UnFictional

UnFictional

This season on UnFictional: Stories of fantasy: a childhood dream that becomes a life, impossible goals, underground worlds, adapting to new realities, memories of old friends and relations that become more real than the truth. It’s UnFictional,...... Show More

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May 21, 2020 26 min

UnFictional host Bob Carlson’s journey on the inside of rock and roll radio.

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May 13, 2020 19 min

Mary Lorson explores scenes from her childhood in a personal memoir musical documentary. Featuring an elusive father, A Dancerina doll, a Polaroid Swinger, and a camel hair coat from Saks, all in constant motion.

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May 7, 2020 34 min

A promising job drew Fedelina Lugasan to the U.S. from the Philippines, she’d start her new life with a family she trusted. But the picture they painted for her was not what her life turned out to be.  

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April 29, 2020 23 min

A man finds an old reel to reel tape that reveals much more than just flying saucers and alien conspiracy theories.

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April 22, 2020 42 min

Ove the rowing man. A stranger who came by way of the ocean, and was soon no longer a stranger.  

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April 15, 2020 33 min

Maurcio, star of a hit Mexican television show, is abandoned in the desert while trying to cross the border.  

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April 8, 2020 30 min

Mauricio leaves Mexico City for Los Angeles, and his dreams of television come true in a very unlikely way.

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March 20, 2019 34 min

One man’s treasure is another man’s Olympic gold medal.

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March 13, 2019 30 min

It never occurred to Janey that he would put something in her drink. Never in a million years.

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March 6, 2019 30 min

Take a three-day bus trip across the country with a juggalo, and you’ll learn some things.

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February 28, 2019 22 min

Aric Allen spent much of the early 2000s on the phone – selling get-rich-quick schemes and rapidly turning into a person he didn’t recognize.

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February 21, 2019 23 min

Enriqueta Marti was a real-life monster who roamed the streets of 20th Century Barcelona  collecting bones and kidnapping children. Except, of course, she wasn’t.

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February 13, 2019 29 min

One woman discovers that her childhood crush has grown up into someone she doesn’t recognize.

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February 7, 2019 17 min

A romantic daytime drive becomes a nightmare when Mihai’s mind betrays him – and he turns on the person he loves.

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January 31, 2019 28 min

When John Elder Robison gets an experimental treatment for Asperger’s, he feels like he’s suddenly seeing the world in technicolor. But that doesn’t mean he likes what he sees.

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January 24, 2019 1 min

This season on UnFictional, we’re looking at how we come to know the unknown parts of ourselves. Get the first episode January 31st.

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October 30, 2018 22 min

It’s a bonus episode! We’ll be back in January, but we’ve got two spooky stories to tide you over – a Halloween classic, and a brand-new, never-before-heard story of a haunted house gone terribly wrong.

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March 29, 2018 36 min

A girl gang goes on a rampage of sex, larceny and murder. But what happened when the cameras weren’t rolling? Go behind the scenes of a riotous ‘70s punk film.

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March 22, 2018 18 min

Tara has always believed in ghosts, so she wasn’t surprised when a ghost starting haunting her Los Feliz apartment. That is, until she found out that the ghost was actually something far more frightening.

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March 14, 2018 17 min

Ember has pretty much always known who she truly was. But it was a long, obstacle-ridden path to live that true life – as a woman.

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