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The Compulsive Storyteller with Gregg LeFevre

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Rank #103 in Personal Journals category

Society & Culture
Personal Journals
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A podcast of short personal stories by visual artist and lifelong storyteller Gregg LeFevre. Gregg's life has always been about telling stories including his public art works all over America that tell the forgotten stories of small towns and big cities. The stories he tells on the podcast are more personal. In each episode he brings you an offbeat story or two from his life, in under 20 minutes. Season two features stories about him starting a landslide in Big Sur, finding himself on the receiving end of police brutality, and his experiences with the lighter side of Buddhist meditation.

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A podcast of short personal stories by visual artist and lifelong storyteller Gregg LeFevre. Gregg's life has always been about telling stories including his public art works all over America that tell the forgotten stories of small towns and big cities. The stories he tells on the podcast are more personal. In each episode he brings you an offbeat story or two from his life, in under 20 minutes. Season two features stories about him starting a landslide in Big Sur, finding himself on the receiving end of police brutality, and his experiences with the lighter side of Buddhist meditation.

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Honest and fresh

By bageeky - May 29 2020
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Gregg has a real honest approach to story telling that is so fresh and new. Listening to these stories paints a picture of life that is relatable but unique and humble. Can’t wait for the next series of stories

Tightly packaged and very personal

By Margaux M - May 27 2020
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Loving this new podcast. These are eclectic and intriguing stories

iTunes Ratings

6 Ratings
Average Ratings
6
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0

Honest and fresh

By bageeky - May 29 2020
Read more
Gregg has a real honest approach to story telling that is so fresh and new. Listening to these stories paints a picture of life that is relatable but unique and humble. Can’t wait for the next series of stories

Tightly packaged and very personal

By Margaux M - May 27 2020
Read more
Loving this new podcast. These are eclectic and intriguing stories

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The Compulsive Storyteller with Gregg LeFevre

Latest release on Jan 20, 2021

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Rank #1: Magna Cum Laude

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This week's episode, entitled "Magna Cum Laude" takes us back to the University, where I'm engaged in an epic battle with a mean spirited administrator who attempts to both sabotage my future marriage and deny my graduating with honors. It's touch and go as to who prevails.

The Compulsive Storyteller Podcast is a series of short personal stories in 20 minutes or less written and narrated by Gregg LeFevre. New episodes will be released every other Wednesday across all podcast platforms. Follow at the @TheCompulsiveStoryteller and thecompulsivestoryteller.com

Jan 20 2021

14mins

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Rank #2: Cops and Hookers

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This week's episode, entitled "Cops and Hookers" takes us to Dallas Texas, where my crew and I are installing a series of large bronze history reliefs in the plaza in front of the new Police Headquarters. Meanwhile back at our motel, there are some shady deals afoot that involve the  Dallas police as well. Additional music on this episode by the Meat Rack. The Compulsive Storyteller Podcast is a series of short personal stories in 20 minutes or less written and narrated by Gregg LeFevre. New episodes will be released on Wednesday across all podcast platforms. Follow at the @TheCompulsiveStoryteller and thecompulsivestoryteller.com

Jan 06 2021

14mins

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Rank #3: Whipped Cream

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This week's episode has my Dad and I sitting down to dinner to discuss my stolen inheritance and to meet his new wife Winnie. After an indecent incident with some whipped cream I storm out. What follows is a comedy of errors that results in me rethinking my relationship with my father.

The Compulsive Storyteller Podcast is a series of short personal stories in 20 minutes or less written, narrated by me and produced by Peter Coccoma and myself. Follow at the @TheCompulsiveStoryteller and visit our website at thecompulsivestoryteller.com.

Dec 23 2020

11mins

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Rank #4: Me Too Mom

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This week we will rerun an episode that first aired in July. With the great success of women in the election and the inauguration of our first female vice president, I thought it would be a good time to repeat the story of all the misogyny that my mother and her comrades in the WASPS had to endure when they became the first female pilots in the US Air Force.

The Compulsive Storyteller Podcast is a series of short personal stories in 20 minutes or less that prove the old adage that truth can be stranger than fiction. New episodes will be released every other Wednesday across all podcast platforms. Follow at the @TheCompulsiveStoryteller and thecompulsivestoryteller.com

Dec 09 2020

20mins

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Rank #5: Comedy & Tragedy in Foley Square

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This week's episode is about the comic and tragic events surrounding the installation of my public artwork in NYC's Foley Square. The story recounts the colorful and tragic history of the square, along with my story about troubles with a crooked big city contractor, the federal anti-terror police, and the politics of New York. Check out pics of the artwork at andrewslefevre.com.

The Compulsive Storyteller Podcast is a series of short personal stories in 20 minutes or less written, narrated by Gregg LeFevre. Follow at the @TheCompulsiveStoryteller and thecompulsivestoryteller.com.

Nov 25 2020

22mins

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Rank #6: Shorties: Bad Cop/Good Cop

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This week we continue with 3 more shorties: short little stories on the same theme. The episode's theme is Bad Cop/Good Cop. First in "Cops at the Diner" we see how a couple of New York State Troopers rough up a young man because of his long hair. Then in "Get Off the Car" we see what happens when a rookie New York City cop clubs the wrong innocent bystander, a NYC teacher no less. Finally in "Boston Cops" we witness the police response to a racist attack on a group of African American men and their white friend.

Nov 04 2020

23mins

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Rank #7: Shorties: Two Buddhist Stories

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This week's episode,  gives us a pair of stories about the lighter side of meditative practice. "Who Is This Yogi Berra" takes place at a meditation retreat in New York City where a renowned British Buddhist learns some funny lessons about American baseball. Then in "Abe the Snorer" we join a mediation sitting at the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center where the utterances of an ancient Jewish Buddhist have both comic and tragic consequences.

Oct 21 2020

13mins

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Rank #8: Shorties: Twice Blessed

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This week we introduce "shorties", short little stories on the same theme. This episode's theme is about awe in nature. First up, a risky hike to see a big bull California sea lion up close results in the discovery of hidden sea cave and an afternoon of peace. Next Gregg tells the experience of being part of a giant school of silver fish while snorkeling in the Carribean.

The Compulsive Storyteller Podcast is a series of short personal stories in 20 minutes or less written and narrated by Gregg LeFevre. New episodes will be released on Wednesday across all podcast platforms. Follow at the @TheCompulsiveStoryteller and thecompulsivestoryteller.com

Oct 07 2020

19mins

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Rank #9: Season 1 Finale: Be A Man

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In this week's episode Gregg shares the story of his fateful school violin recital that forever tainted his relationship with his father. Embarrassed by his performance, Gregg's Dad sent him off to begin a new education on what it means to be a man.

The Compulsive Storyteller Podcast is a series of short personal stories in 20 minutes or less written and narrated by Gregg LeFevre. Stay tuned fo news about Season 2 in the Fall. Follow at the @TheCompulsiveStoryteller and thecompulsivestoryteller.com

Jul 15 2020

22mins

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Rank #10: Mario and the Atomic Hard Hats

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On this week's episode, Gregg takes us to the shipyard and inside a nuclear submarine where he gets a job as a trash-man assisting an old former welder named Mario who fills their time on the navy sub with a series of enlightening adventures and reveals some truths about the defense industry. The Compulsive Storyteller Podcast is a series of short personal stories in 20 minutes or less written and narrated by Gregg LeFevre. New episodes will be released on Wednesday across all podcast platforms. Follow at the @TheCompulsiveStoryteller and thecompulsivestoryteller.com

Jul 08 2020

25mins

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