A podcast about stories, storytelling and life.

I don't know that my style is more suited to dark stories, or if that's the only way I know how to tell them.

NOTE: This episode comes with a content warning for discussion of violence, domestic abuse, homelessness, and loneliness.

Today's episode is a very special interview with artist and activist Kiva Bay. We look in-depth at the darker side of stories, both narrative and fictional, and discuss how real-life traumas can be channeled into telling important stories. Also, Kiva shares a hilarious story from early childhood, demonstrating that there is levity to be found in any situation.

Want to talk to us? Email us at whatsthestorypodcast@gmail.com, follow us on Twitter @WTSPodcastMcP, or find us on Facebook and Tumblr under What's The Story Podcast.

Find our guest Kiva at: http://kivabay.com

What's the Story is produced by Laughing Cat Creative. It is written, narrated, and created by Chuck McPhail. Our intro and outro music feature original content from the band d'Archangel.

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Episode 13 - Lay of the Land

There are stories as simple as the food you put in your mouth...

Today, we explore a silent partner in the development of our personal narratives: our physical environment. From mythology to food to music and more, our very essence is influenced by where we are in the world and how we interact with and react to the world around us.

Want to talk to us? Email us at whatsthestorypodcast@gmail.com, follow us on Twitter @WTSPodcastMcP, or find us on Facebook and Tumblr under What's The Story Podcast.

What's the Story is produced by Laughing Cat Creative. It is written, narrated, and created by Chuck McPhail. Our intro and outro music feature original content from the band d'Archangel.

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We are complicated and messy, just like our personal history...

There is a well-known saying by Winston Churchill that "history is written by the victors". Today, we take that idea one step further by exploring the concepts of emergent narrative and historiographies as they relate to both video games, world history, and our own real life experiences.

Want to talk to us? Email us at whatsthestorypodcast@gmail.com, follow us on Twitter @WTSPodcastMcP, or find us on Facebook and Tumblr under What's The Story Podcast.

What's the Story is produced by Laughing Cat Creative. It is written, narrated, and created by Chuck McPhail. Our intro and outro music feature original content from the band d'Archangel.

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