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February 18, 2020
A woman helped cover up a horrific tragedy in a Mexican border town when she was young, and it haunts her to this day. In pictures:  See Vane in her high school days posing with Efrain.   They're waiting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Search @secretroompod.  BETTER HELP Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. BUFFY  For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code SECRET. HANDY To get your first 3-hour cleaning for only $29 when you sign up for a cleaning plan, visit Handy.com/secret with promo code secret. SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED In Unlocked | 108: more from Vane, bloopers and extended scenes.  Also hear the BBC's recent review of The Secret Room! And we just fed a new interview about a woman who can't tell the world about her unorthodox relationship.  Hear "Poly" and Unlocked 108 exclusively on Patreon.com when you support. FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP  Join our fan page! Click here or search for The Secret Room Podcast Discussion Group and ask to join. All are welcome. :) ALL OUR SPONSORS  See all our sponsors and their offers: secretroompodcast.com/codes PODCAST TEAM  Producer: Susie Lark.  Shadow Producers: Courtney Farnon and Sarah Speights. Sound Engineer: Chet.  Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder. YOUR SECRET  Do you have a scintillating secret to share?  Click "Share a secret" at secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!!
February 4, 2020
Jan made up an enormous lie to explain how her perfect relationship ended.  She even told it to her kids, her sister and the man she later met and married.  In pictures:  See Jan and Rick together; Jan's salon; and the actual text exchange where he ghosts her.   They're waiting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Search @secretroompod.  BETTER HELP Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. DIPSEA  Thanks Dipsea. Get a 30 day free trial when you go to DipseaStories.com/SECRET.  FEALS Become a member at Feals.com/SECRET and you'll get 50% off your first order with free shipping.   SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED In Unlocked | 107 Ben and Jan break down the mystery of Rick's disappearance even further.  It's a conversation available exclusively at patreon.com/secretroom when you support. FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP  Join our fan page! Click here or search for The Secret Room Podcast Discussion Group and ask to join. All are welcome. :) ALL OUR SPONSORS  See all our sponsors and their offers: secretroompodcast.com/codes PODCAST TEAM  Producer: Susie Lark.  Sound Engineer: Chet.  Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder. YOUR SECRET  Do you have a ridiculous secret to share?  Click "Share a secret" at secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!!
January 21, 2020
There’s something in Larry’s past that women he dates have a right to know, but he’s kept it a secret from most of them. In pictures:  See Larry on his wedding day and at the bar he used to work at.  They're waiting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Search @secretroompod. BETTER HELP Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. BUFFY  For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code SECRET. BUZZFEED AND THE BBC  Welcome new listeners who saw us on this new Buzzfeed article, or heard the gorgeous BBC review of The Secret Room. (Go to 1 hour 42 min)!  So glad you have joined us! SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED In Unlocked 106 Ben asks Susie an important follow up about tonsil stones.  Also, Larry talks about his condition.  Also hear extended scenes, bonus interviews, bloopers and more from this episode.  Available exclusively at patreon.com/secretroom when you support. FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP  Join our fan page! Click here or search for The Secret Room Podcast Discussion Group and ask to join. All are welcome. :) ALL OUR SPONSORS  See all our sponsors and their offers: secretroompodcast.com/codes PODCAST TEAM  Susie Lark, Sachelle Brooks and Alessandro Nigro.  Phil Palazzolo recorded the interview.  Music and Theme by Breakmaster Cylinder. YOUR SECRET  Do you have a ridiculous secret to share?  Click "Share a secret" at secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!!
January 7, 2020
Everyone thought Holly’s dad died in an accident.  Now, ten years later, she’s discovered the truth.  Hear why she can't tell her family.   In pictures: Holly and her dad; her grandma's ring; Paddle Pops and Dunlop Volleys. They're waiting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Search @secretroompod. BETTER HELP Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. BUFFY  For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code SECRET. FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Join our fan page! Click here or search for the group and ask to join. All are welcome. :) ALL OUR SPONSORS See all our sponsors and their offers: secretroompodcast.com/codes SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED Hear extended scenes, bonus interviews, bloopers and more from this episode.  Available exclusively at patreon.com/secretroom PODCAST TEAM Susie Lark, Sachelle Brooks and Alessandro Nigro.  Chet is the sound engineer.  Music and Theme by Breakmaster Cylinder. YOUR SECRET Do you have an embarrassing secret to share?  Click "Share a secret" at secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!!
December 25, 2019
We produce 26 episodes of this podcast each year.  But we get hundreds of secrets.  Many are shorter and just can’t fill a whole episode.  And that leaves me torn, because we have all these wonderful stories, but no where to share them….  But as we close out the year, I thought this would be a great time to give them life.  So hang on for a special collection of secrets that are funny and heartfelt.  We’ve curated them just for you, to wrap up this year with a bow.  ~Ben BETTER HELPGet 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. BUFFY For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code SECRET. FEALSBecome a member at Feals.com/SECRET and you'll get 50% off your first order with free shipping.   FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Join our fan page! Click here or search for the group and ask to join.  All are welcome. :) ALL OUR SPONSORS See all our sponsors and their offers: secretroompodcast.com/codes SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED 104 Susie will have commentary and out takes from today's secrets.  Also some short secrets that, for various reasons to be revealed, aren't on the main show!  Available exclusively at patreon.com/secretroom PODCAST TEAM Susie Lark, Sachelle Brooks and Alessandro Nigro.  Chet is the sound engineer.  Elkid is the Shadow Producer. Music and Theme by Breakmaster Cylinder. YOUR SECRET Do you have a secret to share?  Click "Share a secret" at secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!!
December 10, 2019
A woman tells us about the devastating impact spending seven years in an underground community had on her. See pictures:  Rose and her partner now; her bag of tricks and her formal collar.  They're waiting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Search @secretroompod. BETTER HELP Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. NATIVE Get 20% off your first purchase by going to nativedeodorant.com and entering promo code SECRET. FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Join our fan page! Click here or search for the group and ask to join.  All are welcome. :) ALL OUR SPONSORS See all our sponsors and their offers: secretroompodcast.com/codes SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED How did we keep the new show a secret for eight months?  Also Kelley from Ep. 97 has reaction about his classic “boo boo lights” blooper from her show, and last minute production chaos in Ep 102 Special Announcement!  Available at patreon.com/secretroom PODCAST TEAM Susie Lark, Sachelle Brooks and Alessandro Nigro.  Chet is the sound engineer.  Music and Theme by Breakmaster Cylinder. YOUR SECRET Do you have a hopeful secret to share?  Click "Share a secret" at secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!!
December 3, 2019
We've been working on a special project for you behind the scenes.  Quietly, diligently, secretly toiling for eight months.  It’s involved a lot of people, and no one has spilled the beans.  And now it’s ready! Today we announce a new podcast: The Secret Room | Unlocked. The Secret Room | Unlocked is a companion podcast to The Secret Room.  Unlocked episodes drop a week after the The Secret Room.  Between both podcasts you'll have fresh content every week. Each Unlocked episode is a director's cut version of the current Secret Room.  It will contain extended and deleted scenes, follow-up interviews, bloopers and insight into what it took to make the show happen. The Secret Room | Unlocked is available right now at Patreon.com/secretroom.  The gorgeous Secret Room Leather-Strap "Pod On" Keychain is available as a premium for Keyholder Tier members.  Other premiums are there for the taking as well. If you love The Secret Room, this is your way to support the podcast, and you'll get something delicious as a thank you. STORYWORTH  Get $20 off when you subscribe at  StoryWorth.com/SECRET NATIVE Thanks  Native. Get 20% off your first purchase by going to nativedeodorant.com and entering promo code secret. ALL OUR SPONSORS See all our sponsors and their offers: secretroompodcast.com/codes PODCAST TEAM Susie Lark, Sachelle Brooks and Alessandro Nigro.  Chet is the sound engineer.  Music and Theme by Breakmaster Cylinder. YOUR SECRET Do you have a courageous secret to share?  Click "Share a secret" at secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!!
November 26, 2019
Mina's step dad saved her from a life of ruined due to scholastic failure.  The first stop was an old, decaying building in Istanbul. See pictures of Mina and her beloved Heidi dog; "The School," and her creations and studio.  They're waiting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Search @secretroompod. BETTER HELP Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. BUFFY  For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code SECRET. NATIVE Get 20% off your first purchase by going to nativedeodorant.com and entering promo code SECRET. FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Join our fan page! Click here or search for the group and ask to join.  All are welcome. :) ALL OUR SPONSORS See all our sponsors and their offers: secretroompodcast.com/codes PODCAST TEAM Susie Lark, Sachelle Brooks and Alessandro Nigro.  Shadow Producer this week: Elkid.  Chet is the sound engineer.  Music and Theme by Breakmaster Cylinder. YOUR SECRET Do you have a knee-slapping, hilarious secret to share?  Click "Share a secret" at secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!!
November 12, 2019
A former cop doesn’t tell anyone her true feelings about receiving a lifesaving award. See pictures of Maddie's Lifesaving Award and Medal. Also her tattoo that represents the medal. They're waiting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Search @secretroompod. VOTE NOW The Secret Room is finalist for Best Podcast 2019. But your vote is needed to get the title.  It's all on your shoulders now!  Support your favorite indie podcast that could at the Discover Pods Awards. Click the link or go to DiscoverPods.com and click Awards.  You don’t have to vote every category, just the pods you know and love.
October 29, 2019
Nicole has a secret disease she says is kinda gross. How she hides it and the heartbreaking toll it takes on her.  Here are Nicole and her husband, & the the break room her friend disinfected.  They're waiting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Search @secretroompod. BETTER HELPGet 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. BUFFY For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code SECRET. FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Join our fan page! Click here or search for the group and ask to join.  All are welcome. :) ALL OUR SPONSORS See all our sponsors and their offers: secretroompodcast.com/codes PODCAST TEAM Susie Lark, Sachelle Brooks, Elkid and Alessandro Nigro.  Chet is the sound engineer.  Music and Theme by Breakmaster Cylinder. YOUR SECRET Do you have an earth-shattering secret to share?  Click "Share a secret" at secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!!
October 15, 2019
Evan was federally investigated for something he did while caring for an autistic child.  He meant no harm, but he paid a heavy, heavy toll.  Evan sent pictures of him with Brian.  Also a picture of evidence that brought Evan down. They're waiting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Search @secretroompod. BUFFY For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code SECRET. FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Join our new fan page! Click here or search for the group and ask to join.  All are welcome. :) ALL OUR SPONSORS See all our sponsors and their offers: secretroompodcast.com/codes PODCAST TEAM Susie Lark, Sachelle Brooks, Elkid and Alessandro Nigro.  Chet is the sound engineer.  Music and Theme by Breakmaster Cylinder. YOUR SECRET Submit your lighthearted secret at our website secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!!
October 2, 2019
Kelly and her friends caused a horrific explosion and fled the scene. No one was ever brought to justice. Kelly describes the terrible events of that evening and the devastating blows karma has dealt her and her family. See pictures Kelly and Mike together; Roy shopping for fireworks; and the cute apartment that burned down just after Kelly moved out.   They're waiting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Search @secretroompod. BETTER HELP Get 10 percent off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. NATIVE Get 20% off your first purchase by going to nativedeodorant.com and entering promo code SECRET. FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Join our new fan page! Click here or search for the group and ask to join.  All are welcome. :) ALL OUR SPONSORS See all our sponsors and their offers: secretroompodcast.com/codes PODCAST TEAM Susie Lark, Sachelle Brooks, Elkid and Alessandro Nigro.  Chet is the sound engineer.  Music and Theme by Breakmaster Cylinder. YOUR SECRET Submit your succulent secret at our website secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!!
September 17, 2019
A 2 a.m. phone call plunged Lindsay into a deep hole of sex and drugs. She confesses for the first time in 17 years the terrible path she traveled and the things she had to do get her fix. See pictures of Lindsay with the Journey CD, Kyle and her BFF.  Also the parkade where her story began. They're waiting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Search @secretroompod. BETTER HELP Get 10 percent off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. BUFFY  For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code SECRET. NOOM  What do you have to lose? Visit noom.com/secret to start your trial today. FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP Join our new fan page! Click here or search for the group and ask to join.  All are welcome. :) ALL OUR SPONSORS See all our sponsors and their offers: secretroompodcast.com/codes PODCAST TEAM Susie Lark, Sachelle Brooks and Alessandro Nigro.  Chet is the sound engineer.  Music and Theme are by Breakmaster Cylinder. YOUR SECRET Submit your dangerous secret at our website secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!!
September 3, 2019
Jen feels empathy for a convicted murderer she saw on a reality TV show.  Find out what happens when love blossoms on Death Row, and the one thing that Todd did that devastated her. See pictures of Jenn, Todd and a letter he sent her with the prison's stamp on it. They're waiting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Search @secretroompod. BETTER HELPGet 10 percent off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. NATIVEGet 20 percent off your first purchase by going to nativedeodorant.com and entering promo code SECRET. FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUPJoin our new fan page! Click here or search for the group and ask to join.  All are welcome. :) ALL OUR SPONSORS See all our sponsors and their offers: secretroompodcast.com/codes PODCAST TEAM Susie Lark, Sachelle Brooks and Alessandro Nigro.  Chet is the sound engineer.  Music and Theme are by Breakmaster Cylinder. YOUR SECRET Submit your dangerous secret at our website secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!!
August 20, 2019
Bird did something terrible on her way home from work one day.  It impacted a lot of lives, and she told a lie so that she wouldn’t be blamed for what she did.  See pictures of Bird, David and Ethan. Also a picture in the junk yard of Bird's terribly, terribly smashed car.  They're waiting on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Search @secretroompod. FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUPJoin our new fan page! Click here or search for the group and ask to join.  All are welcome. :) BETTER HELPGet 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. BUFFY For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code SECRET. CREST WHITESTRIPS For $20 off off your first Crest 3D Whitening Strip Kit, visit crestwhitesmile.com and enter promo code SECRET. ALL OUR SPONSORS See all our sponsors and their offers: secretroompodcast.com/codes PODCAST TEAM Producer: Susie Lark Social Media: Sachelle Brooks, Alessandro Nigro The Sound Engineer: Chet Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder YOUR SECRET Submit your delectable secret at our website secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!!
August 7, 2019
Shelley tells us about how an invitation to a closed bar landed her in jail, and much worse.  That night still haunts her eight years on.  Shelley sent pictures of her at Derrick’s bar; with her "piece of shit car;” and with her “gay hubs” John.  See them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Search @secretroompod. FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUPJoin our new fan page! Click here or search for the group and ask to join.  All are welcome. :) NOOMWhat do you have to lose? Visit noom.com/secret to start your trial today. BETTER HELP Thanks Better Help.  Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret PODCAST TEAM Producer: Susie Lark Social Media: Sachelle Brooks, Alessandro Nigro Street Secrets: Lisa Ellex, Elkid Alvarez The Sound Engineer: Chet Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder YOUR SECRET Submit your delectable secret at our website secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!!
July 24, 2019
“My secret is I feel ashamed about something my parents made me do when I was a kid.  I'm really lucky my cousin survived it.”   See Mark and his brothers a couple of years after our story on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Search @secretroompod. FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUPJoin our new fan page! Click here or search for the group and ask to join.  All are welcome. :) BUFFY Thanks  Buffy. For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code secret. BETTER HELP Thanks Better Help.  Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret PODCAST TEAM Producer: Susie Lark Social Media: Sachelle Brooks, Alessandro Nigro Street Secrets: Lisa Ellex The Sound Engineer: Chet Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder YOUR SECRET Submit your delectable secret at our website secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!!
July 10, 2019
A young woman tells us why she alters her appearance.  Her friends, classmates, teachers and even her boyfriend don't know what she really looks like.  The reason she hides her appearance will surprise you.  See Jane's old and new wigs on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Also see the gym where her truth was revealed. Search @secretroompod. FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUPJoin our new fan page! Click here or search for the group and ask to join.  All are welcome. :) NATIVE Thanks Native. Get 20% off your first purchase by going to nativedeodorant.com and entering promo code secret. BETTER HELP Thanks Better Help.  Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret CREST WHITESTRIPS  Thanks to Crest for supporting The Secret Room. For $20 off off your first Crest 3D Whitening Strip Kit, visit crestwhitesmile.com and enter promo code secret. PODCAST TEAM Producer: Susie Lark Social: Sachelle Brooks, Alessandro Nigro Street Secrets: Lisa Ellex The Sound Engineer: Chet Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder YOUR SECRET Submit your delicious secret at our website secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!!
June 26, 2019
"My name is Sarah and my secret is I went on the run from the law when I was 17; I spent some time in jail, but thanks to a twist my criminal record isn’t connected to me.  Some might say I’m still on the lam…but I don’t see how it could catch up to me…" BETTER HELP Thanks Better Help.  Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret NOOM  What do you have to lose? Visit noom.com/secret to start your trial today. PODCAST TEAM Susie Lark, Sachelle Brooks and Alessandro Nigro. The Sound Engineer: Chet Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder YOUR SECRET Submit your incredible secret at our website secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!! Thank you for downloading the Secret Room. :)  ~ Ben
June 11, 2019
Kendall keeps her sick ex-husband's secret from their daughter. She only knows half of it, and revealing even that could have dire consequences. Should she tell the part she knows or let him take his secret to the grave?   GREEN CHEFGo to GreenChef.us/secret75 for a total of $75 off, that’s $25 off each of your first 3 boxes of GreenChef BUFFY  Thanks  Buffy. For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code SECRET. PICTURES Kendall sent pictures of her and her husband when they were married.  See their wedding day, and see them chilling at a BBQ. They're waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Our handle on each is @SecretRoomPod. PODCAST TEAM Susie Lark, Sachelle Brooks, Alessandro Nigro, Bobbi Jo Valdez. The Sound Engineer: Chet Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder YOUR SECRET Submit your incredible secret at our website secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!! Thank you for downloading the Secret Room. :)  ~ Ben
May 29, 2019
Joey comes out to family about a sexual orientation that is unlike any other.  Joey falls in romantic love with objects. BUFFY Thanks  Buffy. For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code SECRET. PICTURES See Joey and Robotroll together.  Robotroll's pink shock of hair is something to behold.  We also have an image of the Objectum Sexual pride flag. They're waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Our handle on each is @SecretRoomPod. PODCAST TEAM Susie Lark, Sachelle Brooks, Alessandro Nigro, Bobbi Jo Valdez. The Sound Engineer: Chet Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder YOUR SECRET Submit your secret at our website secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!! Thank you for downloading the Secret Room. :)  ~ Ben
May 15, 2019
Thomas tells us how his father's high expectations led him to pursue a demanding career he neither wanted nor was highly skilled at. At a pivotal moment at university he made a calamitous choice that undid years of study and nearly wrecked his career. PICTURES See Thomas in selfie mode, the text about his former classmate and the journal he uses in his new career to track data. They're waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Our handle on each is @SecretRoomPod. PODCAST TEAM Susie Lark, Sachelle Brooks, Alessandro Nigro, Bobbi Jo Valdez. The Sound Engineer: Chet Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder SUBMIT Submit your secret at our website secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!! Thank you for downloading the Secret Room. :)  ~ Ben
May 1, 2019
Brie let her catfish into some dark corners of her life - at her own peril. And when she tells you her catfish’s real identity, the truth will astound you as much as it did Brie.   LIVELY Thanks  Lively. Get $10 off your first order by visiting: wearlively.com/secret and enter SECRET at checkout. Only available in US. STORYWORTH Thanks also to StoryWorth. Get $20 off when you subscribe at StoryWorth.com/secret PICTURES See Brie's catfish and the very bathroom where Brie's cousin Malcom committed the unspeakable. They're waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Our handle on each is @SecretRoomPod. TEAM Production: Susie Lark, Sachelle Brooks, Alessandro Nigro, Bobbi Jo Valdez. The Sound Engineer: Chet Music: Breakmaster Cylinder SUBMIT Submit your secret at our website secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!! Thank you for downloading the Secret Room. :)  ~ Ben
April 17, 2019
Amber catfished teenage boys for three years.  But can a catfish have real feelings?  And if she does, how does that work out?  Amber tells us who she talked to and how she pulled it off.  THE TRAIL WENT COLDHear Ben on The Trail Went Cold Ep 120.  It's about the unsolved murder of Amber Tuccaro. PICTURESSee the drawing JD composed to express his love for Amber. Also see Amber in her catfish years and as the woman she is today. They're waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Our handle on each is @secretroompod. TEAMProduction: Susie Lark  Street Secrets: Bobbi Jo Valdez Digital Marketing: Tassja Cadoch  The Sound Engineer: Chet Music: Breakmaster Cylinder SUBMITSubmit your secret at our website secretroompod.com. LISTENER SURVEYTake our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!! Thank you for downloading the Secret Room. :)  ~ Ben
April 3, 2019
What’s the worst thing a loved one has ever done to you?  Rachel tells us about two relationships that collide and the terrible things that people are capable of.   Thanks to Care/of for supporting Secret Room. For 50% off your first Care/of order, visit takecareof.com and enter promo code secret50. PICTURESSee Rachel and Justin during happy times. Also an image of Rachel’s phone as she’s playing Justin’s voicemail on the podcast.  They're waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Our handle on each is @secretroompod. TEAMProduction: Susie Lark  Street Secrets: Bobbi Jo Valdez Digital Marketing: Tassja Cadoch  The Sound Engineer: Chet LISTENER SURVEYTake our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!! Thank you for downloading the Secret Room. :)  ~ Ben  
March 19, 2019
One summer night 20 years ago, when he was just a kid, Matt’s parents had an encounter on the staircase.  An encounter he blames himself for to this day. ---- Thanks Buffy. For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code SECRET. Thanks to Murder Book Podcast for supporting The Secret Room. Check out Michael Connelly’s new “Murder Book” podcast wherever you get your podcasts or at murderbookpodcast.com. ---- PICTURESSee a picture of Matt and his brothers from 20 years ago, their faces obscured, along with a picture of the house they were raised in. They are waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Our handle on each is @secretroompod. TEAMProduction: Susie Lark  Street Secrets: Bobbi Jo Valdez Digital Marketing: Tassja Cadoch  The Sound Engineer: Chet LISTENER SURVEYTake our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!! Thank you for downloading the Secret Room. :)       
March 6, 2019
How would you react if an unethical doctor's behavior gave you a huge and beloved family? In this episode June explains how it is that her daughter has 50 siblings and counting.  And it's not why you think!   ---- Thanks Buffy. For $20 off your Buffy comforter, visit Buffy.co and enter promo code SECRET. Thanks to Murder Book Podcast for supporting The Secret Room. Check out Michael Connelly’s new “Murder Book” podcast wherever you get your podcasts or at murderbookpodcast.com. ---- PICTURESSee June and her daughter playing in a couple of pictures from the 70s.  Their faces are obscured.    They are waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Our handle on each is @secretroompod. TEAMProduction: Susie Lark  Street Secrets: Bobbi Jo Valdez Digital Marketing: Tassja Cadoch  The Sound Engineer: Chet LISTENER SURVEYTake our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com! Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)     
February 20, 2019
Would you tell an over-the-top obnoxious and drunk house guest to get out?  What if he was your best friend's husband?  You will not believe what happened to Roxy. TEAMProduction support: Susie Lark  Street Secrets: Bobbi Jo Valdez Digital Marketing: Tassja Cadoch  The Sound Engineer: Chet PICTURESSee Roxy at her wedding.  Maude, her best friend and bridesmaid stands behind her.   Also, the the bathroom that got soaked in vomit on that hapless night now restored to its original splendor.  See them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Our handle on each is @secretroompod. JIM HAROLD'S CAMPFIREIf you enjoy The Secret Room, you'll also love Jim Harold's Campfire. You'll be enthralled by stories of the supernatural told by real people.  Available wherever you get your podcasts. LISTENER SURVEYTake our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com! Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)     
February 6, 2019
In order to manage the deep resentment she feels toward her mom, Hannah lies to her family about something very important. Production support: Susie Lark  Street Secrets: Bobbi Jo Valdez PICTURES See Hannah and her mom, their faces obscured, at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s last year.  Also mom’s room at the memory care facility and the cute fluffy white doggie dad takes along on his walks with mom. Go get 'em: facebook.com/SecretRoomPod and instagram.com/SecretRoomPod and soon at twitter.com/SecretRoomPod ~Ben   HANDY Thanks Handy. To get your first 3-hour cleaning for $39 when you sign up for a plan, visit Handy.com/secret and use promo code secret    MURDER BOOK Thanks to MURDER BOOK- the new true crime podcast hosted by bestselling author Michael Connelly for supporting The Secret Room.     LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!   Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)  ~Ben
January 23, 2019
We explore Ashley’s complicated family dynamic and the challenges a sister faces when the brother she loves dearly has severe addictions.  When Ashley reveals her secret you might wonder about its consequences and whether Ashley bears any blame for what happened next. Production support: Susie Lark  Street Secrets: Bobbi Jo Valdez PICTURES See Ashley and her brother on her wedding day.  It’s one of her favorites, taken the last time her extended family was all together.   Also: the the cardinal feather she received from her brother on the very day of our interview. It’s stored it safely in the jewelry box Cody gifted her.   Go get 'em: facebook.com/SecretRoomPod and instagram.com/SecretRoomPod and soon at twitter.com/SecretRoomPod ~Ben   Thanks to MURDER BOOK- the new true crime podcast hosted by bestselling author Michael Connelly for supporting The Secret Room.     LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!   Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)  ~Ben
January 21, 2019
In our last Sunday feed I present a look back at some of our favorite Street Secrets from 2018.   Come back in just two days for our first regular Tuesday show.  It's "79. My Horrible Secret That Came True."    We'll be there every other Tuesday. Forever.  :) ~Ben Street Secret Team: Bobbi Jo Valdez, Caitlin Bartholomew, Elkid and Susie Lark. PICTURES See Susie's favorite artistic renderings of Street Secrets from 2018. Go get 'em: facebook.com/SecretRoomPod and instagram.com/SecretRoomPod    SECRET ROOM TEES, MUGS AND TOTES!  Show your affiliation with your favorite indie podcast that could with our cool merch!  Visit our store. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!   Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)  ~Ben
January 7, 2019
Jo hopes her boyfriend never discovers that she records him.  Because if she did the world she’s constructed with those recordings would collapse in an instant.  Production support: Susie Lark and Dahlia Beta Street Secrets: Bobbi Jo Valdez PICTURES See Jo holding a picture of her boyfriend, his face obscured, you know, to protect the innocent! Go get 'em: facebook.com/SecretRoomPod and instagram.com/SecretRoomPod and later in the week at twitter.com/SecretRoomPod And check out Jo's Instagram: instagram.com/recordedboyf ~Ben SECRET ROOM TEES, MUGS AND TOTES!  Show your affiliation with your favorite indie podcast that could with our cool merch!  Visit our store. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!   Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)  ~Ben
December 24, 2018
Today we peek into the secret lives of the rich and famous with a story that lands at the intersection of celebrity and . . . chicken!  A celebrity demands five live chickens be delivered to his New York City loft, but he never knew what it took to get them there.  Production support: Susie Lark.   ZOLA: To start your free wedding website and also get $50 off your registry, go to ZOLA.com/SECRET. CARE/OF  For 25% off your first month of personalized care/of vitamins, visit takecareof.com and enter promo code “secret”.  Support your favorite indie podcast that could and get healthy all at the same time.  Getting started is easy with their fun quiz that will personalize your vitamin packs.    Thanks Zola and Care/Of for supporting The Secret Room!    PICTURES  See Loretta’s baby a couple of months after surviving the high-speed in utero chicken ride.  Loretta points out she’s clutching something that looks suspiciously like a chicken.  Also the painting titled “Cinco Gallina” that, remarkably, hangs in Ben’s living room.  This interview was meant to be! Go get 'em: facebook.com/SecretRoomPod and instagram.com/SecretRoomPod and later in the week at twitter.com/SecretRoomPod ~Ben   SECRET ROOM TEES, MUGS AND TOTES!  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet with our cool merch!  Visit our store.   LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey!   Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)  ~Ben
December 10, 2018
YouTube star Brittani Louise Taylor confesses the lie she told her viewers.  Today she tells Ben what she did and why she’s kept it a secret…until now.  She also tells him the big way she’s coming out with her truth.    Brittani's favorite charity: watoto.com. Production support: Susie Lark. Street Secret Team: Bobbi Jo Valdez.  Thanks guys. --- WARBY PARKER Thanks to Warby Parker for supporting The Secret Room.  Order your FREE Home Try-On’s at warbyparker.com/secret MOLEKULE Thanks to Molekule for supporting The Secret Room.  Get $75 off your first order at molekule.com code secret. AUDIBLE Thanks to Audible for supporting The Secret Room. Get a free audiobook with a free 30-day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  --- PICTURES Check out three pictures Brittani wanted me to share with you guys.  You don't want want to miss the one with her son Rex.  Their megawatt smiles will jump off your phone and into your day! Go get 'em: facebook.com/SecretRoomPod and instagram.com/SecretRoomPod and later in the week at twitter.com/SecretRoomPod ~Ben   SECRET ROOM TEES, MUGS AND TOTES!  Show your affiliation with your favorite indie podcast that could with our cool merch!  Visit our store.   LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!   Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)  ~Ben
November 26, 2018
Tracy tells her harrowing tale of survival when she was a broke and destitute teen. Stories her mother never knew.  Stories shared here for the first time. Production support: Susie Lark. Street Secret Team: Bobbi Jo Valdez.  Thanks guys.   STORYWORTH: Get $20 off when you subscribe at StoryWorth.com/SECRET ZOLA: To start your free wedding website and also get $50 off your registry, go to ZOLA.com/SECRET. Thanks StoryWorth and Zola for supporting The Secret Room!    PICTURES Tracy shared pictures of her from her high school, university and army days.  Go get 'em: facebook.com/SecretRoomPod and instagram.com/SecretRoomPod and later in the week at twitter.com/SecretRoomPod ~Ben   SECRET ROOM TEES, MUGS AND TOTES!  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet with our cool merch!  Visit our store.   AUDIBLE Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.    LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey!   Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)  ~Ben
November 12, 2018
Quinn's dark preoccupation lead her to an unusual career.  Today she lifts the curtains to show us what really happens to the dead as they're prepared for their final journey. Production support: Susie Lark. Street Secret Team: Bobbi Jo Valdez.  Thanks guys.   Thanks to Care/of for supporting The Secret Room. For 25% off your first month of personalized care/of vitamins, visit takecareof.com and enter promo code “secret”.  Support your favorite indie podcast that could and get healthy all at the same time.  Getting started is easy with their fun quiz that will personalize your vitamin packs.  See me and my vitamin packs together on Facebook and Instagram! ~ Ben   PICTURES To give you an even bigger peek behind the curtain, Quinn’s sharing a bunch of pictures.  There are a couple of Quinn…her face is obscured but you can still connect with her a bit.  Then there's a nostalgic picture of an old hearse she found at the funeral home she worked at, which has been in business for a century.  And remember she talked about restorative art, and how that was her passion?  Quinn sent a picture of her project at mortuary school where she had to create a complete face from mortuary wax.  You wanna see that one! Go get 'em: facebook.com/SecretRoomPod and instagram.com/SecretRoomPod/ and later in the week on at twitter.com/SecretRoomPod ~Ben   SECRET ROOM TEES, MUGS AND TOTES!  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet with our cool merch!  Visit our store.   AUDIBLE Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.    LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey!   Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)  ~Ben
October 29, 2018
Louise’s brother Jessie was everyone’s best friend.  So she had to conceal her happiness when he died.  Louise tells us about their complicated relationship and the unexpected things that have happened since he passed. Production support: Susie Lark. Street Secret Team: Bobbi Jo Valdez.  Thanks guys.   LOLA 40% OFF SPECIAL OFFER. LOLA, founded for women by women, bringing you 100% organic feminine care products To get 40% off all subscriptions, visit mylola.com and enter SECRET when you subscribe.   Help us thank LOLA for supporting The Secret Room!   PICTURES Louise made a discovery when she was searching for pictures.  Read out exchange about it on social.  Also a picture of Jessie living large, and pictures of Louise with Jessie as kids and then as adults. See them all now: facebook.com/SecretRoomPod and instagram.com/SecretRoomPod/ and later in the week on at twitter.com/SecretRoomPod ~Ben   SECRET ROOM TEES, MUGS AND TOTES!  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet with our cool merch!  Visit our store.   AUDIBLE Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.    LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey!   Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)  ~Ben
October 15, 2018
Sarah's daydreams are so vivid they've crept into her reality.  We learn how they manifest in the real world; and Sarah explains why she keeps them secret. Production support: Susie Lark. Street Secret Team: Bobbi Jo Valdez.  Thanks guys.   AWAY TRAVEL OFFER Thanks to Away for supporting The Secret Room. Go to awaytravel.com/secret and use the promo code secret to get $20 off a suitcase!   PICTURES Sarah sent a picture of her "relationship vs. single" budget spreadsheet!  See how the numbers stack up with and without a boyfriend.  And see the apartment building Sarah dreams about living in.  She took a picture for you from her book club at the library across the street.  And then there's a picture of the beautiful dog she would be happy to spend her days with.  He doesn't leave shoes around the house. :) See them all now: facebook.com/secretroompod and instagram.com/secretroompod/ ~Ben   SECRET ROOM TEES, MUGS AND TOTES!  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet with our cool merch!  Visit our store.   AUDIBLE Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.    LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey!   Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)  ~Ben
October 1, 2018
The story of an unbreakable spirit in which a young woman is forced to make a decision that will haunt her the rest of her life. Production support: Susie Lark. Street Secret Team: Bobbi Jo Valdez.  Thanks guys.   AWAY TRAVEL OFFER Thanks to Away for supporting The Secret Room. Go to awaytravel.com/secret and use the promo code secret to get $20 off a suitcase!   PICTURES See the street where Claire's mom tried to run down her father. Also the only pictures Claire has of her mom (from her wedding day) and of herself as a kid with her brother (their faces obscured.) Get 'em now: facebook.com/secretroompod and instagram.com/secretroompod/ ~Ben   SECRET ROOM TEES ON AMAZON PRIME!  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet with our great tee!  Available in your favorite color with free returns. Prime members get free two-day shipping in the U.S. Find it now at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for "Secret Room Podcast".)   AUDIBLE Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.    LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey!   Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)  ~Ben
September 17, 2018
Natalie's bizarre story of a two-pronged family betrayal and a kid who was like her brother. RAINN.org Sexual Assault Hotline (USA): 800-656-HOPE (4673). Production support by Susie Lark and Bobbi Jo Valdez   AWAY TRAVEL OFFER Thanks to Away for supporting The Secret Room. Go to awaytravel.com/secret and use the promo code secret to get $20 off a suitcase!   PICTURES A couple days ago Natalie texted me some details that she didn't feel comfortable sharing in our interview.  She said I could post her text for you to read in full. Also see Theo, the gorgeous doggie she had to give up.  And see Natalie holding her new puppy four years ago, and a picture of him  now. Get 'em now: facebook.com/secretroompod and instagram.com/secretroompod/ ~Ben   SECRET ROOM TEES ON AMAZON PRIME!  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet with our great tee!  Available in your favorite color with free returns. Prime members get free two-day shipping in the U.S. Find it now at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for "Secret Room Podcast".)   AUDIBLE Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.    LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey!   Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)  ~Ben
September 3, 2018
Reverend Dave revealed in Ep. 53 that he had an X-Rated Tattoo.  But he called Ben recently to tell him he missed an important follow up question; one that would have revealed another secret!  We get to the bottom of it in this show. --- PICTURES: See Reverend Dave's tattoo and a mysterious picture of Reverend Dave himself on our Facebook page.  facebook.com/secretroompod. FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) SECRET ROOM TEES AVAILABLE ON AMAZON PRIME! See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet!  Available in your favorite color on Prime at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.) 
August 20, 2018
Tai tells why she feels partially responsible for the murder committed by her best friend when they were 15. And there's a twist… Production support by Susie Lark, Caitlin Bartholomew and Elkid. AUDIBLE Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) PICTURES See the letters and Christmas presents Cody sent Tai over the years.  Also a bonus post-interview convo Tai and I had over text. Don't miss it. :) Get 'em now: facebook.com/secretroompod and instagram.com/secretroompod/ ~Ben SECRET ROOM TEES ON AMAZON PRIME!  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet with our great tee!  Available in your favorite color with free returns. Prime members get free two-day shipping in the U.S. Find it now at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for "Secret Room Podcast".) SUMMER SURVEY Take our Summer Survey!
August 6, 2018
Brittany bluffed her way through her final thesis. Everyone thinks she graduated but Brittany's not so sure. It’s a story where both student and teacher were cheating. My guest is Brittany Ross, host of the Shortcomings Podcast, where she and her co-host Natalie Lander talk with guests about where they fell short in life.   Brittany’s also an actress, appearing on U.S. television shows The Middle, 2 Broke Girls and Girl Meets World. And you must follow her colorful Instagram: @iambrittanyross. Credits: Production by Susie Lark, and thanks to our Street Secret Editor Caitlin Bartholomew. CASPER Thanks to Casper for supporting The Secret Room.  Save $50 on select mattresses at casper.com/secretroom with code secretroom. SUMMER SURVEY Take our Summer Survey! PICTURES See Brittany's goofy college cheerleading picture; and the shot her hubby snapped as she and her dog Trask desperately tear the house apart looking for her diploma. ~Ben Get 'em now: facebook.com/secretroompod and instagram.com/secretroompod/ SECRET ROOM TEES ON AMAZON PRIME!  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet with our great tee!  Available in your favorite color with free returns. Prime members get free two-day shipping in the U.S. Find it now at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for "Secret Room Podcast".) AUDIBLE Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)
July 23, 2018
Laura tells us how she was dramatically busted while cheating with a married man.  Then she went back for more.  What happened next will amaze you. SHIPSTATION Thanks ShipStation.  Get one month Free and an additional month free with Shipstation.com promocode: Secret SUMMER SURVEY Take our Summer Survey! PICTURES Laura shared so many great pictures for you! See the bangle she dropped and the tank top she was struggling to adjust on that fateful day in Anthony's house.  You can also see the parking lot where she and Anthony used to meet before third shift. Behind-the-scenes picture: Laura's Indiana-based blanket fort!  It's the makeshift studio she set up to interview with me in Washington, D.C.  ~Ben Get 'em now: facebook.com/secretroompod and instagram.com/secretroompod/ SECRET ROOM TEES ON AMAZON PRIME!  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet with our great tee!  Available in your favorite color with free returns. Prime members get free two-day shipping in the U.S. Find it now at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for "Secret Room Podcast".) AUDIBLE Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)
July 9, 2018
Should a young woman with incurable cancer reveal the name of her daughter’s movie star father? PICTURES See a picture Mila took of a typical Amsterdam canal house that leans to one side.  She says it looks a lot like hers.  facebook.com/secretroompod and instagram.com/secretroompod/   SUMMER SURVEY Take our Summer Survey!   SECRET ROOM TEES ON AMAZON PRIME!  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet with our great tee!  Available in your favorite color with free returns. Prime members get free two-day shipping in the U.S. Find it now at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for "Secret Room Podcast".)   AUDIBLE Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)
June 25, 2018
Why Molly received an dishonorable discharge from the military and how she's able to keep it a secret. SHIPSTATION Thanks ShipStation.  Get one month Free and an additional month free with Shipstation.com promocode: Secret SUMMER SURVEY Take our Summer Survey! PICTURES See Molly's Dishonorable Discharge, DD From 212. It says “fraudulent entry into military service” in black and white.  Also a picture of the combat boots she was issued for basic training.  They look brand new. Get 'em now: facebook.com/secretroompod and instagram.com/secretroompod/ SECRET ROOM TEES ON AMAZON PRIME!  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet with our great tee!  Available in your favorite color with free returns. Prime members get free two-day shipping in the U.S. Find it now at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for "Secret Room Podcast".) AUDIBLE Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)
June 11, 2018
Today’s show explores how people behave, or shouldn’t behave, in very different situations. We hear tales of operating rooms, a vibrator and food. SHIPSTATION Thanks ShipStation.  One month Free and an additional month free with Shipstation.com promocode: Secret   SUMMER SURVEY Take our Summer Survey! PICTURES See Derrick suited up for the operating room.  Also see Lily, her partner and Sarah in a variety of great pictures while they were still friends.   Also: Susie's #DisappointingDoodles of today's orange juice and wee  Street Secret. Get 'em now: facebook.com/secretroompod and instagram.com/secretroompod/ ~Ben SECRET ROOM TEES ON AMAZON PRIME!  See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet with this great tee!  Available in your favorite color with free returns. Prime members get free two-day shipping in the U.S. Find it now at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for "Secret Room Podcast".) AUDIBLE Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)
May 29, 2018
The surprising consequences for an accidental criminal.  And what one friend does when another makes a terrible mistake. FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD:  Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) PICTURES: From Sarah: "The first two pictures are from that infamous night. Look how happy and carefree we are...oblivious as to what was to come. :)  I'm the one in black and Tonya is in red.” Sarah sent two others: The wide road to her home. And a picture of the scene of the crime.  Also Susie's Disappointing Doodle of today's street secret. Get 'em now: facebook.com/secretroompod and instagram.com/secretroompod/ ~Ben SECRET ROOM TEES ON AMAZON PRIME!  See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet with this great tee!  Available in your favorite color with free returns. Prime members get free two-day shipping in the U.S. Find it now at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for "Secret Room Podcast".)  
May 14, 2018
CJ’s first step into the professional world faltered a bit.  It was a misstep he had no intention of revealing, ever, until a remarkable coincidence 8 months later forced his hand.   SECRET ROOM TEES ON AMAZON PRIME!  See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet with this great tee!  Available in your favorite color with free returns. Prime members get free two-day shipping in the U.S. Find it now at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for "Secret Room Podcast".) PICTURES: See CJ, International Man of Mystery, at the mic during this very interview. Also, see the picture frame with stock photos that's been hanging sideways in producer Susie Lark's home for TWO years.  So embarrassing.   Get 'em at facebook.com/secretroompod and instagram.com/secretroompod/. ~Ben FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD:  Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)    
April 30, 2018
Caitlin says she betrayed her best friend.  But you might think Caitlin was the friend betrayed.  It’s a tale of deception that cuts two ways.    AWAY TRAVEL OFFER Thanks to Away for supporting The Secret Room. Go to awaytravel.com/secret and use the promo code secret to get $20 off a suitcase!   PICTURES: First up a screenshot of Tom’s half contrite text.  There’s also picture Caitlin took of her room the day she moved out of the house that she shared with Amy.  The neatly packed boxes and the vibrant colors of the room belie the turmoil in Caitlin’s life that day.  I wonder what made her take that picture?  Perhaps it was symbolic of a new beginning.  And picture of yours truly on my weekend trip with my Away suitcase.  Look, my suitcase is charging my phone! They're all waiting at facebook.com/secretroompod and on Instagram (secretroompod). ~Ben   FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD:  Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)   SECRET ROOM TEES ARE BACK ON AMAZON PRIME!  See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet with this great tee!  Available in your favorite color with free returns. Prime members get free two day shipping. It's at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.)
April 16, 2018
Today a story about two secret brothers.  Jessica explains exactly what that means and how it's possible. The path to discovery at 39 years of age required careful navigation of family politics with her dad, her mom and her sister….  FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD:  Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) PICTURES: Jessica shared a couple of pictures for you.  In the first see Jessica and her sister sharing coffee.  Jessica also snapped a picture of the kewpie doll her father passed on to her from her grandfather.  We also have a Street Secret picture!  See the turtle that was mom's ex boyfriend's pet in the street secret at the top of the show! Get 'em all at facebook.com/secretroompod and Instagram (secretroompod).   SECRET ROOM TEES ARE BACK ON AMAZON PRIME!  See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet with this great tee!  Available in your favorite color with free returns. Prime members get free two day shipping. It's at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.)
April 2, 2018
Sally joins us from Athens to tell us about her love affair with a Mafia kingpin in the early 90s. Hear the surprising way her romance started, what it was like inside the syndicate and how she got out. --- PICTURES: Sally hams it up for the camera, bikini clad on a Greek beach about the time she was dating Michael. And in another she weds her fiancé not long after her affair with Michael ended. They look happy.  I just wonder what he did during their breakup! We’ll never know. ~Ben Get 'em all at facebook.com/secretroompod.    UPROXX We are thrilled to be featured by UPROXX as one of the top ten storytelling podcasts to listen to right now.  Check 'em all out!  You may stray, but remember where your heart belongs: right here with your little podcast that could! 💕   SECRET ROOM NOW ON INSTAGRAM See all our pictures on Instagram back to the beginning of time.  Our snappy handle? SecretRoomPod of course!   SECRET ROOM TEES ARE BACK ON AMAZON PRIME!  See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet!  Available in your favorite color on Prime at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.)   FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD:  Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)
March 18, 2018
The complicated and intensely personal chain of events that have led Jessica to keep her father's death a secret. --- PICTURES: First up is a picture of Jessica's bio-dad looking really dapper in a sharp suit and red tie. Next there’s a pic of Jessica as an adorable kid about the time her parents were getting divorced.  And of course, you have to see her dogs, which Jessica captioned “The cutest little turkeys EVER” in her text to me.  And I have to concur.  Get 'em all at facebook.com/secretroompod. ~Ben You can also see pictures on Twitter @SecretRoomPod! (Thanks Shelly ~Susie)   FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD:  Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)   SECRET ROOM TEES ARE BACK ON AMAZON PRIME!  See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet!  Available in your favorite color on Prime at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.)    
March 5, 2018
One woman's experience with female genital mutilation (FGM) and how it's impacted her life.  A story of perseverance and triumph. Here is the World Health Organization's fact sheet on female genital mutilation. --- PICTURES: See the one memento Aisha's held on to: the armband from her stay at the hospital when her stitches were released.  A picture of it, in the jar where it rests, waits for you at facebook.com/secretroompod. FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) SECRET ROOM TEES ARE BACK ON AMAZON PRIME! See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet!  Available in your favorite color on Prime at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.)  
February 20, 2018
Patty tells us stories from the edge when she put herself through graduate school as an escort and dominatrix. --- PICTURES: A picture of Patty's favorite corsets.  She always made more money when she wore the pink one.  Also, two pictures of Patty back in the day! facebook.com/secretroompod. FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) SECRET ROOM TEES ARE BACK ON AMAZON PRIME! See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet!  Available in your favorite color on Prime at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.)
February 5, 2018
Reverend Dave's secret tattoo reveals a former secret that upended his life. --- PICTURES: See Reverend Dave's tattoo and a mysterious picture of Reverend Dave himself on our Facebook page.  facebook.com/secretroompod. FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) SECRET ROOM TEES AVAILABLE ON AMAZON PRIME! See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet!  Available in your favorite color on Prime at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.) 
January 22, 2018
When should Emily reveal her condition to people she's dating?  She's in a difficult position and bears all the responsibility.  Also, the fallout from last episode's french fry secret! Celebrate radio producer Joe Frank's life by listening to his trailblazing program "Joe Frank: Work In Progress."  JoeFrank.com  Joe left us January 15th, 2018. --- FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) SECRET ROOM TEES ARE BACK ON AMAZON PRIME! See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet!  Available in your favorite color on Prime at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.) 
January 8, 2018
Niky comes clean with a high school secret her mom will hear for the first time when she downloads this podcast. --- LISTENER SURVEY: Your 30 seconds filling out a 7 question survey is everything to us! (It's to help us attract advertisers.) http://survey.libsyn.com/secretroom PICTURES:  Niky and Ben in the makeshift studio they set up for this interview. See it at facebook.com/secretroompod right now! FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) SECRET ROOM TEES BACK ON AMAZON PRIME! See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet!  Available in your favorite color on Prime at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.)  
December 28, 2017
Today, The New Year's Eve tale of a good woman scorned.  And, is a hot dog a sandwich? Susie asks Twitter! Also, a curated collection our favorite street secrets this year.   So much fun to button up 2017.  Happy New Year’s from your favorite little podcast that could.  :) --- FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) SECRET ROOM TEES ARE BACK ON AMAZON PRIME! See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet!  Available in your favorite color on Prime at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.) LISTENER SURVEY: Your 30 seconds filling out a 7 question survey is everything to us! (It's to help us attract advertisers.) http://survey.libsyn.com/secretroom
December 11, 2017
Max's amazing story of how he stumbled into a profession he never dreamt of. --- LISTENER SURVEY: Your 30 seconds filling out a 7 question survey is everything to us! (It's to help us attract advertisers.) http://survey.libsyn.com/secretroom PICTURES:   1. The koi pond. 2. The view of Phoenix Max took on a hike with a gentlemen. 3. Outside the guest suite of one of Max's gentlemen in downtown Phoenix. Hurry, they're at facebook.com/secretroompod right now! FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) SECRET ROOM TEES NOW ON AMAZON PRIME! See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet!  Available in your favorite color on Prime at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.)
November 28, 2017
Tom tells us what happened when he tripped the alarm at his father’s bank in 1964. Also, Rachel's back from Episode 45 “Attempted Murder.” She interviews her brother about their father’s attempted murder charge. A secret he learned about from the podcast. ----- LISTENER SURVEY: Your 30 seconds filling out a 7 question survey is everything to us! (It's to help us attract advertisers.) http://survey.libsyn.com/secretroom PICTURES:  A 1964 photo of Tom's father's bank.  It was taken about the time Tom tripped the alarm there.  Also, pictures of Tom through the years.  First as the mischievous 5 year old; then as the young constable responding to bank alarms; and then as the man today who's held on to this secret for 40 years.  Hurry, they're at facebook.com/secretroompod right now! FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) SECRET ROOM TEES NOW ON AMAZON PRIME! See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet!  Available in your favorite color on Prime at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.)
November 13, 2017
Paul's story of an unexpected and secret career path.  It's appropriate only for people comfortable with frank discussion about the inner workings of the porn industry.  Consider yourself warned! ----- LISTENER SURVEY: Your 30 seconds filling out a 7 question survey is everything to us! (It's to help us attract advertisers.) secretroompodcast.com PICTURES:  See Paul, the building where all Paul's stories went down, and a screen cap from the demo he made to get his first job in porn.  Go get 'em right now at facebook.com/secretroompod. FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) SECRET ROOM TEES NOW ON AMAZON PRIME! See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet!  Available in your favorite color on Prime at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.)  
October 30, 2017
Dahlia Beta and listeners share secrets about a haunted house, a ouija board and Shadow People. Also a throwback to an interview about a seance gone very, very wrong. Boo! ----- PICTURES: This week we have a picture of our guests who spoke about the Shadow People.  Also, a picture of the house where Ashley held the ill-fated seance.  They're waiting for you right now at facebook.com/secretroompod. FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) SECRET ROOM TEES NOW ON AMAZON PRIME! See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet!  Available in your favorite color on Prime at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.)
October 23, 2017
Rachel opens up about an attempted murder charge and the unusual way it was handled in the courts. ----- PICTURES: First up a picture of Rachel and her two siblings.  Next, a picture of Rachel mugging for the camera while swinging.  Both pictures are about the time that their father left the house. They're waiting for you right now at facebook.com/secretroompod. FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) SECRET ROOM TEES NOW ON AMAZON PRIME! See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet!  Available in your favorite color on Prime at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.)
October 9, 2017
Creed tells us about life in prison and how he copes with unjustly being labeled a sex offender.  Susie tells us her personal story about a creeper who advanced on her when she was 13. ----- PICTURES: The incredible picture of Creed's first cell block. What a scene.  Also, one of the letters Karen wrote to Creed while he was in prison.  Bonus!  Not discussed in the show: a picture of Susie at 13. They're waiting for you right now at facebook.com/secretroompod. FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) SECRET ROOM TEES NOW ON AMAZON PRIME! See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet!  Available in your favorite color on Prime at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.)
September 25, 2017
The heavy personal toll borne by a man and his family for a miscarriage of justice. --- PICTURES: See one of the letters Karen wrote to Creed while he was in prison. It's waiting for you at facebook.com/secretroompod. FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) SECRET ROOM TEES NOW ON AMAZON PRIME! See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet!  Available in your favorite color on Prime at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.)  
September 4, 2017
“Not many people knew he was a drugging, drinking, bookmaking impregnator.” Kathy's husband may have burned down the house, but it's not all that went up in flames.  This encore is presented while Ben is on vacay.  But there's a new drop-in by co-host Dahlia Beta, so check it out! New Pictures: New photos for this story not shared before! See Kathy's husband in a stunning ironic twist: he's wearing a shirt with flames on it.  Also, a picture of the scorched house he burned down.  What a scene.  facebook.com/secretroompod. RED CROSS: Donate now to support relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Harvey at redcross.org.  Or donate $10 by texting the word "HARVEY" to 90999. FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) Secret Room Tees Now On Amazon Prime!  See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet!  Purchase in your favorite color on Prime at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.)  
August 21, 2017
Elaine’s secret has cost her a job. It’s cost her friends too.  Today she tells us about her trips to the mental ward and the toll it’s taken on her life. Pictures: The memory board at her office that has momentos of her visits to the mental wards.  Also a picture of the 15 diaries she wrote during one difficult stay.  facebook.com/secretroompod. NOMV.ORG: Not One More Vet.  An online veterinary support group. nomv.org  FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) Secret Room Tees Now On Amazon Prime!  See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet!  Purchase on Prime at Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.)  
July 31, 2017
The terrible things a man did to his kids, his wife and himself.  It's a secret three decades in the making. Pictures: Disneyland 1981, Carole, with her children, gazes stoically into a camera, a portal to her future self.  The shutter clicked by the very man who turned their world into a nightmare.  facebook.com/secretroompod. Also in pictures: Marie's street secret mariachi band. RAINN.ORG Support for people who have sustained sexual trauma. rainn.org FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) Secret Room Tees Now On Amazon Prime!  See Ben sport our tee in heather blue at facebook.com/secretroompod.  Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet! Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room podcast.)  
July 12, 2017
Chris’ sideways story about being addicted to one of the worst drugs out there.  Bath Salts. It’s bad, heavy stuff.  And yeah, it made him to some crazy shiz. Pictures: The house where Chris did bath salts and got caught; and the drugs he used to buy, can both be seen at facebook.com/secretroompod. Smart Recovery: The addiction recovery support group that helped Chris beat drugs. Inside Out: The song by Inside Out that Chris read which sums up his addiction. YouTube. FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) Secret Room Tees Now On Amazon Prime! Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet! Amazon.com. (Or search Amazon for Secret Room Podcast.)  
June 26, 2017
A woman's teenage quest for love and the lengths she went to secure it. Secret Room Tee Shirts Now On Amazon Prime! Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet! Amazon.com. FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)    
June 12, 2017
One Halloween night Nina had a sexual encounter on her friend’s couch.  And it was with her husband’s creepy bestie.  See a picture of her sexy Halloween costume at facebook.com/secretroompod. FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) Secret Room Tee Shirts Now On Amazon Prime! Show your affiliation with the coolest indie podcast on the planet! Amazon.com.    
May 28, 2017
Ben speaks with a Twitter troll.  Hope has set up a phony Twitter handle to target one man.  What she does and why are revealed. See one of her tweets at facebook.com/secretroompod Also, Ben’s got a surprise for Marie and her vagina.  If you haven’t heard Marie's secret yet, listen to Episode 35 “Virgin…ish” first.  And check out Marie's eye-popping blog at virginish.wordpress.com. FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)    
May 15, 2017
Marie tells a secret about her vagina and the way men react to it.  Also, more fish tales inspired by our last episode on Toxic Friendships.  Read Marie's NSFW blog, "Virginish" at virginish.wordpress.com. Marie comes back for an update in Episode 36.  It's fun! FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :) Pod on!  
May 1, 2017
Dependency and desire control two friendships.  Also, man-on-the-street secrets at the People's Climate March in Washington, D.C. (April 29, 2017).   FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)
April 17, 2017
A seance gone wrong leaves a woman with a secret she can never reveal.  It all went down in an old mansion’s chauffeur quarters above the garage. FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)
March 29, 2017
Mark’s tattoo reveals a secret that if exposed, would completely change his world.  And it’s our first anniversary so of course Dahlia Beta stops by!   Haaapppyyy biiiirrtthhddaayyy dear Seeecret Roooom! FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)
March 13, 2017
The devastating tale of a woman's deeds, and why her sister can't quit her.  FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)
March 1, 2017
Today a story of former loves. One woman dreams of the man she left; the other drives her ex’s getaway car! FREE AUDIBLE DOWNLOAD: Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/SECRETROOM or text SECRETROOM to 500-500.  Please sign up from a regular computer (not mobile) to ensure your favorite indie podcast that could gets credit. Thank you for supporting the Secret Room. :)
February 14, 2017
Co-host Dahlia Beta just learned a secret long held by her father.   She files this report today, for the secret room.
January 31, 2017
You are not alone.  Secrets make the world go 'round. 
January 18, 2017
A man must invent a second girlfriend; and Dahlia reveals our biggest secret to date! 
December 22, 2016
Sarah reveals how she said bye to her dad before he died.  Only her fiancee knows.  Also: Your holiday secrets!  Ho ho ho. 
December 13, 2016
In their teens Caleb and his Appalachian posse pulled off the scam of their lives, and no one ever snitched. Not even Crackhead Johnny.
December 1, 2016
One woman sees her brother on a police wanted poster and another escapes from a Russian prison.
November 15, 2016
What do roast beef, a speeding ticket and a hair dryer have in common? Our hairapist tells you today. And Glee’s Jenna Ushkowitz reads a secret.
October 31, 2016
A woman unravels a secret about her father that her family kept quiet for decades. By contributor Tree Mabry.
October 23, 2016
In honor of the 60th Anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution we offer this encore story about a brave man and a phone ringing in the dead of night.
October 11, 2016
A man steals a year of his brother's life and Dahlia checks in from Italy. 
September 30, 2016
Ivan discusses how he used to take food from the cafeteria, how the lunch lady turned a blind eye, and how he paid her back.
September 19, 2016
"Not many people knew he was a drugging, drinking, book-making impregnator."  It's the Season 2 premier of The Secret Room.  Pod on!
August 29, 2016
In a world teetering on the brink of collapse, two friends must learn a secret.  A secret that stands between order and chaos.  Ben Hamm and Dahlia Beta save the world, in Season 2 of The Secret Room.
June 24, 2016
Proof of life.  Secret whispers.  Keeping the feed alive.
May 30, 2016
A speeding ticket, a brother in prison, and Ben and Dahlia go on and on. 
May 23, 2016
A woman shares why she can't tell her family she's sober.  Also, your guilty TV pleasures!
May 16, 2016
The devastating tale of a woman's deeds, and why her sister can't quit her. 
May 9, 2016
A woman with schizophrenia reveals how she tells real voices from hallucinations. 
May 2, 2016
A woman reveals the most profound decision of her life and why she can't tell her mom.
April 27, 2016
A man's affair with a younger woman has an unexpected impact on his marriage. Ben & Dahlia sign up on a dating website for married people! 
April 18, 2016
A woman takes on a secret persona online; one her friends would never imagine. Also: True date stories.
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