BITE: "The Poor Unfortunate Man" by Judith Black
Judith Black tells us the tale of a man who always seems to have a reason to complain. Maybe it's a good reminder to be grateful every once in a while for the small things.
29 Jul 2022
S2 E24: Geraldine Buckley + Mark Twain 'Connecticut Yankee' OTR
In today's episode we'll hear all sorts of tales about people trying to find their place in the world. Whether they end up in prison for a reason they didn't expect, move to a new home, or travel through time, each person has to adapt to the changes made in their lives.(4:53) Geraldine Buckley shares about a time she acted as a prison chaplain, and how she was able to find acceptance and love in a place we might think of as harsh. Recorded live in The Apple Seed Studio.(28:11) Sam talks about getting used to new places, new people, and new things, and a mantra that has helped him do so in many interesting situations. It's today's entry in The Radio Family Journal.(34:27) We bring you a piece of Old Time Radio, originally aired in 1947 and adapted from Mark Twain's novel "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court," about a man who finds himself suddenly transported back in time to the days of King Arthur.
28 Jul 2022
BITE: "Drakestail" by Priscilla Howe
Great stories can change your world. Join The Apple Seed for tall tales, fairy tales, folk tales, personal tales, historical tales, and more! Hosted by storyteller Sam Payne. A production of BYUradio.
27 Jul 2022
BITE: "The Uglified Ducky" by Maynard Moose
Did you ever feel like you were born in the wrong family? The beloved puppet Maynard Moose (with a little help from storyteller and author Willy Claflin) puts a moose-ified spin on the Ugly Duckling fairy tale.
26 Jul 2022
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BITE: "The Peddler of Swaffham" by Heather Forest
A wonderfully musical tale from storyteller Heather Forest about lowly peddler who has a (literal) dream that he decides to follow despite the ridicule from onlookers.
25 Jul 2022
BITE: "Kang Ding Love Story" by Motoko
This traditional Chinese folk song sung by Motoko tells the story of a young couple in love who defy all odds to be together. And through it all, they learn that family should always be together, no matter what.
22 Jul 2022
S2 E23: Original Audio Drama "The Glass Cutter" + John Henry story from Charlotte Blake Alston
Today's episode brings us tales of people seeing their own potential and going for it. Their stories remind us that we each have our own purposes in life and that we can achieve great things if we buckle up and believe in ourselves.(4:21) Charlotte Blake Alston puts a rhythmic spin on the classic folktale of John Henry, where a legendary race between man and machine takes place. Recorded live in The Apple Seed Studio.(20:14) Sam talks about how Queen Esther became the person she, perhaps, was meant to be, and how the story came alive for him the last time he read it. It's today's entry in The Radio Family Journal.(33:08) An original audio drama about a family that travels the world together on dangerous missions. Why? To rescue stolen art pieces, of course. Each member has a particular set of skills that benefits the team, but one member thinks her skills might be better used elsewhere.
21 Jul 2022
BITE: "The Grecian Urn" by Robin Schulte
Join us on this Apple Seed BITE as we listen to a Robin Schulte story about small, every day moments that become sweeter over time. Each of us has moments in our life that live on forever as we remember them and record them, much like the images on a Grecian Urn.
20 Jul 2022
BITE: "My Dad is the Man" by Antonio Sacre
Join us for this Apple Seed BITE, featuring a short story by Antonio Sacre about his dad, who really was his hero as a child.
19 Jul 2022
BITE: "A Story About The Story" by Fran Yardley
Great stories have to begin somewhere, and sometimes the story behind the story is just as interesting as the actual story. Fran Yardley has just such a tale.
18 Jul 2022