Everything is Alive

Everything is Alive

Everything is Alive is an unscripted interview show in which all the subjects are inanimate objects. In each episode, a different thing tells us its life story--and everything it says is true.

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December 15, 2021 22 min

Sal is a sock. He’s had a good life, but it feels like something’s missing.

Featuring Sebastian Conelli.

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A special episode produced in conjunction with Pop-Up Magazine, this is the story of a bike locked to a bike rack a little too long.

In June of this year, Pop-Up Magazine placed bicycles at bike racks in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, and you could walk right up to them and hear what they had to say.

Featuring Larry Owens.

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November 18, 2021 16 min

Michael is a phone booth, and he’s been on hold for a while.

Featuring Michael Kostroff.

Additional credits for this episode can be found at everythingisalive.com.

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November 3, 2021 18 min

What do you do when the thing you were made to do is the last thing you want to do?

Featuring Mel Shimkovitz.

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Our Halloween special! This episode first aired in 2018 and since then it’s delighted and disturbed parents and children alike. If you’ve heard it before (or if you’re scared), you can skip it.

Annie is a jack o’ lantern, but she doesn’t want to scare you.

Featuring Ann Donley.

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October 20, 2021 23 min

Atsuko is a set of bagpipes, and she’s looking for some peace and quiet.

Featuring Atsuko Okatsuka. Find her on various socials, her handle is @atsukocomedy.

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October 6, 2021 20 min

Dina’s not in a good place, but maybe she’s headed to one.

Featuring Dina Hashem. You can find more from Dina on the social media of your choice @dinahashem_.

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September 22, 2021 25 min

Vinny has been through a lot, and a lot has been through Vinny.

Featuring Vinny Thomas. Find more from Vinny on Instagram and Twitter @vinn_ayy.

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September 15, 2021 1 min

A few of the inanimate objects you’ll meet on the new season of Everything is Alive, launching September 22nd.

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May 28, 2021 21 min

Adam has been the stool on stage at a comedy club for a long time. What do you do around standup when you were made for sitting?

Adam is played by Adam Burke.

Radiotopia is a network of creators who are able to follow their curiosity and tell the stories they care about the most. Show your support for my fellow Radiotopia shows during our Spring Fundraiser. Donate today at https://on.prx.org/3wl9pWn.

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August 19, 2020 15 min

Martin is a paper towel dispenser outside a hardware store, and he's wondering how he got there.

Featuring Martin Morrow. Martin is a comedian, writer, and improviser in Los Angeles. Follow him on socials at @martinMmorrow and stream his album Magic of the City!

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July 22, 2020 20 min

Part one: Maria is a box of tissues, without much to cry about. Part two: Joel is a water fountain thirsting for more.

Featuring Maria Bamford and Joel Kim Booster.

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July 8, 2020 12 min

Ian has a song stuck in his head. Imagine how the song feels.

Featuring Lillian King.

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June 24, 2020 21 min

Colin is a ten dollar bill, and he’s wondering what he’s worth.

Featuring Colin Nissan.

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June 10, 2020 16 min

A few scenes that didn’t make the cut for one reason or another. Featuring the Russian Dolls, Emmy the Pregnancy Test, Josh the Chainsaw, and more.

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May 13, 2020 23 min

Eugene is a tattoo, and for now, he’s staying right where he is.

Featuring Eugene Cordero.

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April 29, 2020 18 min

A restaurant bathroom mirror takes a moment to reflect.

Featuring Alex Song-Xia.

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April 15, 2020 25 min

Louise is an oxford shirt and William is leather pants. They may hang in the same closet, but they’ve seen different worlds.

Featuring Alexandra Dickson and Connor Ratliff.

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April 1, 2020 23 min

Josh has a warning: don't get too close, but don't stay too far away either.

Featuring Josh Gondelman.

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March 18, 2020 27 min

Tami is a sharpie, and Ed is her cap. After all these years, marriage has left an indelible mark.

Featuring Tami Sagher and Ed Herbstman.

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