Stories Found

Stories Found

Stories Found features weird, funny, and mostly true stories from writers, artists, and storytellers around the world.

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September 15, 2020 24 min
About This Episode In this episode of Stories Found, we hear the humorous ten-minute play, sixteen17 by Jason Rainey. sixteen17 is a funny play about the quirky relationship between a mother and her daughter as the daughter turns 17 -- a birthday that's an important milestone for the mother. Jason wrote this play as part of the ScriptWorks Weekend Fling. The Weekend Fling is ScriptWorks’ annual 48-hour playwriting event in whic...

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In this episode of Stories Found, we feature the story, The Vagina-Mommy Incident by Ava Love Hanna. In hindsight, this is one of my favorite parenting moments - the first time my four year old asked me about genitals. I thought I would simply answer him in a straightforward and scientific way and that would be that. It did NOT go as planned. I’m your storyteller this week, Ava Love Hanna. I'm a humorist, published playwright, ...
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    In this episode of Stories Found, we hear the hilarious story, The First Time I Got Naked in Front of a Bunch of People I Didn't Know by Max Langert. Max takes it all off and describes his first experience at a spa in Amsterdam.  Max Langert has had plays produced in New York, Los Angeles, Boston and Amsterdam. He's won the Henrico playwriting award, been named Best of the New Southern Theatre Festival in Tennessee and name...
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    In this episode of Stories Found, we hear the story, Am I Willing to Punch a Peacock? by Ava Love Hanna. Ava's story was recorded live at Mayfield Park and the actual gang of rowdy peacocks that tried to ruin lunch with her son that day can be heard in the background. Links to a transcript of the story and a video of the performance are available on StoriesFound.com Ava is the host of the Stories Found podcast as well as a hu...
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    Stories Found is brand new storytelling show... err, podcast. We've moved our staged comedy shows to the safe, germ-free world of digital storytelling! Each episode features a different writer or storyteller and their weird, funny, and mostly true stories. Check out the trailer, get to know Ava and Paul and get ready for our full episodes starting later in July. Also, make sure to submit your own story for a chance to be a fe...
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