best story i never told

best story i never told

a cathartic podcast series about real untold tales hosted by writer David Ngo

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December 6, 2021 30 min
After discussing her epic season 2 performance on HBO Max’s South Side, actor and writer Alisha Cowan returns to ask everyone to decide if she was once almost kidnapped. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Podcasts, IHeartRadio, and more.
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In high school, Universal Animation Program Writer Shari Coleman took her first trip to Berlin where she got stuck with confusing toilets, bird poop, and much more. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Podcasts, IHeartRadio, and more.
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November 16, 2021 22 min
Universal Animation Program Writer Kianna Johnson is a determined person. And when it comes to fried okra, Kianna will do whatever it takes.  Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Podcasts, IHeartRadio, and more.
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For Universal Animation Program Writer Senibo Myers, pie isn’t his dessert of choice. Find out what happens when Senibo competes in a pie eating contest for his kid — against a rival celebrity. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Podcasts, IHeartRadio, and more.
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Before the Universal Animation Writing Program, Joe Patrick Winters was tired of being a theater understudy. But did entering a Virginia drag competition turn out to be a breakout performance?  Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Podcasts, IHeartRadio, and more.
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Before she moved to Montana to make her film We Burn Like This, director Alana Waksman was a new college grad searching for a mentor. Now, she reveals the surprising faces and unexpected places she discovered on this quest. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play and more.
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Honesty is the best policy for writer Tracy Held, even when people think she’s lying. Tracy comes clean about the facts that some insist are total fiction. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play and more.
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From releasing her feature I’ll Meet You There during a pandemic to a curious moment at Caltech as a student, writer/director Iram Parveen Bilal jumps into life headfirst. Or in some cases, feet first. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play and more.
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Writer/Director Liz Singh (The Lower Plateau) never completed her film school thesis project. There’s a reason for that. And it runs deep. But now, she’s finally ready to reveal why. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play and more.
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February 9, 2021 57 min
In 1995, writer Trey Callaway leisurely went to a Friday night dinner. He didn’t know Frank Sinatra, Larry King, Billy Wilder, Warren Beatty, Annette Bening and Jack would casually be there too. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play and more.
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January 26, 2021 36 min
New York. Brownies. A legendary hospital. That’s Outrageous podcast co-host Anne Morris shares a college tale about baked goods that involves a famous face who she wished she met under different circumstances. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play and more.
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If anyone has been in a long-term relationship, you have probably told your significant other every good story you have. Multiple times over. Is there a tantalizing tale that you’ve never told your bae? David tries to share a buried memory from his single days with special guest Jin Yoo-Kim. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple … Continue reading #54 Best Story I Never Told My Spouse by David Ngo
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After explaining the nuances between directing commercials and narrative content, writer/director Bo Mirhosseni references Del Taco and a Ford Focus in a holiday tale about an unusual green visitor on the night before Christmas. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play and more.
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September 29, 2020 35 min
Before she stood on the edge of Lake Michigan in the psychological drama Up On The Glass, or opposed The Flash as Black Bison, actress Chelsea Kurtz was once a student trying to make the right decision about college. But the forces that impacted her choice went beyond the Arrowverse. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, … Continue reading #52 One Decisive Day by Chelsea Kurtz
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Set Decorator Charlene Wang de Chen grew up in a sheltered household. But during an internship in Hong Kong, she discovered something about Asian American femineity. And she couldn’t shy away from the results. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play and more.
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September 15, 2020 35 min
When writer/director/actor/singer Nathan Ramos-Park first moved to New York, he made a special list. And to check off the boxes, Nathan would dive into a world of silver foxes, Asian American male identity, sexual taboos, burritos, and making the rent. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, and Google Play.
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Before his funny words graced the screen on such TV series as Will & Grace, Angie Tribeca, Selfie, and Go On, writer/producer Mathew Harawitz was an assistant on a late night talk show. And he had a crappy day that changed his entire life. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, and Google Play.
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With grace and vulnerability, Lynn Chen, actress and director of I Will Make You Mine, candidly shares the two defining moments in her attempt to have a child. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, and Google Play.
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What do Angelina Jolie, Antonio Banderas, and Sylvester Stallone have in common? Perhaps nothing, but they will be discussed by documentary filmmaker Jin Yoo-Kim and David as they both reveal the best movies they never talk about. Episode available on beststoryinevertold.com, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, and Google Play.
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In a follow-up to fan favorite episode #24, Gabby Duran & The Unsittables writer Annie Nishida returns to update David on life after publicly revealing that she had a huge high school crush on a boy that refused to speak. From friend reactions to landing a job, Annie reveals how a voiceless boy (by choice) … Continue reading #46 Life After a Teen Rom-Com by Annie Nishida
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