“For the first six months, do nothing.” That was the advice that Quintin Mecke got as a Peace Corps volunteer in Niger, West Africa in the early 1990s. This is the story of how his not heeding that advice landed him an invitation to the annual regional gathering of witch doctors, staring into a fire …
Ladies, if you want to stop your yeast infections, cut out sugar, chocolate, caffeine, and bread. Or don’t, and you too may find yourself up late one night with a tray of ice cubes and a strategically placed mini fan.
Warning: this story contains explicit content. Can the oversharer be a boon to society? Can we do more worldly good by sharing all the weird things that we (and our bodies) do? Can shame be erased by a bit more info than you wanted to hear? Well, according to this storyteller — and the internet — the answer is a resounding, Yes!
Two twentysomethings drive south from Chicago trying to escape bad weather in the mountains only to face bad weather karma in a Motel 6 parking lot. Sure, they may leave the light on for you, but where are the snow plows?
Warning: this story contains explicit content. Good listener, this story features a very likable character coming of age with the help of some khaki pants and huggable teddy friend. Told by the affable Sam H., this story was featured in our January 2013 show, Too Much Information.
If you only have one CD — a Cake CD — and it falls to the opposite side of the car, what is the appropriate response at 75 mph? Our storyteller shares his take as well as weighs the pros and cons of hitting on your EMT in this story from our February 2013 show, Close Call.
The contents of a refrigerator — so often the stuff that lunch is made of, and so rarely the ingredients of a break up. Yet this week’s storyteller discovers just how much sketchiness she can tolerate in a date by exploring his bachelor pad. This story of watch salesmen and water beds comes from our January 2013 show, Too Much Information.