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Fear Based Life

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After a spiritual breakdown, Melissa Stephens explores fears, phobias, and beliefs with a special guest.

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After a spiritual breakdown, Melissa Stephens explores fears, phobias, and beliefs with a special guest.

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195 Ratings
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The absolute best

By AllyBallyButter - Sep 08 2017
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I love Mel. Listening to it makes me feel not so crazy with my fears!

I was skeptical but

By Lita as in Carmelita - Aug 25 2017
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Mel is honest and totally relatable! I'm hooked!

iTunes Ratings

195 Ratings
Average Ratings
174
6
6
3
6

The absolute best

By AllyBallyButter - Sep 08 2017
Read more
I love Mel. Listening to it makes me feel not so crazy with my fears!

I was skeptical but

By Lita as in Carmelita - Aug 25 2017
Read more
Mel is honest and totally relatable! I'm hooked!
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Fear Based Life

Latest release on Oct 01, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 10 days ago

Rank #1: Live Show w/ Nick Court, Florence Hartigan, Andy Haynes, Dan Van Kirk, Ben Bizuneh, Georgia Hardstark

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Fear Based Life LIVE is a live stage show where Mel invites her friends to come by, explore everything dark, and try something on stage they've never done before. Featuring: Nick Court, Florence Hartigan, Andy Haynes, Daniel Van Kirk, Ben Bizuneh and Georgia Hardstark!

May 02 2017

1hr 30mins

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Rank #2: Depression and Self-Hatred with Will Weldon

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Will Weldon shares his deepest fears and heart wrenching stories with Mel on Fear Based Life.

Sep 07 2016

1hr 32mins

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Rank #3: Losing People, The Unknown, Never Getting a Sign w/ Mel Stephens

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A special solo episode on losing loved ones, the unknown, and never receiving a sign with your host Mel Stephens.

Sep 19 2017

1hr 6mins

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Rank #4: Cults, Being Attacked in Your Bed, and Catholic Confession w/ Henry Zebrowski

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Cults, being attacked in your home, and confession with comedian and actor Henry Zebrowski.

Jul 11 2017

1hr 23mins

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Rank #5: Hometown Murder

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Veronica, a friend from NYC whom I haven't seen in ages, reached out to tell me her story. It's full of so many twists and turns and a murder that has gone unsolved..... 

Mar 20 2018

1hr 7mins

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Rank #6: Flying and Choking w/ Jen Kirkman

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Mel sits down with comedian Jen Kirkman

Mar 14 2017

1hr 27mins

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Rank #7: Stairs, Anger, and Drunk People w/ Steven Ray Morris

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Stairs, anger, and drunkenness from others while sober with Steven Ray Morris.

Jul 25 2017

1hr 20mins

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Rank #8: Auditions and Internet Neuroses w/ Jackie Johnson

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Natch Beaut’s Jackie Johnson joins Mel to chat about auditioning in Los Angeles, editing yourself, internet neuroses, and the ideal way to die.

May 30 2017

1hr 29mins

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Rank #9: Online everything and not being liked w/ Matt McConkey

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Mel chats with Matt McConkey about online everything, and not being liked.

Feb 05 2017

1hr 37mins

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Rank #10: Snakes and The Death Of A Child with Mike Truesdale

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Mike Truesdale's goto fear is snakes, but as a new Father the thought of losing a child is devastating.

Jun 21 2016

1hr 44mins

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Rank #11: When fear is banished......

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Vanessa shares her harrowing story of living through her greatest fear. Try to not sob through it. Mel couldn't.

Nov 22 2017

1hr 1min

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Rank #12: Social Anxiety and Fear Of Being Hated with Courtney Pauroso

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Two of Feral Audio's rawest voices meet to talk about their fears when We Should Have A Podcast's Courtney Pauroso opens up about her sometimes debilitating social anxiety.

Aug 16 2016

1hr 32mins

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Rank #13: Instability w/ Dan Van Kirk Part 2

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Many faiths of Dan.

Mar 07 2017

1hr 41mins

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Rank #14: Heights and Not Being Good Enough with Ingrid Haas

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Feral Audio fans have the long awaited Vomit On The Web reunion and official farewell episode, Ingrid Haas joins Fear Based Life to talk about her fear of heights.

Jul 06 2016

1hr 15mins

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Rank #15: Heart Arrhythmia w/ John Roy

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John Roy joins Mel on this week's episode.

Feb 21 2017

1hr 14mins

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Rank #16: Sickness and Expectations w/ Mel Stephens

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Mel records a special solo episode and shares her own fears about her upcoming live show, her health, and what’s coming next.

Mar 22 2017

1hr 1min

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Rank #17: Death of a Loved One, Driving in LA, and Being Perceived as a Burden w/ Santina Muha

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Death of a loved one, driving in Los Angeles, and being perceived as a burden with comedic actor Santina Muha.

Oct 10 2017

1hr 18mins

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Rank #18: Psychic Medium Bill Phillips

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Mel explores her curiosity into psychics, mediums and channeling in an interview with practicing psychic Bill Phillips.

Jul 19 2016

1hr 1min

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Rank #19: Anger with Leslye Headland

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Writer and longtime friend of Mels, Leslye Headland talks her fear of death and anger.

Jul 12 2016

1hr 30mins

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Rank #20: Food Phobias and Self-Harm w/ Listener Bailey

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On this week’s Fear Based Life, a listener named Bailey calls in to chat with Mel about food phobias, self-harm, abusive relationships, and more.

May 23 2017

1hr 10mins

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