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The Stoop Storytelling Series

"Everyone has a story. What's yours?" The Stoop features "ordinary" people telling the extraordinary true tales of their lives in front of live audiences as large as 1,400. Stoop stories are weird, wonderful, hilarious, and heartbreaking — and, above all, intimate. Founders Laura Wexler and Jessica Henkin host the podcast.
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May 30, 2016

The intersection of puberty and romance is full of wonder and terror. Hosts Laura Wexler and Jessica Henkin share their favorite stories of young love from the Stoop Storytelling Series in Baltimore, MD.

Ben Doyle (a storyteller still in high school!) crushes hard on his best friend. Marion Winik sneaks around to find a good place to make out in the 70s. Katherine Noel worries about her love letters to a camp crush were wrong.

Learn more about the Stoop Storytelling Series at stoopstorytelling.com

May 23, 2016

Bring on the chicken soup, because we're calling in sick! Hosts Laura Wexler and Jessica Henkin share adventures in sickness and health from the Stoop Storytelling stage in Baltimore, MD.

Morgan Smith's game of blackjack goes worse than he could have ever imagined. Beth Stierman was living in Uganda, but she had a bout with malaria that transcended time and space. Josh Kuderna investigates a weird lump on his head. 

Learn more about the Stoop Storytelling Series at stoopstorytelling.com

May 16, 2016

Everyone has them. The stories about you're family you don't tell anyone else... Except on the Stoop Storytelling stage. 

Laura Wexler and Jessica Henkin share their favorite family secret stories from the Stoop Storytelling Series in Baltimore, MD. Josh Riley's step-father's erratic behavior helped him understand what made him different growing up. Kim Le tries to unpack the meaning behind some archival footage featuring someone who looks a lot like her father. And Barbara Gale doesn't quite finish finishing school. 

Learn more about the Stoop Storytelling Series at stoopstorytelling.com

May 10, 2016

Obsessions that test the boundaries of the living and dead. Hosts Laura Wexler and Jessica Henkin share stories of conjuring told live at the Stoop Storytelling Series in Baltimore, MD. 

Alexandra Deutsch has some help preparing an 1896 Christmas Diner Party in her century-old home. Violet LeVoit seeks comfort from heartache at a punk rock grave. Michael Hughes experiences an awakening in the middle of the night.

Email the grave you'd visit with a broken heart to info@stoopstorytelling.com and learn more about the Stoop Storytelling Series at stoopstorytelling.com

May 2, 2016

Not the literal hell! Pioneers who raised righteous hell tell their stories live on the Stoop Storytelling Series stage in Baltimore, MD. 

Liz McAlister, a former nun, takes on the US Military's nuclear power during the Cold War. US Representative Elijah Cummings still feels the repercussions of fighting for equality all the way back to his playground swimming pool days. Deborah "Dakini" Keane celebrates the joys and shenanigans of skinny dipping with her friends during a simpler time. Hosts Laura Wexler and Jessica Henkin take us from story to story.

For more about The Stoop visit stoopstorytelling.com.

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