Stories by Author: 2nd Story Staff

McKenzie Chinn – Micro/Macro

Our storyteller experiences oppression on scales both large and small.

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Deborah Hines – After Lunch in South Chicago

A tale of corruption from the highest level.

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Happy 17th Birthday 2nd Story!

Enjoy this special hour long podcast in celebration of 2nd Story’s 17th year of stories! Featured tellers in this episode are: Brendan Kelly, Hadar Lazar, LaTanya Lane, and Sarah Zematis. Recorded live at Pub 626, in March, 2016. Post-listening resource: You can help support Sarah …

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The 2015 2nd Story Holiday Spectacular!

Soak up all the story goodness with our hour long Holiday Spectacular Podcast! Featuring stories by Erica Cruz Hernandez, Julie Ganey, and Ric Walker. PLUS, enjoy some special bonus content in between the stories!

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StoryWeek 2014: The Fight

The annual 2nd Story and StoryWeek collaboration has resulted in brave and powerful stories of identity and strength. In advance of the annual StoryWeek Performance, we feature Ames Hawkins and Devon Polderman, sharing stories of the struggle and the fight …

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Change It Up: Stories for the New Year

As 2014 rapidly approaches, we present three stories of persons making a big change! A single mother explores the meanings of different kinds of love, a lonely man finds bravery in Spain, and a teenager opts into a modern New …

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Boo! The 2nd Story Spook-Cast

In preparation for our very special Halloween Masquerade Party at Untitled on October 27, the 2nd Story Podcast brings you two stories to help you believe in magic. This is the 2nd Story Spook-Cast. Liz Gottman is 2nd Story’s General …

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The End of The World: Stories of Revelation

Revelations come in all shapes and sizes, from the slightly perplexing to the massively world-changing. This week, the 2nd Story Podcast explores four stories of those transformative and defining revelatory moments. From a woman trying to keep her New Years …

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2nd Story PRIDEcast!

Pride can mean a lot of things to a lot of people. This June, 2nd Story explores what it means to be proud, to own who you are and who you want to be. This 2nd Story Pridecast brings together …

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The Honeymoon Is Over

Robyn and Jim have been married for three days, but it feels like three hundred years already. How will they push through the post-proposal blues?   Robyn Okrant is an actress and author who teaches both writing and yoga. She …

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