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locks@brown

May 12, 2016
Produced by: Lovinia Reynolds, Kristin Ramcharan, Christopher Pineda, and Alyson Smith, with production help from Liza Yeager

Highlighting the voices of folks who love and appreciate their dreads!

Featuring: Keren Alfred, Shamara Alhassan, Maya Finoh, Rodell Jefferson, Kemi Odusanya, and Ryan Van­Low

MUSIC: The Conquering Lion (Unplugged) by Lauryn Hill


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looking for trans

May 12, 2016
Produced by: Jake Kuhn with help from Lauren Black
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Three transgender people reflect on transphobia in Grindr, “that gay sex app.”

MUSIC: “Old Skin” and “Wonderblues” by Poddington Bear

Looking for Trans


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A Messy Answer to an Impossible Question

May 12, 2016
Produced by: Andrew Ganem, with help from Ari Snider
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A student talks to his friends about astrology to understand the divide between his spiritual theater education and a history of skepticism.

Special thanks to Evan Silver, Peter Bowden, Emma Miller, Brad Weekes, and Sam Rubinek

MUSIC: Toppler and Pickers by Blue Dot Sessions

A Messy Answer to an Impossible Question


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Call Your Mother

May 8, 2016
Produced by: Mitchell Johnson

Some voicemails from Mom.

Call Your Mother


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The Hole

May 5, 2016
Produced by: Emma Funk
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Two parents discuss their solution to teen dating.

MUSIC: Water in the Creek by Josh Woodward


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Lizards

May 5, 2016
Told by: Isabelle Doyle
Recorded Live and Mixed by: Liza Yeager and Sophie McKibben

The most lizards Isabelle has ever had is eight.

The Brown University Storytellers are Brown’s first and only performance storytelling group dedicated to 100% true stories told live, from the heart. The Storytellers audition, workshop, direct, and perform stories like this one live at biannual Storyslams. They also host weekly meetings open to all. Email anna_martin@brown.edu to be added to the Storytellers listserv.


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Abdi the American

April 28, 2016
Produced by: Edward Li, with help from Sophie McKibben
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A refugee travels 8000 miles to escape terror, only to realize that living in a new country means a new set of challenges.

Abdi the American


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Driving Sober

April 28, 2016
Produced by: Liza Yeager and Mark Benz

Two college students in a relationship made messy by anxiety and alcoholism are on the verge of ending things. Instead, they start driving across the country together.

Driving Sober


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God Bless the Broken Road

April 28, 2016
Told by: Sean Manning
Recorded Live and Mixed by: Liza Yeager and Sophie McKibben

Sean Manning braves a heterowasteland, comes out accidentally, and (eventually) finds some inner peace.

The Brown University Storytellers are Brown’s first and only performance storytelling group dedicated to 100% true stories told live, from the heart. The Storytellers audition, workshop, direct, and perform stories like this one live at biannual Storyslams. They also host weekly meetings open to all. Email anna_martin@brown.edu to be added to the Storytellers listserv.

God Bless the Broken Road