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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: August, 2018
Aug 27, 2018

These two storytellers find themselves in a very different place than they ever imagined.

Towanda Carter A woman gets herself out of generational poverty and works her way up to a management position in Baltimore City Public Schools.

Yitzy Halon A man who wanted to be a rabbi struggles to find his way after he realizes he’s not cut out for the holy life.

Music: Once In a Lifetime by Talking Heads 

Aug 20, 2018

Two stories of young people who face harrowing situations — and live to laugh about it.

Julia Dugan - Story about getting stuck on top of a mountain in Scotland and having to be rescued

John Couzee  A young man’s snowboarding accident leads to internal bleeding

Music: Mountain Song by Jane's Addiction 

Aug 13, 2018

This week, three stories about the doggedness of man’s best friend.

Kelli Harris - Going on a trip to Greece. Drank Grand Marnier and went skinny dipping while dogs stole their clothes

Jen Antonelli - Story about running after a dog to rescue it and getting hurt

Joey Haavik - Story about a dog following a group of bikers on a race

Music: Dog Days are Over by Florence and The Machine 

Aug 6, 2018

This week, three stories celebrating nudity in all its freedom and glory.

Paige Bourne - Hiked the El Camino/Santiago

Thom Hawkins - A man in a figure drawing class finds his calling as a comic nude model.

Sophia Garber - Story about doing a naked while in a bike race

Music: Naked Kids by Grouplove 

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