Story Pirates

133 EpisodesProduced by Gimlet

Story Pirates is a group of world-class actors, comedians, improvisers and musicians who adapt stories written by kids into sketch comedy and musical theater. Visit for more information on Story Pirates and how you can bring our live show to your school or town!

133 Episodes | 2013 - 2019

The Amazing Adventure/My Big Project

May 23rd, 2019


 When the other Story Pirates discover Lee has been secretly writing songs, they encourage him to share his totally emo feelings with the world. Featuring two new stories: “The Amazing Adventure,” a soaring ballad about …

BACKSTROKE RAPTOR - the new Story Pirates album!

May 16th, 2019

The Story Pirates will be back next week with a new episode, but in the meantime, we are announcing our new album, BACKSTROKE RAPTOR! The first single from the album, ‘The Giraffe Didn’t Know,’ is out NOW and available …

Vampire Kid/I Want Your Garden (feat. Natasha Rothwell)

May 9th, 2019


A hot air balloon racer (Natasha Rothwell) challenges Rachel to confront her past. Featuring two new stories: “Vampire Kid,” a story about a creature …

Cheese Quest/A Diary Of A Corn Snake (feat. David Schwimmer)

May 2nd, 2019

Rolo’s old parrot Poochie (David Schwimmer) shows up with a shady business proposition. Featuring two new stories: “Cheese Quest,” a song about the …

Superbag/Some TVs Have Big Problems

April 25th, 2019


The Story Pirates discover that an anonymous gossip blog is spreading hot blog goss about them, and Meghan vows to track down the writer. Featuring two new stories: “Superbag,” a faux movie trailer about an unlikely …

Animal Week/The Doughnut Is Right

April 18th, 2019


Siegfried the Viking leads the Story Pirates on a spooky trip to the Isle of Monsters. Featuring two new stories: “Animal Week,” a klezmer tune about …

Maybelle’s Treats/The Mystery of the Materializing Kitten (feat. Timothy Simons)

April 11th, 2019

A very official inspector (Timothy Simons) arrives to make sure the Story Pirates’ ship is up to code. Featuring two new stories: “Maybelle’s Treats,” a mini-musical about a girl who has to fight for her right to eat …

One Little Pink Rose/I Lost My Tooth In Hollywood

April 4th, 2019

When Peter gets stuck in a time loop, his most precious snacks are put in jeopardy. Featuring two new stories: “One Little Pink Rose,” an empowering …

The Story Pirates + Circle Round: All That Glitters

March 28th, 2019


The Story Pirates Podcast will be back next week with a brand new show. In the meantime, we wanted to share an episode of Circle Round, a podcast …

Jeff the Goldfish/George and Billy the Boghog

March 21st, 2019

The Story Pirates decide to have a party where everyone tells their deepest, darkest secrets. Featuring two new stories: “Jeff the Goldfish,” the …

Turtle Beach/Carl and Steve BFFs (feat. Dax Shepard)

March 14th, 2019

A hard-nosed detective (Dax Shepard) visits the ship to investigate a possible theft and everybody feels a little weird about it. Featuring two new stories: ‘Turtle Beach,’ a feel good beach party song about a mythical …

How The Beaver Came To Canada/President Worm (feat. Claire Danes)

March 7th, 2019

When a conspiracy theorist (Claire Danes) boards their ship, the Story Pirates must convince her they are not from outer space. Featuring two new …

The Quest for the Golden Bananas/Pigduction (feat. Franchesca Ramsey)

February 28th, 2019

The Story Pirates face stormy weather when a super sad lost cloud (Franchesca Ramsey) has a full on meltdown while hovering over their ship. …

I Love Cats/The Wizard Who Could Just Go Poof (feat. John Oliver)

February 21st, 2019


When a 40 foot tall squirrel (John Oliver) threatens to break delicate tchotchkes and handcrafted chairs on the ship, the Story Pirates must convince him to let them help them. Featuring two new stories: I …

Helen’s Pizza Ria/The Creation Of Chicken Parm (feat. George Salazar)

February 14th, 2019


Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Story Pirates have an episode all about something they love: pizza! Join the crew as they learn the ins and outs of interstellar travel with a cosmic pizza delivery guy (George …

The Boy Who Hated Kisses/The Pancake Habit

February 7th, 2019

Thanks to the repairs of Siegfried the Viking, the Story Pirates new flying ship is ready for lift off! But before they can shoot off into the stratosphere, the Story Pirates must supply their ship with a magic …

A Hamster's Workday/Backstroke Raptor

January 31st, 2019

The Story Pirates Podcast is back for a new season! After spending several months on a deserted island, Captain Rolo and Siegfried the Viking must …

NEW SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT: the Story Pirates Podcast is Coming Back on January 31st, 2019!

January 10th, 2019

Lee finds an old radio transmitter on the island and uses it to make a very exciting announcement! This mini-episode also features a bonus interview …

Bonus: Calling All Mapmakers! Submit Your Ideas For The Next Story Pirates Book!

October 25th, 2018


We're looking for ideas from kids for our next book with Random House, including kid-drawn maps of a fictional world! Parents go to to submit your child’s story today. And stay tuned for …

NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE: Story Pirates’ new Album Preview

September 28th, 2018


The Story Pirates have a new album and it’s out now! Today’s episode previews some of the featured songs. Listen to NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE wherever you find music today!

Summer Bonus: Silly Monster Problem/Will Wants 300 Bucks/Star

September 20th, 2018

It’s almost time to set sail, but the Story Pirates have another summer bonus episode to listen to while they pack.
Today’s episode features two previously unreleased stories: “Silly Monster Problem,” by an author from …

Teacher’s Guide: Characters With Big Dreams/Make Your Problem Huge

September 13th, 2018

In today’s summer bonus episode, Lee visits a new part of the ship and makes a clever new friend who introduces two lesson plans that parents and teachers can use to help kids write awesome stories while they listen to …

Summer Bonus: The Hungry Rock/A Girl With Superpowers/The Chessmaster

September 6th, 2018

Sure, it’s September. Sure, school has started. But summer hasn’t technically ended! At least it hasn’t for the Story Pirates, who have a new summer …

The Story Pirates + Brains On!: Dr. Weirdo and the Boring Unicorn

August 28th, 2018

The Story Pirates take a break from summer bonus episodes to team up with Brains On! for a special collaborative episode. Featuring a brand new story …

Summer Bonus: The Person Who Could Not Spin/Sandwich Day/How To Make A Basketball Plant

August 23rd, 2018

Question: Who has two thumbs and wants another summer bonus episode of the Story Pirates Podcast? 
Answer: A cute dog. With thumbs.
But you can listen too! Today’s episode features some greatest hits from last season: The …

Summer Bonus: I Want To Be Rich/Fart Out Loud Day/Nothing Is Impossible

August 16th, 2018


A new summer bonus episode from the Story Pirates coming atcha! Today’s episode features a new story called I Want To Be Rich by a 3rd grader from Massachusetts named Sammy, as well as two of our favorite songs from …

Summer Bonus: I Lost The Clock Pieces and the Dog Ate Them/The Giraffe Didn’t Know/Star

August 9th, 2018


It’s time for another summer bonus episode from the Story Pirates! Today’s episode features a new story called I Lost The Clock Pieces And The Dog Ate Them, by a 3rd grader from Georgia named Salem, as well as two of …

Summer Bonus: Frank the Monster/All 8 Unicorns/Penguin Office

August 2nd, 2018


The Story Pirates are back with a special summer bonus episode featuring some of our favorite songs! This weeks episode includes Frank the Monster Who Wasn't Scary, All 8 Unicorns and How Penguin Office Became a Thing. 

The Big Secret/What the World Was Called Before Us

June 7th, 2018

In part two of the season finale, the Story Pirates encounter a mysterious stranger with mystical abilities. This week’s episode features two new stories: "The Big Secret," the story of a purr-fect cat and cantankerous …

The Story Pirates + Wow in the World: The Mixed-Up Sensory World of Synesthesia

May 31st, 2018

The Story Pirates take a break before their big season finale for a special smash up, mash up, crossover episode with Wow in the World, all about the science of synesthesia. 

Already listened to this episode over at Wow …

The Great Wallaby Adventure/Presents For Mom

May 24th, 2018

In part one of the two-part season finale, Meghan, Rachel and Peter threaten mutiny unless Lee joins them in singing a hokey song. This week’s episode features two new stories: "The Great Wallaby Adventure," a …

The Person Who Could Not Spin/Triple Power (feat. Sasheer Zamata and Aparna Nancherla)

May 17th, 2018

Rolo obsesses over two entrancing sirens (Sasheer Zamata and Aparna Nancherla) who teach the Pirates about being #blessed. This week’s episode …

How to Make a Basketball Plant/The Clean Machine (feat. Wyatt Cenac)

May 10th, 2018

The Story Pirates' dream of opening a restaurant/bistro/cafe onboard the ship is put in jeopardy when Russ T. Walrus (Wyatt Cenac), a famously harsh food critic, comes to review the menu. This week’s episode features …

George’s Cheese/Pizza Revenge (feat. Alison Pill and Josh Sharp)

May 3rd, 2018

Meghan reveals the mystery of her porpoise-full past and must heal a rift between her porpoise protege Travis (Josh Sharp) and the intimidating …

The Giraffe Didn't Know/Raining Cake (feat. Michael Cerveris)

April 26th, 2018

When they receive an unexpected visit from a famous treasure hunter (Michael Cerveris), the Story Pirates join the search for Captain Hootie’s famous booby-trapped pirate’s booty. Today's episode features two new …

Evil Cockroach Nation/The Guy (feat. Ben Sinclair)

April 19th, 2018

The unthinkable happens when Lee runs out of his favorite drinkable yogurt, kefir. Thankfully, Poseidon and his lesser-known kid brother Greg (Ben …

In the Car/The Girl Who Couldn't Stop Reading - AKA Me! (feat. Santino Fontana)

April 5th, 2018

The Story Pirates meet a magical hermit crab (Santino Fontana) who either doesn’t believe in himself or isn’t actually magical, but that doesn’t stop the gang from making lots of wishes! Today's episode features two new …

How the Grizzly Bear Turned Into a Polar Bear/Boogerman's Trial

March 29th, 2018

After months of seafaring on a nameless ship, the Story Pirates finally decide what to call their vessel. Best of all, the new ship name comes from one of our listeners! This weeks episode features two new stories: "How …

Fart Out Loud Day/The Boy Who Invented the BPhone3

March 22nd, 2018

Peter’s experiments in the ship laboratory cause almost everyone to develop bizarre superpowers. This weeks episode features two new stories: “Fart Out Loud Day,” a funkalicious body-positivity anthem that gives …

Going to the Moon/All Rainbow Cars

March 15th, 2018

The gang relieves their boredom by inventing a new sport, and a mysterious curmudgeon from below deck helps them play by the rules. This week’s …

The Chess Master/The Amazing Rake (feat. The Gregory Brothers)

March 8th, 2018

Lee introduces Shipcoin, the first ever Shipto-currency, to the gang; but not everyone is thrilled with the new economy on board. This week’s episode features two new stories: “The Chess Master,” a special song in …

Frank the Monster/The Automatic Thinker

March 1st, 2018

Lee returns to find the ship is a little different than when he left, and goes toe to toe with Peter in the first ever Peter Games. This week’s episode features two new stories: “Frank the Monster Who Wasn’t Scary,” an …

BONUS! - More Stories from Live in LA! (feat. Patton Oswalt)

February 26th, 2018


More stories from our live show in Los Angeles featuring Patton Oswalt! Our featured stories today include Computer Boy by Julian, No Veggie Machine …

Live in LA! - To Do/Super Granny (feat. Patton Oswalt)

February 22nd, 2018

The Story Pirates are live in LA with special guest PATTON OSWALT! This week’s episode features two new stories: “To Do,” a hip hop to-do list about a boy and his handy piece of paper, written by a boy from San …

Nothing Is Impossible/Act Like Someone Else Day

February 8th, 2018

In episode 12, the Story Pirates face Mother Nature's wrath as a perfect storm batters the ship. This week’s episode features two new stories: “Nothing Is Impossible,” a soaring orchestral rock song about a …

Dreaming Sheep/Pig and Unicorn

February 1st, 2018

In episode 11, the gang discovers the joy of the prank call but soon realizes that supernatural forces can’t take a joke. This week’s episode …

Sandwich Day/A Girl With Superpowers

January 25th, 2018

This week’s episode features two new stories: “Sandwich Day,” the deliciously maddening tale of a boy with too much of a good thing, written by a fifth grader from Virginia named Charlotte, and “A Girl with …

Ladybug Tickle Day/Cement Dude

January 18th, 2018

In episode 9, our fearless captain Rolo’s most prized possession is stolen, and the Story Pirates must band together to unmask the thief.
This week’s …

How Do You Play Day/Samantha

January 11th, 2018

In episode 8, the Story Pirates realize that their beloved ship is missing a crucial feature, and call upon their listeners for help.

This week’s episode features two new stories: “How Do You Play Day,” the first of our …

The Goose Prank/Santa Claus and His Life

December 28th, 2017

In episode 7, the Story Pirates partake in the age old tradition of Story Love, shouting out authors and stories that have inspired them throughout …

Star/The World Wide Race of the Worst Cars

December 21st, 2017

This week on The Story Pirates Podcast, the crew receives a visit from an old friend who has gone through a magical transformation due to an …

Olympic Masters/How Penguin Office Became a Thing

December 14th, 2017

This week on The Story Pirates Podcast, the crew gets frazzled when they realize they are almost out of kids’ stories to perform, and Story Pirate Meghan reveals one of her awesome superpowers. 
This week’s episode …

Barry and The Big Climbing Tree/The Girls and the Gods

December 7th, 2017

This week on The Story Pirates Podcast, Lee and Peter struggle to find healthy food aboard the ship, and Lee remembers some hidden treasure he had stowed away. Today’s new stories: “Barry and the Big Climbing Tree” by a …

All 8 Unicorns/Riding a Seagull Was Good

November 30th, 2017

In this third episode of the new season of Story Pirates Podcast, Peter and Rolo's messy habits on board the ship create tension with the rest of the …

Annoy Your Sister School/The Girl Who Never Took A Bath

November 20th, 2017

In this second episode of the new season of Story Pirates Podcast, Lee and Peter adjust to life on the pirate ship while fellow Story Pirate Rachel acts suspiciously. Very, VERY suspiciously.
Today’s new stories: “Annoy …

I Love a Ghost/Fred the Carrot

November 20th, 2017

The new season of the Story Pirates Podcast is finally here! In this first episode, Lee and Peter set sail on a pirate ship to fulfill their dream of …

Coming Soon! New Season of Story Pirates!

November 16th, 2017


A preview of our new season in partnership with Gimlet Media. The new season sets sail on November 20th.

The Early Years: I Love You The Best

November 16th, 2017

It’s the season finale! With the relaunch of the Story Pirates Podcast just days away Lee and Peter say thank you to all of the fans with a Story Pirates classic, featuring friend and fellow Story Pirate Kristen Schaal. …

The Early Years: Greatest Hits #4

November 10th, 2017

As the first season of the Story Pirates podcast comes to a close, we present our final greatest hits episode of the season.  Featuring classic stories from the podcast including: "Eat a Spider Day", "The Princess …

The Early Years: Best Horse Show Dogs & Mr. Mishes Swedish Fishes

November 3rd, 2017


Two more unreleased stories written by kid's from the Story Pirates archives. By 2nd grader Aubrey it's "Best Horse Show Dogs" and from 5th grader Brianna it's "Mr. Mishes Swedish Fishes.

The Early Years: Greatest Hits #3

October 27th, 2017


Featuring: Volleyball In the Future and Past!, Zach's Story, The Really Cool Dress, William Woods and This Is National Whoopie Cushion Day

The Early Years: Gooney Pantoyes & The Face in Bulgaria

October 20th, 2017


Gooney Pantoyes by 4th grader Grace & The Face in Bulgaria by 5th grader Alex

Kidcast Sampler (Bonus Episode)

October 16th, 2017


In this bonus episode we're giving you a sampler platter of some of our favorite podcasts for kids.  If you like what you hear check out apple for more information!

The Early Years: The Busy Dizzy Dishwashers & The Thanksgiving Mess

October 12th, 2017


The Busy Dizzy Dishwashers by 3rd grader Cameryn and The Thanksgiving Mess by 5th grader Kyle 

The Early Years: Greatest Hits #2

October 5th, 2017


Featuring: "Dolly Magic Machine," "Football Tornado," "Ukulele Island," "The Chris Allergic to Garbage Cans" & "Fieldtrip to Oppositeland"

The Early Years: Aqua Bus & My Mom is an Annoying Hockey Coach

September 28th, 2017


While Lee and Peter continue their preparation for the podcast relaunch, the Story Pirates present two more classic stories from the archive. The first was written by 4th grader Adreanna as a commercial for a made-up …

The Early Years: The Dog Who Fell in Love with a Cat & King Toot-and-Common

September 21st, 2017


Two classic Story Pirates Radio stories written by Kindergartener Kaci and 4th-grader Savannah.

The Early Years: Greatest Hits #1

September 14th, 2017


It's time to start submitting your brand new original stories for the Story Pirates Podcast relaunch in the fall! In the mean time here is our first ever Greatest Hits episode featuring fan favorite songs, "There is a …

The Early Years: Little Stop-It Holiday & Switcheroo Day

September 7th, 2017


While Peter & Lee continue preparation for the podcast relaunch in the fall, the Story Pirates present two stories from the annual Make up Your …

The Early Years: The Rundown & I Like Lisa

August 31st, 2017


Peter & Lee's summer hiatus continues in preparation for the Story Pirates Podcast relaunch in the fall.  Until then the Story Pirates present a …

The Early Years: Where's Your Diaper & Funny Bunny Holiday

August 24th, 2017


As Peter & Lee prepare for the relaunch of the Story Pirates podcast in the fall the Summer Grab Bag continues with two classic stories from the radio archives: "Where's Your Diaper?" by then-kindergartener Ashlyn …

The Early Years: Steve Francis, Six-Month-Old Crime-Fighting Freak & Abbey is Silly

August 17th, 2017


Lee and Peter continue their preparations for the Fall relaunch of the Story Pirates Podcast. In the mean time, here is another Summer Grab Bag of stories. This week features two classic Story Pirates songs: "Steve …

The Early Years: I Love Babies & Trip to Happy Burg

August 10th, 2017


While Lee & Peter prepare for the Story Pirates podcast relaunch this fall, we are releasing old favorites as part of our Summer Grab Bag series. …

The Early Years: The Alien & My Pet Peeve

August 3rd, 2017


While Lee and Peter prepare for the big podcast relaunch in the Fall, the Story Pirates present another Summer Grab Bag episode featuring "The Alien" by a first grader Faith and "My Pet Peeve" by Kindergartener William.

The Early Years: Giant Bugs 2 & Get That Beat

July 27th, 2017


Welcome to the Story Pirates Summer Grab Bag! In preparation for the podcast relaunch in the fall, Lee and Peter are going on hiatus for the summer. …

The Early Years: Actor's Day, The Love Dragon & Abie the Manie

July 13th, 2017

We're back with our final super special Story 'Splosion bonus episode! This episode features three more classic stories from the archives: "Actor's Day," "The Love Dragon" & "Abie the Manie." Visit

The Early Years: Vixie and the Best Resolution Ever

July 6th, 2017

From our New Years Resolution episode, the Story Pirates present "Vixie and the Best Resolution Ever" by then-4th grader Kitty Lustig!

The Early Years: Kids Riding Ponies, Stretch-A-Undies & Mix Up Mini

June 29th, 2017

Story 'Splosion is back with three more amazing stories from the Story Pirates archives:"Kids Riding Ponies," "Stretch-A-Undies" and "Mix Up Mini."  Visit story for more information.

The Early Years: The Captive Princess

June 22nd, 2017

From our second radio show EVER, way back in 2010, the Story Pirates present "The Captive Princess" by then-4th grader Lilly Hall!

The Early Years: Raccoon Sensor, Dog Day & Donny the Dinosaur and the Tap Dance Adventure"

June 20th, 2017

It's Story 'Splosion #1, our super special bonus episode! This episode features not one, but THREE classic stories from the Story Pirates archives: "Racoon Sensor," "Dog Day," and "Donny the Dinosaur and the Tap Dance …

The Early Years: Shark Tooth Fairy

June 8th, 2017

From our Pet Peeves themed show, the Story Pirates present "Shark Tooth Fairy" by then-4th grader Leah Mitchell!

The Early Years: The Dazzling Situation

May 21st, 2017

From our Mistaken Identities show, the Story Pirates present "The Dazzling Situation" by then-2nd grader Elizabeth Baird.

The Early Years: Eat a Spider Day

May 11th, 2017

From our Made Up Holiday show, the Story Pirates present "Eat a Spider Day" by then-frist grader Nikhil Palakshappa.

The Early Years: Monster Broke

April 17th, 2017

From our New Years Resolution Show, the Story Pirates present "Monster Broke" by then kindergartener Eli Chung.

The Early Years: Ronald Reagan and the Pineapple Paradise

March 28th, 2017

From our Presidential Fan Fiction show, the Story Pirates present "Ronald Reagan and the Pineapple Paradise" by then 3rd grader Brigid Donaghy!

The Early Years: When I Lost My Dog and Took Home a Wolf!

February 17th, 2017

From our Mistaken Identities show back in 2014, The Story Pirates present "When I Lost My Dog and Took Home a Wolf!" by Emily, Abby and Grady.

The Early Years: Princess Lifeguard Camp

January 31st, 2017

From our Camp themed show back in 2013, The Story Pirates present "Princess Lifeguard Camp" by then 4th grader Quinn Sahutske!

The Early Years: Water Falls On My Mom's Head

January 15th, 2017

 From our Water themed show back in August of 2013, The Story Pirates present an adaptation of the one sentence story "Water Falls on My Mom's Head" by then 4th grader Danny Covino

The Early Years: The Really Cool Dress

December 30th, 2016

From our The Future show, The Story Pirates present "The Really Cool Dress" by then 5-year-old Paige Mahoney!

The Early Years: This is National Whoopee Cushion Day

December 15th, 2016

From our Make Up Your Own Holiday show, The Story Pirates present "This is National Whoopee Cushion Day" by then 2nd grader Liam Gimbel!

The Early Years: If I Were President

November 3rd, 2016

In the last days before the 2016 Presidential election, the Story Pirates present a very special podcast episode featuring "If I Were President" by then-kindergartener Jackson Evans. We've turned Jackson's story into a …

The Early Years: The Farm Plays Basketball

August 29th, 2016

From our March 2013 radio show, the Story Pirates present new story "The Farm Plays Basketball" by a the- Kindergartener Reid Beatty!

The Early Years: Secret Agent Pat P. E. Eves

August 4th, 2016

From our Pet Peeves show, the Story Pirates present new story "Secret Agent Pat P. E. Eves" by then 5th grader Mary Wavering.

The Early Years: The Girl Who Turned into Spaghetti

July 14th, 2016

From our November 2011 radio show, the Story Pirates present "The Girl Who Turned Into Spaghetti" by then-first grader Cassandra Smith!

The Early Years: PB and K, Please!

June 24th, 2016

From our Valentines Day show, the Story Pirates present new story "PB and K, Please!" by a then-pre-kindergartener Carrigan Rose Duffel.

The Early Years: Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy

June 9th, 2016

From the Holiday show, the Story Pirates present new story "Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy" by a then-first grader Malena Vermut-Young.

The Early Years: The July Surprise

May 26th, 2016

From the Sidekicks show, the Story Pirates present new story "The July Surprise" by a then-kindergartener June Marzo.

The Early Years: William Woods

May 12th, 2016

Form the Make Up Your Own Celebrity show, the Story Pirates present new story "William Woods" by then-fourth grader Zeke Williams!

The Early Years: I Love (Bonus Track!)

May 6th, 2016

In this bonus episode The Story Pirates performa an old classic in front of a live studio audience! The story is "I Love" by a 2nd grader named …

The Early Years: The New Song

April 25th, 2016

From the New Beginnings show, the Story Pirates present new story “The New Song” by then-third grader Gus Martone!

The Early Years: Bird Tornado

April 8th, 2016

From the Wilderness show, the Story Pirates present new story “Bird Tornado” by Austin Fuemmeler!

The Early Years: Dogs Rights Day

March 24th, 2016

From the Made Up Holiday show, the Story Pirates present new story “Dogs Rights Day” by Emily, Virginia, Claire and Hannah!

The Early Years: Train Monopoly Day

March 10th, 2016

Story Pirates presents new story “Train Monopoly Day” by Dani Jaye Toth.

The Early Years: Polar Bears

February 26th, 2016

Story Pirates presents new story “Polar Bears” by Cally Thomas.

The Early Years: Jill’s Birthday

February 12th, 2016

Story Pirates presents new story “Jill’s Birthday” by Louis Lampe.

The Early Years: The Chris Allergic to Garbage Cans

January 26th, 2016

Story Pirates are back in 2016 with “The Chris Allergic to Garbage Cans” by Charlie Scott.

The Early Years: Lili and the Jungle House

December 17th, 2015

Join Story Pirates for "Lili and the Jungle House" by Sarah, who was in the second grade when she wrote her story.

The Early Years: National Junk Food Day

December 3rd, 2015

Join Story Pirates this week for new story "National Junk Food Day" by Francesca Conti.

The Early Years: Dino Bank Robbers Who Actually Stole For Charity

November 19th, 2015

From our dinosaurs themed show comes “Dino Bank Robbers Who Actually Stole For Charity” by then third grader Ethan Griffis!

The Early Years: Zach's Story

November 5th, 2015

From our “Spring Break” show in April 2015 comes the story ‘Zach’s Story’ by then-third grader Gabriella Freeman!

The Early Years: Chris Foxerson's Famous Day

October 22nd, 2015

From our “Made Up Celebrities” show in September 2014 comes the story ‘Chris Foxerson's Famous Day’ by then-kindergartener Miller Ochs!

The Early Years: Table Manners

October 12th, 2015

From our pet peeves themed show comes new story 'Table Manners' by Callie Woodchek from Dallas, Texas!

The Early Years: Fieldtrip to Oppositeland

September 24th, 2015

Take a trip to Oppositeland with the wacky tale by Gabriel Fassler from Brooklyn, NY!

The Early Years: Best Summer Identity Ever!

May 12th, 2015


Story Pirates are back with a case of mistaken identity featuring NFL’s Steve Smith Sr. in “Best Summer Identity Ever!” by then-second grader Drew …

The Early Years: Lions

February 13th, 2015


Lions and snakes and zookeepers, oh my! In this wacky zoo adventure, the animals are running the show. This week’s podcast features the Story Pirates’ adaptation of then-kindergartener Tamar Posin’s story “Lions”, and …

The Early Years: The Bear Saved the Christmas

December 24th, 2014


Just in time for Christmas comes a holiday story from the archives: “The Bear Saved the Christmas” by then five year old Evan Pegorsch. This episode …

The Early Years: Ukulele Island

December 12th, 2014


Story Pirates are back with a another adaptation, written by a kid, performed by the Story Pirates! This week’s episode features “Ukulele Island” by …

The Early Years: Melissa the Superhero Who Can Lift Up a Chair and She Makes Your Day Feel Special

October 7th, 2014


This week’s Story Pirates episode features a story with one of the longest titles we’ve ever encountered! Check out “The Early Years: 16 - Melissa the Superhero Who Can Lift Up a Chair and She Makes Your Day Feel …

The Early Years: Fall in a Hole

September 18th, 2014


Story Pirates are back with their latest adaptation of “Fall in a hole” by then-preschooler Henry Hilliard. There’s a lot of holes on Farm Street, …

The Early Years: Volleyball In the Future and Past

August 13th, 2014


Story Pirates are back with a story from then-sixth grader Tori Fernandes from Oak Hills, California! Tori’s story “Volleyball in the Future and …

The Early Years: Garbage Truck

April 25th, 2014


What happens when a garbage truck spits out trash instead of picking it up? Find out in this episode of Story Pirates podcast, featuring “Garbage Truck” by twins Jack and Melinda from Westborough, MA. Featuring an …

The Early Years: There Is A Monster (Snufflepants)

March 29th, 2014


Story Pirates are back with “There Is A Monster (Snufflepants)” by first grader Jayden Collier, a story that has now been performed live onstage all …

The Early Years: Football Tornado

March 14th, 2014


What happens when you combine a kid who doesn't know how to play football and a tornado? Find  out in this episode of the Story Pirate Podcast, featuring the story “Football Tornado” by then first grader Jackson Scott …

The Early Years: The Birth of Acapella

February 22nd, 2014


In this episode of the Story Pirate Podcast, then 7th grader Kaleigh Ringo tells us her wacky version of how a cappella was born in her story, “The Birth of Acapella”! Join the Story Pirates for a trip to Musicville …

The Early Years: Big Girl Bed

February 7th, 2014


In this installment of the Story Pirates podcast, this musical adaptation of not-even-three year old Mia’s story “I love my big girl bed”! Find out …

The Early Years: Angry

January 24th, 2014


In the latest installment of Story Pirates podcast, the Story Pirates bring you the musical adaptation of “Angry” by Kai Hacker. Adapted my Story …

The Early Years: Weird Backpack

January 10th, 2014

The Story Pirates are back with  ‘The Weird Backpack’ by then 9 year old Bridget Hermann. When classroom eating backpacks threaten to take over the …

The Early Years: No Ice Cream

December 13th, 2013

Story Pirates head to Hotville in "No Ice cream" by then 8 year old Kenna! With superpowers and a little help from a deus ex helicopter, join Super …

The Early Years: Dolly Magic Machine

November 27th, 2013

The Story Pirates are back with “Dolly Magic Machine” by then-1st grader Charlotte Thompson from Indianapolis. Inspired by a favorite toy, the Dolly …

The Early Years: Pluto And The Pop Rocks

November 15th, 2013


Journey into space with the Story Pirates in “Pluto and the Pop Rocks” by John Hobbes Taylor. Why is dwarf planet Pluto sad, and how will the visiting kids cheer him up? Join the Story Pirates on this weird vacation …

The Early Years: The Ghost’s New Friend

October 30th, 2013


Just in time for Halloween, Story Pirates is back with the (not so scary) story 'The Ghost's New Friend' by Alyssa Mazak! Join ghost Boo as he …

The Early Years: Trash Day

October 17th, 2013


Have you ever wondered about the origins of Trash Day? Fourth grader Emery Gischler explains in his wacky origin story set - where else? - the North …

The Early Years: Marshmallow Shooter Camp

October 2nd, 2013

In Story Pirates first podcast, Lee Overtree (Artistic Director, Story Pirates) and Mindy Thomas (Host, Absolutely Mindy on Sirius XM's Kids Place …
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