Spokespeople

The marvelous Luna Malbroux brings us a tale of sex, love and avoiding being haunted by Harriet Tubman's ghost!

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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.

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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.

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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."

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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."

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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.

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081 - The Happy Camper

Today’s storyteller loves summer camp, but not so much the other campers. Discover how this polar-bear-documentary-loving, magic-card-playing, California native learned to open up to others on the last day of summer camp. This story comes from our April 2015 show, Smoke & Mirrors.

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080 - The Towpath of Least Resistance

Today’s storyteller goes the extra mile. Actually he goes an extra 62 miles, guided by the legacy of former Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas and the hip-swiveling tunes of Miley Cyrus. This story was told live at our July 2014 show, "Slippery When Wet."

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079 - A Spokespeople Threesome

Cupid’s arrow strikes again and again and again! Three Spokespeople stories in one podcast, you ask? Yes! This week, we bring you tales of dating a man with a Roger Rabbit room, a movie date gone awry, and one love-inspiring poster.

All stories are true (or so we’re told!) and shared live at our February 2015 show, "Oh NO Cupid."

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078 - For The Love Of A Good Grandma

What do grandmothers, porn, and New York State have in common? This moving coming-of-age story told live at our June 2014 show, "Internet Explorer: Stories From Cyberspace."

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077 - When Nature Calls

Ah, wilderness! Our intrepid storyteller heeds the call of the wild in Denali National Park only to find comfort in a climate-controlled school bus. This riveting tale was told live at our December 2014 show, "Frozen."

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076 - Tinkle, Tinkle Little Star

Sleepovers are for fighting and laughing and carefully managing intake of fluids. This story of one moist night in Massachusetts was told live at our December 2014 show, "Frozen."

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075 - A Christmas Stalking

It was the best of parking spaces, it was the worst of parking spaces. To obtain quick BART access, this storyteller got both a citation from the City of Oakland and an address for her holiday card list. Wisdom or foolishness?

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074 - The Farting Poopinator

Kid logic meets the mother of necessity. One budding inventor builds a machine to channel his own hot air, while he sleeps, into a means to blow away his elementary school enemies.

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073 - Cupid, Refresh Your Browser

Having instant access to the full biography of every prospective object of your affection: blessing or curse? Today's storyteller remembers her days wielding the double-edged sword of the internet search engine through the battlefield of love in this story.

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072 - Stars In Her Eyes

An evening watching the L Word turns into a night of celebrity courtship in the former hottest corner of Manhattan. This story was told live at our March 2014 show, "Starstruck."

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071 - A Little Ribbing Never Hurt Anyone

One man's pain is another man's delicious, cheap lunch. Today's storyteller reflects on his glory days on Montréal's competitive eating circuit in this story told live at our April 2014 show, "Eat Me."

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070 - Herring today, Gone Tomorrow

A hearty breakfast or broken by the fast? Today's storyteller appreciates the elements of a good meal after his day of atonement in the land of culinary underachievement. This story comes from our April 2014 show, "Eat Me."

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069 - Under The Stars

One starry night in the french countryside, one world traveler finds love where she most wanted it, but least expected it. Enjoy this story of her ethereal love affair that was told live at our March 2014 show, Starstruck.

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068 - Scandalous Sex Ed

One girl's brush with stardom is another's volunteer sex ed class. This storyteller reflects on her 5th-grade role model, who discussed tampons and the menstrual cycle without making her students "scandalized."

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067 - Take The Fright Elevator

You scream, I scream, this storyteller screams for some help! She was just floored to discover part of a Halloween haunted house that left her and her band of third graders in the in-between of an elevator shaft.

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066 - On The Edge

A brash young climber meets his match up Shakespeare Glacier. Today's story revisits a key moment of reflection - and its consequences - in this tale from our January 2014 show, "Scars."

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065 - Three Lesbians And A U-Haul

Moving to Brooklyn is harder than it seems. In Yonkers, three lesbians trek from U-Haul to U-Haul in search of a truck and a joke.

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064 - Ax And Ye Shall Receive

Pantsless, in a Ninja Turtles t-shirt, our storyteller frolicked freely in the verdant hills of suburban Maryland until an ill-timed encounter with an ax.

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Warning: this story contains explicit content. A couple of divas bond over an evening of unexpected events. The story of this intimate night on the town was told live at our February 2014 show, “Exes and Ohhhhs.”

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062 - A Bird In The Hand Is Worth Two In Jail

A boat trip up the Connecticut River leaves today's storyteller in violation of an international treaty. Find out how in this eggcellent story from our December 2013 show, "What Could Go Wrong?"

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061 - Nature's Child

Some people are born to hike in in the great wilderness of New Hampshire. Others are born to drink magic juice next to the campfire. Our storyteller figures out what kind of hiker she is in this story from our January 2014 show, "Scars."

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060 - Don't Judge A Gift By Its Wrapping

Middle school love. Need we say more? Our story’s hero plans a romantic beachside brunch to avoid conversation only to find his lips otherwise sealed. This story of a kiss inspired by the funny pages comes from our February 2014 show, "Exes and Ohhhhs."

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059 - A Fine Bromance

Flirting via text with objects of his affection, dancing the nights away in a pink shirt, writing gendered critiques of the welfare state, this storyteller made the most of his year abroad in England ... or did he?

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058 - Cherry Garcia vs Wavy Gravy

A Berkeley girl goes to Camp Winnarainbow to develop her appreciation for sleepovers and circus arts only to find herself at odds with her gloomy camp counselor. Even an appreciation for Cherry Garcia ice cream gets her nowhere.

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057 - Ticket Out Of Here

Rules are rules - except when they’re meant to be broken. Today’s story of one mom’s  flexible interpretation of state law (and other rules) comes to us from our October 2013 show, "Parents or Guardians."

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056 - Wanted: One Holy Spirit

Bible camp. Need we say more? Tonight’s storyteller reflects on his teenage summer days spent going to church every night and casting sins into the fire. This story of praise, worship, and synthesizers comes from our September 2013 show, "Camp."

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055 - Rescue Me

Raised carving the slopes of Nebraski, this snowboard-loving, world-saving, Chicago transplant seeks to make a difference by introducing at-risk youth to the snowboard parks of New Hampshire. Yet one bad jump in his dad’s old wool coat twists that relationship all out of shape.  This story of guardianship in action comes from our October 2013 show, "Parents or Guardians."

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054 - Scare Bears

Under the luminous super moon in the wilds of South Lake Tahoe, our storyteller protects his love armed with nothing but a pen knife and the audacity to applaud. Nothing brings a couple together like a challenge to face together -- or so we're told.

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053 - Her Own Worst Frenemy

For just one night, this storyteller earned frenemy status with her best friend for her birthday surprise gone awry. This cringeworthy gem was told live at our July 2013 show, "Frenemies."

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052 - Angels We Have Heard On High

The teenagers went in two by two, into the Ark to play hackey sack. What do you do in the middle of the night with a group of red-eyed new best friends? Find out in this story from our April 2013 show, "Sleepovers."

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051 - I Hate / Love Lucy

Today's storyteller wrestles with mixed feelings about her preschool nemesis. This story of friendship that starts with a bang comes from our July 2013 show, "Frenemies."

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050 - While We Were Sleeping

From a premier rowing regatta to a getaway vehicle to a note from the chief of police, this rental van has seen more than its fair share of adventure. Advice from the storyteller: buy fewer draw-on-the-car markers and all the insurance.

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049 - Shake Glitter And Roll

To catch a thief, follow the glitter. This story of a lucky three-year-old and a convenient act of nature comes from our March 2013 show, "Perfect Timing."

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048 - Get Me To The Church On Time

In a rock band the bass player and the drummer keep the time. Ideally they always have good timing, but sometimes they need to be perfect. This story of the rhythm section paying homage to the home of rhythm and blues comes from our March 2013 show.

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047 - Honey It's Time

An unplanned lesbian pregnancy and a romantic getaway to Mormon country? Our storyteller ponders the nature of truly "Perfect Timing" in our show at the Actual Cafe in March 2013.

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046 - Welcome Home

"For the first six months, do nothing." That was the advice that Quintin Mecke got as a Peace Corps volunteer in Niger, West Africa in the early 1990s. This is the story of his not heeding that advice.

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045 - Overly Candida

Please be advised that this story recognizes the existence of sex and vaginal yeast infections. Friends, if you want to stop your yeast infections, cut out sugar, chocolate, caffeine, and bread. Or don’t, and you too may find yourself up late one night...

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043 - Prelude To A Kiss With One's Self

Can the oversharer be a boon to society? Can we do more worldly good by sharing all the weird things that we (and our bodies) do? Can shame be erased by a bit more info than you wanted to hear? Well, according to this storyteller - and the internet - the answer is a resounding, Yes!  This story was featured in our January 2013 show, Too Much Information.

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042 - Sliding Under The Influence

Two twentysomethings drive south from Chicago trying to escape bad weather in the mountains only to face bad weather karma in a Motel 6 parking lot. Sure, they may leave the light on for you, but where are the snow plows? Life lessons are shared and  salient inclement-weather-related questions are answered in this story from our February 2013 show, Close Call.

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041 - Grin And Teddy Bear It

Warning: this story contains explicit content. Good listener, this story features a very likable character coming of age with the help of some khaki pants and huggable teddy friend. Told by the affable Sam H., this story was featured in our January 2013 show, Too Much Information.

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040 - He's Going The Distance

If you only have one CD - a Cake CD - and it falls to the opposite side of the car, what is the appropriate response at 75 mph? Our storyteller shares his take as well as weighs the pros and cons of hitting on your EMT in this story from our February 2013 show, Close Call.

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038 - How Not to treat a Burn

True or false: Balsamic vinegar, sugar cubes, and frozen veggies are appropriate treatments for a 2nd degree burn. Not sure? You’ll have to listen to the story to find out!

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037 - Type II Fun

Lessons learned from this backpacking adventure: 1. know your medical history, 2. carry a cellphone with you absolutely everywhere, and 3. no name escargot isn’t so awesome drenched in hot sauce - unless you’re a wolf.

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036 - My Sister's Alligator

What they say about alligators is true: they do live in New York, but they’re more likely to be found in South Bronx apartments than under sewer grates ... as far as we know!

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035 - In the Wee hours of the Morning

This week’s storyteller finds herself on a six-hour bus ride with all the fluids she can drink and no, ahem, relief in sight. What do you do when packed onto a crowded bus in Peru with no pitstop on the itinerary?

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034 - The Ice Storm Cometh

You think you've played a long game of Monopoly, but do you measure its duration in days? If so, today's storyteller has a bit of property he'd like to show you.

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033 - It’s a Darkish Bed(ish) Bug

While moving from one coast to the other, this week's storyteller discovers that he just might be carrying some unwanted hop-ons to his new digs -- that is if he can ever get there.

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032 - The Phone Call

Our storyteller used to spend a great deal of time on the phone with his parents until one very eventful April morning. This tale of surprises phoned in comes from our October 2012 show, Boo! Stories of Surprise. Continue reading »

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031 - The Carport That Keeps on Giving

"I don't know what Santa brought me, but I know what he took away." Not exactly an auspicious opening to a story, but it is particularly descriptive of the season of ups and downs that started with an insurance adjuster and ended with a Christmas in July.

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030 - Naked Surprise

While earning their Bike & Build street cred, two cyclists experience a series of unexpected events on a dusty road in Montana. (Alternate titles for this podcast include, “Dude, Where’s My Sports Bra?”)

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029 - Black Tar Beneath Our Wheels

Today’s storyteller, Ali Dineen, relives the day of hail storms, lava caves, and free dairy queen, also known as just another Tuesday on this summer’s cross-country bike trip. The mysteries of Idaho — plus a bonus musical feature set to Ukulele!

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028 - Hippie Snowpocalypse

Snow days, hippies, and wet track suits definitely wear out their welcome in this tale of being snowed in. Occupied by igloos and drum circles, this story came from our September 2012 show, Roommates.

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027 - To the Vet!

Two bags of screaming cats, two hangovers, and one over-crowded SPCA waiting room converge at 6:30 a.m. on a Saturday. Could anyone make it out with her sanity intact?

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What do you do if you lose your passport while in the process of moving to another country? Freak out, and then call the consulate. A lot.

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025 - Moist and Festering

Sharing a DIY bunk bed, publishing a magazine on feminine sexuality, checking each other for lice, this is what all roommates do together, right? This story of an uncommonly close living arrangement came from our September 2012 show, Roommates.

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New to home repair, this storyteller learns an important lesson on compassion and what not to buy at Home Depot. This story of learning to be meaningfully -- if painfully -- honest comes from our August 2012 show, Lost and Then Found.

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022 - Welcome to the Inner Circle of Trust

This week we're giving thanks for all of the crazy things past roommates have done to bring us the story for today. And thank you to our wonderful audience who came to hear this story told live in September at the Red Poppy Art House in San Francisco.

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021 - Sleepwalk To Me

In the words of today's storyteller, let's take a moment and thank Craig Newmark. If it weren't for him, where exactly would most of us get our crazy roommate stories? Thank you Craig for giving us many of us places to call home as well as our 21st podcas

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Is it problem if the people at the hazmat facility know your name? This deconstruction of a would-be set of Hoarders yields halloween cat ears and 1970s refrigerators, but what about treasured mementos from childhood?

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019 - All the Cars Are Facing Me

Making the leap from being a transit rider to a driver can be tricky. For starters, you can't rely anymore on the vehicle to magically get you where you want to go without providing it some direction.

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The Lost and Found is a finite space. It houses wayward gloves, wallets, and puffy jackets until their original owners come to reclaim them, or their new owners take gleeful possession of them.

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017 - A Wish for Egypt

A self-proclaimed weenie finds herself in Cairo during the Arab spring. This story of a wish for a more tranquil Egypt comes from our July 2012 show "Wishful Thinking."

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So many gears, and so fews hills on which to use them -- at least in Stockton. For fun and profit, this spoke wrench carrier sought after hillier, more unexpected terrain in the Bay Area.

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015 - The Missing Extracurriculars

A potluck that consists only of cupcakes, an aspiring competitor to Amazon, and group full of bond underwriters -- or what one storyteller finds when he goes in search of meaningful extracurricular activities in the real world.

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014 - Ninja Skillz

The most super cool ninja ever tests his skills. This story fulfilled career dreams comes from our July show "Wishful Thinking."

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013 - Oh Once I Was The Prince of Spain!

He was 10th in line to the throne, a three-sport varsity athlete, and had a taste for humble pie Chez Panisse. As my mother would say, if he sounds too good to be true, he probably is. But maybe not in this case...

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012 - My Longest Long-Term Fantasy Relationship

She's taken and lives 5,000 miles away. What's not going to work out? This story of love (un)requited came from our July 2012 show "Wishful Thinking."

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011 - That’s not me!

Is it better to go on Joy Behar Show and impersonate someone else or to hold out for your own invitation? This story of multiple personalities comes from our May 2012 show, "Mistaken Identity."

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010 - Just Another Day on the Bus

Is this what happens when you take the bus to Palo Alto? ('Cause I've never seen this on Caltrain. Yay, bike car!) Katie Seibert regales the audience of our April 2012 live show with this story about being "In Transit."

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009 - Stuart, You're In the Way

Meet George. Or is it Stuart? This mystery man didn’t know his own name one summer at an outdoors education camp in Maryland.

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008 - On the Move

Where do you come from if you’re constantly on the move? Piya Banerjee explores how to live a life in constant motion.

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007 - Press the Red Button

Exactly under what circumstances does one press the emergency button on BART? Susan Strom knows.

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006 - Transit's My Thing

Meet Gene Goldstein-Plesser. Some people are into knitting. Others like ultimate frisbee, but recreational transit is most definitely his thing. He even has an MTA shower curtain.

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005 - Take a chance on a Kayak

Patrick McVittie reflects on a time he decided to take a chance on a kayak to win a girl’s affection. This story is from our very first storytelling event in January 2012. The theme was "There's a First Time for Everything."

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004 - Shooting Mountains

Katie Seibert discovers that Nevada can be a truly wild place.

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003 - Rattlesnake

A trip out to the cabin... and all that could happen, would happen or did happen with a rattlesnake. Lesley Seacrist tells us how to take on rattlesnakes.

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002 - Touching

A little skin, a little touching... you know the west... uh... rest. Renee Johnson relates a close encounter.

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001 - Operating Room

Thanks to the inimitable Zoe Lehman for this story from our first ever storytelling event on Jan. 28, 2012. The theme was "There’s a First Time for Everything."

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