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tell it anyway

May 21, 2015

Spoiler alert: it’s shocking. Jennie, Sarah and Alan talk about the time they were shocked by that thing that happened.


Show Notes

Form: The 3fer: Three people, three stories, one theme and let’s see if they connect.

The music:

Our opening and closing music is a selection from “Unlocked Door” used by permission of Alex Cook. Thank you Alex! If you want to hear the complete songs, check out Alex Cook’s bandcamp page and his website Stonebalancer

Alex is also raising funds to create gorgeous murals in Boston and New York City. Alex’s talent as a musician is exceeded only by his murals, so check out his proposed projects!

Music in this episode also came from The Free Music Archive including:

Local News” by Fixtures and

This is My Home” by Mr. & Mrs. Smith

Thank you to the amazing artists!

Theme: Storytellers: Jennie Josephson, Alan Zibel, Sarah Kleinman

Part One: Jennie Josephson “Block Shock”

Part Two:  Alan Zibel “Local News”

Part Three:  Sarah Kleinman “Lemonade”

Behind the story:  This will be forever known as the episode where that nice Jennie Josephson said some truly shocking things into the microphone! But it also marks the episode where I realized that we’re trying to reach a certain ‘story nirvana’. Sure, it’s great to tell stories into a microphone as if you were at your favorite bar with your favorite friends, but I realized, the real goal of this podcast is to tell stories as if there were no microphone.   That’s some scary stuff!

Also I was kind of under the weather this week, so the audio podcast thank you’s are coming on the episode that drops next Wednesday. I didn’t want to sully my appreciation of your amazing support with my yucky tired sick voice. : )

Thanks to our brand new patrons for their support!

Thanks to the Storybackers! 

And special thanks to the newest members of the Starting Story Lineup: Terry Cook, Linda Thompson, Mike Escutia, Benjamin White, Anders Lund, and Preston “Biocow” Monroe, as well as continuing members, Tom Merritt, Patrick Kohn, John H. Maloney, Patrick Wolfe, Chimaera, Greg Skinner and Jeffrey Zylks!

And super duper thanks to our Story MVP Bill Rudder! Bill, look for your 3 part twitter story this Memorial Day Weekend!