111 episodes

Short stories and commentary by writer/storyteller, Shannon Cason.

Shannon Cason's Homemade Stories WBEZ

    • Performing Arts

Short stories and commentary by writer/storyteller, Shannon Cason.

    HS #112 MI Bottle Return

    HS #112 MI Bottle Return

    The bottle return in Michigan is 10 cents. The highest in the country. This high bottle return created a thriving economy for children who could carry bags of bottles to the store for candy, chips, and pop. Here's my story. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 17 min
    HS #111 The Smoke Detector

    HS #111 The Smoke Detector

    Waking early to fix a low-battery smoke detector chirp takes the mind in a bunch of directions. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 15 min
    HS #110 Top Five

    HS #110 Top Five

    My favorite music is hip hop. I grew up on it and in it. There's always an ongoing debate of - who's the Top 5 hip hop artists? I don't think that can be answered in consensus. Music is personal. So here's my personal Top 5 hip hop artists. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 23 min
    HS #109 Four Twenty

    HS #109 Four Twenty

    I'm slow. I take my time. A late bloomer. I try things when I'm good and damn ready, and I'm glad I finally got around to trying this one thing out. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 16 min
    HS #108 Me, My Uncle, & My Tape Recorder

    HS #108 Me, My Uncle, & My Tape Recorder

    Uncles are unique family members. They are the substitute teachers of the family. When they close the classroom door, you can do whatever you want within reason. They care just the right amount for you to be yourself around them. This episode is me, my Uncle Nate, and my tape recorder. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 17 min
    HS #107 A Mother's Worry

    HS #107 A Mother's Worry

    I'm a Mama's Boy, but a reluctant Mama's Boy who pulled away a lot when I was young. There was a need to create space from Mama, but that never meant closing her out. This is that story. I love you Ma! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 17 min

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