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Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People

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Rank #105 in Comedy category

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1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! Theme song by Shellshag.

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1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! Theme song by Shellshag.

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Great but

By lilatomland - May 05 2020
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Love. But the amnt of adds is horrible

Love listening to Chris and guests

By Chris664518 - Apr 29 2020
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Episodes run long but good conversations usually

iTunes Ratings

7312 Ratings
Average Ratings
6804
240
98
74
96

Great but

By lilatomland - May 05 2020
Read more
Love. But the amnt of adds is horrible

Love listening to Chris and guests

By Chris664518 - Apr 29 2020
Read more
Episodes run long but good conversations usually
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Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People

Latest release on Jul 07, 2020

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