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Story Slam: Transformation Part 1

10/11/2018
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Great stories from Nikki, Andre, and Tyson from our September 2018 event, Transformation! www.gofundme.com/storyslamlive www.madisonstoryslam.com www.patreon.com/madisonstoryslam www.facebook.com/madisonstoryslam www.aleasylum.com www.resolutionmassage.com

Duration:00:32:08

The Long Slam: Garth Heckman

9/27/2018
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On this episode of Madison Story Slam, Adam is sitting down with Garth Heckman. Garth grew up in Madison and is sharing stories about fire, department stores, and delivering flowers to funeral homes. Garth is a funny guy and a great storyteller. To get the full effect of Garth's storytelling ability, watch the full video recording of this episode by visiting our facebook page (link below) and finding the post with the youtube video that has the same title as this episode. Garth is very...

Duration:00:37:16

Story Slam: Lost Part 2

9/6/2018
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This episode features the second set of really great stories from our summer story slam at Robinia Courtyard. The slam was held outside so you may hear nature and cars, but you'll also hear some incredible stories. Madison Story Slam is trying to go LIVE on the internet, and we need your help! We want to start live streaming all of our events which means we need to spend some money. Community members are always asking how they can help, and right now this is how. If you have $3, $5, $10,...

Duration:01:06:21

Story Slam: Lost Part 1

8/30/2018
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This episode features the first set of really great stories from our summer story slam at Robinia Courtyard. The slam was held outside so you may hear nature and cars, but you'll also hear some incredible stories. Madison Story Slam is trying to go LIVE on the internet, and we need your help! We want to start live streaming all of our events which means we need to spend some money. Community members are always asking how they can help, and right now this is how. If you have $3, $5, $10,...

Duration:00:53:53

Story Slam: Redemption Part 3

8/23/2018
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On this episode we have great stories from Ryan Haack, Mel Hammond, Seth Rabin, and Marty Sosnowski all told at our May 2018 event Redemption. Madison Story Slam is trying to go LIVE on the internet, and we need your help! We want to start live streaming all of our events which means we need to spend some money. Community members are always asking how they can help, and right now this is how. If you have $3, $5, $10, whatever it is, it will help. And if you can't help financially, share the...

Duration:00:44:29

Story Slam: Redemption Part 2

7/19/2018
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On this episode of Madison Story Slam we've got stories from our May 2018 event, Redemption. John, Renee, and Margaret are sharing stories based on that theme. We've been on Summer break for a while, and are glad to be back doing episodes for your listening pleasure. Also! We are now a Mortar Box Media podcast. Mortar Box Media produces podcasts for people who want to have a podcast but don't have the tools or know how to do so. The Mortar Box Media website is still being developed, but...

Duration:00:38:44

Story Slam: Redemption Part 1

6/7/2018
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We're back after a short break! Our final story slam of our 2017/2018 season was a huge success! We had a bunch of great stories, and it was just a wonderful way to end the season. We will be switching to summer mode now, so episodes will have fewer stories (so that we have enough episodes to last the summer) and we may even skip some weeks because Adam has vacation plans. But enjoy these great stories this week from Shauna, Kelsi, and Ty (who's telling his first story...

Duration:00:39:10

The Long Slam: Ryan Haack

5/24/2018
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Ryan Haack from Living One Handed joins Adam in the studio to talk about his life and living it...well...one handed. Ryan is a children's author, motivational speaker, and an all around great guy with some amazing stories. You've heard him on the podcast before telling a story at Child's Play. We talk about his childhood, how he wrote his book, and a round out the episode by talking about the suicide of Ryan's father. It's a tough subject, but Ryan is so gracious with how open and vulnerable...

Duration:01:22:36

Story Slam: Child's Play Part 2

5/17/2018
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This episode of Madison Story Slam features the remaining stories from our April 2018 event, Child's Play. We've got great stories from Rebecce, John, Zachary, Frandu, other Rebecca, Mike, and Amy. Madison Story Slam now has t-shirts available, along with other merch such as CDs, buttons, and hoodies. All of our merch is available at our live events every month in Madison, Wisconsin. If you can't make it to an event, but want some merch, reach out to us on facebook and we will make it...

Duration:01:02:48

Story Slam: Child's Play Part 1

5/10/2018
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This episode features great stories from Holly Anne Burns, Margaret Koeppel, Shauna Jungdahl, Cole Sebald, Gwyneth Delap, and our winner of the night, Ryan Haack. This is a great episode with lots of laughs. Read It and Weep Show Live is Saturday, May 12th at Mr. Robert's in Madison WI. Visit us on facebook to find out more. Madison Story Slam now has t-shirts available, along with other merch such as CDs, buttons, and hoodies. All of our merch is available at our live events every month in...

Duration:01:04:38

Read It and Weep Show: Melissa Hammond

4/26/2018
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Just one more time, we're showing you our new show called Read It and Weep Show. This time with Madison Story Slam regular, Mel Hammond. We are back to our regularly scheduled program next week with stories from our April 21st event, Child's...

Duration:00:31:35

Story Slam: Big Part 2

4/19/2018
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On this wonderful episode of the show, we have the final stories from our March 17 event, Big! Great stories from Frandu Smith, Rob Schneider, Rebecca Mandich, H.R. Britton, Gwyneth DeLap, Tobi Simmons (our winner of the evening with an amazing story), Kai Brito, Meg McCullough, and Margaret Koeppel. Story Slam: Child's Play is April 21, and Read It and Weep is May 12! Madison Story Slam would like to thank Ale Asylum for sponsoring our live events and the podcast. We'd also like to thank...

Duration:01:28:09

The Long Slam: Tyson Purcell

4/12/2018
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You'll recognize Tyson Purcell as the storyteller who told a great story about his father passing, and his disdain for softball at the last story slam event. Tyson came on the show to talk with Adam about comedy, life, and share a short story he wrote at age 17. Tyson is producing shows in Madison and his next one is Friday, April 13 at The Rigby in Madison. It's called Bittersweet, and you should be...

Duration:01:09:59

Read It and Weep Show Introduction

4/5/2018
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On this episode of the podcast we are giving you a sneek peak at our new podcast that is launching in May called, Read It and Weep Show. On Read It and Weep we have real people reading their real journals, diaries, letters, short stories, etc, all written before they graduated high school (or something they've written that they have at least 10 years separation from). Be sure to subscribe to the new podcast so that you don't miss any of the...

Duration:00:15:11

Story Slam: Big Part 1

3/29/2018
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On this story slam episode we have stories from our March 17 event, Big! Listen in for stories from Cole Sebald, Seth Rabin, Tyson Purcell, Kurt DeLap, and Zachary Shea. Madison Story Slam would like to thank Ale Asylum for sponsoring our live events and the podcast. We'd also like to thank our new sponsor, Resolution Therapeutic Massage for wanting to be a part of what we're doing as well. When you mention Madison Story Slam at Resolution you'll get $5.00 off of your first...

Duration:00:55:03

The Long Slam: Zachary Shea

3/22/2018
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Zachary Shea, a long time, regular story slam attender, sits down with Adam to talk about stories, Madison Story Slam expansion, podcasting, and of all things...mustard. The guys also discuss a recent mishap at a live story slam show, and talk about the community of Madison Story Slam and how it could change and grow. www.madisonstoryslam.com https://patron.podbean.com/MadisonStorySlam Madison Story Slam is sponsored by: www.aleasylum.com www.resolutionmassage.com

Duration:01:06:00

Story Slam: There Will Be Blood Part 2

3/15/2018
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On this episode we have the final stories from our There Will Be Blood event. Quint tells us why we shouldn't stand on the diaper pale, Tom shares a myriad of stories, Dave can't ride a bike, Mel shares a scary experience on the bike path, Frandu speaks about a witch, Kelsi shares about the night Michael Jackson died, David has a couple bloody stories, our host, Adam, shares about Papa, and Kelly tells us about periods in the pool. This episode, and every episode, of Madison Story Slam is...

Duration:01:18:52

The Long Slam: Dave Babler

3/8/2018
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Dave Babler, graphic design extraordinaire, joins Adam to talk about his experience telling stories at Madison Story Slam. The guys also talk about being nervous, social anxiety, and a myriad of other stuff that relates to Madison Story Slam. Dave is also the guy who does most of the graphic design for Madison Story Slam, so it's about time we have him on to promote his...

Duration:00:58:13

Story Slam: There Will Be Blood Part 1

3/1/2018
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This episode features GREAT stories from our February 2018 event, There Will Be Blood. When the theme was chosen we knew there would be some stories that might make you squeamish, and storytellers did not disappoint. We've got some amazing stories from Erica Solis and her experience with the boarder patrol, Ken Fager and his MRSA story, Bradley Glassel and his sinking boat, Brittany Tilander gives us advice on how to get out a stain, our host, Adam, shares about a bleeding pumpkin, and...

Duration:01:00:41

Story Slam: Resilience In Gardening

2/26/2018
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On this episode we have stories from our team up with Wisconsin Public Television. Our theme was Resilience In Gardening, and it was the inaugural Garden Expo story slam. We've got mostly new storytellers, but a few familiar voices as well. Zach's up first to tell us about his mold garden. Zannah wants you to know the story of one of the most common plants. Amanda Thomsen from Kiss My Aster made an awesome hanging basket, and it only nearly cost the life one of her twin employees. Marty...

Duration:01:13:57