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.

Rachel Playe wants you to meet Teddy, a road trip camp mate

Posted: June 22nd, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

Urban farmer Rachel Playe is a lover of road trips, she remembers fondly one chance encounter with Teddy, an eccentric camp mate.

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Story Shuffle 7: ROAD TRIPS in South Philadelphia

Posted: June 13th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Story Shuffle 7: Road Trips hit the highway this Saturday, held on a beautiful and later stormy night in the Newbold section of South Philadelphia, hosted by Holly Otterbein.

She and friend Rachel Playe kicked off the night with readings from Kerouac. Listen to that below. As usual, all the stories will run here, one a day in the night’s order.

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Rachel Playe reads Wendell Berry’s ‘Mad Farmer Liberation Front’

Posted: February 23rd, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Farmer and photographer Rachel Playe reads a poem from Wendell Berry, called ‘Manifesto: the Mad Farmer Liberation Front.’

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Rachel Playe on Colorado mountain climbing and gender roles

Posted: December 14th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

Photojournalist Rachel Playe on scaling a mountain in Colorado and its meaning for gender equality.

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Terror: Rachel Playe on jailtime, its joys and terrors

Posted: October 8th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Photographer Rachel Playe tells about the pleasure and pain of a day in jail.

This audio has been removed for now, which is a shame because it was a hell of a story.