The Monti Podcast

Episode #159: Do miracles really occur in our world? Mandy Hitchcock takes a long, hard look at two stories to answer this question. This is the final story told at our God show on November 11, 2015 at Motorco Music Hall.

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_159_MandyHitchcock.mp3
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Episode #158: Ray Christian tells the story about his childhood church in Virginia where the congregants claim to have direct access to God. The fourth of five stories from our God show, recorded on November 11, 2015 at Motorco Music Hall.

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_158_RayChristian.mp3
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Episode #157: After learning of her terminal illness, Vivian Connell sets out to take her ESL class to the Holocaust Museum. Recorded live at Motorco Music Hall on March 25, 2015.

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_157_VivianConnell.mp3
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Episode #156: A UNC professor faces anti-Muslim discrimination in post-911 Chapel Hill. The second of five stories told at our God show on November 11, 2015 in Durham, NC.

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_156_MontekSingh.mp3
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Episode #155: The first of five stories from our recent God show. After growing up in a family of delinquent Jews, a newlywed seeks to figure out what it means to be Jewish. Then she moved to Kentucky. Recorded live on November 11, 2015 at Motorco Music Hall in Durham, NC.

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_155_ElisaKlein.mp3
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Episode #154: In the spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday, a story of siblings and coming of age. Recorded live at our Rivals show on June 6, 2015 in Carrboro, NC. 

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_154_AriMedoff.mp3
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Episode #153: Two outstanding stories from our annual FEAR! StorySLAM on October 1, 2015 at Motorco Music Hall. 

Direct download: PodcastEpisode153_RayChristian_AmyScott.mp3
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Episode #152: A woman tries her hand at ghost hunting and gets much more than she ever bargained for. Recorded live at our Danger show on September 12, 2015.

Direct download: PodcastEpisode152_DeonnaKelliSayed.mp3
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Episode #151: A young fiction writer reflects on friendship and stories after traveling the world meeting up with and missing a good friend. Recorded live at The Cookery on April 30, 2015. 

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_151_MargaretChapman.mp3
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Episode #150: After a near death experience, a young college student is confronted with questions of identity and guilt. Recorded live at our Danger show at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro on September 12, 2015. 

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_150_AndrewAghapour.mp3
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Episode #149: A story about a dangerous situation and its after-effects. Recorded live at our Danger show on September 12, 2015 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro. 

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_149_Kim_Langsam.mp3
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Episode #148: Two outstanding stories from our Hooked GrandSLAM on April 10, 2015 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro. 

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_148.mp3
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Episode #147: A Harvard Ph.D. student from Turkey is detained by Customs in Cancun, Mexico. Recorded live at Motorco Music Hall on March 25, 2015. 

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_147_Lalin_Anik.mp3
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Episode #146: A young New Yorker tries to find his American Dream but is limited by his lack of ambition. Recorded live at The Cookery on April 30, 2015 in Durham, NC.

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_146_Paul_Inserra.mp3
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Episode #145: In one of her final public appearances, Elizabeth Edwards tells a story about her parents and their unlikely pairing. Recorded live at The Artscenter on May 7, 2010. 

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_145_Elizabeth_Edwards.mp3
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Episode #144: A protective sister feels powerless and afraid when her younger brother contracts a mysterious illness. This story was told as a part of What's Your Story?, a collaboration between The Monti and the Language Arts and Media Program at Duke University. 

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_144_Rachel_Hurst.mp3
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Episode #143: A sergeant in the Paratroopers finds himself in a potential Court Martial situation while assigned to Fort Bragg. Recorded live at The Forest Theatre on May 23, 2015. 

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_143_Ray_Christian.mp3
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Episode #142: A competitive woman with many personal rivals is compelled to face her greatest foe. Recorded live at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro on June 6, 2015 in Carrboro, NC.

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_142_Lisa_Sorg.mp3
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Episode #141: A young Public Defender in New Orleans gets locked in battle with a prosecutor over a long standing archaic law. Recorded live at our RIVALS show on June 6, 2015 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro.

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_141_Emilia_Beskind.mp3
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Episode #140: After missing Woodstock, a young hippie siezes the opportunity to go even bigger at the 2nd Annual Atlanta Pop Festival. Recorded live at The Crown at The Carolina Theatre on July 24, 2014. 

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_140_Sam_Pearsall.mp3
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Episode #139: A young boy obsessed with questions of magic and the occult gets more than he bargained for when on a family trip to Haiti. Recorded live at our Into the Wild show on May 23, 2015 at The Forest Theatre in Chapel Hill, NC. 

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_139_Sam_Peterson.mp3
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Episode #138: Tiffany Christian looks back on the influence her grandmother had on her life. Recorded live at our Best Day Ever show at Motorco Music Hall on March 25, 2015.

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_138_Tiffany_Christian.mp3
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Episode #137: Two outstanding and hilarious stories from our HOOKED GrandSLAM on April 10, 2015 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro. 

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_137_Erin_Brown_Rhett_Smith.mp3
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Episode #136: Ray Christian tells a story about how hunger turned a boyhood friend into someone unrecognizable. Recorded live on March 12, 2015 at The Crown at The Carolina Theatre in Greensboro, NC.

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_136_Ray_Christian.mp3
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Episode #135: Daniel Greyber tells an energetic and poignant story about the swim meet that changed the course of his life.

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_135_Daniel_Greyber.mp3
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Episode #134: After suddenly getting married, a young newlywed must face up to her family. Recorded at our Secrets & Lies show at Motorco Music Hall on December 11, 2014. 

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_134_Kristina_Cusenza.mp3
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Episode #133: A man comes to terms with a secret and an addiction that he has been hiding from his family. Recorded live at Motorco Music Hall in Durham, NC on December 11, 2014.

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_133_Carter_Kersh.mp3
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Episode #132: A story about a divorcee who becomes overwhelmed navigating the dating landscape. Recorded live at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro on January 30, 2015. 

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_132_Kat_Bracken.mp3
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Episode #131: Two outstanding stories from our StorySLAM series: one from 2011 archives and the other from just last month. 

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_131_Hippo_Guy_Carolyn_Fryberger.mp3
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Episode #130: Andrew Aghapour tells a hilarious story of growing up with anxiety and a chance encounter at a bonfire that changed everything. Recorded live at The ArtsCenter on January 30, 2015.

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_130_Andrew_Aghapour.mp3
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Episode #129: A woman tells a story about her preference in men and the first love who started it all. Recorded live at The Crown at The Carolina Theatre on December 4, 2014. 

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_129_Jelisa_Castrodale.mp3
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Episode #128: A young woman recounts the tale of an unlikely second chance for her feuding and long-since divorced grandparents. Recorded live at Motorco Music Hall on December 11, 2014.

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_128_Jenny_Schnaak.mp3
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Episode #127: A quirky and immersive story from Rebekah Vaisey about the secret she has been carrying for most of her life. Recorded live at Motorco Music Hall on December 11, 2014.

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_127_Rebekah_Vaisey.mp3
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Episode #126: On the eve of his favorite band's reunion, Carter Kersh reflects on a decades long friendship with a couple raising a child with special needs. Recorded live at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro on January 31, 2014. 

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_126_Carter_Kersh.mp3
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Episode #125: A new mother dodges a minefield of issues as she and her husband regard the bris of her newborn son. Recorded live at Motorco Music Hall on October 8, 2014. 

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_125_Diana_Medoff.mp3
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Episode #124: At his grandfather's funeral, a young man discovers a family secret that changes his outlook on the entire family foundation. Recorded live at Motorco Music Hall on December 11, 2014.

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_124_JF_Rawls.mp3
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Episode #123: A father proudly watches on as his daughter competes as a top high school hurdler, the same event in which he competed while in high school. Recorded live at Motorco Music Hall on October 8, 2014. 

Direct download: Podcast_Episode_123_Roger_Spears.mp3
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