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Storytelling Podcasts

a cathartic podcast series about real untold tales hosted by writer David Ngo

a cathartic podcast series about real untold tales hosted by writer David Ngo

Location:

United States

Description:

a cathartic podcast series about real untold tales hosted by writer David Ngo

Language:

English


Episodes

#65 Did Someone Try to Kidnap Me? by Alisha Cowan

12/6/2021
After discussing her epic season 2 performance on HBO Max’s South Side, actor and writer Alisha Cowan returns to ask everyone to decide if she was once almost kidnapped. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Podcasts, IHeartRadio, and more.

Duration:00:29:56

#64 Tourist Trap by Shari Coleman

11/23/2021
In high school, Universal Animation Program Writer Shari Coleman took her first trip to Berlin where she got stuck with confusing toilets, bird poop, and much more. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Podcasts, IHeartRadio, and more.

Duration:00:25:12

#63 Fried Okra by Kianna Johnson

11/16/2021
Universal Animation Program Writer Kianna Johnson is a determined person. And when it comes to fried okra, Kianna will do whatever it takes. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Podcasts, IHeartRadio, and more.

Duration:00:22:05

#62 Dude, Where’s My Pie? by Senibo Myers

11/9/2021
For Universal Animation Program Writer Senibo Myers, pie isn’t his dessert of choice. Find out what happens when Senibo competes in a pie eating contest for his kid — against a rival celebrity. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Podcasts, IHeartRadio, and more.

Duration:00:28:13

#61 The Urge to Win by Joe Patrick Winters

11/2/2021
Before the Universal Animation Writing Program, Joe Patrick Winters was tired of being a theater understudy. But did entering a Virginia drag competition turn out to be a breakout performance? Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Podcasts, IHeartRadio, and more.

Duration:00:36:23

#60 Teach Me Your Ways by Alana Waksman

8/3/2021
Before she moved to Montana to make her film We Burn Like This, director Alana Waksman was a new college grad searching for a mentor. Now, she reveals the surprising faces and unexpected places she discovered on this quest. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play and more.

Duration:00:47:09

#59 The Weirdest Lies I’m Accused Of by Tracy Held

5/18/2021
Honesty is the best policy for writer Tracy Held, even when people think she’s lying. Tracy comes clean about the facts that some insist are total fiction. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play and more.

Duration:00:39:13

#58 Jumping In Feet First by Iram Parveen Bilal

5/11/2021
From releasing her feature I’ll Meet You There during a pandemic to a curious moment at Caltech as a student, writer/director Iram Parveen Bilal jumps into life headfirst. Or in some cases, feet first. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play and more.

Duration:00:44:12

#57 Why My Film’s Not Done by Liz Singh

3/2/2021
Writer/Director Liz Singh (The Lower Plateau) never completed her film school thesis project. There’s a reason for that. And it runs deep. But now, she’s finally ready to reveal why. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play and more.

Duration:00:45:26

#56 A Legendary Dinner by Trey Callaway

2/9/2021
In 1995, writer Trey Callaway leisurely went to a Friday night dinner. He didn’t know Frank Sinatra, Larry King, Billy Wilder, Warren Beatty, Annette Bening and Jack would casually be there too. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play and more.

Duration:00:57:11

#55 Starry-Eyed Brownies by Anne Morris

1/26/2021
New York. Brownies. A legendary hospital. That’s Outrageous podcast co-host Anne Morris shares a college tale about baked goods that involves a famous face who she wished she met under different circumstances. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play and more.

Duration:00:36:56

#54 Best Story I Never Told My Spouse by David Ngo

12/22/2020
If anyone has been in a long-term relationship, you have probably told your significant other every good story you have. Multiple times over. Is there a tantalizing tale that you’ve never told your bae? David tries to share a buried memory from his single days with special guest Jin Yoo-Kim. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple … Continue reading #54 Best Story I Never Told My Spouse by David Ngo

Duration:00:43:04

#53 A Glowing Visitor on Christmas Eve by Bo Mirhosseni

12/15/2020
After explaining the nuances between directing commercials and narrative content, writer/director Bo Mirhosseni references Del Taco and a Ford Focus in a holiday tale about an unusual green visitor on the night before Christmas. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play and more.

Duration:00:32:54

#52 One Decisive Day by Chelsea Kurtz

9/29/2020
Before she stood on the edge of Lake Michigan in the psychological drama Up On The Glass, or opposed The Flash as Black Bison, actress Chelsea Kurtz was once a student trying to make the right decision about college. But the forces that impacted her choice went beyond the Arrowverse. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, … Continue reading #52 One Decisive Day by Chelsea Kurtz

Duration:00:35:12

#51 Hong Kong, Oh My by Charlene Wang de Chen

9/22/2020
Set Decorator Charlene Wang de Chen grew up in a sheltered household. But during an internship in Hong Kong, she discovered something about Asian American femineity. And she couldn’t shy away from the results. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play and more.

Duration:00:45:24

#50 The List by Nathan Ramos-Park

9/15/2020
When writer/director/actor/singer Nathan Ramos-Park first moved to New York, he made a special list. And to check off the boxes, Nathan would dive into a world of silver foxes, Asian American male identity, sexual taboos, burritos, and making the rent. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, and Google Play.

Duration:00:36:01

#49 One Crappy Late Night by Mathew Harawitz

5/26/2020
Before his funny words graced the screen on such TV series as Will & Grace, Angie Tribeca, Selfie, and Go On, writer/producer Mathew Harawitz was an assistant on a late night talk show. And he had a crappy day that changed his entire life. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, and Google Play.

Duration:00:40:33

#48 Knowing What You Can Handle by Lynn Chen

5/19/2020
With grace and vulnerability, Lynn Chen, actress and director of I Will Make You Mine, candidly shares the two defining moments in her attempt to have a child. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, and Google Play.

Duration:00:40:04

#47 The Best Movie I Don’t Talk About by Jin Yoo-Kim

5/11/2020
What do Angelina Jolie, Antonio Banderas, and Sylvester Stallone have in common? Perhaps nothing, but they will be discussed by documentary filmmaker Jin Yoo-Kim and David as they both reveal the best movies they never talk about. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, and Google Play.

Duration:00:38:44

#46 Life After a Teen Rom-Com by Annie Nishida

5/4/2020
In a follow-up to fan favorite episode #24, Gabby Duran & The Unsittables writer Annie Nishida returns to update David on life after publicly revealing that she had a huge high school crush on a boy that refused to speak. From friend reactions to landing a job, Annie reveals how a voiceless boy (by choice) … Continue reading #46 Life After a Teen Rom-Com by Annie Nishida

Duration:00:33:58