13 episodes

Over ten years, TMI Project, a true storytelling organization, has collected nearly 2,000 stories that focus on the “too much information” parts of a story typically left out because of shame or stigma. The TMI Project Podcast profiles the people who got on stage and told the stories they were most afraid to tell—the stories behind the secrets—and what happened next.

The TMI Project Podcast TMI Project, Eva Tenuto, Hayley Downs, Micah Blumenthal, Blake Pfeil, Sara DeRose

    • Performing Arts
    • 5.0, 21 Ratings

Over ten years, TMI Project, a true storytelling organization, has collected nearly 2,000 stories that focus on the “too much information” parts of a story typically left out because of shame or stigma. The TMI Project Podcast profiles the people who got on stage and told the stories they were most afraid to tell—the stories behind the secrets—and what happened next.

    Alone Together

    Alone Together

    This episode of The TMI Project Podcast, Alone Together, features six radically true stories about hope, resilience, loss, loneliness, and the silver linings discovered during the COVID-19 pandemic curated from a national open call for stories, and originally performed live on Zoom in the spring of 2020.

    • 50 min
    Vicarious Resilience

    Vicarious Resilience

    In this special Season One bonus episode, TMI Project Podcast hosts Eva Tenuto and Micah Blumenthal join from soundproof pillow forts in their living rooms for their first virtual podcast recording about the making of TMI Project's award-winning documentary short, Vicarious Resilience. This episode features nine storytelling performances from the true storytelling workshop featured in the film.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Hayley Downs

    Hayley Downs

    TMI Project storyteller Hayley Downs grew up in Central Florida in a chaotic home where she went to elaborate lengths to dodge the rage of her troubled parents. It all came to a head on the day of her tenth birthday party.

    • 7 min
    Markel Mosley

    Markel Mosley

    When TMI Project storyteller Markel Mosley was a kid, he and his older brother were sent to live with their grandparents because his parents could no longer care for them. Markel explores some painful and some joyful memories from his past through a unique lens in his touching and often funny story.

    • 6 min
    Maria Elena De Valle

    Maria Elena De Valle

    Storyteller Maria Elena De Valle participated in a TMI Project true storytelling workshop in 2015 in partnership with Gender at Work, which gathered gender activists from around the world in New York City where they workshopped their stories and presented them at the United Nations. Maria Elena wrote her story about the first strike she organized to protest the labor inequality between her and her brother.

    • 12 min
    Margarita Meyendorff

    Margarita Meyendorff

    TMI Project storyteller Margarita Meyendorff, known to most as Mourka, was born in a Displaced Persons’ camp in Germany, the daughter of Russian and Estonian aristocrats who fled Communist persecution after WWII. But life really got interesting when she moved to upstate New York and applied for a job with the FBI. Mourka shared her story at the Rosendale Theater in July 2012.

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

daccish ,

Sick as Our Secrets

Brilliant.

Whiytv ,

Excellent!

Thank you TMI Project. Can’t wait for the next series.

TwinkyT ,

Hilarious and Inspiring

True stories from real people. Once I started listening I couldn’t stop. So funny. So pointant. Something about each episode seems to speak directly to me. I love it.

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