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The Odyssey Storytelling Podcast

May 21, 2018

In September 2016, Odyssey's dual-themed "Forgiveness/Grudges" show featured a heartfelt story from Maggie Golston about learning to forgive her father, and longing for his forgiveness, in turn. From Maggie's Odyssey bio:

Maggie Golston is a Writing and Humanities faculty member at Pima Community College. She earned an...


May 11, 2018

Dirty laundry is one thing, but what happens when there's just...no laundry at all? In November 2016, Gretchen Wirges explained the importance of wearing underwear to the Odyssey audience (particularly when nearly killing yourself) in a story that included scenic island vacations, gruesome bicycle accidents, and the...


May 4, 2018

For those who have ever wondered what a man might do when forced to choose between watching the playoffs and having sex, Jeff Whitehead answered your question on the Odyssey stage in April 2017 with a story about the time he tried to have his cake and...well, you get the idea. Might have gotten away with it, too, if not...


Apr 27, 2018

“Mythology is the movement of stories and images across time and space, carrying our souls with it.” - Phil Cousineau

Have you ever felt as if you’ve pissed off a god? Ever gone on a quest or ventured into another dimension? Are you, or do you know a trickster, a hero or a creator? Have you ever felt...


Apr 20, 2018

In February 2016, professional bridge-builder Claudia Perchinelli took the Odyssey stage for a story that weaves together both physical and metaphorical bridges, and ends with a beautifully triumphant crossing. From her Odyssey bio:

Claudia Perchinelli is originally form Brooklyn, NY and came to Tucson to attend UofA...