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Short stories shared by writer Shannon Cason.

Short stories shared by writer Shannon Cason.
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Location:

Chicago, IL

Description:

Short stories shared by writer Shannon Cason.

Language:

English

Contact:

312-402-8313


Episodes

The Trouble with Shannon Cason Preview

2/18/2018
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Type "The Trouble" to subscribe... Trouble — we've all been in it. Some more than others. Some worse than others. Award-winning storyteller Shannon Cason has faced a few problems of his own. Now he talks with others about getting in, and out, of trouble of all stripes.

Duration:00:03:51

HS #97 Resolutions

1/18/2018
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An honest take on setting our resolutions and goals for this new year.

Duration:00:23:34

HS #96 Downstairs Neighbors

10/12/2017
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A live story about my most memorable neighbors to date. This live story was also featured in the Moth Book, All These Wonders.

Duration:00:20:10

HS #85 Shannon Cason Sucks

7/19/2016
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I suck.

Duration:00:15:30

HS #83 For the Students

4/28/2016
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I did a storytelling workshop at Indiana University with The Moth, and some of the stories stuck to my bones, especially this one story.

Duration:00:28:58

HS #82 A Single Man

4/12/2016
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Being single when you're not exactly single, but single enough. I was given a lot of advice when I was single-ish, so I'm passing on some of the advice I got - good and bad. Single people love sex, but married people have more, in my assessment. Do people even read descriptions.

Duration:00:28:34

HS #81 Homecoming

3/29/2016
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I went back to my old university, MSU, and shared a TEDx Talk on the largest stage on campus. It had been a decade since I'd last visited. It was a nice way to return.

Duration:00:23:11

HS #80 The Open Mic

3/23/2016
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A suggestion from an audience member sends me in a totally different direction into the world of comedy. Featuring comedian Tim Barnes.

Duration:00:24:25