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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. 122: Stephen Graham Jones – “Insisting on a Dream”

This week’s story comes from a special show we hosted at DINK, the Denver Independent Comic and Arts Expo, earlier this month. As part of an all-artist lineup, author and professor Steven Graham Jones shared a story about Dr. Doom, The Beyonder, and the mystery of darkness that inspires his writing. This story was recorded […]

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The Narrators Ep. 121: Sarah Nathan – “Breakfast Burritos Instead of Fresh Bagels”

This story about a short and peculiar list comes from first-time storyteller Sarah Nathan. Sarah’s story  was recorded live on 11 April 2017 at Tiger! Tiger! Tavern in San Diego. The theme of the evening was “Jinx.” Our next regular monthly shows will take place on Tuesday, 9 May at Tiger!Tiger! Tavern in San Diego […]

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The Narrators Ep. 120: Eryc Eyl – “Seriously and Literally”

Today’s story comes from Eryc Eyl. Eryc’s story was recorded live on 15 February 2017 at Buntport Theater in Denver, Colorado. The theme of the evening was “Red Handed.” Thanks so much to everyone who came out to our all-artist special at DINK and our Denver Zine Fest benefit show. If you weren’t able to […]

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The Narrators Ep. 119: Mariana Martinez Esténs – “Kiss Me”

Today’s story comes from Mariana Martinez Esténs, a marmalade fairy, yoga studio owner, and journalist based in Tijuana, Mexico. This cautionary tale about schoolyard kisses, masculinity, and hamsters was recorded live on 14 March 2017 at Tiger! Tiger! Tavern in San Diego. The theme of the evening was “Popular.” Lucky you and lucky us, April […]

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The Narrators Ep. 118: Sarah Pessin – “Lars Under the File Cabinet”

Today’s story comes from University of Denver philosophy professor Sarah Pessin. Sarah’s story was recorded live on 18 January 2017 at Buntport Theater in Denver, Colorado. The theme of the evening was “Dropping the Ball.” We have four events coming up in April: On Saturday, 8 April in Denver, we’re hosting a special all-artist show […]

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The Narrators Ep. 117: Arthur Salm – “Facing the Music (Jimmy Crack Corn)”

Today’s story comes from one of our favorite storytellers, Arthur Salm. Arthur is the former book review editor and columnist for the San Diego Union-Tribune and author of the novel Anyway. This story was recorded live on 14 March 2017 at Tiger!Tiger! Tavern in San Diego, California. The theme of the evening was “Popular.” Spring […]

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The Narrators Ep. 116: Meghan DePonceau – “Pleasure Coma”

Today’s story comes from Meghan DePonceau. Meghan is a Denver comedian and the chief of 5280Comedy.com, a top resource for all things comedy in Denver. This story was recorded live on 18 January 2017 at Buntport Theater in Denver, Colorado. The theme of the evening was “Dropping the Ball.” Thanks so much to everyone who […]

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The Narrators Ep. 115: Breeann Kirby – “Sunsets Matter”

Today’s story is about control—the anxiety of knowing when to take it, and the grace required to let it go. This story was told by Breeann Kirby live on 14 February 2017 at Tiger! Tiger! Tavern in San Diego. The theme of the evening was “Red-Handed.” Our next two shows are on 14 March in […]

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303 Magazine: The Narrators Celebrates 7 Years!

THE NARRATORS PUT DENVER LOCALS IN THE SPOTLIGHT WITH LIVE STORYTELLING By Elliott Flood of 303 Magazine We all relish great stories. Whether it’s your best friend recounting the time they got locked out of a hotel room naked or one of your grandparents waxing fondly about their childhood — stories permeate our lives. The Narrators is […]

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The Narrators Ep. 114: Joe Phillips – “The British Are Coming”

  Today’s story comes from Joe Phillips, who, in his own words, “is an actor and bartender approaching middle age,” but we know he’s so much more.  This story was recorded live on 21 December 2016 at Buntport Theater in Denver, Colorado; the theme of the evening was “Parents Just Don’t Understand.” In addition to […]

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