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The Stoop Storytelling Series

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Rank #70 in Performing Arts category

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Society & Culture
Performing Arts
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The Stoop showcases the extraordinary true stories of “ordinary" people, told in front of live audiences as large as 1,400. Stoop stories are weird, wonderful, hilarious, and heartbreaking — and, above all, intimate. Founders Laura Wexler and Jessica Henkin host the podcast.

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The Stoop showcases the extraordinary true stories of “ordinary" people, told in front of live audiences as large as 1,400. Stoop stories are weird, wonderful, hilarious, and heartbreaking — and, above all, intimate. Founders Laura Wexler and Jessica Henkin host the podcast.

iTunes Ratings

145 Ratings
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Pretty Good

By festermatt - Nov 04 2018
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I enjoy them and the Baltimore flavor is familiar to someone who lives pretty close to that town.

Great stories

By Tomgebe - Apr 10 2018
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Love the stories! Very moth like

iTunes Ratings

145 Ratings
Average Ratings
113
16
9
5
2

Pretty Good

By festermatt - Nov 04 2018
Read more
I enjoy them and the Baltimore flavor is familiar to someone who lives pretty close to that town.

Great stories

By Tomgebe - Apr 10 2018
Read more
Love the stories! Very moth like

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The Stoop Storytelling Series

Updated about 12 hours ago

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The Stoop showcases the extraordinary true stories of “ordinary" people, told in front of live audiences as large as 1,400. Stoop stories are weird, wonderful, hilarious, and heartbreaking — and, above all, intimate. Founders Laura Wexler and Jessica Henkin host the podcast.

Make Believe

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This week on the podcast two stories about the pleasures and perils of fantasies.

Nov 04 2019

20mins

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I’m Trying to Tell You Who I Am

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This week on the podcast, two tales about young people trying to reveal big truths to their families.

Oct 28 2019

10mins

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Secrets in the Suburbs

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It may seem like nothing interesting happens on those safe streets, but these two storytellers know better.

Apr 16 2018

18mins

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Not What I Expected Part I

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This week on the podcast, the first installment of a three-part series featuring stories about how life serves up continual surprises — from clowns to circumcisions.

Song: "Jesus, etc." by Wilco

Jan 07 2019

29mins

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Dudes Gettin' Hitched

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Three men share three wild wedding tales.

Apr 23 2018

29mins

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Embarrassments Abroad

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This week on the podcast, three storytellers thank God the folks back home can’t see them!

Oct 21 2019

23mins

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Naked!

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This week, three stories celebrating nudity in all its freedom and glory.

Paige Bourne - Hiked the El Camino/Santiago

Thom Hawkins - A man in a figure drawing class finds his calling as a comic nude model.

Sophia Garber - Story about doing a naked while in a bike race

Music: Naked Kids by Grouplove 

Aug 06 2018

15mins

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The Long Haul

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This week on the podcast, two stories about long marriages featuring the better and worse, the sickness and the health — and, above all, the surprises.

Music: "It Was a Very Good Year" by Frank Sinatra

Aug 05 2019

26mins

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Infested

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This week on the podcast two stories about women who find themselves invaded by unwanted visitors.

Music: "Rat’s Eyes" by Black Flag

Apr 22 2019

28mins

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Game Show!

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In this week’s episode, three stories from imaginary, would-be and actual TV game show contestants.

Jan 29 2018

39mins

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Why It Takes So Long

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This week on the podcast, two women share stories that took them years to understand….and be able to share.

Sarah Sullivan

Lil Hughes Knipp

Music: "Suggestion" by Fugazi

Nov 26 2018

29mins

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Pet-Friendly

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This week on the podcast, two tales about men who fall unexpectedly for the animals in their lives.

Music: "Animal" by Def Leppard

Apr 01 2019

28mins

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Not What I Expected Part II

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This week on the podcast, we continue with our series about life’s surprises with three stories about unforgettable accidental run-ins!

Music: "Surprise, Surprise" by The Rolling Stones

Jan 14 2019

15mins

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I Get by with a Little Help from My Friends

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Two stories of friendship and adventure.

Apr 30 2018

23mins

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Making Good From Bad

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This week on the podcast, two stories about people who experience an act of violence...and rather than seeking revenge — or even justice — they find the humanity in their attackers.

Music: "Unity" by Operation Ivy

Mar 25 2019

25mins

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I Went to College for This?

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This week, two stories about young people in jobs they never wanted or trained for. Yup, they learn A LOT.

David Alima - story about a man who works for a kung fu movie store after college

Tracey Hall - story about a woman who works as a phone-sex operator after college

Outro Song: “School Spirit” by Kayne West

Jul 30 2018

18mins

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Odd(ball) Jobs

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This week on the podcast, two stories from lovely quirky people who do weird things for a living.

Oct 14 2019

18mins

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Contractions

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For Mother’s Day, two dads talk about what to expect when you’re not expecting the baby RIGHT NOW!

May 07 2018

19mins

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Love is Strange

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This week on the podcast, we celebrate Valentine’s Day with two un-Hallmark stories.

Song: "Love is a Stranger" by The Eurythmics

Feb 11 2019

18mins

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Endings and Beginnings

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This week, two stories about big things happening as the year creeps to an end. Music: "Auld Lang Syne" by Chris Isaak

Dec 31 2018

13mins

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Holiday Fears

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This week on the podcast, three stories about harrowing holiday experiences.

Dec 09 2019

25mins

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Holiday Lies

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This week on the podcast, two stories about the lies we tell to keep the Christmas spirit alive.

Dec 02 2019

26mins

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Holiday EXTRA

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This week on the podcast, three stories about people who go just a bit overboard on the whole Christmas thing.

Nov 25 2019

40mins

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Trials of Parenthood

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This week on the podcast, two stories of the lengths parents go to to care for their children.

Nov 18 2019

20mins

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Good Dog Bad Dog

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This week on the podcast two stories about dogs bringing the love.

Nov 11 2019

22mins

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Make Believe

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This week on the podcast two stories about the pleasures and perils of fantasies.

Nov 04 2019

20mins

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I’m Trying to Tell You Who I Am

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This week on the podcast, two tales about young people trying to reveal big truths to their families.

Oct 28 2019

10mins

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Embarrassments Abroad

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This week on the podcast, three storytellers thank God the folks back home can’t see them!

Oct 21 2019

23mins

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Odd(ball) Jobs

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This week on the podcast, two stories from lovely quirky people who do weird things for a living.

Oct 14 2019

18mins

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Secrets and Lies

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This week on the podcast, two stories about the power of lies — and how it can sometimes be as hard to stop lying ourselves as it is to stop others from lying.

Oct 07 2019

23mins

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WTF?

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This week on the podcast, two stories in which something confusing and cuckoo never gets clarified.

Sep 30 2019

30mins

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Out Past the Breakers

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This week on the podcast, two stories about venturing way beyond your comfort zone.

Sep 23 2019

18mins

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Big Little Lies

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This week on the podcast, two stories about the pleasure and pain of being conned.

Sep 16 2019

26mins

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Passion Play

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This week on the podcast, two stories about the thrills — and threats — of turning something you love into a way to get paid.

Sep 09 2019

21mins

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Principal's in the House

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This week on the podcast, an encore presentation in honor of the annual back to school migration: a story about a woman staking everything to keep kids from being mis-educated.

Sep 02 2019

16mins

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When Up is Down

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This week on the podcast, two stories about difficult experiences that put the storyteller on a radically different path than expected. 

Music: "Accident Prone" by Jawbreaker

Aug 26 2019

25mins

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I've Got News!

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This week on the podcast two stories about the surprises involved in becoming the person you really are.

Music: "I'm Coming Out," by Diana Ross

Aug 19 2019

18mins

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Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

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This week on the podcast two tales of artists following their passions against the odds.

Song: "R Retreats" by Candy Machine

Aug 12 2019

22mins

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The Long Haul

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This week on the podcast, two stories about long marriages featuring the better and worse, the sickness and the health — and, above all, the surprises.

Music: "It Was a Very Good Year" by Frank Sinatra

Aug 05 2019

26mins

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Far-Sighted

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This week on the podcast, two stories of people who don’t let limited vision stop them from being total badasses.   

Music: "The Fencing Lesson" by James Horner

Jul 29 2019

25mins

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