94 episodes

Aaron Calafato uses 7 minute story vignettes to share his memories, explore his psyche and attempt to make sense of the world.

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    • Performing Arts
    • 5.0, 75 Ratings

Aaron Calafato uses 7 minute story vignettes to share his memories, explore his psyche and attempt to make sense of the world.

    Episode 94 - Break on Through to the Other Side

    Episode 94 - Break on Through to the Other Side

    A harrowing story about how destroying my own basement plumbing brought me closer to the ghosts of our ancestors. 
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    • 9 min
    Episode 93 - An Act of God, written by Meg Jakary

    Episode 93 - An Act of God, written by Meg Jakary

    During a global pandemic, a trip to the store to buy toilette paper requires divine intervention.
    *This story was written and submitted by a listener (Meg Jakary) & recited by host Aaron Calafato*
    Visit https://www.7minutestoriespod.com/ and pitch us your 7 Minute Story!

    • 9 min
    Episode 92- The Bronx is Burning

    Episode 92- The Bronx is Burning

    One of my first real acting gigs was for a 2007 ESPN Mini-Series titled, appropriately, The Bronx is Burning. Well, this story takes you behind the scenes of that very acting gig gone awry.

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    • 9 min
    Episode 91 - The Gettysburg Address, Common People & Heart-Soul Agreement

    Episode 91 - The Gettysburg Address, Common People & Heart-Soul Agreement

    This episode is multimedia story in three parts:  
    Part 1 "The Gettysburg Address" by President Abraham Lincoln, recited by Aaron Calafato  
    Part 2: A musical piece, “Common People” by Ken Wendt inspired from Aaron Copeland’s “Fanfare for the Common Man” and includes excerpts from a 1942 speech by vice president Henry Wallace.
    More music from Ken Wendt - http://fluentk.com/
    Part 3: "Heart-Soul Agreement" A excerpt from a speech by former Senator Nina Turner at the 2017 People's Summit mixed w/ original song "In the Beginning" composed & performed by TJ Duke & Ben Gmetro 
    More about Nina Turner - https://www.ninaturner.org/
    More music from Tj & Ben - https://wearenaturecamp.bandcamp.com/

    • 8 min
    Episode 90 - 7 Minutes of Reflection

    Episode 90 - 7 Minutes of Reflection

    This week, I'd like to offer 7 minutes of reflection. I know I'm going to be using it. Please use it as you will. There will be an original score composed by our audio producer (Ken Wendt) that you can listen to, follow along with or get lost in. And just know. Even though I won't be talking or telling a story for the duration of this seven minutes. I'll be right here with you.

    Audio, Composition & Performance of Original Song “Finding Space” : Ken Wendt 

    Episode Consultant: Anthony Vorndran

    • 8 min
    Episode 89 - The Gun (7ms Team Favorite)

    Episode 89 - The Gun (7ms Team Favorite)

    When I was 13 years old I went to visit a new friend. Before going out to play in the woods he took out a gun. What happened next felt like life and death …

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    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
75 Ratings

75 Ratings

FAOJ ,

Stars for stories.

One of my favorite original podcasts!
Some stories are funny. Some are terrifying. And some have brought me to tears.
A must listen ... and it’s only 7 minutes!

DR3WTheDesigner ,

Always Makes Me Think

The most creative storytelling I have listened to! Topics and perspectives that really make you think about things.

MattyBsick ,

Great podcast!!!

The talent show episode is my favorite, it’s such a funny and memorable story. Aaron delivers each episode to make you feel as if you’re there listening to the conversation in person. The amount of passion behind his voice makes you want to binge every episode. Keep it coming!

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