The Secret Room | True Stories

Ben Hamm

What's the one secret you've never told anybody? Welcome to The Secret Room, a podcast about the true stories no one ever tells. Hosted by Ben Hamm. read less
Society & CultureSociety & Culture

Episodes

217. Tangled Ties
5d ago
217. Tangled Ties
When Gina’s toxic best friendship with MJ came to an abrupt end, she was left with a pile of feelings she couldn’t share.  If she did, she would lose even more than she already had. HATCH Visit hatch.co/SECRET to get $20 off and free shipping! HOME CHEF Get 18 Free Meals, plus Free Shipping on your first box, and Free Dessert for Life, at HomeChef.com/SECRET.  Must be an active subscriber to receive free dessert. PICTURES See Gina and MJ. Also, Gina’s childhood home, the night of the club fight, their last picture together, and Gina’s tattoo They are waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Handle: @secretroompod. THE SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED Kai is your average busy professional.  But one night during the Covid 19 pandemic lock down her life changed. She went to a gas station convenience store and became consumed with the nighttime activity. Now, just about every day after work, she goes to the store and watches. She's witnessed tragedy, heartache, crime. The Secret Room | Unlocked is yours when you support your favorite indie podcast that could with a membership at patreon.com/secretroom or on Apple Podcasts. ALL OUR SPONSORS See all our sponsors past and present, and their offers, many of which are still valid: secretroompodcast.com/codes  FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUPThere's even more fun at The Secret Room Podcast Facebook Discussion Page!  Just ask to join, all are welcome. :) YOUR SECRET  Click "Share a Secret" at secretroompod.com! PODCAST TEAM Producer: Susie Lark. Story Development: Luna Patel. Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!
215. The Digital Heist
19-03-2024
215. The Digital Heist
Zane executed an intergalactic heist with an early form of digital currency. It’s a sprawling adventure of rocket ships and asteroid mining he’s kept secret for two decades. BETTER HELP The Secret Room is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret. HOME CHEF Get 18 Free Meals, plus Free Shipping on your first box, and Free Dessert for Life, at HomeChef.com/SECRET.  Must be an active subscriber to receive free dessert. PICTURES See pictures from Eve Online, and the garage where it all went down.  Also, Zane, Mick and Dan pose for an iconic pic.  See also Cairo the parrot and mom’s dog hamming it up, and the famous picture of Zane on his pilgrimage to CCP HQ in Reykjavik. They are waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Handle: @secretroompod. THE SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED Trouble, from episode 212 “His Name Was Trouble,” is back for an exclusive interview with Susie.  Episode 212 was the story of the mixed-race psychiatric nurse who fell in love with her patient Trouble, who happened to be a ranking member in a white supremacist gang. He tells us what Angela might have gotten wrong in her interview with Ben. He also tells us about his relapse after prison, and how he won over Angela’s dad.  Host: Susie Lark. The Secret Room | Unlocked is yours when you support your favorite indie podcast that could with a membership at patreon.com/secretroom or on Apple Podcasts. ALL OUR SPONSORS See all our sponsors past and present, and their offers, many of which are still valid: secretroompodcast.com/codes  FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUPThere's even more fun at The Secret Room Podcast Facebook Discussion Page!  Just ask to join, all are welcome. :) YOUR SECRET  Click "Share a Secret" at secretroompod.com! PODCAST TEAM Producer: Susie Lark. Story Development: Luna Patel.  Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!
214. The Hangaround
05-03-2024
214. The Hangaround
Charlee and her boyfriend held up her ex at gunpoint, giving him a life-or-death ultimatum.  It’s a high stakes secret that marked the moment Charlee took back control of her life.  DIPSEA Get a 30 day free trial when you go to DipseaStories.com/secret. HOME CHEF Get 18 Free Meals, plus Free Shipping on your first box, and Free Dessert for Life, at HomeChef.com/SECRET.  Must be an active subscriber to receive free dessert. PICTURES See Charlee with Jed and with Carl.  We also have a picture of the gas station where the hold up took place. They are waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Handle: @secretroompod. THE SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED Remember our recent episode “His Name was Trouble” about the mixed-race psychiatric nurse who fell in love with her patient, who happened to be a ranking member of a white supremacist gang?  Angela joins Susie on the next Secret Room | Unlocked.  They talk about how Trouble got away from those gang members who tied him up to a tree.  She also tells us how their families managed to unite and overcome generational racism. The Secret Room | Unlocked is yours when you support your favorite indie podcast that could with a membership at patreon.com/secretroom or on Apple Podcasts. ALL OUR SPONSORS See all our sponsors past and present, and their offers, some of which are still valid: secretroompodcast.com/codes  FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUPThere's even more fun at The Secret Room Podcast Facebook Discussion Page!  Just ask to join, all are welcome. :) YOUR SECRET  Click "Share a Secret" at secretroompod.com! PODCAST TEAM Producer: Susie Lark. Story Development: Luna Patel. Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder.
211. I Was a Child Psychic
23-01-2024
211. I Was a Child Psychic
Ben’s guest Vicky was a child psychic.  And when she flexed her youthful powers, the adults in her life listened with rapt attention. Now all grown up, Vicky’s here to tell her story BETTERHELP The Secret Room is sponsored by BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/secret PICTURES See Vicky and her mum, the church, and the home she lived in with her mum that was paid for with the Deserted Wives Pension. They are waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Handle: @secretroompod. THE SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED Vicky will will be back soon, but first Sarah from episode 207 “Escape From Gili T” is back to address all the buzz around her episode.  She’ll respond directly to a number of social media reactions.  Also a new adventure from her trip about corrupt cops and an orphanage …and there’s more to her breakup with her ex back home.  Is Sara still traveling and living it up? The Secret Room | Unlocked is yours when you support your favorite indie podcast that could with a free trial at patreon.com/secretroom or on Apple Podcasts and Spotify. ALL OUR SPONSORS See all our sponsors past and present, and their offers, many of which are still valid: secretroompodcast.com/codes  FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUPThere's even more fun at The Secret Room Podcast Facebook Discussion Page!  Just ask to join, all are welcome. :) YOUR SECRET  Click "Share a Secret" at secretroompod.com! PODCAST TEAM Producer: Susie Lark. Story Development: Luna Patel. Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!
210. To Die Young
08-01-2024
210. To Die Young
Jeremy’s secret is that he is living with a terminal condition.  No one knows except for his medical team.  Not even his family.  Today Jeremy tells us why he’s keeping this devastating secret to himself.  If you want to hear Jeremy’s other appearance on the podcast, download Episode 169 “Show Trial.” You can donate to Jeremy’s care at GoFundMe.com/Jeremy-From-TSRP. DIPSEA  Get a 30-day free trial when you go to DipseaStories.com/secret PICTURES See pictures of Jeremy, his partner and their boy They are waiting for you on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Handle: @secretroompod. THE SECRET ROOM | UNLOCKED Eralyn from Sugar Rush is back with a long awaited update.   Eralyn had turned to a sugar baby website to make ends meet while taking care of her special needs kid.  But she had no idea where life would take her after being paired with a very abrupt man, or the devastating impact it would have on her life.  Listen back to Episode 158 “Sugar Rush” and then hear the update in one week on The Secret Room | Unlocked. The Secret Room | Unlocked is yours when you support your favorite indie podcast that could with a membership at patreon.com/secretroom or on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. And there’s a free trial ALL OUR SPONSORS See all our sponsors past and present, and their offers, many of which are still valid: secretroompodcast.com/codes  FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUPThere's even more fun at The Secret Room Podcast Facebook Discussion Page!  Just ask to join, all are welcome. :) YOUR SECRET  Click "Share a Secret" at secretroompod.com! PODCAST TEAM Producer: Susie Lark. Story Development: Luna Patel. Shadow Producer: Jessica Garcia, Music and Theme: Breakmaster Cylinder. LISTENER SURVEY Take our Listener Survey at SecretRoomPod.com!