The Truth

Jonathan Mitchell

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THE TRUTH makes movies for your ears. They're short stories that are sometimes dark, sometimes funny, and always intriguing. Every story is different, but they all take you to unexpected places using only sound. If you're new, some good starting plac...Show More
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16:45 | Oct 25th, 2017

What if a device could tell you exactly how satisfied you’d be with any decision? What if you could carry the future around in your pocket? What if you never had to say “what if” again? Performed by Tallie Medel and Tim Platt, with Kelsey Bailey. Wr...Show More

15:42 | Feb 14th, 2018

The end of the world didn't scare them. They were nuclear launch officers, that's their job. What scared them was the ghost. Written by Eric Molinsky (of the Imaginary Worlds podcast) and produced by Jonathan Mitchell. Featuring Woody Fu, Danielle D...Show More
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18:01 | Sep 13th, 2017

Intestilax is a miracle cure for stomach pains. But be careful: it may have side effects. Written by Casper Kelly, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell. Performed by Adam Wade, Hannah Chase, Mariette Strauss, Elana Fishbein, Dennis Pacheco, Anne Antonu...Show More

20:00 | Jan 11th, 2017

Shopping can make you work up a thirst. Performed by Lauren Adams and Peter Grosz, written by Casper Kelly, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell.
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17:43 | May 24th, 2017

Doc, Penny, and Jojo have found the elusive music journalist Gina Staxx. But will she help them save the Songoverse? Written by Joshua Perillo, with songs by Jonathan Mann. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell. http://songonauts.com

19:22 | May 24th, 2018

Two stories: What if there were an app for blind people that could describe to them what they can’t see? Not just directions like a GPS, but descriptions of objects that paint a picture. It doesn’t exist quite like that yet, but we wrote a story that...Show More

16:59 | Apr 4th, 2018

A couple tries to make a break, without the future getting in their way. Performed by Chris Henry Coffey and Jenny Mudge Written by Chris Kipiniak Produced by Jonathan Mitchell This episode was sponsored in part by: Burrow (Use the promo code THETR...Show More

23:19 | Mar 22nd, 2018

Some people are just too interesting to be left alone. Written by Louis Kornfeld and produced by Jonathan Mitchell. Performed by Michael Cullen. This episode was sponsored in part by: Burrow (Use the promo code THETRUTH to get $50 off your order);...Show More

18:10 | Mar 1st, 2018

Ordering a rideshare seems like a safe choice. But really, it's just getting into a stranger's car. Performed by Dana Kaplan-Angle, Amir Darvish, and Boris Khaykin. Written by Lila Newman, directed and produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

20:45 | Dec 13th, 2017

A disenchanted mall Santa gets a surprise gift from SantaCon. Written by Louis Kornfeld, produced by Jonathan Mitchell. Performed by Tom Ligon, Chris Dwane, Anna Neu, Bianca Casusol, Jimmy O’Connell, Kevin Cobbs, Louis Kornfeld, Kerry Kastin, and B...Show More

16:25 | Nov 22nd, 2017

Everything would be fine if everyone would just listen. Written by Chris Kipiniak, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell. Performed by Abby Royle, Kyle Gordon, Ashlie Atkinson, and Jennete Cronk. With Jaymes Jorsling, Kerry Kastin, Chris Kipiniak, Becc...Show More

14:02 | Nov 9th, 2017

It’s a show of mystery, fun, and bad memories! Written by Davy Gardner, produced by Jonathan Mitchell and Kerry Kastin.
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20:05 | Jun 7th, 2017

Doc, Penny, and Jojo are trapped in a cell in Obscurity. How will they ever save the Songoverse from in there? Written by Jonathan Mann, Jonathan Mitchell, and Joshua Perillo, with songs by Jonathan Mann. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell.
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13:05 | May 31st, 2017

Doc, Penny, and Jojo learn what it's really like to live in Obscurity. With Jonathan Mann, Elena Skopetos, Bianca Casusol, Tom Ligon, Livia Scott, and Nikiya Mathis. Written by Jonathan Mann & Joshua Perillo, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

15:43 | Apr 12th, 2017

Spring is in the air and so are the bees. To celebrate, we made this collection of comedy sketches! Learn how Quantum Mechanics can help solve that familiar dilemma: scone or muffin? Meet the most conscientious mom on the playground. And hear the onl...Show More

14:55 | Mar 9th, 2017

A subway ride becomes divinely dangerous. With Joanna Hausmann as Alice and T.J. Mannix as God. Written by Sarah Siskind with Louis Kornfeld, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

18:51 | Feb 9th, 2017

A submarine crew goes deeper than they thought possible. Written by Louis Kornfeld and Chris Kipiniak. Performed by Gregory Jones, Chris McKinney, Russell G. Jones, Billy Griffin Jr., Reynaldo Piniella, and Michael Cullen. Produced by Jonathan Mitche...Show More

25:30 | Sep 7th, 2016

Dan's college roommate won't stop talking. Even when he's asleep. Performed by Brian Miskell and Mark Gessner, with Lusia Strus and Hannah Chase. Written by Chris Kipiniak, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell.
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22:37 | Apr 13th, 2016

A struggling indie band finds a drum machine that transports them into their songs. Performed by Jonathan Mann, Elena Skopetos, Bianca Casusol, Tom Ligon, Louis Kornfeld, and Jimmy O'Connell. Written by Jonathan Mann and Jonathan Mitchell, with songs...Show More

17:58 | Jun 24th, 2015

Are you hearing voices? You're not alone. Performed by Christian Paluck, Carly Monardo, Tom Stephens, Louis Kornfeld, Jon Keller, Kerry Kastin, Nick Mykins, Aina Rapoza, and Ashley Wilson. With special musical guest Elizabeth Ziman (of Elizabeth and ...Show More

12:10 | Jun 4th, 2015

You're having a stroke. Performed by Ann Carr, Louis Kornfeld, and Amy Warren. Written by Louis Kornfeld, and produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

08:26 | Apr 9th, 2015

A girl is lost and can't find her mom. Why won't anyone help her? Performed by Bee Herbstman, Melanie Hoopes, Ed Herbstman, Evan Sudarsky Abadi, Gregory C. Jones, and Blanche Ames. Written by Diana McCorry, Produced by  Jonathan Mitchell. http://thet...Show More

13:01 | Jan 15th, 2015

Who knows... maybe it's true. Written by Diane McCorry. Performed by Phoebe Tyers and Dennis Pacheco, with Nick Mykins, T.J. Mannix, and Chris Dwane. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

13:04 | May 14th, 2014

The Voyager spacecraft has landed: meet the aliens who found it. Performed by Chet Siegel and Peter McNerney. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell.

23:29 | Nov 15th, 2012

Two urban explorers enter an abandoned subway. What happens next is our secret. This is the complete version of a story that was previously only available in two parts.

15:47 | Dec 2nd

Get to know our associate producer Cara Ehlenfeldt, and hear outtakes from the past year of The Truth. Make your mark. Go to radiotopia.fm to donate today.

20:24 | Nov 22nd

Eve, Jay, and Michael used to be close friends until life moved them in different directions. They are brought together by the death of an old friend Lilia, who reaches out from beyond the grave to meddle in their relationship. Written by Tim Platt ...Show More

25:06 | Nov 7th

Rory, an influencer with over 2 million followers, discovers she has the incredible ability to rewrite history through social media. But what does having 2 million followers really mean if you have nothing to say? Written by Sam Reece Performed by...Show More

32:01 | Oct 24th

Down in the dusty crypt of The Truth, we uncover the remains of two haunting stories. In the first, a mother's most precious possession is discovered. In the second, a blood ritual conjures up angels... “Don’t Touch a Thing” was written by Louis Kor...Show More

26:27 | Oct 10th

The mysterious founder and CEO of a tech company is about to tell the world the secret of his latest product… and his past. Written by Luke Burns Performed by Richie Moriarty, Josh Perilo, Jon Cook, Daniel Hubbard, Frankie Johnson, Louis Kornfeld, ...Show More