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Storytelling Podcasts

The podcast that shares stories — original works, personal tales, favorites from TV shows, books, movies and more.

The podcast that shares stories — original works, personal tales, favorites from TV shows, books, movies and more.

Location:

United States

Description:

The podcast that shares stories — original works, personal tales, favorites from TV shows, books, movies and more.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 133 — The Wild Thornberrys

4/5/2021
Ali discusses the adventurous Nicktoon, The Wild Thornberrys, created by Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó, Steve Pepoon, David Silverman and Stephen Sustarsic, as well as The Wild Thornberrys Movie written by Kate Boutilier. Smashing!

Duration:00:34:22

Episode 132 — Hamilton

3/29/2021
Ali discusses the hugely successful musical, Hamilton, music, book and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Duration:00:18:16

Episode 131 — More Nickelodeon Nonsense with Stacey

3/22/2021
Ali and returning guest, Stacey, discuss The Fairly OddParents, Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, Nickelodeon reboots and more!

Duration:00:59:35

Episode 130 — 13 Going on 30

3/15/2021
Ali discusses the romantic comedy, 13 Going on 30, starring Jennifer Garner and Mark Ruffalo.

Duration:00:22:35

Episode 129 — Cliffhangers

3/8/2021
Ali discusses different types of cliffhangers.

Duration:00:16:43

Episode 128 — Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions

3/1/2021
Ali discusses the movie, Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions, which mostly involves her gushing over Seto Kaiba.

Duration:00:31:42

Episode 127 — The Book of Mormon

2/22/2021
Ali discusses the hit musical, The Book of Mormon, music, book and lyrics by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone.

Duration:00:21:12

Episode 126 — Soul

2/15/2021
Ali discusses the Pixar film, Soul, directed by Pete Docter.

Duration:00:21:49

Episode 125 — The Inciting Incident

2/8/2021
Ali discusses what goes into writing a compelling inciting incident for any given story.

Duration:00:21:04

Episode 124 — ChalkZone

2/1/2021
Ali discusses the creative Nicktoon, ChalkZone, created by Bill Burnett and Larry Huber.

Duration:00:32:38

Episode 123 — Avenue Q

1/25/2021
Ali discusses the hilarious musical, Avenue Q, music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx and book by Jeff Whitty.

Duration:00:29:14

Episode 122 — Fleabag

1/18/2021
Ali discusses the phenomenal show, Fleabag, created by, written by and starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge.

Duration:01:03:02

Episode 121 — Coco

1/11/2021
Ali discusses the Pixar film, Coco, winner of the listener-voted poll!

Duration:00:23:15

Episode 120 — Resolutions and Revivals + “Smile or Not”

12/29/2020
Ali shares her New Year's resolutions and talks about a few miscellaneous things including shows she's been watching and upcoming revivals she's looking forward to in 2021. Afterward, she shares a brand new short story she wrote called “Smile or Not.”

Duration:00:27:22

Episode 119 — A Chipmunk Christmas

12/21/2020
Ali discusses A Chipmunk Christmas starring Alvin and the Chipmunks. She gives an overview of the Chipmunks and their debut song, "The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)," as well as the animated series from the '80s and The Chipettes before sharing her thoughts on this sweet Christmas special.

Duration:00:18:52

Episode 118 — Admiration of Animation with Sam Kays

12/14/2020
Ali interviews artist, Sam Kays. She shares about her experience as a background designer on Invader ZIM: Enter the Florpus, her favorite Invader ZIM character and episode, working as a design lead at OddBot, her thoughts on live-action/CGI remakes of 2D animated projects and much more!

Duration:00:29:01

Episode 117 — The Structure of TV with Shauna McGarry

12/7/2020
Ali interviews TV writer and producer, Shauna McGarry. She shares how she got her start in the industry, what it was like working on Bajillion Dollar Propertie$, details about the award-winning Tuca & Bertie episode she wrote, "The Jelly Lakes," a deeper look into the two BoJack Horseman season 6 episodes she wrote, "The Face of Depression" and "Angela," her advice for writers and much more!

Duration:00:51:42

Episode 116 — Learning the Art and Craft of Screenwriting with Jacob Krueger

11/30/2020
Ali interviews award-winning screenwriter, playwright, producer and director, as well as the founder of Jacob Krueger Studio, Jacob Krueger. Jake shares his journey into screenwriting and founding the studio, his thoughts on starting a project from character, plot or process, a deeper look into what’s behind writer's block, the effect of negative and positive self-talk about your own writing, a different approach to the well-known concept of show, don't tell and much more!

Duration:00:55:01

Episode 115 — Character Study: Miriam Pataki

11/23/2020
Ali discusses the heartbreaking reality of Miriam Pataki from Hey Arnold!, touching on episodes such as “Road Trip,” “The Beeper Queen,” “Helga on the Couch” and more.

Duration:00:14:57

Episode 114 — Rugrats in Paris: The Movie

11/16/2020
Ali discusses the second Rugrats theatrical film, Rugrats in Paris: The Movie. She reminisces about seeing it in theaters, sharing her love of all the heartfelt moments and the addition of new characters to the Rugrats family. Plus, some interesting revelations she never knew about the 2000 hit song from the soundtrack, "Who Let the Dogs Out" by Baha Men.

Duration:00:26:21