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Story Worthy

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Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Networks:

Wondery

Description:

Hosts Christine Blackburn and Hannes Phinney welcome Hollywood's most creative talents. Each week the guest picks the show topic and brings Story Worthy an original story.

Twitter:

@storyworthy

Language:

English


Episodes

Jokes and Death with Television Writer/Author Ian Gurvitz

9/18/2017
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Writer/author Ian Gurvitz (Freak Out-The 2016 Election and the Dawn of the American Democalypse; Welcome to Dumbfuckistan: The Dumbed-Down, Disinformed, Dysfunctional, Disunited States of America; Wings, Becker) found himself in the emotionally schizophrenic position of having to write a draft for a half-hour comedy while sitting in his mother's apartment during the last few days of her life. Here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story Worthy- if you’re listening on an iPhone,...

Duration: 00:51:02


Embarrassed with Comedian Mindy Rickles

9/11/2017
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Comedian Mindy Rickles (Dealin' With Idiots) was outside of her kids play practice, waiting for her son, when she ran in to the "hot dad" at school. The fact that Mindy was wearing an adult diaper at the time, did not make this a pleasant experience. Here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story Worthy- if you’re listening on an iPhone, all you need to do is tap the cover art while the show is playing, and you’ll see the episode notes, including the links. There is one to...

Duration: 00:47:35


Shotgun Story Worthy LIVE at the Hollywood Improv with Wendy Liebman, Matt Oswalt and Heather McDonald!

9/7/2017
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Shotgun Story Worthy is the competitive storytelling game show of truth! Listen as 5 contestants spin the Story Worthy Wheel of Truth and tell a true 1 or 2 minute story on the topic they land on. Judges include comedian Wendy Liebman, writer Matt Oswalt and comedian Heather McDonald (Juicy Scoop) Contestants include comedians- Mindy Rickles, Eli Braden, and Rachael O'Brien. Plus, writers Jason Shapiro and Brian Finkelstein! Say it with me- SPIN THAT WHEEL! Here’s a few links to help you...

Duration: 00:55:05


From Lawyer To Comic with Comedian/Actress Gail Thomas

9/4/2017
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Comedian/Actress/Voiceover Artist Gail Thomas (Beavis n’ Butthead, MOTH Slam winner, RISK!) became a lawyer, landed a great job, and then guess what she did? Yep. She chucked it all and became a comedian. Would you follow your passion? Listen to today’s Story Worthy and embrace yourself! Here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story Worthy- if you’re listening on an iPhone, all you need to do is tap the cover art while the show is playing, and you’ll see the episode notes,...

Duration: 00:36:53


Tinder with Writer Molly McAleer

8/28/2017
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Writer Molly McAleer (HelloGiggles, Plz Advise Podcast, Mother May I Sleep With? Podcast) went out with a guy she met on Tinder and the next day he told her something she did NOT see (or feel) coming. Listen to find out what she learned-- and maybe felt! Here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story Worthy- if you’re listening on an iPhone, all you need to do is tap the cover art while the show is playing, and you’ll see the episode notes, including the links. There is one to...

Duration: 00:50:39


The Day I Had Enough Of This Shit with Writer Adrienne Airhart

8/21/2017
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Writer/comedian Adrienne Airhart grew up witnessing domestic violence and letting fear control her. One day, at the tender age of 8, she decided enough was enough and turned that fear into resolve. Here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story Worthy- if you’re listening on an iPhone, all you need to do is tap the cover art while the show is playing, and you’ll see the episode notes, including the links. There is one to subscribe, http://bit.ly/2eSlJZw please do! There’s one to...

Duration: 00:43:52


SPECIAL: Closet Confessional! Emergency on a 727 with Host Christine Blackburn

8/17/2017
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Host Christine Blackburn was a flight attendant flying on, at least,1000 planes a year. What are the odds something could go wrong? Listen to Christine's harrowing and hilarious story about an emergency on a 727. Here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story Worthy- if you’re listening on an iPhone, all you need to do is tap the cover art while the show is playing, and you’ll see the episode notes, including the links. There is one to subscribe, http://bit.ly/2eSlJZw please do!...

Duration: 00:19:11


My Wedding Day with Comedian/Voiceover Artist Anna Vocino

8/14/2017
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When Comedian/Voice Over Talent Anna Vocino (Free Radio) throws a wedding, it’s awkward. Listen to the hilarious story of Anna's wedding day, on Story Worthy now! Here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story Worthy- if you’re listening on an iPhone, all you need to do is tap the cover art while the show is playing, and you’ll see the episode notes, including the links. There is one to subscribe, http://bit.ly/2eSlJZw please do! There’s one to our Facebook page and to our email...

Duration: 00:52:35


Shotgun Story Worthy LIVE at the Hollywood Improv with Rider Strong, Alison Rosen and Sascha Rothchild!

8/10/2017
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Shotgun Story Worthy is the storytelling game show of truth! Listen as 5 contestants spin the Story Worthy Wheel of Truth and tell a true 1 or 2 minute story on the topic they land on! Judges include actor Rider Strong, writer/host Alison Rosen and writer/producer Sascha Rothchild! Contestants include comedians- Matt Knudsen, Anna Vocino, Sabrina Cognata and writers Jason Shapiro and Molly McAleer! Say it with me- SPIN THAT WHEEL!!! Here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story...

Duration: 01:02:29


Neighbors with Actress Annie Korzen

8/7/2017
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Actress and master storyteller Annie Korzen (Seinfeld, The Moth) has had many neighbors in her life- some from heaven, some from hell. And then there were the gypsies. Listen to Annie talk of her dream of a community today on Story Worthy. Here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story Worthy- if you’re listening on an iPhone, all you need to do is tap the cover art while the show is playing, and you’ll see the episode notes, including the links. There is one to subscribe,...

Duration: 00:54:01


Doing Mushrooms on Hollywood Boulevard with Writer Jason Shapiro

7/31/2017
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Writer Jason Shapiro (Los Feliz Daycare) wanted to be the perfect host to his out of town guests, so he brought them to the living nightmare that is Hollywood Boulevard around the Holidays. But he didn't stop there. He also have them hallucinogens. Listen now! Here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story Worthy- if you’re listening on an iPhone, all you need to do is tap the cover art while the show is playing, and you’ll see the episode notes, including the links. There is one...

Duration: 00:49:59


Finding Closure with Comedian Hannes Phinney

7/24/2017
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Comedian Hannes Phinney returns to his hometown of Milwaukee for three reasons – to watch his beloved Green Bay Packers, celebrate Christmas, and visit his sick brother. Or as he characterized the trip – the good the bad and the ugly. Here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story Worthy- if you’re listening on an iPhone, all you need to do is tap the cover art while the show is playing, and you’ll see the episode notes, including the links. There is one to subscribe,...

Duration: 00:51:16


SPECIAL: Story Worthy's 7th Anniversary Show! My First French Kiss with Actress Wendi McLendon-Covey

7/17/2017
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Actress Wendi McLendon-Covey (The Goldbergs, Bridesmaids, Reno 911!) joins Story Worthy for their 7th Anniversary! Wendi got her first kiss by a guy named Bubba, but her first FRENCH kiss from a guy at the Christmas dance. Listen to the drama, the tears, and the boy trouble of 14 year-old Wendi McLendon-Covey! Here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story Worthy- if you’re listening on an iPhone, all you need to do is tap the cover art while the show is playing, and you’ll see...

Duration: 01:04:51


Meeting My Wife with Author/Creator of FOUND Davy Rothbart

7/10/2017
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Davy Rothbart, author of the bestselling book My Heart Is An Idiot, creator of FOUND Magazine, and host of the FOUND Podcast, met a woman in Texas and immediately fell in love. But it would be years before their relationship actually began. Listen to find out why! Here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story Worthy- if you’re listening on an iPhone, all you need to do is tap the cover art while the show is playing, and you’ll see the episode notes, including the links. There is...

Duration: 00:58:10


Ending a Friendship with Comedian Sarah Colonna

7/3/2017
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Comedian/Author Sarah Colonna (Has Anyone Seen My Pants? Life As I Blow It, Chelsea Lately) had a friendship she had to end. What was the final straw? Listen and find out! Here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story Worthy- if you’re listening on an iPhone, all you need to do is tap the cover art while the show is playing, and you’ll see the episode notes, including the links. There is one to subscribe, http://bit.ly/2eSlJZw please do! There’s one to our Facebook page and to...

Duration: 00:57:17


Planning a Trip with Comedian Randy Sklar

6/26/2017
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Randy Sklar, one half of comedy duo, The Sklar Brothers, is a comedian, writer, actor, producer, father and husband. At at this point in his life, he knows his limitations in all facets of his life. On this week, the week of his 16th Anniversary with his wife, Randy looks back at his first anniversary, and a time when he thought he could do more than he could, like plan a weekend away in Napa for him and his then new wife. Listen as he quickly learns that this is something he should never...

Duration: 00:45:07


SPECIAL: Closet Confessional! I Was Bachelorette #2 on The Dating Game with Host Christine Blackburn

6/22/2017
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Host Christine Blackburn arrived in LA with big dreams... the first was to be a contestant on The Dating Game. Listen to find out what happened and if she won! Here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story Worthy- if you’re listening on an iPhone, all you need to do is tap the cover art while the show is playing, and you’ll see the episode notes, including the links. There is one to subscribe, http://bit.ly/2eSlJZw please do! There’s one to our Facebook page and to our email...

Duration: 00:16:31


Misdiagnosed with Comedian Rachael O'Brien

6/19/2017
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Comedian Rachael O’Brien (Be Here For Awhile, Vanderpump Rules) and her family were stunned to hear that her dad was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS). But the story doesn't end there! Listen to find out what happened! Here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story Worthy- if you’re listening on an iPhone, all you need to do is tap the cover art while the show is playing, and you’ll see the episode notes, including the links. There is one to subscribe,...

Duration: 00:31:16


That Time I Tried To Kill My Dad with Comedian Brandt Tobler

6/12/2017
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Comedian Brandt Tobler (Free Roll) grew up with a father who was a criminal. After stealing from his own family, Brandt decided that he had had enough. Here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story Worthy- if you’re listening on an iPhone, all you need to do is tap the cover art while the show is playing, and you’ll see the episode notes, including the links. There is one to subscribe, http://bit.ly/2eSlJZw please do! There’s one to our Facebook page and to our email address....

Duration: 00:46:41


Hollywood Kids with Author/Thinker Kelly Carlin

6/5/2017
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Writer/Producer Kelly Carlin (A Carlin Home Companion- Growing Up With George) grew up cruising the Sunset Strip and partying in Malibu. Talk about California Dreamin’! Listen as she talks about hanging out one night with other Hollywood kids and sleeping with a pop star. Here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story Worthy- if you’re listening on an iPhone, all you need to do is tap the cover art while the show is playing, and you’ll see the episode notes, including the links....

Duration: 00:45:12

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