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"Hey, c'mere. I need to tell you something." Don't you just love it when someone tells you a private story or secret? Of course you do. We all do. And that is what this podcast is all about—telling stories that represent important and personal moments from the lives of the storyteller. Drawn from our live sold out shows produced in North Carolina, these stories are funny, poignant, deeply personal, vulnerable, thoughtful, and expertly crafted. Listen and you will understand why people are scalping tickets outside our shows on a regular basis. For more information about our live shows, visit us at http://www.themonti.org and follow us on twitter at http://twitter.com/TheMonti1.

"Hey, c'mere. I need to tell you something." Don't you just love it when someone tells you a private story or secret? Of course you do. We all do. And that is what this podcast is all about—telling stories that represent important and personal moments from the lives of the storyteller. Drawn from our live sold out shows produced in North Carolina, these stories are funny, poignant, deeply personal, vulnerable, thoughtful, and expertly crafted. Listen and you will understand why people are scalping tickets outside our shows on a regular basis. For more information about our live shows, visit us at http://www.themonti.org and follow us on twitter at http://twitter.com/TheMonti1.
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"Hey, c'mere. I need to tell you something." Don't you just love it when someone tells you a private story or secret? Of course you do. We all do. And that is what this podcast is all about—telling stories that represent important and personal moments from the lives of the storyteller. Drawn from our live sold out shows produced in North Carolina, these stories are funny, poignant, deeply personal, vulnerable, thoughtful, and expertly crafted. Listen and you will understand why people are scalping tickets outside our shows on a regular basis. For more information about our live shows, visit us at http://www.themonti.org and follow us on twitter at http://twitter.com/TheMonti1.

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Episodes

Stories about Family: Melina Smith

9/19/2018
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Episode #195: A story about a girl and her dog—and her dad too. Recorded live at our FAMILY show on June 17, 2017 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro.

Duration:00:18:19

Stories of going Into the Wild: Betsy Bertram

8/14/2018
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Episode #194: Growing up, Betsy just wanted to distinguish herself and make friends, but her unique and eccentric dad made it difficult. Recorded live at our Into the Wild show on October 13, 2017 at The Forest Theatre at UNC.

Duration:00:18:49

Stories from The Man Behind the Curtain: Mac Hulbert

8/9/2018
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Episode #193: Lacking the ability to embrace platonic male intimacy, a young man takes action in a unique and revealing way. Recorded live at our Man Behind the Curtain show on June 16, 2018 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro.

Duration:00:16:39

Stories from The Man Behind the Curtain: Matt Junge

7/31/2018
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Episode #192: A young, socially awkward mathematician tries to make a difference by teaching math in an all women's Maximum Security prison. Recorded live at our Man Behind the Curtain show on June 16, 2018 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro.

Duration:00:14:50

Stories about Second Chances: Tom Ferguson

7/24/2018
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Episode #191: The CEO of Rise Biscuits and Donuts tells a story about the critical moment that allowed him to succeed in life. Recorded live at our Second Chances show on February 3, 2018 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro.

Duration:00:16:31

GrandSLAM Winners: Steve Daugherty/Curtis Taylor/Blakely Lord

7/18/2018
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Episode #190: GrandSLAM winners from the past two years. Recorded live on April 29, 2017 and April 28, 2018 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro.

Duration:00:21:51

Stories about Second Chances: Abby Seeskin

3/23/2018
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Episode #189: A woman spends the better part of her life trying to fit into the popular templates laid out in front of her. That is, until she can't fight her identity anymore. Recorded live at our Second Chances show on February 3, 2018

Duration:00:18:15

Stories about Confrontations: Juliet Kaplan

3/15/2018
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Episode #188: Overwhelmed after a family move to Colorado, a young middle schooler takes a stand against a bully. Recorded live at our CONFRONTATIONS show on February 4, 2017.

Duration:00:16:25

Andrew Aghapour

3/8/2018
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Episode #187: A hilarious and moving story about finding Divine forces in the most unexpected places. Recorded live at our Medicine and Religion show on November 3, 2017 at The Carolina Theatre of Durham.

Duration:00:20:51

Eryk Pruitt

2/16/2018
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Episode #186: He never understood his parents; his parents certainly never got him. But then, one day, they needed each other and everything changed. Recorded live at our Frameshift show on September 8, 2017. Winner of the 2017 Hippo Award for Best Comedic story.

Duration:00:13:38

Dave VanHook

2/9/2018
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Episode #185. A classic story from the Vault, an overwhelmed young father reflects on just how he got to where he is. Recorded live at Alivia's Durham Bistro on October 27, 2019.

Duration:00:18:06

Kevin Ginsberg

7/6/2017
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Episode #184: Baseball, music, and family unite in a single, spiritual moment of bliss for one man. Recorded live at our God show on December 14, 2017 at Motorco Music Hall in Durham, NC.

Duration:00:17:07

Hannah Strom

6/21/2017
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Episode #183: A chance encounter at a Whole Foods triggers a young woman to confront her body issues. Recorded live at our Confrontations show on Feruary 4, 2017 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro.

Duration:00:15:37

Evelyn RoHo

6/12/2017
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Episode #182: A woman defies her family and Fundamentalist upbringing by pursuing her true love. Recorded live at our CONFRONTATIONS show on February 4, 2017 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC.

Duration:00:17:51

JF Rawls

4/1/2017
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Episode #181: On the day of the University of North Carolina's Final Four basketball game against the Oregon Ducks, we feature a story about the die-hard love of some teams and the fierce hatred of others. Recorded live on February 4, 2017 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC.

Duration:00:16:57

Sheila Simpson

1/13/2017
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Episode #180: A woman uses the lessons learned from her grandmother to find comfort in her own skin. Recorded live on September 17, 2016 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro.

Duration:00:16:29

Mary Guiteras

1/3/2017
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Episode #179: A young woman embraces the outdoors in NYC until she comes face to face with her greatest fear. Recorded live at our Into the Wild show on October 15, 2016 at The Forest Theater in Chapel Hill.

Duration:00:15:45

Jody Oakley

12/5/2016
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Episode #178: After suffering an injury, a devout Christian woman questions everything she has ever known. Recorded live on September 17, 2016 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC.

Duration:00:17:25

Tom Griffen

11/23/2016
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Episode #177: In a attempt to look impressive, a man takes to the sport of ultra-distance running. Recorded live at our Into the Wild show on October 15, 2016.

Duration:00:17:35

David Toole

11/16/2016
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Episode #176: Against the backdrop of beautiful Montana, a couple tries to maintain an active and adventurous lifestyle as they build their family. Things don't always go so smoothly for them. Recorded live at our Into the Wild show on October 16, 2016.

Duration:00:22:27