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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 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

Jason Torchinsky

11/1/2016
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Episode #175: In this first ever Election Special, we feature a story about the dangers of election rigging. Recorded live at our Rebellion show on September 17, 2016 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro.

Duration:00:15:33

Emma Powers

9/1/2016
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Episode #174: An emotional story about family and loss and the little clues that help keep hope alive. Recorded live at our End of the Road show on June 4, 2016 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro.

Duration:00:15:39

Sarah Ford

8/25/2016
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Episode #173: A woman navigates healthy co-parenting with her ex-husband and realizes it's harder than either of them expected. Recorded live at our End of the Road show on June 4, 2016 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC.

Duration:00:18:41

Ed Boltz/Emma Hayes

8/17/2016
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Two very different theme interpretations from our recent CHICKEN StorySLAM. Recorded live on July 19, 2016 at Motorco Music Hall.

Duration:00:13:13

Steve Daugherty

8/10/2016
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Episode #171: After years of pushing people away in favor of social status, a man is confronted with some hard truths about himself. Recorded live at our End of the Road show on June 4, 2016.

Duration:00:16:15

Carter Kersh

7/15/2016
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Episode #170: An awkward young boy from the mountains of NC dreams of earning the prestigious Morehead Scholarship from UNC. Hilarity ensues. Recorded live at our Season Finale on June 6, 2016 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC.

Duration:00:16:27

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