Sending Messages: The Podcast
True stories, poetry, interview and radio plays written, performed and produced by youth in a secure care facility in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Merry Christmas from all of us at Sending Messages.  This episode is all about the holidays.  Rey brings us some unique perspectives on the season with interviews from Buddy and Jay.  There is also a story about trying to catch Santa from Dubski, and a montage of New Years Resolutions and wishes of love from all of our contributors.  Also, two new songs, one a guitar original from Dubski, and a new hip hop song from Young In and KO.  This episode is hosted by Zee.  See you next year!

Direct download: Episode_10_-_Christmas.m4a
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Mistakes.  Regrets.  This week's show is about the problem that arises when you say or do the wrong thing, and the consequences it brings.  Slam poetry from Yours Truly, Music from Young In and KO, stories from Buddy and Andre, and an apology in the form of a poem from Ater.  Hosted this week by Rey.  Thanks for downloading.  Be sure to leave us feedback.

Direct download: Episode_9.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 6:43pm EDT

Happy Halloween everybody!  This week, everyone wrote pieces specifically for the holiday.  Rey hosts an episode full of spooky and funny stories, a legend of a stone cross hidden deep in the woods, a series of interviews about childhood halloween memories, a radio play about a ghostly woman who haunts children, and a series of conversations about aliens and hauntings.  Also, a new horror movie themed hip hop track by KO and Young IN.  Stories this week by Dubski, Lil D, Magic, Self, and Wrek.  Thanks for listening.  Send us feedback!

Direct download: Episode_8._Halloween_Special.m4a
Category:general -- posted at: 9:33pm EDT

Episode 7


This week is hosted by Rey.  Stories about addiction, letters to lost loved ones, songs about struggle, and reminders to keep ones self strong.  Rey is joined this week by C., KO, Self, MT, NMZ, Magic, and Jose.  Please leave feedback.  Thanks for listening.


Direct download: Episode_7.m4a
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Episode #6.

Download Episode #6 now!  This week, stories about the loss of identity, memories of childhood and drug abuse, as well as experiments with rap and poetry.  Some sad, and others uplifting and hopeful, Sending Messages continues to bring real stories from a real place.  Ace is joined this week by Ater, Brandon, Kaylee, Yours Truly and Zee.  Music this week by Idyll Rigamarole and Sleep Whale.  Leave us some feedback at

Direct download: Episode_6.m4a
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Episode #5.

The show this week is dedicated to one of our classmates who tragically passed away this last month.  Rest in peace, Kaylee.  Today's whole show is comprised of interviews compiled and edited together by Rey, all meditations on mortality, and opinions about an afterlife.  The interviews feature Rey, Kaylee, Dan and one of the staff here at the facility.  As always, hosted by Ace.  Music this week by Digitonal and Winter North Atlantic. 

Direct download: Episode_5.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:17pm EDT

Episode #4.

This week, stories about the hardships of family relationships, the different concepts of strength, wishing for a regular high school experience, and two tales of the horrors of addiction.  As always, hosted by Ace, with music by Malevolent MC and Joel Brown.  Leave us feedback and rate us at itunes! 

Direct download: Episode_4..m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:55pm EDT

Episode #3.

Download Episode Three now.  This week features a story about a friend's tragedy, a poem about saying goodbye, a story about a nightmare, and two letters, one into the past, and the other into the future.  Ace is joined by Sam, Dan, Ater, Taylor, and Andre.  Music by Heterodactyl and Eliza Sharon.  Send feedback to

Direct download: Episode_3.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:20pm EDT

Episode #2.

Episode two is now available.  This week Ace is joined by stories from Taylor, Brandon, Sam, Yours Truly, and Kaylee.  Music this week by Digitonal and Orion Chacon Hurst.  Leave feedback on itunes and get more information at

Direct download: Episode_2.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:37pm EDT

Episode #1.

The debut episode of the Sending Messages podcast, hosted by Ace, contains stories by Rey, Dan, Sam, Taylor, and Jose.  Music by The Direction and Sam Burton. 

Direct download: Episode_1.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:06pm EDT