Inside Stories

Inside Stories

We explore Madison one story at a time. In each episode, Takeyla Benton and Jen Rubin feature a story told live in Madison, interview the storyteller to dig deeper into the story and how they crafted it. ... Show More

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July 17, 2019 24 min

We listen to a story Charles Payne told at Cafe Coda - as part of a poetry and storytelling happy hour organized by Oscar Mirales. We explore the story behind the story and discuss how he crafted the story.

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July 10, 2019 23 min

We listen to a story Bill Stork told at the Moth StorySlam in Madison in 2019. We explore the themes in the story and discuss how she crafted the story. You can learn more about Bill and his book at his website: https://www.drbillstork.com. (Audio recording by Richard Jones Jr of Oddly Arranged Media)

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July 3, 2019 22 min

We listen to a story Jennifer Esperanza told at the Moth in Madison StorySlam in 2018, explore the themes in the story and discuss how she crafted the story. (Audio recording by Joe Hardtke).

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June 26, 2019 22 min

We listen to a story Ann Imig told at Listen To Your Mother in 2012, explore the themes in the story and discuss how she crafted the story. (Audio recording by Listen To Your Mother.)

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June 19, 2019 22 min

We listen to a story Tandalaya Taylor told at the Odyssey Writing Class in 2019, explore the themes in the story and discuss how she crafted the story. (Audio recording by Brendon Panke of Madison Storytellers.)

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June 12, 2019 23 min

We listen to a story Lenora Rodin told at the Moth in Madison StorySlam, explore the themes in the story and discuss how she crafted the story. Theme was 'Love Hurts'. (Audio recording by Mad Manor Multimedia)

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June 5, 2019 19 min

We listen to a story Raj Shukla told at the Moth in Madison StorySlam in 2019, explore the themes in the story and discuss how he crafted the story. (Audio recording by Oddly Arranged Media.)

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May 29, 2019 18 min

We listen to a story Marisol Gonzalez told at the Odyssey Project writing class in 2018, talk about the issues in the story, and discuss how she chose to put the story together. (Audio recording by Brendon Panke of Madison Storytellers.)

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May 22, 2019 21 min

We listen to a story Brendon Panke told at the Moth in Madison StorySlam in 2017, explore the themes in the story and discuss how he crafted the story. (Second episode) (Told at the Moth in Madison StorySlam in 2017. The theme of the night was Fathers. Audio recording by Mad Manor Multimedia)

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May 9, 2019 28 min

In this episode we listen to a story Esteban Touma told about the road trip he and his girlfriend took to Las Vegas and their reluctant decision to get married. We had a great conversation about using comedy in storytelling. (First pilot episode) (Told at the Moth in Madison StorySlam in 2016. The theme of the night was Love Hurts. Audio recording by Mad Manor Multimedia)

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