Spokespeople promotes the art of storytelling by producing live community events across the San Francisco Bay Area. Founded in 2011 by a group enamored with both cycling and storytelling, we combine these passions by taking our show on the road, fusing our stories with the tales of local communities.
088: When you want to be into BDSM but you're black and it's too soon...
The marvelous Luna Malbroux brings us a tale of sex, love and avoiding being haunted by Harriet Tubman's ghost!
087: Stopped Short
Lacking quarters and crucial bits of information about rural New Hampshire, a city girl ventures north via Amtrak in the era before cell phones. Today's storyteller regaled our live audience with this tale at the July 2015 show, "On the Road."
About the Storyteller
Tatiana Uschakow is from New York, walks everywhere, and is still much more equipped to deal with sewer alligators and subway rats than the beautiful California wildlife.
086 - Depends What You're Wearing
A fortuitous concert and an inconvenient illness led a man and some diapers to live nappily ever after. This story was told live at our April 2015 show, "Smoke & Mirrors."
About the Storyteller Lance Eason grew up in Redwood City, which is about 30 miles geographically and 100 light years philosophically from his current and true spiritual home of San Francisco.
084 - It Takes a Thief to Catch a Fairy
Santa Claus brings presents. The Easter Bunny hides eggs. The Tooth Fairy steals big wheels, right? Danny Nolan recounted the Tooth Fairy’s dark side in this story told live at our April 2015 show, "Smoke and Mirrors."
083 - Pooped Out
Eliza Scheffler loves to travel abroad, but her digestive system would prefer to stay closer to home. Eliza told this story of how to handle tummy troubles with grace at our March 2015 show, "There's No Place Like Home."
082 - Konnichiwa, Como Estas?
A trip to Buenos Aires becomes a crash course in speaking high-school Spanish with Japanese flair and fending off latin lovers. Regina Bediako told this tale live at our March 2015 show.
Awesome storytelling podcast! Some personal favorites are #60 and #66 :)