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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!
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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
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. 
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.
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. 
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.
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.
 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. 
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.
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.
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.
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A Fitzpatrick

this is the best episode ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #$%@ yeah!

Aug 19th
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A Fitzpatrick

A Fitzpatrick i agree this is the best #$%@ing episode!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Aug 19th
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Jessica Neskey

Hi

Jul 23rd
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Bess Gray

Jessica Neskey hello

Jul 24th
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Ryan McManus

No

Jul 11th
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Megan Long

I love your show

Jun 21st
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Kiah Ashley

...I love the story pirates...

May 30th
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Susan Suzy

is this for kids? or is it just plain stupid?

May 23rd
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Robin Ingram

Susan Suzy it's for kids. kids make up stories and send them in and they act it out. my kids love it

Jun 20th
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Erica Ervine

Susan Suzy None of the above it is just plain AWESOME!

Jun 16th
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A Fitzpatrick

me love dis pod cast and is s0 g000d

May 22nd
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Erica Ervine

My daughter LOVES the Story Pirates!

May 21st
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Kiah Ashley

yassss

May 18th
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A Fitzpatrick

u should do a live cast on castbox

May 9th
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A Fitzpatrick

I love this podcasting

May 6th
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Kiah Ashley

cheese quest is awesome

May 4th
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jesse-john knowles

me to

May 3rd
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assaf bester

i was at school when this got sent on the podcast

May 2nd
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A Fitzpatrick

assaf bester me too!!!

May 9th
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A Fitzpatrick

15:45

Apr 30th
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assaf bester

story pirates you should check out the story a special walk

Apr 27th
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천스아

GOOD좋아요

Apr 23rd
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Devin MacDonald

I think the story pirates are cool too😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎

Apr 11th
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A Fitzpatrick

I love this one!!!!!!!

Apr 7th
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A Fitzpatrick

A Fitzpatrick me toooooooo

Apr 30th
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assaf bester

20:52

Apr 5th
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