A podcast about stories, storytelling and life.

Real truths are always just a little out of reach, and the lies we tell to cover them up are some of our best stories.

Liar, liar, pants on fire - or so the old children's nursery rhyme goes. You may be a dirty liar... but don't worry, so are we. And everyone else around you is probably a liar too, in some capacity or another. Today, we look at the lies we tell in our own lives and how some of the biggest lies in pop culture have led to some of the greatest climactic reveals.

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 like seeing heroes triumph over challenges, and what bigger challenge is there but the system itself?

Today, we get down and dirty with a subject that many know and admire, but just as many find a little uncomfortable: subversion. Love or hate it, tune in to find out why subversive stories make for excellent adventures in both factual history and popular culture.

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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A woman in a ballgown that fits her perfectly. Her hair is immaculate, not a single hair out of place...

Today, we look at the concept of elegance as it features in storytelling, poetry, and even mathematics. Featuring a special guest interviewee, Linus Rachlis.

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 Linus at: linus.rachlis.net

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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Oho, what's this?

Coming at you unscripted, unedited, and unleashed from behind the scenes, you've unlocked some sweet bonus content from Producer Emily. Today, we celebrate our first 50 followers on Twitter! Shout out to our awesome tweeps.

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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Your story comes from all your experiences, but your story doesn't have to fit specific moulds to be a good story...

Today, we talk about our own personal backstories, and how they shape your current reality as well as others' perceptions of you. Chuck also shares a personal story from his own life, and what he's learned from the curious random happenstance that's led him to where he is today.

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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You can't just have your characters announce how they feel...

Today, we dig into the first rule of storytelling - "show, don't tell." But what does this rule really mean, and how does this change across platforms such as novels, video games, theatre, and film? Tune in to find out!

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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A man walks into a room...

And it all begins. Meet your humble narrator, Chuck McPhail, as he delves into the realm of storytelling. Learn about life, the universe, and everything - or at least why this podcast is being created and what you can expect to get out of it.

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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