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Episodes

Green | 43

10/14/2018
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A woman fixated on the world around her. Another's appearance causes her to contemplate her own existence, her own place in the world. On this episode of Smirk, a listener's story takes us deep into a crux affecting many of us: envy. Enjoying SMIRK? Then please be sure to share the show through your social media outlets! Welcome to Smirk. A podcast that covers society and culture through a storytelling lens. Part creative writing, part discussion, and always interesting. Each week our...

Duration:00:33:57

No Heroes, Only Survivors | 42

10/7/2018
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A young boy, left alone in a post-apocalyptic world to fight for his own survival, is faced with a tragic test. As he confronts a final showdown, will he find himself able to rise to the challenge? Our story this week then leads to an often hilarious look at the dos and don't when trying to survive an apocalypse. Enjoying SMIRK? Then please be sure to share the show through your social media outlets! Welcome to Smirk. A podcast that covers society and culture through a storytelling lens....

Duration:00:31:58

Making Strides | 41

10/1/2018
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Cancer. No one is immune, no one is safe from its clutches. On this episode, Amanda shares a short story centered around a brave woman who fought through the odds, which leads into an intriguing discussion on how one would handle such a revelation. Enjoying SMIRK? Then please be sure to share the show through your social media outlets! Welcome to Smirk. A podcast that covers society and culture through a storytelling lens. Part creative writing, part discussion, and always interesting....

Duration:00:27:26

Picture | 40

9/24/2018
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A medical worker leaves a shift later than expected. In front of her, a car drives erratically. There are signs something could be seriously wrong within the rolled up windows of the sedan, but what should she do? On this episode of Smirk, a listener's story leads us into a discussion on personal responsibility: when IS it our place to get involved? Enjoying SMIRK? Then please be sure to share the show through your social media outlets! Welcome to Smirk. A podcast that covers society and...

Duration:00:28:46

9:30 PM | 39

9/17/2018
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A man sits at an airport, waiting. It's 9:30 PM and he has a plan to right the wrongs that were done to his son. Are his methods justified? Or is he just another misguided vigilante? Zack's story leads us into an intriguing conversation on when is it OK to take the law into your own hands? Learn more about this story at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Plauche Enjoying SMIRK? Then please be sure to share the show through your social media outlets! Welcome to Smirk. A podcast that covers...

Duration:00:28:59

Dearest Sophia | 38

9/9/2018
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On this episode, Dearest Sophia, Amanda takes the storytelling on a less common approach, as she unveils a letter of sorts. This springboards into a discussion on the current status of romanticism, and if the beauty of the "love letter" is truly dead. Enjoying SMIRK? Then please be sure to share the show through your social media outlets! Welcome to Smirk. A podcast that covers society and culture through a storytelling lens. Part creative writing, part discussion, and always interesting....

Duration:00:28:42

Crimson Red Knight | 37

9/2/2018
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On this episode we decide to take a break from our normal show to try something a little different, and create a short story on the fly. Seven rounds, no prep, no limits. Wherever will this lead? Listen to Smirk's latest podcast and find out! Enjoying SMIRK? Then please be sure to share the show through your social media outlets! Welcome to Smirk. A podcast that covers society and culture through a storytelling lens. Part creative writing, part discussion, and always interesting. Each week...

Duration:00:21:01

Adrenaline | 36

8/26/2018
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On this episode, Aaron's story leads us into a discussion on what is it about humans that cause us to ignore common sense, pushing our bodies to the absolute limits? Is it truly fighting through the pain, or something more? Enjoying SMIRK? Then please be sure to share the show through your social media outlets! Welcome to Smirk. A podcast that covers society and culture through a storytelling lens. Part creative writing, part discussion, and always interesting. Each week our hosts brings...

Duration:00:37:31

Brown Boxes | 35

8/19/2018
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Moving can be a stressful time for anyone, especially when communication breaks down and other's feelings are not acknowledged. On this episode of Smirk, Zack offers a tale of Carl and Rob's moving adventure, which directly leads us into our own breakdown as we discuss traumatic moving experiences. Enjoying SMIRK? Then please be sure to share the show through your social media outlets! Welcome to Smirk. A podcast that covers society and culture through a storytelling lens. Part creative...

Duration:00:32:43

What I Would Give | 34

8/12/2018
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A woman meeting her mother after a long absence. A family secret that has haunted her for years. Where can this all lead? Find out as our latest episode leads us down a rabbit hole of questions we might prefer to not answer. Enjoying SMIRK? Then please be sure to share the show through your social media outlets! Welcome to Smirk. A podcast that covers society and culture through a storytelling lens. Part creative writing, part discussion, and always interesting. Each week our hosts brings...

Duration:00:28:51

Selfless | 33

8/5/2018
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Our culture as a whole has developed into one obsessed with one thing: selfies. Everywhere you go, someone is attempting to snap a photo of themselves, often to the distraction of others. Is it all bad though? On this episode of Smirk, our story leads us deep into the discussion of this element of modern culture. Enjoying SMIRK? Then please be sure to share the show through your social media outlets! Welcome to Smirk. A podcast that covers society and culture through a storytelling lens....

Duration:00:39:10

Memoriam Primi | 32

7/29/2018
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Childhood is the foundation for one's future. Joy, conflict, trauma - all of these things lead to the person we each become. Or do they? On this week's episode, our story leads us into an ongoing debate: nature vs. nurture. Where do YOU believe your personality stems from? Enjoying SMIRK? Then please be sure to share the show through your social media outlets! Welcome to Smirk. A podcast that covers society and culture through a storytelling lens. Part creative writing, part discussion,...

Duration:00:31:13

Star Kid | 31

7/22/2018
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A futuristic setting. A dying world. One father, desperate to save his only child. This week, a listener takes us through a tale of love and hope, and possibly goes where no Smirk episode has gone before. Enjoying SMIRK? Then please be sure to share the show through your social media outlets! Welcome to Smirk. A podcast that covers society and culture through a storytelling lens. Part creative writing, part discussion, and always interesting. Each week our hosts brings an original story to...

Duration:00:27:01

To Me, You Are | 30

7/15/2018
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What makes a person beautiful? Is it physical appearance? Could it truly be their ability to laugh in any given situation? Or is it simply intellect? This week, we debate what makes someone beautiful, and why we all seem to see it so differently. Enjoying SMIRK? Then please be sure to share the show through your social media outlets! Welcome to Smirk. A podcast that covers society and culture through a storytelling lens. Part creative writing, part discussion, and always interesting. Each...

Duration:00:27:08

You Can Never Know A Person | 29

7/9/2018
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Even in the seedier sides of cities across America, friendship exists. This week, we dive into a topic whose ramifications run rampant from shore to shore. Where do you land on when it is OK to lie? Is there a line in the sand for friendship over doing the right thing? Don't miss our latest Smirk. Enjoying SMIRK? Then please be sure to share the show through your social media outlets! Welcome to Smirk. A podcast that covers society and culture through a storytelling lens. Part creative...

Duration:00:35:30

Sheltered | 28

7/1/2018
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This week's discussion sparks off of Amanda's short story revolving around a pet owner's lack of responsibility. What would YOU do if your pet needed you, but you simply didn't have the time? Enjoying SMIRK? Then please be sure to share the show through your social media outlets! Welcome to Smirk. A podcast that covers society and culture through a storytelling lens. Part creative writing, part discussion, and always interesting. Each week our hosts brings an original story to the show,...

Duration:00:27:16

A Bite In The Dark | 27

6/24/2018
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Get ready to HOWL as this week we dive into the magical mystery and terror that lives within folklore. You're going to want to sink your claws into this episode of Smirk as soon as possible. Every pun intended. Enjoying SMIRK? Then please be sure to share the show through your social media outlets! Welcome to Smirk. A podcast that covers society and culture through a storytelling lens. Part creative writing, part discussion, and always interesting. Each week our hosts brings an original...

Duration:00:31:20

Unfair | 26

6/18/2018
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We have all been there. You work hard each and every day, just to see a co-worker utilize the system to their very benefit. This week we begin with a similar story, one with a familiar ending, before diving into the realities of the modern day world. Enjoying SMIRK? Then please be sure to share the show through your social media outlets! Welcome to Smirk. A podcast that covers society and culture through a storytelling lens. Part creative writing, part discussion, and always interesting....

Duration:00:36:27

Stitches Hurt | 25

6/11/2018
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This week's discussion begins with a story centered around one man's ascension to the spotlight. When he achieves all that he can, what does he do when his own hero may fall? This episode we dive into a very philosophical and topical subject that is on everyone's minds. Don't miss this episode of Smirk! Enjoying SMIRK? Then please be sure to share the show through your social media outlets! Welcome to Smirk. A podcast that covers society and culture through a storytelling lens. Part...

Duration:00:36:29

All In A Matter Of Time | 24

6/3/2018
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For this episode, Aaron shares a story revolving around making a perfect first impression...that might just border on obsession. Then listen as the conversation spirals into dealing with the past, and when striving for that perfect moment could simply go too far. Enjoying SMIRK? Then please be sure to share the show through your social media outlets! Welcome to Smirk. A podcast that covers society and culture through a storytelling lens. Part creative writing, part discussion, and always...

Duration:00:35:08