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Everything is Alive

A Society and Culture podcast featuring Ian Chillag
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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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Jennifer, Newspaper
Jennifer is a copy of The Canberra Times from October 24th, 1988. She might not be news anymore, but she’s still paper.
Chioke, Pane of Glass
Note: this episode is a followup to “Chioke, Grain of Sand.” If you haven’t heard that episode, we suggest starting there. Chioke just wants to be transparent with you.
Sebastian, Alex, and Alex, Russian Dolls
Sebastian, Alex, and Alex get to know each other, inside and out.


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SallyRide reviewed this podcast on Mar 12th, 2019
"I love the concept for this show. It has made me feel emotions I did not know were possible, towards the most banal items in my life. I really enjoy how Ian interviews the items, and especially how he handles the sensitive topics in their lives. He lets them imagine better lives for themselves (the jack o lantern, the soap bar) and indulges the dreams of the most mundane items (the lamp post, the stuffed animal). Listening to the sometimes traumatic experiences of these items (again, the jack o lantern comes to mind) I can't help but think, I wish I could talk to Ian about all my problems. My smallest ounce of criticism, and I'm not at all qualified to poke holes, is that I've noticed the format of the episodes seems to be baked in thoroughly. Every episode goes from them introducing the…"

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May 17th, 2018
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May 8th, 2019
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