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Story Pirates

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The award-winning Story Pirates Podcast takes stories written by kids and turns them into sketch comedy and songs. Made up of talented comedians, songwriters, and frequent celebrity guests, the Story Pirates inspire kids to create, bringing laughter to kids and grownups of all ages with hilarious sk… read more

229 Episodes | 2013 - 2022

DJ Squirm-a-Lot’s Beach Day Mixtape 2022

July 4th, 2022

46:41

DJ Squirm-a-Lot heads to the beach for sun, surf and smashing that spacebar! For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast

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The Prince-ess/The Magician’s Accidents (feat. Rivkah Reyes)

June 30th, 2022

38:52

Peter and Nimene swap personalities. Featuring two new stories: “The Prince-ess,” a song about a royal (Rivkah Reyes) who is brave enough to share …

Imagication: Nice Bees - Preview

June 27th, 2022

9:32

In an extended preview of this brand new bonus episode, Peter does a pretty passable Australian accent as he takes listeners through a creative …

All Because I Bit My Knee/Cat That Can Spell

June 23rd, 2022

38:34

Meghan discovers crystals. Featuring two new stories: “All Because I Bit My Knee,” a story about a minor trampoline accident that spirals into …

The Secret Theme Park/Ryan in Rhinebeck Grows Rhubarb (feat. Krysta Rodriguez)

June 16th, 2022

35:12

Smitty becomes an official member of the Story Pirates, but is surprised to see what exactly that entails. Featuring two new stories: “The Secret Theme Park,” a song about a girl (Krysta Rodriguez) who discovers the …

Snakes and People/The Fish Person (feat. Kimmy Gatewood and Rebekka Johnson)

June 9th, 2022

42:43

As the Story Pirates begin to traverse the different underground layers of the earth, they encounter a dance party led by EDM-loving dinosaurs (Kimmy Gatewood and Rebekka Johnson). Featuring two new stories: “Snakes and …

The Inside Story: The Chicken King

June 6th, 2022

8:08

The Inside Story features new interviews with fan-favorite characters from past episodes of the Story Pirates Podcast. This week, Peter catches up with the Chicken King to find out if he’s figured out how to be a kinder …

You Make No Sense!/The Chicken King (feat. Michael Urie)

June 2nd, 2022

43:30

In part 2 of the season 5 premiere, the Story Pirates meet the proprietor of a strange underground theme park (Michael Urie). Featuring two new stories: “You Make No Sense!”, a song about a kid who O.S.I.A. (Only Speaks …

Driving Bumblebees/The Bad Dog Who Was Smart (feat. Michael Urie)

May 26th, 2022

41:15

The Story Pirates are back for season 5! In part 1 of the season premiere, the Story Pirates begin their journey to the center of the earth and meet the bearer of a very mysterious voice (Michael Urie). Featuring two …

Announcing Season 5!

May 6th, 2022

5:54

The Story Pirates Podcast is back for Season 5! Starting May 26th, listen to new episodes wherever you get your podcasts. Finally! Find out about a virtual party featuring a live reading of a fan-favorite episode and …

Deep Cuts #7: Cake Stories

January 27th, 2022

23:56

The Story Pirates Podcast will be back soon with Season 5, but in the meantime we have a brand new, cake-themed bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest and weirdest stories from the archives. Featuring …

Deep Cuts #6: Cheese Stories

January 20th, 2022

30:44

The Story Pirates Podcast will be back soon with Season 5, but in the meantime we have a brand new, cheese-themed bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest, and weirdest stories from the archives. Featuring …

Deep Cuts #5: Dragon Stories

January 13th, 2022

32:56

The Story Pirates Podcast will be back soon with Season 5, but in the meantime we have a brand new, dragon-themed bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest and weirdest stories from the archives. Featuring …

DJ Squirm-a-Lot’s Thanksgiving Mixtape 2021

November 24th, 2021

59:08

In this special bonus episode, DJ Squrim-a-Lot celebrates Thanksgiving the only way he knows how–by smashing that spacebar! Featuring some of our favorite songs and deep cuts from the podcast.

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Trailer–Bugs and Daffy’s Thanksgiving Road Trip

November 22nd, 2021

3:21

Celebrate Thanksgiving week with Looney Tunes and the Story Pirates! Looney Tunes Presents: Bugs and Daffy’s Thanksgiving Road Trip is a hilarious new family podcast featuring writers and performers you know and love …

The Perfect Horse/Fishing Fish That Fish Humans (feat. Gabrielle Dennis and Allan K. Washington)

August 5th, 2021

37:21

In part two of our season finale, an undersea queen (Gabrielle Dennis) reveals her secrets. Featuring two new stories: “The Perfect Horse,” an R&B ballad about a kid (Allan K. Washington) with an equestrian dream, …

If Dogs Could Do The Boogie/Cheese Monkey With A Baloney Hat (feat. Gabrielle Dennis, MOZIAH and Koo Koo Kanga Roo)

July 29th, 2021

32:46

In part one of their season finale, the Story Pirates meet a queen (Gabrielle Dennis) and find out, once and for all, if the underwater city of …

Bad Art Werewolf/The Bear Claw (feat. Satya Bhabha, Michael Longoria, Nicolas Dromard, Dominic Nolfi, and Quinn Van Antwerp)

July 22nd, 2021

33:47

The Story Pirates meet a famous film director (Satya Bhabha) who is making a stunt-filled underwater action movie. Featuring two new stories: “Bad …

The Snowball Safe/Claudia the Cloud (feat. Jon Bass)

July 15th, 2021

37:05

The crew discovers an underwater city and king (Jon Bass) that miiiiiight not be the exact one they’re looking for. Featuring two new stories: “The Snowball Safe,” a story about a girl who discovers an ingenious method …

Martian-Mallows/The Big Fortune (feat. Juwan Crawley)

July 8th, 2021

33:20

Lee discovers a surprising new tiny friend. Featuring two new stories: “Martian-Mallows,” an intergalactic bop about a kid (Juwan Crawley) who battles aliens who have a taste for gooey treats, written by Eason, a 7 year …

DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Summer BBQ Mixtape 2021

July 1st, 2021

50:31

In this special bonus episode, everybody’s favorite worm DJ crafts the perfect playlist for your summer outdoor party plans. 

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The Beautiful Potato/What It Feels Like To Be A Ghost

June 24th, 2021

35:20

The crew stumbles upon a troupe of Fish Scouts and helps them learn the skills to earn an important badge. Featuring two new stories: “The Beautiful …

Popsicle Sweater/The New Species (feat. Raúl Esparza)

June 10th, 2021

36:49

In their 100th episode, the Story Pirates attend a show by famous octopus magician Octavious the Great (Raúl Esparza). Featuring two new stories: “Popsicle Sweater,” a blissed out tune about popsicle outerwear, written …

The July Playdate/The Short Neck Giraffe (feat. Lauren Holt)

June 3rd, 2021

36:23

An anonymous underwater graffiti artist named Angelfish (Lauren Holt) tags the Story Pirates’ ship. Featuring two new stories: “The July Playdate,” a …

The Music Trials/Anti-Body Man (feat. Nick Blaemire)

May 27th, 2021

30:52

Rolo tests out new and possibly unwise recipes for soup. Featuring two new stories: “The Music Trials,” a song about an aspiring …

Conquering Pitland/Teachers Are People Too?!

May 20th, 2021

39:11

Meghan gets a new restorative hobby. Featuring two new stories: “Conquering Pitland,”a story about an army of fingers set to conquer an armpit, …

Stars and Moonlight/The Mystery of the Eaten Candy (feat. Chuck Bryant)

May 13th, 2021

34:49

The Story Pirates venture out of the ship to a rock concert that is being held inside the mouth of a giant whale (Chuck Bryant). Featuring two new stories: “Stars and Moonlight,” a song about two sisters who can’t agree …

Little Snacks Big Problems/The Brown Cat

May 6th, 2021

34:41

Eric gets ready to watch the big game! Featuring two new stories: “Little Snacks Big Problems,” a medley of musical angst from the world’s most …

The Missing Golden Eggs/The Super Secret Sassy Story (feat. Jana Schmieding)

April 29th, 2021

36:59

During a visit to Great White Shark Cafe, Peter faces off with a fearsome shark (Jana Shmieding). Featuring two new stories: “The Missing Golden …

Mr. Chuggy and Me/The Zero-annaire

April 22nd, 2021

40:14

The Story Pirates forget Rachel’s birthday, so she escapes to Jellyfish Village and meets a very familiar jellyfish pop star. Featuring two new stories: “Mr. Chuggy and Me,” a story about a girl who wishes for …

The Boy Who Had a Pet Ice Cube/The Not-So-Safe Safe (feat. Mary Holland and Alex Boniello)

April 15th, 2021

35:09

The Story Pirates try to spiff their ship with help from reality TV host Whimsey Pepperdime (Mary Holland). Featuring two new stories: “The Boy Who …

The Peach/Ten Tigers

April 8th, 2021

36:25

Rolo discovers a secret compartment on the ship that contains a rare family heirloom. Featuring two new stories: “The Peach,” a song about a magical …

DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Spring Break Mixtape 2021

April 1st, 2021

43:56

In this special bonus episode, everybody’s favorite worm DJ smashes that spacebar and plays some of our favorite songs from the podcast.

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The Lost Spoon/Backwards Town

March 25th, 2021

39:37

When the power goes out, Siegfried and Eric must go on an epic journey to the center of the ship. Featuring two new stories: “The Lost Spoon,” the story of an opinionated cutlery aficionado who goes to great lengths to …

The Ant Who Saved Her Colony/The Boy Who Couldn't Stop Crying

March 18th, 2021

29:59

The Story Pirates discover there is a drain in the ocean floor, and they’re headed right for it! Featuring two new stories: “The Ant Who Saved Her …

The Boy Who Mailed Himself to Australia/The Story of the Plumber’s Hideous Yodels (feat. Parvesh Cheena)

March 11th, 2021

39:32

It’s the Johnny Blobfish Show! Starring Johnny Blobfish (Parvesh Cheena)! Meghan as Mrs. Blobfish! Rachel as Johnny Blobfish Jr.! Lee as The Mail Carrier! Eric as Mr. Wilkinson! Nimene as Suzy Who Lives Next Door! And …

I’m Toast, Man/The Adventures of Harold Jordan (feat. Maulik Pancholy)

March 4th, 2021

37:11

The Story Pirates meet an excitable isopod (Maulik Pancholy) who curates a very unique underwater museum. Featuring two new stories: “I’m Toast, …

Deep Cuts #4

February 25th, 2021

26:28

The Story Pirates Podcast will be back with new episodes starting March 4th, but in the meantime we have a brand new bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest and weirdest stories from the archives. …

Deep Cuts #3

February 18th, 2021

27:05

The Story Pirates Podcast will be back with new episodes starting March 4th, but in the meantime we have a brand new bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest and weirdest stories from the archives. …

Deep Cuts #2

February 11th, 2021

30:52

We’ll be back with new episodes starting March 4th, but in the meantime here’s another brand new bonus episode featuring some of our favorite deep cuts from the archives along with behind-the-scenes tidbits on how the …

Deep Cuts #1

February 4th, 2021

24:46

The Story Pirates Podcast will be back with new episodes starting March 4th, but in the meantime we have a brand new bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest, and weirdest stories from the archives. …

Millions of Stars/The Invention Convention (feat. Starr Busby)

December 17th, 2020

37:09

The Story Pirates arrive at their undersea destination. Featuring two new stories: “Millions of Stars,” a musical meditation on the origins of the …

An Interview with Lilli Cooper

December 14th, 2020

23:22

Lee talks to actor and singer Lilli Cooper (star of the new Story Pirates bedtime show Sleep Squad) about growing up in a family of performers and …

If Dogs Are Janitors/Zombies Ate My Homework!!!!!! (feat. Larry Owens)

December 10th, 2020

33:30

Baby With A Mustache founds a start-up. Featuring two new stories: “If Dogs Are Janitors,” a song about a lucky pup (Larry Owens) working his dream …

Undercover Birthday/Trapped in a Basketball (feat. Rachel Dratch and Will Swenson)

December 3rd, 2020

41:13

The Story Pirates help Meryl the Mermaid (Rachel Dratch) in her quest to win the 65th Annual Mermaid Tail Competition. Featuring two new stories: “Undercover Birthday,” a song about a classified celebration for a super …

DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Thanksgiving Mixtape 2020

November 25th, 2020

53:17

In this special bonus episode, DJ Squrim-a-Lot provides the soundtrack to your Thanksgiving feast, featuring some of our favorite songs and deep cuts from the podcast.

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Funny Animals/The Pancake Heist

November 19th, 2020

39:37

The Story Pirates try out a new, complicated board game. Featuring two new stories: “Funny Animals,” a story about going to the circus that is also …

My Mouth Ran Away/The Zinc Sink With the Kink in the Link Problem (feat. Alison Pill)

November 12th, 2020

33:47

Mother Porpoise (Alison Pill) revives her rivalry with Meghan. Featuring two new stories, “My Mouth Ran Away,” a story about a rebellious mouth by …

The Gold Tiara/The Blog Story

November 5th, 2020

39:36

Nimene searches for a new purpose. Featuring two new stories: “The Gold Tiara,” an epic fantasy tale about two kids who save the world from a dark …

Rockstar/The Creepy Weepy Dollhouse

October 29th, 2020

39:28

Lee meets a spider. Featuring two new stories: “Rockstar,” a story about a mistaken identity that proves anyone can take center stage, by Olivia, a …

The Fairy Without Wings/The Competition Competition (feat. Patti Harrison and Mitra Jouhari)

October 22nd, 2020

38:51

The Story Pirates venture into the depths of an ocean trench where they encounter two bickering Riddlefish (Patti Harrison and Mitra Jouhari). Featuring two new stories: “The Fairy Without Wings,” a musical homage to …

Blue Night/The Unlucky Man

October 15th, 2020

34:32

In part 2 of our season 4 premiere, Rachel and Eric race each other to the treasure, with surprising results. Featuring two new stories: “Blue …

The Weird Sisters/The Secrets of the Paintings (feat. Stephanie Hsu)

October 8th, 2020

37:52

Season 4 begins deep under the ocean, where the Story Pirates investigate the mysterious return of an old friend and meet a new one. Featuring two …

CATS SIT ON YOU - the new Story Pirates album is out now!

August 28th, 2020

6:27

The Story Pirates’ new album, CATS SIT ON YOU, is out now! The follow-up to our award winning album BACKSTROKE RAPTOR, CATS SIT ON YOU features more …

Hedgie and the Cloud Kingdom/Floor Juice (feat. Lilli Cooper)

July 30th, 2020

30:25

The Story Pirates head home and are surprised by what they find. Featuring two new stories: “Hedgie and the Cloud Kingdom,” a hedgehog dance party …

The Strawberry Band/The Angel Pigs (feat. Karan Kendrick)

July 23rd, 2020

38:08

The Story Pirates finally reach their space destination and meet a queen (Karan Kendrick). Featuring two new stories: “The Strawberry Band,” a song about a Beatlesque rock band and their encounter with a shark, written …

I Have A Cookie/Three Little Phones (feat. Eddie Cooper)

July 9th, 2020

32:42

The Story Pirates meet a shapeshifting alien full of nostalgia. Featuring two new stories: “I Have A Cookie,” a gospel number sung by Eddie Cooper …

Sarah’s Song Story/The Door That No One Could Open (feat. Julie Andrews)

July 2nd, 2020

35:38

The Story Pirates’ ship enters one of the galaxy’s most dangerous spots, the Switcheroo Zone, and items on board start randomly turning into other …

The Weird Food Club/The Girl Who Painted Everything

June 25th, 2020

36:07

Lee gets inside the heads of his Story Pirate friends. Featuring two new stories: “The Weird Food Club,” a story about a group of friends who rally …

The Girl Who Wanted To Eat The Sky/The Dice That Didn’t Want To Be Rolled (feat. Aneesa Folds)

June 18th, 2020

34:04

Rolo gets a puppy and learns some hard lessons about pet ownership in space. Featuring two new stories: “The Girl Who Wanted To Eat The Sky,” an …

The Night I Started Sharing a Room With My Sister/Dogs With a Secret

June 11th, 2020

30:41

Meghan starts a film festival on the ship and the Story Pirates flex their cinematic muscles. Featuring two new stories: “The Night I Started Sharing a Room With My Sister,” a homage to Alanis Morissette about a big …

One Little Pink Rose

June 4th, 2020

9:54

In this special bonus episode, we return to a story from last season that reminds us of the need to stand up, take action and make our voices heard. Resources for grownups about how to talk to kids about racial equity …

The Poisonous Butterfly/Cartwheel Girl

May 28th, 2020

38:30

Lee blows off steam in the ship’s simulroom. Featuring two new stories: “The Poisonous Butterfly,” a story about a bold scientist who has to save the …

Chicken on a Motorcycle/The Donut Gymnast

May 21st, 2020

39:14

Peter and Lee learn the shocking truth about Smitty. Featuring two new stories: “Chicken on a Motorcycle,” a tale about a new kind of hero and the explosive power of jazz, written by two brothers from Arizona, Mason, …

Rosie the Rose/The Soup (feat. Kristen Bell)

May 14th, 2020

35:51

A holographic motivational speaker (Kristen Bell) encourages the Story Pirates to the extreme. Featuring two new stories: “Rosie the Rose,” a synth …

Every Midnight I Turn Into a Wolf/The Case of the Missing Files (feat. Lena Hall and George Basil)

May 7th, 2020

34:14

A Party Planet (George Basil) tries to convince the Story Pirates to stick around and have some fun. Featuring two new stories: “Every Midnight I …

DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Spring Break Mixtape

April 30th, 2020

46:35

In this special bonus episode, everybody’s favorite worm DJ smashes the spacebar for some of our favorite songs and deep cuts from the podcast.

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The Time Machine/Dear Water Cycle (feat. Ophira Eisenberg)

April 23rd, 2020

32:08

A tabloid reporter (Ophira Eisenberg) boards the ship with some surprising news. Featuring two new stories: “The Time Machine,” a song about a potluck supper that takes place in a surprising time period, written by …

Good Cups/The Dog That Thought the Sunset Was a Ball (feat. Bobby Moynihan)

April 16th, 2020

34:07

A visitor from the future (Bobby Moynihan) implores the Story Pirates to help him save the universe. Featuring two new stories: “Good Cups,” a rap about all the different kinds of incredible cups you can drink out of, …

Minnie, the Cutest Dog in the World/How to Be a Great Salesperson (feat. Joe Lo Truglio and Beth Dover)

April 9th, 2020

33:18

Baby With A Mustache is left alone on the ship and must defend it against bandits (Joe Lo Truglio and Beth Dover). Featuring two new stories: “Minnie, the Cutest Dog in the World,” a musical homage to Britney Spears …

The First Kids to Work at the Census/Rowan and the 3 Sloths

April 2nd, 2020

32:16

In need of extra cash, Siegfried makes a dicey business decision. Featuring two new stories: “The First Kids to Work at the Census,” a song about two kids who just want to put their natural talents to work, by William, …

Jumping Bean Jack and Bouncing Bailey/Betsy’s Grand Slam

March 26th, 2020

32:29

The Story Pirates have a garage sale, and something very important gets sold by mistake. Featuring two new stories: “Jumping Bean Jack and Bouncing …

The Case of the Musical Cinnamon Buns/Attack of the Stuff (feat. Alysha Deslorieux)

March 19th, 2020

31:47

Rolo holds a karaoke night competition in the hopes it will attract the Story Pirates to his struggling Bean Emporium. Featuring two new stories: …

The Monkey and the Ice Skates/Tissues (feat. Paul Scheer)

March 5th, 2020

40:57

The Story Pirates welcome their old pal Franklin (Paul Scheer) to the ship. Wait. Do we even know a Franklin? Featuring two new stories: “The Monkey …

Fun Crazy Weird Hair Store/The Mountain Fart (feat. Robin Lord Taylor)

February 27th, 2020

34:26

An old friend finds their voice and the Story Pirates discover a surprising new planet. Featuring two new stories: “Fun Crazy Weird Hair Store,” a …

Humming/Time Trap

February 20th, 2020

30:25

The Story Pirates are lost in space. Featuring two new stories: “Humming,” a song about a simple habit that snowballs into a worldwide trend, by …

Quest for the Crystal Crown

February 6th, 2020

12:10

In this special bonus episode about the new Story Pirates book, Quest for the Crystal Crown, Lee interviews authors Annabeth Bondor-Stone and Connor White, as well as several characters from the book, including Hobbly …

The Puzzle Competition/Family Room Wars (feat. Billy Eichner and members of Freestyle Love Supreme)

December 19th, 2019

32:30

The crew encounters a mysterious delivery man (Billy Eichner) with a dark purpose. Featuring two new stories: “The Puzzle Competition,” a hip hop track featuring members of Freestyle Love Supreme about a high stakes …

My Family Are Tigers/Winter (feat. Lake Bell)

December 12th, 2019

35:12

The crew meets the owner of a cosmic zoo (Lake Bell) who has plans for a new exhibit. Featuring two new stories: “My Family Are Tigers,” the story of …

Quark Power/Spelling Sssnakes (feat. Danny Pudi)

December 5th, 2019

34:18

The ship’s new virtual reality room lets Peter live out his greatest dream. Featuring two new stories: “Quark Power,” a power pop song about …

Thanksgiving Road Trip Mixtape

November 27th, 2019

46:42

In this special bonus episode, the Story Pirates provide the soundtrack to your holiday travel with some of our favorite songs and deep cuts from the …

My Principal Ate a Worm/Backstage Dreams

November 21st, 2019

33:31

Siegfried discovers a Gladiator Planet where he is challenged to battle in ways he never expected. Featuring two new stories: “My Principal Ate a …

Cucumbers 4 Life/The Family of Cows

November 14th, 2019

26:39

The Story Pirates throw a pool party on a new water planet, revealing a multiplicity of surprises. Featuring two new stories: “Cucumbers 4 Life,” a …

The Raccoon’s Very Hard Choice/Stepping Up

November 7th, 2019

30:58

Rolo embarks on a spacewalk in a desperate attempt to retrieve a package from the space post office. Featuring two new stories: “The Raccoon’s Very …

Boo!/The Clock (feat. Paul F. Tompkins)

October 31st, 2019

31:30

The crew’s exploration of outer space takes them to Game Show Planet, where a charismatic host (Paul F. Tompkins) challenges the Story Pirates to …

Space Llama/Have You Wondered (feat. Lauren Lapkus)

October 24th, 2019

35:31

A space caterer (Lauren Lapkus) helps the Story Pirates learn to like strange foods from other galaxies. Featuring two new stories: “Space Llama,” a …

Glowy and the Friend Adventure/The Big Chance (feat. Jeremy Sisto)

October 17th, 2019

38:15

Having successfully exited the Earth’s atmosphere, the Story Pirates are greeted by the captain of the Intergalactic Space Friends Alliance (Jeremy …

The Bear That Couldn’t Disco/The Slowest Elevator In The World (feat. Alex Brightman)

October 10th, 2019

34:48

The Story Pirates are back with season 3! With the help of their new friend Nimene and her extraterrestrial companion Loofah, the Pirates prepare to head into outer space. Featuring two new stories: “The Bear That …

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Story Pirates Podcast Is Back For Season 3!

September 26th, 2019

3:34

The Story Pirates return for a brand new season on October 10, 2019.

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SECRET LIFE OF PETS: The Knight’s Pet Dragon/Turtle Beach

September 19th, 2019

17:22

In this special bonus episode, the Story Pirates reveal the winner of the Secret Life of Pets 2 contest and thank everyone who sent in a story. This episode also features an encore of a fan favorite from last season, …

CONTEST: Story Pirates + The Secret Life of Pets 2

August 14th, 2019

4:20

Announcing a special contest with our friends from The Secret Life of Pets 2! We’re looking for kid-written stories about what happens when pets are left alone. We'll choose a story to feature on a special bonus episode …

Pet Store or Food Store?/A Dinosaur Ate Me (feat. Mandy Gonzalez and James Monroe Iglehart)

June 27th, 2019

25:28

In part two of our season finale, the Story Pirates learn more about their unexpected guest and find out where they are headed next. Featuring two new stories: “Pet Store or Food Store?,” a story about a very confused …

Banana Clown/Cats Sit On You (feat. Secret Agent 23 Skidoo)

June 20th, 2019

28:10

In part one of our season finale, the Story Pirates discover an intruder on the ship. Featuring two new stories: “Banana Clown,” a hip hop track featuring Grammy Award-winning rapper Secret Agent 23 Skidoo about a guy …

The Mad Piano Player/The Aristocrats Strike Back (feat. Josh Gondelman)

June 13th, 2019

37:34

The Story Pirates meet a gas station attendant (Josh Gondelman) who likes to tell excruciatingly long and boring stories. Featuring two new stories: “The Mad Piano Player,” a song about a boy who plays an explosive …

Tape Ball Purse/The Girl With A Voice (feat. Bowen Yang)

June 6th, 2019

32:21

When Rachel installs a ‘Smart Ship’(Bowen Yang), the Story Pirates learn about the dangers of artificial intelligence. Featuring two new stories: “Tape Ball Purse,” a story about a new product that will help you to not …

The Disgusting Water Bottle/Robotics Engineering Doll (feat. Colin Meloy)

May 30th, 2019

30:31

Rolo builds an escape room on the ship to teach the other Story Pirates to work together. Featuring two new stories: “The Disgusting Water Bottle …

The Amazing Adventure/My Big Project

May 23rd, 2019

36:06

 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

4:53

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

32:38

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

36:07

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

32:25

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

33:04

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

37:28

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

26:33

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

22:26

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

33:47

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

33:01

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

28:58

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

32:22

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

35:11

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 him...help them. Featuring two new stories: I …

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

February 14th, 2019

38:18

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

33:02

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

30:28

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

10:21

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

5:43

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 storypirates.com/spark to submit your child’s story today. And stay tuned for …

NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE: Story Pirates’ new Album Preview

September 28th, 2018

4:07

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!

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

September 20th, 2018

22:00

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

20:00

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

21:40

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

23:57

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

21:17

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

21:36

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

19:03

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

16:46

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

42:43

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

43:44

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. 

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The Great Wallaby Adventure/Presents For Mom

May 24th, 2018

30:57

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

30:51

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

26:49

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

31:23

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

26:08

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

27:13

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

30:03

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

31:32

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

31:11

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

25:55

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

31:16

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

25:27

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

30:13

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

24:29

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

26:38

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

30:02

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

29:30

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

25:32

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

26:03

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

25:02

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

26:08

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

22:29

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. 

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

December 7th, 2017

23:43

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

20:56

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

18:57

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

23:03

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

3:27

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

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The Early Years: I Love You The Best

November 16th, 2017

5:59

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

32:48

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

17:32

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.

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The Early Years: Greatest Hits #3

October 27th, 2017

28:58

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

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The Early Years: Gooney Pantoyes & The Face in Bulgaria

October 20th, 2017

16:53

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

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Kidcast Sampler (Bonus Episode)

October 16th, 2017

21:03

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 podcasts.com/kids for more information!

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

October 12th, 2017

13:38

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

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The Early Years: Greatest Hits #2

October 5th, 2017

25:03

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

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

September 28th, 2017

10:32

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

14:27

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

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The Early Years: Greatest Hits #1

September 14th, 2017

23:16

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

13:31

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

11:37

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

12:20

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

11:43

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

13:13

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

10:46

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

11:18

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

24:38

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

16:54

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

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

June 29th, 2017

22:27

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 pirates.org/podcastfans for more information.

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The Early Years: The Captive Princess

June 22nd, 2017

19:57

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

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

June 20th, 2017

21:03

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

17:57

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

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The Early Years: The Dazzling Situation

May 21st, 2017

16:08

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

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The Early Years: Eat a Spider Day

May 11th, 2017

17:34

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

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The Early Years: Monster Broke

April 17th, 2017

19:39

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

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The Early Years: Ronald Reagan and the Pineapple Paradise

March 28th, 2017

20:26

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

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

February 17th, 2017

18:08

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.

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The Early Years: Princess Lifeguard Camp

January 31st, 2017

18:23

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

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

January 15th, 2017

15:01

 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

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The Early Years: The Really Cool Dress

December 30th, 2016

17:06

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

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The Early Years: This is National Whoopee Cushion Day

December 15th, 2016

14:29

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

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The Early Years: If I Were President

November 3rd, 2016

10:59

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

15:42

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

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

August 4th, 2016

19:14

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

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The Early Years: The Girl Who Turned into Spaghetti

July 14th, 2016

17:06

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

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The Early Years: PB and K, Please!

June 24th, 2016

15:00

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

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The Early Years: Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy

June 9th, 2016

17:25

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

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The Early Years: The July Surprise

May 26th, 2016

16:20

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

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The Early Years: William Woods

May 12th, 2016

17:13

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

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The Early Years: I Love (Bonus Track!)

May 6th, 2016

8:09

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

19:03

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

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The Early Years: Bird Tornado

April 8th, 2016

15:54

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

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The Early Years: Dogs Rights Day

March 24th, 2016

20:48

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

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The Early Years: Train Monopoly Day

March 10th, 2016

16:58

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

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The Early Years: Polar Bears

February 26th, 2016

15:39

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

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The Early Years: Jill’s Birthday

February 12th, 2016

19:35

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

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The Early Years: The Chris Allergic to Garbage Cans

January 26th, 2016

17:58

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

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The Early Years: Lili and the Jungle House

December 17th, 2015

18:16

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

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The Early Years: National Junk Food Day

December 3rd, 2015

14:42

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

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

November 19th, 2015

14:49

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

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The Early Years: Zach's Story

November 5th, 2015

15:26

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

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The Early Years: Chris Foxerson's Famous Day

October 22nd, 2015

14:30

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

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The Early Years: Table Manners

October 12th, 2015

14:07

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

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The Early Years: Fieldtrip to Oppositeland

September 24th, 2015

15:40

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

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The Early Years: Best Summer Identity Ever!

May 12th, 2015

16:20

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

17:18

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

16:12

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

14:09

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

17:08

 

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

13:30

 

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

13:43

 

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

14:07

 

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

12:17

 

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

14:07

 

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

18:19

 

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

12:02

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

12:28

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

15:06

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

16:25

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

15:13

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

13:33

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

12:48

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

15:44

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

12:46

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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