What's the truth about Truth in Fiction? The names is as dubious as their roots. Let's just say, for the sake of argument, that their roots stretch across several states and a couple continents. They have been traumatized by bad girlfriends (many), rubber boots (in one case), Santa Ana winds and Wisconsin winters. Which is probably why they're so resilient, so determined, to make the best make-out songs you've ever heard from a rock band.