Stories by Author: Eric Hazen

Lose an Hour of Sleep, Gain (almost) an Hour of 2nd Story–Daylight Savings: Stories of Leaping Forward

Ozzie and I started planning this week’s podcast about two months ago at Pillars Social Cafe in Rogers Park. We were looking for an excuse to do another special episode. Ozzie pulled up a calendar of North American holidays and …

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Staying Alive: Stories of Survival

For the first time ever, 2nd Story presents a long form podcast, featuring an entire evening of stories as well as a behind-the-scenes look at how we do what we do. These four stories surround the theme of “Staying Alive: …

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2nd Story Shorts: Our Season in Review

20 shows, 78 stories and storytellers, and one fabulous season….recapped in 180 seconds of audio.

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Experimental Sandwiches

When Eric’s family moves to a wealthy neighborhood, he finds himself stuck between his middle-class family and his brand new middle school–where name-brand clothes and exotic vacations mean everything.

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Eric Hazen On Being A First-Time Teller

Tonight and tomorrow, I’ll be getting in that chair and telling a story for the first time. I first got involved with 2nd Story as a story development intern last fall. A big part of my internship involved learning about …

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