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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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Now displaying: June, 2018
Jun 25, 2018

This week, two stories about nighttime events so surreal you couldn’t make them up. One happens on a street in Baltimore, one in a palace in Abu Dhabi.

Lauren Ross - a young woman happens upon a drug deal late night in Baltimore

Gillian Quinn - illegal nighttime boat trip in Abu Dhabi Xmas 1987 that resulted in a capsize and young foreigners being arrested and taken prisoner in the Sheiks palace (it ended well)

Outro Song: “Oh, What a Night” by The Dells

Jun 18, 2018

This week, two stories about the perils and pleasures of getting up close and personal with a hero. Cameos by Marcel Marceau and Prince!

Skip Case - a young man faces Marcel Marceau at a school assembly in the 50s

Steven Parke - a man gets the chance to work with one of his heros - Prince

Outro Song: “Purple Rain” by Prince

Jun 11, 2018

This week, two stories about what happens when pursuing justice is personal. A young prosecutor sees the man she’s trying to convict in the most unlikely place. And a young man struggles to get closure after he’s the victim of a crime.

 

Marilyn Mosby - a prosecutor sees the criminal she put in jail in a local store

Zeb Drinkwater - a man who was shot rescuing a girl from a carjacking tries to get justice in the court system

 

Outro Song: Shaolin’s Theme

Jun 4, 2018

This week, two stories that raise two fascinating questions: What if the drugs that are supposed to help us, hurt us? And the drugs that are supposed to hurt us, help us?

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