One Of The Ten Best Podcasts in NYC—Time Out New York
Austin performer and vaudevillian Jessica Ryan tells us how her father connected with her in a way she never would have expected–using Guns N’ Roses’ “Sweet Child O’ Mine.” “With parents as overprotective as mine, I was shocked when I … Continue readingPosted in Podcast, Uncategorized | Tagged austin, axl rose, brother, family, father, guns n' roses, jessica ryan, mother, music, storytelling, sweet child o' mine, texas | Comments Off June 4, 2014
Digging into the vault for the quintessential summer story–here’s how master storyteller Peter Aguero emerged victorious from the greatest ice cream truck driver showdown in history. “One way or another, old man, this ends tonight.” Photo of Peter by D. … Continue readingPosted in Podcast, Uncategorized | Tagged ice cream man, music, new jersey, peter aguero, scott joplin, storytelling, summer, the entertainer | Comments Off May 15, 2014
Kathy Valentine–former bassist for The Go-Go’s and current guitarist for The Bluebonnets–and her story about how “Sunshine of Your Love” totally changed the way she listened to music. “The way I look at it, I got to be a kid … Continue readingPosted in Podcast, Uncategorized | Tagged austin, cream, kathy valentine, musician, storytelling, sunshine of your love, the bluebonnets, the go-go's | Comments Off June 30, 2012
Get ready for another theme show! Coming up next–on Friday, July 13th–is, well, this thick chunk of heaven. Stories about the “first time”–and the music that underscored that sizzling, perfect, epic (and in no way disastrous) milestone.Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged blaise allysen kearsley, kevin allison, lane moore, le poisson rouge, michele carlo, neil gordon, storytelling | Comments Off November 1, 2011
Julie Klausner goes all Julie on this Police classic, and brands the question “which one?” into our brains so that every time we hear this song–one very unnecessary lyric in particular–we can’t help but ask. Julie Klausner is the author … Continue readingPosted in Podcast, Uncategorized | Tagged don't stand so close to me, julie klausner, storytelling, the police | Comments Off October 27, 2011
The Ballad of Andy Ross (or, The Quintessential School Talent Show Story).Posted in Podcast, Uncategorized | Tagged andy ross, real characters, songs, storytelling, talent show | Comments Off October 25, 2011
This is Dustin Luke Nelson. With something that looks a lot like an autoharp. Which is precisely why I chose this picture. Next Wednesday, Dustin is getting all Dustin on “Plaster Casts of Everything” by Liars. Up until earlier this … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged dustin luke nelson, indigest, storytelling | Comments Off October 19, 2011
Bridget O’Neill on the seductive lure of the quaalude to a goth girl in 1990. Bridget O’Neill is a writer and performer who hails from Cheesesteak County–otherwise known as Philadelphia. She is a MothSlam winner and performs regularly at The … Continue readingPosted in Podcast, Uncategorized | Tagged Bridget O'Neill, Goth, Ministry, storytelling | Comments Off October 4, 2011
It’s time to formally announce the lineup! I am tearing myself away from Friday Night Lights on the Roku long enough to do this. And it’s hard, I’m not gonna lie. Seriously, that show is like crack. A sweet, delicious, … Continue readingPosted in Uncategorized | Tagged ben lillie, btk band, dustin nelson, hallie haglund, lisa kirchner, music, peter aguero, story collider, storytelling, the daily show, the moth | Comments Off
Gregg Gethard – Girl From Mars/Ash
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A Joint Live Taping With Bonnie & Maude!