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TRUE features the often weird but always true stories of strange events and unforgettable moments. Each episode explores unusual, obscure, sometimes funny, sometimes creepy stories. Stories that are so bizarre that you won’t believe that they’re real… but they are, because, yeah, they’re TRUE. New episodes published every Tuesday morning.

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On a January night in 1978, a white light burned through the sub-Arctic sky. It was Cosmos 954, a nuclear-powered Soviet espionage satellite that had malfunctioned and fallen to earth. As the satellite disintegrated, it scattered dangerously radioact... more

a year ago

Billionaire Zappos founder and tech CEO Tony Hsieh was obsessed with happiness and helping people achieve it. After running “the world’s happiest company” for two decades, Hsieh created his experimental community — The Downtown Project — dedicated to... more

a year ago

Here’s your special preview episode of the new series Elizabeth the First – about the remarkable life of Elizabeth Taylor. more

a year ago

Warsaw, Missouri, is a small, rural town of just over 2,000 people in the American Midwest. Locally it’s known as the “quiet end of the Lake of the Ozarks.” Very few realize that it’s the paddlefish capital of the world. But when a new group arrived ... more

a year ago


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4.6 out of 5 stars from 898 ratings
  • A bear cannot freebase cocaine.

    Amusing pod, but no way was a bear cooking up freebase and smoking it. He was just eating it. I mean, he’s a bear.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa year ago
  • Not the best voice wise to listen to

    Very detailed information but his voice sounds so automated and robotic I couldn't listen long

    Apple Podcasts
    Australiaa year ago
  • Excellent

    This is excellent, from the research to the delivery. The ads are horrible, but I don’t consider that when rating.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa year ago
  • Great stories and storytelling!

    Was looking for a podcast I hadn’t already listened to and came across True. Erik is a fantastic storyteller! Such a vast array of different types of stories. Definitely worth checking out!

    Apple Podcasts
    Canadaa year ago
  • Old school documentary style voice

    I am listening to The Triplets episode. Turns it I know this story, but I thought this would come with different insights. That is not my frustration though. It is the way the host reads the story. Why oh why are we still putting on a 20th century newsreader or documentary narrator voice on podcasts? The content of this podcast is interesting. A good mix of sound bites (from various news sources), recorded interviews and music to enhance the storytelling. It is worth a listen for those who aren’... more

    Apple Podcasts
    South Africaa year ago

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