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We explore Madison one story at a time. In each episode, Takeyla Benton and Jen Rubin feature a story told live in Madison, interview the storyteller to dig deeper into the story and how they crafted it.

We explore Madison one story at a time. In each episode, Takeyla Benton and Jen Rubin feature a story told live in Madison, interview the storyteller to dig deeper into the story and how they crafted it.
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United States

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We explore Madison one story at a time. In each episode, Takeyla Benton and Jen Rubin feature a story told live in Madison, interview the storyteller to dig deeper into the story and how they crafted it.

Language:

English

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608-698-5885


Episodes

INSIDE STORIES rebroadcast: Ann Imig

1/22/2020
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Ann Imig tells a witty story about being a full time stay at home mom with two young and energetic boys. We talked about her experience founding Listen To Your Mother (which originated in Madison and became a national storytelling event) and what it was like to pull together this annual show. We also discussed the problem of not being able to include everyone who auditioned to tell their story. We listen to a story Ann Imig told at Listen To Your Mother in 2012, explore the themes in the...

Duration:00:22:19

INSIDE STORIES rebroadcast: Tandalaya Taylor

1/15/2020
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Tandalaya tells a story about her love of daydreaming, how her cancer diagnosis and health struggles took away her desire to daydream and how she survived and altered her dream. We talk about why she chose to frame her story around daydreams and why she brought a videographer to the recording studio. She told this story at the Odyssey Writing Class in 2019.

Duration:00:22:23

INSIDE STORIES: Takeyla Benton (with special guest)

1/2/2020
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In the last episode of Season 2 Kevin Willmott II joins Jen and Takeyla to interview Takeyla about a story she told at Listen To Your Mother, explore the themes in the story and discuss how she crafted the story. (Told at the Barrymore. Audio recording by Listen To Your Mother). Email us at insidestoriespodcast@gmail.com and find us on twitter at @InsideStoryPod and Facebook at @insidestoriespodcast.

Duration:00:22:29

INSIDE STORIES: Jen Rubin (with special guest)

12/18/2019
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In the second to last episode of Season 2 Kevin Willmott II joins Jen and Takeyla to interview Jen about a story she told at the Madison Moth StorySlam, explore the themes in the story and discuss how she crafted the story. (Told at the Moth in Madison StorySlam in 2017. Theme: Neighborhoods. Audio recording by Mad Manor Multimedia). Learn more about Jen's book, We Are Staying: Eighty Years in the Life of a Family, a Store, and a Neighborhood at her website:...

Duration:00:24:56

INSIDE STORIES: Greg Renz

12/11/2019
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We listen to a story Greg Renz told at the Madison Moth StorySlam, explore the themes in the story and discuss how he crafted the story. (Told at the Moth in Madison StorySlam in 2017. Audio recording by Mad Manor Multimedia). Learn more about Greg's book, Beneath the Flames at his website: https://glrenz.com/. Email us at insidestoriespodcast@gmail.com and find us on twitter at @InsideStoryPod and Facebook at @insidestoriespodcast.

Duration:00:28:16

INSIDE STORIES: Alexandria Delcourt

12/4/2019
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We listen to a story Alexandria Delcourt told at Mystery to Me bookstore as part of Madison Storytellers event, 'Books that Changed my Life'. Email us at insidestoriespodcast@gmail.com and find us on twitter at @InsideStoryPod and Facebook at @insidestoriespodcast

Duration:00:21:11

INSIDE STORIES: Hedi Lamarr Rudd

11/27/2019
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We listen to a story Hedi Lamarr Rudd told at UW Continuing Studies Writers' Institute, explore the themes in the story and discuss how she crafted the story. Richard Jones Jr joined us to talk about the origin story of his business, Oddly Arranged Media. Email us at insidestoriespodcast@gmail.com and find us on twitter at @InsideStoryPod and Facebook at @insidestoriespodcast.

Duration:00:33:44

INSIDE STORIES rebroadcast: Marisol Gonzalez

11/20/2019
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We listen to a story Marisol Gonzalez told at the Odyssey Project writing class in 2018, talk about the issues in the story, and discuss how she chose to put the story together. (Audio recording by Brendon Panke of Madison Storytellers.)

Duration:00:18:14

INSIDE STORIES: Megan Diaz-Ricks

11/13/2019
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We listen to a story Megan Diaz-Ricks told at Listen To Your Mother, explore the themes in the story and discuss how she crafted the story. Charlotte Colaluca joins us from Mystery To Me Bookstore to share book recommendations. You can learn more about this great neighborhood bookstore at https://www.mysterytomebooks.com/. Email us at insidestoriespodcast@gmail.com and find us on twitter at @InsideStoryPod and Facebook at @insidestoriespodcast.

Duration:00:27:31

INSIDE STORIES: Debi Kennedy

11/6/2019
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We listen to a story Debi Kennedy told at the Madison Moth StorySlam, explore the themes in the story and discuss how she crafted the story. (Told at the Moth in Madison StorySlam in 2017. Audio recording by Oddly Arranged Media). Email us at insidestoriespodcast@gmail.com and find us on twitter at @InsideStoryPod and Facebook at @insidestoriespodcast. Debi will be teaching workshops through MSCR called, "The Glappiness Hour" (glad + happiness, an Ellie created word) with different topics...

Duration:00:29:48

INSIDE STORIES: Ali Muldrow

10/30/2019
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We listen to a story Ali Muildrow told at the Madison Moth StorySlam, explore the themes in the story and discuss how she crafted the story. You can also hear Ali every week on WORT Community Radio's Public Affair show: https://www.wortfm.org/news-talk/talk/public-affair/ (Told at the Moth in Madison StorySlam in 2019. The theme of the night was Bamboozled. Audio recording by Oddly Arranged Media). Email us at insidestoriespodcast@gmail.com and find us on twitter at @InsideStoryPod and...

Duration:00:28:35

INSIDE STORIES: Mel Hammond

10/23/2019
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We listen to a story Mel Hammond told at the Madison Moth StorySlam in 2017, explore the themes in the story and discuss how she crafted the story. We also talk with Apaloo Edmond, owner of Afreeka Wear, to learn the origin story of his small business. Afreeka Wear is part of the MarketReady program for Madison Public Market vendors. You can learn more about Afreeka Wear at (https://afreekawear.com/), follow the business on Instagram (afreekawear_official), or find it on Facebook. (Told at...

Duration:00:30:07

INSIDE STORIES: Nestor Gomez

10/17/2019
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We listen to a story Nestor told at the Madison Moth story slam and explore the story behind the story. Jen also plays a minute clip from a different story of Nestor's (Last Mile) as a great example of how to build tension in a story and Nestor explains his thinking in putting together that story. We also talk about Nestor's '80 minutes around the world - Immigration Stories' series that he produces. You can learn more about it at his website, http://www.nestorgomezstoryteller.com. Find us...

Duration:00:28:20

INSIDE STORIES: Danika Laine

10/9/2019
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We listen to a story Danika told at the Barrymore Theater - as part of the second Moth GrandSlam in Madison. We explore the story behind the story, Kevin's evolution as a storyteller and how he uses storytelling on stage with his band. Find us on twitter at @InsideStoryPod, Facebook at @insidestoriespodcast or email us at insidestoriespodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:21:59

INSIDE STORIES: Kevin Willmott II

10/2/2019
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We listen to a story Kevin told at the Barrymore Theater - as part of the first Moth GrandSlam in Madison. We explore the story behind the story, Kevin's evolution as a storyteller and how he uses storytelling on stage with his band. Find us on twitter at @InsideStoryPod, Facebook at @insidestoriespodcast or email us at insidestoriespodcast@gmail.com Audio recorded by Joe Hardtke.

Duration:00:30:04

INSIDE STORIES: Victor

9/25/2019
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We listen to a story Victor told at the Odyssey Project writing class. We explore the story behind the story and discuss how he crafted the story. Find us on twitter at @InsideStoryPod, Facebook at @insidestoriespodcast or email us at insidestoriespodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:23:07

INSIDE STORIES: Linda Hedenblad

9/18/2019
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We listen to a story Linda told at the Barrymore Theater - as part of Listen to Your Mother. We explore the story behind the story and discuss how she crafted the story. You can see the original video at the Listen To Your Mother website: https://listentoyourmothershow.com. Find us on twitter at @InsideStoryPod, Facebook at @insidestoriespodcast or email us at insidestoriespodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:22:02

INSIDE STORIES: James Edward Mills

9/11/2019
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We listen to a story James told at Cafe Coda - as part of a poetry and storytelling happy hour organized by Oscar Mirales, Madison's Poet Laureate. We explore the story behind the story and discuss how he crafted the story. We also interview Jasmine Banks about her business, 'Perfect Imperfections' and learn the origin story of her business. Find us on twitter at @InsideStoryPod, Facebook at @insidestoriespodcast or email us at insidestoriespodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:28:28

INSIDE STORIES rebroadcast: Brendon Panke

9/4/2019
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In this episode Brendon tells a story about the impact his father's death had on him as a teenager and what he hoped to teach his young son about death. In our interview we explored how one story can change over time as the storyteller's perspective changes. (Told at the Moth in Madison StorySlam in 2017. The theme of the night was Fathers. Audio recording by Mad Manor Multimedia) Find us on twitter at @InsideStoryPod and Facebook at @insidestoriespodcast

Duration:00:21:25

INSIDE STORIES rebroadcast: Esteban Touma

8/28/2019
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In this episode we listen to a story Esteban Touma told about the road trip he and his girlfriend took to Las Vegas and their reluctant decision to get married. We had a great conversation about using comedy in storytelling. (First pilot episode) (Told at the Moth in Madison StorySlam in 2016. The theme of the night was Love Hurts. Audio recording by Mad Manor Multimedia) Find us on twitter at @InsideStoryPod and Facebook at @insidestoriespodcast

Duration:00:28:07