12 episodes

"Stories In Session" with David Crabb is a bi-weekly show dedicated to the art and craft of contemporary storytelling. Hear some of the best stories from across the nation and get a behind-the-scenes look at how they were created by the experts and amateurs who told them.

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    • 4.8 • 16 Ratings

"Stories In Session" with David Crabb is a bi-weekly show dedicated to the art and craft of contemporary storytelling. Hear some of the best stories from across the nation and get a behind-the-scenes look at how they were created by the experts and amateurs who told them.

    Digging In the Dark w/ Kevin Allison

    Digging In the Dark w/ Kevin Allison

    On this episode I chat with Kevin Allison of RISK! about telling deeply personal stories about traumatic experiences onstage, the ways that storytelling can be therapeutic (in addition to therapy) and that one time he was almost a male prostitute.
    Featuring a live story by Kevin Allison recorded at RISK! in New York City.
    Buy the new RISK! book out now: http://risk-show.com/book/
    Produced by David Crabb, Rachel Hamberg, Morgan Jones, Jesse Rogala & Tyler Dorson.
    Theme music by Monogold.

    • 37 min
    Anxiety w/ Aaron Wolfe

    Anxiety w/ Aaron Wolfe

    In this episode, we talk to writer, filmmaker & storyteller Aaron Wolfe. We talk about anxiety and the ways tellers harness it to raise the stakes of their narratives. Aaron's stories manifest fear and stress in relatable and hilarious ways that keep his audiences howling with laughter and cringing in their seats... until he makes them cry. Because he will.
    Thanks to Story Collider for lending us audio of Aaron's story "Saving Hubble."
    Produced by David Crabb, Rachel Hamberg, Morgan Jones, Jesse Rogala & Tyler Dorson.
    Theme music by Monogold.
    Follow us at Twitter: @sis_show
    Instragram: @storiesinsession
    For information about storytelling classes and workshops, go to www.crabblabb.com

    • 28 min
    HOT TAKE! w/ Sandi Marx

    HOT TAKE! w/ Sandi Marx

    In this episode of Stories in Session HOT TAKE!, we talk to storyteller, writer and 7-time Moth winner Sandi Marx, one of the most deeply talented and funny people I've ever heard/taught/performed with.
    Find so many of Sandi's stories online at pretty much any storytelling podcast or youtube channel around.
    Produced by David Crabb, Rachel Hamberg, Morgan Jones, Jesse Rogala & Tyler Dorson.
    Theme music by Monogold.
    Follow us at Twitter: @sis_show
    Instragram: @storiesinsession
    For information about storytelling classes and workshops, go to www.crabblabb.com

    • 41 min
    Sincerely, Matilda w/ Mara Wilson

    Sincerely, Matilda w/ Mara Wilson

    In this episode, we talk to writer, actor & storyteller Mara Wilson, whose memoir "Where Am I Now?" came out last year.
    Not only do we discuss the important stuff (like her role as Matilda in every kids' favorite movie and how hot Tom Hardy is), but also about sincerity, social media and how to tell stories about the family and friends you love.
    Thanks to RISK! for lending us audio of Mara's story "Reconcilable Differences."
    Produced by David Crabb, Rachel Hamberg, Morgan Jones, Jesse Rogala & Tyler Dorson.
    Theme music by Monogold.
    Follow us at Twitter: @sis_show
    Instragram: @storiesinsession
    For information about storytelling classes and workshops, go to www.crabblabb.com

    • 35 min
    Baring It All w/ Giulia Rozzi

    Baring It All w/ Giulia Rozzi

    On this episode we chat with storyteller and standup Giulia Rozzi. We talk about what it means to "bare it all" onstage and how people flirt with oversharing in ways that be constructive, connective and cathartic, especially in relation to love and sex stories.
    Check out her podcast "Hopefully We Don’t Break Up" and her live NYC show- "Feelings: A Talk Show With Giulia A Rozzi."l
    Thanks to RISK! for lending us audio of Giulia's hilarious story "The Grind" recorded live in New York City.
    Produced by David Crabb, Rachel Hamberg, Morgan Jones, Jesse Rogala & Tyler Dorson.
    Theme music by Monogold.
    Follow us at Twitter: @sis_show
    Instragram: @storiesinsession
    For information about storytelling classes and workshops, go to www.crabblabb.com

    • 21 min
    Wonder Wander w/ Shawn Taylor

    Wonder Wander w/ Shawn Taylor

    On this episode we talk to author, poet, comedian and lecturer at San Francisco State University, Shawn Taylor. We talk about the mystical, Jamaica, A Tribe Called Quest, Shawn's book "Big Black Penis" and how to tell stories about faith without being dogmatic. Shawn is a delight and this is one of my favorite conversations of the season.
    Thanks to The Shout Storytelling show in Oakland, CA for audio of Shawn's story, "Grandpa Triumph's Ring."
    Produced by David Crabb, Rachel Hamberg, Morgan Jones, Jesse Rogala & Tyler Dorson.
    Theme music by Monogold.
    Follow us at Twitter: @sis_show
    Instragram: @storiesinsession
    For information about storytelling classes and workshops, go to www.crabblabb.com

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Story Teller Wannabe ,

HOT TAKE with Sandi and David

Two wonderful story tellers! This episode is one of the best! Smooth presentation - interesting interplay - enuf dirty words - upbeat - instructional - hilarious!

T-dawg842014 ,

David! David! David!

Crabb is perhaps one of the most engaging and talented humans in the entire world. Everything I’ve heard him do has felt like listening to magic and this is no exception. ❤️❤️❤️🦄

Working9to5 ,

If you love storytelling...

If you love storytelling, you’re going to love this podcast. I really enjoy hearing the stories (or standup in some cases) and getting to hear more from the storyteller about either their lives, the background of that particular story or their craft. So entertaining.

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