For six years, Story Shuffle was a regularly organized, live recording of themed stories. In 2017, we closed the project with a podcast. The project is done; Enjoy our archives!

Ask Men gives storytelling advice from comedians

Posted: January 20th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Storytelling advice | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Ask Men gives storytelling advice from comedians

AskMen.com ran an item on on some lessons hopeful storytellers can take from comedians, most of whom, in the end, do more storytelling than joke telling. Read the item here to get more details on these tips.

  • Be Brief
  • Give Details
  • Use Story Twists
  • Work the Crowd
  • Act out the Characters
  • Practice
  • End on the Biggest Laugh
  • Spin a Yarn

Listen to Dave Chappelle tell a story or two and watch his methodology in filling these suggestions.


How to tell a story (even when nothing happens)

Posted: September 9th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Storytelling advice | Tags: , | Comments Off on How to tell a story (even when nothing happens)

Some cat shows you why no story needs to fizzle at the end and no story needs to be boring.