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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: September, 2018
Sep 24, 2018

This week, two stories of women living large in later life.

Natalie Sokoloff - Story of a woman falling on black ice and fighting to get her mobility back

Madeline Mysko - Story about an older woman who, herself, works in an elder care center

Music: Veronica by Elvis Costello  

Sep 17, 2018

Two stories of people about what happens when you get caught on the wrong side of the dotted line.

Holden Warren - A peace worker accidentally crosses into another country.

Naomi Cross - A story about getting smuggled into East Berlin.

Music: In a Big Country by Big Country 

Sep 10, 2018

Two stories of tough broads standing up for justice and getting results.

Adell Cothorne - A principal who finally got her dream school catches two staff members cheating on the standardized assessment.  She became a whistle blower and was then blackballed.

Leigh Maddox - After her friends are killed, a police officer vows to avenge their deaths.  

Music: Roar by Katy Perry

Sep 3, 2018

Not! This week, two stories about Reagan-era uber-nerds!

Robin Yasinow - She feared Mutually Assured Destruction as a high school model UN geek

Bill Henry - Playing D and D in the basement of Govans library leading to finding his people in life

Music: Games Without Frontiers by Peter Gabriel 

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