Story Story Night

Story Story Night is a storytelling phenomenon based in Boise, Idaho, with live events showcasing true stories on a theme, told live on stage and without notes. 

As a proud longtime partner of the program, Boise State Public Radio recorded and currently hosts a two-year span of Story Story Night podcasts below, dating from the start of the program to April 2012. 

Find current and future Story Story Night podcasts at, or subscribe now to the podcast feed.


Stories Of Et Tu, Brute?
3:34 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

Featuring Aaron Patterson And Story Slammer Wyatt Brown

Aaron Patterson finds frenemies in low places. Story slammer Wyatt Brown gets taken for a ride.

Stories of Et Tu, Brute?
12:59 pm
Mon April 9, 2012

Featuring Taylor Murphy And Story Slammer Jessie Steiger

Featured storyteller Taylor Murphy falls for a twisted turn of fate. Story slammer Jessie Steiger punches a few holes in a poster-perfect childhood.

Stories of Et Tu, Brute?
3:11 pm
Mon April 2, 2012

Featuring Whitney Rearick And Story Slammer Josh MacDonald


Featured storyteller Whitney Rearick is double-crossed by the system within. Josh MacDonald beguiles the gullible in the brood.


Stories of Et Tu, Brute?
9:34 am
Mon March 26, 2012

Featuring Storyteller Danny Steward

Past featured storyteller Danny Stewart throws out a surprise treacherous twist.

Stories of breaking up
12:23 pm
Mon March 19, 2012

Featuring Bert Moeller And Story Slammer Dakotah Brown

Featured storyteller Bert Moeller takes the lid off of one love’s jar. Story slammer Dakotah Brown holds up his own in the face of an insistent ex.

Stories of breaking up
10:16 am
Mon March 12, 2012

Featuring Jennifer Sanders And Story Slammer Shannon Lewis

Featured storyteller Jennifer Sanders Peterson finds home again after full-blown heartburn. Story slammer Shannon Lewis hits a sudden break-up far down the road of a fairy tale.

Stories of breaking up
9:24 am
Mon March 5, 2012

Featuring Phil Bode And Story Slammer Donna Vasquez

Featured storyteller Phil Bode gains and loses it all in the flickers of a movie theater. Story slam winner Donna Vasquez experiences love at first (or is that second?) hindsight.

Stories of breaking up
9:29 am
Mon February 27, 2012

Guest storyteller Kim Philley

Guest storyteller Kim Philley finds the hardest lesson to learn in a Cambodian break-up.

Stories of redemption
9:34 am
Mon February 20, 2012

Featuring Greg Duffy And Story Slammer Emma Arnold

Featured storyteller Greg Duffy recovers the language of connection after a fall. Story slammer Emma Arnold receives a dose of maternal payback.

Stories of redemption
9:39 am
Mon February 13, 2012

Featuring Al Popwell And Story Slammer Mike Stefancic

Featured storyteller Al Popwell faces payback when schoolyard intrigues come back to bite in the boardroom. Story slammer Mike Stefancic sees redemption in sibling rivalry.

Stories of redemption
9:43 am
Mon February 6, 2012

Featuring Erin Anchustegui And Story Slammer Jennifer Ellsworth

Featured storyteller Erin Anchustegui witnesses a breakdown then a breakthrough after a harrowing breaking free. Story slam winner Jennifer Ellsworth redeems a scape goat.

Stories of happiness
9:47 am
Mon January 30, 2012

Featuring Story Slammers Hartley Miller And Bruce Davidson

Story slammer Hartley Miller stages a happy ending when actors break a leg. Story slammer Bruce Davidson pursues the explicit exploits of Nevada.

Stories of happiness
9:53 am
Mon January 16, 2012

Featuring Tricia Nilsson And Story Slammer Lizzy Duffy

Featured storyteller Tricia Nilsson sheds more than she bargained for in search of the very shape of happiness. Story slammer Lizzy Duffy starves for the delight of maternal affection.

Stories of happiness
9:57 am
Mon January 9, 2012

Featuring Glen Groben And Story Slammer Etienne deVilliers

Featured storyteller Glen Groben hunts down then is hunted by happiness as a Peace Corps volunteer in Africa. Story slammer Etienne deVilliers finds a happy place during boyhood play in South Africa.

Stories of happiness
10:06 am
Mon January 2, 2012

Featuring Megan Egbert And Story Slammer Anjuli Waybright

Featured storyteller Megan Egbert plans the perfect party and she’ll cry if she wants to. Story slam winner Anjuli Waybright finds alone-time joy in the immaterial spirit of material things.

Stories of Biting Off More Than You Can Chew
10:14 am
Mon December 26, 2011

Featuring Jocelyn Joudrey And Story Slammer Ben Dicus

Featured storyteller Jocelyn Joudrey gets more than a mouthful of what her mouthy grandma dishes out. Story slammer Ben Dicus taste tests Christmas dinner at wartime.

Stories of Biting Off More Than You Can Chew
10:21 am
Mon December 19, 2011

Featuring Mac Test And Story Slammer Richard Mussler-Wright,

Featured storyteller Mac Test chews over the strange bounty of the Bering Sea. Story slammers Richard Mussler-Wright, followed by daughter “Amelia is awesome,” feed on over-stuffed situations.

Stories of Biting Off More Than You Can Chew
11:42 am
Mon December 12, 2011

Featuring Kiley Crill And Story Slammer Glida Bothwell

FULL PLATE: Featured storyteller Kiley Crill attempts to digest the binges and purges in the life of a new grade school teacher. Story slammer Glida Bothwell nearly chokes on a heaping helping of a library benefit party.

Stories of Biting Off More Than You Can Chew
11:34 am
Mon December 5, 2011

Featuring Chris Harrington And Story Slammer Debi Mahler

Featured storyteller Chris Harrington hungers for a way out of an epic hiking trek. Story slam winner Debi Mahler bites off more than she can chew while skipping school.

Stories of Biting Off More Than You Can Chew
11:45 am
Mon November 28, 2011

Featuring Jenah Thornborrow

Jenah Thornborrow bites off more than she can chew in an overseas abduction scheme.