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The Odyssey Storytelling Podcast

Dec 7, 2018

Defiant altruism, heartbreaking illness, fateful trips to Taco Bell -- Sean Coleman's story from the April 2016 "Contradictions" show has it all. From his Odyssey bio:

Sean Coleman was born with IHSS, a congenital heart disease that claimed the life of his brother. He spent most of his life in a sort of bubble, and...


Nov 30, 2018

Dealbreaker: noun. a factor or issue that, if unresolved, would cause one party to withdraw from a deal. What’s that one thing that you cannot/will not overlook or tolerate? What grosses you out in other people’s eating/drinking/dancing/traveling/clothing habits? What used to be a dealbreaker and now is a...


Nov 16, 2018

Odyssey kicked off 2017 with the "Labor" show, and while many interpretations of the theme were represented, Joe Silins' was perhaps the purest, a funny, dryly inspirational story about how he came to work entirely for himself. From Joe's Odyssey bio:

Equal parts starry-eyed idealist and crusty construction worker, Joe...


Nov 9, 2018

Last week, you heard Odyssey's most recent show, Big Brother, curated by Molly McCloy. This week, you'll hear a story from Nemesis, the oldest Odyssey show so far to be featured on this podcast, which was also curated by Molly McCloy. And the story, as it happens, is told by...Molly McCloy! It's about one of the...


Nov 5, 2018

Doublethink and alternative facts. Ubiquitous cameras, secret recordings, and data breaches. Make one wrong move, and the whole world might be watching. Come join us for stories of surveillance, voyeurism, and brotherly guidance.

This week's storytellers include:

  • Abby Louise Jensen
  • Gina Rooney
  • Leigh D.C. Spencer
  • Sharon...