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The many chapters of life that tell the stories of us. The Storycast finds a common thread in different types of stories, wrapped in a unique theme. Stories are everywhere in life... They emerge from everyday experiences, our history, personal interviews, daily headlines, great fiction, music, & comedy...

The Storycast Russell Silva

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The many chapters of life that tell the stories of us. The Storycast finds a common thread in different types of stories, wrapped in a unique theme. Stories are everywhere in life... They emerge from everyday experiences, our history, personal interviews, daily headlines, great fiction, music, & comedy...

    Storycast Holiday Rebroadcast 2020

    Storycast Holiday Rebroadcast 2020

    Enjoy this rebroadcast of TWO of our favorite holiday episodes released in the show’s run between 2015-2018…

    • 26 min
    Rebroadcast: "Kings, Drinks, & Lovers"

    Rebroadcast: "Kings, Drinks, & Lovers"

    Our favorite holiday episode, originally released December 23, 2017:


    "Kings, Drinks, & Lovers"
    Tucked away within the traditional caroles of the season, we find unique people whose tales tell of selfless giving, nomadic boozing, and scandalous necking in the woods. Uncover the real stories behind these holiday classics…


    MUSIC -
    Lee Rosovere "A Ukulele for Christmas"
    York Minister Choir "Good King Wenceslas"
    Claire College SIngers "Here We Come A-Wassailing" & "Jingle Bells"


    All music is provided royalty-free in the public domain via: www.freemusicarchive.org


    Written & produced by: @russellsilva


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    • 10 min
    Chapter 8: Parts Unknown

    Chapter 8: Parts Unknown

     


    SEASON 3 | CHAPTER 8 -
    Take a deep dive into our bodies’ ability to adapt and change... to both antiquate and grow anew. A new discovery shows firsthand the incredible adaptability of life to fiercely fight for survival.


    MUSIC -
    Poddington Bear "Lens Flare"
    Blue Dot Sessions "Toothless Slope"
    Victor Rathnayake "Hopalu Wana Petha"
    Poddington Bear "Winter Walk"


    RESEARCH - 
    https://bit.ly/2r85so8
    https://n.pr/2HRwE4R



    All music is provided royalty-free in the public domain via:
    http://www.freemusicarchive.org


    Written & produced by: @russellsilva


    This episode is brought to you by Audible. Get a 30-day trial with your first audiobook free at:
    http://www.audibletrial.com/stories

    • 8 min
    Chapter 7: Fool Me Twice

    Chapter 7: Fool Me Twice

    SEASON 3 | CHAPTER 7 -
    The origin of a hoax… Why do we go to such elaborate lengths to trick each other when normally such a thing would be considered rude, deceitful, or even criminal? The anatomy of the many pranks of March 32nd...


    MUSIC -
    David Hilowitz "Passe Compose"
    Dee Yan-Key "World Circus"
    David Hilowitz "Ephemera"
    Borrtex "Motion"


    All music is provided royalty-free in the public domain via: http://www.freemusicarchive.org


    Written & produced by: @russellsilva


    Check out "Doubting Thomas" from Cliff Hansen:
    http://doubtingthomas.thecomicseries.com/


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    • 9 min
    Chapter 6: HeLa, Twenty Tons

    Chapter 6: HeLa, Twenty Tons

     


    SEASON 3 | CHAPTER 6 -
    What if something inside of you right now was in and of itself immortal? If all of those interlocking chains and dominos in your life created a butterfly effect that evolved into something entirely beautiful... Something immortal. Something that could transform the face of modern medicine… Something hidden from your family for thirty years… An origin story unknown by most people today. So it was for Henrietta Lacks.


    SCORE - Scott Holmes
    "Oscar's Missing"
    "Something in the Distance"
    "Drift"
    "Discovery"
    "Days Gone By"
    "Postcards"
    http://www.scottholmesmusic.com


    Written & produced by: @russellsilva


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    • 12 min
    Chapter 5: Time Is on Your Side

    Chapter 5: Time Is on Your Side

    SEASON 3 | CHAPTER 5 - 


    Who are YOU exactly? What truly defines your being and how does your body really fit in? Discover how your mind tricks you, your heart betrays you, and exactly how your lens never changes from birth.


    MUSIC -
    Kai Engel "Meekness"
    Daniel Birch "Set Adrift"
    Kai Engel " Holiday"
    Sergey Cheremisinov "True Love"
    Aitua "Elements"


    All music is provided royalty-free in the public domain via: www.freemusicarchive.org



    Research - 
    https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2015/12/30/10690560/time-speed-accelerate-age-new-year
    https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/06/28/483732115/how-old-is-your-body-really

    Written & produced by: @russellsilva
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    • 10 min

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