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Shannon Cason's Homemade Stories

Short stories and commentary by writer/storyteller, Shannon Cason. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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HS #77 The Man

My dad is Billy Cason, a true Detroit original. I took a microphone to my dad's room in the back of the house and let him talk into it about his life in the Army and his life in Detroit. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

26mins

9 Oct 2015

Rank #1

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HS #3 The Beginnings Of Lil Knuc Knuc

Short stories shared by writer/storyteller Shannon Cason. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

7mins

1 Feb 2010

Rank #2

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HS #78 My Chicago Blues

I've lived or worked on most sides of the city of Chicago -- Downtown, Southside, Westside, Northside. And on every side of town you can hear the blues. This is the first story I told at a Moth StorySLAM. The theme was "Neighborhoods." Also, it's one of my first Homemade Stories episodes, re-recorded and remixed. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

17mins

23 Oct 2015

Rank #3

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HS #60 Older Women

Nothing wrong with loving an older woman. I've done it most of my life. In this episode, chasing an older women is costly, but the experience was well worth it. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

25mins

21 Jan 2015

Rank #4

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HS #86 Cheating

Why use a prettier name for it? Call it what it is. Most of us who have been in relationships have to face this demon at some stage in life. Is it a growing pain or fatal? See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

25mins

2 Aug 2016

Rank #5

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HS #73 Razor Bumps

After puberty acne, a second puberty was lurking around the corner when hair growth caused razor bumps. On my journey to clearer skin I tried everything until I settled on a solution that was right under my nose. This episode includes important information to avoid razor bumps ... and to not look like a monster from creature features. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

21mins

14 Aug 2015

Rank #6

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HS #68 Live & Learn

An old journal entry details the first time I was fired from my summer job. It's an experience that taught me a life lesson in temperance. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

16mins

15 May 2015

Rank #7

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HS #70 Michael Jordan AJ1

A story set in the 80's about the Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan... a player that a lot of kids worldwide loved... and his kicks. The best player ever... and the best shoe ever... but the best grandma ever tops it all for a Detroiter like me. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

19mins

5 Jul 2015

Rank #8

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HS #96 Downstairs Neighbors

A live story about my most memorable neighbors to date. This live story was also featured in the Moth Book, All These Wonders. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

20mins

12 Oct 2017

Rank #9

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HS #5 My Father's Camera

Short stories shared by writer/storyteller Shannon Cason. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

10mins

1 Apr 2010

Rank #10

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HS #98 A Perfect Day

A change in routine turns out to be a perfect Daddy Daughter Day in Downtown Detroit. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

16mins

6 Mar 2018

Rank #11

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HS #109 Four Twenty

I'm slow. I take my time. A late bloomer. I try things when I'm good and damn ready, and I'm glad I finally got around to trying this one thing out. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

16mins

16 Jul 2019

Rank #12

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HS #67 Nostalgia

An essay from my younger self in 10th Grade History Class is a challenge to be a bigger mentor and role model. It's important to listen to your younger self. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

15mins

1 May 2015

Rank #13

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HS #90 Origin Story

Why do we do what we do? We have to go back to the beginning to figure that out. I reflect about the start of Homemade Stories at end of 2016. Happy New Year! Make sure to live an even better story in 2017! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

18mins

30 Dec 2016

Rank #14

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HS #6 He Said, She Said

Short stories shared by writer/storyteller Shannon Cason. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

14mins

1 May 2010

Rank #15

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HS #15 Help for Women

Short Stories shared by writer/storyteller Shannon Cason. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

20mins

1 Mar 2011

Rank #16

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HS #71 Wear More Suits

A lost episode is found. Audio from the live show, The Paper Machete, at Chicago's legendary Green Mill. An essay about men's responsibility to upgrade their style for the fashion landscape of Chicago. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

16mins

18 Jul 2015

Rank #17

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HS #27 Bronzeville

Short Stories shared by writer/storyteller Shannon Cason. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

17mins

1 Apr 2012

Rank #18

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HS #66 Dignitary from Detroit

I was invited to tell stories in Lewiston, Maine, an old mill town right outside of Portland for a storytelling show named The Corner. I'm treated well, I learn a lot, but I can't decide what story to tell... See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

30mins

18 Apr 2015

Rank #19

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HS #7 Peanuts

Short stories shared by writer/storyteller Shannon Cason. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

28mins

1 Jun 2010

Rank #20