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49. Ghosts

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Nobody Knows features the voice of Nobody, with sound design by Somebody. Questions on this episode asked by Sarah Chemlawn, Dani Solomon, Aditya Bhattacharjee, Michelle Shafer, Eli Nioxn, Maggie Cleveland, Jared Taber, T.J. McGlinchey, Stephanie Sutkowski, and Matt Pakulski.

Music on this episode includes the accordions of Kamil Behounek and Parush Parushev, plus the vocal stylings of the Five Jones Boys, all recorded in the 1930s. Jonathan Pfeffer provided the eerie organ music, and the community at freesound.org furnished some spooky sounds. Nobody ain’t afraid of no ghosts. Somebody ain’t afraid of no double negatives.

Got questions for Nobody? Send yours in at www.themediums.org. Nobody just might answer them.

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August 29th, 2018

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August 22nd, 2018

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August 15th, 2018

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August 11th, 2018

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August 1st, 2018

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July 25th, 2018

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July 18th, 2018

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July 11th, 2018

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June 27th, 2018

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44. Friends

June 13th, 2018

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43. Repetition

June 8th, 2018

6:09

Nobody Knows features the voice of Nobody, with sound design by Somebody. Rebecca Kanach asked this episode's question. Music by the Columbia …

42. Numbers

May 31st, 2018

10:52

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41. Questing

May 23rd, 2018

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Nobody Knows features the voice of Nobody, with sound design by Somebody. Jen Kinney asked these questions. Music performed by the Stick & Rag Village Orchestra in 2005. Additional percussion courtesy of Kevin Hall …

40. Tails

May 18th, 2018

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39. Jokes

May 11th, 2018

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38. Selfish

April 27th, 2018

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37. Time

April 19th, 2018

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Nobody Knows features the voice of Nobody, with sound design by Somebody. Meg Kassabaum asked this question.

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36. Verboten

April 13th, 2018

8:12

Nobody Knows features the voice of Nobody, with sound design by Somebody. Gina Saltina asked this question. Somebody has been living underground for 17 years, just waiting for that last lucky musical moment in the open …

35. Patience

April 4th, 2018

8:00

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34. Apocalypse

March 28th, 2018

4:06

Nobody Knows features the voice of Nobody, with sound design by Somebody. Pablo Andres Baeza asked this question.. Somebody doesn't mind a can of cat food for dinner every now and then.

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33. Modifiers

March 23rd, 2018

7:00

Nobody Knows features the voice of Nobody, with sound design by Somebody. Alma Sheppard-Matsuo asked this question. Music composed by Erik Satie in 1888, John Cage in 1952, and Rock/Paper/Scissors in 1999.

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32. Weltschmerz

March 15th, 2018

5:10

Nobody Knows features the voice of Nobody, with sound design by Somebody. Jo Doberstein asked this question. Maurice Maréchal played the cello and released this music on a wax cylinder in 1922. Jonathan Pfeffer eats out …

31. Corruption

March 9th, 2018

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30. Lightning

March 1st, 2018

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February 23rd, 2018

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28. Déjà-vu

February 22nd, 2018

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February 20th, 2018

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23. Snoring

February 15th, 2018

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February 14th, 2018

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February 12th, 2018

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February 9th, 2018

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18. Gentrification

February 8th, 2018

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17. Lotus

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Nobody Knows features the voice of Mason Rosenthal, with sound design by Morgan FitzPatrick Andrews. Question asked both by Jessica Johnson and Dorie Byrne. Music played by Moshir Homayoun in 1933. Benjamin Rosenthal …

16. Cake

February 6th, 2018

3:25

Nobody Knows features the voice of Mason Rosenthal, with sound design by Morgan FitzPatrick Andrews. Question asked by Lily Cavanaugh. Music by Rafael Iriarte and Rosendo Pesoa, recorded in Argentina sometime in the …

15. Efficiency

February 5th, 2018

4:20

Nobody Knows features the voice of Nobody, with sound design by Somebody. Question asked by Summer Chiu.

Got questions for Nobody? Send yours in at www.themediums.org. Nobody just might answer them.

14. Prayer

February 2nd, 2018

6:53

Nobody Knows features the voice of Nobody, with sound design by Somebody. Question asked by Kirk Lynn. Prayer bells rung for us by a flock of sheep in the Carpathian Mountains.

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13. Pining

February 1st, 2018

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Nobody Knows features the voice of Nobody, with sound design by Somebody. Question asked by Kylin Metler.

Got questions for Nobody? Send yours in at www.themediums.org. Nobody just might answer them.

12. German

January 31st, 2018

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Nobody Knows features the voice of Nobody, with sound design by Somebody. Question asked by the de Roche family. Music by Brüder Baldauf, recorded in the 1930s.

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January 30th, 2018

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January 29th, 2018

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Nobody Knows features the voice of Nobody, with sound design by Somebody. Question asked by Elizabeth Weinstein. Spanish military band music recorded by Radio Nacional in Sevilla sometime during the early 1950s.

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8. Places

January 25th, 2018

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7. Meteor

January 24th, 2018

7:53

Nobody Knows features the voice of Nobody, with sound design by Somebody. Question asked by listener Anastasia Wasko.

Got questions for Nobody? Send yours in at www.themediums.org. Nobody just might answer them.

6. Eden

January 23rd, 2018

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Nobody Knows features the voice of Nobody, with sound design by Somebody. Question asked by listener Benjamin Rosenthal. Other voices heard from many birds, insects, a gibbon and various blue monkeys. Nobody was eaten …

5. Home

January 22nd, 2018

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Nobody Knows features the voice of Nobody, with sound design by Somebody. Question asked by listener Michelle Shafer. Music composed by Edvard Grieg in 1875, taken here from two sides of a 78 recorded by an unknown …

4. Casserole

January 19th, 2018

3:14

Nobody Knows features the voice of Nobody, with sound design and cooking by Somebody. Question asked by listener Tenara Calem.

Got questions for Nobody? Send yours in at www.themediums.org. Nobody just might answer them.

3. Dungeon

January 18th, 2018

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Nobody Knows features the voice of Nobody, with sound design by Somebody. Question asked by listener Chelsea Murphy. Dungeon sounds by the band Cromagnon, originally released by ESP Disk in 1969.

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2. Dogs

January 17th, 2018

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Nobody Knows features the voice of Nobody, with sound design by Somebody. Question asked by listener Marcia Ferguson. Somebody would like a drink of …

1. Blue

January 16th, 2018

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Nobody Knows features the voice of Mason Rosenthal, with sound design by Morgan FitzPatrick Andrews. Question asked by listener Della Cowall. Music by Tommy Settlers and his Blues Moaner from Tommy's first 78, recorded …

Introducing Nobody Knows

January 9th, 2018

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The Medium Theatre Company launches Nobody Knows, a podcast companion to the live meditation-comedy, Nobody's Home. Each week Nobody—the Mediums' spiritualist-in-residence—answers a listener's question as only Nobody …

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