Story Pirates

Gimlet Media

The award-winning Story Pirates Podcast takes stories written by kids and turns them into sketch comedy and songs. Made up of talented comedians, songwriters, and frequent celebrity guests, the Story Pirates inspire kids to create, bringing laughter to kids and grownups of all ages with hilarious sketches, catchy original songs from all genres, and interviews with the creative geniuses behind the stories… kids!

Location:

United States

Networks:

Gimlet Media

Description:

The award-winning Story Pirates Podcast takes stories written by kids and turns them into sketch comedy and songs. Made up of talented comedians, songwriters, and frequent celebrity guests, the Story Pirates inspire kids to create, bringing laughter to kids and grownups of all ages with hilarious sketches, catchy original songs from all genres, and interviews with the creative geniuses behind the stories… kids!

Language:

English


Episodes

The Dancing Cupcake/The Portals (feat. Sara Bareilles and Mykal-Michelle Harris)

2/2/2023
In part 2 of our season finale, the Story Pirates execute an elaborate heist to save their ship from Henrietta Hudson (Mykal-Michelle Harris), the biggest name in NYC tow trucks. Featuring two new stories: “The Dancing Cupcake,” a song about a cupcake who wants to dance in your house, sung by special guest Sara Bareilles and written by Violet, a 9 year old from Pennsylvania, and “The Portals,” a story about the challenges of running a retail store that deals in time and space, written by a 6...

Duration:00:39:07

Old Man Homer/The Very Grown Up Place (feat. members of Mipso and Jess McKenna)

1/26/2023
In part 1 of our thrilling season finale, the only thing that stands between the Story Pirates and a return home to their native NYC is the dastardly Silica Googenheim (Jess McKenna). Featuring two new stories: “Old Man Homer,” a song about time travel, photography and connecting with old relatives that features members of Mipso (Jacob Sharp, Joseph Terrell and Libby Rodenbough), by Lucy, a 7 year old from New Mexico, and “The Very Grown Up Place,” a song about what happens when ‘bring your...

Duration:00:31:47

!Beard Quest!/The New Class Pet (feat. Zoe Jarman)

1/19/2023
The Story Pirates get a visit from their dentist (Zoe Jarman). Featuring two new stories: “!Beard Quest!”, an action-packed adventure about a beard desperate to return to the Greek god he belongs to, written by James, an 11 year old from the UK, and “The New Class Pet,” the chronicle of one class’ mission to name their new guinea pig, written by an 8 year old from Ohio named Noel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:38:23

Why You Should Never Feed a Potato Chip to a Kangaroo/The Never Ending Story Story

1/12/2023
Meghan creates a tech company for Nimene’s inventions. Featuring two new stories: “Why You Should Never Feed a Potato Chip to a Kangaroo,” a cautionary tale about marsupials' quest for world domination, written by Tyson, an 11 year old from Utah, and “The Never Ending Story Story,” a mind-blowing trip down the rabbit hole of storytelling itself, written by a 13 year old from Washington named Maggie. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:40:26

Fixed-up Fairy Tales: The Live Stream - Preview

1/5/2023
In this preview of a brand new bonus series, ‘Fixed-Up Fairy Tales,’ kid authors take the most beloved fairy tales of all time and make them their own. Featuring a brand new story, “The Live Stream,” written by Jordynn, an 11 year old from Colorado. For the full episode, join Creator Club today and enjoy exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes, discounts and exclusive access to events with Story Pirates Podcast hosts. Grownups, go to storypirates.com/podcast to learn...

Duration:00:07:35

Imagication: Happy New Year - Preview

12/29/2022
In this preview of a brand new episode of Imagication, Peter’s Australian accent rarely wavers as he guides listeners through a very special creative visualization exercise to celebrate the new year. So sit back, relax, and get ready to take your imagination on a vacation! For the full episode, join Creator Club today and enjoy exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes, discounts and exclusive access to events with Story Pirates Podcast hosts. Grownups, go to...

Duration:00:11:48

Story Creation Zone: Make Your Own Holiday Cards with Peter and Nimene - Preview

12/19/2022
Make a holiday card for someone special in your life with this handy activity from Nimene and Peter. For the full episode, join Creator Club today and enjoy exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes, discounts and exclusive access to events with Story Pirates Podcast hosts. Grownups, go to storypirates.com/podcast to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:05:22

The Hanukkah Ghost/The Dragon That Just Wanted Hair (feat. Seth Meyers)

12/15/2022
Sports agent Chip McFoddlesworth (Seth Meyers) discovers Lee and Peter have an aptitude for the game of dirtball. Featuring two new stories: “The Hanukkah Ghost,” a song about a spooky holiday gathering, written by Raia, a 7 year old from Illinois, and “The Dragon That Just Wanted Hair,” a story about a follically challenged beast who yearns for luscious locks, written by a 9 year old from Pennsylvania named Avalon. For more Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your...

Duration:00:36:22

The Story of King Pineapple/Stonecliffs! (feat. Abby Trott)

12/8/2022
The Story Pirates meet an underground restaurateur (Abby Trott) who serves a rare delicacy. Featuring two new stories: “The Story of King Pineapple,” the story of a disposed royal who must reclaim their birthright from an evil farmer, written by Chloe and Iris, two sisters from California, and “Stonecliffs!”, a story about a kingdom with too much cake, written by two siblings from Singapore named Lyra and Ralph. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about...

Duration:00:35:46

Zombie Pups/The Particular Pigeon (feat. Stephanie Park)

12/1/2022
The Story Pirates have a spa day. Featuring two new stories: “Zombie Pups,” a thriller of a tune about a dog owner (Stephanie Park) who battles undead canines, written by Lily, an 8 year old from Illinois, and “The Particular Pigeon,” a story about a strange and rebellious pigeon who shows everyone how to be brave, written by a 7 year old from Hawaii named Gus. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:31:07

Arts Educators Save the World (feat. Cecily Strong)

11/28/2022
Executive produced by Story Pirates Studios, we’re proud to share another episode of Arts Educators Save The World, a show for gronwups who believe in arts education. In this episode, Cecily Strong talks with an important arts mentor from her life. If you like it, you can hear more episodes right now by visiting artseducatorspodcast.com or find it wherever you listen to podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:46:35

DJ Squirm-a-Lot’s Thanksgiving Mixtape 2022

11/22/2022
The world’s greatest DJ who is also a worm returns to help provide the soundtrack to your holiday travels! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:45:31

Too Many T-Rexes/The Opera (It's Not Boring This Time!)

11/17/2022
Eric and Nimene enter the Underground Racing Invitational. Featuring two new stories: “Too Many T-Rexes,” a story about an unfortunate man in a town with too many apex predators, written by Leo, a 7 year old from Washington, and “The Opera (It’s Not Boring This Time!),” the story of an extraterrestrial girl who foils an evil plot, written by a 9 year old from California named Layla. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:35:02

Bugs and Daffy’s Thanksgiving Road Trip

11/14/2022
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so what better time to listen or re-listen to this very special, 4-episode, Story Pirates-produced podcast, starring Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck! Make this show a holiday tradition for your family by listening together and trying to spot the different Story Pirates’ voices throughout! Listen and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts, or click here:...

Duration:00:28:43

I Don’t Think So Day/The Squirrel Astronaut (feat. Kimmy Shields)

11/10/2022
Rachel and her beach pigs stumble upon an idyllic, underground small town and a very welcoming ambassador (Kimmy Shields). Featuring two new stories: “I Don’t Think So Day,” a story about a very frustrating new holiday, written by Luna, an 8 year old from California, and “The Squirrel Astronaut,” the tale of a brave rodent’s trip to outer space, written by a 12 year old from Georgia named Donovan. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:37:40

Story Creation Zone: Make a Mystery with Baby With a Mustache - Preview

11/7/2022
Grab some paper and something to write or draw with, because in this preview of a brand new interactive bonus episode, Baby With a Mustache, the best detective who happens to be on the Story Pirates ship at the moment, guides listeners in creating a setting for their very own mystery story. For the full episode, join Creator Club today and enjoy exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes, discounts and exclusive access to events with Story Pirates Podcast hosts. Grownups,...

Duration:00:09:18

A Barking Election/The Always Lost Werewolf (feat. Erika Henningsen)

11/3/2022
Rolo is (almost) driven to madness by a spot. Featuring two new stories: “A Barking Election,” a rousing song about an inspiring mayoral candidate (Erika Henningsen) who runs against an incumbent pooch, written by Brody, a 10 year old from California, and “The Always Lost Werewolf,” about a pun-loving lycanthrope who just wants to get where he’s going, written by Petra, age 7, and Vaughn, age 5, from New York. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about...

Duration:00:35:51

Spooky Season: The Ghost?

10/27/2022
The Story Pirates Podcast is off this week, so we present to you this brand new bonus episode! In it, Story Pirate Eric interviews a ghost to help decide what Eric should be for Halloween. Featuring one of our favorite spooky stories from the archives, “Every Midnight I Turn Into a Wolf,” by an 11 year old from Washington named Maren. For 2 more episodes of Spooky Season and lots more bonus content, plus ad-free versions of new episodes and special events featuring podcast hosts, join...

Duration:00:13:34

How Do You Scare a Mermaid?/Chickening (feat. Busy Philipps)

10/20/2022
A new restaurant gets ready to open with a nervous proprietor (Busy Philipps). Featuring two new stories: “How Do You Scare a Mermaid?”, a song about one narrator’s startling obsession, written by Lainey, a 9 year old from Wisconsin, and “Chickening,” a story about the newest craze to sweep the nation, written by an 11 year old from Maryland named Camilo. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Duration:00:33:43

Now We’re Cooking With Butter/The Town of Snake Therapists (feat. Josh Radnor)

10/13/2022
The Story Pirates accidentally wake an ancient, slumbering underground monster (Josh Radnor). Featuring two new stories: “Now We’re Cooking With Butter,” a game show where contestants have to cook food with only one ingredient, written by Oliver, a 10 year old from Pennsylvania, and “The Town of Snake Therapists,” the strange tale of a town ruled by reptiles you can share your problems with, written by a 14 year old from California named Freya. For more from the Story Pirates, visit...

Duration:00:35:29