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Rank #97 in Comedy category

Comedy

Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People

By Earwolf and Chris Gethard

Rank #97 in Comedy category

Comedy
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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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4537 Ratings
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Holly

By ashleethom - Jan 04 2019
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Crying like a baby at work at her beautiful song. Thank you.

Favorite podcast

By Erica______27 - Dec 21 2018
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Best podcast ever. I’ve been listening 2 years and it’s still my favorite part of the week.

iTunes Ratings

4537 Ratings
Average Ratings
4165
190
71
55
56

Holly

By ashleethom - Jan 04 2019
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Crying like a baby at work at her beautiful song. Thank you.

Favorite podcast

By Erica______27 - Dec 21 2018
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Best podcast ever. I’ve been listening 2 years and it’s still my favorite part of the week.

Top 10 Episode of Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People

Rank #1: 121. Prison Bound

Jul 17 2018
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In a few days, this caller will turn herself over to federal authorities and begin a multi-year prison sentence. She tells Geth about how she ended up with a federal indictment, getting sober and all the fast food she’ll be eating before turning herself in. This episode is brought to you by Halo Top (www.halotop.com), Talkspace (www.talkspace.com/beautiful), and Madison Reed (www.madison-reed.com code: PEOPLE).

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Rank #2: 109. If They Say No, They Mean No

Apr 24 2018
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A young man describes three difficult experiences of being sexually assaulted and overcoming drug addiction. It's a raw, honest conversation that is occasionally interrupted by Snapchat notifications and a barking puppy. This episode is brought to you by Thomas’ English Muffins, Tripping.com, and The Girl Who Smiled Beads.

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Rank #3: 110. Virtual Dominatrix

May 01 2018
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A political science student and self-described ‘Robin Hood of sugar babies’ talks with Geth about the significant emotional labor that goes into online sex work and the commensurate earnings. She also discusses her political aspirations, including her ideal running mate (hint: together they'll make money moves). This episode is brought to you by 9 Days and 9 Nights, Thomas’ English Muffins, ZipRecruiter, and The Girl Who Smiled Beads.

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Rank #4: 111. Death Row Lawyer

May 08 2018
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Growing up in Northern England, this week’s caller became unlikely pen pals with a death row inmate in the American South. That experience, along with an unusual proximity to murder that she describes as a “family quirk”, inspired her career path. This episode is brought to you by Brooklinen, Thomas’ English Muffins, and The Girl Who Smiled Beads.

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Rank #5: 130. My Year of Sexploration

Sep 18 2018
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Last time this caller got through she talked about being a marching band teacher. She got through again. This time she gets very detailed about a year of pushing and exploring boundaries. This episode is brought to you by Sun Basket (www.sunbasket.com/BEAUTIFUL), Amazon Prime Channels (www.tryprimechannels.com/stories, Third Love (www.thirdlove.com/BEAUTIFUL), and Caffe Monster. 

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Rank #6: 108. Road Dogs

Apr 17 2018
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Driving 10-12 hours a day buying and selling machinery can lead to challenges like finding a good gym and getting sufficient protein while avoiding fast food. Gethard has a fun chat with two dudes on a long road trip about making major life changes, maintaining positivity after losing loved ones, and creatine farts. This episode is brought to you by Stamps.com (www.stamps.com code: BEAUTIFUL), Thomas’ English Muffins, and Your Mechanic (www.yourmechanic.com/STORIES).

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Rank #7: 119. 39-Year-Old Grandma

Jul 03 2018
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A young grandmother with a family tree that involves some unusually complicated math talks with Gethard about rolling with the punches and rising above the obstacles that life puts in her way.  This episode is brought to you by Mack Weldon (www.mackweldon.com code: BEAUTIFUL), Halo Top, and Talkspace (www.talkspace.com).

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Rank #8: 120. Out Of The Closet

Jul 10 2018
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A young man who has never told anyone about his sexuality finally does. He and Geth talk online relationships, coming out in conservative parts of the country, and being completely unimpressed by Mt. Rushmore. This episode is brought to you by Halo Top (www.halotop.com), ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/BEAUTIFUL), Brooklinen (www.brooklinen.com code: BEAUTIFUL), and Talkspace (www.talkspace.com/beautiful).

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Rank #9: 107. It’s Quiet Time

Apr 10 2018
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A mother of two talks about her youthful past as a wandering actor and the choices she made to change her life. Geth asks a question in this call that leads to the ultimate “Sorry Sally” moment: How much do Playboy models get paid? This episode is brought to you by Brooklinen (www.brooklinen.com code: BEAUTIFUL), Thomas’ English Muffins, and ZipRecruiter (www.ziprecruiter.com/BEAUTIFUL).

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Rank #10: 135. Vanity & Sanity

Oct 23 2018
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What is beauty? Maybe the answer is unknowable. For this week’s caller, searching for the answer to that question has been the source of a lot of emotions: anger, depression, anxiety, jealousy and sometimes happiness.  This episode is brought to you by Ulta Beauty (www.ulta.com).

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