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Rank #22 in Personal Journals category

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Personal Journals

Strangers

By Lea Thau

Rank #22 in Personal Journals category

Society & Culture
Personal Journals
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From Lea Thau, Peabody award-winning producer and creator of The Moth Podcast and The Moth Radio Hour, comes her new storytelling baby, Strangers. Each episode is an empathy shot in your arm, featuring true stories about the people we meet, the connections we make, the heartbreaks we suffer, the kindnesses we encounter, and those frightful moments when we discover that WE aren't even who we thought we were.

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From Lea Thau, Peabody award-winning producer and creator of The Moth Podcast and The Moth Radio Hour, comes her new storytelling baby, Strangers. Each episode is an empathy shot in your arm, featuring true stories about the people we meet, the connections we make, the heartbreaks we suffer, the kindnesses we encounter, and those frightful moments when we discover that WE aren't even who we thought we were.

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Thank you.

By nickname hella x - Nov 17 2018
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The host has a beautiful voice. Honest. Raw. Good story telling.

Love for Strangers

By Angiegreenthumbd - Oct 28 2018
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I so love your voice. I hope you are thriving and enjoying life ♥️

iTunes Ratings

4980 Ratings
Average Ratings
4395
286
120
66
113

Thank you.

By nickname hella x - Nov 17 2018
Read more

The host has a beautiful voice. Honest. Raw. Good story telling.

Love for Strangers

By Angiegreenthumbd - Oct 28 2018
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I so love your voice. I hope you are thriving and enjoying life ♥️

Top 10 Episode of Strangers

Rank #1: Terry’s Treasure

Aug 30 2013
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Producer Lea Thau embarks on a strange online dating adventure. Get the full story here. 

Rank #2: Claire Obscure

Mar 11 2017
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It starts with a murder and ends with new questions. In between there’s Claire’s story. That’s not her real name. It’s neither her old name, nor her new name. It’s the name she took to tell this story. Warning: this episode contains graphic and disturbing content. Do not listen with children.

Rank #3: Jack Be Nimble, Part 1

Aug 05 2017
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A run-down trailer in small town Texas, Sunday mornings with Charlie Chaplin, heroine-dazed zombies, fighting off dragons, and narrowly escaping real life monsters — this was Jack’s life when she was a little girl. It was about survival from the very beginning. This episode is not suitable for children.

Rank #4: David Terry: Jesus

Jan 11 2013
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The son of missionaries is taken to Greece and returns to the U.S. in the 8th grade with a mullet and a Jesus shirt. Get the full story here.

Rank #5: Love Hurts

Aug 15 2014
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While doing a story about online dating, Lea gets her heart broken (yet again). Get the full story here.

Rank #6: The Truth

Oct 28 2016
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Ashley’s husband, Corey, is accused of the worst thing imaginable. What follows sends the family on an ever darkening journey, swinging between answers, hypotheses, emotions, and, ultimately, the truth. This story is not appropriate for children.

Rank #7: Human/Ordinary

Jul 21 2017
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A couple of weeks ago we got an email from Sam in Australia about his podcast Human/Ordinary. We liked it so much we decided to share it with you. Here’s an adapted version of his 10th episode called Headstone: Breath and Bone. The content might be intense for some. You will glean the subject matter … Continue reading Human/Ordinary →

Rank #8: My Father’s Bones

Oct 09 2015
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One day when Susan was five, her father came home and nailed her bunk bed shut. That was the beginning of a long strange journey.

Rank #9: Jack Be Nimble, Part 2

Aug 18 2017
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Ladies and Gentlemen: Jack, Part 2, in which there will be guns and fear and roses and magic. There will be frat boys and homeless ladies, sweet clowns, and sad selves. Above all, there will be Jack. He will be nimble and he will be bold.

Rank #10: Lauren Whaley, Jake de Grazia, VS. Dobbs: Love

Feb 14 2013
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Three stories of heart break and true love. Get the full story here.