Episodes
On this special episode, we share some of our favorite outtakes, go behind the scenes of The Truth, hear from writers Mary McDonnell and Louis Kornfeld, meet associate producer Nichole Hill, and answer listener questions. Radiotopia is a network of creators who are able to follow their curiosity and tell the stories they care about the most. Show your support for my fellow Radiotopia shows during our Spring Fundraiser. Donate today at https://on.prx.org/3wl9pWn. The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 06/10/21
Liz can work a crowd. But can she read the room? Written by Chris Kipiniak. Performed by Sue Galloway, Sarah Mollo-Christensen, Brian Miskell, Alex Song-Xia, Michael Cullen, Neil Tyrone Pritchard, Patrick Noth, Erica Schroeder, Jake Hart, and Chris Kipiniak The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 05/27/21
Liz can work a crowd. But can she read the room? Written by Chris Kipiniak. Performed by Sue Galloway, Sarah Mollo-Christensen, Brian Miskell, Alex Song-Xia, Michael Cullen, Neil Tyrone Pritchard, Patrick Noth, Erica Schroeder, Jake Hart, and Chris Kipiniak The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 05/27/21
Two grieving friends hope for a miracle. Neither of them is prepared for what they get. Written by Louis Kornfeld. Performed by Monica Wyche, David Deblinger, Dmitry Shein, Sue Galloway, Jeff Wucher, Sebastian Connelli, and Mary McDonnell. The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 05/13/21
CONTENT WARNING: This episode includes descriptions of sexual acts, and an anti-semitic attack. Two grieving friends hope for a miracle. Neither of them is prepared for what they get. Written by Louis Kornfeld. Performed by Monica Wyche, David Deblinger, Dmitry Shein, Sue Galloway, Jeff Wucher, Sebastian Connelli, and Mary McDonnell. The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 05/13/21
The latest TikTok challenge seemed fun - until the people started disappearing. Written by Mary McDonnell. Performed by Jacob Cornell, Glo Tavarez, Jenny Gorelick, Kyle Gordon, Lida Damian, Rachel Weinstsky, Pedro Alocer, Tom Whittington, Mary McDonnell, and Nichole Hill. The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 04/29/21
A widower loses his horse and searches for something new to love. Written by Roney. Performed by Austin Pendleton, Josh Perilo, Tallie Medel, Dmitry Shein, Rachel Botchan, Kyle Gordon, Tommy Marshall, Thomas Whittington, Frankie Johnson, Sarah Reynolds, Nichole Hill, and Roney. The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 04/15/21
A widower loses his horse and searches for something new to love. Written by Roney. Performed by Austin Pendleton, Josh Perilo, Tallie Medel, Dmitry Shein, Rachel Botchan, Kyle Gordon, Tommy Marshall, Thomas Whittington, Frankie Johnson, Sarah Reynolds, Nichole Hill, and Roney. The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 04/15/21
A sudden telepathic connection pushes an unhappy woman into the arms of her brother-in-law. Written by Mary McDonnell. Performed by Kimberly Chatterjee, Adrián Burke, Brandon Zelman, Ryan Karels, Amy Warren, and Mary McDonnell. The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 03/25/21
A sudden telepathic connection pushes an unhappy woman into the arms of her brother-in-law. Written by Mary McDonnell. Performed by Kimberly Chatterjee, Adrián Burke, Brandon Zelman, Ryan Karels, Amy Warren, and Mary McDonnell. The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 03/25/21
CONTENT WARNING: This episode includes very strong language, and descriptions of sexual acts. It is for adults only, and not intended for children. An ambitious Roman senator is ready to sacrifice anything for his career, when the emperor Caligula declares himself a living god. Written by Louis Kornfeld. Performed by Richie Moriarty, Joseph Medeiros, Michael Cumpsty, Danielle Delgado, Margo Seibert, Jake Hart, and Louis Kornfeld. The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 03/11/21
CONTENT WARNING: This episode includes very strong language, and descriptions of sexual acts. It is for adults only, and not intended for children. An ambitious Roman senator is ready to sacrifice anything for his career, when the emperor Caligula declares himself a living god. Written by Louis Kornfeld. Performed by Richie Moriarty, Joseph Medeiros, Michael Cumpsty, Danielle Delgado, Margo Seibert, Jake Hart, and Louis Kornfeld. The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 03/11/21
Back in 2015, twin brother and sister Josh and Joan Burns formed CrossBread, the hugely successful Christian Rap duo from Boronia in Melbourne's outer suburbs. This is their story. For this episode, we’re featuring another podcast, CrossBread from ABC Radio. You can hear the whole series on their website, or wherever you listen to podcasts. And after the story, we’ll talk with writer Declan Fay about the making of the series. CrossBread from ABC Radio
Published 02/25/21
Back in 2015, twin brother and sister Josh and Joan Burns formed CrossBread, the hugely successful Christian Rap duo from Boronia in Melbourne's outer suburbs. This is their story. For this episode, we’re featuring another podcast, CrossBread from ABC Radio. You can hear the whole series on their website, or wherever you listen to podcasts. And after the story, we’ll talk with writer Declan Fay about the making of the series. CrossBread from ABC Radio
Published 02/25/21
The hardest thing about living in a post-apocalypse is the loneliness. But what you do to cope could make things worse. This story is the third in the “Hum” series. If you haven’t heard them already, please go listen to After the Hum and Into the Hum first. Written by Chris Kipiniak. Performed by James Dwyer, Michael Cullen, Chris Kipiniak, Jessica Morgan, Marisa Brau, Suzanne Toren, and Russell G. Jones. The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 02/11/21
The hardest thing about living in a post-apocalypse is the loneliness. But what you do to cope could make things worse. This story is the third in the “Hum” series. If you haven’t heard them already, please go listen to After the Hum and Into the Hum first. Written by Chris Kipiniak. Performed by James Dwyer, Michael Cullen, Chris Kipiniak, Jessica Morgan, Marisa Brau, Suzanne Toren, and Russell G. Jones. The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 02/11/21
An unexpected chance to be on a reality show lands Cat in a bizarre love triangle. As the story takes on a life of its own, her TV dreams devolve into a real-life nightmare. Written by Megan Stein. Performed by Rebecca Robles, Louis Kornfeld, Megan Stein, Michael Cruz Kayne, Chris Cafero, and Daniel Hubbard. The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 01/28/21
An unexpected chance to be on a reality show lands Cat in a bizarre love triangle. As the story takes on a life of its own, her TV dreams devolve into a real-life nightmare. Written by Megan Stein. Performed by Rebecca Robles, Louis Kornfeld, Megan Stein, Michael Cruz Kayne, Chris Cafero, and Daniel Hubbard. The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 01/28/21
When a group of misfit college students learn that their new roleplaying game affects the real world, opportunities abound. But there are consequences. Written by Timothy Cooper. Performed by Mark Gessner, Tallie Medel, Woody Fu, Ariel Gitlin, and Ed Herbstman. The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 01/14/21
When a group of misfit college students learn that their new roleplaying game affects the real world, opportunities abound. But there are consequences. Written by Timothy Cooper. Performed by Mark Gessner, Tallie Medel, Woody Fu, Ariel Gitlin, and Ed Herbstman. The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 01/14/21
It’s been five years since her stroke, and Ann is still struggling to make new memories. But an ancient technique might be the key she needs to put her life back together. Written by Louis Kornfeld. Performed by Ann Carr, Dennis Pacheco, Amy Warren, Jake Smith, Liz Noth, Megan Stein, Timothy Cooper and Louis Kornfeld. The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 12/17/20
It’s been five years since her stroke, and Ann is still struggling to make new memories. But an ancient technique might be the key she needs to put her life back together. Written by Louis Kornfeld. Performed by Ann Carr, Dennis Pacheco, Amy Warren, Jake Smith, Liz Noth, Megan Stein, Timothy Cooper and Louis Kornfeld. The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 12/17/20
Two best friends are part of a Christmas Eve Bitcoin heist, but things don’t go according to plan. Written by Anthony Del Col. Performed by Alex Dickson, Alex Song-Xia, Matt Jones, John Doman, and Sophie Yalkezian. The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 12/03/20
Two best friends are part of a Christmas Eve Bitcoin heist, but things don’t go according to plan. Written by Anthony Del Col. Performed by Alex Dickson, Alex Song-Xia, Matt Jones, John Doman, and Sophie Yalkezian. The Truth Instagram Twitter
Published 12/03/20
Appearances is “an audio mind trip about an Iranian-American woman, the family she carries around in her head, and the family that she wants to have.” It’s a wonderful new 10-part series from producer Sharon Mashihi, Mermaid Palace, and Radiotopia. For this episode, we’re playing the series Prologue. If you like what you hear, please go check out the whole series! You can find it here: https://mermaidpalace.org/appearances Or by searching for “Appearances” in your favorite podcast app.
Published 11/19/20