By Alison T.
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The podcast that shares stories — original works, personal tales, favorites from TV shows, books, movies and more.
||CleanEpisode 24 — The Outsiders||Ali discusses S. E. Hinton’s powerful coming-of-age novel, The Outsiders. She reads passages and talks about important character moments as well as the significance of the novel’s famous quote, “Stay gold, Ponyboy.”||2/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 23 — Nickelodeon Nostalgia with Stacey Grant||Ali interviews Seventeen Snapchat Editor and author of Hey Arnold! Guide to Relationships, Stacey Grant. Stacey shares about her career path, favorite articles she's written and people she's interviewed, her thoughts on reboots, favorite...||2/4/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22 — Pixar's 22 Rules of Storytelling||Ali discusses Pixar's 22 rules of storytelling compiled by former Pixar storyboard artist, Emma Coats, drawing examples from various Pixar films along the way with each screenwriting tip.||1/28/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21 — “A for Abigail”||Ali shares a new short story she wrote called “A for Abigail.”||1/21/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20 — Pitch Perfect||Ali discusses the a cappella comedy movie, Pitch Perfect, written by Kay Cannon, sharing her favorite lines and highlighting the positive message of this feel-good film.||1/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19 — Musical Mania with Casey Reed||Ali interviews music director, Casey Reed. He talks about his experience working on various projects, favorite composers and Broadway musicals, the importance of music in storytelling, tips for aspiring professional musicians and much more. Plus, an...||1/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18 — Favorite Children’s Books||Ali counts down her favorite books from early childhood, including The Cat in the Hat, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Goodnight Moon and more.||12/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17 — A Christmas Carol||Ali discusses the famous novella by Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol. She reads passages and talks about how its timeless message warrants its many adaptations.||12/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16 — A Charlie Brown Christmas||Ali discusses the first original animated Peanuts special, A Charlie Brown Christmas, written by Charles Schulz. She shares some interesting facts about the special and cites all the moments that make it so iconic.||12/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15 — How the Grinch Stole Christmas!||Ali discusses the animated Christmas special based on the book of the same name, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! She shares her favorite moments and cites some lyrics from the classic song, “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch.”||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14 — Elf||Ali discusses the beloved Christmas comedy film, Elf, sharing her favorite quotes and a few fun facts along the way while emphasizing the joyful spirit that makes this a fun movie to enjoy all year round.||12/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 13 — Talking TV with Jerry Perzigian||Ali interviews Emmy award-winning showrunner, writer and producer, Jerry Perzigian, who's worked on many classic sitcoms including The Jeffersons, The Golden Girls, Frasier, Married... with Children and more. Jerry shares how he got his start in the...||11/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12 — The Rugrats Movie||Ali discusses The Rugrats Movie, the first theatrical film based on her all-time favorite childhood cartoon, Rugrats, created by Arlene Klasky, Gábor Csupó and Paul Germain. She reminisces about the hype leading up to the movie and her...||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11 — The Last Man on Earth||Ali discusses the post-apocalyptic comedy, The Last Man on Earth, created by Will Forte. She recaps story arcs from each season while referencing the show's silly humor as well as its many dark moments.||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10 — Of Mice and Men||Ali discusses the key foreshadowing moments in John Steinbeck’s classic novella, Of Mice and Men.||11/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9 — Invader ZIM + “Dodgeball of Doom”||Ali discusses the cult Nicktoon, Invader ZIM, created by Jhonen Vasquez. She talks about her favorite episodes, quotes and character interactions while sharing various behind-the-scenes facts she’s learned about the series. She also expresses her...||10/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8 — It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown||Ali discusses the third original animated Peanuts special, It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, written by Charles Schulz. She shares her favorite moments and touches on Peanuts' influence in other works of animation.||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7 — Writing Tips||Ali shares writing tips with a focus on key elements to crafting a story, including character, conflict, dialogue and more. She also talks about the classic rule of showing vs. telling, and she shares a few tips on how to combat writer’s block.||10/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6 — "Sea Oak"||Ali discusses the short story, "Sea Oak," written by George Saunders, citing various excerpts and the important message surrounded by its disturbing content.||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 — Mean Girls||Ali discusses the movie, Mean Girls, written by Tina Fey, sharing memorable lines and highlighting its noteworthy messages along the way.||10/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4 — BoJack Horseman + "Temporarily Forget"||Ali discusses the adult animated Netflix series, BoJack Horseman, created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. She talks about why it’s one of her all-time favorite television shows, citing its many innovative storytelling devices as well as favorite running...||9/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 — The Perks of Being a Wallflower||Ali discusses The Perks of Being a Wallflower, the acclaimed epistolary novel by Stephen Chbosky. She cites various quotes that resonate with her, compares the novel to its movie adaptation and talks about the qualities she admires most...||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 — "The Light"||Ali shares a short story she wrote called “The Light.”||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 — "Fairy Tale Reimagined"||Ali gives an overview of what to expect from the podcast and shares a short story she wrote called “Fairy Tale Reimagined.”||9/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Loved the Jerry Perzigian episode.
I love this podcast!
Stories are everything. It’s nice to listen to someone who understands that and believes in telling stories that they love. This podcast is delightful!