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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: October, 2018
Oct 29, 2018

The pleasures and perils of watching your first R-rated movie in a theater.

Larry Doyle — After failing his driver's test, a boy has his mom take him and his date to an R-rated movie.

Anna Beidelman — A story about going to her first R-rated movie

Music: "I'm An Adult Now" by the Pursuit of Happiness

Oct 22, 2018

Two stories of the highs — and lows — of taking drugs.

Michael Furr A young man overdoses on heroin after finding his lover cheated on him

Tommy Sinbazo Man goes to see a Star Trek movie in the theater on too many mushrooms and freaks out

Music: I'm Waiting for the Man by Velvet Underground 

Oct 15, 2018

Two stories about the adventures of chaperoning a boy scout camping trip.

Rosemary Raun -  Story about chaperoning a camping trip and finding a porcupine in the latrine

Eliot Wagenheim  Story about an out of shape dad who hiked Mt. Baldie with his son

Music: Fearless by Pink Floyd

Oct 8, 2018

This week, two stories about coming face to face with your own misconceptions.

Jaspreet Chowdhary - Judging a young mother for not cleaning her newborn, only to find that the mother was scared of hurting her baby

Maisha Drayton - A "super mega ultra diamond black woman" who complains about service to her at a gas station

Music: Feeling Good by Nina Simon

 

Oct 1, 2018

Three stories of the adventures — and adversities — of live theatre.

Jimmy Kinstle - Hit head on sign and got knocked out during play

Kimberely Lynne - Almost got run over by a car while setting a set for Centerstage

Jay Herzog  Almost killed a folk singer by accidentally hanging a stage light incorrectly

Music: Here's Rose by Ethel Merman   

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