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Dorktales Storytime

Author: Jonathan Cormur

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Be the hero of your own story with Dorktales Storytime, the award-winning podcast for kids and their pop culture loving grownups. Enter their Once Upon a Time world where hosts, Jonathan Cormur and Mr. Reginald T. Hedgehog, take you on a storytelling journey of curiosity and acceptance. You’ll explore reimagined fairytales and fables with social emotional themes, discover inspiring stories of history’s hidden heroes, and experience imaginary tales of boundless possibilities. 

 

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Reach out to us at dorktalesstorytime@gmail.com

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Send us a Text Message.Cinderella has finally been invited to the biggest event of the year for Once Upon a Time’s most talented bakers and treat makers—The Dough Ball! Feeling hopeless over what to wear, her Fairy Godmother, Fey, conjures up fantastical outfits for her to try on. The choices are fashion-tasticly fabulous—from mermaid inspired gowns to cyber-chic ensembles to sprinkle-frosting frocks—but nothing feels quite right. Her friends and Fey help her choose an outfit that will make h...
The Disobedient Dream

The Disobedient Dream

2024-05-0219:21

Send us a Text Message.Redge is worried about leading his team, the Quizzical Quizzards, in the Folktale Forest’s upcoming trivia tournament. His tossing and turning troublesome dreams release the glittering Night Mare who clomps and stomps its way into the waking world. He and Jonathan call upon Hesper, the Fairy of the Evening Star, and her trusty moth companion, Vesper for help. Together they saddle up and unleash their sleepy time power and calming exercises to lure the Night Mare back in...
Send us a Text Message.A story of courage and adventure! Bessie Stringfield, revved through societal barriers to become the first Black woman to ride solo across the United States on a motorcycle in 1930. From braving the bumpy and dangerous roads to serving as a dispatch rider in World War II, Bessie's adventurous spirit and unwavering courage broke new ground for women and Black motorcycle riders. She defied the limitations of her time and pursued her passion against all odds, earning her t...
Send us a Text Message."Big breath, magic at my fingertips, and a quest in my heart!” Owen, a spirited sorcerer, leaves the safety of their beloved library to begin a brand new, boundless adventure. With courage and curiosity, they head deep into the Great Forest and face puzzling challenges to find fellow sorcerers at the Ancient Cedar. Owen uses their wit, grit, and the encouragement of enchanted creatures to discover how to listen to the beat of their own magic and become the legendary Owe...
Send us a Text Message.Goldiquills, the fashionista hedgehog, faces a terrible trespass inside her hovel and asks a friend to help her sort things out. She’s frustrated that her stylish clothes and precious sneaker collection are out of order. Her irritation spikes when she discovers that the raccoon responsible for the messy deed is also rummaging through her garbage. But anger soon turns to empathy when she realizes that once upon a time she entered someone else’s home without permission. E...
Send us a Text Message.Using cookies Alice brought back from Wonderland, Jonathan and Redge shrink until they’re small enough to visit Scribbleton, the Folktale Forest’s tiniest town. As they explore this miniature world filled with wonders, they meet a Scribble Knight pixie and his bright yellow banana slug buddy. They learn that the duo is scrambling down Doodle Avenue to frantically prepare for the town's annual celebration. With a chirping cricket and jumping spider as their rides, Jonath...
Send us a Text Message.A story of empathy in action and the power of words! Emma Lazarus' life is a testament to courage and compassion—from her literary work to her tireless advocacy for Jewish immigrants coming to America for the chance of better lives. Her most iconic poem, The New Colossus, helped raise the funds to build the Statue of Liberty. The poem’s timeless message of welcoming ‘the tired, the poor, the huddled masses yearning to breathe free,’ has remained as a symbol of hope and ...
Send us a Text Message.Lost on the path to Legend Lake, Jonathan and Redge stumble upon Bigfoot, the introverted gentle giant who can sing like the birds. He longs to participate in the Outstanding Olympiads competition but struggles to get any attention so he can sign up. Despite his best efforts, he remains invisible, overshadowed by the other mythological competitors’ feats. With unwavering support from his new friends, he finds the courage to be heard and let his talent soar! Episod...
Send us a Text Message.Redge’s first painting class with the famous artist, Honey B. Bearton, was marvelous! So why is he feeling so blue? It’s his homework assignment--picking one thing to paint that will show the world who he is. But how can he narrow it down and choose JUST ONE? He seeks guidance from friends like Big Bad and Midge the Pidge, who help him get inspired and find the perfect idea for a creative masterpiece that will showcase his true self.Episode webpage: https://jonincharact...
The Gingerfriend Man

The Gingerfriend Man

2023-12-1416:23

Send us a Text Message.Poor Redge! His dreams of putting on the Bards and Balladeers winter play are doomed. The Fun Funk has set in throughout the Folktale Forest and no one has signed up to audition. In dashes Albert Spice whose cookie-fueled enthusiasm is sure to lift spirits and ignite everyone’s joy of performance and camaraderie. It’s a race against time to turn around the low turnout. Can he run and run as fast as he can to save the play? Of course, he can, he’s the Gingerbread Man!Epi...
Send us a Text Message.Are you ready for some festive fun? Follow Jack Frost, your easy-freezy emcee, for your VIP entrance into the Folktale Forest’s Jolly Holly Day celebrations. Experience the treasured tinsel traditions, winterberry bush wishes, and the happy folk with their hand-decorated parasols on parade. You have an all-access pass to this year’s Grand Feast for Mr. Redge’s quill-tingling speech, stories of gratitude and the most delicious holiday snacks. Then it’s off to your beds, ...
A Big City Adventure

A Big City Adventure

2023-11-1617:59

Send us a Text Message.Rodge takes his cousin, Redge, on a tour of Litropia, Once Upon a Time's biggest city! The hedgehog duo enjoys a day full of delights as they cruise through downtown with the help of Litropia’s finest cab driver, Sal A. Mander. They sing along to the toe-tapping musical “Squawkin’ in the Rain", have a whirling-twirling time at Litropia Lane’s skating rink and hang wishes on the famous Un-Fir-gettable Tree. But how can they put the cherry on top of a perfect day? Why a v...
A Scuffle of Sticks

A Scuffle of Sticks

2023-11-0217:20

Send us a Text Message.When a sibling rivalry ignites a wild ruckus, Mr. Redge enlists Jonathan's help to end the unfriendly feud. Using his skills as a storytelling problem solver, Jonathan weaves a tale on the wisdom of unity and the strength that lies in working together. It inspires the brothers to bundle up their bickering and squelch their scuffles, proving their sibling bonds are truly unbreakable.Episode webpage: https://jonincharacter.com/a-scuffle-of-sticks/ &nbs...
Send us a Text Message.A wave-splashing tale of the First Lady of Limu! Dive into the fascinating life of Isabella Aiona Abbott. From her early days in Hawaii to becoming a world-renowned expert on Pacific Ocean algae, her journey was filled with scientific curiosity and groundbreaking accomplishments. Drawing on the wisdom passed down through generations, she showed us how to connect with the natural world and use the oceans gifts for food and more. Ms. Abbott broke barriers by being the fir...
Send us a Text Message.Chills, thrills and shrieks of nervous laughter fill the night air as the popular Stork Squad—Stephon Stork, Heron Stone and Gabby Goose—weave the tale of their eerie encounter with the Goop Hog! It’s the slimy, ooey-gooey, algae-dripping creature who rose from the deepest depths of Lumen Lagoon and lunged at the terrified trio. But beware, brave listeners, things are never as they seem at first. Soon, they uncover the truth about the mysterious Goop Hog and learn a val...
Once Upon a Lullaby

Once Upon a Lullaby

2023-09-2116:44

Send us a Text Message.Nighttime has fallen and starry skies are twinkling—that means it’s go time for Hesper, the enchanting fairy of the Evening Star, and her talking moth companion, Vesper! They’re off on their evening’s journey to bring restful sleep and wonderous dreams to all the creatures of the Folktale Forest. So, tuck your dear ones under the covers and get ready for a slumber time adventure filled with stardust magic and the sweetest bedtime traditions, all bundled up in beautiful ...
Send us a Text Message.A new school year has begun, and Big Bad Wolf is experiencing back-to-school jitters. He’s worried his wolf classmates will continue to make fun of him over his embarrassing incident during last year’s howl-at-the-moon final exam. Enter his Folktale Forest friends, including Serena the Capybara. They talk him through his new class nerves and guide him back to his calm, cool and collected canine self—sending him off with the confidence he needs to become a Master Howler!...
Send us a Text Message.A story of innovation and self-determination! Lewis Latimer was an American inventor, patent draftsman and artist whose work included the detailed drawings for Alexander Graham Bell’s telephone. He improved Thomas Edison’s light bulb so it could last longer and be accessible to more homeowners. He earned seven patents for his own inventions that helped people with their day-to-day lives and, in his personal life, he enjoyed painting, playing the flute and creative writi...
Send us a Text Message.Ahoy, me hearties! Hop aboard Captain Edgarrr Matey's ship for an epic journey to Davey Jones Diner and the Plot Hook islands—where the seafaring folk sing shanties and tell tales of lost pirate booty. Armed with a secret map, our Folktale Forest friends go hunting for Swashbuckle Joe’s buried riches. When they're greeted by his gregarious ghost, he leads them to the precious treasures he values the most. Episode webpage: https://jonincharacter.com/the-tale-of-swas...
Send us a Text Message.There’s a serious problem in the community garden! The beloved apple tree is in a sad state, and Redge worries there won’t be apples for snacking, pie baking and cider making in the fall. Abracadabra! Alakazam! In swoops Zinnia Fig riding on a cluster of wild onions to declare the tree is experiencing the dreaded DROOP. Can the Folktale Forest’s favorite hedge witch use her practical earthly magic to cast out its doldrums and bring on the blooms?Episode webpage: https:/...
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