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Story Pirates

Gimlet Media

Story Pirates is a group of world-class actors, comedians, improvisers and musicians who adapt stories written by kids into sketch comedy and musical theater. Visit www.storypirates.com for more information on Story Pirates and how you can bring our live show to your school or town!

Story Pirates is a group of world-class actors, comedians, improvisers and musicians who adapt stories written by kids into sketch comedy and musical theater. Visit www.storypirates.com for more information on Story Pirates and how you can bring our live show to your school or town!
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United States

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Gimlet Media

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Story Pirates is a group of world-class actors, comedians, improvisers and musicians who adapt stories written by kids into sketch comedy and musical theater. Visit www.storypirates.com for more information on Story Pirates and how you can bring our live show to your school or town!

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English


Episodes

9. Ladybug Tickle Day/Cement Dude

1/18/2018
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In episode 9, our fearless captain Rolo’s most prized possession is stolen, and the Story Pirates must band together to unmask the thief. This week’s episode features two new stories: “Ladybug Tickle Day,” a tale about a time- honored entomological tradition written by a pre-K’er from Oregon named Ada, and “Cement Dude,” a spaghetti western-inspired musical saga about the bravest, most misguided dude in the desert, written by a second grader from California named Ilan. ---- Do YOU have...

Duration: 00:24:31


8. How Do You Play Day/Samantha

1/11/2018
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In episode 8, the Story Pirates realize that their beloved ship is missing a crucial feature, and call upon their listeners for help. This week’s episode features two new stories: “How Do You Play Day,” the first of our make-up-your-own-holiday stories, written by a third grader from Maryland named Alex, and “Samantha,” a charming chamber pop tune about a brave monster on a quest to become human, written by a third grader from Texas named Tierney. ---- Do YOU have a name for the Story...

Duration: 00:24:59


7. Story Love! Goose Prank/Santa and His Life

12/28/2017
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In episode 7, the Story Pirates partake in the age old tradition of Story Love, shouting out authors and stories that have inspired them throughout the year! This week’s episode features two stories: “The Goose Prank,” the tale of a girl on a mission to give her mom an unforgettable Christmas, written by a fifth grader from Canada named Grace. This weeks song is a Story Pirates classic, “Santa Claus and His Life;” a old school funk jam about Santa, his motorcycle and the cat he rolls...

Duration: 00:22:43


6. Star/The World Wide Race of the Worst Cars

12/21/2017
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This week on The Story Pirates Podcast, the crew receives a visit from an old friend who has gone through a magical transformation due to an interspecies cultural exchange. This week’s episode features two new stories: “Star,” written by a first grader from New York named Charlotte, and “The World Wide Race of the Worst Cars,” written by a third grader from Pittsburgh named Ezra. Lee interviews author Ezra and learns that inspiration can strike when you least expect it. ---- We are now...

Duration: 00:23:49


5. Olympic Masters/How Penguin Office Became a Thing

12/14/2017
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This week on The Story Pirates Podcast, the crew gets frazzled when they realize they are almost out of kids’ stories to perform, and Story Pirate Meghan reveals one of her awesome superpowers. This week’s episode features two new stories: “Olympic Masters,” written by a first grader from Pennsylvania named Edie and “How Penguin Office Became a Thing,” written by a third grader from Virginia Beach named Eric. --- Don’t forget to check out the Story Pirates online for an exclusive...

Duration: 00:19:39


4. Barry and The Big Climbing Tree / The Girls and the Gods

12/7/2017
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This week on The Story Pirates Podcast, Lee and Peter struggle to find healthy food aboard the ship, and Lee remembers some hidden treasure he had stowed away. Today’s new stories: “Barry and the Big Climbing Tree” by a kindergartener named Evan from Pennsylvania and “The Girls and the Gods” by a first grader from Brooklyn named June. --- Don’t forget to check out the Story Pirates online for an exclusive coloring book with pages that correspond with each episode. Check out...

Duration: 00:21:07


3. All 8 Unicorns/Riding a Seagull Was Good

11/30/2017
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In this third episode of the new season of Story Pirates Podcast, Peter and Rolo's messy habits on board the ship create tension with the rest of the crew. Today’s new stories: “All 8 Unicorns” by a 1st grader from Brooklyn, New York named Cece and “Riding a Seagull Was Good” by a 3-year old from Middlesex, New Jersey named Ethan. --- We are now accepting submissions for new stories written by kids! Our new theme is “Make Up Your Own Holiday.” Kids, write a story about a made-up holiday,...

Duration: 00:18:21


1. I Love a Ghost/Fred the Carrot

11/20/2017
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The new season of the Story Pirates Podcast is finally here! In this first episode, Lee and Peter set sail on a pirate ship to fulfill their dream of recording the Story Pirates Podcast on the open ocean! They're joined by the entire Story Pirates crew, as well as a real-life pirate captain with...questionable navigation skills. Featured in today’s episode are two new stories: “I Love a Ghost,” by a 5th grader from Mill Creek, WA named Keagon Dougherty and “Fred the Carrot,” by a 2nd...

Duration: 00:21:35


Coming Soon! Season 2 of Story Pirates!

11/16/2017
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A preview of our new season in partnership with Gimlet Media. The new season sets sail on November 20th.

Duration: 00:01:58


The Early Years: I Love You The Best

11/16/2017
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It’s the season finale! With the relaunch of the Story Pirates Podcast just days away Lee and Peter say thank you to all of the fans with a Story Pirates classic, featuring friend and fellow Story Pirate Kristen Schaal. This story was written by a then-1st grader named Madeline DeRoche and it’s called, “I Love You The Best.” Also being released today is the official trailer for new season of the Story Pirates Podcast from Gimlet Media. The new season sets sail Monday, November 20th! For...

Duration: 00:05:08


The Early Years: Greatest Hits #4

11/10/2017
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As the first season of the Story Pirates podcast comes to a close, we present our final greatest hits episode of the season. Featuring classic stories from the podcast including: "Eat a Spider Day", "The Princess Lifeguard Camp", "Monster Broke", "PB & K Please!" and "The Dazzling Situation." Next week's episode will be our season finally and will include an exciting announcement about the relaunch. We will finally explain everything about brand new season of the Story Pirates Podcast. We...

Duration: 00:30:30


The Early Years: Best Horse Show Dogs & Mr. Mishes Swedish Fishes

11/3/2017
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Two more unreleased stories written by kid's from the Story Pirates archives. By 2nd grader Aubrey it's "Best Horse Show Dogs" and from 5th grader Brianna it's "Mr. Mishes Swedish Fishes.

Duration: 00:14:51


The Early Years: Greatest Hits #3

10/27/2017
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Featuring: Volleyball In the Future and Past!, Zach's Story, The Really Cool Dress, William Woods and This Is National Whoopie Cushion Day

Duration: 00:26:37


The Early Years: Gooney Pantoyes & The Face in Bulgaria

10/20/2017
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Gooney Pantoyes by 4th grader Grace & The Face in Bulgaria by 5th grader Alex

Duration: 00:14:39


The Early Years: Kidcast Sampler (Bonus Episode)

10/16/2017
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In this bonus episode we're giving you a sampler platter of some of our favorite podcasts for kids. If you like what you hear check out apple podcasts.com/kids for more information!

Duration: 00:19:52


The Early Years: The Busy Dizzy Dishwashers & The Thanksgiving Mess

10/12/2017
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The Busy Dizzy Dishwashers by 3rd grader Cameryn and The Thanksgiving Mess by 5th grader Kyle

Duration: 00:11:17


The Early Years: Greatest Hits #2

10/5/2017
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Featuring: "Dolly Magic Machine," "Football Tornado," "Ukulele Island," "The Chris Allergic to Garbage Cans" & "Fieldtrip to Oppositeland"

Duration: 00:24:12


The Early Years: Aqua Bus & My Mom is an Annoying Hockey Coach

9/28/2017
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While Lee and Peter continue their preparation for the podcast relaunch, the Story Pirates present two more classic stories from the archive. The first was written by 4th grader Adreanna as a commercial for a made-up product called "Aqua Bus." The second story was written by a 2nd grader named Sam and it's called "My Mom is an Annoying Hockey Coach."

Duration: 00:09:42


The Early Years: The Dog Who Fell in Love with a Cat & King Toot-and-Common

9/21/2017
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Two classic Story Pirates Radio stories written by Kindergartener Kaci and 4th-grader Savannah.

Duration: 00:12:07


The Early Years: Greatest Hits #1

9/14/2017
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It's time to start submitting your brand new original stories for the Story Pirates Podcast relaunch in the fall! In the mean time here is our first ever Greatest Hits episode featuring fan favorite songs, "There is a Monster," "I Love," "Angry," "Big Girl Bed," "Water Falls On My Mom's Head" and "Dog Day."

Duration: 00:20:55

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