Episodes
You’ve spent your whole life trying to be something you’re not. Now it’s time to stop pretending and speak your truth.  Hosted by Jay Ellis. Listen to new episodes 1 week early and to all episodes ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App https://wondery.app.link/imaginedlife. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Indeed - Get a FREE $75 dollar credit to upgrade your job post...
Published 05/07/21
Success came easily to you. You feel like the luckiest guy alive. But even the luckiest guy's luck runs out eventually. Listen to new episodes 1 week early and to all episodes ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App https://wondery.app.link/imaginedlife. Hosted by Robbie Daymond. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Ana Lusia - Visit analusia.com/imaginedmd and use code IMAGINEDMD for 15% off your...
Published 04/30/21
All your life, you’ve held your tongue and done as you were told. Even as an adult, you dutifully fill the role that made you a child star. But you’re tired of playing by everyone else's rules. Hosted by Virginia Madsen. Listen to new episodes 1 week early and to all episodes ad free with Wondery+. Join Wondery+ for exclusives, binges, early access, and ad free listening. Available in the Wondery App https://wondery.app.link/imaginedlife. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Honey -...
Published 04/23/21
A woman named Becki is lounging by the pool at the Fontainebleau Hotel when she decides to proposition a strapping pool attendant. Go on a date with her...and her husband. What begins as an unconventional proposition will soon throw them all into the international spotlight. And that’s because the couple is none other than Jerry Falwell Jr. and his wife Becki, two of the most powerful figures in Evangelical America. Wondery presents In God We Lust, hosted by Brooke Siffrin and Aricia...
Published 04/20/21
You're a high school misfit with the wrong hair and wrong clothes. You feel like you'll never find anything you're good at, or anyone you can relate to. Then, you discover hip-hop. Hosted by Robbie Daymond. Support us by supporting our sponsors!
Published 04/16/21
You're living the life you promised yourself you'd build. But now the dream feels more like a trap. To escape, you need to risk everything you’ve worked for, and one again bet on yourself. Hosted by Karole Foreman. This episode contains depictions of domestic violence and may not be suitable for all listeners. If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233). Listen to new episodes 1 week early and to all...
Published 04/09/21
Your family has a history of mental illness. You’ve seen what it’s done to your brother, and you don’t want to wind up like him. But how long can you hide from your true self? Hosted by Robbie Daymond. This episode contains depictions of mental illness and suicide. If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health, here are some additional resources:  National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255  National Alliance on Mental Illness: 1-800-950-6264 Crisis Text Line:...
Published 04/02/21
A charismatic Russian woman arrives in the US on a mission to improve relations between the two countries, and she soon makes some powerful friends. But who is Maria Butina? And who is she working for? As Maria gets closer to the rich and connected she also attracts the attention of the FBI. In the politically charged world of US-Russia relations, everyone has secrets and almost nothing is what it seems. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Dr. Death comes SPY AFFAIR a story...
Published 03/29/21
Wondery’s newest kids and family podcast, Little Stories Everywhere, transports your family to an imaginative world with enchanting stories and exciting adventures. Whether you’re listening during story time or enjoying screen-free entertainment, Little Stories Everywhere has a story for everyone. Listen to our latest original story, Alfred and the Iceland Fairies, available now at wondery.fm/StoriesEverywhere
Published 03/16/21
In July 2018, 12 youth soccer players and their coach found themselves trapped 6 miles deep in a cave with no food or water and depleting oxygen. The rock formed maze became almost completely submerged as the water rose to levels nearly impossible for survival. There was no light and no way to communicate with the outside world. The first season of Wondery’s new original series Against the Odds takes you into the incredible events of when an adventurous group of teens found themselves...
Published 02/23/21
Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee, moms and creators of The Pump and Dump Show, are bringing you a new podcast: Band of Mothers. With no topic off limits, the Band of Mothers podcast explores women’s lifestyle subjects with honest, hilarious and entertaining conversations through the lens of being a mom in today’s world. This is a podcast for every mom, because every mom should have a Band of Mothers. Listen at wondery.fm/BandofMothers
Published 02/02/21
If you could call a number and say you’re sorry, and no one would know…what would you apologize for? For fifteen years, you could call a number in Manhattan and do just that. This is the story of the line, and the man at the other end who became consumed by his own creation. He was known as “Mr. Apology.” As thousands of callers flooded the line, confessing to everything from shoplifting to infidelity, drug dealing to murder, Mr. Apology realized he couldn’t just listen. He had to do...
Published 01/19/21
Every time you stand up to a bully, you put your life on the line. But standing up to them will also become your life’s work.  Hosted by Rachel Bloom. Listen ad-free on Wondery+ here Support us by supporting our sponsors!
Published 12/25/20
In the newest season of Wondery’s Business Wars, TikTok vs Instagram, they track the war between two social media giants. Within the last couple years, TikTok has become one of the most popular apps around the world. And despite political constraints the app has recently faced, TikTok has still managed to pose a serious threat to its American counterpart: Instagram. Listen to the latest season of Business Wars: TikTok vs Instagram today: wondery.fm/tiktokvsinstagram.
Published 12/21/20
Every time you stand up to a bully, you put your life on the line. But standing up to them will also become your life’s work.   Hosted by Aricia Skidmore-Williams. Listen ad-free on Wondery+ here Support us by supporting our sponsors! Talkspace - Use code IMAGINED at talkspace.com to get $100 off your first month.
Published 12/18/20
Imagine— You have a thriving business. A beautiful family. Everyone says you have it all. But your inner voices are whispering something very different. Hosted by Virginia Madsen. Listen ad-free on Wondery+ here Support us by supporting our sponsors!
Published 12/11/20
To become the great scientist you want to be, you need to stay cool, collected, focused. But every time you sit down to study the mating rituals of eels, your mind drifts off to your own chances with the fairer sex. Hosted by Robbie Daymond. Listen ad-free on Wondery+ here Support us by supporting our sponsors!
Published 12/04/20
Wondery’s newest podcast, Little Stories Everywhere, is the perfect immersive experience to share by the fireplace with loved ones this holiday season, and it's hosted by Virginia Madsen and Robbie Daymond of Imagined Life. Each episode will be the reading of a children’s classic - some of the most magical stories ever told, now reimagined with enchanting sound design for families to enjoy together or adults to enjoy on their own.   Little Stories Everywhere is out now, premiering with A...
Published 12/01/20
You’re determined to write about serious stories that matter—you just don’t see why that should mean ignoring half the population. But after someone you love dearly betrays you, you use your pen to write yourself a happy ending. Hosted by Virginia Madsen Listen ad-free on Wondery+ here Support us by supporting our sponsors! Talkspace - Use code IMAGINED at talkspace.com to get $100 off your first month.
Published 11/27/20
You’ve always been the kind of man who won’t tolerate disrespect, who’s proud to go it alone. But when an important protocol is breached, you find yourself in a desperate situation. Hosted by Hill Harper. Listen ad-free on Wondery+ here Support us by supporting our sponsors! Indeed - Visit indeed.com/imagined for a free $75 credit to boost your job post. Literati Books - Head to literati.com/imagined to save $50 off your membership.
Published 11/20/20
Subscribe today: http://wondery.fm/Jacked_Wondery Hosted by Golden Globe winner Taraji P. Henson.  Have you ever had a dream? Something you wanted so bad you just couldn’t let it go? For a group of kids in Harlem in the Eighties, their dreams would change pop music forever. Teddy Riley, Timmy Gatling, and Aaron Hall form a group called Guy that would fuse hip-hop and R&B and launch a new sound. By the early Nineties, the New Jack Sound dominated the pop music charts: Bell Biv Devoe,...
Published 11/17/20
In this week’s special episode for the whole family, you may be young, and small for your age. And you feel like no one takes you seriously—especially not your big sister. But that’s not going to stop you from becoming one of the greatest performers in the world.  Hosted by Virginia Madsen.  Listen ad-free on Wondery+ here
Published 11/13/20
You’re ten years old, and your father’s just passed away. You decide, the only way to avoid your pain is to keep moving forward, no matter what. And your strategy works – until you start to feel less and less … human. Hosted by Robbie Daymond. Listen ad-free on Wondery+ here
Published 11/06/20
You've always been awkward, a square. But that's not going to stop you from rising to the top of the top in America. Even if you have to wage a fierce battle when you get there.  Hosted by Robbie Daymond.  Listen ad-free on Wondery+ here Support us by supporting our sponsors! Talkspace - Use code IMAGINED at talkspace.com to get $100 off your first month.
Published 10/30/20
If someone you love is diagnosed with cancer you want them to get the best treatment from the best doctors. In 2013, patients in Michigan thought Farid Fata was that doctor. Between his prestigious education, years of experience and pleasant bedside manner, Fata was everything you could want in a doctor. But he was not who he appeared to be. From Wondery, this is the story of hundreds of patients in Michigan, a doctor, and a poisonous secret. Laura Beil, returns with a second season of the...
Published 10/27/20