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Story Worthy

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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.

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.
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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

I Was A Local News Reporter with Actor/Comedian Bob Wiltfong

2/19/2018
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Comedian Bob Wiltfong worked in TV news before he made a living making fun of it. As a correspondent on The Daily Show, Bob used his years of experience as a legitimate, Emmy award winning local TV news guy to lampoon his fellow broadcasters. In this episode Bob tells you how he got to The Daily Show and reveals, among other things, why he changed his name for air in Lake Charles, Louisiana and Long Island, New York. Here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story Worthy- if you’re...

Duration:00:56:57

Busboy To The Stars with Actor Mike McShane

2/12/2018
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Actor Mike McShane (Who’s Line Is It Anyway? Office Space, A Bug’s Life) shares a story about growing up in Kansas City, the grueling world of restaurant work, and becoming a busboy. If you've ever worked in a restaurant, you'll relate! And 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. If you're using an Android, just...

Duration:00:47:42

My Near Death Experience with Comedian/Actor Johnno Wilson

2/5/2018
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Comedian/Actor Johnno Wilson (Groundlings Sunday Company) used to start each morning with a swim off Venice Beach, but a rip tide tried to change that. He would have been a goner without some crazy luck, or was it divine intervention? Listen to the harrowing story here! And 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...

Duration:00:53:36

Story Smash The Storytelling Gameshow! Live At The Hollywood Improv!

2/1/2018
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Join host Christine Blackburn and expert judges Wayne Federman, Gina Grad and Danny Zuker for a fast and funny game of Story Smash The Storytelling Gameshow! Contestants spin the Wheel of Stories and tell a true, 2 or 3 minute story on whatever topic they land on. Contestants include comedians and storytellers- Bob Wiltfong, Johnno Wilson, Rachael O'Brien, Jenna Brister, and Paul Shirley. And here’s a few links to help you get the most out of Story Worthy- if you’re listening on an iPhone,...

Duration:01:04:29

Misdiagnosed With Two STD's with Comedian/Actor Benji Aflalo

1/29/2018
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Benji Aflalo, comedian and star of Alone Together on the Freeform network, discusses his irrational fear of infectious skin diseases. And 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. If you're using an Android, just hit Google Play. Please subscribe and join the Story Worthy Facebook page! We’d love to hear from you...

Duration:00:48:59

Introducing Launch

1/23/2018
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Three out of five people dream of writing a book. Few follow through. What does it take to make that dream into a reality? In this special preview we hear as John August (Go, Big Fish, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory) takes his dream and turns it into a reality. Will it be successful? You’ll find out when we do. Subscribe to Launch today: www.wondery.fm/launch

Duration:00:18:07

Landing My Dream Job with Producer Sheri Salata

1/22/2018
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Sheri Salata (STORY, This is Fifty with Sheri and Nancy Podcast, Executive Producer- The Oprah Winfrey Show 2006-2011, President of Harpo Productions and OWN 2009-2016) shares her miracle story of landing her dream job at The Oprah Winfrey Show. Plus, we talk about Sheri’s truly humble beginnings working at a title company, a toy store at Christmas, and managing a 7-Eleven. Listen to this inspiring tale of chasing a dream, and manifesting success, now on Story Worthy! And here’s a few...

Duration:00:53:44

Story Smash The Storytelling Gameshow LIVE at The Hollywood Improv!

1/18/2018
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Join host Christine Blackburn and expert judges Ken Levine, Annabelle Gurwitch and Mike McShane for a fast and funny game of Story Smash! Contestants spin the Wheel of Stories and tell a true 1, 2, or 3 minute story on whatever topic they land on. Storytellers include comedians Ed Crasnick, Anna Vocino, Johnno Wilson, and Erica Rhodes. And 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...

Duration:00:47:46

Turning No's Into Yes's with Hollywood Manager Barry Katz

1/15/2018
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Hollywood manager Barry Katz (Industry Standard) managed comedian Tracy Morgan and helped him get on Saturday Night Live...barely. Plus, later in the show we talk about Louis C.K. and sexual harassment in Hollywood. And 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. If you're using an Android, just hit Google Play....

Duration:01:06:02

BONUS STORY! Barry Katz (Industry Standard)

1/14/2018
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Listen to Barry Katz talking about Garry Marshall, Dick Van Dyke, and getting high with Dave Chappelle. Plus, look for Barry on a full episode of Story Worthy, Monday, with an inspirational story titled “Turning No's Into Yes’s." And 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. If you're using an Android, just hit...

Duration:00:12:57

Frozen Yogurt With Elaine May with Writer/Producer Phil Rosenthal

1/8/2018
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Phil Rosenthal (Somebody Feed Phil, Everybody Loves Raymond) talks about meeting one of his idols, comedian Elaine May, and taking her out for frozen yogurt. Plus, we talk about Phil's new Netflix series "Somebody Feed Phil." This is a great episode guys, enjoy! And 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. If...

Duration:00:53:41

My Worst Interviews Ever with Talking Tech's Jefferson Graham

1/1/2018
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Jefferson Graham, host of Talking Tech for USA Today, tells about suffering through his worst interviews ever, and tops it with the big one. And folks, it's bad. 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. If you're using an Android, just hit Google Play. Please subscribe and join the Story Worthy Facebook page!...

Duration:00:46:07

I Kept Running Into John Lennon with Comedian/Actor Rick Overton

12/25/2017
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Comedian Rick Overton talks about running into his neighbor John Lennon and watching his God go shopping. Listen to this episode and have a great holiday! 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. If you're using an Android, just hit Google Play. Please subscribe and join the Story Worthy Facebook page! We’d love...

Duration:00:36:45

SPECIAL: Closet Confessional! Love Hurts with Host Christine Blackburn

12/21/2017
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Story Worthy host Christine Blackburn shares a story about falling in love and heartbreak in her 10th Closet Confessional. This is not only an entertaining story, but a cautionary tale. Enjoy! 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. If you're using an Android, just hit Google Play. Please subscribe and join the...

Duration:00:22:55

Thank You For Being A Friend with Comedian/Actor John Flynn

12/18/2017
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Comedian/Actor John Flynn worked in a rare record store in New York and learned about not only the history of Broadway, but what it means to have good friends. 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. If you're using an Android, just hit Google Play. Please subscribe and join the Story Worthy Facebook page! We’d...

Duration:00:41:11

The Walking Dead with Guitarist/Author Scott Ian of Anthrax

12/11/2017
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Guitarist and co-founder of Anthrax, Scott Ian, talks about landing his dream job as a Walker on The Walking Dead, and his new book "Access All Areas: Stories From A Hard Rock Life" right now 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. If you're using an Android, just hit Google Play. Please...

Duration:01:05:47

Kleptomaniac with Actor/Master Storyteller Christopher Rivas

12/4/2017
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Actor/Storyteller Christopher Rivas (Grey’s Anatomy) learned to steal at a very young age. He was good at it...too good... And oblivious to it’s consequences until, as an adult, he had to make a choice. Listen to this incredible story right now, 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. If you're...

Duration:00:35:07

Brush With The Law with Comedian Matt Knudsen

11/27/2017
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Comedian Matt Knudsen (Yes And, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Corporate) tells about his encounter with a small town police officer and the bomb that almost landed him in jail. 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. Please subscribe and join the Story Worthy Facebook page! We’d love to hear from you at...

Duration:00:40:40

I Was A Cross Eyed Kid with Comedian Kristen Carney

11/20/2017
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Comedian Kristen Carney (Mentally Ch(ill) Podcast and The Adam Carolla show) was just 3 years old when her eyes began to cross. Her life would never be the same. 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. Please subscribe and join the Story Worthy Facebook page! We’d love to hear from you at...

Duration:00:43:17

Bonus: Thanksgiving Binge

11/16/2017
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Christine chats with Tracy Pattin of Hollywood & Crime about their favorite episodes on each other podcasts!. Feast on these shows @ www.Wondery.com/Thanskgiving

Duration:00:05:52

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