Tig and Cheryl: True Story

By Tig Notaro and Cheryl Hines

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Sue Marie
 Dec 17, 2020
laugh out loud fun, interesting and valid documentary reviews.

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Join Tig Notaro (One Mississippi, Star Trek) and Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm) as they discuss a new documentary every week, with plenty of hilarious diversions and memorable stories along the way!

Episode Date
Tiger King 2 (pt 1)
00:49:25

Tig and Cheryl return to the Tiger King saga, and this week they're talking about the first 2 episodes of Tiger King 2, available to watch on Netflix! Between Joe Exotic, Carole Baskin, and the rest of the cast of characters, there's so much to catch up on-- you won't want to miss this episode! *this episode spills beans* get merch at podswag.com/tigandcheryl (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Nov 29, 2021
Finders Keepers
00:51:11

Tig and Cheryl delight, as this week's doc is FULL of twists and turns! Put your forks down and enjoy "Finders Keepers", which chronicles the unlikeliest, weirdest, and grossest property dispute ever. Enjoy the episode, snerkbols! *this episode spills beans* Get merch at podswag.com/truestory (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Nov 22, 2021
LuLaRich
00:54:27

Tig and Cheryl buy into "LuLaRich," a pyramid scheme built out of... what else? Colorful leggings! There's fashion talk of course, but also the introduction of a listener named "snarkerbowl"... or is it snkrboi? You'll just have to listen to find out! *this episode spills beans* get merch at podswag.com/truestory (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Nov 15, 2021
The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia
00:53:03

Today on the podcast, Tig and Cheryl take a truly wild (and wonderful? TBD) ride through one of the most chaotic docs of all time, "The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia." It's an incredibly candid conversation full of "fresh takes", as well as an educational detour (led by Cheryl) into the history of merkins. ALSO, get your tickets to see Tig and Cheryl streaming LIVE this Thursday... tickets at loopedlive.com! *this episode spills beans* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com) Get merch at podswag.com/truestory

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Nov 08, 2021
What Happened, Brittany Murphy?
01:00:38

Tig and Cheryl discuss "What Happened, Brittany Murphy?", a look back at the career and downfall of the gifted comedic actress. Did you know True Story has a LIVE streaming show on Nov 11? Tickets available now at loopedlive.com! *this episode spills beans* Get merch at podswag.com/truestory (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Nov 01, 2021
The Way Down: God, Greed, and the Cult of Gwen Shamblin
00:55:25

Tig and Cheryl bow down before the refrigerator, as they binge on the HBOMax diet-cult docuseries "The Way Down: God, Greed, and the Cult of Gwen Shamblin". Also, we're doing a LIVE STREAMING SHOW on NOV 11! Get your tickets at loopedlive.com! *this episode spills beans* buy merch at podswag.com/truestory (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Oct 25, 2021
Britney vs Spears
01:00:30

Tig and Cheryl can't leave Britney alone... Britney's BACK on True Story, as Tig and Cheryl delve into "Britney vs Spears," Netflix's newly released doc covering Britney and her long-running conservatorship dispute. It's a timely episode that touches on current headlines... but don't worry, it also includes talk about pickup lines, climbing poop, and much more nonsense! *this episode spills beans* Get True Story merch at podswag.com/truestory (tignandcheryltruestory@gmail.com

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Oct 18, 2021
Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed (With Surprise Guest!)
00:53:04

Tig and Cheryl paint a picture of "Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed"! Plus, an incredible SURPRISE GUEST makes an appearance-- you won't want to miss it! Our doc duo talks happy trees, May-December romances, chia pets, and much more. *this episode spills beans* get merch at podswag.com/truestory (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Oct 11, 2021
Free Solo
01:02:35

Tig and Cheryl go podcasting without a safety net, as they delve into Oscar-winning rock climbing doc "Free Solo"! Plus, flip-flop Florida stories, hut cracks, and Alex Honnold's smile! *this episode spills beans* get merch at podswag.com/truestory (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com

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Oct 04, 2021
Murder on Middle Beach (Pt 2)
00:58:59

It's the thrilling finale to Tig and Cheryl's discussion of "Murder on Middle Beach," the true crime docuseries from HBO. Alongside the mysteries of the doc... who is Cheryl's neighbor? How did Sneaky Pete earn his nickname? And is Tig REALLY attracted to Conway? *this episode spills beans* get merch at podswag.com/truestory (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Sep 27, 2021
Murder on Middle Beach (Pt 1)
00:59:04

Today on True Story, Tig and Cheryl wade into the first 2 episodes of the 4-part doc "Murder on Middle Beach," available to watch on HBO! It's been a while since our doc duo has dived into a true crime doc, and they both find its personal approach to the genre fascinating. Plus, some truly crazy pyramid scheme stories! *this episode spills beans* get merch at podswag.com/truestory (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Sep 20, 2021
Exit Through the Gift Shop
01:01:36

Banksy's street art doc "Exit Through the Gift Shop" is the subject of this week's True Story, as Tig and Cheryl talk Disney cops, self-help books, and whether "Pranksy Banksy" is more attractive than Shepard Fairey. It's a hilarious episode with more twists and turns than a Mr. Brainwash art show! *this episode spills beans* Merch available at podswag.com/truestory (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Sep 13, 2021
March of the Penguins (Episode 50!)
01:01:56

Tig and Cheryl celebrate their 50th episode of True Story with the Morgan Freeman-narrated Antarctic extravaganza "March of the Penguins"! In addition to reading up on the nitty gritty of penguin anatomy, our doc duo picks some of their favorite films from the past year and reminisces about the podcast to date. Many more episodes to come-- thanks for listening to True Story! *this episode spills beans* get merch at podswag.com/truestory (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Sep 06, 2021
Val (Val Kilmer doc)
01:00:38

Tig and Cheryl discuss Val Kilmer's autobiographical doc "Val," which features home video of the famously handsome (and difficult?) actor "goofing" with Tom Cruise, playing Batman, and falling in love. Meanwhile, Cheryl lists the ingredients in a "Roy Rogers" and Tig gives Cheryl notes on how she intros each episode! It's a hilarious episode you won't want to miss! *this episode spills beans* get merch at podswag.com/truestory (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com

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Aug 30, 2021
Hail Satan?
00:51:45

Tig and Cheryl take an elevator down from the heights of "Jesus Camp" to talk about "Hail Satan?", a Hulu doc about the Satanic Temple, a tongue in cheek organization that advocates for various causes through satan-worshipping. Glass eyes, devil horns, baphomets and more all get the Tig and Cheryl treatment on a hellishly hilarious episode of True Story! *this episode spills beans* get True Story merch at podswag.com/truestory (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Aug 23, 2021
Jesus Camp
00:57:32

This week on True Story, Tig and Cheryl attend Jesus Camp! The 2006 doc arrived at the height of the so-called "culture wars"-- much like the war between Tig and Cheryl re: spilling the beans! Speaking of which: listen to the end of the episode to hear our doc duo hilariously reassure some concerned fans-- Praise be! *this episode spills beans* Get True Story merch at podswag.com/truestory (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Aug 16, 2021
WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn
00:58:02

Tig and Cheryl take on their longest-titled doc ever, with Hulu's "WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn." Much like Fyre Fest or Theranos, the doc turns a critical eye on a flashy startup that promised more than it could deliver. Cheryl tells an amazing story about a 5k, Tig discovers that Cheryl is in fact a unicorn, and much more! *this episode spills beans* get your True Story merch at podswag.com/truestory (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Aug 09, 2021
Mommy Dead and Dearest
00:56:40

Tig and Cheryl take on "Mommy Dead and Dearest," a true crime doc about a seriously dysfunctional mother/daughter dynamic. Tig does her best Cajun accent, Cheryl ponders McDonald's etiquette, and much more, on another must-listen episode of True Story! *this episode spills beans* Buy merch at podswag.com/truestory! (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Aug 02, 2021
Gaga: Five Foot Two (Lady Gaga doc)
00:55:48

There are a Million Reasons to listen to this week's episode of True Story, as Tig and Cheryl descend from a stadium rooftop into "Gaga: Five Foot Two," a Netflix doc following pop icon Lady Gaga as she recovers from a breakup, records new music, and prepares for a Super Bowl performance. Tig imagines life with Gaga's glam squad, Cheryl desperately tries to remember the (multiple) times she's seen Gaga live, and Madonna comes up AGAIN! *this episode spills beans* get merch at podswag.com/truestory (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Jul 26, 2021
The Housewife and the Hustler
01:01:35

Tig and Cheryl take on "The Housewife and the Hustler," an ABC true crime documentary about a scandal embroiling a star of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hill and her husband, a high-powered LA trial lawyer. Cheryl can't believe the twists and turns of the story, and the episode contains some twists of its own-- you won't believe who cried at this documentary! Get your True Story merch at podswag.com/truestory! *this episode spills beans* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com

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Jul 19, 2021
Three Identical Strangers
01:02:34

Big announcement-- Tig and Cheryl have merch! Check it out at podswag.com/truestory. On today's episode, Tig and Cheryl take on the hit 2018 doc "Three Identical Strangers." Matthew Modine and Madonna come up AGAIN, plus Cheryl recreates herself sobbing at Les Mis, and Tig pitches a potential name for an improv troupe. *this episode spills beans* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Jul 12, 2021
Weiner (Anthony Weiner doc)
00:56:56

Tig and Cheryl celebrate 4th of July with "Weiner," an inside look at Anthony Weiner's public meltdown as he runs to become mayor of New York. Tig and Cheryl share a laugh at Anthony's "Carlos Danger" alter ego, as well as sympathy for Huma Abedin and anger over how Huma was treated. It's an all-around Weiner roast! Unfortunately, they forget to use their signature catchphrase "Get Weiner!"... but it's still a great episode of True Story! *this episode spills beans* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com

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Jul 05, 2021
Sasquatch
00:56:05

Tig and Cheryl investigate Hulu's true crime/mystery doc "Sasquatch," on today's episode of True Story! Tig is a Bigfoot skeptic... while Cheryl turns out to be a stalwart squatcher (listen to the episode to find out what a "squatcher" is). Plus moon cycles, mouth guards, intimate moments with a bear, and much more! *this episode spills beans* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Jun 28, 2021
Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal
01:03:15

Tig and Cheryl enroll in a crash course on "Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal," A Netflix doc featuring reenactments from a cast led by Matthew Modine. Tig recalls the movies she watched in 1985, Cheryl recalls her chance to star in "When Animals Attack," and lots more "True Story" hilarity! *this episode spills beans* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Jun 21, 2021
Icarus
00:50:46

Tig and Cheryl risk flying too close to the podcasting sun with their recap of "Icarus," the Oscar-winning Netflix doc about the Russian doping scandal that made NATIONAL HEADLINES. Who has the better Russian accent, Tig or Cheryl? Who were they attracted to, in a doc with a surprising amount of voluntary male nudity? All that and more, on a steroids-juiced episode of True Story! *this episode contains spoilers* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Jun 14, 2021
Air Guitar Nation with Greg Behrendt!
00:51:13

Greg Behrendt ("He's Just Not That Into You") joins Tig and Cheryl for "Air Guitar Nation," a chronicling of several contestants' quests to win the Air Guitar World Championships, a real event held annually in Finland. Greg, despite being featured in the documentary, barely remembers its contents... so he fits right in with Tig and Cheryl! They talk optimum pick placement, listen to a clip of horses galloping, and Greg facilitates the first-ever moment of learning on the podcast! *this episode spills beans* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Jun 07, 2021
Tickled
00:56:37

Tig and Cheryl finally take on "Tickled," a much-requested doc with more twists than a tickle-fight. The True Story duo discuss their tickling history, research the origins of slipping on a banana peel, and compare Cheryl's pronunciation of "documentary" to that of a native New Zealander. *this episode spills beans* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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May 31, 2021
Kid 90 with Soleil Moon Frye!
01:08:40

Soleil Moon Frye (Punky Brewster) joins Tig and Cheryl to talk about her new autobiographical Hulu doc "Kid 90." Soleil shares some crazy stories about Charlie Sheen, Michael Jackson, and even Bubbles the chimpanzee. It's an incredible and candid discussion, full of hilarious tangents and bean spillage as always! *this episode contains spoilers* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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May 24, 2021
Vernon, Florida with Dr. Becky Hines!
01:01:19

True Story (and Don't Ask Tig) celebrity Dr. Becky Hines joins Tig and Cheryl on today's VERY Floridian episode! With Cheryl in Florida visiting relatives, Dr. Becky sits in to discuss Vernon, Florida, a look at the very strange residents of a town in panhandle Florida. Plus Dr. Becky Hines answers all of Tig's questions about what it's like to be a part of True Story lore! *this episode spills beans* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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May 17, 2021
Tina
00:55:15

Tig and Cheryl face the music as they delve into Tina Turner's tell-all doc, "Tina"! Available on HBO/HBO Max, "Tina" tells the story of the life and times of the legendary '80s rocker. Along the way, Cheryl ponders the popularity of British band "Bucks Fizz," Tig walks us through her sweat preferences, and "who were you attracted to" yields interesting results! *this episode spills beans* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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May 10, 2021
The Wolfpack
00:52:25

Tig and Cheryl laugh their way through "The Wolfpack," (or "Woofpack"?!), a doc about a family of six boys raised in a New York City apartment they are only rarely allowed to leave. Tig gives a shoutout to "My Octopus Teacher" winning an Oscar, Cheryl makes a declaration on the subject of tank tops vs sleeveless shirts, and "who are you attracted to" proves to be a more challenging question than usual! *this episode spills beans* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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May 03, 2021
Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution
01:01:05

Tig and Cheryl talk Crip Camp, a Barack and Michelle Obama-produced doc about a hippy summer camp for the disabled that becomes a springboard for decades of civil rights activism. Amidst talk of crabs and slobby boyfriends, there are also some poignant moments... could this be the rare doc to make BOTH hosts cry? We won't spill the beans-- you'll just have to listen and find out. *this episode contains spoilers* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com

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Apr 26, 2021
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief
00:59:35

Tig and Cheryl audit "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" on today's episode of True Story! Tig tells a hilarious story about Nicole Kidman, Cheryl addresses a listener question about drinking and podcasting, and BEANS. ARE. SPILLED! Don't miss it! (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Apr 19, 2021
Honeyland
01:00:28

Tig and Cheryl tackle their first foreign film, and it's as hilarious as you'd expect! Topics include Macedonian curses, traveling on foot to The Oscars, and whether Gaby should ever be allowed to pick a documentary for Tig and Cheryl to watch again! *this episode spills beans* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Apr 12, 2021
The Jinx - Part Two
01:03:10

Tig and Cheryl return to wrap up their discussion of HBO's hit true crime docuseries, "The Jinx"! Topics covered include a handwriting specialist's use of the phrase "bang on," inappropriate internet popups, and Robert Durst's memorable trip to the bathroom. Robert Durst, you owe me a coke! *this episode spills beans* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Apr 05, 2021
The Jinx - Part One
00:47:40

True crime returns on Tig and Cheryl, as they watch and react to episodes 1-3 of HBO miniseries "The Jinx." Cheryl tells a spooky story, Tig makes Cheryl do multiple spit takes, and the "tump" debate is settled once and for all. It's a hilarious episode you won't want to miss-- the podcast will return for Part 2 of The Jinx next week! *this episode spills the beans* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Mar 29, 2021
The King of Kong
01:06:15

On today's episode, Tig and Cheryl welcome a surprise guest to the show... here's a hint: they're here to talk pork tacos! Plus our dynamic doc duo delves into the world of competitive arcade games with "The King of Kong." It's another hilarious episode of True Story you don't want to miss! *this episode contains spoilers* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Mar 22, 2021
Framing Britney Spears
01:04:16

Oops, they did a podcast again! Tig and Cheryl talk the new NY Times Britney Spears doc, "Framing Britney Spears." The discussion somehow leads to Tig and Cheryl sharing some incredible stories about... Barbara Streisand. Plus Cheryl learns to toot her own (clown) horn! *this episode contains spoilers* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Mar 15, 2021
Long Shot (Curb Your Enthusiasm True Crime)
00:58:37

On today's True Story, Tig and Cheryl delve into the short doc "Long Shot," about a Los Angeles man accused of murder. Plus, his case shares a surprising connection with a certain popular HBO comedy starring Cheryl Hines! Meanwhile, Tig tells a potentially emasculating story, and "Papa Grande" is either a name for a grandfather, or a chain of burrito restaurants! *this episode contains spoilers* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Mar 08, 2021
Billie Eilish, with Billie's Mom Maggie Baird!
01:08:36

Today on a very special episode of True Story, Billie Eilish's mom, Maggie Baird, joins Tig and Cheryl to talk about the newly released Apple TV doc about her daughter and family! They talk about how Billie's fashion sense was inspired by The Groundlings, and Cheryl CRIES... about Justin Bieber? *this episode contains spoilers* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Mar 01, 2021
Hands On A Hard Body
01:05:12

Tig and Cheryl tackle "Hands On A Hard Body," a charmingly heartfelt doc about a small-town Texas competition to win a pickup truck! Cheryl spills MAJOR beans about whether this doc made her cry (a la Dancing With The Stars), the two swap some horrifyingly hilarious assistant stories, and Tig reads fan mail reactions regarding her NPR/crossword comments! *this episode contains spoilers*  (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Feb 22, 2021
Searching for Sugar Man
00:57:09

On today's episode of True Story, Tig and Cheryl explore the mysterious story of singer-songwriter Rodriguez... but not before taking detours covering Phil Collins urban legends, memorable bus rides, and a classic episode of Seinfeld! They also share what made them cry and who they found attractive, before diving into the listener mailbag for reactions to the Theranos doc. *this episode contains spoilers* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Feb 15, 2021
The Imposter
01:00:40

Today on True Story-- the return of True Crime! Tig and Cheryl delve into the gritty (just like Tig likes 'em) story of The Imposter-- a French guy who impersonates a Texas teen. Cheryl shares a garage sale story that has both of our hosts laughing hysterically, and Tig makes plans to impersonate Cheryl at her next family reunion. Plus, as always, we get to hear who was attractive/what made them cry! *this episode contains spoilers* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Feb 08, 2021
Tiger (Tiger Woods doc)
01:04:51

Tig and Cheryl discuss "Tiger," HBO's dive into the sometimes inspiring, sometimes scandalous life of the world's greatest golfer, Tiger Woods. Did Tig and Cheryl cry? Who did they find attractive? And can Tig convince Cheryl to finally "spill the beans" and get comfortable with sharing spoilers on the doc they're discussing? You'll have to listen to find out! *this episode contains spilled beans* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Feb 01, 2021
Some Kind of Heaven (The Villages doc)
00:57:33

Today on the podcast, "Some Kind of Heaven, which follows several residents of The Villages, the famed (or infamous) Floridian retirement community! Tig and Cheryl find innuendo in the term "national headlines," and somehow both The Staircase and My Octopus Teacher seem to keep coming up! It's a hilarious episode you won't want to miss. *this episode contains spoilers* tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Jan 25, 2021
The Inventor: Out For Blood In Silicon Valley (Theranos doc)
00:55:39

Tig and Cheryl discuss The Inventor: Out For Blood In Silicon Valley, a doc about the rise and fall of blood-testing company Theranos, operated by the one-time rising star of the startup world, Elizabeth Holmes. Talk of fax machines, kazoos, and certain venereal diseases send Tig and Cheryl into the hardest fit of laughter on the pod to date-- test results indicate that you're guaranteed to find this episode hilarious! *this episode contains spoilers* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Jan 18, 2021
The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend A Broken Heart
00:59:33
For the first True Story episode of 2021, Tig and Cheryl take a time machine back to the '70s and watch the new Bee Gees doc that covers the incredible highs and tragic lows of the legendary folk-R&B-disco band. Our favorite doc duo discusses the medallion-in-chest-hair look, which of the brothers is their favorite, and none other than Dane Cook himself gets discussed! *this episode contains spoilers* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com) See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Jan 11, 2021
Tig (Netflix doc) with Stephanie Allynne
01:08:47

It's been five years since the documentary "Tig" premiered at Sundance, and A TON has happened since! Stephanie Allynne (you know her from "L Word: Generation Q", not to mention the "Tig" doc!) joins Tig and Cheryl to discuss the documentary, and she and Tig give us an inside look at how it felt to watch, not to mention live, the documentary. Plus Tig, Cheryl, and Stephanie pick their favorite docs they watched in 2020. *this episode contains spoilers* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Dec 21, 2020
The Vow (NXIVM Cult Doc) - Part Two
00:58:32

Tig and Cheryl return to discuss the final episodes of HBO NVIVM cult doc "The Vow." They discuss why people are drawn into cults, giving Prince Charles a ring, and "birthing news" interrupts the show-- Tig and Cheryl want YOU to be the first to hear about it. Listen now! *this episode contains spoilers* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Dec 14, 2020
The Vow (NXIVM Cult Doc) - Part One
01:04:30

Tig and Cheryl take a look at the crazy world of NXIVM, a multi level marketing cult that once counted TV star Allison Mack among its members. Our intrepid cohosts discuss IQ tests, midnight volleyball, and getting branded... in fact there's so much to talk about, we'll be back next week with PART TWO of this episode! *this episode contains spoilers* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Dec 07, 2020
My Octopus Teacher
00:58:08

Join Tig and Cheryl as they dive in to the delightful undersea d-octo-mentary "My Octopus Teacher"! Tig talks about the experience of watching the doc with her sons, and Cheryl wonders if the documentarian ever had a sex dream about the octopus. It's one of the silliest, funniest episodes of True Story yet, and you don't want to miss it! *this episode contains spoilers* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Nov 30, 2020
BONUS: Amanda Knox Interview!
00:50:26

Today, on a very special BONUS episode of True Story, Amanda Knox herself pays a visit to the podcast to discuss the documentary that shares her name. Tig and Cheryl get answers on Amanda's police interrogation, her time in prison, and what her life is like now. Amanda gives our doc-duo a candid, behind the scenes look into a story that continues to attract controversy and fascination. (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Nov 23, 2020
Amanda Knox
01:02:35

Tig and Cheryl discuss Netflix's "Amanda Knox," a look back at the tabloid-headline making murder case that includes a host of interviews from key players, including Amanda herself. Cheryl celebrates the anniversary of a memorable massage, Tig speculates on how Cheryl would react if she started dating Amanda, and our doc-duo shares some laughs over Amanda's a-meat-a-balls! *this episode contains spoilers* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Nov 16, 2020
The Queen of Versailles
01:04:44

Join Tig and Cheryl for a tour of an unfinished mega-mansion on the outskirts of Orlando, as they discuss the hit documentary "The Queen of Versailles"! Tig and Cheryl share laughs over doggie bags and dog doors, swap timeshare stories, and give advice for cleaning up poop as they review one of the most bizarre and entertaining "riches to rags" stories ever told. *this episode contains spoilers* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Nov 09, 2020
20 Feet From Stardom
00:54:25

Tig and Cheryl explore the long walk to the spotlight as they discuss the Oscar-winning backup singer doc "20 Feet From Stardom". Our doc-duo swaps stories about discovering their singing abilities (or lack thereof), get chills from listening to "Gimme Shelter," and yes... even take a shot at singing some songs themselves! *this episode contains spoilers* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com)

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Nov 02, 2020
Boys State
01:09:11

Tig and Cheryl elect to discuss Boys State, a timely 2020 documentary following a group of teenage boys as they run for office at an annual  mock government summer camp held in Austin, Texas. Our hosts are impressed by the political ability of some of the boys-- but dismayed by the "talent show" portion of the doc. Tig also ponders why guys chant "hoo, hoo."

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Oct 26, 2020
Metallica: Some Kind of Monster
01:06:55

Enter Sandman, as well as Tig and Cheryl, as our favorite doc-duo discusses this alternately heavy and hilarious documentary chronicling the interpersonal drama of one of the biggest rock acts of all time. From one band member's questionable fashion sense, to another's confident use of the word "squillions," Tig and Cheryl have plenty of insights and stories to share, whether you've seen the documentary or not! 

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Oct 19, 2020
The Staircase
01:03:18

Tig and Cheryl take on their first true crime documentary with the classic docuseries The Staircase. Aside from analyzing whether an owl might have commited the crime, Cheryl can't get over the poor cooking skills of a convicted murderer, and Tig talks about a certain criminal defense attorney she feels could be her "type." 

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Oct 12, 2020
Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present
01:08:05

Tig and Cheryl discuss daring performance artist Marina Abramovic on this extremely revealing (in more ways than one) episode of True Story! Our two hosts review which moments in the film made them cry, before nearly crying laughing at their recollections of performance art mishaps in their past. Plus, Tig talks about how Marina has personally inspired her.

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Oct 05, 2020
Tiger King, with Director Eric Goode
00:58:31

Tig and Cheryl welcome their first guest to the podcast, Tiger King director and producer Eric Goode! Tig and Cheryl get answers on some of their biggest questions about the bizarre world of Joe Exotic, Carole Baskin, and captive tigers, as Eric provides candid insight into the behind-the-scenes making of the biggest documentary of 2020.  

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Sep 28, 2020
FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened
01:04:26
Tig and Cheryl discuss Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened, a doc chronicling the most infamous fiasco in music festival history. The duo make plans to save the swimming pigs, review potential lessons Tig could learn from "The Secret", and debate how to talk (or not talk) about the birds and the bees with their respective kids. *This episode contains spoilers* (tigandcheryltruestory@gmail.com) See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Sep 21, 2020
A Band Called Death
00:53:12

On the very first episode of True Story, Tig and Cheryl discuss A Band Called Death, a doc about a trio of brothers who formed a '70s punk band in Detroit that gets rediscovered decades later. Tig shares a story about a firsthand experience with the band, and the two discuss their least favorite band names, include Hoobastank and "Chubbawubba."

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Sep 14, 2020
Announcing Tig and Cheryl: True Story!
00:02:50

Tig Notaro (Star Trek, One Mississippi) and Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm) are excited to announce their new podcast! Every week they'll discuss a different documentary, with plenty of memorable stories and hilarity along the way.

 

Subscribe now-- the first episode of Tig and Cheryl: True Story arrives September 14th!

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Sep 08, 2020