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This American Lie

This American Lie is a fully improvised Public Radio show based on that other Public Radio Show with a very similar name. Tune in for an hour of "HILAR-UDITE" entertainducation. It's smart, it's droll, it's made possible by listeners like you.

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Part of a Well-Balanced Breakfast

This very special episode of "This American Lie" follows the lives of three siblings, after their careers as the Frosty Puffs commercial children come to an end.Starring Jordan Pridgen, Janel Benisch-Wojcik, Mike Hughes, and Dan Heber.This American Lie is an improvised podcast performed in studio and LIVE around Los Angeles. Part of the Ruby Tone Network. Follow @ThisAmerLie or find us on Facebook for show information.

7 May 2019

Rank #1

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In My Normal Life

An aggressively normal family is thrown out of their comfort zone, a secluded island community gets its first modern car, and a look back at the life of an unassuming mailman with a larger than life alter egoStarring Jordan Pridgen, Mike Hughes, Janel Benisch, and Robin Kapustin.This American Lie is an improvised podcast performed in studio and LIVE around Los Angeles. Part of the Nerdist School Network. Follow @ThisAmerLie or find us on Facebook for show information.

12 Dec 2017

Rank #2

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Looking For Parking

A valet driver can't find a car in the location he left it, Chloe Grace-Horowitz shares her thoughts while searching for a place to park, love is found after a battle for a perfect Trader Joe's parking spot, regulatory changes in the construction of a building inflict a 7 year battle to finish the complex, and our producer visits the garage of a VIP spa known for it's privacy.Starring Ruthie Holmes, Micah Gordon, Janel Benisch, Dan Heber, and Mike Hughes.This American Lie is an improvised podcast performed in studio and LIVE around Los Angeles. Part of the Ruby Tone Network. Follow @ThisAmerLie or find us on Facebook for show information.

2 Apr 2019

Rank #3

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What Set Me Off

A principal tries a new angle to help an angry kid, a couple returns to their old inn, a gang of thieves steals cars only to return them to victims of car theft, a writers simple mistake changes her whole way of working, and tapes from a small island nation reveal the life of an old revolutionary.Starring Micah Gordon, Dan Heber, Ruthie Holmes, Alex Franklin, and Brian Flynn.This American Lie is an improvised podcast performed in studio and LIVE around Los Angeles. Part of the Nerdist School Network. Follow @ThisAmerLie or find us on Facebook for show information.

16 Jan 2018

Rank #4

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Not Alone

A woman finds her big moves comes with a big addition, a well-known folk singer takes part his first solo venture, producer Wendy Umbrella goes undercover to learn more about the inner workings of an established doomsday group, a man endures great tragedy and continues on, and a young filmmaker's long abandoned audio tapes are found.Starring Micah Gordon, Dan Heber, Ruthie Holmes, Mike Hughes, and Janel Benisch. This American Lie is an improvised podcast performed in studio and LIVE around Los Angeles. Part of the Ruby Tone Network. Follow @ThisAmerLie or find us on Facebook for show information.

11 Jul 2018

Rank #5

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Nobody's Buying It

A young man selling chocolate finds himself without a single customer, a new toy is pinned to be the hottest sell at Christmas, an infamous conman never completed a single con in his 35 year career, our producer Tippy Porterhouse looks into a day in history that not a single stock was sold or bought, and a short story author is dosed with a very strong edible before winning is most prized award. Starring Micah Gordon, Janel Benisch, Dan Heber, Ruthie Holmes, and Brian Flynn. This American Lie is an improvised podcast performed in studio and LIVE around Los Angeles. Part of the Ruby Tone Network. Follow @ThisAmerLie or find us on Facebook for show information.

9 Jan 2019

Rank #6

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The Whole Group Showed Up

A company party becomes too much to bear, the origins of a fantasy-role-playing game reveals some sexual misconnections, an unusual dog race in Ice Hamlet, Nebraska makes a couple reveal everything, a Silicon Valley start-up starts marketing more than just coupons and and producer Robert Mayonnaise tries to make amends when his friends replace him with someone new at the Cracker Barrel. Starring Brian Flynn, Mike Hughes, Ruthie Holmes, Alexandra Franklin and Chris Standifer.This American Lie is an improvised podcast performed in studio and LIVE around Los Angeles. Part of the Ruby Tone Network. Follow @ThisAmerLie or find us on Facebook for show information.

5 Jun 2018

Rank #7

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Sunset

A small town woman lives with a lifelong fear of vampires, our producer shares his journey to find a suitable retirement home for his grandmother, a woman shops every store on Sunset Blvd., every winter a small Alaskan town faces the terrifying "Sunterror", and a man fights to get America back under the Queen's Rule.Starring Micah Gordon, Mike Hughes, Muriel Montgomery, Dan Heber, and Ruthie Holmes.This American Lie is an improvised podcast performed in studio and LIVE around Los Angeles. Part of the Nerdist School Network. Follow @ThisAmerLie or find us on Facebook for show information.

3 Apr 2018

Rank #8

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Surprise! Surprise!

Producer Ryan Breed visits a restaurant where each dish is a surprise to the guest, a man returns to a roadside attraction called, "House of Surprises," tapes of a family reunion reveal a crazy family story, and our producer visits the most exclusive gender reveal party in NYC.Starring Mike Hughes, Ruthie Holmes, Dan Heber, and Brian Flynn. This American Lie is an improvised podcast performed in studio and LIVE around Los Angeles. Part of the Ruby Tone Network. Follow @ThisAmerLie or find us on Facebook for show information.

7 Aug 2018

Rank #9

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Unnecessary Details

An award winning, 28 year high school English teacher has never once covered a single piece of English literature, a former Sunnyworth Prison inmate returns to the white color prison and relearns the way of the facilities, Humorist and Dating Expert Alsandra Polimer-Pompei follows the users of a dating app that shares every detail of your matches lives, our producer speaks with the officer who responded to a murder in a parking lot in Rodsdale, Idaho, and never before seen behind-the-scenes footage from the 1973 drama, "The Most Unnecessary Detail" is presented.Starring Mike Hughes, Ruthie Holmes, Janel Benisch, Dan Heber, and Micah Gordon. This American Lie is an improvised podcast performed in studio and LIVE around Los Angeles. Part of the Ruby Tone Network. Follow @ThisAmerLie or find us on Facebook for show information.

4 Sep 2018

Rank #10