Story Pirates

Story Pirates

www.storypirates.com/podcast
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.
Bonus: Calling All Mapmakers! Submit Your Ideas For The Next Story Pirates Book!
Oct 25 • 5 min
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 announcements about our next season!
NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE: Story Pirates’ new Album Preview
Sep 28 • 3 min
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
Sep 20 • 20 min
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 Switzerland named Anne, and “Will…
Teacher’s Guide: Characters With Big Dreams/Make Your Problem Huge
Sep 13 • 18 min
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 the Story Pirates Podcast!…
Summer Bonus: The Hungry Rock/A Girl With Superpowers/The Chessmaster
Sep 6 • 20 min
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 bonus episode just for you. Today’s episode features a brand new story from Savi in Oregon called The…
The Story Pirates + Brains On!: Dr. Weirdo and the Boring Unicorn
Aug 28 • 22 min
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 called Dr. Weirdo and the Boring Unicorn, written by a Virginia 3rd grader named Lucyna, as well as a…
Summer Bonus: The Person Who Could Not Spin/Sandwich Day/How To Make A Basketball Plant
Aug 23 • 20 min
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 Person Who Could Not Spin, Sandwich…
Summer Bonus: I Want To Be Rich/Fart Out Loud Day/Nothing Is Impossible
Aug 16 • 20 min
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 last season, Fart Out Loud Day and…
Summer Bonus: I Lost The Clock Pieces and the Dog Ate Them/The Giraffe Didn’t Know/Star
Aug 9 • 17 min
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 our favorite songs from last season,…
Summer Bonus: Frank the Monster/All 8 Unicorns/Penguin Office
Aug 2 • 15 min
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.
26. The Big Secret/What the World Was Called Before Us
Jun 7 • 41 min
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 dog who run for parliament, written…
The Story Pirates + Wow in the World: The Mixed-Up Sensory World of Synesthesia
May 31 • 42 min
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 in the World? Well, don’t miss our…
25. The Great Wallaby Adventure/Presents For Mom
May 24 • 29 min
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 feel-good, island groove about discovering…
24. The Person Who Could Not Spin/Triple Power (feat. Sasheer Zamata and Aparna Nancherla)
May 17 • 29 min
Rolo obsesses over two entrancing sirens (Sasheer Zamata and Aparna Nancherla) who teach the Pirates about being #blessed. This week’s episode features two new stories: “The Person Who Could Not Spin,” a horn-soaked, ska-inspired party track about…
23. How to Make a Basketball Plant/The Clean Machine (feat. Wyatt Cenac)
May 10 • 26 min
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 two new stories: “How to Make a…
22. George’s Cheese/Pizza Revenge (feat. Alison Pill and Josh Sharp)
May 3 • 31 min
Meghan reveals the mystery of her porpoise-full past and must heal a rift between her porpoise protege Travis (Josh Sharp) and the intimidating Mother Porpoise (Alison Pill). This week’s episode features two new stories: “George’s Cheese,” the tale of an…
21. The Giraffe Didn’t Know/Raining Cake (feat. Michael Cerveris)
Apr 26 • 25 min
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 stories, “The Giraffe Didn’t Know,” a…
20. Evil Cockroach Nation/The Guy (feat. Ben Sinclair)
Apr 19 • 25 min
The unthinkable happens when Lee runs out of his favorite drinkable yogurt, kefir. Thankfully, Poseidon and his lesser-known kid brother Greg (Ben Sinclair) show up to lend a hand. This weeks episode features two new stories written by kids, “Evil…
19. In the Car/The Girl Who Couldn’t Stop Reading - AKA Me! (feat. Santino Fontana)
Apr 5 • 28 min
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 stories: “In the Car,” a bonkers,…
18. How the Grizzly Bear Turned Into a Polar Bear/Boogerman’s Trial
Mar 29 • 30 min
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 the Grizzly Bear Turned Into a…
17. Fart Out Loud Day/The Boy Who Invented the BPhone3
Mar 22 • 29 min
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 everyone permission to let it out, written…
16. Going to the Moon/All Rainbow Cars
Mar 15 • 24 min
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 episode features two new stories: “Going to the Moon,” the story of a girl who dreams of being slingshotted,…
15. The Chess Master/The Amazing Rake (feat. The Gregory Brothers)
Mar 8 • 30 min
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 collaboration with The Gregory Brothers…
14. Frank the Monster/The Automatic Thinker
Mar 1 • 24 min
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 infectious dance-pop tune about a…
BONUS! - More Stories from Live in LA! (feat. Patton Oswalt)
Feb 26 • 29 min
More stories from our live show in Los Angeles featuring Patton Oswalt! Our featured stories today include Computer Boy by Julian, No Veggie Machine by Zadie, and Allie and Noah by Alice!
13. Live in LA! - To Do/Super Granny (feat. Patton Oswalt)
Feb 22 • 23 min
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 Francisco named Lucas, and “Super Granny,”…
12. Nothing Is Impossible/Act Like Someone Else Day
Feb 8 • 25 min
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 guitar-playing horse named Glitter, written by a…
11. Dreaming Sheep/Pig and Unicorn
Feb 1 • 28 min
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 features two new stories: “Dreaming Sheep,” a folk rock ballad about straight-A sheep, written by by a 1st grader…
10. Sandwich Day/A Girl With Superpowers
Jan 25 • 28 min
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 Superpowers,” an 8-bit video game-inspired…
9. Ladybug Tickle Day/Cement Dude
Jan 18 • 24 min
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 episode features two new stories: “Ladybug Tickle Day,” a tale about a time- honored entomological…
8. How Do You Play Day/Samantha
Jan 11 • 24 min
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 make-up-your-own-holiday stories,…
7. The Goose Prank/Santa Claus and His Life
Dec 28, 2017 • 23 min
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 the year! This week’s episode features two stories: “The Goose Prank,” the tale of a girl on a mission to…
6. Star/The World Wide Race of the Worst Cars
Dec 21, 2017 • 24 min
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 interspecies cultural exchange.This week’s episode features two new stories: “Star,” written by a first grader…
5. Olympic Masters/How Penguin Office Became a Thing
Dec 14, 2017 • 21 min
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 features two new stories: “Olympic…
4. Barry and The Big Climbing Tree/The Girls and the Gods
Dec 7, 2017 • 22 min
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 kindergartener named Evan from…
3. All 8 Unicorns/Riding a Seagull Was Good
Nov 30, 2017 • 19 min
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 crew. Today’s new stories: “All 8 Unicorns” by a Pre-Kindergartener from Brooklyn, New York named Cece…
2. Annoy Your Sister School/The Girl Who Never Took A Bath
Nov 20, 2017 • 17 min
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 Your Sister School” by a 2nd grader…
1. I Love a Ghost/Fred the Carrot
Nov 20, 2017 • 22 min
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 recording the Story Pirates Podcast on the open ocean! They’re joined by the entire Story Pirates crew,…
Coming Soon! Season 2 of Story Pirates!
Nov 16, 2017 • 3 min
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
Nov 16, 2017 • 5 min
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. This story was written by a…
The Early Years: Greatest Hits #4
Nov 10, 2017 • 31 min
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 Lifeguard Camp”, “Monster Broke”, “PB & K…
The Early Years: Best Horse Show Dogs & Mr. Mishes Swedish Fishes
Nov 3, 2017 • 15 min
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
Oct 27, 2017 • 27 min
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
Oct 20, 2017 • 15 min
Gooney Pantoyes by 4th grader Grace & The Face in Bulgaria by 5th grader Alex
The Early Years: Kidcast Sampler (Bonus Episode)
Oct 16, 2017 • 20 min
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!
The Early Years: The Busy Dizzy Dishwashers & The Thanksgiving Mess
Oct 12, 2017 • 11 min
The Busy Dizzy Dishwashers by 3rd grader Cameryn and The Thanksgiving Mess by 5th grader Kyle
The Early Years: Greatest Hits #2
Oct 5, 2017 • 24 min
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
Sep 28, 2017 • 10 min
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 product called “Aqua Bus.” The second…
The Early Years: The Dog Who Fell in Love with a Cat & King Toot-and-Common
Sep 21, 2017 • 12 min
Two classic Story Pirates Radio stories written by Kindergartener Kaci and 4th-grader Savannah.
The Early Years: Greatest Hits #1
Sep 14, 2017 • 21 min
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 Monster,” “I Love,” “Angry,” “Big…
The Early Years: Little Stop-It Holiday & Switcheroo Day
Sep 7, 2017 • 11 min
While Peter & Lee continue preparation for the podcast relaunch in the fall, the Story Pirates present two stories from the annual Make up Your Own Holiday show: “Little Stop-It Holiday” by kindergartener Zoey and “Switcheroo Day by 5th grader Ellie!
The Early Years: The Rundown & I Like Lisa
Aug 31, 2017 • 9 min
Peter & Lee’s summer hiatus continues in preparation for the Story Pirates Podcast relaunch in the fall. Until then the Story Pirates present a Summer Grab Bag of old classics. This week features two songs. The first is from a then-fifth grader named…
The Early Years: Where’s Your Diaper & Funny Bunny Holiday
Aug 24, 2017 • 10 min
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 and “Funny Bunny Holiday” by then-first…
The Early Years: Steve Francis, Six-Month-Old Crime-Fighting Freak & Abbey is Silly
Aug 17, 2017 • 9 min
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 Francis, Six-Month-Old Crime-Fighting…
The Early Years: I Love Babies & Trip to Happy Burg
Aug 10, 2017 • 11 min
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. This week’s episode features two amazing stories. The first was recorded live at the San Francisco Sketch…
The Early Years: The Alien & My Pet Peeve
Aug 3, 2017 • 9 min
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
Jul 27, 2017 • 9 min
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. in the mean time we will be releasing a Grab Bag of old Story Pirates classics starting with two of our…
The Early Years: Actor’s Day, The Love Dragon & Abie the Manie
Jul 13, 2017 • 22 min
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 www.storypirates.org/podcastfans to find out more.
The Early Years: Vixie and the Best Resolution Ever
Jul 6, 2017 • 15 min
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
Jun 29, 2017 • 20 min
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.
The Early Years: The Captive Princess
Jun 22, 2017 • 18 min
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: Featuring Raccoon Sensor, Dog Day & Donny the Dinosaur and the Tap Dance Adventure”
Jun 19, 2017 • 19 min
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 Adventure.” Visit…
The Early Years: Shark Tooth Fairy
Jun 8, 2017 • 16 min
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 21, 2017 • 14 min
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 11, 2017 • 15 min
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
Apr 17, 2017 • 17 min
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
Mar 28, 2017 • 18 min
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!
Feb 17, 2017 • 16 min
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
Jan 31, 2017 • 16 min
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
Jan 15, 2017 • 13 min
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
Dec 30, 2016 • 15 min
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
Dec 15, 2016 • 12 min
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
Nov 3, 2016 • 9 min
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 song, and we want YOU to record your…
The Early Years: The Farm Plays Basketball
Aug 29, 2016 • 13 min
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
Aug 4, 2016 • 17 min
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
Jul 14, 2016 • 15 min
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!
Jun 24, 2016 • 13 min
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
Jun 9, 2016 • 15 min
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 26, 2016 • 14 min
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 12, 2016 • 15 min
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 6, 2016 • 7 min
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 Makela.
The Early Years: The New Song
Apr 25, 2016 • 17 min
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
Apr 8, 2016 • 14 min
From the Wilderness show, the Story Pirates present new story “Bird Tornado” by Austin Fuemmeler!
The Early Years: Dogs Rights Day
Mar 24, 2016 • 19 min
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
Mar 10, 2016 • 15 min
Story Pirates presents new story “Train Monopoly Day” by Dani Jaye Toth.
The Early Years: Polar Bears
Feb 26, 2016 • 13 min
Story Pirates presents new story “Polar Bears” by Cally Thomas.
The Early Years: Jill’s Birthday
Feb 12, 2016 • 17 min
Story Pirates presents new story “Jill’s Birthday” by Louis Lampe.
The Early Years: The Chris Allergic to Garbage Cans
Jan 25, 2016 • 16 min
Story Pirates are back in 2016 with “The Chris Allergic to Garbage Cans” by Charlie Scott.
The Early Years: Lili and the Jungle House
Dec 17, 2015 • 16 min
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
Dec 3, 2015 • 12 min
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
Nov 19, 2015 • 13 min
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
Nov 5, 2015 • 14 min
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
Oct 22, 2015 • 12 min
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
Oct 11, 2015 • 12 min
From our pet peeves themed show comes new story ‘Table Manners’ by Callie Woodchek from Dallas, Texas!
The Early Years: Fieldtrip to Oppositeland
Sep 24, 2015 • 15 min
Take a trip to Oppositeland with the wacky tale by Gabriel Fassler from Brooklyn, NY!
The Early Years: Best Summer Identity Ever!
May 12, 2015 • 14 min
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 Wright from Winton-Salem, North Carolina. Featuring an interview with author Drew Wright.
The Early Years: Lions
Feb 12, 2015 • 15 min
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 an interview with the author!
The Early Years: The Bear Saved the Christmas
Dec 23, 2014 • 14 min
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 features an interview with now-nine year old author Evan - on his birthday! Happy holidays from the Story…
The Early Years: Ukulele Island
Dec 11, 2014 • 12 min
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 then 4th grader Sarah Snyder. First performed in March of 2013 on SiriusXM radio, this podcast features an…
The Early Years: Melissa the Superhero Who Can Lift Up a Chair and She Makes Your Day Feel Special
Oct 7, 2014 • 15 min
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 Special” by then-five year old Sofie…
The Early Years: Fall in a Hole
Sep 18, 2014 • 11 min
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, and plenty of adventures to be had from falling in those holes! Featuring an interview with now seven year…
The Early Years: Volleyball In the Future and Past
Aug 13, 2014 • 11 min
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 Past” was written for our “Time Travel Spring Break” episode in April of 2013. Check out this episode for…
The Early Years: Garbage Truck
Apr 25, 2014 • 13 min
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 interview with authors Jack and Melinda,…
The Early Years: There Is A Monster (Snufflepants)
Mar 29, 2014 • 10 min
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 across the country! Meet Snufflepants, the only monster in his family. In Jayden’s words, “He’s nice I…
The Early Years: Football Tornado
Mar 13, 2014 • 12 min
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 from Odessa, Texas! Join the Story…
The Early Years: The Birth of Acapella
Feb 21, 2014 • 16 min
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 and find out what happens when four…
The Early Years: Big Girl Bed
Feb 7, 2014 • 10 min
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 all about Mia’s new big girl bed and why she’s not going to sleep in my crib anymore! What else does Mia…
The Early Years: Angry
Jan 24, 2014 • 10 min
In the latest installment of Story Pirates podcast, the Story Pirates bring you the musical adaptation of “Angry” by Kai Hacker. Adapted my Story Pirates Musical Director Eli Bolin, “Angry” features the angry adventures of our protagonist through toilet…
The Early Years: Weird Backpack
Jan 10, 2014 • 13 min
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 country, there’s only one backpack up to the job of saving the world! Will the Superhero Backpack with worms…
The Early Years: No Ice Cream
Dec 13, 2013 • 14 min
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 Kenna on her town altering adventures! Featuring an interview with author Kenna!
The Early Years: Dolly Magic Machine
Nov 27, 2013 • 13 min
The Story Pirates are back with “Dolly Magic Machine” by then-1st grader Charlotte Thompson from Indianapolis. Inspired by a favorite toy, the Dolly Magic Machine is an awesome toy that Samantha will do anything to get! Featuring an interview with author…
The Early Years: Pluto And The Pop Rocks
Nov 15, 2013 • 11 min
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 adventure, featuring an interview with…
The Early Years: The Ghost’s New Friend
Oct 30, 2013 • 11 min
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 explores the peculiar challenges faced by a ghost trying to make a friend. Featuring an interview with author…
The Early Years: Trash Day
Oct 17, 2013 • 13 min
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 Pole! Featuring an interview with now fifth grader Emery!
The Early Years: Marshmallow Shooter Camp
Oct 2, 2013 • 11 min
In Story Pirates first podcast, Lee Overtree (Artistic Director, Story Pirates) and Mindy Thomas (Host, Absolutely Mindy on Sirius XM’s Kids Place Live) present “Marshmallow Shooter Camp,” a weird adventure into the syrupy world of a marshmallowy camp!…