While moving from one coast to the other, this week’s storyteller discovers that he just might be carrying some unwanted hop-ons to his new digs — that is if he can ever get there. This story of red(ish) scares in the home of McCarthyism comes from our December 2012 show, When It Rains It Pours.
This week we’re giving thanks for all of the crazy things past roommates have done to bring us the story for today. And thank you to our wonderful audience who came to hear this story told live in September at the Red Poppy Art House in San Francisco. Continue reading
In the words of today’s storyteller, let’s take a moment and thank Craig Newmark. If it weren’t for him, where exactly would most of us get our crazy roommate stories? Thank you Craig for giving us many of us places to call home as well as our 21st podcast which was told live at the Red Poppy Art House for the September 2012 show, “Roommates.”
Is it problem if the people at the hazmat facility know your name? This deconstruction of a would-be set of Hoarders yields halloween cat ears and 1970s refrigerators, but what about treasured mementos from childhood? This story of the life of a photo comes from our August 2012 show, “Lost and Then Found.”
Making the leap from being a transit rider to a driver can be tricky. For starters, you can’t rely anymore on the vehicle to magically get you where you want to go without providing it some direction. This story of how not to learn to drive in Chicago came from our August 2012 show, “Lost and Then Found.” Continue reading
So many gears, and so fews hills on which to use them — at least in Stockton. For fun and profit, this spoke wrench carrier sought after hillier, more unexpected terrain in the Bay Area. Continue reading
A potluck that consists only of cupcakes, an aspiring competitor to Amazon, and group full of bond underwriters — or what one storyteller finds when he goes in search of meaningful extracurricular activities in the real world. This story of life after college comes from our July 2012 show “Wishful Thinking.” Continue reading