Everything is Alive

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.


  • Lillian, Song

    Jul 08 2020

    Ian has a song stuck in his head. Imagine how the song feels. Featuring Lillian King.

  • Colin, Ten Dollar Bill

    Jun 24 2020

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

  • Deleted Scenes II

    Jun 10 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 13 2020

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

  • Mirror, Mirror

    Apr 29 2020

    A restaurant bathroom mirror takes a moment to reflect. Featuring Alex Song-Xia.

  • Louise & William, Shirt & Pants

    Apr 15 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

    Apr 01 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

    Mar 18 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

    Mar 11 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

    Nov 26 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 radiotopia.fm to donate today.

  • Scott, Stethoscope

    Jul 10 2019

    Scott is always listening.

  • Charu, Satellite

    Jun 26 2019

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

  • Jennifer, Newspaper

    Jun 12 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 22 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 transparent with you.

  • Sebastian, Alex, and Alex, Russian Dolls

    May 08 2019

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

  • Connor, Painting

    Apr 03 2019

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

  • Petey, Baseball Cap

    Mar 19 2019

    Petey’s just trying to stay on top.

  • Emmy, Pregnancy Test

    Mar 06 2019

    Emmy is just trying to stay positive.

  • Alligator, Alligator

    Feb 20 2019

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

  • Shannon, Bath Towel

    Feb 06 2019

    Shannon just wants to be part of the story.

  • Bonus Episode: Deleted Scenes

    Dec 11 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 Lamppost, Sean the Subway Seat, and more. Support our show and Radiotopia by making a donation at radiotopia.fm.

  • Sean, Subway Seat

    Nov 27 2018

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

  • Ayo, Balloon

    Nov 13 2018

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

  • Annie, Jack o' Lantern

    Oct 30 2018

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

  • Chioke, Grain of Sand

    Oct 16 2018

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

  • Paul, Tooth

    Oct 02 2018

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

  • Ana, Elevator

    Sep 11 2018

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

  • Tara, Bar of Soap

    Aug 28 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

    Aug 14 2018

    While we are sleeping, Dennis has dreams too.

  • Maeve, Lamppost

    Jul 31 2018

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

  • Louis, Can of Cola

    Jul 17 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.