Episodes
Published 06/18/24
Lizzie was a teaching assistant at a university in South Africa who found herself captivated by a once-famous, older student. Their clandestine connection unfolds amidst a whirlwind of butterflies and complexities.  Lizzie tells us about the ups and downs and where it led her. AURA Go to AURA.com/PROTECTION for a 14 day trial plus a check of your data to see if your personal information has been leaked online, all for FREE. BEIS Visit BEISTRAVEL.com/SECRET to get 15% off your...
Published 06/11/24
Skyler’s odyssey into adulthood was a perilous journey from foster homes to skin heads where disappointment waited at every turn. Today she shares her secret coming of age story. HATCH Visit hatch.co/SECRET to get up to 20% off and free shipping. PICTURES See pictures of Skyler, her third foster house and her high school. They are waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Handle: @secretroompod. THE SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED  Remember The Secret Room episode “Wild...
Published 05/28/24
Ben’s guest, also named Ben, volunteered for a top secret stakeout on a golf course. His mission: catch a moonlight marauder.  A comical series of events leads to an unexpected arrest! BEIS TRAVEL BEISTRAVEL.com/SECRET  to get 15% off your first purchase HATCH Visit hatch.co/SECRET to get up to 20% off and free shipping! PICTURES See Ben spinning some sand on the course; and with his good friend who passed. They are waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and X.  Handle:...
Published 05/14/24
Jo came into six figures in cold hard cash which she used to make a better life for her family.  And even though she doesn’t regret what she did to get it, she can’t utter a word about it to anyone. BEIS Go to BEISTRAVEL.com/SECRET to get 15% off your first purchase. HOMECHEF Get 18 Free Meals, plus Free Shipping on your first box, and Free Dessert for Life, at HomeChef.com/SECRET.  Must be an active subscriber to receive free dessert. STORYWORTH Thanks StoryWorth.  Get $10 off...
Published 04/30/24
When Gina’s toxic best friendship with MJ came to an abrupt end, she was left with a pile of feelings she couldn’t share.  If she did, she would lose even more than she already had. HATCH Visit hatch.co/SECRET to get $20 off and free shipping! HOME CHEF Get 18 Free Meals, plus Free Shipping on your first box, and Free Dessert for Life, at HomeChef.com/SECRET.  Must be an active subscriber to receive free dessert. PICTURES See Gina and MJ. Also, Gina’s childhood home, the night...
Published 04/16/24
Ben’s guest Chloe had one goal in mind.  A goal that seemed so out of reach…until it wasn’t.  But just how she got her new boobs will make you think twice…. PICTURES See before and after pictures of Chloe on social. They are waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Handle: @secretroompod. THE SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED  Remember Zane and his intergalactic adventure in episode 215 Digital Heist?  On the next unlocked Zane’s back and he brings his mastermind brother Dan with...
Published 04/02/24
Zane executed an intergalactic heist with an early form of digital currency. It’s a sprawling adventure of rocket ships and asteroid mining he’s kept secret for two decades. BETTER HELP The Secret Room is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. HOME CHEF Get 18 Free Meals, plus Free Shipping on your first box, and Free Dessert for Life, at HomeChef.com/SECRET.  Must be an active subscriber to receive free dessert. PICTURES See pictures...
Published 03/19/24
Charlee and her boyfriend held up her ex at gunpoint, giving him a life-or-death ultimatum.  It’s a high stakes secret that marked the moment Charlee took back control of her life.  DIPSEA Get a 30 day free trial when you go to DipseaStories.com/secret. HOME CHEF Get 18 Free Meals, plus Free Shipping on your first box, and Free Dessert for Life, at HomeChef.com/SECRET.  Must be an active subscriber to receive free dessert. PICTURES See Charlee with Jed and with Carl.  We...
Published 03/05/24
Ben’s guest Mars formed a chat group of women out to get one man. A man that had done each of them wrong. What he did and how they got their revenge is her secret. BETTERHELP The Secret Room is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. PICTURES See pictures of the bunny ranch where Mars worked, the sex club, and of course Mars herself. They are waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Handle: @secretroompod. THE SECRET ROOM |...
Published 02/20/24
Angela crossed ethical lines when she fell in love with a patient. Complicating matters, she was a woman of color and he was a white supremacist facing 20 years in prison. DIPSEA Get a 30 day free trial when you go to DipseaStories.com/secret. PICTURES See the prison where Trouble was incarcerated.  Also, Angela and Trouble and their kids. They are waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and X.  Handle: @secretroompod. THE SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED  Jeremy from our recent episode...
Published 02/06/24
Ben’s guest Vicky was a child psychic.  And when she flexed her youthful powers, the adults in her life listened with rapt attention. Now all grown up, Vicky’s here to tell her story BETTERHELP The Secret Room is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret PICTURES See Vicky and her mum, the church, and the home she lived in with her mum that was paid for with the Deserted Wives Pension. They are waiting for you...
Published 01/23/24
Jeremy’s secret is that he is living with a terminal condition.  No one knows except for his medical team.  Not even his family.  Today Jeremy tells us why he’s keeping this devastating secret to himself.  If you want to hear Jeremy’s other appearance on the podcast, download Episode 169 “Show Trial.” You can donate to Jeremy’s care at GoFundMe.com/Jeremy-From-TSRP. DIPSEA  Get a 30-day free trial when you go to DipseaStories.com/secret PICTURES See pictures of Jeremy, his...
Published 01/08/24
Christy tells us how a cop unknowingly helped her cover up a crime!  That, and a collection of other short secrets to round out the year.  THE SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED  Unlocked will be back with Sarah from “Escape from Gili T” on January 16th.  There are more shenanigans you must hear. The Secret Room | Unlocked is yours when you support your favorite indie podcast that could with a membership at patreon.com/secretroom or on Apple Podcasts. ALL OUR SPONSORS  See all our sponsors past...
Published 12/26/23
Sam was the perp in a mailbox hit and run.  It’s the misadventures of a bad driver’s odd quest to right her own “carma.” DIPSEA Get a 30 day free trial when you go to DipseaStories.com/secret STORYWORTH Get $10 off your first purchase at StoryWorth.com/secret PICTURES See the victim mailbox on a cinder block; then restored to its former glory; Sam; and the car wreck. They are waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Handle: @secretroompod. THE SECRET ROOM |...
Published 12/12/23
Sarah tells Ben about the frenetic post-grad backpack trip she took through SE Asia.  It’s the story of one woman’s solo adventure, and how she got exactly what she wanted, for better or worse. STITCH FIX Get 25% off when you keep everything in your Fix. StitchFix.com/SECRET. PICTURES See Sarah with Haley, Josh and Lou in Bangkok and Bali.  Also, Sarah’s famous friendship bracelet and the iconic picture of Josh and Haley on the trash heap! They are waiting for you...
Published 11/28/23
Josh and his wife had international careers, surviving jungles, paramilitary groups, you name it.  But nothing had prepped them for the conditions of their final job, which were so harsh they had to resort to extreme measures to get out. DIPSEA Get a 30-day free trial when you go to DipseaStories.com/secret. STORYWORTH Get $10 off your first purchase at StoryWorth.com/secret. PICTURES See pictures of Josh and fam on the world stage. They are waiting for you...
Published 11/14/23
An army private stationed in Afghanistan got involved in some hi jinx with her fellow soldiers. What they never found out was that she would become a mole.  It’s Melody’s unexpected story of love and war during her brief military career. STITCH FIX Get  25% off when you keep everything in your Fix. StitchFix.com/SECRET. PICTURES See Melody on deployment and evidence of hi jinx! They are waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Handle: @secretroompod. THE SECRET ROOM |...
Published 10/31/23
Today we’re recommending a podcast that’s a natural fit for Secret Room listeners: What Was That Like, hosted by Scott Johnson.  It’s about real people in unreal situations. Today’s episode is “Victoria’s Neighbors Brought Horrible News.”  You can see all Scott’s episodes on this page.  Binge them now and learn more at WhatWasThatLike.com. The Secret Room will be back in a week with a fresh episode about a military prankster stationed in Afghanistan. Ben  
Published 10/24/23
A student got the goods on Sloane and blackmailed her.  Hear why Sloane wouldn’t change a thing, and neither would her blackmailer. DOOR DASH Get 50% off your first DoorDash order up to a $20 value when you use code Secretfall at checkout.  STITCH FIX Get 25% off when you keep everything in your Fix. StitchFix.com/SECRET. PICTURES See Sloane and Max at school and graduation. They are waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Handle: @secretroompod. ...
Published 10/17/23
Cristina tells us about a very odd job she took when she was younger. Her friends were shocked but curiosity got the best of her, and now she’s ready to tell all. BETTER HELP The Secret Room is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. DIPSEA Get a 30-day free trial when you go to DipseaStories.com/secret. PICTURES See Cristina, her travel companion and The Hollow Bottom in some epic pictures right now. They are waiting for you...
Published 10/03/23
Trace reveals a blockbuster secret that, if revealed, could destroy her relationship with the loving woman who raised her.  She’s held the secret for 25 years and tells all on The Secret Room. BETTER HELP The Secret Room is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. DIPSEA Get a 30-day free trial when you go to DipseaStories.com/secret. DOOR DASH Get 50% off your first DoorDash order up to a $20 value when you use code Secretfall at...
Published 09/19/23
Jude concocted an elaborate scheme to deal with her obnoxious neighbors. Her plan required a burner phone and revealing her privates. But did she get what she wanted? Let’s find out. BETTER HELP The Secret Room is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. DIPSEA Get a 30-day free trial when you go to DipseaStories.com/SECRET. DOOR DASH Get 50% off your first DoorDash order up to a $10 value when you use code SECRET at checkout. ...
Published 09/05/23
Jacki tells us about her mom’s wrongful and fantastical accusation against her.  It leads to devastating consequences for Jacki and a young man, not that she cared.  Link in bio.  Catch up on Jacki’s writing and comedy at jackikane.com! BETTERHELP Sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. DIPSEA Get a 30-day free trial when you go to DipseaStories.com/SECRET. THE FARMER’S DOG Get 50% off your first box plus free shipping at...
Published 08/22/23
Heidi knows her son was the victim of a premeditated murder, but she can’t prove it in court.  It’s the story of a life stolen by a wicked, evil person. DIPSEA Get a 30-day free trial when you go to DipseaStories.com/SECRET. BETTER HELP Sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret.   DOOR DASH  Get 50% off your first DoorDash order up to a $10 value when you use code Secret at checkout.   THE FARMER’S DOG Get 50% off your first box at ...
Published 08/08/23