Story Pirates

Story Pirates

By Story Pirates

The award-winning Story Pirates Podcast takes stories written by kids and turns them into sketch comedy and songs. Made up of talented comedians, songwriters, and frequent celebrity guests, the Story Pirates inspire kids to create, bringing laughter to kids and grownups of all ages with hilarious sketches, catchy original songs from all genres, and interviews with the creative geniuses behind the stories… kids!

Episodes

The Zippy Dinosaur

Today we bring you a story about one of the greatest art forms ever created: dinosaur dancing, as imagined by a 9 year old from Missouri named Enoch.
29/02/24·16m 37s

MIGRATION: The Boy Who Wanted a Friend

In this special bonus episode, the Story Pirates reveal the winner of the Migration story contest and thank everyone who sent in a story.
26/02/24·16m 26s

Key Change World/The Boy Who Wanted To Be Famous (feat. Felicia Day)

Peter takes an unusual taxi cab ride with an even more unusual crab driver (Felicia Day). Featuring two new stories: “Key Change World,” a kaleidoscopic journey to a world made up of the building blocks of music, written by Jonas, a 5 year old from California, and “The Boy Who Wanted To Be Famous,” a story about the futility of seeking fame on the internet, written by an 11 year old from Missouri named Hugo.
22/02/24·40m 40s

The Flavour Thief/Too Many Buttons

Lee, Rolo and Meghan visit one of the most famous places in New York City: Wall Street! Featuring two new stories: “The Flavour Thief,” a mystery about a culinary bandit and the two kids who hunt him down, written by Lailah, a 10 year old from Canada, and “Too Many Buttons,” a story about absurd automotive technology, written by an 8 year old from Washington named Aidan.
15/02/24·40m 5s

Leprechaun Drone Capture Plan/The Invisible Shop (feat. Richie Moriarty)

The gang finds out the truth about why Lee has been pronouncing ‘kefir’ wrong all season long, with a little help from famous NYC superhero Arachno-Boy (Richie Moriarty). Featuring two new stories: “Leprechaun Drone Capture Plan,” a story about the value of detailed preparation, written by Orion, a 9 year old from Canada, and “The Invisible Shop,” a story about entrepreneurship in the invisible world, written by a 10 year old from Michigan named Clara.
08/02/24·42m 20s

The Lazy Cat

One of the biggest rules about writing a story is to have a main character who is active, right? Wrong! Sometimes it’s fun when a story breaks ALL the rules, like in today’s brand new story, written by two sisters from Michigan, Carolina, age 10, and Olivia, age 7.
01/02/24·17m 27s

CONTEST: Story Pirates + Illumination’s Migration

Announcing a special collaboration with our friends at Universal Pictures Home Entertainment for the new animated family comedy, Migration from Illumination! We’re looking for kid-written stories about what happens when a character goes on an adventure of a lifetime, facing obstacles along the way. We'll choose one story to adapt for a special Migration-themed bonus episode of the Story Pirates Podcast and EVERY story that’s submitted will get a personal, handwritten note of encouragement for its kid author. Parents or guardians can send in your kids’ stories today at storypirates.com/migration. Illumination’s Migration is available now!
29/01/24·1m 30s

The Busker/The Time I Was An Hour Late To School 2 (feat. Greg Hildreth)

Eric tries his hand at some good ‘ol New York City business, but does he have what it takes to succeed a famous teddy bear CEO (Greg Hildreth)? Featuring two new stories: “The Busker,” a song about a musician and his family of kids, pigs and cats, written by Gwen, a 9 year old from Wales, and “The Time I Was An Hour Late To School 2,” a story about a boy who is chronically late to school, written by a 9 year old from Arizona named Jackson.
25/01/24·39m 52s

The Dancing Artichoke/The Fancy Raccoon Who Ate a Volcano (feat. Emily Deschanel)

Siegfried the Viking visits a karaoke diner in New York City that’s run by an old friend, the fire horse Helena Flamehoof (Emily Deschanel). Featuring two new stories, “The Dancing Artichoke,” a story about a vegetable whose insistence on dancing leads to a surprising result, written by Ada, a 7 year old from Illinois, and “The Fancy Raccoon Who Ate a Volcano,” a story about a fancy raccoon who accomplishes an impossible culinary feat, written by a 10 year old from Utah named Ezra.
18/01/24·39m 10s

SoConfusing.com/Baby Slither Gets Creeped (feat. Zach Reino)

Nimene learns to play an artificially intelligent piano (Zach Reino). Featuring two new stories: “SoConfusing.com,” a story about the weirdest website you’ve ever been to, written by Eliana, a 10 year old from New Hampshire, and “Baby Slither Gets Creeped,” a story about a snake who learns to confront their fear of getting creeped, written by a 6 year old from Idaho named Andy.
11/01/24·41m 34s

Cats Sit On You - Tour Edition

Today we have a brand new version of one of our most popular songs ever, ‘Cats Sit On You.’ If you saw the Story Pirates on tour this fall, then you’ve heard this new version already. If you haven’t seen us on tour recently, you’re in for a treat!
21/12/23·12m 53s

How To Get Into Monkey Trainer School/The Snake Charmer's Trick (feat. Justin Bartha)

Baby with a Mustache takes a trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she meets a treasure hunter (Justin Bartha). Featuring two new stories: “How To Get Into Monkey Trainer School,” a story about the most prestigious simian educational institute in the world, written by two brothers, Liam, age 12, and Finn, age 10, from Wisconsin, and “The Snake Charmer’s Trick,” a story about a clever daughter of a snake charmer who outwits a mischievous king, written by an 8 year old from Wisconsin named Parker.
14/12/23·41m 10s

The Alien That Discovered Banana Bread/The Big Cluck (feat. Zach Cherry)

The Story Pirates all decide to sue each other with the help of their lawyer Leonard Skeonard (Zach Cherry). Featuring two new stories: “The Alien That Discovered Banana Bread,” an electro pop song about an alien on another planet who discovers the greatest combination of ingredients ever, written by Eli, a 6 year old from Massachusetts, and “The Big Cluck,” a story about the blurry lines between fact and fiction, written by an 11 year old from Australia named Odette.
07/12/23·38m 33s

Steve’s Amazing Adventure

We love it when narrators get involved in the stories they are telling. And recently, we received a story that not only has a meddlesome narrator, but the author himself intervenes as well. So, for the first time ever on this show, today’s new story, by 11 year old William in Colorado, co-stars the author himself.
30/11/23·17m 48s

DJ Squirm-a-Lot’s Thanksgiving Mixtape 2023

What’s that? You need a mixtape to help provide the soundtrack to your holiday travels? Good news: the world’s greatest DJ who is also a worm is on the case!
20/11/23·48m 41s

The Ice Cream Translator/The Dad Who Bought Himself

The Story Pirates track down Rachel, who has been busy directing a television show at the Statue of Liberty. Featuring two new stories: “The Ice Cream Translator,” a story about a young inventor who accidentally unleashes vengeful ice creams upon the world, written by Jacob, a 10 year old from Michigan, and “The Dad Who Bought Himself,” a cautionary tale about a dad who thought he could get more done by making copies of himself, written by 7 year old from New Hampshire named Lyla.
16/11/23·44m 38s

The Staple Removing Comedian/The Smelly Cheese

The Story Pirates track down Eric and Peter, who have been busy constructing a strange theme park near Coney Island. Featuring two new stories: “The Staple Removing Comedian,” about a comic who finds his muse in tiny, metal fasteners, written by Sebastian, an 11 year old from Texas, and “The Smelly Cheese,” a story about an outcast blue cheese desperate for validation from the person who owns the fridge she lives in, written by an 8 year old from Pennsylvania named Tess.
09/11/23·38m 0s

The Porch Boogie/A Very Monstrous Game Show (feat. Christy Carlson Romano)

The Story Pirates track down Nimene, who has become a top fashion designer for an eccentric mathematician (Christy Carlson Romano). Featuring two new stories: “Porch Boogie,” a song about porches that detach from their houses and start a dance party, written by Elias, a 4 year old from Washington, and “A Very Monstrous Game Show,” a story about the only game show where contestants genetically engineer terrifying monsters to win the Golden Gross Thing, by an 11 year old from Utah named Charlie.
02/11/23·35m 53s

Why Are There So Many Commercials?/The Tooth Problem (feat. Heléne Yorke)

Lee, Rolo and Smitty start tracking down the other members of the Story Pirates in NYC, starting with Meghan, who is starring in her very own Broadway show alongside a theatrical ghost (Heléne Yorke). Featuring two new stories: ‘Why Are There So Many Commercials?’, a story about two kids who find out the truth behind the constant barrage of advertisements on TV, written by Sarah, a 10 year old from New York, and ‘The Tooth Problem,’ a terrifying tale of cavities come to life, written by two siblings from Wisconsin, Kade and Avery.
26/10/23·40m 42s

Black Bird, Blue Bird/Trying To Write a Story (feat. Kirby and Mipso)

The Story Pirates are finally back home in NYC! Featuring two new stories: “Black Bird, Blue Bird,” a gentle folk song about two birds who are celestially connected, featuring the band Mipso and written by Joanna, an 11 year old from Colorado, and “Trying to Write a Story,” a tale of two authors who overcome a debilitating case of writers' block, written by a 10 year old from Alabama named John Bannon.
19/10/23·39m 22s

Spooky Season: The Witch

In this bonus episode, Story Pirate Eric interviews a witch to help him decide what he should be for Halloween. Featuring one of our favorite spooky stories from the archives, “Boo!” by a 7 year old from Florida named Nora.
12/10/23·17m 3s

Spooky Season: Frankenstein

In this bonus episode, Story Pirate Eric interviews Frankenstein to help him decide what Eric should be for Halloween. Featuring one of our favorite spooky stories from the archives, “Zombies Ate My Homework!!!!!,” by an 11 year old from California named Paxton.
05/10/23·20m 3s

Season 6 Trailer

The Story Pirates Podcast is back for Season 6! Coming October 19th, listen to new episodes wherever you get your podcasts.
28/09/23·6m 33s

Idea Storm: Problems! Whoosh! Bang!

We’re off this week getting ready for Season 6, so here’s a taste of a series we’ve been releasing on the Creator Club feed. It’s called Idea Storm, and in it we give you ideas to try out in your own writing! Today’s idea is about how to introduce an exciting problem in your story. When you finish your stories, we’d love to see what you come up with! Grownups can submit stories at storypirates.com. And remember, we respond to every single story we receive! Show Notes: If you want to listen to any of the stories we played clips of today, go to Season 5, episode 11 for the story “The Dangerous Plumbers,” Season 5, episode 19 for the story “The Town of Snake Therapists,” and Season 5, episode 6 for the story “The Magician’s Accidents.”
21/09/23·7m 18s

Season 6 Announcement + Deep Cuts

We’re so excited to announce that the new season of the Story Pirates Podcast is coming October 19th! We also have two of our favorite deep cuts from last season: “Now We’re Cooking With Butter” and “Cicada Party.”
14/09/23·18m 48s

DJ Squirm-a-Lot’s Back to School Mixtape 2023

Labor Day is here, and you know what that means: worms all around the world are headed back to school! Luckily, DJ Squirm-a-Lot has created the perfect playlist to help worms, and humans, get ready to learn.
04/09/23·42m 24s

The Trip You Never Get to Go On

Waiting can be hard, especially if you’ve been waiting all year for an amazing trip to a theme park. Today’s brand new story, by Oscar and Miles from Colorado, shows just how painful that kind of waiting can be.
31/08/23·18m 6s

The Tree That Walked

Trees: we love them and we need them. But could it be that we underestimate them? In this brand new story by Wyatt, a 9 year old from Vermont, one tree does something that no one thought was possible.
24/08/23·17m 2s

The Reflection Revolution

In today’s brand new story by 8 year old Orion in Colorado, a boy reflects on his relationship with his own reflection.
17/08/23·18m 13s

Buying a New House

In today’s brand new story, by 11 year old Zaley in Oklahoma, a family finds house hunting to be way weirder than they expected.
10/08/23·18m 44s

Fire Philip

Have you ever heard of a ‘tall tale,’ a fantastical story about folk heroes like Johnny Appleseed or Paul Bunyon? Well, today’s new story, from an 8-year-old in Colorado named Arthur, is a new kind of tall tale, about a folk hero who just happens to be a kid.
03/08/23·17m 56s

Burrito Surprise

From 8 year old Alexandra in Virginia comes a story about a woman whose selfish actions come back to haunt her in the form of a big surprise.
27/07/23·18m 33s

The Bad Guy That Does Good Thing

From 8 year old Aya in New York comes a story about how sometimes, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do the right thing. Even when you’re a bad guy.
20/07/23·17m 35s

The Floor is Llamas

Have you ever heard of a ‘parody’? It’s a kind of storytelling where the writer takes something from the real world, and then they imitate it while making some of the details bigger, funnier or exaggerated. Today’s new story, by two siblings from Canada named Bohdi and Rose, is a perfect example.
13/07/23·18m 27s

DJ Squirm-a-Lot’s 4th of July Mixtape 2023

It’s time for another summertime mixtape from the world’s most famous DJ who is also a worm, featuring a bunch of your favorite Story Pirates tunes.
03/07/23·47m 52s

Twin Birthday

Have you ever wanted to meet someone so badly that you’d do almost anything to make it happen? In today’s new story, written by a 9 year old from California named Lilou, a couple of twins do exactly that.
29/06/23·16m 9s

The Mysterious Smartboard Ghost

Have you ever heard of a haunted house? How about a haunted graveyard? Or perhaps a haunted forest? Well, what about a haunted…smartboard? Like the kid detective in today’s new story, from 9 year-old Portia from Virginia, you just might have to see it to believe it.
22/06/23·17m 31s

Birds Do Funny Stuff

Have you ever had a dream that felt like real life? Or have you ever had a real life that felt like a dream? Even if you haven’t, it’s a pretty fun thing to tell a story about, like in today’s new story, by 6 year old Baker from Washington.
15/06/23·16m 15s

The Dog Jelly Bean Shop

Have you ever heard of a courtroom drama? You know, where lawyers are always yelling “objection,” and the judge bangs her gavel while screaming “order in the court!”? If you like that kind of thing, you’re going to love today’s new story from 10 year old Jacob in California.
08/06/23·16m 57s

Groovy Game Show

Have you ever found yourself suddenly on a nonsensical game show as a contestant and everyone seems to know what’s going on except you? Whether you have or not, you’ll definitely enjoy today’s new story from 11 year old Gracie in Canada.
01/06/23·17m 50s

Taste the Turf

Today’s new story, written by 9 year old Silas from Pennsylvania, is about following your dreams. Even if your dream is to be a hamster that plays college football.
25/05/23·17m 58s

A Cheesy Mystery

In most detective stories, we get to follow the adventures of hard-nosed private eyes who seem to be the smartest ones in the room. Today’s story, written by a 12-year-old from Texas named Maxiliano, is NOT like most detective stories.
18/05/23·18m 48s

Toast

Imagine waking up one morning and everything has changed. Or maybe not everything, but one specific thing has changed, and it’s…everywhere. What if that thing was…toast? That’s exactly what happens in today’s new story, written by a 10 year old from Wisconsin named Brayden.
11/05/23·18m 14s

Sassy and Her Saxophone

Have you ever had the urge to play a musical instrument for all of the world to hear? If so, you’ll relate to today’s new story by an 11 year old from Massachusetts named Gabriella.
04/05/23·19m 55s

Story Creation Zone: Escape From Sharks with Rolo and Smitty - Preview

Grab some paper and something to write or draw with, because in this preview of a brand new interactive bonus episode, Rolo guides listeners in creating thrilling, edge-of-your-seat stories. For the full episode, join Creator Club today and enjoy exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes, discounts and exclusive access to events with Story Pirates Podcast hosts. Grownups, go to storypirates.com/podcast to learn more.
01/05/23·9m 4s

Uncle Gramhog

Have you ever had an extended family member that you really love, and you love when they come to visit, but then they do something really…unexpected? Like, they eat all your donuts? If so, you’re going to appreciate today’s new story, written by Molly and Aine, two 10 year olds from Ireland.
27/04/23·17m 47s

Smash Boom Best: Ghosts Vs. Zombies (feat. PETER!)

Today we’re thrilled to share an episode from one of our favorite podcasts, Smash Boom Best. And guess what - it features our very own Peter! It’s GHOSTS vs. ZOMBIES! Peter battles comedian and host of Forever Ago, Joy Dolo, in this un-boo-lievable battle. Who will win? Ghoulish ghosts? Or zealous zombies? Lurch over to smashboom.org and vote for the spooky creature YOU think won!
20/04/23·39m 28s

DJ Squirm-a-Lot’s Spring Break Mixtape 2023

Spring has sprung and so has another classic mixtape from the world’s most famous DJ who also happens to be a worm.
13/04/23·50m 55s

The Messed Up Pirate

Have you ever felt out of place? Like a fish outta water? Like a square peg in a round hole? Or maybe, like a kind-hearted pirate in a sea of bloodthirsty swashbucklers? If so, you’ll relate to today’s new story, written by Lydia, a 10 year old from Rhode Island.
06/04/23·19m 29s

The Mutant and the Model

Arianna, a 12 year old from New Hampshire, brings us today’s new story about an out of this world fashion star bursting onto the scene.
30/03/23·20m 8s

Oh Rats!

Today’s new story, by a 7 year old from New Jersey named Alexandra, explores the never-ending real estate struggles between mice and humans.
23/03/23·17m 50s

The Shoe Problem

Today’s new story takes us to the Great Shoe Forest, where an ancient grudge between shoes and socks is brought to life by 6 year old Rowan from Pennsylvania. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
16/03/23·20m 5s

Ah, Save Me! The Entire Class Has a Crush On Me! Take Me Home Mommy, Take Me Home Daddy! (feat. Stephanie Hsu)

In honor of our good friend and longtime Story Pirate company member Stephanie Hsu’s Oscar nomination for ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once,’ we present a previously unreleased Early Years live recording from February 2013 of a legendary story written by a 2nd grader from Virginia named Erica. In it, Stephanie stars as a peculiar girl named Colorado Michigan. Enjoy, listeners, and congratulations, Steph! We love you!
14/03/23·11m 24s

Don’t Send a Popcorn Kernel into Space

This week, we bring you a story about smart technology that’s, perhaps, a bit too smart for its own good written by a 9 year old from Texas named Seamus. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
09/03/23·19m 45s

The Gift That Never Stops Giving

This week, we bring you a story about finding the right gift for someone special in your life. Or rather, the right gifts (plus infinity). Brought to you by a 9 year old from California named Malina. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
02/03/23·16m 17s

Detective Kathren Cat

This week, we bring you a mystery story about the disappearance of a pretty precious popstar poster, written by a 10 year old from Texas named Veda. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
23/02/23·18m 8s

Why To Respect Your Elders

Season 5 may be over, but the Story Pirates are not going away! Until the debut of season 6 later this year, we are releasing a brand new story every week. This week, we bring you a story about the terrifying truth behind a common phrase, written by a 10 year old from Oregon named Ryan. For more from the Story Pirate, visit storypirates.com/podcast
16/02/23·20m 36s

Announcement: We’re Not Going Away/Peter’s Imaginary Vacation

Season 5 may be over, but the Story Pirates are not going away! Starting Thursday, 2/16, we’re releasing a brand new story every week until the debut of season 6 later this year. Listen for all the details after Peter goes on a LENGTHY imaginary vacation to make up for the one he’s not getting in real life.
09/02/23·14m 0s

The Dancing Cupcake/The Portals (feat. Sara Bareilles and Mykal-Michelle Harris)

In part 2 of our season finale, the Story Pirates execute an elaborate heist to save their ship from Henrietta Hudson (Mykal-Michelle Harris), the biggest name in NYC tow trucks. Featuring two new stories: “The Dancing Cupcake,” a song about a cupcake who wants to dance in your house, sung by special guest Sara Bareilles and written by Violet, a 9 year old from Pennsylvania, and “The Portals,” a story about the challenges of running a retail store that deals in time and space, written by a 6 year old from California named Lincoln.
02/02/23·39m 22s

Old Man Homer/The Very Grown Up Place (feat. members of Mipso and Jess McKenna)

In part 1 of our thrilling season finale, the only thing that stands between the Story Pirates and a return home to their native NYC is the dastardly Silica Googenheim (Jess McKenna). Featuring two new stories: “Old Man Homer,” a song about time travel, photography and connecting with old relatives that features members of Mipso (Jacob Sharp, Joseph Terrell and Libby Rodenbough), by Lucy, a 7 year old from New Mexico, and “The Very Grown Up Place,” a song about what happens when ‘bring your child to work’ day gets turned on its head, written by Zoey, age 8, and Izzy, age 5, from Washington. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
26/01/23·32m 2s

!Beard Quest!/The New Class Pet (feat. Zoe Jarman)

The Story Pirates get a visit from their dentist (Zoe Jarman). Featuring two new stories: “!Beard Quest!”, an action-packed adventure about a beard desperate to return to the Greek god he belongs to, written by James, an 11 year old from the UK, and “The New Class Pet,” the chronicle of one class’ mission to name their new guinea pig, written by an 8 year old from Ohio named Noel.
19/01/23·38m 38s

Why You Should Never Feed a Potato Chip to a Kangaroo/The Never Ending Story Story

Meghan creates a tech company for Nimene’s inventions. Featuring two new stories: “Why You Should Never Feed a Potato Chip to a Kangaroo,” a cautionary tale about marsupials' quest for world domination, written by Tyson, an 11 year old from Utah, and “The Never Ending Story Story,” a mind-blowing trip down the rabbit hole of storytelling itself, written by a 13 year old from Washington named Maggie. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
12/01/23·40m 50s

Fixed-up Fairy Tales: The Live Stream - Preview

In this preview of a brand new bonus series, ‘Fixed-Up Fairy Tales,’ kid authors take the most beloved fairy tales of all time and make them their own. Featuring a brand new story, “The Live Stream,” written by Jordynn, an 11 year old from Colorado. For the full episode, join Creator Club today and enjoy exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes, discounts and exclusive access to events with Story Pirates Podcast hosts. Grownups, go to storypirates.com/podcast to learn more.
05/01/23·9m 20s

Imagication: Happy New Year - Preview

In this preview of a brand new episode of Imagication, Peter’s Australian accent rarely wavers as he guides listeners through a very special creative visualization exercise to celebrate the new year. So sit back, relax, and get ready to take your imagination on a vacation! For the full episode, join Creator Club today and enjoy exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes, discounts and exclusive access to events with Story Pirates Podcast hosts. Grownups, go to storypirates.com/podcast to learn more.
29/12/22·13m 33s

Story Creation Zone: Make Your Own Holiday Cards with Peter and Nimene - Preview

Make a holiday card for someone special in your life with this handy activity from Nimene and Peter. For the full episode, join Creator Club today and enjoy exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes, discounts and exclusive access to events with Story Pirates Podcast hosts. Grownups, go to storypirates.com/podcast to learn more.
19/12/22·7m 7s

The Hanukkah Ghost/The Dragon That Just Wanted Hair (feat. Seth Meyers)

Sports agent Chip McFoddlesworth (Seth Meyers) discovers Lee and Peter have an aptitude for the game of dirtball. Featuring two new stories: “The Hanukkah Ghost,” a song about a spooky holiday gathering, written by Raia, a 7 year old from Illinois, and “The Dragon That Just Wanted Hair,” a story about a follically challenged beast who yearns for luscious locks, written by a 9 year old from Pennsylvania named Avalon. For more Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
15/12/22·36m 46s

The Story of King Pineapple/Stonecliffs! (feat. Abby Trott)

The Story Pirates meet an underground restaurateur (Abby Trott) who serves a rare delicacy. Featuring two new stories: “The Story of King Pineapple,” the story of a disposed royal who must reclaim their birthright from an evil farmer, written by Chloe and Iris, two sisters from California, and “Stonecliffs!”, a story about a kingdom with too much cake, written by two siblings from Singapore named Lyra and Ralph. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
08/12/22·38m 9s

Zombie Pups/The Particular Pigeon (feat. Stephanie Park)

The Story Pirates have a spa day. Featuring two new stories: “Zombie Pups,” a thriller of a tune about a dog owner (Stephanie Park) who battles undead canines, written by Lily, an 8 year old from Illinois, and “The Particular Pigeon,” a story about a strange and rebellious pigeon who shows everyone how to be brave, written by a 7 year old from Hawaii named Gus. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
01/12/22·33m 27s

Arts Educators Save the World (feat. Cecily Strong)

Executive produced by Story Pirates Studios, we’re proud to share another episode of Arts Educators Save The World, a show for gronwups who believe in arts education. In this episode, Cecily Strong talks with an important arts mentor from her life. If you like it, you can hear more episodes right now by visiting artseducatorspodcast.com or find it wherever you listen to podcasts.
28/11/22·48m 20s

DJ Squirm-a-Lot’s Thanksgiving Mixtape 2022

The world’s greatest DJ who is also a worm returns to help provide the soundtrack to your holiday travels!
22/11/22·47m 24s

Too Many T-Rexes/The Opera (It's Not Boring This Time!)

Eric and Nimene enter the Underground Racing Invitational. Featuring two new stories: “Too Many T-Rexes,” a story about an unfortunate man in a town with too many apex predators, written by Leo, a 7 year old from Washington, and “The Opera (It’s Not Boring This Time!),” the story of an extraterrestrial girl who foils an evil plot, written by a 9 year old from California named Layla. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
17/11/22·37m 22s

Bugs and Daffy’s Thanksgiving Road Trip

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so what better time to listen or re-listen to this very special, 4-episode, Story Pirates-produced podcast, starring Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck! Make this show a holiday tradition for your family by listening together and trying to spot the different Story Pirates’ voices throughout! Listen and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts, or click here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/looney-tunes-presents-bugs-daffys-thanksgiving-road-trip/id1596374859
14/11/22·30m 28s

I Don’t Think So Day/The Squirrel Astronaut (feat. Kimmy Shields)

Rachel and her beach pigs stumble upon an idyllic, underground small town and a very welcoming ambassador (Kimmy Shields). Featuring two new stories: “I Don’t Think So Day,” a story about a very frustrating new holiday, written by Luna, an 8 year old from California, and “The Squirrel Astronaut,” the tale of a brave rodent’s trip to outer space, written by a 12 year old from Georgia named Donovan. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
10/11/22·40m 0s

Story Creation Zone: Make a Mystery with Baby With a Mustache - Preview

Grab some paper and something to write or draw with, because in this preview of a brand new interactive bonus episode, Baby With a Mustache, the best detective who happens to be on the Story Pirates ship at the moment, guides listeners in creating a setting for their very own mystery story. For the full episode, join Creator Club today and enjoy exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes, discounts and exclusive access to events with Story Pirates Podcast hosts. Grownups, go to storypirates.com/podcast to learn more.
07/11/22·9m 33s

A Barking Election/The Always Lost Werewolf (feat. Erika Henningsen)

Rolo is (almost) driven to madness by a spot. Featuring two new stories: “A Barking Election,” a rousing song about an inspiring mayoral candidate (Erika Henningsen) who runs against an incumbent pooch, written by Brody, a 10 year old from California, and “The Always Lost Werewolf,” about a pun-loving lycanthrope who just wants to get where he’s going, written by Petra, age 7, and Vaughn, age 5, from New York. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
03/11/22·36m 6s

Spooky Season: The Ghost?

The Story Pirates Podcast is off this week, so we present to you this brand new bonus episode! In it, Story Pirate Eric interviews a ghost to help decide what Eric should be for Halloween. Featuring one of our favorite spooky stories from the archives, “Every Midnight I Turn Into a Wolf,” by an 11 year old from Washington named Maren. For 2 more episodes of Spooky Season and lots more bonus content, plus ad-free versions of new episodes and special events featuring podcast hosts, join Creator Club today at storypirates.com/podcast
27/10/22·13m 49s

How Do You Scare a Mermaid?/Chickening (feat. Busy Philipps)

A new restaurant gets ready to open with a nervous proprietor (Busy Philipps). Featuring two new stories: “How Do You Scare a Mermaid?”, a song about one narrator’s startling obsession, written by Lainey, a 9 year old from Wisconsin, and “Chickening,” a story about the newest craze to sweep the nation, written by an 11 year old from Maryland named Camilo. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
20/10/22·33m 58s

Now We’re Cooking With Butter/The Town of Snake Therapists (feat. Josh Radnor)

The Story Pirates accidentally wake an ancient, slumbering underground monster (Josh Radnor). Featuring two new stories: “Now We’re Cooking With Butter,” a game show where contestants have to cook food with only one ingredient, written by Oliver, a 10 year old from Pennsylvania, and “The Town of Snake Therapists,” the strange tale of a town ruled by reptiles you can share your problems with, written by a 14 year old from California named Freya. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
13/10/22·35m 44s

Story Pirates Radio: OctoNation with Warren Carlyle

Story Pirates Radio host Andrew takes listener questions for Warren Carlye, the founder and CEO of OctoNation, a nonprofit that works to inspire wonder of the ocean by educating the world about octopuses. Listen to Story Pirates Radio every Saturday and Sunday at 11am ET at storypirates.com/radio
10/10/22·9m 44s

I Never Knew Tacos Were So Good!/Goats To Go

It’s harvest season for the Story Pirates and Lee plans a huge feast. Featuring two new stories: “I Never Knew Tacos Were So Good,” a story about one dog’s relentless pursuit to make her best bunny friend try a new food, written by Annabelle, a 10 year old from Florida, and “Goats To Go,” a story about a peculiar business that specializes in goaten wanderlust, written by a 10 year old from Massachusetts named Charlie. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
06/10/22·38m 19s

Fainting/Madame Louis Garbatolle (feat. Jessica Lowe)

The Story Pirates encounter their very first tarot tarantula (Jessica Lowe). Featuring two new stories: “Fainting,” a story about a talking hotel room, written by Joseph, a 10 year old from New York, and “Madame Louis Garbotolle,” a story about two idiosyncratic siblings who learn to love each other, written by a 13 year old from California named Emmy. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
29/09/22·37m 45s

The Left Side of Time/The New Food: Fitix vs. Mosquito (feat. Oscar Montoya)

Peter and Lee discover an ancient cookie temple and its guardian (Oscar Montoya). Featuring two new stories: “The Left Side of Time,” a trippy journey through the far reaches of the imagination, written by Mira, an 11 year old from Tennessee, and “The New Food: Fitix vs. Mosquito,” two wacky stories that are smushed into one, written by a 6 year old from Iowa named Bennett. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
22/09/22·36m 26s

Brain Pirates/Camel Humps

Siegfried the Orange, brave Viking warrior, explores another side of himself. Featuring two new stories: “Brain Pirates,” a story about the what happens when the voices in your head are swashbuckling problem-solvers, written by Niko, an 8 year old from North Carolina, and “Camel Humps,” the story of how a camel lost and regained his most important attribute, written by a 5 year old from Oregon named Paloma. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
15/09/22·40m 16s

DJ Squirm-a-Lot’s Back to School Mixtape 2022

DJ Squirm-a-Lot heads back to school with a selection of his hottest end-of-summer tracks! Also today, a brand new bonus episode of the Inside Story is available for Creator Club members on the exclusive Creator Club podcast feed. To join Creator Club and get access to exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes and more, visit storypirates.com/podcast
05/09/22·53m 41s

The Test/The Case of the Spilling Hot Chocolate (feat. Fergie L. Philippe)

Rolo and Smitty’s secret past is revealed. Featuring two new stories: “The Test,” a song about a high stakes rhyming competition with the best rapper in class (Fergie L. Philippe), written by Mason, a 10 year old from Wisconsin, and “The Case of the Spilling Hot Chocolate,” a story about one family’s terrible curse, written by an 8 year old from California named Andres. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
01/09/22·35m 41s

Introducing: Arts Educators Save the World (feat. Lin-Manuel Miranda and Robert Lopez)

Executive produced by Story Pirates Studios, we’re proud to introduce Arts Educators Save the World, a brand new show for grownups who believe in arts education. We’re so excited to share episode 1 with you, which features an interview with Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton) and Robert Lopez (Frozen, Book of Mormon). If you like it, you can hear episode 2 right now by visiting artseducatorspodcast.com or find it wherever you listen to podcasts.
29/08/22·43m 7s

Alf the Alligator's Tea Night/The Journey

The Story Pirates record solo podcasts. Featuring two new stories: “Alf the Alligator’s Tea Night,” a story about an unreliable narrator who ruins a fancy alligator’s big night, written by Liam, a 10 year old from Wisconsin, and “The Journey,” the tale of a family who sticks together through a series of harrowing adventures, written by 6 year old from Washington named Marley. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
25/08/22·39m 31s

A Little Girl Was Feeling Blue/Cicada Party (feat. Ryan Gaul)

A shady salesman (Ryan Gaul) tries to sell the Story Pirates some sunshine in a box. Featuring two new stories: “A Little Girl Was Feeling Blue,” a song about a girl who learns to honor her feelings, written by Evie, a 6 year old from Washington, and “Cicada Party,” a story about the biggest bug party that happens every 17 years, written by a 5 year old from New Jersey named Johnny. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
18/08/22·33m 28s

Story Creation Zone: Map Drawing with Siegfried- Preview

Grab some paper and something to draw with, because in this preview of a brand new interactive bonus episode, Siegfried the Orange, brave Viking adventurer, guides listeners in drawing a totally epic map of an imaginary place. For the full episode, join Creator Club today and enjoy exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes, discounts and exclusive access to events with Story Pirates Podcast hosts. Grownups, go to storypirates.com/podcast to learn more.
15/08/22·8m 39s

The Dangerous Plumbers/The Bike That Is a Car

The Story Pirates create an extremely popular underground car wash. Featuring two new stories: “The Dangerous Plumbers,” a harrowing tale about who NOT to hire to fix a clog, written by Julian, an 8 year old from New York, and “The Bike That Is a Car,” a story about the greatest transportation invention of all time, written by a 6 year old from Toronto named Aliyah. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
11/08/22·39m 29s

The Mismatched Puzzle Piece/The Sad Queen (feat. Cecily Strong)

A professional glassblower (Cecily Strong) discovers Eric’s natural talent and tries to convince him to go pro. Featuring two new stories: “The Mismatched Puzzle Piece,” a song about a backwards journey through the alphabet, written by Olivia, a 7 year old from Colorado, and “The Sad Queen,” the story of a queen and her court who learn to appreciate all their subjects, written by a 7 year old from Florida named Arjun. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
04/08/22·38m 51s

Acting With Meghan, Tape 1: Sense Memory - Preview

In this preview of a brand new bonus episode, Meghan invites listeners to learn about how to act from one of the theater’s true masters: herself. For the full episode, join Creator Club today and enjoy exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes, discounts and exclusive access to events with Story Pirates Podcast hosts. Grownups, go to storypirates.com/podcast to learn more.
01/08/22·6m 13s

The Tree With a Love For a Mountain/Infamous

Baby With a Mustache has an identity crisis. Featuring two new stories: “The Tree With a Love For a Mountain,” a song that proves that even nature can fall in love, written by Landon, an 8 year old from California, and “Infamous,” the story of a trendsetter who is tired of setting trends, written by a 10 year old from California named Clarke. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
28/07/22·36m 24s

The Starfish/The Package (feat. Dan Mintz)

When her diamond headphones go missing, Meghan recruits a hard-boiled detective (Dan Mintz) to solve the mystery. Featuring two new stories: “The Starfish,” a story about remembering who you were in a past life, written by Louis, a 9 year old from Nevada, and “The Package,” a rom com-style story about a gloomy farmer who receives a special delivery…of love, written by an 8 year old from New York named Saanvi. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
21/07/22·38m 15s

Lala/Laugh Day (feat. Lou Wilson)

When Loofah takes the day off, a stunt performer (Lou Wilson) is hired to fill in. Featuring two new stories: “Lala,” a song about a girl who goes to great lengths to find her voice, written by Juniper, a 10 year old from Tennessee, and “Laugh Day (A New Holiday),” a story about the funniest new holiday around, written by a 6 year old from Massachusetts named Miles. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
14/07/22·35m 0s

DJ Squirm-a-Lot’s Beach Day Mixtape 2022

DJ Squirm-a-Lot heads to the beach for sun, surf and smashing that spacebar! For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
04/07/22·46m 56s

The Prince-ess/The Magician’s Accidents (feat. Rivkah Reyes)

Peter and Nimene swap personalities. Featuring two new stories: “The Prince-ess,” a song about a royal (Rivkah Reyes) who is brave enough to share their truth, written by Ella, a 10 ½ year old from Sweden, and “The Magician’s Accidents,” a story about a magic trick gone wrong, written by 6 year old from California named Oscar. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
30/06/22·39m 7s

Imagication: Nice Bees - Preview

In an extended preview of this brand new bonus episode, Peter does a pretty passable Australian accent as he takes listeners through a creative visualization exercise. It’s funny AND relaxing! For the full episode, join Creator Club today and enjoy exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes, discounts and exclusive access to events with Story Pirates Podcast hosts. Grownups, go to storypirates.com/podcast to learn more.
27/06/22·9m 47s

All Because I Bit My Knee/Cat That Can Spell

Meghan discovers crystals. Featuring two new stories: “All Because I Bit My Knee,” a story about a minor trampoline accident that spirals into disaster, written by Tobias, a 10 year old from Oregon, and “Cat That Can Spell,” the story of a uniquely talented feline who learns to appreciate what makes them special, written by an 11 year old from Pennsylvania named Natasha. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
23/06/22·38m 49s

The Secret Theme Park/Ryan in Rhinebeck Grows Rhubarb (feat. Krysta Rodriguez)

Smitty becomes an official member of the Story Pirates, but is surprised to see what exactly that entails. Featuring two new stories: “The Secret Theme Park,” a song about a girl (Krysta Rodriguez) who discovers the coolest place ever at her mom’s work friend’s house, written by Simone, a 10 year old in New Jersey, and “Ryan in Rhinebeck Grows Rhubarb,” a cautionary tale about always reading the instructions on the magic seed packet before planting, written by a 5 year old from New York named Oliver. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
16/06/22·35m 27s

Snakes and People/The Fish Person (feat. Kimmy Gatewood and Rebekka Johnson)

As the Story Pirates begin to traverse the different underground layers of the earth, they encounter a dance party led by EDM-loving dinosaurs (Kimmy Gatewood and Rebekka Johnson). Featuring two new stories: “Snakes and People,” a story about a massive, national effort to teach snakes to talk, written by Mikayla, a 9 year old from South Africa, and “The Fish Person,” a story about the weirdest-flavored donut you’ve ever tried, written by an 8 year old from Arizona named Mia. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
09/06/22·42m 58s

The Inside Story: The Chicken King

The Inside Story features new interviews with fan-favorite characters from past episodes of the Story Pirates Podcast. This week, Peter catches up with the Chicken King to find out if he’s figured out how to be a kinder ruler and how his favorite chicken Hamburger is doing. To sign up for exclusive Season 5 bonus content like this, visit storypirates.com/podcast
06/06/22·8m 23s

You Make No Sense!/The Chicken King (feat. Michael Urie)

In part 2 of the season 5 premiere, the Story Pirates meet the proprietor of a strange underground theme park (Michael Urie). Featuring two new stories: “You Make No Sense!”, a song about a kid who O.S.I.A. (Only Speaks In Abbreviations), written by Luke, a 10 year old in Colorado, and “The Chicken King,” a story about an insecure king who learns how to just be himself, written by an 8 year old from Missouri named Kayleigh. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
02/06/22·43m 45s

Driving Bumblebees/The Bad Dog Who Was Smart (feat. Michael Urie)

The Story Pirates are back for season 5! In part 1 of the season premiere, the Story Pirates begin their journey to the center of the earth and meet the bearer of a very mysterious voice (Michael Urie). Featuring two new stories: “Driving Bumblebees,” a song about the buzziest Manhattan traffic jam ever, written by Maya, a 9 year old from New York, and “The Bad Dog Who Was Smart,” the story of a sharp canine with a taste for misbehavior, written by a 12 year old from Virginia named Breckin. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
26/05/22·41m 30s

Announcing Season 5!

The Story Pirates Podcast is back for Season 5! Starting May 26th, listen to new episodes wherever you get your podcasts. Finally! Find out about a virtual party featuring a live reading of a fan-favorite episode and our biggest live show of the year on May 15th in New York City at storypirates.com/podcast
06/05/22·6m 9s

Deep Cuts #7: Cake Stories

The Story Pirates Podcast will be back soon with Season 5, but in the meantime we have a brand new, cake-themed bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest and weirdest stories from the archives. Featuring “Diggy Day,” “Raining Cake,” and “Charles Cake and the Moose.” For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
27/01/22·24m 11s

Deep Cuts #6: Cheese Stories

The Story Pirates Podcast will be back soon with Season 5, but in the meantime we have a brand new, cheese-themed bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest, and weirdest stories from the archives. Featuring “George’s Cheese,” “The Creation of Chicken Parm” and “The Cook Who Lost His Talent.”  For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
20/01/22·30m 59s

Deep Cuts #5: Dragon Stories

The Story Pirates Podcast will be back soon with Season 5, but in the meantime we have a brand new, dragon-themed bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest and weirdest stories from the archives. Featuring “The Knight’s Pet Dragon,” “Helen’s Pizza Ria” and “The Love Dragon.”  For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
13/01/22·33m 11s

DJ Squirm-a-Lot’s Thanksgiving Mixtape 2021

In this special bonus episode, DJ Squrim-a-Lot celebrates Thanksgiving the only way he knows how–by smashing that spacebar! Featuring some of our favorite songs and deep cuts from the podcast. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast
24/11/21·59m 23s

Trailer–Bugs and Daffy’s Thanksgiving Road Trip

Celebrate Thanksgiving week with Looney Tunes and the Story Pirates! Looney Tunes Presents: Bugs and Daffy’s Thanksgiving Road Trip is a hilarious new family podcast featuring writers and performers you know and love from the Story Pirates, along with Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, of course! Listen during your Thanksgiving road trips, meal prep or other traditions! All 4 episodes are out now wherever you listen to podcasts.
22/11/21·5m 6s

The Perfect Horse/Fishing Fish That Fish Humans (feat. Gabrielle Dennis and Allan K. Washington)

In part two of our season finale, an undersea queen (Gabrielle Dennis) reveals her secrets. Featuring two new stories: “The Perfect Horse,” an R&B ballad about a kid (Allan K. Washington) with an equestrian dream, written by Milie, a 12 year old from Rhode Island, and “Fishing Fish That Fish Humans,” the bizarre origin story of planet H-Tray, where humans live underwater and fish live on land, written by Australian siblings Caitlin and Jack. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
05/08/21·37m 36s

If Dogs Could Do The Boogie/Cheese Monkey With A Baloney Hat (feat. Gabrielle Dennis, MOZIAH and Koo Koo Kanga Roo)

In part one of their season finale, the Story Pirates meet a queen (Gabrielle Dennis) and find out, once and for all, if the underwater city of Nethernabosia is real. Featuring two new stories: “If Dogs Could Do The Boogie,” the newest, hottest dance craze to sweep the doggy nation, performed by MOZIAH and Koo Koo Kanga Roo and written by Etta, a 7 year old from Michigan, and “Cheese Monkey With A Baloney Hat,” the story of a mysterious monkey who brings fun to bored people everywhere, written by a 12 year old from California named Arion. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
29/07/21·33m 1s

Bad Art Werewolf/The Bear Claw (feat. Satya Bhabha, Michael Longoria, Nicolas Dromard, Dominic Nolfi, and Quinn Van Antwerp)

The Story Pirates meet a famous film director (Satya Bhabha) who is making a stunt-filled underwater action movie. Featuring two new stories: “Bad Art Werewolf,” a doo-wop tune featuring four former stars of Broadway’s Jersey Boys, about a dad with strong opinions on art, written by Ruba, a 10 year old from New York, and “The Bear Claw,” a story about a baker who meets the real life bear inspiration for their favorite pastry, written by two brothers from the UK, Milo, age 9, and Theo, age 7. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
22/07/21·34m 2s

The Snowball Safe/Claudia the Cloud (feat. Jon Bass)

The crew discovers an underwater city and king (Jon Bass) that miiiiiight not be the exact one they’re looking for. Featuring two new stories: “The Snowball Safe,” a story about a girl who discovers an ingenious method to thwart yetis, by Brynn, an 11 year old from Michigan, and “Claudia the Cloud,” a story about a shape-shifting cloud that discovers its true purpose, written by an 8 year old from the UK named Cecilia. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
15/07/21·37m 20s

Martian-Mallows/The Big Fortune (feat. Juwan Crawley)

Lee discovers a surprising new tiny friend. Featuring two new stories: “Martian-Mallows,” an intergalactic bop about a kid (Juwan Crawley) who battles aliens who have a taste for gooey treats, written by Eason, a 7 year old from Colorado, and “The Big Fortune,” a story about a cow who discovers the truth about fortune telling, written by a 7 year old from Idaho named Emmet. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
08/07/21·33m 35s

DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Summer BBQ Mixtape 2021

In this special bonus episode, everybody’s favorite worm DJ crafts the perfect playlist for your summer outdoor party plans.  For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
01/07/21·50m 46s

The Beautiful Potato/What It Feels Like To Be A Ghost

The crew stumbles upon a troupe of Fish Scouts and helps them learn the skills to earn an important badge. Featuring two new stories: “The Beautiful Potato,” a story about a magical starch who has vowed to solve all their town’s problems, by Zeke, an 8 year old from Virginia, and “What it Feels Like to be a Ghost,” a story about an emo ghost who takes on the Big Apple, written by an 8 year old from California named Sofia. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
24/06/21·35m 35s

Popsicle Sweater/The New Species (feat. Raúl Esparza)

In their 100th episode, the Story Pirates attend a show by famous octopus magician Octavious the Great (Raúl Esparza). Featuring two new stories: “Popsicle Sweater,” a blissed out tune about popsicle outerwear, written by Izzy, a 6 year old from Nevada, and “The New Species,” about a detective with a bad attitude on the hunt for a local monster, written by 9 year old from Texas named Shaan.
10/06/21·37m 4s

The July Playdate/The Short Neck Giraffe (feat. Lauren Holt)

An anonymous underwater graffiti artist named Angelfish (Lauren Holt) tags the Story Pirates’ ship. Featuring two new stories: “The July Playdate,” a story about a family that has dueling instrumental interests, written by Teddy, a 7 year old from Maryland, and “The Short Neck Giraffe,” a story about discovering that what makes you different makes you special, written by a 10 year old from Virginia named Gabriella. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
03/06/21·36m 38s

The Music Trials/Anti-Body Man (feat. Nick Blaemire)

Rolo tests out new and possibly unwise recipes for soup. Featuring two new stories: “The Music Trials,” a song about an aspiring multi-instrumentalist (Nick Blaemire) who aims to show the world he is a music master, written by Max, an 8 year old from New Jersey, and “Anti-Body Man,” a science fiction story about an astronaut’s battle against bacteria, written by a 9 year old from Pennsylvania named Blain. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
27/05/21·31m 7s

Conquering Pitland/Teachers Are People Too?!

Meghan gets a new restorative hobby. Featuring two new stories: “Conquering Pitland,”a story about an army of fingers set to conquer an armpit, written by Jack, an 8 year old from New York, and “Teachers Are People Too?!,” the story of a girl who discovers the truth about her teacher’s real life, written by a 10 year old from Utah named Lily. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
20/05/21·39m 26s

Stars and Moonlight/The Mystery of the Eaten Candy (feat. Chuck Bryant)

The Story Pirates venture out of the ship to a rock concert that is being held inside the mouth of a giant whale (Chuck Bryant). Featuring two new stories: “Stars and Moonlight,” a song about two sisters who can’t agree on which kind of music is the best, written by Palmer, a 9 year old from Texas, and “The Mystery of the Eaten Candy,” a story about a detective who gets caught with his pants down, written by a 12 year old from Illinois named Jack.
13/05/21·35m 4s

Little Snacks Big Problems/The Brown Cat

Eric gets ready to watch the big game! Featuring two new stories: “Little Snacks Big Problems,” a medley of musical angst from the world’s most downtrodden foods, written by Cayden, a 9 year old from South Korea, and “The Brown Cat,” written by a 7 year old from Minnesota named Alice. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
06/05/21·34m 56s

The Missing Golden Eggs/The Super Secret Sassy Story (feat. Jana Schmieding)

During a visit to Great White Shark Cafe, Peter faces off with a fearsome shark (Jana Shmieding). Featuring two new stories: “The Missing Golden Eggs,” a country tune about a desperate goose who jumps to conclusions too easily, written by a Sophie, an 8 year old from Maryland, and “The Super Secret Sassy Story,” the wildest story about writer’s block you’ve ever heard, written by two siblings from New York named Francis, age 12, and Olivia, age 9. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
29/04/21·37m 14s

Mr. Chuggy and Me/The Zero-annaire

The Story Pirates forget Rachel’s birthday, so she escapes to Jellyfish Village and meets a very familiar jellyfish pop star. Featuring two new stories: “Mr. Chuggy and Me,” a story about a girl who wishes for perfection and is surprised by what she gets, written by Jane, a 9 year old from Maryland and “The Zero-annaire,” the strange tale of a boy who wins the zero dollar lottery, written by a 7 year old from California named Freddy. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
22/04/21·40m 29s

The Boy Who Had a Pet Ice Cube/The Not-So-Safe Safe (feat. Mary Holland and Alex Boniello)

The Story Pirates try to spiff their ship with help from reality TV host Whimsey Pepperdime (Mary Holland). Featuring two new stories: “The Boy Who Had a Pet Ice Cube,” a song about a kid (Alex Boniello) and his unusual pet, written by Noah, a 5 year old from New York, and “The Not-So-Safe Safe,” a caper about a cat burglar who is overly susceptible to internet advertising, written by a 12 year old from Michigan named Ellary. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
15/04/21·35m 24s

The Peach/Ten Tigers

Rolo discovers a secret compartment on the ship that contains a rare family heirloom. Featuring two new stories: “The Peach,” a song about a magical fruit, written by two friends from South Carolina named Maci, age 8, and Lydia, age 10, and “Ten Tigers,” a story about big cats competing for cake, written by an 8 year old from Georgia named Luke. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
08/04/21·36m 40s

DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Spring Break Mixtape 2021

In this special bonus episode, everybody’s favorite worm DJ smashes that spacebar and plays some of our favorite songs from the podcast. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
01/04/21·44m 11s

The Lost Spoon/Backwards Town

When the power goes out, Siegfried and Eric must go on an epic journey to the center of the ship. Featuring two new stories: “The Lost Spoon,” the story of an opinionated cutlery aficionado who goes to great lengths to find his prized possession, written by a Chase, a 10 year old from California, and “Backwards Town,” the tale of a confusing and unnecessarily complicated town where everything is frontwards, um, we mean backwards, written by an 11 year old from Canada named Juniper. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
25/03/21·39m 52s

The Ant Who Saved Her Colony/The Boy Who Couldn't Stop Crying

The Story Pirates discover there is a drain in the ocean floor, and they’re headed right for it! Featuring two new stories: “The Ant Who Saved Her Colony,” a song about an unlikely hero who saves her community using her special skills, written by Harper, a 9 year old from Washington, and “The Boy Who Couldn’t Stop Crying,” a story about a literal flood of emotion, written by a 6 year old from Rhode Island named Weylyn. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
18/03/21·30m 14s

The Boy Who Mailed Himself to Australia/The Story of the Plumber’s Hideous Yodels (feat. Parvesh Cheena)

It’s the Johnny Blobfish Show! Starring Johnny Blobfish (Parvesh Cheena)! Meghan as Mrs. Blobfish! Rachel as Johnny Blobfish Jr.! Lee as The Mail Carrier! Eric as Mr. Wilkinson! Nimene as Suzy Who Lives Next Door! And Peter as Lil’ Sparky. Featuring two new stories: “The Boy Who Mailed Himself to Australia,” a story about the majesty of the Postal Service and one boy’s determination to take a trip Down Under, written by Maxwell, a 12 year old from Texas, and “The Story of the Plumber’s Hideous Yodels,” a terrifying tale about sounds that take physical form, written by a 10 year old from Pennsylvania named Molly.  For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
11/03/21·39m 47s

I’m Toast, Man/The Adventures of Harold Jordan (feat. Maulik Pancholy)

The Story Pirates meet an excitable isopod (Maulik Pancholy) who curates a very unique underwater museum. Featuring two new stories: “I’m Toast, Man,” a Johnny Cash-style song about one piece of bread’s miraculous transformation, written by Sam, a 6 year old from New York, and “The Adventures of Harold Jordan,” a story about a celebrity’s hubristic foray into television, written by a 9 year old from Iowa named Phoebe. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
04/03/21·37m 26s

Deep Cuts #4

The Story Pirates Podcast will be back with new episodes starting March 4th, but in the meantime we have a brand new bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest and weirdest stories from the archives. Featuring “The Doughnut is Right,” “Pet Store or Food Store?” and “The Goose Prank.” For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
25/02/21·26m 43s

Deep Cuts #3

The Story Pirates Podcast will be back with new episodes starting March 4th, but in the meantime we have a brand new bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest and weirdest stories from the archives. Featuring “The Clock,” “Robotics Engineering Doll,” and “Monster Broke.”  For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
18/02/21·27m 20s

Deep Cuts #2

We’ll be back with new episodes starting March 4th, but in the meantime here’s another brand new bonus episode featuring some of our favorite deep cuts from the archives along with behind-the-scenes tidbits on how the Story Pirates Podcast gets made. Featuring “The Monkey and the Ice Skates,” “Tape Ball Purse” and “Kids Riding Ponies.”  For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
11/02/21·31m 7s

Deep Cuts #1

The Story Pirates Podcast will be back with new episodes starting March 4th, but in the meantime we have a brand new bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest, and weirdest stories from the archives. Featuring “The Case of the Missing Files,” “Ladybug Tickle Day” and “Zach’s Story.”  For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
04/02/21·25m 1s

Millions of Stars/The Invention Convention (feat. Starr Busby)

The Story Pirates arrive at their undersea destination. Featuring two new stories: “Millions of Stars,” a musical meditation on the origins of the universe, featuring Starr Busby and written by Aditya, a 5 year old from Canada, and “The Invention Convention,” a time-bending story about never giving up, written by a 9 year old from Montana named Owen. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
17/12/20·37m 24s

An Interview with Lilli Cooper

Lee talks to actor and singer Lilli Cooper (star of the new Story Pirates bedtime show Sleep Squad) about growing up in a family of performers and her professional journey, including her role as Sandy Cheeks in SpongeBob Squarepants: The Broadway Musical. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
14/12/20·25m 7s

If Dogs Are Janitors/Zombies Ate My Homework!!!!!! (feat. Larry Owens)

Baby With A Mustache founds a start-up. Featuring two new stories: “If Dogs Are Janitors,” a song about a lucky pup (Larry Owens) working his dream job, written by Shea, a 9 year old from Illinois, and “Zombies Ate My Homework!!!!!!” a multi-platform tale about the academic tastes of the undead, written by an 11 year old from California named Paxton. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
10/12/20·33m 45s

Undercover Birthday/Trapped in a Basketball (feat. Rachel Dratch and Will Swenson)

The Story Pirates help Meryl the Mermaid (Rachel Dratch) in her quest to win the 65th Annual Mermaid Tail Competition. Featuring two new stories: “Undercover Birthday,” a song about a classified celebration for a super secret spy (Will Swenson), written by Isaiah, a 9 year old from Ohio, and “Trapped in a Basketball,” a story about a kid who learns the hard way just how the ball bounces, written by a 9 year old from Pennsylvania named Ethan. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
03/12/20·41m 28s

DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Thanksgiving Mixtape 2020

In this special bonus episode, DJ Squrim-a-Lot provides the soundtrack to your Thanksgiving feast, featuring some of our favorite songs and deep cuts from the podcast. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
25/11/20·53m 32s

Funny Animals/The Pancake Heist

The Story Pirates try out a new, complicated board game. Featuring two new stories: “Funny Animals,” a story about going to the circus that is also about NOT going to the circus, written by Corinne, an 8 year old from Ohio, and “The Pancake Heist,” the tale of a team of squirrels trying to pull of the greatest score of their careers, written by a 10 year old from Pennsylvania named Fiona. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
19/11/20·39m 52s

My Mouth Ran Away/The Zinc Sink With the Kink in the Link Problem (feat. Alison Pill)

Mother Porpoise (Alison Pill) revives her rivalry with Meghan. Featuring two new stories, “My Mouth Ran Away,” a story about a rebellious mouth by Eleanor, an 11 year old from Japan, and “The Zinc Sink With the Kink in the Link Problem,” a rhyming tale about the weird solution to a weird problem, written by two brothers from Illinois named Bennet and Cillian.  For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
12/11/20·34m 2s

The Gold Tiara/The Blog Story

Nimene searches for a new purpose. Featuring two new stories: “The Gold Tiara,” an epic fantasy tale about two kids who save the world from a dark power, written by Sydney, an 11 year old from Delaware, and “The Blog Story,” about a high-pressure newsroom looking for their next big scoop, written by a 10 year old from New Jersey named Mackenzie. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
05/11/20·39m 51s

Rockstar/The Creepy Weepy Dollhouse

Lee meets a spider. Featuring two new stories: “Rockstar,” a story about a mistaken identity that proves anyone can take center stage, by Olivia, a 10 year old from Washington, and “The Creepy Weepy Dollhouse,” a spooky tale about a spooky house with a spooky name, written by an 8 year old from North Carolina named Emery. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
29/10/20·39m 43s

The Fairy Without Wings/The Competition Competition (feat. Patti Harrison and Mitra Jouhari)

The Story Pirates venture into the depths of an ocean trench where they encounter two bickering Riddlefish (Patti Harrison and Mitra Jouhari). Featuring two new stories: “The Fairy Without Wings,” a musical homage to Wilson Phillips about two fairies who find that what makes them unique can change the world forever, written by Franny, a 6 year old from New York and “The Competition Competition,” a story about a game show that begets other, weirder game shows, written by a 10 year old from Canada named Grayson. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
22/10/20·39m 6s

Blue Night/The Unlucky Man

In part 2 of our season 4 premiere, Rachel and Eric race each other to the treasure, with surprising results. Featuring two new stories: “Blue Night,” a dreamy song about a special celebration that happens once in a blue moon, written by Monroe, a 6 year old from Minnesota, and “The Unlucky Man,” a slapstick-filled story about a guy who just can’t catch a break, written by a 10 year old from Massachusetts named Mia. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
15/10/20·34m 47s

The Weird Sisters/The Secrets of the Paintings (feat. Stephanie Hsu)

Season 4 begins deep under the ocean, where the Story Pirates investigate the mysterious return of an old friend and meet a new one. Featuring two new stories: “The Weird Sisters,” a musical homage to Billie Eilish about two siblings (Stephanie Hsu and Monique Moses) who celebrate being different, written by Evalea, a 9 year old from Missouri, and “The Secrets of the Paintings,” a story about a talking Mona Lisa who foils an art heist, written by a 7 year old from New Mexico named Eloy. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
08/10/20·38m 7s

CATS SIT ON YOU - the new Story Pirates album is out now!

The Story Pirates’ new album, CATS SIT ON YOU, is out now! The follow-up to our award winning album BACKSTROKE RAPTOR, CATS SIT ON YOU features more of your favorite Story Pirates songs remixed and mastered to add to your playlists and listen to anytime. For more info on how to celebrate the release of CATS SIT ON YOU, visit storypirates.com/news
28/08/20·6m 42s

Hedgie and the Cloud Kingdom/Floor Juice (feat. Lilli Cooper)

The Story Pirates head home and are surprised by what they find. Featuring two new stories: “Hedgie and the Cloud Kingdom,” a hedgehog dance party anthem featuring Lilli Cooper, by Naomi, a 9 year old from California, and “Floor Juice,” a story about a new beverage that the world is definitely not ready for, written by a 9 year old from California named Ayana.
30/07/20·30m 40s

The Strawberry Band/The Angel Pigs (feat. Karan Kendrick)

The Story Pirates finally reach their space destination and meet a queen (Karan Kendrick). Featuring two new stories: “The Strawberry Band,” a song about a Beatlesque rock band and their encounter with a shark, written by Nathaniel, a 5 year old from California, and “The Angel Pigs,” a story about entrepreneurial flying porkers, written by an 8 year old from Massachusetts named Olive.
23/07/20·38m 23s

I Have A Cookie/Three Little Phones (feat. Eddie Cooper)

The Story Pirates meet a shapeshifting alien full of nostalgia. Featuring two new stories: “I Have A Cookie,” a gospel number sung by Eddie Cooper about a huge treat with a long life, written by Natalie, a 7 year old from Massachusetts, and “Three Little Phones,” a modern take on the three little pigs, written by a 9 year old from Virginia named Colin.
09/07/20·32m 57s

Sarah’s Song Story/The Door That No One Could Open (feat. Julie Andrews)

The Story Pirates’ ship enters one of the galaxy’s most dangerous spots, the Switcheroo Zone, and items on board start randomly turning into other things like spaghetti, space raccoons and...Julie Andrews. Featuring two new stories: “Sarah’s Song Story,” about a girl who confronts her fear of clowns, written by Ella, a 9 year old from New Jersey, and “The Door That No One Could Open,” a story about a frustrating trip to the bathroom, written by a 9 year old from Illinois named Claire.
02/07/20·35m 53s

The Weird Food Club/The Girl Who Painted Everything

Lee gets inside the heads of his Story Pirate friends. Featuring two new stories: “The Weird Food Club,” a story about a group of friends who rally around gross meals, written by Brooklin, a 12 year old from Pennsylvania, and “The Girl Who Painted Everything,” a story about creating art everywhere you go, written by a 6 year old from Virginia named Jane.
25/06/20·36m 22s

The Girl Who Wanted To Eat The Sky/The Dice That Didn’t Want To Be Rolled (feat. Aneesa Folds)

Rolo gets a puppy and learns some hard lessons about pet ownership in space. Featuring two new stories: “The Girl Who Wanted To Eat The Sky,” an uplifting song about a girl (Aneesa Folds) with an appetite as big as the heavens, written by Olivia, a 5 year old from California, and “The Dice That Didn’t Want To Be Rolled,” a story about a die who dreams of a life beyond their board game, written by a 9 year old from Australia named Annabel.
18/06/20·34m 19s

The Night I Started Sharing a Room With My Sister/Dogs With a Secret

Meghan starts a film festival on the ship and the Story Pirates flex their cinematic muscles. Featuring two new stories: “The Night I Started Sharing a Room With My Sister,” a homage to Alanis Morissette about a big life change, written Amelia, an 8 year old from Texas, and “Dogs With a Secret,” a story about doing what’s right even if you won’t get credit for it, written by a 9 year old from Texas named West.
11/06/20·30m 56s

One Little Pink Rose

In this special bonus episode, we return to a story from last season that reminds us of the need to stand up, take action and make our voices heard. Resources for grownups about how to talk to kids about racial equity can be found at storypirates.com/blacklivesmatter
04/06/20·10m 9s

The Poisonous Butterfly/Cartwheel Girl

Lee blows off steam in the ship’s simulroom. Featuring two new stories: “The Poisonous Butterfly,” a story about a bold scientist who has to save the town, written by Vivian, an 8 year old from Colorado, and “Cartwheel Girl,” the tale of a very happy girl with a very strange condition, written by a 6 year old from Arizona named Gabriella.
28/05/20·38m 45s

Chicken on a Motorcycle/The Donut Gymnast

Peter and Lee learn the shocking truth about Smitty. Featuring two new stories: “Chicken on a Motorcycle,” a tale about a new kind of hero and the explosive power of jazz, written by two brothers from Arizona, Mason, age 10 and Stanford, age 6, and “The Donut Gymnast,” a story about a pastry that learns to roll, written by a 10 year old from Colorado named Addy.
21/05/20·39m 29s

Rosie the Rose/The Soup (feat. Kristen Bell)

A holographic motivational speaker (Kristen Bell) encourages the Story Pirates to the extreme. Featuring two new stories: “Rosie the Rose,” a synth pop tune about a flying rose who finds a new home, written by Avery, a 6 year old from California, and “The Soup,” a story about a family of chefs who must compete in the kitchen against a scheming foe, written by an 8 year old from Maryland named Elijah.
14/05/20·36m 6s

Every Midnight I Turn Into a Wolf/The Case of the Missing Files (feat. Lena Hall and George Basil)

A Party Planet (George Basil) tries to convince the Story Pirates to stick around and have some fun. Featuring two new stories: “Every Midnight I Turn Into a Wolf" (feat. Lena Hall), a glam rock song about a girl who goes through a surprising transformation, written by Maren, an 11 year old from Washington, and “The Case of the Missing Files,” a hardboiled detective story written by a 10 year old from Arkansas named Will.
07/05/20·34m 29s

DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Spring Break Mixtape

In this special bonus episode, everybody’s favorite worm DJ smashes the spacebar for some of our favorite songs and deep cuts from the podcast.
30/04/20·46m 50s

The Time Machine/Dear Water Cycle (feat. Ophira Eisenberg)

A tabloid reporter (Ophira Eisenberg) boards the ship with some surprising news. Featuring two new stories: “The Time Machine,” a song about a potluck supper that takes place in a surprising time period, written by Ellie, a 7 year old from California, and “Dear Water Cycle,” a literal love letter to precipitation, condensation and evaporation, written by a 12 year old from Colorado named Jordan.
23/04/20·32m 23s

Good Cups/The Dog That Thought the Sunset Was a Ball (feat. Bobby Moynihan)

A visitor from the future (Bobby Moynihan) implores the Story Pirates to help him save the universe. Featuring two new stories: “Good Cups,” a rap about all the different kinds of incredible cups you can drink out of, written by Timothy, an 8 year old from Florida, and “The Dog That Thought the Sunset Was a Ball,” the story of a canine who will travel any distance for a game of fetch, written by a 6 year old from Hawaii named Sheldon.
16/04/20·34m 22s

Minnie, the Cutest Dog in the World/How to Be a Great Salesperson (feat. Joe Lo Truglio and Beth Dover)

Baby With A Mustache is left alone on the ship and must defend it against bandits (Joe Lo Truglio and Beth Dover). Featuring two new stories: “Minnie, the Cutest Dog in the World,” a musical homage to Britney Spears about a lucky pup, written by Leif, a 9 year old from Indiana, and “How to Be a Great Salesperson,” a step-by-step guide to sneaky selling, written by an 11 year old from Pennsylvania named Ella.
09/04/20·33m 33s

The First Kids to Work at the Census/Rowan and the 3 Sloths

In need of extra cash, Siegfried makes a dicey business decision. Featuring two new stories: “The First Kids to Work at the Census,” a song about two kids who just want to put their natural talents to work, by William, a 7 year old from California, and “Rowan and the 3 Sloths,” a story about an unexpected encounter in the forest, by a 9 year old in Illinois named Rowan.
02/04/20·32m 31s

Jumping Bean Jack and Bouncing Bailey/Betsy’s Grand Slam

The Story Pirates have a garage sale, and something very important gets sold by mistake. Featuring two new stories: “Jumping Bean Jack and Bouncing Bailey,” a song about the joys and perils of portable trampolines, written by Bridget, a 9 year old from New York, and “Betsy’s Grand Slam,” the story of a star baseball player who needs to learn one final rule, by an 8 year old from Texas named Paul.
26/03/20·32m 44s

The Case of the Musical Cinnamon Buns/Attack of the Stuff (feat. Alysha Deslorieux)

Rolo holds a karaoke night competition in the hopes it will attract the Story Pirates to his struggling Bean Emporium. Featuring two new stories: “The Case of the Musical Cinnamon Buns (feat. Alysha Deslorieux),” a 90’s R&B-style song about bakery snacks who hypnotize by Hannah, a 12 year old from New Jersey, and “Attack of the Stuff,” a story about inanimate objects coming to life, by a 10 year old from Washington, D.C. named Annikah.
19/03/20·32m 2s

The Monkey and the Ice Skates/Tissues (feat. Paul Scheer)

The Story Pirates welcome their old pal Franklin (Paul Scheer) to the ship. Wait. Do we even know a Franklin? Featuring two new stories: “The Monkey and the Ice Skates,” an ode to NPR about the very first primate ever to hit the ice, written by Pacifica, a 9 year old from North Carolina, and “Tissues,” a poetic tale of patience and belonging, written by an 8 year old from Massachusetts named Noah.
05/03/20·41m 12s

Fun Crazy Weird Hair Store/The Mountain Fart (feat. Robin Lord Taylor)

An old friend finds their voice and the Story Pirates discover a surprising new planet. Featuring two new stories: “Fun Crazy Weird Hair Store,” a rocker about a salon you can go to if you need a big change, by Silvia, a 9 year old from New Jersey, and “The Mountain Fart,” a story about a town dealing with an enormous stink, written by a 9 year old from Virginia named Hannah.
27/02/20·34m 41s

Humming/Time Trap

The Story Pirates are lost in space. Featuring two new stories: “Humming,” a song about a simple habit that snowballs into a worldwide trend, by Emily, an 11 year old from Texas, and “Time Trap,” a story about two siblings who travel to some very surprising epochs, by an 8 year old from Oregon named Jaeger.
20/02/20·30m 40s

Quest for the Crystal Crown

In this special bonus episode about the new Story Pirates book, Quest for the Crystal Crown, Lee interviews authors Annabeth Bondor-Stone and Connor White, as well as several characters from the book, including Hobbly Knobbly the wizard, Hot Breath the baby troll, Bloato the goblin and Donkeycorn, a half-donkey, half-unicorn. Get your copy of Quest for the Crystal Crown today at storypirates.com!
06/02/20·12m 25s

The Puzzle Competition/Family Room Wars (feat. Billy Eichner and members of Freestyle Love Supreme)

The crew encounters a mysterious delivery man (Billy Eichner) with a dark purpose. Featuring two new stories: “The Puzzle Competition,” a hip hop track featuring members of Freestyle Love Supreme about a high stakes championship bout, written by California siblings Talia, age 8, and Levi, age 5, and “Family Room Wars,” a fantasy epic that takes place in a modern family room, by a 12 year old from Utah named Jaxon.
19/12/19·32m 45s

My Family Are Tigers/Winter (feat. Lake Bell)

The crew meets the owner of a cosmic zoo (Lake Bell) who has plans for a new exhibit. Featuring two new stories: “My Family Are Tigers,” the story of a kid who grows up in a unique family, by Sophie, a 10 year old from the UK and "Winter", a song about a girl with an unpopular opinion who stands her ground, by a 9 year old from California named Lila.
12/12/19·35m 27s

Quark Power/Spelling Sssnakes (feat. Danny Pudi)

The ship’s new virtual reality room lets Peter live out his greatest dream. Featuring two new stories: “Quark Power,” a power pop song about subatomic particles, written by Aziah, a 10 year old from Australia, and “Spelling Sssnakes,” the story of an insecure serpent who learns to compete on the big stage, by a 9 year old from California named Neela.
05/12/19·34m 33s

Thanksgiving Road Trip Mixtape

In this special bonus episode, the Story Pirates provide the soundtrack to your holiday travel with some of our favorite songs and deep cuts from the podcast.
27/11/19·46m 57s

My Principal Ate a Worm/Backstage Dreams

Siegfried discovers a Gladiator Planet where he is challenged to battle in ways he never expected. Featuring two new stories: “My Principal Ate a Worm,” a shocking tale inspired by real events, by Jonah, a 9 year old from Michigan and “Backstage Dreams,” a dramatic story about big breaks, epic roles and a life in the theater by a 10 year old from New York named Thuy.
21/11/19·33m 46s

Cucumbers 4 Life/The Family of Cows

The Story Pirates throw a pool party on a new water planet, revealing a multiplicity of surprises. Featuring two new stories: “Cucumbers 4 Life,” a country song about vegetables and heavy metal, by Imogen, a 9 year old from the UK, and “The Family of Cows,” a shape-shifting saga on the farm, by an 8 year old from Mississippi named Lydian.
14/11/19·26m 54s

The Raccoon’s Very Hard Choice/Stepping Up

Rolo embarks on a spacewalk in a desperate attempt to retrieve a package from the space post office. Featuring two new stories: “The Raccoon’s Very Hard Choice,” a latin-inspired song about choosing your favorite food, by Asa, a 7 year old from New York, and “Stepping Up,” the inspiring tale of a senator’s quest to become President of the United States, by a 10 year old from New York named Eliana.
07/11/19·31m 13s

Boo!/The Clock (feat. Paul F. Tompkins)

The crew’s exploration of outer space takes them to Game Show Planet, where a charismatic host (Paul F. Tompkins) challenges the Story Pirates to compete. Featuring two new spooky stories: ‘Boo!,” a tale of trick-or-treating hygiene by Nora, a 7 year old from Florida, and “The Clock,” a creepy story about a timepiece with a dreadful secret, written by an 8 year old from Washington named Lyla.
31/10/19·31m 45s

Space Llama/Have You Wondered (feat. Lauren Lapkus)

A space caterer (Lauren Lapkus) helps the Story Pirates learn to like strange foods from other galaxies. Featuring two new stories: “Space Llama,” a Bowie-esque spin on a classic folk tale about how the night sky came to be, written by Lindsay, an 8 year old from New York, and “Have You Wondered,” a story about what happens when the Statue of Liberty fights crime, written by a 7 year old from Ohio named Theodore.
24/10/19·35m 46s

Glowy and the Friend Adventure/The Big Chance (feat. Jeremy Sisto)

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.
17/10/19·38m 30s

The Bear That Couldn’t Disco/The Slowest Elevator In The World (feat. Alex Brightman)

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.
10/10/19·35m 3s

ANNOUNCEMENT: The Story Pirates Podcast Is Back For Season 3!

The Story Pirates return for a brand new season on October 10, 2019.
26/09/19·3m 49s

SECRET LIFE OF PETS: The Knight’s Pet Dragon/Turtle Beach

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!
19/09/19·17m 37s

CONTEST: Story Pirates + The Secret Life of Pets 2

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
14/08/19·4m 35s

Pet Store or Food Store?/A Dinosaur Ate Me (feat. Mandy Gonzalez and James Monroe Iglehart)

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.
27/06/19·25m 43s

Banana Clown/Cats Sit On You (feat. Secret Agent 23 Skidoo)

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.
20/06/19·28m 25s

The Mad Piano Player/The Aristocrats Strike Back (feat. Josh Gondelman)

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.
13/06/19·37m 49s

Tape Ball Purse/The Girl With A Voice (feat. Bowen Yang)

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.
06/06/19·32m 36s

The Disgusting Water Bottle/Robotics Engineering Doll (feat. Colin Meloy)

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.
30/05/19·30m 46s

The Amazing Adventure/My Big Project

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.
23/05/19·36m 21s

BACKSTROKE RAPTOR - the new Story Pirates album!

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.
16/05/19·5m 8s

Vampire Kid/I Want Your Garden (feat. Natasha Rothwell)

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.
09/05/19·32m 53s

Cheese Quest/A Diary Of A Corn Snake (feat. David Schwimmer)

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.
02/05/19·36m 22s

Superbag/Some TVs Have Big Problems

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.
25/04/19·32m 40s

Animal Week/The Doughnut Is Right

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.
18/04/19·33m 19s

Maybelle’s Treats/The Mystery of the Materializing Kitten (feat. Timothy Simons)

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.
11/04/19·37m 43s

One Little Pink Rose/I Lost My Tooth In Hollywood

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.
04/04/19·26m 48s

The Story Pirates + Circle Round: All That Glitters

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!
28/03/19·22m 41s

Jeff the Goldfish/George and Billy the Boghog

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.
21/03/19·34m 2s

Turtle Beach/Carl and Steve BFFs (feat. Dax Shepard)

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.
14/03/19·33m 16s

How The Beaver Came To Canada/President Worm (feat. Claire Danes)

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.
07/03/19·29m 13s

The Quest for the Golden Bananas/Pigduction (feat. Franchesca Ramsey)

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.
28/02/19·32m 37s

I Love Cats/The Wizard Who Could Just Go Poof (feat. John Oliver)

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.
21/02/19·35m 26s

Helen’s Pizza Ria/The Creation Of Chicken Parm (feat. George Salazar)

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.
14/02/19·38m 33s

The Boy Who Hated Kisses/The Pancake Habit

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).
07/02/19·33m 17s

A Hamster's Workday/Backstroke Raptor

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.
31/01/19·30m 43s

NEW SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT: the Story Pirates Podcast is Coming Back on January 31st, 2019!

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!
10/01/19·10m 36s

Bonus: Calling All Mapmakers! Submit Your Ideas For The Next Story Pirates Book!

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!
25/10/18·5m 58s

NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE: Story Pirates’ new Album Preview

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!
28/09/18·4m 22s

Summer Bonus: Silly Monster Problem/Will Wants 300 Bucks/Star

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.
20/09/18·22m 15s

Teacher’s Guide: Characters With Big Dreams/Make Your Problem Huge

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.
13/09/18·20m 15s

Summer Bonus: The Hungry Rock/A Girl With Superpowers/The Chessmaster

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.
06/09/18·21m 55s

The Story Pirates + Brains On!: Dr. Weirdo and the Boring Unicorn

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!
28/08/18·24m 12s

Summer Bonus: The Person Who Could Not Spin/Sandwich Day/How To Make A Basketball Plant

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.
23/08/18·21m 32s

Summer Bonus: I Want To Be Rich/Fart Out Loud Day/Nothing Is Impossible

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.
16/08/18·21m 51s

Summer Bonus: I Lost The Clock Pieces and the Dog Ate Them/The Giraffe Didn’t Know/Star

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.
09/08/18·19m 18s

Summer Bonus: Frank the Monster/All 8 Unicorns/Penguin Office

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.
02/08/18·17m 1s

The Big Secret/What the World Was Called Before Us

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.
07/06/18·42m 58s

The Story Pirates + Wow in the World: The Mixed-Up Sensory World of Synesthesia

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.
31/05/18·43m 59s

The Great Wallaby Adventure/Presents For Mom

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.
24/05/18·31m 12s

The Person Who Could Not Spin/Triple Power (feat. Sasheer Zamata and Aparna Nancherla)

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!
17/05/18·31m 6s

How to Make a Basketball Plant/The Clean Machine (feat. Wyatt Cenac)

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!
10/05/18·27m 4s

George’s Cheese/Pizza Revenge (feat. Alison Pill and Josh Sharp)

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!
03/05/18·31m 38s

The Giraffe Didn't Know/Raining Cake (feat. Michael Cerveris)

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!
26/04/18·26m 23s

Evil Cockroach Nation/The Guy (feat. Ben Sinclair)

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!
19/04/18·27m 28s

In the Car/The Girl Who Couldn't Stop Reading - AKA Me! (feat. Santino Fontana)

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!
05/04/18·30m 18s

How the Grizzly Bear Turned Into a Polar Bear/Boogerman's Trial

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!
29/03/18·31m 47s

Fart Out Loud Day/The Boy Who Invented the BPhone3

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!
22/03/18·31m 26s

Going to the Moon/All Rainbow Cars

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!
15/03/18·26m 10s

The Chess Master/The Amazing Rake (feat. The Gregory Brothers)

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!
08/03/18·31m 31s

Frank the Monster/The Automatic Thinker

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!
01/03/18·25m 42s

BONUS! - More Stories from Live in LA! (feat. Patton Oswalt)

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!
26/02/18·30m 28s

Live in LA! - To Do/Super Granny (feat. Patton Oswalt)

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!
22/02/18·24m 44s

Nothing Is Impossible/Act Like Someone Else Day

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!
08/02/18·26m 53s

Dreaming Sheep/Pig and Unicorn

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!
01/02/18·30m 17s

Sandwich Day/A Girl With Superpowers

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!
25/01/18·29m 45s

Ladybug Tickle Day/Cement Dude

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!
18/01/18·25m 47s

How Do You Play Day/Samantha

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!
11/01/18·26m 18s

The Goose Prank/Santa Claus and His Life

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!
28/12/17·25m 17s

Star/The World Wide Race of the Worst Cars

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!
21/12/17·26m 23s

Olympic Masters/How Penguin Office Became a Thing

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.
14/12/17·22m 44s

Barry and The Big Climbing Tree/The Girls and the Gods

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.
07/12/17·23m 58s

All 8 Unicorns/Riding a Seagull Was Good

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
30/11/17·21m 11s

Annoy Your Sister School/The Girl Who Never Took A Bath

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
20/11/17·19m 12s

I Love a Ghost/Fred the Carrot

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
20/11/17·23m 18s

Coming Soon! New Season of Story Pirates!

A preview of our new season in partnership with Gimlet Media. The new season sets sail on November 20th.
16/11/17·3m 42s

The Early Years: I Love You The Best

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!
16/11/17·6m 14s

The Early Years: Greatest Hits #4

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.
10/11/17·33m 33s

The Early Years: Best Horse Show Dogs & Mr. Mishes Swedish Fishes

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.
03/11/17·18m 17s

The Early Years: Greatest Hits #3

Featuring: Volleyball In the Future and Past!, Zach's Story, The Really Cool Dress, William Woods and This Is National Whoopie Cushion Day
27/10/17·29m 43s

The Early Years: Gooney Pantoyes & The Face in Bulgaria

Gooney Pantoyes by 4th grader Grace & The Face in Bulgaria by 5th grader Alex
20/10/17·17m 38s

Kidcast Sampler (Bonus Episode)

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!
16/10/17·21m 18s

The Early Years: The Busy Dizzy Dishwashers & The Thanksgiving Mess

The Busy Dizzy Dishwashers by 3rd grader Cameryn and The Thanksgiving Mess by 5th grader Kyle
12/10/17·14m 23s

The Early Years: Greatest Hits #2

Featuring: "Dolly Magic Machine," "Football Tornado," "Ukulele Island," "The Chris Allergic to Garbage Cans" & "Fieldtrip to Oppositeland"
05/10/17·25m 18s

The Early Years: Aqua Bus & My Mom is an Annoying Hockey Coach

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."
28/09/17·10m 47s

The Early Years: The Dog Who Fell in Love with a Cat & King Toot-and-Common

Two classic Story Pirates Radio stories written by Kindergartener Kaci and 4th-grader Savannah.
21/09/17·15m 12s

The Early Years: Greatest Hits #1

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."
14/09/17·24m 1s

The Early Years: Little Stop-It Holiday & Switcheroo Day

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!
07/09/17·14m 16s

The Early Years: The Rundown & I Like Lisa

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."
31/08/17·12m 22s

The Early Years: Where's Your Diaper & Funny Bunny Holiday

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!
24/08/17·13m 5s

The Early Years: Steve Francis, Six-Month-Old Crime-Fighting Freak & Abbey is Silly

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
17/08/17·12m 28s

The Early Years: I Love Babies & Trip to Happy Burg

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."
10/08/17·13m 58s

The Early Years: The Alien & My Pet Peeve

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.
03/08/17·11m 31s

The Early Years: Giant Bugs 2 & Get That Beat

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"
27/07/17·12m 3s

The Early Years: Actor's Day, The Love Dragon & Abie the Manie

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.
13/07/17·25m 23s

The Early Years: Vixie and the Best Resolution Ever

From our New Years Resolution episode, the Story Pirates present "Vixie and the Best Resolution Ever" by then-4th grader Kitty Lustig!
06/07/17·17m 39s

The Early Years: Kids Riding Ponies, Stretch-A-Undies & Mix Up Mini

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.
29/06/17·23m 12s

The Early Years: The Captive Princess

From our second radio show EVER, way back in 2010, the Story Pirates present "The Captive Princess" by then-4th grader Lilly Hall!
22/06/17·20m 42s

The Early Years: Raccoon Sensor, Dog Day & Donny the Dinosaur and the Tap Dance Adventure"

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.
20/06/17·21m 48s

The Early Years: Shark Tooth Fairy

From our Pet Peeves themed show, the Story Pirates present "Shark Tooth Fairy" by then-4th grader Leah Mitchell!
08/06/17·18m 42s

The Early Years: The Dazzling Situation

From our Mistaken Identities show, the Story Pirates present "The Dazzling Situation" by then-2nd grader Elizabeth Baird.
21/05/17·16m 53s

The Early Years: Eat a Spider Day

From our Made Up Holiday show, the Story Pirates present "Eat a Spider Day" by then-frist grader Nikhil Palakshappa.
11/05/17·18m 19s

The Early Years: Monster Broke

From our New Years Resolution Show, the Story Pirates present "Monster Broke" by then kindergartener Eli Chung.
17/04/17·20m 24s

The Early Years: Ronald Reagan and the Pineapple Paradise

From our Presidential Fan Fiction show, the Story Pirates present "Ronald Reagan and the Pineapple Paradise" by then 3rd grader Brigid Donaghy!
28/03/17·21m 11s

The Early Years: When I Lost My Dog and Took Home a Wolf!

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.
17/02/17·18m 53s

The Early Years: Princess Lifeguard Camp

From our Camp themed show back in 2013, The Story Pirates present "Princess Lifeguard Camp" by then 4th grader Quinn Sahutske!
31/01/17·19m 8s

The Early Years: Water Falls On My Mom's Head

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
15/01/17·15m 46s

The Early Years: The Really Cool Dress

From our The Future show, The Story Pirates present "The Really Cool Dress" by then 5-year-old Paige Mahoney!
30/12/16·17m 51s

The Early Years: This is National Whoopee Cushion Day

From our Make Up Your Own Holiday show, The Story Pirates present "This is National Whoopee Cushion Day" by then 2nd grader Liam Gimbel!
15/12/16·15m 14s

The Early Years: If I Were President

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!
03/11/16·11m 44s

The Early Years: The Farm Plays Basketball

From our March 2013 radio show, the Story Pirates present new story "The Farm Plays Basketball" by a the- Kindergartener Reid Beatty!
29/08/16·16m 27s

The Early Years: Secret Agent Pat P. E. Eves

From our Pet Peeves show, the Story Pirates present new story "Secret Agent Pat P. E. Eves" by then 5th grader Mary Wavering.
04/08/16·19m 59s

The Early Years: The Girl Who Turned into Spaghetti

From our November 2011 radio show, the Story Pirates present "The Girl Who Turned Into Spaghetti" by then-first grader Cassandra Smith!
14/07/16·17m 51s

The Early Years: PB and K, Please!

From our Valentines Day show, the Story Pirates present new story "PB and K, Please!" by a then-pre-kindergartener Carrigan Rose Duffel.
24/06/16·15m 45s

The Early Years: Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy

From the Holiday show, the Story Pirates present new story "Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy" by a then-first grader Malena Vermut-Young.
09/06/16·18m 10s

The Early Years: The July Surprise

From the Sidekicks show, the Story Pirates present new story "The July Surprise" by a then-kindergartener June Marzo.
26/05/16·17m 5s

The Early Years: William Woods

Form the Make Up Your Own Celebrity show, the Story Pirates present new story "William Woods" by then-fourth grader Zeke Williams!
12/05/16·17m 58s

The Early Years: I Love (Bonus Track!)

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.
06/05/16·8m 24s

The Early Years: The New Song

From the New Beginnings show, the Story Pirates present new story “The New Song” by then-third grader Gus Martone!
25/04/16·19m 48s

The Early Years: Bird Tornado

From the Wilderness show, the Story Pirates present new story “Bird Tornado” by Austin Fuemmeler!
08/04/16·16m 39s

The Early Years: Dogs Rights Day

From the Made Up Holiday show, the Story Pirates present new story “Dogs Rights Day” by Emily, Virginia, Claire and Hannah!
24/03/16·21m 33s

The Early Years: Train Monopoly Day

Story Pirates presents new story “Train Monopoly Day” by Dani Jaye Toth.
10/03/16·17m 43s

The Early Years: Polar Bears

Story Pirates presents new story “Polar Bears” by Cally Thomas.
26/02/16·16m 24s

The Early Years: Jill’s Birthday

Story Pirates presents new story “Jill’s Birthday” by Louis Lampe.
12/02/16·20m 20s

The Early Years: The Chris Allergic to Garbage Cans

Story Pirates are back in 2016 with “The Chris Allergic to Garbage Cans” by Charlie Scott.
26/01/16·18m 43s

The Early Years: Lili and the Jungle House

Join Story Pirates for "Lili and the Jungle House" by Sarah, who was in the second grade when she wrote her story.
17/12/15·19m 1s

The Early Years: National Junk Food Day

Join Story Pirates this week for new story "National Junk Food Day" by Francesca Conti.
03/12/15·15m 27s

The Early Years: Dino Bank Robbers Who Actually Stole For Charity

From our dinosaurs themed show comes “Dino Bank Robbers Who Actually Stole For Charity” by then third grader Ethan Griffis!
19/11/15·15m 34s

The Early Years: Zach's Story

From our “Spring Break” show in April 2015 comes the story ‘Zach’s Story’ by then-third grader Gabriella Freeman!
05/11/15·15m 41s

The Early Years: Chris Foxerson's Famous Day

From our “Made Up Celebrities” show in September 2014 comes the story ‘Chris Foxerson's Famous Day’ by then-kindergartener Miller Ochs!
22/10/15·15m 15s

The Early Years: Table Manners

From our pet peeves themed show comes new story 'Table Manners' by Callie Woodchek from Dallas, Texas!
12/10/15·14m 52s

The Early Years: Fieldtrip to Oppositeland

Take a trip to Oppositeland with the wacky tale by Gabriel Fassler from Brooklyn, NY!
24/09/15·15m 55s

The Early Years: Best Summer Identity Ever!

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.
12/05/15·17m 5s

The Early Years: Lions

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!
13/02/15·18m 3s

The Early Years: The Bear Saved the Christmas

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!
24/12/14·16m 57s

The Early Years: Ukulele Island

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!
12/12/14·14m 54s

The Early Years: Melissa the Superhero Who Can Lift Up a Chair and She Makes Your Day Feel Special

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!
07/10/14·17m 53s

The Early Years: Fall in a Hole

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.
18/09/14·14m 15s

The Early Years: Volleyball In the Future and Past

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!
13/08/14·14m 28s

The Early Years: Garbage Truck

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!
25/04/14·14m 22s

The Early Years: There Is A Monster (Snufflepants)

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!
29/03/14·13m 2s

The Early Years: Football Tornado

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!
14/03/14·14m 52s

The Early Years: The Birth of Acapella

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.
22/02/14·19m 4s

The Early Years: Big Girl Bed

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!
07/02/14·12m 47s

The Early Years: Angry

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.
24/01/14·13m 13s

The Early Years: Weird Backpack

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!
10/01/14·15m 51s

The Early Years: No Ice Cream

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!
13/12/13·17m 10s

The Early Years: Dolly Magic Machine

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!
27/11/13·15m 58s

The Early Years: Pluto And The Pop Rocks

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!
15/11/13·14m 18s

The Early Years: The Ghost’s New Friend

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!
30/10/13·13m 33s

The Early Years: Trash Day

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!
17/10/13·16m 29s

The Early Years: Marshmallow Shooter Camp

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!
02/10/13·13m 31s
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