For six years, Story Shuffle was a regularly organized, live recording of themed stories. Now the best of these stories are being rereleased as a weekly podcast.

The Maintenance Cottage

Posted: December 3rd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , | No Comments »

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Christopher Wink stayed in a Japanese cottage with a man who spoke no English.

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Christopher Wink: This Knife Murdered Someone

Posted: November 1st, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Christopher Wink experienced vulnerability and danger while he camped in a national park.

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Hitchhiking for the first time: “Tell Me A Story” Christopher Wink

Posted: April 10th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , | No Comments »

In lieu of an independent Story Shuffle this month, I encouraged friends to join this month’s “Tell Me a Story” a monthly curated storytelling event organized by Hillary Rea. The theme was Offline. I told a hitchhiking story, tightened from a version I told at a past Story Shuffle in 2011. So this was the second time I told it. Find it below.


Mix Tapes at the Philadelphia Podcast Festival

Posted: October 4th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Hear Adam Teterus, Marissa Johnson Valenzuela and Christopher Wink tell stories inspired by the Mix Tapes theme for the Philadelphia Podcast Festival at Tattooed Mom Labor Day Weekend.

Melissa tells the story of the evolution of Mix Tapes in her life.

Adam tells the story of how he shared love via mix CDs.

Christopher shares the mix that chronicled his recent honeymoon.

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Why negotiating for a taxi in Panama matters: Chris Wink

Posted: February 28th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Chris Wink on negotiating for taxis in Panama.

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Quads in Qatar: Christopher Wink

Posted: December 29th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments »

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Chris Wink went quad running while in Doha, Qatar. The desert is vast.

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Newsroom pranks on Christopher Wink

Posted: November 3rd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Chris Wink got pranked by his newsroom colleagues but it gave him a bigger opportunity.

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Zion National Park was the last full-pack hike for me

Posted: July 28th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

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Not ready for love in Italy: Chris Wink

Posted: February 24th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

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I recall traveling to see a girl in Italy


Philadelphia Podcast Festival — Story Shuffle live Thurs. Aug 1 at PhilaMOCA

Posted: June 21st, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Story Shuffle News | Tags: , , | No Comments »

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Check out PhillyPodFest.com for details.

The live Story Shuffle will take place Thurs. Aug. 1 at 8pm as part of the three day Philadelphia Podcast Festival. Check out the lineup for Story Shuffle.

  • R. Eric Thomas, a playwright and stand-up dramedian, has been hailed as “one of the best storytellers in Philly” by the Philadelphia Weekly.  Eric has read or performed throughout the country, including on the wildly successful RISK! podcast and at the 2011 TEDxPhilly conference. He lives in South Phillly. Visit him at rEricthomas.com.
  • Eric Smith is the marketing director at Old City publishing company Quirk Books, author of the forthcoming ‘Geek’s Guide to Dating’ and cofounder of local culture blog Geekadelphia.com. He lives in Rittenhouse.
  • Kathryn Bezella is a senior director of admissions at the Wharton School, a fiction writer and member of the Backyard Writers Group at the Kelly Writers House. She lives in West Philly.
  • Lansie Sylvia is a communications director at EHL Consulting, a frequent First Person Arts Story Slam storyteller and cofounder of the Philly Give & Get experiential charity date auction.
  • Patrick McNeil is a resource coordinator for social services nonprofit Resources for Human Development, a short fiction writer and member of the Backyard Writers Group at the Kelly Writers House. He lives in Fishtown.
  • Christopher Wink is the cofounder and editor of Technical.ly Philly and its network of local technology news sites and events, including Philly Tech Week. In May 2010, he began the every-other-month storytelling event StoryShuffle.com and frequently writes and speaks. Visit him at ChristopherWink.com.