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The Narrators Podcast is the audio companion to the monthly storytelling show hosted by Ron S. Doyle and Erin Rollman in Denver and Robert Rutherford and Mary Robertson in San Diego. Comedians, actors, musicians, writers, and other creative types share true stories from their lives centered on a monthly theme. Voted “Best Free Entertainment” in Westword’s Best of Denver awards.

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The Narrators Ep. 133: Alfredo Araujo – “Making It Last”

When we planned on doing a show in Tijuana to celebrate the one year anniversary of the dance studio/community space Huerto, we knew we wanted to highlight trans-border culture by letting the storytellers present in whatever language they felt most comfortable speaking in. We ended up having half of the stories told in Spanish—and something […]

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The Narrators: Ep. 132: Mallory Wallace – “Kind of Natural”

Today’s story is about love—the sweet, swift, sometimes bloody kind—and comes from comedian Mallory Wallace. This was Mallory’s second and final performance at The Narrators before leaving Colorado and moving to Nebraska. Congratulations, Lincoln, you’re one lucky town. Mallory’s story was recorded live on 21 June 2017 at the Buntport Theater in Denver, Colorado. The […]

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The Narrators: Ep. 131: John Shaw – “We’ve Got This”

Today’s story comes from John Shaw, sharing for the first time with The Narrators. John’s story was recorded live on 13 June 2017 at Tiger! Tiger! Tavern in San Diego. The theme of the evening was “Road Trip.” We want to say a quick thank you to everyone who came out to our special show […]

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The Narrators: Ep. 130: Karak Miakol – “I am alive, on Earth”

Today’s story comes from our recent all-refugee special. Karak Miakol, a women’s rights activist and founder of Women Who Grow, shares her story about fighting for an education as a young girl in South Sudan. This story was recorded live on 31 May 2017 at Buntport Theater in Denver, Colorado. The theme of the evening […]

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The Narrators: Ep. 129: Kirk Faulkner – “Rock-Solid Testimony”

Today’s story comes from San Diego writer, preacher, and stand-up comedian, Kirk Faulkner. His story about proselytizing in Siberia for the Mormon church—and then falling from grace—was recorded live on 14 June 2016 at Tiger! Tiger! Tavern in San Diego. The theme of the evening was “Ink.” We have one more show left this month, […]

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The Narrators: Ep. 128: Taylor Gonda – “Oops, I Flirted Again”

Today’s story comes from one of The Narrators’ favorite storytellers, Taylor Gonda. Taylor is a podcast host, DJ, Denver icon and, sadly for all of us in Colorado, a soon-to-be resident of Los Angeles. California, please take care of our good friend. Taylor’s story of awkward infatuation was recorded live on 17 May 2017 at […]

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The Narrators: Ep. 127: Jackie Jones – “Foundation Garments”

Today’s story comes from writer and former humor columnist, Jackie Jones. Starting with a red skirt, Jackie weaves in and out of the pieces of clothing hanging from her family tree. This story was recorded live on 6 May 2017 at Tiger! Tiger! Tavern in San Diego. The theme of the evening was “Fashion Victim.” […]

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Denverite: 3 Course Comedy & The Narrators Are Tonight!

Things to do in Denver today, May 31: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” The Narrators and 3 Course Comedy By Ashley Dean of Denverite (An excerpt of the article) For their next evening of storytelling, The Narrators will focus entirely on refugees. They’ll share their stories on the theme of “home” starting at 8 […]

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The Narrators: Ep. 126: : Erin Rollman & Hannah Duggan – “Casting a Jinx”

Today’s story was too absurd to be told by just one storyteller, so Hannah Duggan and Denver co-host Erin Rollman broke their story into two parts— chronicling their run-in with a cat-stealing witch and a novelty showerhead in Winnipeg, Canada. Hannah and Erin are founding members of Buntport Theater, the home of our Denver show, […]

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The Narrators: Ep. 125: Nik Molitor – “Curry In, Curry Out”

Today’s story comes San Diego artist, Nik Molitor— sharing this triumphant tale about making the best out of shitty situation. This story was recorded live on 9 May 2017 at Tiger! Tiger! Tavern in San Diego. The theme was “Fashion Victim.” In addition to our regular monthly shows, we are excited to be hosting a […]

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