Car crashes & Anxiety with Georgia Hardstark
My Favorite Murder's Georgia Hardstark opens up about her deepest fears.
2 Nov 2016
Stairs, Anger, and Drunk People w/ Steven Ray Morris
Stairs, anger, and drunkenness from others while sober with Steven Ray Morris.
25 Jul 2017
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.....
20 Mar 2018
Auditions and Internet Neuroses w/ Jackie Johnson
Natch Beaut’s Jackie Johnson joins Mel to chat about auditioning in Los Angeles, editing yourself, internet neuroses, and the ideal way to die.
30 May 2017
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Social Anxiety and Fear Of Being Hated with Courtney Pauroso
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.
16 Aug 2016
Generalized Anxiety and Finding The Right Church w/ Dorothy Fortenberry
Generalized anxiety, growing up in the “Libral South,” and finding the right church with writer Dorothy Fortenberry.
27 Jun 2017
Snakes and The Death Of A Child with Mike Truesdale
Mike Truesdale's goto fear is snakes, but as a new Father the thought of losing a child is devastating.
21 Jun 2016
When fear is banished......
Vanessa shares her harrowing story of living through her greatest fear. Try to not sob through it. Mel couldn't.
22 Nov 2017
Live Show w/ Nick Court, Florence Hartigan, Andy Haynes, Dan Van Kirk, Ben Bizuneh, Georgia Hardstark
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!
2 May 2017
Death of a Loved One, Driving in LA, and Being Perceived as a Burden w/ Santina Muha
Death of a loved one, driving in Los Angeles, and being perceived as a burden with comedic actor Santina Muha.
10 Oct 2017
Shark Attacks with Christine Woods
Christine Woods fears the ocean and shark attacks and shares her belief in reincarnation.
28 Jun 2016
Heights and Not Being Good Enough with Ingrid Haas
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.
6 Jul 2016
Losing People, The Unknown, Never Getting a Sign w/ Mel Stephens
A special solo episode on losing loved ones, the unknown, and never receiving a sign with your host Mel Stephens.
19 Sep 2017
Not Living Up To Your Potential and Renouncing God w/ Seth Morris
Not living up to your potential, hitting pedestrians with your car, and renouncing God with comedic actor and writer Seth Morris.
18 Jul 2017
Food Phobias and Self-Harm w/ Listener Bailey
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.
23 May 2017
Dying in Cars Under Water, Flying, and Navigating a New City w/ Erin Gibson
Dying in cars under water, flying, and navigating a new city with improviser, actor, and writer Erin Gibson.
15 Aug 2017
Dead People in the Water, Flesh Eating Bacteria, and Having Children w/ Emily Foster
Dead people in the water, flesh eating bacteria, and having children with writer and producer Emily Foster.
4 Jul 2017
Doing Everything Wrong with Eliza Skinner
Stand up Eliza Skinner delves into her biggest fears and talks about her non-traditional religious upbringing.
13 Sep 2016
Psychic Medium Bill Phillips
Mel explores her curiosity into psychics, mediums and channeling in an interview with practicing psychic Bill Phillips.
19 Jul 2016
Crabs, Death, and Not Fulfilling Your Potential w/ Kat Foster Part Two
Crabs, death of a loved one, and not fulfilling your potential with actor and writer Kat Foster. Part Two of Two.
12 Sep 2017