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Everything is Alive

30 EpisodesProduced by RadiotopiaWebsite

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.

30 Episodes | 2018 - 2020

Colin, Ten Dollar Bill

June 24th, 2020


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

Featuring Colin Nissan.

Deleted Scenes II

June 10th, 2020


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

Eugene, Tattoo

May 13th, 2020


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

Featuring Eugene Cordero.

Mirror, Mirror

April 29th, 2020


A restaurant bathroom mirror takes a moment to reflect.

Featuring Alex Song-Xia.

Louise & William, Shirt & Pants

April 15th, 2020


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

Featuring Alexandra Dickson and Connor Ratliff.

Josh, Chainsaw

April 1st, 2020


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

Featuring Josh Gondelman.

Tami and Ed, Sharpie

March 18th, 2020


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

Featuring Tami Sagher and Ed Herbstman.

Season 3 Preview

March 11th, 2020


Season Three of Everything is Alive begins Wednesday, March 18th, 2020. Mark your calendar, unless your calendar objects.

Bonus Episode: The Magic 8 Ball

November 26th, 2019


The Magic 8 Ball can’t tell you his name. This bonus episode is part of Radiotopia’s 2019 Fundraising Drive. Make your mark. Go to to donate today.

Scott, Stethoscope

July 10th, 2019


Scott is always listening.

Charu, Satellite

June 26th, 2019


Charu is a satellite. Is she alone in the universe?

Jennifer, Newspaper

June 12th, 2019


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

May 22nd, 2019


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 …

Sebastian, Alex, and Alex, Russian Dolls

May 8th, 2019


Sebastian, Alex, and Alex get to know each other, inside and out.

Connor, Painting

April 3rd, 2019


Connor is a painting, but is anybody looking at him?

Petey, Baseball Cap

March 19th, 2019


Petey’s just trying to stay on top.

Emmy, Pregnancy Test

March 6th, 2019


Emmy is just trying to stay positive.

Alligator, Alligator

February 20th, 2019


Alligator is a stuffed animal, and things are about to get different.

Shannon, Bath Towel

February 6th, 2019


Shannon just wants to be part of the story.

Bonus Episode: Deleted Scenes

December 11th, 2018


A special bonus episode featuring a few scenes that for one reason or another got cut out of Season One. Featuring Louis, Can of Cola, Maeve the …

Sean, Subway Seat

November 27th, 2018


Sean loves his job, and he’s looking for a connection.

Ayo, Balloon

November 13th, 2018


Ayo has achieved great heights, but she would like to come back down.

Annie, Jack o' Lantern

October 30th, 2018


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

Chioke, Grain of Sand

October 16th, 2018


Chioke is a grain of sand. He’s not as small as he looks.

Paul, Tooth

October 2nd, 2018


Paul is a tooth. He may have been knocked out, but he’s not giving up.

Ana, Elevator

September 11th, 2018


Ana is an elevator. She’s headed for great heights.

Tara, Bar of Soap

August 28th, 2018


Tara is a bar of soap. She may be just a sliver now, but she’s got a lot of fight left.

Dennis, Pillow

August 14th, 2018


While we are sleeping, Dennis has dreams too.

Maeve, Lamppost

July 31st, 2018


Maeve is a lamppost. She sees all of us, but does anybody see her?

Louis, Can of Cola

July 17th, 2018


Louis is a can of generic cola. He’s been on the shelf a long while, so he’s had some time to think.

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