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The Odyssey Storytelling Podcast

Oct 11, 2019

Here at the Odyssey Storytelling Podcast, we love all our stories equally. For the most part. At the risk of breaking that objectivity, though...this is a really, really good one, y'all. Possibly one of our favorites. In April 2016, Kadon Izaac Sellers opened up the Contradictions show with a story that's both heartfelt...


Oct 4, 2019

In times like these, it's important to remember stories about people who have fought and won against injustice (spoiler alert: they're usually women). In this story, originally told at the "Labor" show in January 2017, Lorena Parra Howard recalls her struggle to form a labor union to protect herself and her co-workers...


Sep 27, 2019

We like to think we control our fate, but, as the old saying goes, “The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” Come hear stories of debacles, fiascos, and cataclysmic misfortune. Find out how our storytellers held it together–or didn’t–when their worlds fell apart.

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Sep 20, 2019

Once again, we're nearly finished with another show from Odyssey's past -- this time the "Body" show from December 2015. We have two more stories from that month to share with you, and one of them was told by Deborah Mayaan, who took the opportunity to educate us on the pros and cons of "being serious," especially...


Sep 13, 2019

The March 2016 "Strange" show was an evening full of laughter, but David Gramling's story about the final years of his father's life added some poignancy to the proceedings. Which isn't to say David's story doesn't include humor -- his reflections on the ways his father found to deal with dementia --  a personal...