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Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People

May 21, 2024

A clinical researcher who works in oncology talks with Gethard about the advances that have been made in the field and why there’s something bittersweet about making strides. And learning about this caller’s life–from where they met their husband, to their various hobbies–leads Gethard to declare her as...


May 14, 2024

This week's caller is finally going to embrace her tiny home dreams. That is, if her husband can stop jumping off roofs long enough for them to finish the bus renovation they started three years ago. This one starts out easy enough. How does one become involved in skoolie life? What makes someone want to live in...


May 7, 2024

This week's caller is queer, polyamorous, and on ADHD-related academic probation in seminary school. These are all fairly new developments in her life. She talks to Gethard about how opening herself up to exploration and possibility led her to a life she says the old her would have been "appalled" by and why–even if...


Apr 30, 2024

A local TV news producer talks with Gethard about telling local stories, connecting with her community, the changing news landscape, and how to stay human in a field that expects you to distance yourself from the people you’re covering.

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Apr 23, 2024

A signmaker calls to talk to Gethard about the novel she spent 35 years writing, tapping into life on the quantum level, and a whole lot of stuff we honestly aren’t sure we understand. It’s a fascinating call. Some of you are going to love this one. Some of you are going to feel like you stepped into a...