Story Pirates

By Gimlet

Listen to a podcast, please open Podcast Republic app. Available on Google Play Store.


Category: Kids & Family

Open in iTunes


Open RSS feed


Open Website


Rate for this podcast

Subscribers: 1365
Reviews: 7

Vaani
 Oct 13, 2019
So interesting!!! Does the trick every time!

ksc
 Aug 17, 2019
so funny!


 Jul 7, 2019
Awesomely awesome😊😊😊😊😊😊😊😉😯😂😂😂😂😃😁😄😄😄😄😄😅😅😅😅😅😆😇😇😇😈😛😜😝😋😍😍😍

teagan
 Jun 23, 2019
Me and my sister love it we like the story's and the story pirates😁😁😁😁😍😘😗😀😁😎

Idaho organic issuedisi is the
 May 18, 2019
issues worship outcomes GOP samtack house bill is the age 6Medicare issue for a new Year's eve party that is on cash he/she said the 8and york it 6is is not coming if it was not returned by any means to be back on the way he is the forklift

Description

<p>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. Visit www.storypirates.com for more information on Story Pirates and how you can bring our live show to your school or town!</p>

Episode Date
Glowy and the Friend Adventure/The Big Chance (feat. Jeremy Sisto)
2265
Having successfully exited the Earth’s atmosphere, the Story Pirates are greeted by the captain of the Intergalactic Space Friends Alliance (Jeremy Sisto) who comes bearing unique gifts. Featuring two new stories: “Glowy and the Friend Adventure,” a laid-back beach ditty about a whale who needs a friend, written by two brothers from California named Clive and Silas, ages 9 and 7, and “The Big Chance,” the story of a girl who must endure a high stakes test in order to reach her dream of becoming a doctor, written by Isabella, a 10 year old from Maryland.
Oct 17, 2019
The Bear That Couldn’t Disco/The Slowest Elevator In The World (feat. Alex Brightman)
2058
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 Couldn’t Disco,” a synth pop tune about a bear who just wants to boogie down, written by a 7 year old from Rhode Island named Taylor, and “The Slowest Elevator in the World,” a story about a truly extreme test of patience, written by Sam, an 8 year old from California.
Oct 10, 2019
ANNOUNCEMENT: The Story Pirates Podcast Is Back For Season 3!
184
The Story Pirates return for a brand new season on October 10, 2019.
Sep 26, 2019
SECRET LIFE OF PETS: The Knight’s Pet Dragon/Turtle Beach
1012
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, Turtle Beach, by an 11 year old from Utah named Regan. Be sure to tune in next week for an announcement about season 3 of the Story Pirates Podcast!
Sep 19, 2019
CONTEST: Story Pirates + The Secret Life of Pets 2
230
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 of the Story Pirates Podcast, and one kid author will get a special visit from the Story Pirates! Not only that, but EVERY story that’s submitted will get a personal, handwritten note of encouragement for its kid author. Grownups, enter today at storypirates.com/secretlife
Aug 14, 2019
Pet Store or Food Store?/A Dinosaur Ate Me (feat. Mandy Gonzalez and James Monroe Iglehart)
1498
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 business establishment, written by a 7 year old from North Carolina named Eli, and “A Dinosaur Ate Me,” a mini-operetta (featuring Mandy Gonzalez and James Monroe Iglehart) that is a word-for-word adaptation of a story by a 5 year old from Pennsylvania named Nuala.
Jun 27, 2019
Banana Clown/Cats Sit On You (feat. Secret Agent 23 Skidoo)
1660
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 who has a hard time finding the right job, written by an 8 year old from Massachusetts named Benjamin, and “Cats Sit On You,” a song about cats sitting on you (and sometimes they take over the school), written by Alex, a 6 year old from California.
Jun 20, 2019
The Mad Piano Player/The Aristocrats Strike Back (feat. Josh Gondelman)
2224
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 piano piece for the king, written by an 8 year old from Dubai named Kenan, and “The Aristocrats Strike Back,” a historical fiction story about peasants and aristocrats addressing inequality, written by Charlotte, a 9 year old from Nebraska.
Jun 13, 2019
Tape Ball Purse/The Girl With A Voice (feat. Bowen Yang)
1911
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 lose your keys but may also destroy the world, written by a 9 year old from Washington named Emily, and “The Girl With A Voice,” a song about a girl who discovers she has a special power all her own, written by Etta, a 10 year old from Michigan.
Jun 06, 2019
The Disgusting Water Bottle/Robotics Engineering Doll (feat. Colin Meloy)
1801
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 (feat. Colin Meloy),” a song about finding a place where you belong even if you’re a little disgusting, written by a 7 year old from South Dakota named Norah, and “Robotics Engineering Doll,” a story about the weirdest toy ever made, by Nava, a 7 year old from Rhode Island.
May 30, 2019
The Amazing Adventure/My Big Project
2076
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 sock puppets who travel the globe by Calvin, an 11 year old from Oklahoma, and “My Big Project,” a story about how difficult it is to choose the right topic for a science project, by a 9 year old from Texas named Elliot.
May 23, 2019
BACKSTROKE RAPTOR - the new Story Pirates album!
263
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 wherever you listen to music. The follow up to our award-winning album NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE, BACKSTROKE RAPTOR is our weirdest and wildest collection of songs yet.
May 16, 2019
Vampire Kid/I Want Your Garden (feat. Natasha Rothwell)
1928
A hot air balloon racer (Natasha Rothwell) challenges Rachel to confront her past. Featuring two new stories: “Vampire Kid,” a story about a creature of the night who only wants to dance in the sun, by a 5 year old from Illinois named Sam, and “I Want Your Garden,” a story about how the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence, by Kyla, an 8 year old from Massachusetts.
May 09, 2019
Cheese Quest/A Diary Of A Corn Snake (feat. David Schwimmer)
2137
Rolo’s old parrot Poochie (David Schwimmer) shows up with a shady business proposition. Featuring two new stories: “Cheese Quest,” a song about the lengths one will go to for their food obsessions, by 11 year old Mylie from Utah, and “A Diary Of A Corn Snake,” the story of a serpent with a rich inner life, by an 8 year old from Tennessee named Allison.
May 02, 2019
Superbag/Some TVs Have Big Problems
1915
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 superhero, written by a 7 year old from Alaska named Lydia, and “Some TVs Have Big Problems,” the twisty-turny adventure of four siblings who find out the real meaning of too much screen time, written by Oscar, a 10 year old from Canada.
Apr 25, 2019
Animal Week/The Doughnut Is Right
1954
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 what happens when animals start to talk, by Ronan, an 8 year old from Rhode Island, and “The Doughnut Is Right,” a twisted game show with an odd host, written by a 15 year old from Canada named Reayah.
Apr 18, 2019
Maybelle’s Treats/The Mystery of the Materializing Kitten (feat. Timothy Simons)
2158
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 sweets, by Brynne, a 10 year old from California, and “The Mystery of the Materializing Kitten,” a noir-style mystery about a feline who has mastered time and space, by 10 year old June.
Apr 11, 2019
One Little Pink Rose/I Lost My Tooth In Hollywood
1563
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 rocker about a flower who learns to stand tall, by a 9 year old from Tennessee named Zoey, and “I Lost My Tooth In Hollywood,” the dramatic tale of a tooth who finds fame but never forgets their roots, by Alice, an 8 year old from California.
Apr 04, 2019
The Story Pirates + Circle Round: All That Glitters
1256
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 from our pals over at WBUR that features folktales from around the world. And guess what?  This episode of Circle Round features Lee, Peter and Meghan! Hope you enjoy it and we’ll see you next week!
Mar 28, 2019
Jeff the Goldfish/George and Billy the Boghog
1997
The Story Pirates decide to have a party where everyone tells their deepest, darkest secrets. Featuring two new stories: “Jeff the Goldfish,” the story of a fish who aspires to leave his tank, from a 9 year old in the UK named Rowan, and “George and Billy the Boghog,” the story of a motivational warthog who sends people on journeys for no reason, by Ridge, an 8 year old from Arizona.
Mar 21, 2019
Turtle Beach/Carl and Steve BFFs (feat. Dax Shepard)
1951
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 place where turtles laugh and play, by an 11 year old from Utah named Regan, and ‘Carl and Steve BFFs,’ the story of an unlikely midwestern friendship, by an 8 year old from Illinois named Ellis.
Mar 14, 2019
How The Beaver Came To Canada/President Worm (feat. Claire Danes)
1648
When a conspiracy theorist (Claire Danes) boards their ship, the Story Pirates must convince her they are not from outer space. Featuring two new stories: ‘How The Beaver Came To Canada,’ a Joni Mitchell-inspired folk song about a beaver who takes to the friendly skies, by a 4 year old from Canada named Maytal, and ‘President Worm,’ a funky ode to the nation’s first flying leader, by Oliver, an 11 year old from the UK.
Mar 07, 2019
The Quest for the Golden Bananas/Pigduction (feat. Franchesca Ramsey)
1852
The Story Pirates face stormy weather when a super sad lost cloud (Franchesca Ramsey) has a full on meltdown while hovering over their ship. Featuring two new stories: The Quest For The Golden Bananas, an Irish punk song about an ambitious cucumber seeking fame and glory, written by an 11 year old from Belgium named Noel, and Pigduction, the story of an pig farmer/inventor whose thirst for innovation leads him down a dark path, by an 8 year old from India named Vivaan.
Feb 28, 2019
I Love Cats/The Wizard Who Could Just Go Poof (feat. John Oliver)
2021
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 Love Cats, the tale of an introverted feline who is willing to sacrifice 1/9th of everything to save the king, written by a 7 year old from Washington, D.C. named Andrew, and The Wizard Who Could Just Go Poof, a hip hop fable about how the world’s most famous wizard got his name, written by a 14 year old from Utah named Jonah.
Feb 21, 2019
Helen’s Pizza Ria/The Creation Of Chicken Parm (feat. George Salazar)
2208
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 Salazar). Featuring two new stories: “Helen’s Pizza Ria,” about a woman who teams up with a dragon to make delicious business decisions, written by an 8 year old from Maryland named Gwen, and “The Creation of Chicken Parm,” the tale of an innovative chicken who discovers that toppings aren’t just for pizza, written by a 10 year old from Massachusetts named Sierra.
Feb 14, 2019
The Boy Who Hated Kisses/The Pancake Habit
1892
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 ingredient. Featuring 2 new stories: “The Boy Who Hated Kisses,” a bluesy rock number about a kid with clear boundaries, written by a 6 year old from Missouri named Victoria, and “The Pancake Habit,” the story of a girl whose spontaneous culinary activity cause her family and friends to stage an intervention, written by two sisters from Oklahoma named Zoe (age 9) and Eleni (age 6).
Feb 07, 2019
A Hamster's Workday/Backstroke Raptor
1738
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 convince the rest of the Story Pirates that it’s time to set sail again. Featuring two new stories:“A Hamster’s Workday,” about a day in the life of a cute rodent who happens to be a big deal editor, written by an 11 year old from New York named Nina, and “Backstroke Raptor,” a musical homage to the B-52’s about the coolest raptor in the raptor pack, by a 7 year old from Virginia named Ben.
Jan 31, 2019
NEW SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT: the Story Pirates Podcast is Coming Back on January 31st, 2019!
591
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 with kid author Phoebe Wolinetz, whose story idea is the basis for the new Story Pirates book, Digging Up Danger, out January 15th!
Jan 10, 2019
Bonus: Calling All Mapmakers! Submit Your Ideas For The Next Story Pirates Book!
313
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!
Oct 25, 2018
NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE: Story Pirates’ new Album Preview
217
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!
Sep 28, 2018
Summer Bonus: Silly Monster Problem/Will Wants 300 Bucks/Star
1230
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 Wants 300 Bucks,” by a 1st grader from Colorado named Jacob, as well as a new version of a greatest hit from last season, Star.
Sep 20, 2018
Teacher’s Guide: Characters With Big Dreams/Make Your Problem Huge
1110
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! “Characters With Big Dreams” will help writers create a character as spectacularly ambitious as Glitter, the guitar playing horse in the song “Nothing Is Impossible” (found in episode 12) and “Make Your Problem Huge” will help writers create high stakes problems for their characters to solve, like in the story “Triple Power” (included in this episode). Download these FREE lesson plans today at www.storypirates.com/lessons and don’t forget to leave us feedback so that we can make even better resources for the classroom.
Sep 13, 2018
Summer Bonus: The Hungry Rock/A Girl With Superpowers/The Chessmaster
1210
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 Hungry Rock, as well as two greatest hits from last season, A Girl With Superpowers and The Chess Master.
Sep 06, 2018
The Story Pirates + Brains On!: Dr. Weirdo and the Boring Unicorn
1347
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 special Brains On! segment about why jokes are funny. Be sure to listen our companion episode over at Brains On! for more Story Pirates + Brains On awesomeness!
Aug 28, 2018
Summer Bonus: The Person Who Could Not Spin/Sandwich Day/How To Make A Basketball Plant
1187
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 Day and How To Make A Basketball Plant.
Aug 23, 2018
Summer Bonus: I Want To Be Rich/Fart Out Loud Day/Nothing Is Impossible
1206
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 Nothing Is Impossible.
Aug 16, 2018
Summer Bonus: I Lost The Clock Pieces and the Dog Ate Them/The Giraffe Didn’t Know/Star
1053
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, The Giraffe Didn’t Know and Star.
Aug 09, 2018
Summer Bonus: Frank the Monster/All 8 Unicorns/Penguin Office
916
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.
Aug 02, 2018
The Big Secret/What the World Was Called Before Us
2473
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 by a 1st grader from Canada named Andréanne, and "What the World Was Called Before Us," a mind-bending song about the meaning of names, written by a 2nd grader from Maryland named Liam.
Jun 07, 2018
The Story Pirates + Wow in the World: The Mixed-Up Sensory World of Synesthesia
2534
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 version, which includes an exclusive, FULL INTERVIEW with Nile, a real life kid who experiences synesthesia. Taste words, hear colors, feel sounds? What in the world is happening in the brain when senses are scrambled? Join Guy, Mindy, the Story Pirates and an amazing new invention as they explore a mixed-up sensory world.
May 31, 2018
The Great Wallaby Adventure/Presents For Mom
1767
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 mini-marsupials, by Illinois neighbors Olivia, 5th grade, and Marissa, 8th grade, and "Presents for Mom," the terrifying tale of two brothers whose gifts for their mom go a little too far, written by California brothers Max, 3rd grade, and William, Kindergarten.
May 24, 2018
The Person Who Could Not Spin/Triple Power (feat. Sasheer Zamata and Aparna Nancherla)
1771
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 learning to twirl by a Kindergartener from Virginia named Dillon and “Triple Power,” the truly epic adventure tale of intrepid triplets who save their city from a mad scientist's barbeque-flavored monster, written by brothers Ben and Sam, ages 8 and 6, from the United Kingdom. --------------- Don't forget to subscribe, rate and review the show! --------------- Get ready for the summer doldrums with the first Story Pirates Book, Stuck in the Stone Age, by NY Times bestselling author Geoff Rodkey, and based on an idea by Vince Boberski, age 11!
May 17, 2018
How to Make a Basketball Plant/The Clean Machine (feat. Wyatt Cenac)
1579
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 Basketball Plant," a funky number about basketball’s most bizarre ritual, written by a 1st grader from Utah named Connor, and "The Clean Machine," a dramatic power ballad about a mysterious flower, written by a 6th grader from Bosnia named Izzy. ---------------- Parents, are you signed up for our newsletter? Find out when were coming to your town, exclusive bonus content, and more by signing up at StoryPirates.com --------------- Get ready for the summer doldrums with the first Story Pirates Book, Stuck in the Stone Age, by NY Times bestselling author Geoff Rodkey, and based on an idea by Vince Boberski, age 11!
May 10, 2018
George’s Cheese/Pizza Revenge (feat. Alison Pill and Josh Sharp)
1853
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 easily-startled pig who wreaks havoc on an unsuspecting town, written by a 5th grader from Virginia named Micah and "Pizza Revenge," a salsa-inflected jam about a viral video that forever changes the battle between pizza and hot dogs, written by a 5th grader from Arkansas named Lillie. ------------------ All 8 Unicorns is now a CARTOON! Check out StoryPirates.com/Cartoons to see it! ------------------ Parents, don't forget to subscribe/rate/review the show, and tell a friend about it too!
May 03, 2018
The Giraffe Didn't Know/Raining Cake (feat. Michael Cerveris)
1538
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 charity single-style pop anthem about animals on a mission to change the world, written by a kindergartener from Pennsylvania named Jonah and "Raining Cake," the tale of a girl whose tummy bug takes the cake by a 2nd grader from Texas named Macie. ------------------ All 8 Unicorns is now a CARTOON! Check out StoryPirates.com/Cartoons to see it! ------------------ The Story Pirates book is in stores NOW! Stuck in the Stone Age, by New York Times bestselling author Geoff Rodkey, is available wherever books are sold, or visit storypirates.com/book to get your copy today. ------ Parents, don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review the show!
Apr 26, 2018
Evil Cockroach Nation/The Guy (feat. Ben Sinclair)
1543
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 Cockroach Nation," the shocking tale of a girl who defeats disgusting bugs and becomes a gazillionaire, written by a 4th grader from Wisconsin named Cora, and "The Guy," an old school hip hop jam about a stick figure who looooves potato chips, written by a 5th grader from California named Peer. ------------------ All 8 Unicorns is now a CARTOON! Check out StoryPirates.com/Cartoons to see it! ------------------ Parents, don't forget to subscribe/rate/review the show, and tell a friend about it too!
Apr 19, 2018
In the Car/The Girl Who Couldn't Stop Reading - AKA Me! (feat. Santino Fontana)
1713
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, deliciously-autotuned pop explosion about the wonders you behold from inside your ride by 5 year old Leah from Maryland and "The Girl Who Couldn't Stop Reading - AKA Me!," a semi-autobiographical tale of a ambitious girl who won’t let the world stop her from reading every book ever written, by a 4th grader from Arizona named Lila. ------ Have you checked out the music video for last weeks song, Fart Out Loud Day? If not, you're missing out! Watch it now at storypirates.com/cartoons ------ Buy tickets or donate to the Story Pirates Changemakers benefit today and receive a personalized audio message for your kids from the hosts of the Story Pirates by entering the code PODFAN. Buy tickets or donate today at storypirates.org/benefit ------ The Story Pirates book is in stores NOW! Stuck in the Stone Age, by New York Times bestselling author Geoff Rodkey, is available wherever books are sold, or visit storypirates.com/book to get your copy today. ------ Parents, don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review the show!
Apr 05, 2018
How the Grizzly Bear Turned Into a Polar Bear/Boogerman's Trial
1802
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 Polar Bear," a catchy acoustic jam about a grizzly bear with an identity crisis by a 1st grader named Max from Colorado, and "Boogerman's Trial," a courtroom drama about a man made of boogers and his grudge against the ocean, by a 3rd grader named Finn from Maryland. Have you checked out the music video for last weeks song, Fart Out Loud Day? If not, you're missing out! Watch it now at storypirates.com/cartoons Buy tickets or donate to the Story Pirates Changemakers benefit today and receive a personalized audio message for your kids from the hosts of the Story Pirates by entering the code PODFAN. Buy tickets or donate today at storypirates.org/benefit The Story Pirates book is in stores NOW! Stuck in the Stone Age, by New York Times bestselling author Geoff Rodkey, is available wherever books are sold, or visit storypirates.com/book to get your copy today. Parents, don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review the show!
Mar 29, 2018
Fart Out Loud Day/The Boy Who Invented the BPhone3
1781
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 by sisters Samantha and Ali from Colorado, and “The Boy Who Invented the BPhone 3,” the tale of an intrepid ghost-hunting inventor who dreams of calling ghosts on the phone, written by a 4th grader from Ohio named Connor. But wait - “Fart Out Loud Day,” isn’t just a song, it’s also a CARTOON! Watch it right now at storypirates.com/cartoons The Story Pirates book is in stores NOW! Stuck in the Stone Age, by New York Times bestselling author Geoff Rodkey, is available wherever books are sold, or visit storypirates.com/book to get your copy today. Parents, don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review the show!
Mar 22, 2018
Going to the Moon/All Rainbow Cars
1465
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, along with her pet monkey, to the moon, by a 5th grader from Virginia named Kenya Grace, and “All Rainbow Cars,” a psychedelic trip to Rainbow Island written by a 4 year named Jeanne from New York. The Story Pirates book is in stores NOW! Stuck in the Stone Age, by New York Times bestselling author Geoff Rodkey, is available wherever books are sold, or visit storypirates.com/book to get your copy today. Parents, don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review the show!
Mar 15, 2018
The Chess Master/The Amazing Rake (feat. The Gregory Brothers)
1786
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 (Songify The News) about a boy who plays chess even when the air conditioning isn’t working, written by 2nd grader from Tennessee named Luke, and “The Amazing Rake,” the tale of a two raking enthusiasts that compete in the world’s most intense raking game show, by a 5th grader from Germany named Colton. The Story Pirates book is available NOW! It's called Stuck in the Stone Age, written by NY Times bestselling author Geoff Rodkey, and based on an idea by Vince Boberski, age 11! Stuck In The Stone Age also has a special section called the Story Creation Zone that's all about helping kids write their OWN stories! Find it wherever books are sold! Parents, don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review the show!
Mar 08, 2018
Frank the Monster/The Automatic Thinker
1437
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 haunted house party, written by a 3rd grader from California named Jonah, and “The Automatic Thinker,” the tale of a new invention that can do almost anything, written by a 1st grader from Wisconsin named Grace. ---- You can now pre-order the first Story Pirates book, Stuck in the Stone Age, by NY Times bestselling author Geoff Rodkey, and based on an idea by Vince Boberski, age 11! The book releases on March 6th, but you can pre-order your own copy here! ------- Parents, don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review the show!
Mar 01, 2018
BONUS! - More Stories from Live in LA! (feat. Patton Oswalt)
1783
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!
Feb 26, 2018
Live in LA! - To Do/Super Granny (feat. Patton Oswalt)
1379
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,” the tale of a heroic septuagenarian with some unusual talents, written by a girl from Los Angeles named Dulce. ___ You can now pre-order the first Story Pirates book, Stuck in the Stone Age, by NY Times bestselling author Geoff Rodkey, and based on an idea by Vince Boberski, age 11! The book releases on March 6th, but you can pre-order your own copy here! ___ Parents, don’t forget to subscribe, rate and review the show! ____ Visit StoryPirates.com/Podcast to submit your child’s story, visit our merchandise store, and learn about our education initiatives!
Feb 22, 2018
Nothing Is Impossible/Act Like Someone Else Day
1508
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 2nd grader from Arizona named Lily, and “Act Like Someone Else Day,” a bizarre tale about identity-swapping, genius dogs and the most boring town ever, written by a 3rd grader from New York named Sam. ----------- We are now taking story submissions! Our new theme is BIG PROBLEMS: tell us a story from your imagination about a character who faces the biggest problem they’ve ever encountered, and tell us how they use their imagination to overcome it Parents, submit your child’s story today at StoryPirates.com/podcast It’s not too late to submit your name for the Story Pirates’ Ship! Submit your child’s suggestions on social media using #NametheStoryPiratesShip and we might pick YOUR name! Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts, and use #StoryPirates to share your feedback, thoughts, and more!
Feb 08, 2018
Dreaming Sheep/Pig and Unicorn
1712
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 from Kentucky named Samantha, and “Pig and Unicorn,” an odd couple-inspired tale about the celebration of Clean and Dirty Day, written by a 1st grader from California named Freya. ---- We are now taking story submissions! Our new theme is BIG PROBLEMS: tell us a story from your imagination about a character who faces the biggest problem they’ve ever encountered, and tell us how they use their imagination to overcome it! Parents, submit your child’s story today at StoryPirates.com/podcast It’s not too late to submit your name for the Story Pirates’ Ship! Submit your child’s suggestions on social media using #NametheStoryPiratesShip and we might pick YOUR name! Visit StoryPirates.com/Podcast to submit your child’s story, visit our merchandise store, Pre-order our first book, and learn about our education initiatives!
Feb 01, 2018
Sandwich Day/A Girl With Superpowers
1680
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 chiptune about a girl desperate for a villain to defeat, written by a second grader from California named Paisley. ---- We are now taking story submissions! Our new theme is BIG PROBLEMS: tell us a story from your imagination about a character who faces the biggest problem they’ve ever encountered, and tell us how they use their imagination to overcome it! Parents, submit your child’s story today at StoryPirates.com/podcast It’s not too late to submit your name for the Story Pirates’ Ship! Submit your child’s suggestions on social media using #NametheStoryPiratesShip and we might pick YOUR name! Visit StoryPirates.com/Podcast to submit your child’s story, visit our merchandise store, and learn about our education initiatives!
Jan 25, 2018
Ladybug Tickle Day/Cement Dude
1442
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 tradition written by a pre-K’er from Oregon named Ada, and “Cement Dude,” a spaghetti western-inspired musical saga about the bravest, most misguided dude in the desert, written by a second grader from California named Ilan. ---- Do YOU have a name for the Story Pirates’ Ship? Submit your child’s suggestions on social media using #NametheStoryPiratesShip and we might pick YOUR name! Visit StoryPirates.com/Podcast to submit your child’s story, visit our merchandise store, and learn about our education initiatives!
Jan 18, 2018
How Do You Play Day/Samantha
1473
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, written by a third grader from Maryland named Alex, and “Samantha,” a charming chamber pop tune about a brave monster on a quest to become human, written by a third grader from Texas named Tierney. ---- Do YOU have a name for the Story Pirates’ Ship? Submit your child’s suggestions on social media using #NametheStoryPiratesShip and we might pick YOUR name! We are now taking story submissions! Visit StoryPirates.com/Podcast to submit your child’s story, visit our merchandise store, and learn about our education initiatives!
Jan 11, 2018
The Goose Prank/Santa Claus and His Life
1412
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 give her mom an unforgettable Christmas, written by a fifth grader from Canada named Grace. This weeks song is a Story Pirates classic, “Santa Claus and His Life;” a old school funk jam about Santa, his motorcycle and the cat he rolls with. ---- We are now taking submissions! Visit StoryPirates.com/Podcast to submit your child’s story, visit our merchandise store, and learn about our education initiatives!
Dec 28, 2017
Star/The World Wide Race of the Worst Cars
1478
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 from New York named Charlotte, and “The World Wide Race of the Worst Cars,” written by a third grader from Pittsburgh named Ezra. Lee interviews author Ezra and learns that inspiration can strike when you least expect it. ---- We are now taking submissions! Visit StoryPirates.com/Podcast to submit your child’s story, visit our merchandise store, and learn about our education initiatives!
Dec 21, 2017
Olympic Masters/How Penguin Office Became a Thing
1259
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 Masters,” written by a first grader from Pennsylvania named Edie and “How Penguin Office Became a Thing,” written by a third grader from Virginia Beach named Eric.  --- Don’t forget to check out the Story Pirates online for an exclusive coloring book with pages that correspond with each episode. Check out StoryPirates.com/Podcast to submit stories, official Story Pirates merch, and tour dates for our upcoming shows! Also, use #StoryPirates on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to show us your kids finished masterpieces.
Dec 14, 2017
Barry and The Big Climbing Tree/The Girls and the Gods
1333
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 Pennsylvania and “The Girls and the Gods” by a first grader from Brooklyn named June.  --- Don’t forget to check out the Story Pirates online for an exclusive coloring book with pages that correspond with each episode. Check out StoryPirates.com/Podcast to submit stories, official Story Pirates merch, and tour dates for our upcoming shows! Also, use #StoryPirates on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to show us your kids finished masterpieces.
Dec 07, 2017
All 8 Unicorns/Riding a Seagull Was Good
1166
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 and “Riding a Seagull Was Good” by a 3-year old from Middlesex, New Jersey named Ethan. --- We are now accepting submissions for new stories written by kids!  Our new theme is “Make Up Your Own Holiday.”  Kids, write a story about a made-up holiday, tell us who celebrates the holiday, and how they celebrate it!  Parents, submit your child’s story at www.storypirates.com/podcast
Nov 30, 2017
Annoy Your Sister School/The Girl Who Never Took A Bath
1047
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 from Michigan named Bear Brewer and “The Girl Who Never Took a Bath” by a 1st grader from New Jersey named Georgia Glazer. --- We are now accepting submissions for new stories written by kids!  Our new theme is “Make Up Your Own Holiday.”  Kids, write a story about a made-up holiday, tell us who celebrates the holiday, and how they celebrate it!.  Parents, submit your child’s story at www.storypirates.com/podcast
Nov 20, 2017
I Love a Ghost/Fred the Carrot
1353
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, as well as a real-life pirate captain with...questionable navigation skills. Featured in today’s episode are two new stories: “I Love a Ghost,” by a 5th grader from Mill Creek, WA named Keagon Dougherty and “Fred the Carrot,” by a 2nd grader from Brooklyn, NY named Alex Katsanos. ----- We are now accepting submissions for new stories written by kids!  Our new theme is “Make Up Your Own Holiday.”  Kids, write a story about a made-up holiday, tell us who celebrates the holiday, and how they celebrate it!  Parents, submit your child’s story at www.storypirates.com/podcast
Nov 20, 2017
Coming Soon! New Season of Story Pirates!
177
A preview of our new season in partnership with Gimlet Media. The new season sets sail on November 20th.
Nov 16, 2017
The Early Years: I Love You The Best
329
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 then-1st grader named Madeline DeRoche and it’s called, “I Love You The Best.” Also being released today is the official trailer for new season of the Story Pirates Podcast from Gimlet Media. The new season sets sail Monday, November 20th!  For more information check out www.storypirates.com!
Nov 16, 2017
The Early Years: Greatest Hits #4
1848
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 Please!" and "The Dazzling Situation." Next week's episode will be our season finally and will include an exciting announcement about the relaunch.  We will finally explain everything about brand new season of the Story Pirates Podcast. We promise.  For more information about the Story Pirates you can visit www.storypirates.com.
Nov 10, 2017
The Early Years: Best Horse Show Dogs & Mr. Mishes Swedish Fishes
932
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.
Nov 03, 2017
The Early Years: Greatest Hits #3
1618
Featuring: Volleyball In the Future and Past!, Zach's Story, The Really Cool Dress, William Woods and This Is National Whoopie Cushion Day
Oct 27, 2017
The Early Years: Gooney Pantoyes & The Face in Bulgaria
893
Gooney Pantoyes by 4th grader Grace & The Face in Bulgaria by 5th grader Alex
Oct 20, 2017
Kidcast Sampler (Bonus Episode)
1233
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!
Oct 16, 2017
The Early Years: The Busy Dizzy Dishwashers & The Thanksgiving Mess
698
The Busy Dizzy Dishwashers by 3rd grader Cameryn and The Thanksgiving Mess by 5th grader Kyle
Oct 12, 2017
The Early Years: Greatest Hits #2
1473
Featuring: "Dolly Magic Machine," "Football Tornado," "Ukulele Island," "The Chris Allergic to Garbage Cans" & "Fieldtrip to Oppositeland"
Oct 05, 2017
The Early Years: Aqua Bus & My Mom is an Annoying Hockey Coach
602
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 story was written by a 2nd grader named Sam and it's called "My Mom is an Annoying Hockey Coach."
Sep 28, 2017
The Early Years: The Dog Who Fell in Love with a Cat & King Toot-and-Common
747
Two classic Story Pirates Radio stories written by Kindergartener Kaci and 4th-grader Savannah.
Sep 21, 2017
The Early Years: Greatest Hits #1
1276
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 Girl Bed," "Water Falls On My Mom's Head" and "Dog Day."
Sep 14, 2017
The Early Years: Little Stop-It Holiday & Switcheroo Day
691
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!
Sep 07, 2017
The Early Years: The Rundown & I Like Lisa
577
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 Chuck and it's called "The Rundown." The second is from a then-first grader named William and his story is called, "I Like Lisa."
Aug 31, 2017
The Early Years: Where's Your Diaper & Funny Bunny Holiday
620
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 grader Macey!
Aug 24, 2017
The Early Years: Steve Francis, Six-Month-Old Crime-Fighting Freak & Abbey is Silly
583
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 Freak" by then-5th grader Andrew, and "Abbey is Silly" by then-kindergartener Sophia
Aug 17, 2017
The Early Years: I Love Babies & Trip to Happy Burg
673
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 Fest. It is by a 1st grader named Hannah and it's called "I Love Babies." The second was recorded for our radio show back in 2012. It was written by then-9-year-old named Sienna, and it is called "Trip to Happy Burg."
Aug 10, 2017
The Early Years: The Alien & My Pet Peeve
526
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.
Aug 03, 2017
The Early Years: Giant Bugs 2 & Get That Beat
558
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 favorites: "Giant Bugs 2" and "Get That Beat"
Jul 27, 2017
The Early Years: Actor's Day, The Love Dragon & Abie the Manie
1358
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.
Jul 13, 2017
The Early Years: Vixie and the Best Resolution Ever
894
From our New Years Resolution episode, the Story Pirates present "Vixie and the Best Resolution Ever" by then-4th grader Kitty Lustig!
Jul 06, 2017
The Early Years: Kids Riding Ponies, Stretch-A-Undies & Mix Up Mini
1227
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.
Jun 29, 2017
The Early Years: The Captive Princess
1077
From our second radio show EVER, way back in 2010, the Story Pirates present "The Captive Princess" by then-4th grader Lilly Hall!
Jun 22, 2017
The Early Years: Raccoon Sensor, Dog Day & Donny the Dinosaur and the Tap Dance Adventure"
1143
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 storypirates.org/podcastfans for more information.
Jun 20, 2017
The Early Years: Shark Tooth Fairy
957
From our Pet Peeves themed show, the Story Pirates present "Shark Tooth Fairy" by then-4th grader Leah Mitchell!
Jun 08, 2017
The Early Years: The Dazzling Situation
848
From our Mistaken Identities show, the Story Pirates present "The Dazzling Situation" by then-2nd grader Elizabeth Baird.
May 21, 2017
The Early Years: Eat a Spider Day
934
From our Made Up Holiday show, the Story Pirates present "Eat a Spider Day" by then-frist grader Nikhil Palakshappa.
May 11, 2017
The Early Years: Monster Broke
1059
From our New Years Resolution Show, the Story Pirates present "Monster Broke" by then kindergartener Eli Chung.
Apr 17, 2017
The Early Years: Ronald Reagan and the Pineapple Paradise
1106
From our Presidential Fan Fiction show, the Story Pirates present "Ronald Reagan and the Pineapple Paradise" by then 3rd grader Brigid Donaghy!
Mar 28, 2017
The Early Years: When I Lost My Dog and Took Home a Wolf!
968
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.
Feb 17, 2017
The Early Years: Princess Lifeguard Camp
983
From our Camp themed show back in 2013, The Story Pirates present "Princess Lifeguard Camp" by then 4th grader Quinn Sahutske!
Jan 31, 2017
The Early Years: Water Falls On My Mom's Head
781
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
Jan 15, 2017
The Early Years: The Really Cool Dress
906
From our The Future show, The Story Pirates present "The Really Cool Dress" by then 5-year-old Paige Mahoney!
Dec 30, 2016
The Early Years: This is National Whoopee Cushion Day
749
From our Make Up Your Own Holiday show, The Story Pirates present "This is National Whoopee Cushion Day" by then 2nd grader Liam Gimbel!
Dec 15, 2016
The Early Years: If I Were President
539
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 own version to share! Share it on YouTube, Instagram, or Facebook with the hashtag #ifiwerepresident or record a version to send to us for a podcast episode that will feature some of your masterpieces. Visit http://storypirates.org/president to find lyrics, sheet music, a demo track and more! A big thanks to Story Pirates Daniel Liu, Elena Skopetos, Peter Russo, Dominique Brillon & Jack Mitchell!
Nov 03, 2016
The Early Years: The Farm Plays Basketball
822
From our March 2013 radio show, the Story Pirates present new story "The Farm Plays Basketball" by a the- Kindergartener Reid Beatty!
Aug 29, 2016
The Early Years: Secret Agent Pat P. E. Eves
1034
From our Pet Peeves show, the Story Pirates present new story "Secret Agent Pat P. E. Eves" by then 5th grader Mary Wavering.
Aug 04, 2016
The Early Years: The Girl Who Turned into Spaghetti
906
From our November 2011 radio show, the Story Pirates present "The Girl Who Turned Into Spaghetti" by then-first grader Cassandra Smith!
Jul 14, 2016
The Early Years: PB and K, Please!
780
From our Valentines Day show, the Story Pirates present new story "PB and K, Please!" by a then-pre-kindergartener Carrigan Rose Duffel.
Jun 24, 2016
The Early Years: Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy
925
From the Holiday show, the Story Pirates present new story "Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy" by a then-first grader Malena Vermut-Young.
Jun 09, 2016
The Early Years: The July Surprise
860
From the Sidekicks show, the Story Pirates present new story "The July Surprise" by a then-kindergartener June Marzo.
May 26, 2016
The Early Years: William Woods
913
Form the Make Up Your Own Celebrity show, the Story Pirates present new story "William Woods" by then-fourth grader Zeke Williams!
May 12, 2016
The Early Years: I Love (Bonus Track!)
459
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.
May 06, 2016
The Early Years: The New Song
1023
From the New Beginnings show, the Story Pirates present new story “The New Song” by then-third grader Gus Martone!
Apr 25, 2016
The Early Years: Bird Tornado
834
From the Wilderness show, the Story Pirates present new story “Bird Tornado” by Austin Fuemmeler!
Apr 08, 2016
The Early Years: Dogs Rights Day
1128
From the Made Up Holiday show, the Story Pirates present new story “Dogs Rights Day” by Emily, Virginia, Claire and Hannah!
Mar 24, 2016
The Early Years: Train Monopoly Day
898
Story Pirates presents new story “Train Monopoly Day” by Dani Jaye Toth.
Mar 10, 2016
The Early Years: Polar Bears
819
Story Pirates presents new story “Polar Bears” by Cally Thomas.
Feb 26, 2016
The Early Years: Jill’s Birthday
1055
Story Pirates presents new story “Jill’s Birthday” by Louis Lampe.
Feb 12, 2016
The Early Years: The Chris Allergic to Garbage Cans
958
Story Pirates are back in 2016 with “The Chris Allergic to Garbage Cans” by Charlie Scott.
Jan 26, 2016
The Early Years: Lili and the Jungle House
976
Join Story Pirates for "Lili and the Jungle House" by Sarah, who was in the second grade when she wrote her story.
Dec 17, 2015
The Early Years: National Junk Food Day
762
Join Story Pirates this week for new story "National Junk Food Day" by Francesca Conti.
Dec 03, 2015
The Early Years: Dino Bank Robbers Who Actually Stole For Charity
769
From our dinosaurs themed show comes “Dino Bank Robbers Who Actually Stole For Charity” by then third grader Ethan Griffis!
Nov 19, 2015
The Early Years: Zach's Story
843
From our “Spring Break” show in April 2015 comes the story ‘Zach’s Story’ by then-third grader Gabriella Freeman!
Nov 05, 2015
The Early Years: Chris Foxerson's Famous Day
750
From our “Made Up Celebrities” show in September 2014 comes the story ‘Chris Foxerson's Famous Day’ by then-kindergartener Miller Ochs!
Oct 22, 2015
The Early Years: Table Manners
727
From our pet peeves themed show comes new story 'Table Manners' by Callie Woodchek from Dallas, Texas!
Oct 12, 2015
The Early Years: Fieldtrip to Oppositeland
910
Take a trip to Oppositeland with the wacky tale by Gabriel Fassler from Brooklyn, NY!
Sep 24, 2015
The Early Years: Best Summer Identity Ever!
860
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.
May 12, 2015
The Early Years: Lions
918
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!
Feb 13, 2015
The Early Years: The Bear Saved the Christmas
852
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 Pirates!
Dec 24, 2014
The Early Years: Ukulele Island
729
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 exclusive interview with author Sarah Snyder!
Dec 12, 2014
The Early Years: Melissa the Superhero Who Can Lift Up a Chair and She Makes Your Day Feel Special
908
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 Dikkers. In this episode’s author interview, Sofie shares how she came up with her awesome title and her favorite things about first grade!
Oct 07, 2014
The Early Years: Fall in a Hole
690
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 old author Henry.
Sep 18, 2014
The Early Years: Volleyball In the Future and Past
703
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 Tori’s story and an interview with the author!
Aug 13, 2014
The Early Years: Garbage Truck
817
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, and a bonus fun fact about the beaches of Cape Cod!
Apr 25, 2014
The Early Years: There Is A Monster (Snufflepants)
617
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 love him.” What else is Snufflepants? Check out this episode to find out! Featuring an interview with author Jayden and his amazing ideas for more monster characters!
Mar 29, 2014
The Early Years: Football Tornado
727
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 Pirates for this out of this world adventure, featuring an interview with now almost 9 year old author Jackson Scott - including his advice for all you authors out there!
Mar 14, 2014
The Early Years: The Birth of Acapella
979
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 kids break all the musical rules. Will their master plan work? Will they be sent to Tickle Island? There’s only one way to find out! Featuring a very special impromptu performance by author Kaleigh and her mom, this week’s episode will be music to your ears.
Feb 22, 2014
The Early Years: Big Girl Bed
602
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 love? Check out the podcast to find out! Featuring an interview with now five year old author Mia Allen, including tips for other kids on writing their own stories, and original music by Eli Bolin!
Feb 07, 2014
The Early Years: Angry
628
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 paper kicking and sibling rivalry all the way to it’s tickle-y conclusion! Featuring an interview with author Kai Hacker.
Jan 24, 2014
The Early Years: Weird Backpack
786
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 in its pockets be able to save the country? Will they make it to Tickle Island?! There’s only one way to find out! Featuring a snow day interview with now 10 year old author Bridget Hermann!
Jan 10, 2014
The Early Years: No Ice Cream
865
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!
Dec 13, 2013
The Early Years: Dolly Magic Machine
793
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 Charlotte, check out the hilarious latest installment of the Story Pirates podcast!
Nov 27, 2013
The Early Years: Pluto And The Pop Rocks
693
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 author John Hobbes Taylor!
Nov 15, 2013
The Early Years: The Ghost’s New Friend
648
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 Alyssa Mazak, and her tips for writing a great story!
Oct 30, 2013
The Early Years: Trash Day
824
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!
Oct 17, 2013
The Early Years: Marshmallow Shooter Camp
646
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! Featuring an interview with six year old author Christopher DeWeerd. 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. Story Pirates Podcast features highlights from our weekly radio show on SiriusXM's Kids Place Live. Visit www.storypirates.org for more information on how you can bring Story Pirates Live to your school or town!
Oct 02, 2013