This week's installment begins with Monsters Under the Bed, a story co-host Dave Bullock tells about his fear of being swallowed up by those creatures that crawl up from under the bed. Dave continues with a poem he wrote about The Old Thrift Store. Storyteller Kim Weitkamp wraps up the program singing Head Bone Rattles.
In this installment of The Story Mine, things get creepy: host Dave Bullock tells a scary ghost story called Lower Level, a local tale about an experience an old woman had in the sub-basement of the old Salt Lake City Library. The creepiness continues with Julie Barnson, and her story about a large doll that haunted her family.
The Story Mine mixes new and encore material as Cathy Barker and Dave Bullock start on their next hundred episodes. Featuring Melva Gifford, Lori Allen and Dave shares a story about his grandfather and an original poem of his own.
In honor of completing 100 episodes of The Story Mine, Dave Bullock and Cathy Baker share an encore presentation of their very first show. Featuring Stacy Dymalski, Amy Tisovec and Karl Behling from the Utah Storytelling Guild.
Kids will be kids as illustrated by this hilarious family story told by National Storyteller, Anthony Burcher. Sharing a summertime memory of spending time in the family "Junkyard," Anthony has a flare for sharing experiences which will make you laugh until your sides split.
To delight you today, our spotlight is on Folk Tales from all over the world. Accomplished storyteller Elly Reidy retells "The Scholar and the Bird"; Liz Weir recounts her telling of an iconic Irish tale, "Jack and the Magic Horse", Julie Barnson of the Utah Storytelling Guild shares a folktale from Denmark called "Blockhead Hans".
Kids will be kids. National storyteller Donald Davis shares his iconic tale "Peas and Carrots". Donald's stories brings back memories of those family dinners and what do you do with all that food that seems to end up on your plate.
Your Mother's Day begins with one of our favorite storytellers, Kim Weitkamp telling an amazing tale about her mother, her family, and Elvis Presley called "WZIX". Includes Kim's original song, titled "A Song for Mom".
Do you need a little PERSPECTIVE in your life? Today we hope our talented writers and storytellers will give you a change in heart. Appio Hunter, Carly Riehle and Carol Estereicher share their insights into how they got a bit more perspective.
Salt Lake Community College has a Diversity Writing Program, which includes people from all walks of life. Today we spotlight the group "Gay Writes". The original poems and stories will touch your heart as well as your funny bone. Includes: Richard Clegg; Appio Hunter; Christina Ireland; Ked Kirkham; Doug Woodall; and the Radio Play "It's Just Dreadful" by Kelly Albretch.