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. From 4-5pm Sunday, July 23, 2017, we'll record live to close the podcast. Join us.

Episode 26: Becoming You

Posted: July 24th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , | No Comments »

For the final regular episode of Story Shuffle, we share some stories about becoming the real you. First, El Sawyer tells a story about growing up in what he calls the hood. Then Patrick McNeil shares a fictional story about a girl who could swallow scars. Come back next week, when we’ll release our live recording of Story Shuffle at the 5th annual Philadelphia Podcast Festival.


Episode 24: Strange Paradise

Posted: July 10th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

If you look hard enough, you can find joy in some strange places. This week on Story Shuffle, hear about some less common places that felt like paradise for our storytellers. First, Kim Quick will tell us about when she spent some time in a place that sorta felt like a cult. Then Patrick McNeil will share an experience he had while couch-surfing.


Episode 18: Crushes

Posted: May 28th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , | No Comments »

Episode 18

Crushes start young, but they keep coming back. Perhaps your felt your first romantic crush in elementary school, and no doubt you continued to crush on people as you grew into adulthood. In Episode 18 of Story Shuffle, we share some crush experiences. First, Kathryn Bezella will tell us about the time she dated the star of her favorite teen movie. Then, Patrick McNeil will tell us about his first like — ever.


Patrick McNeil: My grandmother’s house

Posted: April 14th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Patrick McNeil tells a story about a party he threw at his grandmother’s house.

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Episode 10: Growing Up

Posted: April 5th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , | No Comments »

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Lessons come fast and cheap in childhood. We have two tales of Growing Up in this episode of Story Shuffle, the weekly, first-draft storytelling podcast. First hear storyteller and columnist R. Eric Thomas talk about snitching as a kid. Then hear social services worker and writer Patrick McNeil remember a passed loved one.


Patrick McNeil’s First Tinder Date

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

Patrick McNeil tells the story of his first Tinder date.

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Patrick McNeil’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Posted: March 10th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Patrick McNeil had a rough afternoon and tried to make up for it.

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I had a snake named Tricky: Patrick McNeil

Posted: October 31st, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

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Patrick McNeil was in Colorado in the 1990s and he caught a snake. He was tricky.

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Patrick McNeil on ‘first like’

Posted: March 15th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

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Patrick McNeil had his ‘first like’


Un-strangers: Patrick McNeil

Posted: May 29th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

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