The Greatest Story Ever Podcast

The Greatest Story Ever Podcast

What's the craziest life experience you've ever had? Keith Conrad is a Chicago podcaster & writer, Cubs fan, space geek & lonely beacon of restraint & self-sacrifice in a squall of car-crazies. He's on a mission to collect stories that seem completely unbelievable, but are 100% true.

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July 22, 2021 21 min

Brad Smith is a Pastor in Elkton, Tennessee and also dispenses dad jokes on TikTok as UncleBradDadJokes. He shared a story of small town murder, adult entertainment and redemption.

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Dr. Julie Ferris-Tillman is PR Director for the marketing agency Nelson Schmidt in Milwaukee and you can also catch her at ComedySportz Milwaukee. She joined me to share the epic tale of when she was actually hit upside the head with a 2x4 and the shenanigans that unfolded as the witnesses and authorities tried to help her.

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Bryce Conlan is a speaker, author, podcaster in his own right, he is the founder of Narrative Advantage, which helps businesses get their story out there in the world and he has his own fish story to tell. Bryce shared the story of the time he went scuba diving as a teenager and found himself completely surrounded by sharks.


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Craig Collins is the afternoon host on WMBD in Peoria, Illinois. Craig shared the story of the time he had to take a twin mattress on public transportation when he was moving to a new apartment.


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Mitch Evans is an anchor with NBC News Radio. He shared a story from his time with the Atlanta Braves radio network when he diligently did research before an event with pitcher Tim Hudson with hilarious consequences.


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Trey Elling is the host of Books on Pod. He shared the story of a big epiphanous moment he had during a trip from Chicago to Texas after a less than stellar radio job experience.


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This week marks the 109th anniversary of the Titanic disaster. I've been obsessed with the Titanic since the wreck was discovered in 1985 when I was just three years old. One person with a Titanic obsession that rivals mine is Rob Hart. He shared the story of how he became fascinated by the Titanic.


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Walt Blau is the host of the Walt's Kitchen Table podcast, where he has entertaining and insightful conversations with people around the kitchen table. He shared the story of the freak spinal cord injury he suffered that nearly kept him from being able to walk again, if it wasn't for help from Ronald Reagan's neurosurgeon.


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YouTube creators The Gala Sisters share two stories of their run-ins with law enforcement over the years.


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Tracy Lamourie is an International award winning publicist. She shared the story of her 20-year campaign that ultimately helped free innocent man Jimmy Dennis from death row.


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Jessica Curtis shares a dating horror story that begins with a funeral and only gets worse as it goes along.


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John McCumber is a US Air Force veteran and a Contributing Writer for Ordinary Times. He joined me to share the story of the time he ended up spending the day with ZZ Top, distrupted a cherished Moline, Illinois tradition and crossed paths with KISS


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Zack Bennett is the host of the new podcast Media Makers, all about how content creators got to where they are today. He joined me to talk about his experience as a contestant on Wheel of Fortune in the early 2000's.


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Bruce Cole is the Senior Pastor for Riverside Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida. He joined me to share the story of the time he was driving to work in downtown Chicago when he inadvertently witnessed the death of William O'Neal, the FBI informant in the movie Judas and the Black Messiah.


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Art Mehring shares a story from his time in the Air Force in the 1970's when he was station at the North Pole and had to defend our country's honor in a NATO drinking contest with the Canadians.


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Andrew Donaldson is the Managing Editor for Ordinary Times. He joined me to share the story of how he crossed language barriers with food and had a life-changing experience


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January 29, 2021 23 min

Dan Ehrman shares his experience hopping on a train and exploring China in his early twenties.


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Chris Duffy shares the story of the time he joined his parents while they were sailing around the world and he ended up helping out a giant sea turtle that was in distress.


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Mike Heidemann is a musician and producer living in California. Mike shared the story of his first big celebrity interview, and what he did to make an impression.


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December 31, 2020 13 min

Jen DeSalvo is a reporter for NBC 5 in Chicago and can also be heard on WGN Radio in Chicago. She joined me to share a story about the time her house was completely overrun by rats and that led to a surprising confrontation with her landlord (and years of nightmares)


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