119 episodes

Homemade Stories is short stories and commentary for writer/storyteller, Shannon Cason.
Homemade Stories is a podcast hosted by Shannon Cason, a powerful voice on the national storytelling front. Cason lays out his life for the listener, blessings and blemishes. Homemade Stories began several years ago with, as the name implies, some home recordings. In the corner of a closet, a coffee can for a "mic stand," Cason lays out vivid stories — many of them insightful and true, and others imaginative works of fiction. Cason also brings another element of his past life — artful sound production. The result is a unique storytelling podcast experience.

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    • 4.8 • 789 Ratings

Homemade Stories is short stories and commentary for writer/storyteller, Shannon Cason.
Homemade Stories is a podcast hosted by Shannon Cason, a powerful voice on the national storytelling front. Cason lays out his life for the listener, blessings and blemishes. Homemade Stories began several years ago with, as the name implies, some home recordings. In the corner of a closet, a coffee can for a "mic stand," Cason lays out vivid stories — many of them insightful and true, and others imaginative works of fiction. Cason also brings another element of his past life — artful sound production. The result is a unique storytelling podcast experience.

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    HS #120 Late Bloomer

    HS #120 Late Bloomer

    A tenant at my new apartment building reminds me that late blooming is common in nature. Many creative powerhouses started their careers late and blossomed big and bright for all to enjoy for generations to come. It happens.
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    • 17 min
    HS #119 Hot Daddy Summer

    HS #119 Hot Daddy Summer

    It's summertime! I'm newly single! But I'm always a dad first.
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    • 23 min
    HS #118 72 Hours

    HS #118 72 Hours

    I did a 3-day fast. The purpose of my fast was to heal and reset. Here's how it went.
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    • 17 min
    HS #117 Garden Apartment

    HS #117 Garden Apartment

    Garden apartments go with divorce as much as sportscars - just different ends of the financial spectrum. 
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    • 24 min
    HS #116 Reset

    HS #116 Reset

    It's not starting over. It's a RESET.
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    • 17 min
    HS #115 Rent-A-Center

    HS #115 Rent-A-Center

    I spent the summer of 1995 working for Rent-A-Center in Detroit. These are just some of the experiences I endured. 
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    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
789 Ratings

789 Ratings

S.Alexis618 ,

Hot Daddy Summer 💦

I really enjoyed this story! I must admit, between the title and Oochie Wally playing in the background I was a lil nervous. 😂

But this story was incredibly heartwarming (and lowkey wholesome). I don’t often hear stories centered around fatherhood told in this way.

Definitely going to continue listening 💦

horizontal with lila ,

Warning: Listening may result in uncontrollable public laughter at inappropriate moments.

I’m listening to Hot Daddy Summer and laughing like a maniac at 11 in the morning sitting outside Departures at SFO. I just love the way Shannon tells stories. He’s such a relaxed and funny and genuine host, with hilarious, witty, and astute observations - I don’t know that this is one of them, but it DEF made me laugh: “Women with Androids typically have messy bathrooms!”

It’s a pleasure to spend time “with” Shannon in my ears! Guiding me through the landscape of his tales. Keeping me company while I wait for a Lyft. I was so impressed with his hosting skills, I had to reach out the tell him, even before I finished the episode.

👏 👏 👏 Great work, Shannon!

Jeff Musician/Teacher Chgo ,

Great storytelling!!!

I’ve been listening to Shannon for over 10 years. I think I heard him either on the Moth or Snap Judgement first and have been following Homemade Stories ever since. Thanks for always being real Shannon!

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