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In each episode of Stories of Stories, host Mike Chin explores the story behind a creative project, process, or experience.

Stories of Stories Michael Chin

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In each episode of Stories of Stories, host Mike Chin explores the story behind a creative project, process, or experience.

    THE SHORT WAY HOME / Episode 10: Delete or Decay

    THE SHORT WAY HOME / Episode 10: Delete or Decay

    My new book, THE LONG WAY HOME is here! In celebration, I'm releasing a short-run podcast known as THE SHORT WAY HOME. This tenth and final episode focuses on Delete or Decay, an off-beat match produced by Matt Hardy for Impact Wrestling, that encompassed a number of cinematic elements that have recently come back into style in the era of COVID-19. The episode then shares "Ghost," a flash piece from the new book, originally published in PASSAGES NORTH. Thanks to Adam Van Winkle for the art for the book cover and podcast. Learn more about Cowboy Jamboree Press at cowboyjamboreemagazine.com.

    • 19 min
    THE SHORT WAY HOME / Episode 9: The Shield vs. Evolution

    THE SHORT WAY HOME / Episode 9: The Shield vs. Evolution

    My new book, THE LONG WAY HOME is here! In celebration, I'm releasing a short-run podcast known as THE SHORT WAY HOME. This ninth episode focuses on The Shield vs. Evolution from WWE Extreme Rules 2014. The episode then shares an excerpt from "Finishers," a short story from the new book, originally published in the WORKING STIFF anthology from Gimmick Press. Thanks to Adam Van Winkle for the art for the book cover and podcast. Learn more about Cowboy Jamboree Press at cowboyjamboreemagazine.com.

    • 16 min
    THE SHORT WAY HOME / Episode 8: HBK vs. The Undertaker

    THE SHORT WAY HOME / Episode 8: HBK vs. The Undertaker

    My new book, THE LONG WAY HOME is here! In celebration, I'm releasing a short-run podcast known as THE SHORT WAY HOME. This eighth episode focuses on what was probably the greatest match I've been present to watch live: The Undertaker vs. Shawn Michaels from WrestleMania 25. The episode then shares "How It Starts,” a piece of flash fiction from the new book, originally published in TUCK MAGAZINE. Thanks to Adam Van Winkle for the art for the book cover and podcast. Learn more about Cowboy Jamboree Press at cowboyjamboreemagazine.com.

    • 17 min
    THE SHORT WAY HOME / Episode 7: Mr. Perfect vs. Ric Flair

    THE SHORT WAY HOME / Episode 7: Mr. Perfect vs. Ric Flair

    My new book, THE LONG WAY HOME is here! In celebration, I'm releasing a short-run podcast known as THE SHORT WAY HOME. This seventh episode focuses on Mr. Perfect vs. Ric Flair from the January 25, 1993 episode of WWF Monday Night Raw. The episode then shares "The Dream,” a piece of flash fiction from the new book, originally published in YOUR ONE PHONE CALL. Thanks to Adam Van Winkle for the art for the book cover and podcast. Learn more about Cowboy Jamboree Press at cowboyjamboreemagazine.com.

    • 18 min
    THE SHORT WAY HOME / Episode 6: Sasha Banks vs. Becky Lynch

    THE SHORT WAY HOME / Episode 6: Sasha Banks vs. Becky Lynch

    My new book, THE LONG WAY HOME is here! In celebration, I'm releasing a short-run podcast known as THE SHORT WAY HOME. This sixth episode focuses on Sasha Banks vs. Becky Lynch from NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable in 2015. The episode then shares "Getting Ready,” a piece of flash fiction from the new book, originally published in COWBOY JAMBOREE MAGAZINE. Thanks to Adam Van Winkle for the art for the book cover and podcast. Learn more about Cowboy Jamboree Press at cowboyjamboreemagazine.com.

    • 15 min
    THE SHORT WAY HOME / Episode 5: Cactus Jack vs. Big Van Vader

    THE SHORT WAY HOME / Episode 5: Cactus Jack vs. Big Van Vader

    My new book, THE LONG WAY HOME is here! In celebration, I'm releasing a short-run podcast known as THE SHORT WAY HOME. This fifth episode focuses on Cactus Jack vs. Big Van Vader from WCW Halloween Havoc 1993. The episode then shares "Texas Death,” a piece of flash fiction from the new book, originally published in METONYM. Thanks to Adam Van Winkle for the art for the book cover and podcast. Learn more about Cowboy Jamboree Press at cowboyjamboreemagazine.com.

    • 18 min

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