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Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People

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 seRead More

episodes

206. My Girlfriend Cheated, I Got A Dog

Mar 10, 2020
75 min
An extremely optimistic guy calls in to talk about how he got over his cheating ex by getting a dog, living in a tiny house, hopping freight trains and more. Plus, Chris shares what he’s learned on the cusp of turning forty.
Mar 10, 2020 • 75 MIN

Beautiful Follow-Ups: 15 Months In Prison

Mar 6, 2020
50 min
Want to know how much inmates get paid for working in prison? Gethard catches up with the caller from episode 121, Prison Bound, 15 months into her prison stint. He asks if the system is built wrong and how do those inside talk about it and also,...
Mar 6, 2020 • 50 MIN

205. I'm The Best Lyft Driver

Mar 3, 2020
71 min
A former teen mom found happiness after a car wreck by becoming a Lyft driver. She also reveals a surprising connection to Chris.
Mar 3, 2020 • 71 MIN

204. Hit By A Truck

Feb 25, 2020
69 min
Getting hit by a semi truck at work was only the beginning of this guy’s problems. With his future in doubt, he decided to buy his very own 10 acres.
Feb 25, 2020 • 69 MIN

203. Phone Call Hole In One

Feb 18, 2020
69 min
Does having an identical twin make you more competitive? This young, female athlete tells Geth about focusing her competitive twin energy into golf, while opening up about dealing with anxiety, politics, her sexuality, and twin "switcharoo" high...
Feb 18, 2020 • 69 MIN

202. An Octopus Living in Baltimore

Feb 11, 2020
69 min
A Baltimorean waxes nostalgic about his hometown and talks about his near fatal encounter with a freight elevator. Things take an interesting turn when the conversation turns to toxic masculinity.
Feb 11, 2020 • 69 MIN

201. Dry Eyes But 2020 Vision

Feb 4, 2020
69 min
A Gen Z-er (or zoomer!) unpacks the complexities of being mixed race, her mom's secret pill business, why bird spit is a delicacy, and what it's like growing up in the age of climate change.   This episode is brought to you by Truly Grass...
Feb 4, 2020 • 69 MIN

200.5 Bonus: Two Hundred Things I've Learned From Beautiful/Anonymous

Jan 31, 2020
38 min
In celebration of the 200th episode, Chris shares 200 lessons he’s learned from Beautiful/Anonymous, ranging from heartbreaking to hilarious.
Jan 31, 2020 • 38 MIN