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The Odyssey Storytelling Podcast

Jan 6, 2018

Of course, if any episode of this podcast had to come out a day late due to technical difficulties, it had to be a story from the Awkward show! Mel Blumenthal, in her own words, should never be allowed to speak due to her familiarity with the taste of her own foot, and in April 2017, she took the Odyssey stage to...


Dec 29, 2017

Tripping. Slipping. Falling. Crashing. Feeling the fool. Throwing caution to the wind and hitting the road. Is your mind open to new realities or do you shut down? Accidents happen. Wipe out with us. We promise not to point and laugh.

This week's storytellers include:

  • Kuvaal Patel
  • Richard Dooley
  • Jillian LaCroix
  • Kim...


Dec 22, 2017

Celebrate the new year by returning to Odyssey's first storytelling event of 2017, the Labor show, which featured Cam Juarez on building community and telling the stories of the unheard. From his Odyssey biography:

Cam Juárez was born to migrant farm worker parents in Yuma, Arizona. His mother Adela helped to put 7 of...


Dec 15, 2017

Early in 2017, University of Arizona student Aly Cruz took the Odyssey stage during the "Left" show and told a story that was perhaps a more literal interpretation of that theme than most expected. From her Odyssey biography:

Aly Cruz is originally from Phoenix, Arizona. She was raised on punk music and campfire...


Dec 1, 2017

Was it the right combination or was it really, really wrong? Why do our hearts skip a beat and our minds get rearranged sometimes? Experiments, explosive reactions, elemental bonds. Solids, liquids and gases. This is the stuff we are made of -- and the clues to so many mysteries.

This week's storytellers include:

  • Ana...