235 episodes

New episodes come out every Tuesday for free, with ad-free episodes and exclusive past episodes available for Wondery+ subscribers.

What if your mother left to follow a cult… or you woke up in a morgue… or if your boat got caught in a storm and began to sink -- what would you do?   This is Actually Happening brings you extraordinary true stories of life-changing events told by the people who lived them. From a man who finds out a celebrity crush isn’t who she seems to a woman stranded in a Mexican desert fighting to survive, these stories will have you on the edge of your seat waiting to hear what happens next.

This Is Actually Happening misfitrad.io

    • True Crime
    • 4.6 • 5.5K Ratings

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

New episodes come out every Tuesday for free, with ad-free episodes and exclusive past episodes available for Wondery+ subscribers.

What if your mother left to follow a cult… or you woke up in a morgue… or if your boat got caught in a storm and began to sink -- what would you do?   This is Actually Happening brings you extraordinary true stories of life-changing events told by the people who lived them. From a man who finds out a celebrity crush isn’t who she seems to a woman stranded in a Mexican desert fighting to survive, these stories will have you on the edge of your seat waiting to hear what happens next.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    What if you ran through the pain?

    What if you ran through the pain?

    A man searches for healing after his father, a disgruntled post office worker, falls into a violent downward spiral.

    • 53 min
    What if you faced the ultimate betrayal?

    What if you faced the ultimate betrayal?

    Growing up in the Mormon church, a woman follows a structured path to love and marriage, but what hides underneath threatens to unravel everything she’s built.

    • 53 min
    Wondery Presents: Over My Dead Body - Fox Lake

    Wondery Presents: Over My Dead Body - Fox Lake

    A small town cop is gunned down in a swamp in the summer of 2015. He quickly became a martyr in the national media, until a dogged investigator uncovered the officer's bizarre and dark past. When the truth comes out, the townspeople must reconcile betrayal, corruption and the secrets of an American hero. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Dr. Death comes the third season of Over My Dead Body: Fox Lake.

    Listen to Over My Dead Body Fox Lake - wondery.fm/FL_ActuallyHappening

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 5 min
    What if no one believed you?

    What if no one believed you?

    After her parents’ divorce a girl’s relationship with her mother tailspins until a shocking accusation throws everything into chaos.

    • 52 min
    The Long Shadow: Bonus - Interview with Whit Missildine and Dan Taberski

    The Long Shadow: Bonus - Interview with Whit Missildine and Dan Taberski

    Whit Missildine, host of This Is Actually Happening and The Long Shadow, and Dan Taberski, host of Missing Richard Simmons and Nine Twelve discuss 9/11 their approaches to their respective series honoring the tragedy.

    • 39 min
    The Long Shadow: What if you processed the remains?

    The Long Shadow: What if you processed the remains?

    In the aftermath of September 11th, 2001 a cardiologist volunteers to help process the body parts from those who lost their lives in a temporary morgue inside a Brooks Brothers department store.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
5.5K Ratings

5.5K Ratings

Catymuhlady ,

So Amazing and Much Needed

I have complex PTSD and am still coming to terms with it. I often feel like I’m the only one who has this, but after listening to this podcast and the real stories from others, I know I’m not alone. It’s so helpful for me to hear others’ journeys with trauma and then overcoming it or how they deal with it. It gives me hope for my future, while still being real and not sugar-coating anything. The 9/11 stories were SO moving and impactful. I’m forever touched!

boots on the floor ,

Absolutely love this podcast!!

So mind consuming! Once you give it a listen,you’ll be hooked. Amazing stories. Thanks to everyone who contributes their very personal and hard stories. It’s like a non fiction book with no ending leaving you having to come back for more.

SIAfromLBC ,

Episode 206

Immediately I felt Alice. I don’t even know her, but I love her. Her story is outrageous.

Top Podcasts In True Crime

You Might Also Like

More by misfitrad.io