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.

Breaking out of Berlin

Posted: August 2nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

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Erica G’s worst summer of her teenage life turns out OK

Posted: August 28th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Grad student Erica G was going to go to Israel as a teenager but things didn’t work out. This is the story of celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Philadelphia Folk Festival instead.

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Christopher Wink hitchhiking in South Dakota: trusting strangers brings reward and risk

Posted: June 20th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

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Journalist Christopher Wink tells the story of his first hitchhiking experience in South Dakota.

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Andrew Thompson on anti-Semitic Kiwis

Posted: June 17th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Temple Law student Andrew Thompson talks about anti-Semitic sentiment in New Zealand.

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Josh Rothstein takes a bicycle trip from Tokyo to Kyoto

Posted: June 16th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Philadelphia school teacher Josh Rothstein takes a bicycle ride from Tokyo to Kyoto and is a better man for it.

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Emma Fred-Cassorla goes a bit too south

Posted: June 14th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Penn researcher Emma Fred-Cassorla once took a road trip that went farther south than expected.

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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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Terror: Alex Irwin talks about the terrors of Irish horseback riding

Posted: October 7th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Business publications editor Alex Irwin, who hosted Story Shuffle 3 and provided a robust turkey sausage squash chili, hot apple cider and more, told a story about the terrors of tourism horseback riding in Ireland — but he didn’t press the record button!

It’s lost to time. ..And we’re probably dead to him.

It’s not the first time that happened.


Brian James Kirk recalls a brush in with a teenager and a Tennessee ranger

Posted: August 5th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Brian James Kirk took a road trip with a replacement teenage girl and it led to a run in with a Tennessee National Park ranger.

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Dana Vachon on art school professors and 16 hours of driving

Posted: August 2nd, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Stories | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Dana Vachon, left, with friend Jess Victor

Dana Vachon, a software company support administrator, talked about receiving pressure from her art school professors at the College of New Jersey, and how it drove her to drive 16 hours to and from a family New Hampshire cabin with some hiccups along the way.

Unfortunately, there were some, uh, technical difficulties with her recording, so it can’t be posted.

Audio from the other six will be posted, once a day, continuing tomorrow.