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Story Pirates

Gimlet Media

The Story Pirates believe that kids are creative geniuses. All of them. The Story Pirates are a nationally renowned group of top comedians, musicians, best-selling authors, and incredible teachers with fifteen years of experience creating content that celebrates the imaginations of kids. Winner of both the 2020 iHeartRadio Award and the Webby Award for Best Kids and Family Podcast, The Story Pirates Podcast is one of the top kids and family podcasts in the world. The Pirates have released three critically acclaimed middle-grade books with Random House Children’s Books and several award-winning albums, all based on ideas from kids around the world. The Creator Club, their subscription service, features activities, live-streamed classes, a weekend radio show, and videos to entertain and encourage creativity for kids at home. Get the latest from the Story Pirates at storypirates.com/news

The Story Pirates believe that kids are creative geniuses. All of them. The Story Pirates are a nationally renowned group of top comedians, musicians, best-selling authors, and incredible teachers with fifteen years of experience creating content that celebrates the imaginations of kids. Winner of both the 2020 iHeartRadio Award and the Webby Award for Best Kids and Family Podcast, The Story Pirates Podcast is one of the top kids and family podcasts in the world. The Pirates have released three critically acclaimed middle-grade books with Random House Children’s Books and several award-winning albums, all based on ideas from kids around the world. The Creator Club, their subscription service, features activities, live-streamed classes, a weekend radio show, and videos to entertain and encourage creativity for kids at home. Get the latest from the Story Pirates at storypirates.com/news

Location:

United States

Networks:

Gimlet Media

Description:

The Story Pirates believe that kids are creative geniuses. All of them. The Story Pirates are a nationally renowned group of top comedians, musicians, best-selling authors, and incredible teachers with fifteen years of experience creating content that celebrates the imaginations of kids. Winner of both the 2020 iHeartRadio Award and the Webby Award for Best Kids and Family Podcast, The Story Pirates Podcast is one of the top kids and family podcasts in the world. The Pirates have released three critically acclaimed middle-grade books with Random House Children’s Books and several award-winning albums, all based on ideas from kids around the world. The Creator Club, their subscription service, features activities, live-streamed classes, a weekend radio show, and videos to entertain and encourage creativity for kids at home. Get the latest from the Story Pirates at storypirates.com/news

Language:

English


Episodes

I’m Toast, Man/The Adventures of Harold Jordan (feat. Maulik Pancholy)

3/4/2021
The Story Pirates meet an excitable isopod (Maulik Pancholy) who curates a very unique underwater museum. Featuring two new stories: “I’m Toast, Man,” a Johnny Cash-style song about one piece of bread’s miraculous transformation, written by Sam, a 6 year old from New York, and “The Adventures of Harold Jordan,” a story about a celebrity’s hubristic foray into television, written by a 9 year old from Iowa named Phoebe. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:37:18

Deep Cuts #4

2/25/2021
The Story Pirates Podcast will be back with new episodes starting March 4th, but in the meantime we have a brand new bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest and weirdest stories from the archives. Featuring “The Doughnut is Right,” “Pet Store or Food Store?” and “The Goose Prank.” For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:26:28

Deep Cuts #3

2/18/2021
The Story Pirates Podcast will be back with new episodes starting March 4th, but in the meantime we have a brand new bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest and weirdest stories from the archives. Featuring “The Clock,” “Robotics Engineering Doll,” and “Monster Broke.” For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:27:14

Deep Cuts #2

2/11/2021
We’ll be back with new episodes starting March 4th, but in the meantime here’s another brand new bonus episode featuring some of our favorite deep cuts from the archives along with behind-the-scenes tidbits on how the Story Pirates Podcast gets made. Featuring “The Monkey and the Ice Skates,” “Tape Ball Purse” and “Kids Riding Ponies.” For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:30:23

Deep Cuts #1

2/4/2021
The Story Pirates Podcast will be back with new episodes starting March 4th, but in the meantime we have a brand new bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest, and weirdest stories from the archives. Featuring “The Case of the Missing Files,” “Ladybug Tickle Day” and “Zach’s Story.” For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:23:22

Millions of Stars/The Invention Convention (feat. Starr Busby)

12/17/2020
The Story Pirates arrive at their undersea destination. Featuring two new stories: “Millions of Stars,” a musical meditation on the origins of the universe, featuring Starr Busby and written by Aditya, a 5 year old from Canada, and “The Invention Convention,” a time-bending story about never giving up, written by a 9 year old from Montana named Owen. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:37:56

An Interview with Lilli Cooper

12/14/2020
Lee talks to actor and singer Lilli Cooper (star of the new Story Pirates bedtime show Sleep Squad) about growing up in a family of performers and her professional journey, including her role as Sandy Cheeks in SpongeBob Squarepants: The Broadway Musical. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:23:45

If Dogs Are Janitors/Zombies Ate My Homework!!!!!! (feat. Larry Owens)

12/10/2020
Baby With A Mustache founds a start-up. Featuring two new stories: “If Dogs Are Janitors,” a song about a lucky pup (Larry Owens) working his dream job, written by Shea, a 9 year old from Illinois, and “Zombies Ate My Homework!!!!!!” a multi-platform tale about the academic tastes of the undead, written by an 11 year old from California named Paxton. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:33:32

Undercover Birthday/Trapped in a Basketball (feat. Rachel Dratch and Will Swenson)

12/3/2020
The Story Pirates help Meryl the Mermaid (Rachel Dratch) in her quest to win the 65th Annual Mermaid Tail Competition. Featuring two new stories: “Undercover Birthday,” a song about a classified celebration for a super secret spy (Will Swenson), written by Isaiah, a 9 year old from Ohio, and “Trapped in a Basketball,” a story about a kid who learns the hard way just how the ball bounces, written by a 9 year old from Pennsylvania named Ethan. For more from the Story Pirates, visit...

Duration:00:41:46

DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Thanksgiving Mixtape 2020

11/25/2020
In this special bonus episode, DJ Squrim-a-Lot provides the soundtrack to your Thanksgiving feast, featuring some of our favorite songs and deep cuts from the podcast. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:54:15

Funny Animals/The Pancake Heist

11/19/2020
The Story Pirates try out a new, complicated board game. Featuring two new stories: “Funny Animals,” a story about going to the circus that is also about NOT going to the circus, written by Corinne, an 8 year old from Ohio, and “The Pancake Heist,” the tale of a team of squirrels trying to pull of the greatest score of their careers, written by a 10 year old from Pennsylvania named Fiona. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:40:15

My Mouth Ran Away/The Zinc Sink With the Kink in the Link Problem (feat. Alison Pill)

11/12/2020
Mother Porpoise (Alison Pill) revives her rivalry with Meghan. Featuring two new stories, “My Mouth Ran Away,” a story about a rebellious mouth by Eleanor, an 11 year old from Japan, and “The Zinc Sink With the Kink in the Link Problem,” a rhyming tale about the weird solution to a weird problem, written by two brothers from Illinois named Bennet and Cillian. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:33:10

The Gold Tiara/The Blog Story

11/5/2020
Nimene searches for a new purpose. Featuring two new stories: “The Gold Tiara,” an epic fantasy tale about two kids who save the world from a dark power, written by Sydney, an 11 year old from Delaware, and “The Blog Story,” about a high-pressure newsroom looking for their next big scoop, written by a 10 year old from New Jersey named Mackenzie. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:38:28

Rockstar/The Creepy Weepy Dollhouse

10/29/2020
Lee meets a spider. Featuring two new stories: “Rockstar,” a story about a mistaken identity that proves anyone can take center stage, by Olivia, a 10 year old from Washington, and “The Creepy Weepy Dollhouse,” a spooky tale about a spooky house with a spooky name, written by an 8 year old from North Carolina named Emery. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:38:23

The Fairy Without Wings/The Competition Competition (feat. Patti Harrison and Mitra Jouhari)

10/22/2020
The Story Pirates venture into the depths of an ocean trench where they encounter two bickering Riddlefish (Patti Harrison and Mitra Jouhari). Featuring two new stories: “The Fairy Without Wings,” a musical homage to Wilson Phillips about two fairies who find that what makes them unique can change the world forever, written by Franny, a 6 year old from New York and “The Competition Competition,” a story about a game show that begets other, weirder game shows, written by a 10 year old from...

Duration:00:38:54

Blue Night/The Unlucky Man

10/15/2020
In part 2 of our season 4 premiere, Rachel and Eric race each other to the treasure, with surprising results. Featuring two new stories: “Blue Night,” a dreamy song about a special celebration that happens once in a blue moon, written by Monroe, a 6 year old from Minnesota, and “The Unlucky Man,” a slapstick-filled story about a guy who just can’t catch a break, written by a 10 year old from Massachusetts named Mia. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:34:06

The Weird Sisters/The Secrets of the Paintings (feat. Stephanie Hsu)

10/8/2020
Season 4 begins deep under the ocean, where the Story Pirates investigate the mysterious return of an old friend and meet a new one. Featuring two new stories: “The Weird Sisters,” a musical homage to Billie Eilish about two siblings (Stephanie Hsu and Monique Moses) who celebrate being different, written by Evalea, a 9 year old from Missouri, and “The Secrets of the Paintings,” a story about a talking Mona Lisa who foils an art heist, written by a 7 year old from New Mexico named Eloy. For...

Duration:00:37:59

CATS SIT ON YOU - the new Story Pirates album is out now!

8/28/2020
The Story Pirates’ new album, CATS SIT ON YOU, is out now! The follow-up to our award winning album BACKSTROKE RAPTOR, CATS SIT ON YOU features more of your favorite Story Pirates songs remixed and mastered to add to your playlists and listen to anytime. For more info on how to celebrate the release of CATS SIT ON YOU, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:04:57

Hedgie and the Cloud Kingdom/Floor Juice (feat. Lilli Cooper)

7/30/2020
The Story Pirates head home and are surprised by what they find. Featuring two new stories: “Hedgie and the Cloud Kingdom,” a hedgehog dance party anthem featuring Lilli Cooper, by Naomi, a 9 year old from California, and “Floor Juice,” a story about a new beverage that the world is definitely not ready for, written by a 9 year old from California named Ayana.

Duration:00:31:46

The Strawberry Band/The Angel Pigs (feat. Karan Kendrick)

7/23/2020
The Story Pirates finally reach their space destination and meet a queen (Karan Kendrick). Featuring two new stories: “The Strawberry Band,” a song about a Beatlesque rock band and their encounter with a shark, written by Nathaniel, a 5 year old from California, and “The Angel Pigs,” a story about entrepreneurial flying porkers, written by an 8 year old from Massachusetts named Olive.

Duration:00:37:56