Story Story Night

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Story Story Night is a storytelling phenomenon based in Boise, Idaho, with live events showcasing true stories on a theme, told live on stage and without notes. 

As a proud longtime partner of the program, Boise State Public Radio recorded and hosted a two-year span of Story Story Night podcasts, dating from the start of the program to April 2012. 

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Featuring Aaron Patterson And Story Slammer Wyatt Brown

Apr 16, 2012

Aaron Patterson finds frenemies in low places. Story slammer Wyatt Brown gets taken for a ride.

Featured storyteller Taylor Murphy falls for a twisted turn of fate. Story slammer Jessie Steiger punches a few holes in a poster-perfect childhood.


Featured storyteller Whitney Rearick is double-crossed by the system within. Josh MacDonald beguiles the gullible in the brood.


Featuring Storyteller Danny Steward

Mar 26, 2012

Past featured storyteller Danny Stewart throws out a surprise treacherous twist.

Featuring Bert Moeller And Story Slammer Dakotah Brown

Mar 19, 2012

Featured storyteller Bert Moeller takes the lid off of one love’s jar. Story slammer Dakotah Brown holds up his own in the face of an insistent ex.

Featured storyteller Jennifer Sanders Peterson finds home again after full-blown heartburn. Story slammer Shannon Lewis hits a sudden break-up far down the road of a fairy tale.

Featuring Phil Bode And Story Slammer Donna Vasquez

Mar 5, 2012

Featured storyteller Phil Bode gains and loses it all in the flickers of a movie theater. Story slam winner Donna Vasquez experiences love at first (or is that second?) hindsight.

Guest storyteller Kim Philley

Feb 27, 2012

Guest storyteller Kim Philley finds the hardest lesson to learn in a Cambodian break-up.

Featuring Greg Duffy And Story Slammer Emma Arnold

Feb 20, 2012

Featured storyteller Greg Duffy recovers the language of connection after a fall. Story slammer Emma Arnold receives a dose of maternal payback.

Featuring Al Popwell And Story Slammer Mike Stefancic

Feb 13, 2012

Featured storyteller Al Popwell faces payback when schoolyard intrigues come back to bite in the boardroom. Story slammer Mike Stefancic sees redemption in sibling rivalry.

Featured storyteller Erin Anchustegui witnesses a breakdown then a breakthrough after a harrowing breaking free. Story slam winner Jennifer Ellsworth redeems a scape goat.

Story slammer Hartley Miller stages a happy ending when actors break a leg. Story slammer Bruce Davidson pursues the explicit exploits of Nevada.

Featuring Tricia Nilsson And Story Slammer Lizzy Duffy

Jan 16, 2012

Featured storyteller Tricia Nilsson sheds more than she bargained for in search of the very shape of happiness. Story slammer Lizzy Duffy starves for the delight of maternal affection.

Featured storyteller Glen Groben hunts down then is hunted by happiness as a Peace Corps volunteer in Africa. Story slammer Etienne deVilliers finds a happy place during boyhood play in South Africa.

Featured storyteller Megan Egbert plans the perfect party and she’ll cry if she wants to. Story slam winner Anjuli Waybright finds alone-time joy in the immaterial spirit of material things.

Featuring Jocelyn Joudrey And Story Slammer Ben Dicus

Dec 26, 2011

Featured storyteller Jocelyn Joudrey gets more than a mouthful of what her mouthy grandma dishes out. Story slammer Ben Dicus taste tests Christmas dinner at wartime.

Featured storyteller Mac Test chews over the strange bounty of the Bering Sea. Story slammers Richard Mussler-Wright, followed by daughter “Amelia is awesome,” feed on over-stuffed situations.

Featuring Kiley Crill And Story Slammer Glida Bothwell

Dec 12, 2011

FULL PLATE: Featured storyteller Kiley Crill attempts to digest the binges and purges in the life of a new grade school teacher. Story slammer Glida Bothwell nearly chokes on a heaping helping of a library benefit party.

Featured storyteller Chris Harrington hungers for a way out of an epic hiking trek. Story slam winner Debi Mahler bites off more than she can chew while skipping school.

Featuring Jenah Thornborrow

Nov 28, 2011

Jenah Thornborrow bites off more than she can chew in an overseas abduction scheme.