

    YOUR SECRET

    Do you have a cumbrous secret to share?  Unburden yourself by clicking "Share a Secret" at secretroompod.com!

    PODCAST TEAM

    Producer: Susie Lark. Shadow producers: Elkid Alvarez, Oval and Jennifer Mantagas. Story Development: Luna Patel. Hashtag Flipper: Alessandro Nigro.  Sound Engineer: Marco.  Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder.

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    154. The Collegiate

    154. The Collegiate

    Nicky comes clean about the world of lies she spun so that her family would think she was attending graduate school, and not moving across the country for an online relationship.  Hear how she got in so deep, and if she could dig herself out. 

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    PICTURES

    See Nicky’s going away party; posing with Josh; and working at the department store in West Virginia where she almost got busted!

    They're all waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Handle: @secretroompod.

    THE SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED

    Hear behind the scenes intrigue where the post office was up to some shenanigans with Nicky's mic kit for the show.  Seriously can't believe they did what they did.

    And Marie from "It Happened in Tel Aviv" tells us what it was like after she got home, and her brother's reaction when he learned her secret from the podcast.
    The Secret Room | Unlocked is yours when you support your favorite indie podcast that could with a membership at patreon.com/secretroom.

    ALL OUR SPONSORS

    See all our sponsors past and present, and their offers, many of which are still valid: secretroompodcast.com/codes

    FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

    There's even more fun at The Secret Room Podcast Facebook Discussion Page!  Just ask to join, all are welcome. :)

    YOUR SECRET

    Do you have a Gordian secret to share?  We'll help sort it out!  Click "Share a secret" at secretroompod.com when you're ready!

    PODCAST TEAM

    Producer: Susie Lark.  Shadow producers: Jessie Rose and Oval. Story Development: Luna Patel. Hashtag Flipper: Alessandro Nigro.  Sound Engineer: Marco.  Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder.

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    153. It Happened in Tel Aviv

    153. It Happened in Tel Aviv

    Marie tells us about her youthful sojourn to Tel Aviv during the Second Intifada and how she almost caused a man to lose his life.

    BROOKLINEN

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    DIPSEA

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    FEALS

    Become a member at Feals.com/SECRET and you'll get 40% off your first three months with free shipping.  

    TERRITORY FOODS

    To save $75 across your first three orders, plus free shipping, go to territoryfoods.com and use the promo code SECRET.

    PICTURES

    See Marie on the beach where she slept at night; Marie’s apartment above the Suq Ha Carmel market; Ari and his bar staff; and Marie today. L

    They're all waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Handle: @secretroompod.

    THE SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED

    First Marie tells us what she's up to today and share's some candid thoughts about the interview.  Also, Rachel's back from our last episode, "Was Any of it Real?"  Years after the interview a real Drew entered her life. With the memory of fake Drew still very present in her head, the prospect of a real-life Drew was too hard to resist.  Also, catfish tales you submitted after hearing the episode.  And Susie even shares one of her own!

    The Secret Room | Unlocked is yours when you support your favorite indie podcast that could with a membership at patreon.com/secretroom.

    ALL OUR SPONSORS

    See all our sponsors past and present, and their offers, many of which are still valid: secretroompodcast.com/codes

    FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

    There's even more fun at The Secret Room Podcast Facebook Discussion Page!  Just ask to join, all are welcome. :)

    YOUR SECRET

    Do you have a pedantic secret to share?  Consider all your options and then submit.  Click "Share a secret" at secretroompod.com when you're ready!

    PODCAST TEAM

    Producer: Susie Lark.  Shadow producers: JB. Story Development: Luna Patel. Hashtag Flipper: Alessandro Nigro.  Sound Engineer: Marco.  Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder.

    LISTENER SURVEY

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    • 1 hr 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
1.5K Ratings

1.5K Ratings

Green Thumbed Zombie Slayer ,

Best show ever!!

I absolutely love this show. Very entertaining

giggle with me ,

Ben is a Saint!

So happy I found this podcast! I have been tirelessly searching for something to binge and it’s been a futile endeavor. Until now!

Ben is an amazing interviewer. I was blown away when he talked to the woman who lied to everyone she knew.
She’s clearly a textbook narcissist hurting everyone in her life and Ben completely withheld judgment while Interviewing her.

Incredible!

Boss.Vet ,

GREAT SHOW!!!

Hello this show is AMAZING!!! If you give this show lower than 5 state clearly you are a wack job.

Xoxo Yvette

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