A struggling poet goes corporate for some extra cash and finds a creative tactic for keeping her soul alive. Tatyana Brown is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Lit Slam, a San Francisco based live audience curated poetry journal and variety show.

Producers: Jamie DeWolf and Anna Sussman

Pranksters rarely punk people for no reason. Usually, they’re looking for some kind of human connection. And that’s what this prank caller finds -- but with the wrong girl.

Original audio play, written and produced by Stephanie Foo.

Rives is a cunning student accepted into the University of California Santa Cruz. There's only one problem: he doesn't have the grades for it. Nothing a little forgery can't help. Rives is a Ted Speaker, story-teller and multi-media performer. Find out more at

Producer: Jamie Dewolf and Mark Ristich

Fritz Mueller's jock roommate is driving him up the wall. But this roommate is messing with the wrong nerd . . .

Check out Fritz's band, Vandella right here.

Producer: Stephanie Foo

Listen in, as Glynn gets tongue tied in this first story from "Performance Anxiety."

Steve Sax of the L.A. Dodgers started out as the youngest person in the league, but quickly became the Rookie of the Year. Until the Steve Sax Syndrome befell him just two years into his career.
Steve’s new book is called Shift: Change Your Mindset, Change Your World. He’s also a renowned motivational speaker.

Producers: Stephanie Foo and Renzo Gorrio

Aengus Anderson drove his motorcycle across North America for three months, and asked more than two-hundred and twenty people the same question: “What’s the hardest decision you’ve ever had to make?” Here’s the answer he got from a man named David Cameron , selling hot-dogs under a rainbow umbrella in Montgomery Alabama. Listen to more from The Decisions Project.

Producer: Anna Sussman

When Jamie DeWolf is asked to perform at San Quentin Penitentiary, he’s forced to confront his fears in front of his toughest audience yet in lockdown. Hear the poem they did that day on Jamie DeWolf’s C.D “Vaude Villian”. His partner that day was Geoff Trenchard.

Written and Performed by Jamie DeWolf
Producers: Mark Ristich and Pat Mesiti-Miller

Ladies love roses, but sometimes, super-sappy Petrarchan romance isn’t the best way to a woman’s heart. Mike Deni, the lead singer of the band Geographer, tells a tale from his writerly days. All the music used in this piece is by Geographer.

Producer: Stephanie Foo

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