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This Is Actually Happening

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True Crime
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The uncanny, extraordinary, true stories of events that have dramatically altered the lives of ordinary people; a son is shot by his own father, a woman's sister develops multiple personalities, a man wakes up in the morgue. These are riveting, moving and often haunting stories that will stick with you long after you listen. 

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The uncanny, extraordinary, true stories of events that have dramatically altered the lives of ordinary people; a son is shot by his own father, a woman's sister develops multiple personalities, a man wakes up in the morgue. These are riveting, moving and often haunting stories that will stick with you long after you listen. 

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Can’t stop listening!!

By XoGlaMorOusGiRloX - Feb 14 2020
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I can’t believe I haven’t heard of this podcast until this week. The episodes are a fascinating look into other people’s lives and a great reminder that everyone you see is going through something. I think it is such an important look at the human experience. Please never stop making episodes!!!

Perfect

By Biggfleas - Jan 20 2020
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Just a captivating masterpiece of a podcast

iTunes Ratings

1431 Ratings
Average Ratings
1252
85
40
23
31

Can’t stop listening!!

By XoGlaMorOusGiRloX - Feb 14 2020
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I can’t believe I haven’t heard of this podcast until this week. The episodes are a fascinating look into other people’s lives and a great reminder that everyone you see is going through something. I think it is such an important look at the human experience. Please never stop making episodes!!!

Perfect

By Biggfleas - Jan 20 2020
Read more
Just a captivating masterpiece of a podcast
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This Is Actually Happening

Latest release on Feb 25, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 3: What if you used to speak in tongues?

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"I want to understand my own brain." Producer: Whit Missildine - thisisactuallyhappening.com Music: "Irsen’s Tale" – Kai Engel Intro Music: “Illabye” – Tipper Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro)@eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

Sep 12 2013

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Rank #2: 8: What if you were falsely accused of pedophilia?

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"Yeah I struggle with that question...Why?" Producer: Whit Missildine - thisisactuallyhappening.com Instagram: @actuallyhappening Music: "Water" – Johannes Welsch Intro Music: "Illabye" - Tipper Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

Sep 14 2013

19mins

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Rank #3: 112: What if a murderer appeared at your bedroom door?

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"What happened to me is one of those things where people say, like, 'that could never happen to you.' So now once that happened, it's like well anything can happen to me at any time." Producer: Whit Missildine thisisactuallyhappening.com Instagram: @actuallyhappening Intro Music: "Illabye" - Tipper Music: "Union Flow" - Spuntic. Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

May 01 2018

56mins

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Rank #4: 51: What if your roommate had a deep dark secret?

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"His face was everything that I was angry about." Producer: Whit Missildine - thisisactuallyhappening.com Instagram: @actuallyhappening Music: "Union Flow" - Spuntic Intro Music: "Illabye" - Tipper Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

Jan 13 2015

22mins

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Rank #5: 143: What if you were seduced into a whole new world?

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“Am I at fault? Am I not a victim? Should I not be able to say that because I let it happen? I don’t know if in the human heart there will ever be black and white answers to something like that.”


Producer: Whit Missildine

Editor: Whit Missildine


Content/Trigger Warnings: sexual violence, abuse, sexual trauma, explicit language


You can now find new and archival episodes of This Is Actually Happening completely ad-free, on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use promo code WONDERY.


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Intro Music: "Illabye" - Tipper

Music Bed:  “Re-entry” – Lee Rosevere

Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

This Is Actually Happening online store now officially open. Follow this link https://www.teepublic.com/stores/this-is-actually-happening-store?ref_id=9467 to access branded t-shirts, posters, stickers and more from the shop. 

Nov 19 2019

1hr 11mins

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Rank #6: 29: What if you had sex with over 900 people?

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"I've come to a place where I don't believe in a God that's less compassionate than I am." Producer: Whit Missildine - thisisactuallyhappening.com Instagram: @actuallyhappening Music: “Phylotaxis” - Squirm Orchestra Intro Music: "Illabye" - Tipper Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

Sep 14 2013

27mins

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Rank #7: 142: What if it happened in broad daylight?

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“I didn’t really realize that it was a thing that was happening to me. I don’t really know how to describe that feeling, but it was just so hard to understand.”


Producer: Whit Missildine

Editor: Nigel Coutinho, Whit Missildine


Content/Trigger Warnings: violent assault, explicit language


You can now find new and archival episodes of This Is Actually Happening completely ad-free, on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use promo code WONDERY.


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Instagram: @actuallyhappening


Intro Music: "Illabye" - Tipper

Music Bed:  “Cylinder Four/Cylinder Five” – Chris Zabriskie

Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

This Is Actually Happening online store now officially open. Follow this link https://www.teepublic.com/stores/this-is-actually-happening-store?ref_id=9467 to access branded t-shirts, posters, stickers and more from the shop. 

Nov 05 2019

48mins

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Rank #8: 17: What if you were given 48 hours to live?

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"I'm just so clear that nothing else is promised, other than right now." Producer: Whit Missildine - thisisactuallyhappening.com Music: "Cat Wearing Glasses" – Lee Rosevere Intro Music: "Illabye" - Tipper Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

Sep 14 2013

18mins

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Rank #9: 70: What if you had a mind-blowing affair?

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"I felt like a celestial axe had come down and split my skull in half." Producer: Whit Missildine - thisisactuallyhappening.com Instagram: @actuallyhappening Music: "Re-Entry" - Lee Rosevere Intro Music 1: "Brethren Arise" - Chris Zabriskie Intro Music: "Illabye" - Tipper Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

Feb 03 2016

27mins

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Rank #10: 45: What if your husband led a secret life?

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"The man that I loved is no more. It's almost like, this person died, but is still living." Producer: Whit Missildine - thisisactuallyhappening.com Instagram: @actuallyhappening Music: "Union Flow" - Spuntic Intro Music: "Illabye" - Tipper Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

Mar 11 2014

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Rank #11: 75: What if you were kidnapped by a police officer?

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"I look at that girl now and I really don't even feel like she was me." Producer: Whit Missildine - thisisactuallyhappening.com Instagram: @actuallyhappening Music: "Cylinder Five" - Chris Zabriskie Intro Music: "Illabye" - Tipper Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

May 12 2016

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Rank #12: 100: What if he wouldn't let you leave?

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"I just didn't feel like a person, I didn't feel like I was a being walking on this planet a lot of the time." Producers: Whit Missildine - thisisactuallyhappening.com Instagram: @actuallyhappening Original Score & Sound Design: Ryan Black - ryanblack.io Intro Music: "Illabye" - Tipper Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

Oct 17 2017

52mins

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Rank #13: 103: What if you had a ten year nightmare?

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"The hardest part is that I still don't have any answers...what came into my house that night?" Producers: Whit Missildine - thisisactuallyhappening.com Instagram: @actuallyhappening Original Score & Sound Design: Ryan Black - ryanblack.io Intro Music: "Illabye" - TIpper Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf@rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

Nov 28 2017

44mins

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Rank #14: 85: What if you had bipolar disorder?

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"I had 20 years of living my life as the person I knew I was, and then I had this episode that was totally different from that person." Producer: Whit Missildine - thisisactuallyhappening.com Instagram: @actuallyhappening Music: "The Valley Station" - Accou Links to Accou: accou.bandcamp.com/album/two-stations Intro Music: "Illabye" - Tipper Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

Dec 01 2016

31mins

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Rank #15: 50: What if you were not supposed to see this?

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“I’m not supposed to be seeing this. Like, there’s a crack somewhere. There’s something wrong.” Producer: Whit Missildine - thisisactuallyhappening.com Instagram: @actuallyhappening Music: “Water” - Johannes Welsch Intro Music: "Illabye" - Tipper Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

May 19 2014

20mins

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Rank #16: 4: What if your mom died on Christmas Day?

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"When life suddenly throws something at you like that...Now I'll believe anything. You tell me anything, I'll be like 'sure, why not.'" Producer: Whit Missildine - thisisactuallyhappening.com Music: "To Speak of Solitude" – Brambles Intro Music: “Illabye” – Tipper Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro)@eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

Sep 12 2013

13mins

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Rank #17: 60: What if oral sex triggered a near death experience?: Part One

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"Anytime I felt off or bad or anything, I would immediately freak out....it would just spiral out of control every single time." Producer: Whit Missildine - thisisactuallyhappening.com Instagram: @actuallyhappening Music: "The Dark Glow of the Mountains" - Chris Zabriskie Intro Music: "Illabye" - Tipper Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

Jun 09 2015

26mins

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Rank #18: 83: What if your past was an unsolved mystery?

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"Everything now is just a partial truth. We're never going to know." Producer: Whit Missildine - thisisactuallyhappening.com Instagram: @actuallyhappening Music: "Union Flow" - Spuntic Intro Music: "Illabye" - Tipper Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

Oct 25 2016

38mins

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Rank #19: 114: What if her ex-boyfriend tried to kill you?

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“All of a sudden within a hundred meters of your house that’s where the worst thing happens and suddenly the world becomes different…you can’t go back to who you were.”

Producer: Whit Missildine

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Intro Music: "Illabye" - Tipper

Music Bed: "Re-Entry” – Lee Rosevere

Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

Aug 21 2018

52mins

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Rank #20: 141: What if you witnessed a horrific act?

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“I just felt something inside of me that was so sickening. It’s just like this point of realization, almost like your biggest fear in that moment had come true.”


Producer: Whit Missildine

Editor: Whit Missildine


Content/Trigger Warnings: suicide, explicit language


You can now find new and archival episodes of This Is Actually Happening completely ad-free, on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use promo code WONDERY.


thisisactuallyhappening.com

Instagram: @actuallyhappening


Intro Music: "Illabye" - Tipper

Music Bed:  Ambient themes by Nigel Coutinho

Outro Music: "The Moon is Down" - El Diablo & Adam Schraft (Rojo y Negro) @eldiablosf @rojo-y-negro www.eldiablobass.com/

This Is Actually Happening online store now officially open. Follow this link https://www.teepublic.com/stores/this-is-actually-happening-store?ref_id=9467 to access branded t-shirts, posters, stickers and more from the shop. 

Oct 22 2019

33mins

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