Storytime with Will McFadden

Storytime with Will McFadden

Welcome to the Storytime Podcast! The Internet is a dumpster full of stories, and our host Will McFadden is the most fearless and skilled dumpster diver in the game. Storytime showcases the best stories from YouTube, Reddit, weird message boards you’ve never heard of, and everywhere in between. Will hopscotches the globe visiting storied places like spooky motels, the finest Italian eateries, and even his middle school cafeteria to dive into the spirit of the stories he curates. Storytime features the top YouTube creators, TikTok stars, Reddit masters, and everyday folks who all share a love of great storytelling. Subscribe now and follow on Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and Facebook to join the Storytime community!

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July 21, 2021 39 min

You wanted the best? You got the best. This week, we’re throwing it back to some of our Fable Babies’ FAVORITE episodes from Season One and Season Two. A little bit of romance, a little bit of fortune and fame, and a very special guest who everyone has been asking about for months. Enjoy the ride, and don’t forget to call us to leave your own stories (or just to say hi) at (323) 741-1873.

Featured Storytellers:

 The McFarlands

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Webster’s Dictionary defines “party” as, “a social gathering of invited guests, typically involving eating, drinking, and entertainment.” Let’s be real… that sounds a little tame for an old fashioned Fable Baby rager. We don’t get invited to things, we just show up! This week, we have three stories of throw-downs, kick-backs, hootenannies, and jamborees that will have you reaching for your sunglasses and Advil, because last night W...

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Relationships bring out the best and the worst in people. They can allow people to grow, express themselves in different ways, and rise to the occasion when needed. Sometimes they even make people the best versions of themselves! But when relationships bring out the worst in the worst people… you get a great episode of Storytime. This week, we’ve got relationship horror stories that miiiight make you feel like texting your ex again...

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Some people want to be pet groomers, but they can’t make heads or tails of it. Some people want to be musicians, but they aren’t very noteworthy. Some people want to be yoga instructors, but then can’t handle all the bending over backwards for people! Jobs can be tough! This week, we’ve got three workplace stories that will have you thanking your lucky stars if you just have a boring desk job. Ahhh, mundanity. 

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We're back with another LISTENER EPISODE featuring YOU, our beloved Fable Babies. Hugs and kisses to our story tellers this week Will, Marisa and Trace! Make sure to check out Trace's podcast "Aggressively Mediocre". https://open.spotify.com/show/0pKCZoDjfUyXsdTUHJ40PD

Thank you for all your great stories! If you missed out on this one, don't hesitate to call 323-741-1873. Leave us a voicemail so we can include y...

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Excitement! Danger! Adventure! THESE are the ingredients to the mouthwatering story hoagie we’re making in this week’s action-packed episode. Our first story comes from Lonnie Marts IV who learned the hard way that steep hills and wheels don’t always go well together. Next, our favorite Aussie, Maitland Hanley, shares a tale of adventure in India. And YouTube’s Monet brings us on a modern day Indiana Jones quest to find her Great U...

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Roommates are like spicy foods; most people can only handle them until their 20s or 30s. Other people always need roommates because they’re afraid of scary noises and being alone. This week, we’re featuring three exciting stories of cohabitation that both camps are sure to enjoy. Our first story comes from YouTube’s Scrubs, who may have had the worst roommate ever. Next up, we have a story about sharing a bathroom with 50 fellow cl...

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This week on Storytime, we have three wonderful stories of people finding love. We've got meet-cutes! It's like all the best romantic comedies thrown into a blender and served right into your ears. Our first story comes from Dan and Kathy McFarland of The McFarland Family. If this was a blockbuster, we'd call it, "McFarlands: Origins." Next, The Klaasens (Jon & Elyssa Klaasen) share their exciting adventure ...

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Welcome to Storytime Season Two! We couldn't be more excited to bring you the best stories the World Wide Web has to offer. This week, we've got three thrilling tales of everyone's least favorite kind of trip... a trip to the emergency room. First up, Daily Dose of Internet has a story about one of the most painful but thankfully non-life threatening conditions that will send you straight to the ER... kidney stones. Nex...

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To bridge the gap between seasons one and two, we’re bringing you a special BONUS episode! Storytime Live on Clubhouse: “Your Soul Sucking Jobs in 90 Seconds” was recorded on April 15th, 2021, and moderated by our fearless host, Will McFadden, along with the hilarious Nicole Behnam and Leah Lamarr. This show is a wild ride of the craziest, funniest, weirdest, and worst jobs you can imagine, featuring: Rembrandt, Eric Artell, Lonnie...

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We’re back with another listener episode! Thanks to all the lovely Fable Babies who sent in their stories. We love you and we’re IN love with you. This is the final episode of Storytime Season One. So go pop some champagne, Postmates a lobster dinner, and spark up some illegal fireworks! You earned it. Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and Facebook, and call us to leave your own story (or just to say hi) at (...

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This week, we share some of our favorite stories that are so unique, so random, we decided to throw all categorization out the window. Don't try to put us in a box! These are not just the odds and ends, these are the best of the best. First up, The Human Fountains share their wonderfully weird journey, spitting into each other's mouths for America's Got Talent. Next up, Cold Game Kelv AKA Brother Nature takes us on a wi...

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This week, we’re taking a page from the most popular Italian chain restaurant there is: When you’re here, you’re family. First up, TikTok’s favorite clan, The McFarlands, tell us about their first brush with fame. Next up, Zac Clejan, AKA The Trap Violinist, tells the tale of his magical father/son vacation. Finally, YouTube’s Nyra Williams shares an important personal story about experiencing discrimination in what is supposed to ...

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What do Halle Berry, Kid Rock, Omarion, John Stamos, and Gary Busy all have in common? This very episode! We have three action packed tales that will make you feel like you’re seeing stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. First up, TikTok star Eric Artell shares the story of a USO concert that formed an unlikely and incredible supergroup. Next, Jessica Lesaca tells us about her time as a waitress and almost losing all common sense (a...

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March 17, 2021 51 min

Elementary school taught us, “Drugs are bad. Don’t do drugs,” but apparently not everyone stuck to that DARE code of conduct. This week, we have three wild, hilarious, and maybe not so chill stories featuring creators who were under the influence. First up, Chris Melberger tells us an unforgettable story featuring weed brownies, paranoia, and an ambulance. Next, Goblin shares what may be the worst way to prepare for a doctor’s appo...

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March 10, 2021 43 min

We wanted the best. We got the best. The greatest listener submitted stories in the world! In this bonus episode, Will presents hilarious, out there, inspiring, cringy, and heartwarming stories from YOU, the listeners. Thank you to everyone who submitted, and enjoy this audio treat. If you want to be a part of a future listener episode, email your stories to storytime@collab.inc!

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Vacations may seem like a distant memory, so let Storytime whisk you away to beautiful, exciting, and strange destinations as Will brings you the Internet’s best travel stories. YouTube’s Tabbes shares the difference between being a tourist and experiencing a new place, a Reddit user describes a wild night in Thailand that could double as a Hangover sequel, and Matt & Abby tell us about how they became small time celebrities on...

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This week, we’re bringing you three bone chilling tales that will surely scare your socks off. Starting us off, a Reddit user documents a horrific encounter with a corpse... and eventually it's killer. After that, HeyParis tells us about her terrifying experience with sleep paralysis and Shadow People. And closing it out, YouTube’s Wansee shares a chilling pool party story that will keep us out of the water far longer than the ...

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This week on Storytime, we have the cringiest, most hilarious, and embarrassing stories the Internet has to offer. First, vlog squad daddy and co-host of The Views Podcast, Jason Nash, shares the story of a truly humiliating work day. Next up, a Reddit user known as “KnownPay” brings us on the cringe ride of a lifetime as we hear about the time he accidentally got a little too comfortable around his family. Finally, Charlie White (...

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February 10, 2021 39 min

In our very first episode, host Will McFadden serves up three tasty tales about terrible first dates... just in time for Valentines Day! First up, YouTube’s CultureCrash kicks things off with a story about a mini-golf first date that was a total bogey. Next, Drea Okeke (AKA “DreaKnowsBest”) talks to us about the hiking date that left her in the dust. Finally, Alex Meyers shares the nightmare experience he had on his first and last ...

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