Podcast

Story Pirates

The award-winning Story Pirates Podcast takes stories written by kids and turns them into sketch comedy and songs. Made up of talented comedians, songwriters, and frequent celebrity guests, the Story Pirates inspire kids to create, bringing laughter to kids and grownups of all ages with hilarious sketches, catchy original songs from all genres, and interviews with the creative geniuses behind the stories… kids!

Episodes

  • The Dog Jelly Bean Shop

    Jun 08 2023

    Have you ever heard of a courtroom drama? You know, where lawyers are always yelling “objection,” and the judge bangs her gavel while screaming “order in the court!”? If you like that kind of thing, you’re going to love today’s new story from 10 year old Jacob in California. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Groovy Game Show

    Jun 01 2023

    Have you ever found yourself suddenly on a nonsensical game show as a contestant and everyone seems to know what’s going on except you? Whether you have or not, you’ll definitely enjoy today’s new story from 11 year old Gracie in Canada. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Taste the Turf

    May 25 2023

    Today’s new story, written by 9 year old Silas from Pennsylvania, is about following your dreams. Even if your dream is to be a hamster that plays college football. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • A Cheesy Mystery

    May 18 2023

    In most detective stories, we get to follow the adventures of hard-nosed private eyes who seem to be the smartest ones in the room. Today’s story, written by a 12-year-old from Texas named Maxiliano, is NOT like most detective stories.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Toast

    May 11 2023

    Imagine waking up one morning and everything has changed. Or maybe not everything, but one specific thing has changed, and it’s…everywhere. What if that thing was…toast? That’s exactly what happens in today’s new story, written by a 10 year old from Wisconsin named Brayden. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Sassy and Her Saxophone

    May 04 2023

    Have you ever had the urge to play a musical instrument for all of the world to hear? If so, you’ll relate to today’s new story by an 11 year old from Massachusetts named Gabriella. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Story Creation Zone: Escape From Sharks with Rolo and Smitty - Preview

    May 01 2023

    Grab some paper and something to write or draw with, because in this preview of a brand new interactive bonus episode, Rolo guides listeners in creating thrilling, edge-of-your-seat stories. For the full episode, join Creator Club today and enjoy exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes, discounts and exclusive access to events with Story Pirates Podcast hosts. Grownups, go to storypirates.com/podcast to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com...more

  • Uncle Gramhog

    Apr 27 2023

    Have you ever had an extended family member that you really love, and you love when they come to visit, but then they do something really…unexpected? Like, they eat all your donuts? If so, you’re going to appreciate today’s new story, written by Molly and Aine, two 10 year olds from Ireland. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Smash Boom Best: Ghosts Vs. Zombies (feat. PETER!)

    Apr 20 2023

    Today we’re thrilled to share an episode from one of our favorite podcasts, Smash Boom Best. And guess what - it features our very own Peter! It’s GHOSTS vs. ZOMBIES! Peter battles comedian and host of Forever Ago, Joy Dolo, in this un-boo-lievable battle. Who will win? Ghoulish ghosts? Or zealous zombies? Lurch over to smashboom.org and vote for the spooky creature YOU think won! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • DJ Squirm-a-Lot’s Spring Break Mixtape 2023

    Apr 13 2023

    Spring has sprung and so has another classic mixtape from the world’s most famous DJ who also happens to be a worm. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Messed Up Pirate

    Apr 06 2023

    Have you ever felt out of place? Like a fish outta water? Like a square peg in a round hole? Or maybe, like a kind-hearted pirate in a sea of bloodthirsty swashbucklers? If so, you’ll relate to today’s new story, written by Lydia, a 10 year old from Rhode Island. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Mutant and the Model

    Mar 30 2023

    Arianna, a 12 year old from New Hampshire, brings us today’s new story about an out of this world fashion star bursting onto the scene.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Oh Rats!

    Mar 23 2023

    Today’s new story, by a 7 year old from New Jersey named Alexandra, explores the never-ending real estate struggles between mice and humans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Shoe Problem

    Mar 16 2023

    Today’s new story takes us to the Great Shoe Forest, where an ancient grudge between shoes and socks is brought to life by 6 year old Rowan from Pennsylvania. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Ah, Save Me! The Entire Class Has a Crush On Me! Take Me Home Mommy, Take Me Home Daddy! (feat. Stephanie Hsu)

    Mar 14 2023

    In honor of our good friend and longtime Story Pirate company member Stephanie Hsu’s Oscar nomination for ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once,’ we present a previously unreleased Early Years live recording from February 2013 of a legendary story written by a 2nd grader from Virginia named Erica. In it, Stephanie stars as a peculiar girl named Colorado Michigan. Enjoy, listeners, and congratulations, Steph! We love you! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Don’t Send a Popcorn Kernel into Space

    Mar 09 2023

    This week, we bring you a story about smart technology that’s, perhaps, a bit too smart for its own good written by a 9 year old from Texas named Seamus. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Gift That Never Stops Giving

    Mar 02 2023

    This week, we bring you a story about finding the right gift for someone special in your life. Or rather, the right gifts (plus infinity). Brought to you by a 9 year old from California named Malina. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Detective Kathren Cat

    Feb 23 2023

    This week, we bring you a mystery story about the disappearance of a pretty precious popstar poster, written by a 10 year old from Texas named Veda. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Why To Respect Your Elders

    Feb 16 2023

    Season 5 may be over, but the Story Pirates are not going away! Until the debut of season 6 later this year, we are releasing a brand new story every week. This week, we bring you a story about the terrifying truth behind a common phrase, written by a 10 year old from Oregon named Ryan. For more from the Story Pirate, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Announcement: We’re Not Going Away/Peter’s Imaginary Vacation

    Feb 09 2023

    Season 5 may be over, but the Story Pirates are not going away! Starting Thursday, 2/16, we’re releasing a brand new story every week until the debut of season 6 later this year. Listen for all the details after Peter goes on a LENGTHY imaginary vacation to make up for the one he’s not getting in real life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Dancing Cupcake/The Portals (feat. Sara Bareilles and Mykal-Michelle Harris)

    Feb 02 2023

    In part 2 of our season finale, the Story Pirates execute an elaborate heist to save their ship from Henrietta Hudson (Mykal-Michelle Harris), the biggest name in NYC tow trucks. Featuring two new stories: “The Dancing Cupcake,” a song about a cupcake who wants to dance in your house, sung by special guest Sara Bareilles and written by Violet, a 9 year old from Pennsylvania, and “The Portals,” a story about the challenges of running a retail store that deals in time and space, written by a 6 yea...more

  • Old Man Homer/The Very Grown Up Place (feat. members of Mipso and Jess McKenna)

    Jan 26 2023

    In part 1 of our thrilling season finale, the only thing that stands between the Story Pirates and a return home to their native NYC is the dastardly Silica Googenheim (Jess McKenna). Featuring two new stories: “Old Man Homer,” a song about time travel, photography and connecting with old relatives that features members of Mipso (Jacob Sharp, Joseph Terrell and Libby Rodenbough), by Lucy, a 7 year old from New Mexico, and “The Very Grown Up Place,” a song about what happens when ‘bring your chil...more

  • !Beard Quest!/The New Class Pet (feat. Zoe Jarman)

    Jan 19 2023

    The Story Pirates get a visit from their dentist (Zoe Jarman). Featuring two new stories: “!Beard Quest!”, an action-packed adventure about a beard desperate to return to the Greek god he belongs to, written by James, an 11 year old from the UK, and “The New Class Pet,” the chronicle of one class’ mission to name their new guinea pig, written by an 8 year old from Ohio named Noel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Why You Should Never Feed a Potato Chip to a Kangaroo/The Never Ending Story Story

    Jan 12 2023

    Meghan creates a tech company for Nimene’s inventions. Featuring two new stories: “Why You Should Never Feed a Potato Chip to a Kangaroo,” a cautionary tale about marsupials' quest for world domination, written by Tyson, an 11 year old from Utah, and “The Never Ending Story Story,” a mind-blowing trip down the rabbit hole of storytelling itself, written by a 13 year old from Washington named Maggie. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices....more

  • Fixed-up Fairy Tales: The Live Stream - Preview

    Jan 05 2023

    In this preview of a brand new bonus series, ‘Fixed-Up Fairy Tales,’ kid authors take the most beloved fairy tales of all time and make them their own. Featuring a brand new story, “The Live Stream,” written by Jordynn, an 11 year old from Colorado. For the full episode, join Creator Club today and enjoy exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes, discounts and exclusive access to events with Story Pirates Podcast hosts. Grownups, go to storypirates.com/podcast to learn more....more

  • Imagication: Happy New Year - Preview

    Dec 29 2022

    In this preview of a brand new episode of Imagication, Peter’s Australian accent rarely wavers as he guides listeners through a very special creative visualization exercise to celebrate the new year. So sit back, relax, and get ready to take your imagination on a vacation! For the full episode, join Creator Club today and enjoy exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes, discounts and exclusive access to events with Story Pirates Podcast hosts. Grownups, go to storypirates.co...more

  • Story Creation Zone: Make Your Own Holiday Cards with Peter and Nimene - Preview

    Dec 19 2022

    Make a holiday card for someone special in your life with this handy activity from Nimene and Peter. For the full episode, join Creator Club today and enjoy exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes, discounts and exclusive access to events with Story Pirates Podcast hosts. Grownups, go to storypirates.com/podcast to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Hanukkah Ghost/The Dragon That Just Wanted Hair (feat. Seth Meyers)

    Dec 15 2022

    Sports agent Chip McFoddlesworth (Seth Meyers) discovers Lee and Peter have an aptitude for the game of dirtball. Featuring two new stories: “The Hanukkah Ghost,” a song about a spooky holiday gathering, written by Raia, a 7 year old from Illinois, and “The Dragon That Just Wanted Hair,” a story about a follically challenged beast who yearns for luscious locks, written by a 9 year old from Pennsylvania named Avalon. For more Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad ...more

  • The Story of King Pineapple/Stonecliffs! (feat. Abby Trott)

    Dec 08 2022

    The Story Pirates meet an underground restaurateur (Abby Trott) who serves a rare delicacy. Featuring two new stories: “The Story of King Pineapple,” the story of a disposed royal who must reclaim their birthright from an evil farmer, written by Chloe and Iris, two sisters from California, and “Stonecliffs!”, a story about a kingdom with too much cake, written by two siblings from Singapore named Lyra and Ralph. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about you...more

  • Zombie Pups/The Particular Pigeon (feat. Stephanie Park)

    Dec 01 2022

    The Story Pirates have a spa day. Featuring two new stories: “Zombie Pups,” a thriller of a tune about a dog owner (Stephanie Park) who battles undead canines, written by Lily, an 8 year old from Illinois, and “The Particular Pigeon,” a story about a strange and rebellious pigeon who shows everyone how to be brave, written by a 7 year old from Hawaii named Gus. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Arts Educators Save the World (feat. Cecily Strong)

    Nov 28 2022

    Executive produced by Story Pirates Studios, we’re proud to share another episode of Arts Educators Save The World, a show for gronwups who believe in arts education. In this episode, Cecily Strong talks with an important arts mentor from her life. If you like it, you can hear more episodes right now by visiting artseducatorspodcast.com or find it wherever you listen to podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • DJ Squirm-a-Lot’s Thanksgiving Mixtape 2022

    Nov 22 2022

    The world’s greatest DJ who is also a worm returns to help provide the soundtrack to your holiday travels!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Too Many T-Rexes/The Opera (It's Not Boring This Time!)

    Nov 17 2022

    Eric and Nimene enter the Underground Racing Invitational. Featuring two new stories: “Too Many T-Rexes,” a story about an unfortunate man in a town with too many apex predators, written by Leo, a 7 year old from Washington, and “The Opera (It’s Not Boring This Time!),” the story of an extraterrestrial girl who foils an evil plot, written by a 9 year old from California named Layla. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastcho...more

  • Bugs and Daffy’s Thanksgiving Road Trip

    Nov 14 2022

    Thanksgiving is right around the corner, so what better time to listen or re-listen to this very special, 4-episode, Story Pirates-produced podcast, starring Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck! Make this show a holiday tradition for your family by listening together and trying to spot the different Story Pirates’ voices throughout! Listen and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts, or click here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/looney-tunes-presents-bugs-daffys-thanksgiving-road-trip/id1596374859...more

  • I Don’t Think So Day/The Squirrel Astronaut (feat. Kimmy Shields)

    Nov 10 2022

    Rachel and her beach pigs stumble upon an idyllic, underground small town and a very welcoming ambassador (Kimmy Shields). Featuring two new stories: “I Don’t Think So Day,” a story about a very frustrating new holiday, written by Luna, an 8 year old from California, and “The Squirrel Astronaut,” the tale of a brave rodent’s trip to outer space, written by a 12 year old from Georgia named Donovan. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. V...more

  • Story Creation Zone: Make a Mystery with Baby With a Mustache - Preview

    Nov 07 2022

    Grab some paper and something to write or draw with, because in this preview of a brand new interactive bonus episode, Baby With a Mustache, the best detective who happens to be on the Story Pirates ship at the moment, guides listeners in creating a setting for their very own mystery story. For the full episode, join Creator Club today and enjoy exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes, discounts and exclusive access to events with Story Pirates Podcast hosts. Grownups, go ...more

  • A Barking Election/The Always Lost Werewolf (feat. Erika Henningsen)

    Nov 03 2022

    Rolo is (almost) driven to madness by a spot. Featuring two new stories: “A Barking Election,” a rousing song about an inspiring mayoral candidate (Erika Henningsen) who runs against an incumbent pooch, written by Brody, a 10 year old from California, and “The Always Lost Werewolf,” about a pun-loving lycanthrope who just wants to get where he’s going, written by Petra, age 7, and Vaughn, age 5, from New York. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ...more

  • Spooky Season: The Ghost?

    Oct 27 2022

    The Story Pirates Podcast is off this week, so we present to you this brand new bonus episode! In it, Story Pirate Eric interviews a ghost to help decide what Eric should be for Halloween. Featuring one of our favorite spooky stories from the archives, “Every Midnight I Turn Into a Wolf,” by an 11 year old from Washington named Maren. For 2 more episodes of Spooky Season and lots more bonus content, plus ad-free versions of new episodes and special events featuring podcast hosts, join Creator Cl...more

  • How Do You Scare a Mermaid?/Chickening (feat. Busy Philipps)

    Oct 20 2022

    A new restaurant gets ready to open with a nervous proprietor (Busy Philipps). Featuring two new stories: “How Do You Scare a Mermaid?”, a song about one narrator’s startling obsession, written by Lainey, a 9 year old from Wisconsin, and “Chickening,” a story about the newest craze to sweep the nation, written by an 11 year old from Maryland named Camilo. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Now We’re Cooking With Butter/The Town of Snake Therapists (feat. Josh Radnor)

    Oct 13 2022

    The Story Pirates accidentally wake an ancient, slumbering underground monster (Josh Radnor). Featuring two new stories: “Now We’re Cooking With Butter,” a game show where contestants have to cook food with only one ingredient, written by Oliver, a 10 year old from Pennsylvania, and “The Town of Snake Therapists,” the strange tale of a town ruled by reptiles you can share your problems with, written by a 14 year old from California named Freya. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates...more

  • Story Pirates Radio: OctoNation with Warren Carlyle

    Oct 10 2022

    Story Pirates Radio host Andrew takes listener questions for Warren Carlye, the founder and CEO of OctoNation, a nonprofit that works to inspire wonder of the ocean by educating the world about octopuses. Listen to Story Pirates Radio every Saturday and Sunday at 11am ET at storypirates.com/radio Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • I Never Knew Tacos Were So Good!/Goats To Go

    Oct 06 2022

    It’s harvest season for the Story Pirates and Lee plans a huge feast. Featuring two new stories: “I Never Knew Tacos Were So Good,” a story about one dog’s relentless pursuit to make her best bunny friend try a new food, written by Annabelle, a 10 year old from Florida, and “Goats To Go,” a story about a peculiar business that specializes in goaten wanderlust, written by a 10 year old from Massachusetts named Charlie. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more abo...more

  • Fainting/Madame Louis Garbatolle (feat. Jessica Lowe)

    Sep 29 2022

    The Story Pirates encounter their very first tarot tarantula (Jessica Lowe). Featuring two new stories: “Fainting,” a story about a talking hotel room, written by Joseph, a 10 year old from New York, and “Madame Louis Garbotolle,” a story about two idiosyncratic siblings who learn to love each other, written by a 13 year old from California named Emmy. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Left Side of Time/The New Food: Fitix vs. Mosquito (feat. Oscar Montoya)

    Sep 22 2022

    Peter and Lee discover an ancient cookie temple and its guardian (Oscar Montoya). Featuring two new stories: “The Left Side of Time,” a trippy journey through the far reaches of the imagination, written by Mira, an 11 year old from Tennessee, and “The New Food: Fitix vs. Mosquito,” two wacky stories that are smushed into one, written by a 6 year old from Iowa named Bennett. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/...more

  • Brain Pirates/Camel Humps

    Sep 15 2022

    Siegfried the Orange, brave Viking warrior, explores another side of himself. Featuring two new stories: “Brain Pirates,” a story about the what happens when the voices in your head are swashbuckling problem-solvers, written by Niko, an 8 year old from North Carolina, and “Camel Humps,” the story of how a camel lost and regained his most important attribute, written by a 5 year old from Oregon named Paloma. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad ...more

  • DJ Squirm-a-Lot’s Back to School Mixtape 2022

    Sep 05 2022

    DJ Squirm-a-Lot heads back to school with a selection of his hottest end-of-summer tracks! Also today, a brand new bonus episode of the Inside Story is available for Creator Club members on the exclusive Creator Club podcast feed. To join Creator Club and get access to exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes and more, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Test/The Case of the Spilling Hot Chocolate (feat. Fergie L. Philippe)

    Sep 01 2022

    Rolo and Smitty’s secret past is revealed. Featuring two new stories: “The Test,” a song about a high stakes rhyming competition with the best rapper in class (Fergie L. Philippe), written by Mason, a 10 year old from Wisconsin, and “The Case of the Spilling Hot Chocolate,” a story about one family’s terrible curse, written by an 8 year old from California named Andres. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adch...more

  • Introducing: Arts Educators Save the World (feat. Lin-Manuel Miranda and Robert Lopez)

    Aug 29 2022

    Executive produced by Story Pirates Studios, we’re proud to introduce Arts Educators Save the World, a brand new show for grownups who believe in arts education. We’re so excited to share episode 1 with you, which features an interview with Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton) and Robert Lopez (Frozen, Book of Mormon). If you like it, you can hear episode 2 right now by visiting artseducatorspodcast.com or find it wherever you listen to podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.c...more

  • Alf the Alligator's Tea Night/The Journey

    Aug 25 2022

    The Story Pirates record solo podcasts. Featuring two new stories: “Alf the Alligator’s Tea Night,” a story about an unreliable narrator who ruins a fancy alligator’s big night, written by Liam, a 10 year old from Wisconsin, and “The Journey,” the tale of a family who sticks together through a series of harrowing adventures, written by 6 year old from Washington named Marley. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.co...more

  • A Little Girl Was Feeling Blue/Cicada Party (feat. Ryan Gaul)

    Aug 18 2022

    A shady salesman (Ryan Gaul) tries to sell the Story Pirates some sunshine in a box. Featuring two new stories: “A Little Girl Was Feeling Blue,” a song about a girl who learns to honor her feelings, written by Evie, a 6 year old from Washington, and “Cicada Party,” a story about the biggest bug party that happens every 17 years, written by a 5 year old from New Jersey named Johnny. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastcho...more

  • Story Creation Zone: Map Drawing with Siegfried- Preview

    Aug 15 2022

    Grab some paper and something to draw with, because in this preview of a brand new interactive bonus episode, Siegfried the Orange, brave Viking adventurer, guides listeners in drawing a totally epic map of an imaginary place. For the full episode, join Creator Club today and enjoy exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes, discounts and exclusive access to events with Story Pirates Podcast hosts. Grownups, go to storypirates.com/podcast to learn more. Learn more about your ...more

  • The Dangerous Plumbers/The Bike That Is a Car

    Aug 11 2022

    The Story Pirates create an extremely popular underground car wash. Featuring two new stories: “The Dangerous Plumbers,” a harrowing tale about who NOT to hire to fix a clog, written by Julian, an 8 year old from New York, and “The Bike That Is a Car,” a story about the greatest transportation invention of all time, written by a 6 year old from Toronto named Aliyah. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Mismatched Puzzle Piece/The Sad Queen (feat. Cecily Strong)

    Aug 04 2022

    A professional glassblower (Cecily Strong) discovers Eric’s natural talent and tries to convince him to go pro. Featuring two new stories: “The Mismatched Puzzle Piece,” a song about a backwards journey through the alphabet, written by Olivia, a 7 year old from Colorado, and “The Sad Queen,” the story of a queen and her court who learn to appreciate all their subjects, written by a 7 year old from Florida named Arjun. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more abo...more

  • Acting With Meghan, Tape 1: Sense Memory - Preview

    Aug 01 2022

    In this preview of a brand new bonus episode, Meghan invites listeners to learn about how to act from one of the theater’s true masters: herself. For the full episode, join Creator Club today and enjoy exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes, discounts and exclusive access to events with Story Pirates Podcast hosts. Grownups, go to storypirates.com/podcast to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Tree With a Love For a Mountain/Infamous

    Jul 28 2022

    Baby With a Mustache has an identity crisis. Featuring two new stories: “The Tree With a Love For a Mountain,” a song that proves that even nature can fall in love, written by Landon, an 8 year old from California, and “Infamous,” the story of a trendsetter who is tired of setting trends, written by a 10 year old from California named Clarke. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Starfish/The Package (feat. Dan Mintz)

    Jul 21 2022

    When her diamond headphones go missing, Meghan recruits a hard-boiled detective (Dan Mintz) to solve the mystery. Featuring two new stories: “The Starfish,” a story about remembering who you were in a past life, written by Louis, a 9 year old from Nevada, and “The Package,” a rom com-style story about a gloomy farmer who receives a special delivery…of love, written by an 8 year old from New York named Saanvi. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad c...more

  • Lala/Laugh Day (feat. Lou Wilson)

    Jul 14 2022

    When Loofah takes the day off, a stunt performer (Lou Wilson) is hired to fill in. Featuring two new stories: “Lala,” a song about a girl who goes to great lengths to find her voice, written by Juniper, a 10 year old from Tennessee, and “Laugh Day (A New Holiday),” a story about the funniest new holiday around, written by a 6 year old from Massachusetts named Miles. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoice...more

  • DJ Squirm-a-Lot’s Beach Day Mixtape 2022

    Jul 04 2022

    DJ Squirm-a-Lot heads to the beach for sun, surf and smashing that spacebar! For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Prince-ess/The Magician’s Accidents (feat. Rivkah Reyes)

    Jun 30 2022

    Peter and Nimene swap personalities. Featuring two new stories: “The Prince-ess,” a song about a royal (Rivkah Reyes) who is brave enough to share their truth, written by Ella, a 10 ½ year old from Sweden, and “The Magician’s Accidents,” a story about a magic trick gone wrong, written by 6 year old from California named Oscar. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Imagication: Nice Bees - Preview

    Jun 27 2022

    In an extended preview of this brand new bonus episode, Peter does a pretty passable Australian accent as he takes listeners through a creative visualization exercise. It’s funny AND relaxing! For the full episode, join Creator Club today and enjoy exclusive bonus episodes, ad-free versions of regular episodes, discounts and exclusive access to events with Story Pirates Podcast hosts. Grownups, go to storypirates.com/podcast to learn more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.c...more

  • All Because I Bit My Knee/Cat That Can Spell

    Jun 23 2022

    Meghan discovers crystals. Featuring two new stories: “All Because I Bit My Knee,” a story about a minor trampoline accident that spirals into disaster, written by Tobias, a 10 year old from Oregon, and “Cat That Can Spell,” the story of a uniquely talented feline who learns to appreciate what makes them special, written by an 11 year old from Pennsylvania named Natasha. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/ad...more

  • The Secret Theme Park/Ryan in Rhinebeck Grows Rhubarb (feat. Krysta Rodriguez)

    Jun 16 2022

    Smitty becomes an official member of the Story Pirates, but is surprised to see what exactly that entails. Featuring two new stories: “The Secret Theme Park,” a song about a girl (Krysta Rodriguez) who discovers the coolest place ever at her mom’s work friend’s house, written by Simone, a 10 year old in New Jersey, and “Ryan in Rhinebeck Grows Rhubarb,” a cautionary tale about always reading the instructions on the magic seed packet before planting, written by a 5 year old from New York named Ol...more

  • Snakes and People/The Fish Person (feat. Kimmy Gatewood and Rebekka Johnson)

    Jun 09 2022

    As the Story Pirates begin to traverse the different underground layers of the earth, they encounter a dance party led by EDM-loving dinosaurs (Kimmy Gatewood and Rebekka Johnson). Featuring two new stories: “Snakes and People,” a story about a massive, national effort to teach snakes to talk, written by Mikayla, a 9 year old from South Africa, and “The Fish Person,” a story about the weirdest-flavored donut you’ve ever tried, written by an 8 year old from Arizona named Mia. For more from the St...more

  • The Inside Story: The Chicken King

    Jun 06 2022

    The Inside Story features new interviews with fan-favorite characters from past episodes of the Story Pirates Podcast. This week, Peter catches up with the Chicken King to find out if he’s figured out how to be a kinder ruler and how his favorite chicken Hamburger is doing. To sign up for exclusive Season 5 bonus content like this, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • You Make No Sense!/The Chicken King (feat. Michael Urie)

    Jun 02 2022

    In part 2 of the season 5 premiere, the Story Pirates meet the proprietor of a strange underground theme park (Michael Urie). Featuring two new stories: “You Make No Sense!”, a song about a kid who O.S.I.A. (Only Speaks In Abbreviations), written by Luke, a 10 year old in Colorado, and “The Chicken King,” a story about an insecure king who learns how to just be himself, written by an 8 year old from Missouri named Kayleigh. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn mo...more

  • Driving Bumblebees/The Bad Dog Who Was Smart (feat. Michael Urie)

    May 26 2022

    The Story Pirates are back for season 5! In part 1 of the season premiere, the Story Pirates begin their journey to the center of the earth and meet the bearer of a very mysterious voice (Michael Urie). Featuring two new stories: “Driving Bumblebees,” a song about the buzziest Manhattan traffic jam ever, written by Maya, a 9 year old from New York, and “The Bad Dog Who Was Smart,” the story of a sharp canine with a taste for misbehavior, written by a 12 year old from Virginia named Breckin.For m...more

  • Announcing Season 5!

    May 06 2022

    The Story Pirates Podcast is back for Season 5! Starting May 26th, listen to new episodes wherever you get your podcasts. Finally! Find out about a virtual party featuring a live reading of a fan-favorite episode and our biggest live show of the year on May 15th in New York City at storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Deep Cuts #7: Cake Stories

    Jan 27 2022

    The Story Pirates Podcast will be back soon with Season 5, but in the meantime we have a brand new, cake-themed bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest and weirdest stories from the archives. Featuring “Diggy Day,” “Raining Cake,” and “Charles Cake and the Moose.”For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Deep Cuts #6: Cheese Stories

    Jan 20 2022

    The Story Pirates Podcast will be back soon with Season 5, but in the meantime we have a brand new, cheese-themed bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest, and weirdest stories from the archives. Featuring “George’s Cheese,” “The Creation of Chicken Parm” and “The Cook Who Lost His Talent.” For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Deep Cuts #5: Dragon Stories

    Jan 13 2022

    The Story Pirates Podcast will be back soon with Season 5, but in the meantime we have a brand new, dragon-themed bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest and weirdest stories from the archives. Featuring “The Knight’s Pet Dragon,” “Helen’s Pizza Ria” and “The Love Dragon.” For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • DJ Squirm-a-Lot’s Thanksgiving Mixtape 2021

    Nov 24 2021

    In this special bonus episode, DJ Squrim-a-Lot celebrates Thanksgiving the only way he knows how–by smashing that spacebar! Featuring some of our favorite songs and deep cuts from the podcast.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Trailer–Bugs and Daffy’s Thanksgiving Road Trip

    Nov 22 2021

    Celebrate Thanksgiving week with Looney Tunes and the Story Pirates! Looney Tunes Presents: Bugs and Daffy’s Thanksgiving Road Trip is a hilarious new family podcast featuring writers and performers you know and love from the Story Pirates, along with Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, of course! Listen during your Thanksgiving road trips, meal prep or other traditions! All 4 episodes are out now wherever you listen to podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Perfect Horse/Fishing Fish That Fish Humans (feat. Gabrielle Dennis and Allan K. Washington)

    Aug 05 2021

    In part two of our season finale, an undersea queen (Gabrielle Dennis) reveals her secrets. Featuring two new stories: “The Perfect Horse,” an R&B ballad about a kid (Allan K. Washington) with an equestrian dream, written by Milie, a 12 year old from Rhode Island, and “Fishing Fish That Fish Humans,” the bizarre origin story of planet H-Tray, where humans live underwater and fish live on land, written by Australian siblings Caitlin and Jack.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates...more

  • If Dogs Could Do The Boogie/Cheese Monkey With A Baloney Hat (feat. Gabrielle Dennis, MOZIAH and Koo Koo Kanga Roo)

    Jul 29 2021

    In part one of their season finale, the Story Pirates meet a queen (Gabrielle Dennis) and find out, once and for all, if the underwater city of Nethernabosia is real. Featuring two new stories: “If Dogs Could Do The Boogie,” the newest, hottest dance craze to sweep the doggy nation, performed by MOZIAH and Koo Koo Kanga Roo and written by Etta, a 7 year old from Michigan, and “Cheese Monkey With A Baloney Hat,” the story of a mysterious monkey who brings fun to bored people everywhere, written b...more

  • Bad Art Werewolf/The Bear Claw (feat. Satya Bhabha, Michael Longoria, Nicolas Dromard, Dominic Nolfi, and Quinn Van Antwerp)

    Jul 22 2021

    The Story Pirates meet a famous film director (Satya Bhabha) who is making a stunt-filled underwater action movie. Featuring two new stories: “Bad Art Werewolf,” a doo-wop tune featuring four former stars of Broadway’s Jersey Boys, about a dad with strong opinions on art, written by Ruba, a 10 year old from New York, and “The Bear Claw,” a story about a baker who meets the real life bear inspiration for their favorite pastry, written by two brothers from the UK, Milo, age 9, and Theo, age 7.For ...more

  • The Snowball Safe/Claudia the Cloud (feat. Jon Bass)

    Jul 15 2021

    The crew discovers an underwater city and king (Jon Bass) that miiiiiight not be the exact one they’re looking for. Featuring two new stories: “The Snowball Safe,” a story about a girl who discovers an ingenious method to thwart yetis, by Brynn, an 11 year old from Michigan, and “Claudia the Cloud,” a story about a shape-shifting cloud that discovers its true purpose, written by an 8 year old from the UK named Cecilia.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about ...more

  • Martian-Mallows/The Big Fortune (feat. Juwan Crawley)

    Jul 08 2021

    Lee discovers a surprising new tiny friend. Featuring two new stories: “Martian-Mallows,” an intergalactic bop about a kid (Juwan Crawley) who battles aliens who have a taste for gooey treats, written by Eason, a 7 year old from Colorado, and “The Big Fortune,” a story about a cow who discovers the truth about fortune telling, written by a 7 year old from Idaho named Emmet.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adch...more

  • DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Summer BBQ Mixtape 2021

    Jul 01 2021

    In this special bonus episode, everybody’s favorite worm DJ crafts the perfect playlist for your summer outdoor party plans. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Beautiful Potato/What It Feels Like To Be A Ghost

    Jun 24 2021

    The crew stumbles upon a troupe of Fish Scouts and helps them learn the skills to earn an important badge. Featuring two new stories: “The Beautiful Potato,” a story about a magical starch who has vowed to solve all their town’s problems, by Zeke, an 8 year old from Virginia, and “What it Feels Like to be a Ghost,” a story about an emo ghost who takes on the Big Apple, written by an 8 year old from California named Sofia.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more abo...more

  • Popsicle Sweater/The New Species (feat. Raúl Esparza)

    Jun 10 2021

    In their 100th episode, the Story Pirates attend a show by famous octopus magician Octavious the Great (Raúl Esparza). Featuring two new stories: “Popsicle Sweater,” a blissed out tune about popsicle outerwear, written by Izzy, a 6 year old from Nevada, and “The New Species,” about a detective with a bad attitude on the hunt for a local monster, written by 9 year old from Texas named Shaan.For more from the Story Pirates, visitstorypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcas...more

  • The July Playdate/The Short Neck Giraffe (feat. Lauren Holt)

    Jun 03 2021

    An anonymous underwater graffiti artist named Angelfish (Lauren Holt) tags the Story Pirates’ ship. Featuring two new stories: “The July Playdate,” a story about a family that has dueling instrumental interests, written by Teddy, a 7 year old from Maryland, and “The Short Neck Giraffe,” a story about discovering that what makes you different makes you special, written by a 10 year old from Virginia named Gabriella.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your...more

  • The Music Trials/Anti-Body Man (feat. Nick Blaemire)

    May 27 2021

    Rolo tests out new and possibly unwise recipes for soup. Featuring two new stories: “The Music Trials,” a song about an aspiring multi-instrumentalist (Nick Blaemire) who aims to show the world he is a music master, written by Max, an 8 year old from New Jersey, and “Anti-Body Man,” a science fiction story about an astronaut’s battle against bacteria, written by a 9 year old from Pennsylvania named Blain.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choice...more

  • Conquering Pitland/Teachers Are People Too?!

    May 20 2021

    Meghan gets a new restorative hobby. Featuring two new stories: “Conquering Pitland,”a story about an army of fingers set to conquer an armpit, written by Jack, an 8 year old from New York, and “Teachers Are People Too?!,” the story of a girl who discovers the truth about her teacher’s real life, written by a 10 year old from Utah named Lily.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Stars and Moonlight/The Mystery of the Eaten Candy (feat. Chuck Bryant)

    May 13 2021

    The Story Pirates venture out of the ship to a rock concert that is being held inside the mouth of a giant whale (Chuck Bryant). Featuring two new stories: “Stars and Moonlight,” a song about two sisters who can’t agree on which kind of music is the best, written by Palmer, a 9 year old from Texas, and “The Mystery of the Eaten Candy,” a story about a detective who gets caught with his pants down, written by a 12 year old from Illinois named Jack.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirat...more

  • Little Snacks Big Problems/The Brown Cat

    May 06 2021

    Eric gets ready to watch the big game! Featuring two new stories: “Little Snacks Big Problems,” a medley of musical angst from the world’s most downtrodden foods, written by Cayden, a 9 year old from South Korea, and “The Brown Cat,” written by a 7 year old from Minnesota named Alice.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Missing Golden Eggs/The Super Secret Sassy Story (feat. Jana Schmieding)

    Apr 29 2021

    During a visit to Great White Shark Cafe, Peter faces off with a fearsome shark (Jana Shmieding). Featuring two new stories: “The Missing Golden Eggs,” a country tune about a desperate goose who jumps to conclusions too easily, written by a Sophie, an 8 year old from Maryland, and “The Super Secret Sassy Story,” the wildest story about writer’s block you’ve ever heard, written by two siblings from New York named Francis, age 12, and Olivia, age 9.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirat...more

  • Mr. Chuggy and Me/The Zero-annaire

    Apr 22 2021

    The Story Pirates forget Rachel’s birthday, so she escapes to Jellyfish Village and meets a very familiar jellyfish pop star. Featuring two new stories: “Mr. Chuggy and Me,” a story about a girl who wishes for perfection and is surprised by what she gets, written by Jane, a 9 year old from Maryland and “The Zero-annaire,” the strange tale of a boy who wins the zero dollar lottery, written by a 7 year old from California named Freddy.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Le...more

  • The Boy Who Had a Pet Ice Cube/The Not-So-Safe Safe (feat. Mary Holland and Alex Boniello)

    Apr 15 2021

    The Story Pirates try to spiff their ship with help from reality TV host Whimsey Pepperdime (Mary Holland). Featuring two new stories: “The Boy Who Had a Pet Ice Cube,” a song about a kid (Alex Boniello) and his unusual pet, written by Noah, a 5 year old from New York, and “The Not-So-Safe Safe,” a caper about a cat burglar who is overly susceptible to internet advertising, written by a 12 year old from Michigan named Ellary.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more...more

  • The Peach/Ten Tigers

    Apr 08 2021

    Rolo discovers a secret compartment on the ship that contains a rare family heirloom. Featuring two new stories: “The Peach,” a song about a magical fruit, written by two friends from South Carolina named Maci, age 8, and Lydia, age 10, and “Ten Tigers,” a story about big cats competing for cake, written by an 8 year old from Georgia named Luke.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Spring Break Mixtape 2021

    Apr 01 2021

    In this special bonus episode, everybody’s favorite worm DJ smashes that spacebar and plays some of our favorite songs from the podcast.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Lost Spoon/Backwards Town

    Mar 25 2021

    When the power goes out, Siegfried and Eric must go on an epic journey to the center of the ship. Featuring two new stories: “The Lost Spoon,” the story of an opinionated cutlery aficionado who goes to great lengths to find his prized possession, written by a Chase, a 10 year old from California, and “Backwards Town,” the tale of a confusing and unnecessarily complicated town where everything is frontwards, um, we mean backwards, written by an 11 year old from Canada named Juniper.For more from ...more

  • The Ant Who Saved Her Colony/The Boy Who Couldn't Stop Crying

    Mar 18 2021

    The Story Pirates discover there is a drain in the ocean floor, and they’re headed right for it! Featuring two new stories: “The Ant Who Saved Her Colony,” a song about an unlikely hero who saves her community using her special skills, written by Harper, a 9 year old from Washington, and “The Boy Who Couldn’t Stop Crying,” a story about a literal flood of emotion, written by a 6 year old from Rhode Island named Weylyn.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about ...more

  • The Boy Who Mailed Himself to Australia/The Story of the Plumber’s Hideous Yodels (feat. Parvesh Cheena)

    Mar 11 2021

    It’s the Johnny Blobfish Show! Starring Johnny Blobfish (Parvesh Cheena)! Meghan as Mrs. Blobfish! Rachel as Johnny Blobfish Jr.! Lee as The Mail Carrier! Eric as Mr. Wilkinson! Nimene as Suzy Who Lives Next Door! And Peter as Lil’ Sparky. Featuring two new stories: “The Boy Who Mailed Himself to Australia,” a story about the majesty of the Postal Service and one boy’s determination to take a trip Down Under, written by Maxwell, a 12 year old from Texas, and “The Story of the Plumber’s Hideous Y...more

  • I’m Toast, Man/The Adventures of Harold Jordan (feat. Maulik Pancholy)

    Mar 04 2021

    The Story Pirates meet an excitable isopod (Maulik Pancholy) who curates a very unique underwater museum. Featuring two new stories: “I’m Toast, Man,” a Johnny Cash-style song about one piece of bread’s miraculous transformation, written by Sam, a 6 year old from New York, and “The Adventures of Harold Jordan,” a story about a celebrity’s hubristic foray into television, written by a 9 year old from Iowa named Phoebe.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about y...more

  • Deep Cuts #4

    Feb 25 2021

    The Story Pirates Podcast will be back with new episodes starting March 4th, but in the meantime we have a brand new bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest and weirdest stories from the archives. Featuring “The Doughnut is Right,” “Pet Store or Food Store?” and “The Goose Prank.”For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Deep Cuts #3

    Feb 18 2021

    The Story Pirates Podcast will be back with new episodes starting March 4th, but in the meantime we have a brand new bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest and weirdest stories from the archives. Featuring “The Clock,” “Robotics Engineering Doll,” and “Monster Broke.” For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Deep Cuts #2

    Feb 11 2021

    We’ll be back with new episodes starting March 4th, but in the meantime here’s another brand new bonus episode featuring some of our favorite deep cuts from the archives along with behind-the-scenes tidbits on how the Story Pirates Podcast gets made. Featuring “The Monkey and the Ice Skates,” “Tape Ball Purse” and “Kids Riding Ponies.” For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Deep Cuts #1

    Feb 04 2021

    The Story Pirates Podcast will be back with new episodes starting March 4th, but in the meantime we have a brand new bonus episode for you featuring our favorite, funniest, and weirdest stories from the archives. Featuring “The Case of the Missing Files,” “Ladybug Tickle Day” and “Zach’s Story.” For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Millions of Stars/The Invention Convention (feat. Starr Busby)

    Dec 17 2020

    The Story Pirates arrive at their undersea destination. Featuring two new stories: “Millions of Stars,” a musical meditation on the origins of the universe, featuring Starr Busby and written by Aditya, a 5 year old from Canada, and “The Invention Convention,” a time-bending story about never giving up, written by a 9 year old from Montana named Owen.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • An Interview with Lilli Cooper

    Dec 14 2020

    Lee talks to actor and singer Lilli Cooper (star of the new Story Pirates bedtime show Sleep Squad) about growing up in a family of performers and her professional journey, including her role as Sandy Cheeks in SpongeBob Squarepants: The Broadway Musical.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • If Dogs Are Janitors/Zombies Ate My Homework!!!!!! (feat. Larry Owens)

    Dec 10 2020

    Baby With A Mustache founds a start-up. Featuring two new stories: “If Dogs Are Janitors,” a song about a lucky pup (Larry Owens) working his dream job, written by Shea, a 9 year old from Illinois, and “Zombies Ate My Homework!!!!!!” a multi-platform tale about the academic tastes of the undead, written by an 11 year old from California named Paxton.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Undercover Birthday/Trapped in a Basketball (feat. Rachel Dratch and Will Swenson)

    Dec 03 2020

    The Story Pirates help Meryl the Mermaid (Rachel Dratch) in her quest to win the 65th Annual Mermaid Tail Competition. Featuring two new stories: “Undercover Birthday,” a song about a classified celebration for a super secret spy (Will Swenson), written by Isaiah, a 9 year old from Ohio, and “Trapped in a Basketball,” a story about a kid who learns the hard way just how the ball bounces, written by a 9 year old from Pennsylvania named Ethan.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com...more

  • DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Thanksgiving Mixtape 2020

    Nov 25 2020

    In this special bonus episode, DJ Squrim-a-Lot provides the soundtrack to your Thanksgiving feast, featuring some of our favorite songs and deep cuts from the podcast.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Funny Animals/The Pancake Heist

    Nov 19 2020

    The Story Pirates try out a new, complicated board game. Featuring two new stories: “Funny Animals,” a story about going to the circus that is also about NOT going to the circus, written by Corinne, an 8 year old from Ohio, and “The Pancake Heist,” the tale of a team of squirrels trying to pull of the greatest score of their careers, written by a 10 year old from Pennsylvania named Fiona.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastc...more

  • My Mouth Ran Away/The Zinc Sink With the Kink in the Link Problem (feat. Alison Pill)

    Nov 12 2020

    Mother Porpoise (Alison Pill) revives her rivalry with Meghan. Featuring two new stories, “My Mouth Ran Away,” a story about a rebellious mouth by Eleanor, an 11 year old from Japan, and “The Zinc Sink With the Kink in the Link Problem,” a rhyming tale about the weird solution to a weird problem, written by two brothers from Illinois named Bennet and Cillian. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Gold Tiara/The Blog Story

    Nov 05 2020

    Nimene searches for a new purpose. Featuring two new stories: “The Gold Tiara,” an epic fantasy tale about two kids who save the world from a dark power, written by Sydney, an 11 year old from Delaware, and “The Blog Story,” about a high-pressure newsroom looking for their next big scoop, written by a 10 year old from New Jersey named Mackenzie.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Rockstar/The Creepy Weepy Dollhouse

    Oct 29 2020

    Lee meets a spider. Featuring two new stories: “Rockstar,” a story about a mistaken identity that proves anyone can take center stage, by Olivia, a 10 year old from Washington, and “The Creepy Weepy Dollhouse,” a spooky tale about a spooky house with a spooky name, written by an 8 year old from North Carolina named Emery.For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Fairy Without Wings/The Competition Competition (feat. Patti Harrison and Mitra Jouhari)

    Oct 22 2020

    The Story Pirates venture into the depths of an ocean trench where they encounter two bickering Riddlefish (Patti Harrison and Mitra Jouhari). Featuring two new stories: “The Fairy Without Wings,” a musical homage to Wilson Phillips about two fairies who find that what makes them unique can change the world forever, written by Franny, a 6 year old from New York and “The Competition Competition,” a story about a game show that begets other, weirder game shows, written by a 10 year old from Canada...more

  • Blue Night/The Unlucky Man

    Oct 15 2020

    In part 2 of our season 4 premiere, Rachel and Eric race each other to the treasure, with surprising results. Featuring two new stories: “Blue Night,” a dreamy song about a special celebration that happens once in a blue moon, written by Monroe, a 6 year old from Minnesota, and “The Unlucky Man,” a slapstick-filled story about a guy who just can’t catch a break, written by a 10 year old from Massachusetts named Mia. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about yo...more

  • The Weird Sisters/The Secrets of the Paintings (feat. Stephanie Hsu)

    Oct 08 2020

    Season 4 begins deep under the ocean, where the Story Pirates investigate the mysterious return of an old friend and meet a new one. Featuring two new stories: “The Weird Sisters,” a musical homage to Billie Eilish about two siblings (Stephanie Hsu and Monique Moses) who celebrate being different, written by Evalea, a 9 year old from Missouri, and “The Secrets of the Paintings,” a story about a talking Mona Lisa who foils an art heist, written by a 7 year old from New Mexico named Eloy. For more...more

  • CATS SIT ON YOU - the new Story Pirates album is out now!

    Aug 28 2020

    The Story Pirates’ new album, CATS SIT ON YOU, is out now! The follow-up to our award winning album BACKSTROKE RAPTOR, CATS SIT ON YOU features more of your favorite Story Pirates songs remixed and mastered to add to your playlists and listen to anytime. For more info on how to celebrate the release of CATS SIT ON YOU, visit storypirates.com/news Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Hedgie and the Cloud Kingdom/Floor Juice (feat. Lilli Cooper)

    Jul 30 2020

    The Story Pirates head home and are surprised by what they find. Featuring two new stories: “Hedgie and the Cloud Kingdom,” a hedgehog dance party anthem featuring Lilli Cooper, by Naomi, a 9 year old from California, and “Floor Juice,” a story about a new beverage that the world is definitely not ready for, written by a 9 year old from California named Ayana. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Strawberry Band/The Angel Pigs (feat. Karan Kendrick)

    Jul 23 2020

    The Story Pirates finally reach their space destination and meet a queen (Karan Kendrick). Featuring two new stories: “The Strawberry Band,” a song about a Beatlesque rock band and their encounter with a shark, written by Nathaniel, a 5 year old from California, and “The Angel Pigs,” a story about entrepreneurial flying porkers, written by an 8 year old from Massachusetts named Olive. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • I Have A Cookie/Three Little Phones (feat. Eddie Cooper)

    Jul 09 2020

    The Story Pirates meet a shapeshifting alien full of nostalgia. Featuring two new stories: “I Have A Cookie,” a gospel number sung by Eddie Cooper about a huge treat with a long life, written by Natalie, a 7 year old from Massachusetts, and “Three Little Phones,” a modern take on the three little pigs, written by a 9 year old from Virginia named Colin. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Sarah’s Song Story/The Door That No One Could Open (feat. Julie Andrews)

    Jul 02 2020

    The Story Pirates’ ship enters one of the galaxy’s most dangerous spots, the Switcheroo Zone, and items on board start randomly turning into other things like spaghetti, space raccoons and...Julie Andrews. Featuring two new stories: “Sarah’s Song Story,” about a girl who confronts her fear of clowns, written by Ella, a 9 year old from New Jersey, and “The Door That No One Could Open,” a story about a frustrating trip to the bathroom, written by a 9 year old from Illinois named Claire. Learn more...more

  • The Weird Food Club/The Girl Who Painted Everything

    Jun 25 2020

    Lee gets inside the heads of his Story Pirate friends. Featuring two new stories: “The Weird Food Club,” a story about a group of friends who rally around gross meals, written by Brooklin, a 12 year old from Pennsylvania, and “The Girl Who Painted Everything,” a story about creating art everywhere you go, written by a 6 year old from Virginia named Jane. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Girl Who Wanted To Eat The Sky/The Dice That Didn’t Want To Be Rolled (feat. Aneesa Folds)

    Jun 18 2020

    Rolo gets a puppy and learns some hard lessons about pet ownership in space. Featuring two new stories: “The Girl Who Wanted To Eat The Sky,” an uplifting song about a girl (Aneesa Folds) with an appetite as big as the heavens, written by Olivia, a 5 year old from California, and “The Dice That Didn’t Want To Be Rolled,” a story about a die who dreams of a life beyond their board game, written by a 9 year old from Australia named Annabel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.co...more

  • The Night I Started Sharing a Room With My Sister/Dogs With a Secret

    Jun 11 2020

    Meghan starts a film festival on the ship and the Story Pirates flex their cinematic muscles. Featuring two new stories: “The Night I Started Sharing a Room With My Sister,” a homage to Alanis Morissette about a big life change, written Amelia, an 8 year old from Texas, and “Dogs With a Secret,” a story about doing what’s right even if you won’t get credit for it, written by a 9 year old from Texas named West. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • One Little Pink Rose

    Jun 04 2020

    In this special bonus episode, we return to a story from last season that reminds us of the need to stand up, take action and make our voices heard. Resources for grownups about how to talk to kids about racial equity can be found at storypirates.com/blacklivesmatter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Poisonous Butterfly/Cartwheel Girl

    May 28 2020

    Lee blows off steam in the ship’s simulroom. Featuring two new stories: “The Poisonous Butterfly,” a story about a bold scientist who has to save the town, written by Vivian, an 8 year old from Colorado, and “Cartwheel Girl,” the tale of a very happy girl with a very strange condition, written by a 6 year old from Arizona named Gabriella. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Chicken on a Motorcycle/The Donut Gymnast

    May 21 2020

    Peter and Lee learn the shocking truth about Smitty. Featuring two new stories: “Chicken on a Motorcycle,” a tale about a new kind of hero and the explosive power of jazz, written by two brothers from Arizona, Mason, age 10 and Stanford, age 6, and “The Donut Gymnast,” a story about a pastry that learns to roll, written by a 10 year old from Colorado named Addy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Rosie the Rose/The Soup (feat. Kristen Bell)

    May 14 2020

    A holographic motivational speaker (Kristen Bell) encourages the Story Pirates to the extreme. Featuring two new stories: “Rosie the Rose,” a synth pop tune about a flying rose who finds a new home, written by Avery, a 6 year old from California, and “The Soup,” a story about a family of chefs who must compete in the kitchen against a scheming foe, written by an 8 year old from Maryland named Elijah. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Every Midnight I Turn Into a Wolf/The Case of the Missing Files (feat. Lena Hall and George Basil)

    May 07 2020

    A Party Planet (George Basil) tries to convince the Story Pirates to stick around and have some fun. Featuring two new stories: “Every Midnight I Turn Into a Wolf" (feat. Lena Hall), a glam rock song about a girl who goes through a surprising transformation, written by Maren, an 11 year old from Washington, and “The Case of the Missing Files,” a hardboiled detective story written by a 10 year old from Arkansas named Will. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Spring Break Mixtape

    Apr 30 2020

    In this special bonus episode, everybody’s favorite worm DJ smashes the spacebar for some of our favorite songs and deep cuts from the podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Time Machine/Dear Water Cycle (feat. Ophira Eisenberg)

    Apr 23 2020

    A tabloid reporter (Ophira Eisenberg) boards the ship with some surprising news. Featuring two new stories: “The Time Machine,” a song about a potluck supper that takes place in a surprising time period, written by Ellie, a 7 year old from California, and “Dear Water Cycle,” a literal love letter to precipitation, condensation and evaporation, written by a 12 year old from Colorado named Jordan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Good Cups/The Dog That Thought the Sunset Was a Ball (feat. Bobby Moynihan)

    Apr 16 2020

    A visitor from the future (Bobby Moynihan) implores the Story Pirates to help him save the universe. Featuring two new stories: “Good Cups,” a rap about all the different kinds of incredible cups you can drink out of, written by Timothy, an 8 year old from Florida, and “The Dog That Thought the Sunset Was a Ball,” the story of a canine who will travel any distance for a game of fetch, written by a 6 year old from Hawaii named Sheldon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/ad...more

  • Minnie, the Cutest Dog in the World/How to Be a Great Salesperson (feat. Joe Lo Truglio and Beth Dover)

    Apr 09 2020

    Baby With A Mustache is left alone on the ship and must defend it against bandits (Joe Lo Truglio and Beth Dover). Featuring two new stories: “Minnie, the Cutest Dog in the World,” a musical homage to Britney Spears about a lucky pup, written by Leif, a 9 year old from Indiana, and “How to Be a Great Salesperson,” a step-by-step guide to sneaky selling, written by an 11 year old from Pennsylvania named Ella. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The First Kids to Work at the Census/Rowan and the 3 Sloths

    Apr 02 2020

    In need of extra cash, Siegfried makes a dicey business decision. Featuring two new stories: “The First Kids to Work at the Census,” a song about two kids who just want to put their natural talents to work, by William, a 7 year old from California, and “Rowan and the 3 Sloths,” a story about an unexpected encounter in the forest, by a 9 year old in Illinois named Rowan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Jumping Bean Jack and Bouncing Bailey/Betsy’s Grand Slam

    Mar 26 2020

    The Story Pirates have a garage sale, and something very important gets sold by mistake. Featuring two new stories: “Jumping Bean Jack and Bouncing Bailey,” a song about the joys and perils of portable trampolines, written by Bridget, a 9 year old from New York, and “Betsy’s Grand Slam,” the story of a star baseball player who needs to learn one final rule, by an 8 year old from Texas named Paul. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Case of the Musical Cinnamon Buns/Attack of the Stuff (feat. Alysha Deslorieux)

    Mar 19 2020

    Rolo holds a karaoke night competition in the hopes it will attract the Story Pirates to his struggling Bean Emporium. Featuring two new stories: “The Case of the Musical Cinnamon Buns (feat. Alysha Deslorieux),” a 90’s R&B-style song about bakery snacks who hypnotize by Hannah, a 12 year old from New Jersey, and “Attack of the Stuff,” a story about inanimate objects coming to life, by a 10 year old from Washington, D.C. named Annikah. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.c...more

  • The Monkey and the Ice Skates/Tissues (feat. Paul Scheer)

    Mar 05 2020

    The Story Pirates welcome their old pal Franklin (Paul Scheer) to the ship. Wait. Do we even know a Franklin? Featuring two new stories: “The Monkey and the Ice Skates,” an ode to NPR about the very first primate ever to hit the ice, written by Pacifica, a 9 year old from North Carolina, and “Tissues,” a poetic tale of patience and belonging, written by an 8 year old from Massachusetts named Noah. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Fun Crazy Weird Hair Store/The Mountain Fart (feat. Robin Lord Taylor)

    Feb 27 2020

    An old friend finds their voice and the Story Pirates discover a surprising new planet. Featuring two new stories: “Fun Crazy Weird Hair Store,” a rocker about a salon you can go to if you need a big change, by Silvia, a 9 year old from New Jersey, and “The Mountain Fart,” a story about a town dealing with an enormous stink, written by a 9 year old from Virginia named Hannah. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Humming/Time Trap

    Feb 20 2020

    The Story Pirates are lost in space. Featuring two new stories: “Humming,” a song about a simple habit that snowballs into a worldwide trend, by Emily, an 11 year old from Texas, and “Time Trap,” a story about two siblings who travel to some very surprising epochs, by an 8 year old from Oregon named Jaeger. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Quest for the Crystal Crown

    Feb 06 2020

    In this special bonus episode about the new Story Pirates book, Quest for the Crystal Crown, Lee interviews authors Annabeth Bondor-Stone and Connor White, as well as several characters from the book, including Hobbly Knobbly the wizard, Hot Breath the baby troll, Bloato the goblin and Donkeycorn, a half-donkey, half-unicorn. Get your copy of Quest for the Crystal Crown today at storypirates.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Puzzle Competition/Family Room Wars (feat. Billy Eichner and members of Freestyle Love Supreme)

    Dec 19 2019

    The crew encounters a mysterious delivery man (Billy Eichner) with a dark purpose. Featuring two new stories: “The Puzzle Competition,” a hip hop track featuring members of Freestyle Love Supreme about a high stakes championship bout, written by California siblings Talia, age 8, and Levi, age 5, and “Family Room Wars,” a fantasy epic that takes place in a modern family room, by a 12 year old from Utah named Jaxon.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • My Family Are Tigers/Winter (feat. Lake Bell)

    Dec 12 2019

    The crew meets the owner of a cosmic zoo (Lake Bell) who has plans for a new exhibit. Featuring two new stories: “My Family Are Tigers,” the story of a kid who grows up in a unique family, by Sophie, a 10 year old from the UK and "Winter", a song about a girl with an unpopular opinion who stands her ground, by a 9 year old from California named Lila. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Quark Power/Spelling Sssnakes (feat. Danny Pudi)

    Dec 05 2019

    The ship’s new virtual reality room lets Peter live out his greatest dream. Featuring two new stories: “Quark Power,” a power pop song about subatomic particles, written by Aziah, a 10 year old from Australia, and “Spelling Sssnakes,” the story of an insecure serpent who learns to compete on the big stage, by a 9 year old from California named Neela. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Thanksgiving Road Trip Mixtape

    Nov 27 2019

    In this special bonus episode, the Story Pirates provide the soundtrack to your holiday travel with some of our favorite songs and deep cuts from the podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • My Principal Ate a Worm/Backstage Dreams

    Nov 21 2019

    Siegfried discovers a Gladiator Planet where he is challenged to battle in ways he never expected. Featuring two new stories: “My Principal Ate a Worm,” a shocking tale inspired by real events, by Jonah, a 9 year old from Michigan and “Backstage Dreams,” a dramatic story about big breaks, epic roles and a life in the theater by a 10 year old from New York named Thuy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Cucumbers 4 Life/The Family of Cows

    Nov 14 2019

    The Story Pirates throw a pool party on a new water planet, revealing a multiplicity of surprises. Featuring two new stories: “Cucumbers 4 Life,” a country song about vegetables and heavy metal, by Imogen, a 9 year old from the UK, and “The Family of Cows,” a shape-shifting saga on the farm, by an 8 year old from Mississippi named Lydian. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Raccoon’s Very Hard Choice/Stepping Up

    Nov 07 2019

    Rolo embarks on a spacewalk in a desperate attempt to retrieve a package from the space post office. Featuring two new stories: “The Raccoon’s Very Hard Choice,” a latin-inspired song about choosing your favorite food, by Asa, a 7 year old from New York, and “Stepping Up,” the inspiring tale of a senator’s quest to become President of the United States, by a 10 year old from New York named Eliana. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Boo!/The Clock (feat. Paul F. Tompkins)

    Oct 31 2019

    The crew’s exploration of outer space takes them to Game Show Planet, where a charismatic host (Paul F. Tompkins) challenges the Story Pirates to compete. Featuring two new spooky stories: ‘Boo!,” a tale of trick-or-treating hygiene by Nora, a 7 year old from Florida, and “The Clock,” a creepy story about a timepiece with a dreadful secret, written by an 8 year old from Washington named Lyla. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Space Llama/Have You Wondered (feat. Lauren Lapkus)

    Oct 24 2019

    A space caterer (Lauren Lapkus) helps the Story Pirates learn to like strange foods from other galaxies. Featuring two new stories: “Space Llama,” a Bowie-esque spin on a classic folk tale about how the night sky came to be, written by Lindsay, an 8 year old from New York, and “Have You Wondered,” a story about what happens when the Statue of Liberty fights crime, written by a 7 year old from Ohio named Theodore. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Glowy and the Friend Adventure/The Big Chance (feat. Jeremy Sisto)

    Oct 17 2019

    Having successfully exited the Earth’s atmosphere, the Story Pirates are greeted by the captain of the Intergalactic Space Friends Alliance (Jeremy Sisto) who comes bearing unique gifts. Featuring two new stories: “Glowy and the Friend Adventure,” a laid-back beach ditty about a whale who needs a friend, written by two brothers from California named Clive and Silas, ages 9 and 7, and “The Big Chance,” the story of a girl who must endure a high stakes test in order to reach her dream of becoming ...more

  • The Bear That Couldn’t Disco/The Slowest Elevator In The World (feat. Alex Brightman)

    Oct 10 2019

    The Story Pirates are back with season 3! With the help of their new friend Nimene and her extraterrestrial companion Loofah, the Pirates prepare to head into outer space. Featuring two new stories: “The Bear That Couldn’t Disco,” a synth pop tune about a bear who just wants to boogie down, written by a 7 year old from Rhode Island named Taylor, and “The Slowest Elevator in the World,” a story about a truly extreme test of patience, written by Sam, an 8 year old from California. Learn more about...more

  • ANNOUNCEMENT: The Story Pirates Podcast Is Back For Season 3!

    Sep 26 2019

    The Story Pirates return for a brand new season on October 10, 2019. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • SECRET LIFE OF PETS: The Knight’s Pet Dragon/Turtle Beach

    Sep 19 2019

    In this special bonus episode, the Story Pirates reveal the winner of the Secret Life of Pets 2 contest and thank everyone who sent in a story. This episode also features an encore of a fan favorite from last season, Turtle Beach, by an 11 year old from Utah named Regan. Be sure to tune in next week for an announcement about season 3 of the Story Pirates Podcast! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • CONTEST: Story Pirates + The Secret Life of Pets 2

    Aug 14 2019

    Announcing a special contest with our friends from The Secret Life of Pets 2! We’re looking for kid-written stories about what happens when pets are left alone. We'll choose a story to feature on a special bonus episode of the Story Pirates Podcast, and one kid author will get a special visit from the Story Pirates! Not only that, but EVERY story that’s submitted will get a personal, handwritten note of encouragement for its kid author. Grownups, enter today at storypirates.com/secretlife Learn ...more

  • Pet Store or Food Store?/A Dinosaur Ate Me (feat. Mandy Gonzalez and James Monroe Iglehart)

    Jun 27 2019

    In part two of our season finale, the Story Pirates learn more about their unexpected guest and find out where they are headed next. Featuring two new stories: “Pet Store or Food Store?,” a story about a very confused business establishment, written by a 7 year old from North Carolina named Eli, and “A Dinosaur Ate Me,” a mini-operetta (featuring Mandy Gonzalez and James Monroe Iglehart) that is a word-for-word adaptation of a story by a 5 year old from Pennsylvania named Nuala.  Learn more abou...more

  • Banana Clown/Cats Sit On You (feat. Secret Agent 23 Skidoo)

    Jun 20 2019

    In part one of our season finale, the Story Pirates discover an intruder on the ship. Featuring two new stories: “Banana Clown,” a hip hop track featuring Grammy Award-winning rapper Secret Agent 23 Skidoo about a guy who has a hard time finding the right job, written by an 8 year old from Massachusetts named Benjamin, and “Cats Sit On You,” a song about cats sitting on you (and sometimes they take over the school), written by Alex, a 6 year old from California. Learn more about your ad choices....more

  • The Mad Piano Player/The Aristocrats Strike Back (feat. Josh Gondelman)

    Jun 13 2019

    The Story Pirates meet a gas station attendant (Josh Gondelman) who likes to tell excruciatingly long and boring stories. Featuring two new stories: “The Mad Piano Player,” a song about a boy who plays an explosive piano piece for the king, written by an 8 year old from Dubai named Kenan, and “The Aristocrats Strike Back,” a historical fiction story about peasants and aristocrats addressing inequality, written by Charlotte, a 9 year old from Nebraska.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit pod...more

  • Tape Ball Purse/The Girl With A Voice (feat. Bowen Yang)

    Jun 06 2019

    When Rachel installs a ‘Smart Ship’(Bowen Yang), the Story Pirates learn about the dangers of artificial intelligence. Featuring two new stories: “Tape Ball Purse,” a story about a new product that will help you to not lose your keys but may also destroy the world, written by a 9 year old from Washington named Emily, and “The Girl With A Voice,” a song about a girl who discovers she has a special power all her own, written by Etta, a 10 year old from Michigan. Learn more about your ad choices. V...more

  • The Disgusting Water Bottle/Robotics Engineering Doll (feat. Colin Meloy)

    May 30 2019

    Rolo builds an escape room on the ship to teach the other Story Pirates to work together. Featuring two new stories: “The Disgusting Water Bottle (feat. Colin Meloy),” a song about finding a place where you belong even if you’re a little disgusting, written by a 7 year old from South Dakota named Norah, and “Robotics Engineering Doll,” a story about the weirdest toy ever made, by Nava, a 7 year old from Rhode Island. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Amazing Adventure/My Big Project

    May 23 2019

     When the other Story Pirates discover Lee has been secretly writing songs, they encourage him to share his totally emo feelings with the world. Featuring two new stories: “The Amazing Adventure,” a soaring ballad about sock puppets who travel the globe by Calvin, an 11 year old from Oklahoma, and “My Big Project,” a story about how difficult it is to choose the right topic for a science project, by a 9 year old from Texas named Elliot.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com...more

  • BACKSTROKE RAPTOR - the new Story Pirates album!

    May 16 2019

    The Story Pirates will be back next week with a new episode, but in the meantime, we are announcing our new album, BACKSTROKE RAPTOR! The first single from the album, ‘The Giraffe Didn’t Know,’ is out NOW and available wherever you listen to music.The follow up to our award-winning album NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE, BACKSTROKE RAPTOR is our weirdest and wildest collection of songs yet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Vampire Kid/I Want Your Garden (feat. Natasha Rothwell)

    May 09 2019

    A hot air balloon racer (Natasha Rothwell) challenges Rachel to confront her past. Featuring two new stories: “Vampire Kid,” a story about a creature of the night who only wants to dance in the sun, by a 5 year old from Illinois named Sam, and “I Want Your Garden,” a story about how the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence, by Kyla, an 8 year old from Massachusetts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Cheese Quest/A Diary Of A Corn Snake (feat. David Schwimmer)

    May 02 2019

    Rolo’s old parrot Poochie (David Schwimmer) shows up with a shady business proposition. Featuring two new stories: “Cheese Quest,” a song about the lengths one will go to for their food obsessions, by 11 year old Mylie from Utah, and “A Diary Of A Corn Snake,” the story of a serpent with a rich inner life, by an 8 year old from Tennessee named Allison. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Superbag/Some TVs Have Big Problems

    Apr 25 2019

    The Story Pirates discover that an anonymous gossip blog is spreading hot blog goss about them, and Meghan vows to track down the writer. Featuring two new stories: “Superbag,” a faux movie trailer about an unlikely superhero, written by a 7 year old from Alaska named Lydia, and “Some TVs Have Big Problems,” the twisty-turny adventure of four siblings who find out the real meaning of too much screen time, written by Oscar, a 10 year old from Canada. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcas...more

  • Animal Week/The Doughnut Is Right

    Apr 18 2019

    Siegfried the Viking leads the Story Pirates on a spooky trip to the Isle of Monsters. Featuring two new stories: “Animal Week,” a klezmer tune about what happens when animals start to talk, by Ronan, an 8 year old from Rhode Island, and “The Doughnut Is Right,” a twisted game show with an odd host, written by a 15 year old from Canada named Reayah.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Maybelle’s Treats/The Mystery of the Materializing Kitten (feat. Timothy Simons)

    Apr 11 2019

    A very official inspector (Timothy Simons) arrives to make sure the Story Pirates’ ship is up to code. Featuring two new stories: “Maybelle’s Treats,” a mini-musical about a girl who has to fight for her right to eat sweets, by Brynne, a 10 year old from California, and “The Mystery of the Materializing Kitten,” a noir-style mystery about a feline who has mastered time and space, by 10 year old June. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • One Little Pink Rose/I Lost My Tooth In Hollywood

    Apr 04 2019

    When Peter gets stuck in a time loop, his most precious snacks are put in jeopardy. Featuring two new stories: “One Little Pink Rose,” an empowering rocker about a flower who learns to stand tall, by a 9 year old from Tennessee named Zoey, and “I Lost My Tooth In Hollywood,” the dramatic tale of a tooth who finds fame but never forgets their roots, by Alice, an 8 year old from California.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Story Pirates + Circle Round: All That Glitters

    Mar 28 2019

    The Story Pirates Podcast will be back next week with a brand new show. In the meantime, we wanted to share an episode of Circle Round, a podcast from our pals over at WBUR that features folktales from around the world. And guess what?  This episode of Circle Round features Lee, Peter and Meghan! Hope you enjoy it and we’ll see you next week! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Jeff the Goldfish/George and Billy the Boghog

    Mar 21 2019

    The Story Pirates decide to have a party where everyone tells their deepest, darkest secrets. Featuring two new stories: “Jeff the Goldfish,” the story of a fish who aspires to leave his tank, from a 9 year old in the UK named Rowan, and “George and Billy the Boghog,” the story of a motivational warthog who sends people on journeys for no reason, by Ridge, an 8 year old from Arizona. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Turtle Beach/Carl and Steve BFFs (feat. Dax Shepard)

    Mar 14 2019

    A hard-nosed detective (Dax Shepard) visits the ship to investigate a possible theft and everybody feels a little weird about it. Featuring two new stories: ‘Turtle Beach,’ a feel good beach party song about a mythical place where turtles laugh and play, by an 11 year old from Utah named Regan, and ‘Carl and Steve BFFs,’ the story of an unlikely midwestern friendship, by an 8 year old from Illinois named Ellis. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • How The Beaver Came To Canada/President Worm (feat. Claire Danes)

    Mar 07 2019

    When a conspiracy theorist (Claire Danes) boards their ship, the Story Pirates must convince her they are not from outer space. Featuring two new stories: ‘How The Beaver Came To Canada,’ a Joni Mitchell-inspired folk song about a beaver who takes to the friendly skies, by a 4 year old from Canada named Maytal, and ‘President Worm,’ a funky ode to the nation’s first flying leader, by Oliver, an 11 year old from the UK. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Quest for the Golden Bananas/Pigduction (feat. Franchesca Ramsey)

    Feb 28 2019

    The Story Pirates face stormy weather when a super sad lost cloud (Franchesca Ramsey) has a full on meltdown while hovering over their ship. Featuring two new stories: The Quest For The Golden Bananas, an Irish punk song about an ambitious cucumber seeking fame and glory, written by an 11 year old from Belgium named Noel, and Pigduction, the story of an pig farmer/inventor whose thirst for innovation leads him down a dark path, by an 8 year old from India named Vivaan. Learn more about your ad c...more

  • I Love Cats/The Wizard Who Could Just Go Poof (feat. John Oliver)

    Feb 21 2019

    When a 40 foot tall squirrel (John Oliver) threatens to break delicate tchotchkes and handcrafted chairs on the ship, the Story Pirates must convince him to let them help him...help them. Featuring two new stories: I Love Cats, the tale of an introverted feline who is willing to sacrifice 1/9th of everything to save the king, written by a 7 year old from Washington, D.C. named Andrew, and The Wizard Who Could Just Go Poof, a hip hop fable about how the world’s most famous wizard got his name, wr...more

  • Helen’s Pizza Ria/The Creation Of Chicken Parm (feat. George Salazar)

    Feb 14 2019

    Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Story Pirates have an episode all about something they love: pizza! Join the crew as they learn the ins and outs of interstellar travel with a cosmic pizza delivery guy (George Salazar). Featuring two new stories: “Helen’s Pizza Ria,” about a woman who teams up with a dragon to make delicious business decisions, written by an 8 year old from Maryland named Gwen, and “The Creation of Chicken Parm,” the tale of an innovative chicken who discovers that toppings...more

  • The Boy Who Hated Kisses/The Pancake Habit

    Feb 07 2019

    Thanks to the repairs of Siegfried the Viking, the Story Pirates new flying ship is ready for lift off! But before they can shoot off into the stratosphere, the Story Pirates must supply their ship with a magic ingredient. Featuring 2 new stories: “The Boy Who Hated Kisses,” a bluesy rock number about a kid with clear boundaries, written by a 6 year old from Missouri named Victoria, and “The Pancake Habit,” the story of a girl whose spontaneous culinary activity cause her family and friends to s...more

  • A Hamster's Workday/Backstroke Raptor

    Jan 31 2019

    The Story Pirates Podcast is back for a new season! After spending several months on a deserted island, Captain Rolo and Siegfried the Viking must convince the rest of the Story Pirates that it’s time to set sail again. Featuring two new stories:“A Hamster’s Workday,” about a day in the life of a cute rodent who happens to be a big deal editor, written by an 11 year old from New York named Nina, and “Backstroke Raptor,” a musical homage to the B-52’s about the coolest raptor in the raptor pack, ...more

  • NEW SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT: the Story Pirates Podcast is Coming Back on January 31st, 2019!

    Jan 10 2019

    Lee finds an old radio transmitter on the island and uses it to make a very exciting announcement! This mini-episode also features a bonus interview with kid author Phoebe Wolinetz, whose story idea is the basis for the new Story Pirates book, Digging Up Danger, out January 15th! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Bonus: Calling All Mapmakers! Submit Your Ideas For The Next Story Pirates Book!

    Oct 25 2018

    We're looking for ideas from kids for our next book with Random House, including kid-drawn maps of a fictional world! Parents go to storypirates.com/spark to submit your child’s story today. And stay tuned for announcements about our next season! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE: Story Pirates’ new Album Preview

    Sep 28 2018

    The Story Pirates have a new album and it’s out now! Today’s episode previews some of the featured songs. Listen to NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE wherever you find music today! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Summer Bonus: Silly Monster Problem/Will Wants 300 Bucks/Star

    Sep 20 2018

    It’s almost time to set sail, but the Story Pirates have another summer bonus episode to listen to while they pack.Today’s episode features two previously unreleased stories: “Silly Monster Problem,” by an author from Switzerland named Anne, and “Will Wants 300 Bucks,” by a 1st grader from Colorado named Jacob, as well as a new version of a greatest hit from last season, Star. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Teacher’s Guide: Characters With Big Dreams/Make Your Problem Huge

    Sep 13 2018

    In today’s summer bonus episode, Lee visits a new part of the ship and makes a clever new friend who introduces two lesson plans that parents and teachers can use to help kids write awesome stories while they listen to the Story Pirates Podcast! “Characters With Big Dreams” will help writers create a character as spectacularly ambitious as Glitter, the guitar playing horse in the song “Nothing Is Impossible” (found in episode 12) and “Make Your Problem Huge” will help writers create high stakes ...more

  • Summer Bonus: The Hungry Rock/A Girl With Superpowers/The Chessmaster

    Sep 06 2018

    Sure, it’s September. Sure, school has started. But summer hasn’t technically ended! At least it hasn’t for the Story Pirates, who have a new summer bonus episode just for you. Today’s episode features a brand new story from Savi in Oregon called The Hungry Rock, as well as two greatest hits from last season, A Girl With Superpowers and The Chess Master. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Story Pirates + Brains On!: Dr. Weirdo and the Boring Unicorn

    Aug 28 2018

    The Story Pirates take a break from summer bonus episodes to team up with Brains On! for a special collaborative episode. Featuring a brand new story called Dr. Weirdo and the Boring Unicorn, written by a Virginia 3rd grader named Lucyna, as well as a special Brains On! segment about why jokes are funny.Be sure to listen our companion episode over at Brains On! for more Story Pirates + Brains On awesomeness! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Summer Bonus: The Person Who Could Not Spin/Sandwich Day/How To Make A Basketball Plant

    Aug 23 2018

    Question: Who has two thumbs and wants another summer bonus episode of the Story Pirates Podcast? Answer: A cute dog. With thumbs.But you can listen too! Today’s episode features some greatest hits from last season: The Person Who Could Not Spin, Sandwich Day and How To Make A Basketball Plant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Summer Bonus: I Want To Be Rich/Fart Out Loud Day/Nothing Is Impossible

    Aug 16 2018

    A new summer bonus episode from the Story Pirates coming atcha! Today’s episode features a new story called I Want To Be Rich by a 3rd grader from Massachusetts named Sammy, as well as two of our favorite songs from last season, Fart Out Loud Day and Nothing Is Impossible. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Summer Bonus: I Lost The Clock Pieces and the Dog Ate Them/The Giraffe Didn’t Know/Star

    Aug 09 2018

    It’s time for another summer bonus episode from the Story Pirates! Today’s episode features a new story called I Lost The Clock Pieces And The Dog Ate Them, by a 3rd grader from Georgia named Salem, as well as two of our favorite songs from last season, The Giraffe Didn’t Know and Star. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Summer Bonus: Frank the Monster/All 8 Unicorns/Penguin Office

    Aug 02 2018

    The Story Pirates are back with a special summer bonus episode featuring some of our favorite songs! This weeks episode includes Frank the Monster Who Wasn't Scary, All 8 Unicorns and How Penguin Office Became a Thing.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Big Secret/What the World Was Called Before Us

    Jun 07 2018

    In part two of the season finale, the Story Pirates encounter a mysterious stranger with mystical abilities. This week’s episode features two new stories: "The Big Secret," the story of a purr-fect cat and cantankerous dog who run for parliament, written by a 1st grader from Canada named Andréanne, and "What the World Was Called Before Us," a mind-bending song about the meaning of names, written by a 2nd grader from Maryland named Liam. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/...more

  • The Story Pirates + Wow in the World: The Mixed-Up Sensory World of Synesthesia

    May 31 2018

    The Story Pirates take a break before their big season finale for a special smash up, mash up, crossover episode with Wow in the World, all about the science of synesthesia. Already listened to this episode over at Wow in the World? Well, don’t miss our version, which includes an exclusive, FULL INTERVIEW with Nile, a real life kid who experiences synesthesia.Taste words, hear colors, feel sounds? What in the world is happening in the brain when senses are scrambled? Join Guy, Mindy, the Story P...more

  • The Great Wallaby Adventure/Presents For Mom

    May 24 2018

    In part one of the two-part season finale, Meghan, Rachel and Peter threaten mutiny unless Lee joins them in singing a hokey song. This week’s episode features two new stories: "The Great Wallaby Adventure," a feel-good, island groove about discovering mini-marsupials, by Illinois neighbors Olivia, 5th grade, and Marissa, 8th grade, and "Presents for Mom," the terrifying tale of two brothers whose gifts for their mom go a little too far, written by California brothers Max, 3rd grade, and William...more

  • The Person Who Could Not Spin/Triple Power (feat. Sasheer Zamata and Aparna Nancherla)

    May 17 2018

    Rolo obsesses over two entrancing sirens (Sasheer Zamata and Aparna Nancherla) who teach the Pirates about being #blessed. This week’s episode features two new stories: “The Person Who Could Not Spin,” a horn-soaked, ska-inspired party track about learning to twirl by a Kindergartener from Virginia named Dillon and “Triple Power,” the truly epic adventure tale of intrepid triplets who save their city from a mad scientist's barbeque-flavored monster, written by brothers Ben and Sam, ages 8 and 6,...more

  • How to Make a Basketball Plant/The Clean Machine (feat. Wyatt Cenac)

    May 10 2018

    The Story Pirates' dream of opening a restaurant/bistro/cafe onboard the ship is put in jeopardy when Russ T. Walrus (Wyatt Cenac), a famously harsh food critic, comes to review the menu. This week’s episode features two new stories: "How to Make a Basketball Plant," a funky number about basketball’s most bizarre ritual, written by a 1st grader from Utah named Connor, and "The Clean Machine," a dramatic power ballad about a mysterious flower, written by a 6th grader from Bosnia named Izzy.------...more

  • George’s Cheese/Pizza Revenge (feat. Alison Pill and Josh Sharp)

    May 03 2018

    Meghan reveals the mystery of her porpoise-full past and must heal a rift between her porpoise protege Travis (Josh Sharp) and the intimidating Mother Porpoise (Alison Pill). This week’s episode features two new stories: "George's Cheese," the tale of an easily-startled pig who wreaks havoc on an unsuspecting town, written by a 5th grader from Virginia named Micah and "Pizza Revenge," a salsa-inflected jam about a viral video that forever changes the battle between pizza and hot dogs, written by...more

  • The Giraffe Didn't Know/Raining Cake (feat. Michael Cerveris)

    Apr 26 2018

    When they receive an unexpected visit from a famous treasure hunter (Michael Cerveris), the Story Pirates join the search for Captain Hootie’s famous booby-trapped pirate’s booty. Today's episode features two new stories, "The Giraffe Didn't Know," a charity single-style pop anthem about animals on a mission to change the world, written by a kindergartener from Pennsylvania named Jonah and "Raining Cake," the tale of a girl whose tummy bug takes the cake by a 2nd grader from Texas named Macie.--...more

  • Evil Cockroach Nation/The Guy (feat. Ben Sinclair)

    Apr 19 2018

    The unthinkable happens when Lee runs out of his favorite drinkable yogurt, kefir. Thankfully, Poseidon and his lesser-known kid brother Greg (Ben Sinclair) show up to lend a hand. This weeks episode features two new stories written by kids, "Evil Cockroach Nation," the shocking tale of a girl who defeats disgusting bugs and becomes a gazillionaire, written by a 4th grader from Wisconsin named Cora, and "The Guy," an old school hip hop jam about a stick figure who looooves potato chips, written ...more

  • In the Car/The Girl Who Couldn't Stop Reading - AKA Me! (feat. Santino Fontana)

    Apr 05 2018

    The Story Pirates meet a magical hermit crab (Santino Fontana) who either doesn’t believe in himself or isn’t actually magical, but that doesn’t stop the gang from making lots of wishes! Today's episode features two new stories: "In the Car," a bonkers, deliciously-autotuned pop explosion about the wonders you behold from inside your ride by 5 year old Leah from Maryland and "The Girl Who Couldn't Stop Reading - AKA Me!," a semi-autobiographical tale of a ambitious girl who won’t let the world s...more

  • How the Grizzly Bear Turned Into a Polar Bear/Boogerman's Trial

    Mar 29 2018

    After months of seafaring on a nameless ship, the Story Pirates finally decide what to call their vessel. Best of all, the new ship name comes from one of our listeners! This weeks episode features two new stories: "How the Grizzly Bear Turned Into a Polar Bear," a catchy acoustic jam about a grizzly bear with an identity crisis by a 1st grader named Max from Colorado, and "Boogerman's Trial," a courtroom drama about a man made of boogers and his grudge against the ocean, by a 3rd grader named F...more

  • Fart Out Loud Day/The Boy Who Invented the BPhone3

    Mar 22 2018

    Peter’s experiments in the ship laboratory cause almost everyone to develop bizarre superpowers. This weeks episode features two new stories: “Fart Out Loud Day,” a funkalicious body-positivity anthem that gives everyone permission to let it out, written by sisters Samantha and Ali from Colorado, and “The Boy Who Invented the BPhone 3,” the tale of an intrepid ghost-hunting inventor who dreams of calling ghosts on the phone, written by a 4th grader from Ohio named Connor. But wait - “Fart Out Lo...more

  • Going to the Moon/All Rainbow Cars

    Mar 15 2018

    The gang relieves their boredom by inventing a new sport, and a mysterious curmudgeon from below deck helps them play by the rules. This week’s episode features two new stories: “Going to the Moon,” the story of a girl who dreams of being slingshotted, along with her pet monkey, to the moon, by a 5th grader from Virginia named Kenya Grace, and “All Rainbow Cars,” a psychedelic trip to Rainbow Island written by a 4 year named Jeanne from New York.The Story Pirates book is in stores NOW! Stuck in ...more

  • The Chess Master/The Amazing Rake (feat. The Gregory Brothers)

    Mar 08 2018

    Lee introduces Shipcoin, the first ever Shipto-currency, to the gang; but not everyone is thrilled with the new economy on board. This week’s episode features two new stories: “The Chess Master,” a special song in collaboration with The Gregory Brothers (Songify The News) about a boy who plays chess even when the air conditioning isn’t working, written by 2nd grader from Tennessee named Luke, and “The Amazing Rake,” the tale of a two raking enthusiasts that compete in the world’s most intense ra...more

  • Frank the Monster/The Automatic Thinker

    Mar 01 2018

    Lee returns to find the ship is a little different than when he left, and goes toe to toe with Peter in the first ever Peter Games. This week’s episode features two new stories: “Frank the Monster Who Wasn’t Scary,” an infectious dance-pop tune about a haunted house party, written by a 3rd grader from California named Jonah, and “The Automatic Thinker,” the tale of a new invention that can do almost anything, written by a 1st grader from Wisconsin named Grace.----You can now pre-order the first ...more

  • BONUS! - More Stories from Live in LA! (feat. Patton Oswalt)

    Feb 26 2018

    More stories from our live show in Los Angeles featuring Patton Oswalt! Our featured stories today include Computer Boy by Julian, No Veggie Machine by Zadie, and Allie and Noah by Alice! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Live in LA! - To Do/Super Granny (feat. Patton Oswalt)

    Feb 22 2018

    The Story Pirates are live in LA with special guest PATTON OSWALT! This week’s episode features two new stories: “To Do,” a hip hop to-do list about a boy and his handy piece of paper, written by a boy from San Francisco named Lucas, and “Super Granny,” the tale of a heroic septuagenarian with some unusual talents, written by a girl from Los Angeles named Dulce. ___You can now pre-order the first Story Pirates book, Stuck in the Stone Age, by NY Times bestselling author Geoff Rodkey, and based o...more

  • Nothing Is Impossible/Act Like Someone Else Day

    Feb 08 2018

    In episode 12, the Story Pirates face Mother Nature's wrath as a perfect storm batters the ship. This week’s episode features two new stories: “Nothing Is Impossible,” a soaring orchestral rock song about a guitar-playing horse named Glitter, written by a 2nd grader from Arizona named Lily, and “Act Like Someone Else Day,” a bizarre tale about identity-swapping, genius dogs and the most boring town ever, written by a 3rd grader from New York named Sam.-----------We are now taking story submissio...more

  • Dreaming Sheep/Pig and Unicorn

    Feb 01 2018

    In episode 11, the gang discovers the joy of the prank call but soon realizes that supernatural forces can’t take a joke. This week’s episode features two new stories: “Dreaming Sheep,” a folk rock ballad about straight-A sheep, written by by a 1st grader from Kentucky named Samantha, and “Pig and Unicorn,” an odd couple-inspired tale about the celebration of Clean and Dirty Day, written by a 1st grader from California named Freya.----We are now taking story submissions! Our new theme is BIG PRO...more

  • Sandwich Day/A Girl With Superpowers

    Jan 25 2018

    This week’s episode features two new stories: “Sandwich Day,” the deliciously maddening tale of a boy with too much of a good thing, written by a fifth grader from Virginia named Charlotte, and “A Girl with Superpowers,” an 8-bit video game-inspired chiptune about a girl desperate for a villain to defeat, written by a second grader from California named Paisley.----We are now taking story submissions! Our new theme is BIG PROBLEMS: tell us a story from your imagination about a character who face...more

  • Ladybug Tickle Day/Cement Dude

    Jan 18 2018

    In episode 9, our fearless captain Rolo’s most prized possession is stolen, and the Story Pirates must band together to unmask the thief.This week’s episode features two new stories: “Ladybug Tickle Day,” a tale about a time- honored entomological tradition written by a pre-K’er from Oregon named Ada, and “Cement Dude,” a spaghetti western-inspired musical saga about the bravest, most misguided dude in the desert, written by a second grader from California named Ilan.----Do YOU have a name for t...more

  • How Do You Play Day/Samantha

    Jan 11 2018

    In episode 8, the Story Pirates realize that their beloved ship is missing a crucial feature, and call upon their listeners for help.This week’s episode features two new stories: “How Do You Play Day,” the first of our make-up-your-own-holiday stories, written by a third grader from Maryland named Alex, and “Samantha,” a charming chamber pop tune about a brave monster on a quest to become human, written by a third grader from Texas named Tierney.----Do YOU have a name for the Story Pirates’ Ship...more

  • The Goose Prank/Santa Claus and His Life

    Dec 28 2017

    In episode 7, the Story Pirates partake in the age old tradition of Story Love, shouting out authors and stories that have inspired them throughout the year!This week’s episode features two stories: “The Goose Prank,” the tale of a girl on a mission to give her mom an unforgettable Christmas, written by a fifth grader from Canada named Grace. This weeks song is a Story Pirates classic, “Santa Claus and His Life;” a old school funk jam about Santa, his motorcycle and the cat he rolls with.----We ...more

  • Star/The World Wide Race of the Worst Cars

    Dec 21 2017

    This week on The Story Pirates Podcast, the crew receives a visit from an old friend who has gone through a magical transformation due to an interspecies cultural exchange.This week’s episode features two new stories: “Star,” written by a first grader from New York named Charlotte, and “The World Wide Race of the Worst Cars,” written by a third grader from Pittsburgh named Ezra. Lee interviews author Ezra and learns that inspiration can strike when you least expect it.----We are now taking submi...more

  • Olympic Masters/How Penguin Office Became a Thing

    Dec 14 2017

    This week on The Story Pirates Podcast, the crew gets frazzled when they realize they are almost out of kids’ stories to perform, and Story Pirate Meghan reveals one of her awesome superpowers. This week’s episode features two new stories: “Olympic Masters,” written by a first grader from Pennsylvania named Edie and “How Penguin Office Became a Thing,” written by a third grader from Virginia Beach named Eric. ---Don’t forget to check out the Story Pirates online for an exclusive coloring book wi...more

  • Barry and The Big Climbing Tree/The Girls and the Gods

    Dec 07 2017

    This week on The Story Pirates Podcast, Lee and Peter struggle to find healthy food aboard the ship, and Lee remembers some hidden treasure he had stowed away. Today’s new stories: “Barry and the Big Climbing Tree” by a kindergartener named Evan from Pennsylvania and “The Girls and the Gods” by a first grader from Brooklyn named June. ---Don’t forget to check out the Story Pirates online for an exclusive coloring book with pages that correspond with each episode. Check out StoryPirates.com/Podca...more

  • All 8 Unicorns/Riding a Seagull Was Good

    Nov 30 2017

    In this third episode of the new season of Story Pirates Podcast, Peter and Rolo's messy habits on board the ship create tension with the rest of the crew. Today’s new stories: “All 8 Unicorns” by a Pre-Kindergartener from Brooklyn, New York named Cece and “Riding a Seagull Was Good” by a 3-year old from Middlesex, New Jersey named Ethan.---We are now accepting submissions for new stories written by kids! Our new theme is “Make Up Your Own Holiday.” Kids, write a story about a made-up holiday, t...more

  • Annoy Your Sister School/The Girl Who Never Took A Bath

    Nov 20 2017

    In this second episode of the new season of Story Pirates Podcast, Lee and Peter adjust to life on the pirate ship while fellow Story Pirate Rachel acts suspiciously. Very, VERY suspiciously.Today’s new stories: “Annoy Your Sister School” by a 2nd grader from Michigan named Bear Brewer and “The Girl Who Never Took a Bath” by a 1st grader from New Jersey named Georgia Glazer.---We are now accepting submissions for new stories written by kids! Our new theme is “Make Up Your Own Holiday.” Kids, wri...more

  • I Love a Ghost/Fred the Carrot

    Nov 20 2017

    The new season of the Story Pirates Podcast is finally here! In this first episode, Lee and Peter set sail on a pirate ship to fulfill their dream of recording the Story Pirates Podcast on the open ocean! They're joined by the entire Story Pirates crew, as well as a real-life pirate captain with...questionable navigation skills.Featured in today’s episode are two new stories: “I Love a Ghost,” by a 5th grader from Mill Creek, WA named Keagon Dougherty and “Fred the Carrot,” by a 2nd grader from ...more

  • Coming Soon! New Season of Story Pirates!

    Nov 16 2017

    A preview of our new season in partnership with Gimlet Media. The new season sets sail on November 20th. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: I Love You The Best

    Nov 16 2017

    It’s the season finale! With the relaunch of the Story Pirates Podcast just days away Lee and Peter say thank you to all of the fans with a Story Pirates classic, featuring friend and fellow Story Pirate Kristen Schaal. This story was written by a then-1st grader named Madeline DeRoche and it’s called, “I Love You The Best.”Also being released today is the official trailer for new season of the Story Pirates Podcast from Gimlet Media. The new season sets sail Monday, November 20th!  For more inf...more

  • The Early Years: Greatest Hits #4

    Nov 10 2017

    As the first season of the Story Pirates podcast comes to a close, we present our final greatest hits episode of the season.  Featuring classic stories from the podcast including: "Eat a Spider Day", "The Princess Lifeguard Camp", "Monster Broke", "PB & K Please!" and "The Dazzling Situation."Next week's episode will be our season finally and will include an exciting announcement about the relaunch.  We will finally explain everything about brand new season of the Story Pirates Podcast. We p...more

  • The Early Years: Best Horse Show Dogs & Mr. Mishes Swedish Fishes

    Nov 03 2017

    Two more unreleased stories written by kid's from the Story Pirates archives. By 2nd grader Aubrey it's "Best Horse Show Dogs" and from 5th grader Brianna it's "Mr. Mishes Swedish Fishes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Greatest Hits #3

    Oct 27 2017

    Featuring: Volleyball In the Future and Past!, Zach's Story, The Really Cool Dress, William Woods and This Is National Whoopie Cushion Day Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Gooney Pantoyes & The Face in Bulgaria

    Oct 20 2017

    Gooney Pantoyes by 4th grader Grace & The Face in Bulgaria by 5th grader Alex Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • Kidcast Sampler (Bonus Episode)

    Oct 16 2017

    In this bonus episode we're giving you a sampler platter of some of our favorite podcasts for kids. If you like what you hear check out apple podcasts.com/kids for more information! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: The Busy Dizzy Dishwashers & The Thanksgiving Mess

    Oct 12 2017

    The Busy Dizzy Dishwashers by 3rd grader Cameryn and The Thanksgiving Mess by 5th grader Kyle  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Greatest Hits #2

    Oct 05 2017

    Featuring: "Dolly Magic Machine," "Football Tornado," "Ukulele Island," "The Chris Allergic to Garbage Cans" & "Fieldtrip to Oppositeland" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Aqua Bus & My Mom is an Annoying Hockey Coach

    Sep 28 2017

    While Lee and Peter continue their preparation for the podcast relaunch, the Story Pirates present two more classic stories from the archive. The first was written by 4th grader Adreanna as a commercial for a made-up product called "Aqua Bus." The second story was written by a 2nd grader named Sam and it's called "My Mom is an Annoying Hockey Coach." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: The Dog Who Fell in Love with a Cat & King Toot-and-Common

    Sep 21 2017

    Two classic Story Pirates Radio stories written by Kindergartener Kaci and 4th-grader Savannah. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Greatest Hits #1

    Sep 14 2017

    It's time to start submitting your brand new original stories for the Story Pirates Podcast relaunch in the fall! In the mean time here is our first ever Greatest Hits episode featuring fan favorite songs, "There is a Monster," "I Love," "Angry," "Big Girl Bed," "Water Falls On My Mom's Head" and "Dog Day." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Little Stop-It Holiday & Switcheroo Day

    Sep 07 2017

    While Peter & Lee continue preparation for the podcast relaunch in the fall, the Story Pirates present two stories from the annual Make up Your Own Holiday show: "Little Stop-It Holiday" by kindergartener Zoey and "Switcheroo Day by 5th grader Ellie! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: The Rundown & I Like Lisa

    Aug 31 2017

    Peter & Lee's summer hiatus continues in preparation for the Story Pirates Podcast relaunch in the fall.  Until then the Story Pirates present a Summer Grab Bag of old classics.  This week features two songs.  The first is from a then-fifth grader named Chuck and it's called "The Rundown." The second is from a then-first grader named William and his story is called, "I Like Lisa." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Where's Your Diaper & Funny Bunny Holiday

    Aug 24 2017

    As Peter & Lee prepare for the relaunch of the Story Pirates podcast in the fall the Summer Grab Bag continues with two classic stories from the radio archives: "Where's Your Diaper?" by then-kindergartener Ashlyn and "Funny Bunny Holiday" by then-first grader Macey! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Steve Francis, Six-Month-Old Crime-Fighting Freak & Abbey is Silly

    Aug 17 2017

    Lee and Peter continue their preparations for the Fall relaunch of the Story Pirates Podcast. In the mean time, here is another Summer Grab Bag of stories. This week features two classic Story Pirates songs: "Steve Francis, Six-Month-Old Crime-Fighting Freak" by then-5th grader Andrew, and "Abbey is Silly" by then-kindergartener Sophia Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: I Love Babies & Trip to Happy Burg

    Aug 10 2017

    While Lee & Peter prepare for the Story Pirates podcast relaunch this fall, we are releasing old favorites as part of our Summer Grab Bag series. This week's episode features two amazing stories. The first was recorded live at the San Francisco Sketch Fest. It is by a 1st grader named Hannah and it's called "I Love Babies." The second was recorded for our radio show back in 2012. It was written by then-9-year-old named Sienna, and it is called "Trip to Happy Burg." Learn more about your ad c...more

  • The Early Years: The Alien & My Pet Peeve

    Aug 03 2017

    While Lee and Peter prepare for the big podcast relaunch in the Fall, the Story Pirates present another Summer Grab Bag episode featuring "The Alien" by a first grader Faith and "My Pet Peeve" by Kindergartener William. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Giant Bugs 2 & Get That Beat

    Jul 27 2017

    Welcome to the Story Pirates Summer Grab Bag! In preparation for the podcast relaunch in the fall, Lee and Peter are going on hiatus for the summer. in the mean time we will be releasing a Grab Bag of old Story Pirates classics starting with two of our favorites: "Giant Bugs 2" and "Get That Beat" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Actor's Day, The Love Dragon & Abie the Manie

    Jul 13 2017

    We're back with our final super special Story 'Splosion bonus episode! This episode features three more classic stories from the archives: "Actor's Day," "The Love Dragon" & "Abie the Manie." Visit www.storypirates.org/podcastfans to find out more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Vixie and the Best Resolution Ever

    Jul 06 2017

    From our New Years Resolution episode, the Story Pirates present "Vixie and the Best Resolution Ever" by then-4th grader Kitty Lustig! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Kids Riding Ponies, Stretch-A-Undies & Mix Up Mini

    Jun 29 2017

    Story 'Splosion is back with three more amazing stories from the Story Pirates archives:"Kids Riding Ponies," "Stretch-A-Undies" and "Mix Up Mini." Visit story pirates.org/podcastfans for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: The Captive Princess

    Jun 22 2017

    From our second radio show EVER, way back in 2010, the Story Pirates present "The Captive Princess" by then-4th grader Lilly Hall! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Raccoon Sensor, Dog Day & Donny the Dinosaur and the Tap Dance Adventure"

    Jun 20 2017

    It's Story 'Splosion #1, our super special bonus episode! This episode features not one, but THREE classic stories from the Story Pirates archives: "Racoon Sensor," "Dog Day," and "Donny the Dinosaur and the Tap Dance Adventure." Visit storypirates.org/podcastfans for more information. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Shark Tooth Fairy

    Jun 08 2017

    From our Pet Peeves themed show, the Story Pirates present "Shark Tooth Fairy" by then-4th grader Leah Mitchell! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: The Dazzling Situation

    May 21 2017

    From our Mistaken Identities show, the Story Pirates present "The Dazzling Situation" by then-2nd grader Elizabeth Baird. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Eat a Spider Day

    May 11 2017

    From our Made Up Holiday show, the Story Pirates present "Eat a Spider Day" by then-frist grader Nikhil Palakshappa. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Monster Broke

    Apr 17 2017

    From our New Years Resolution Show, the Story Pirates present "Monster Broke" by then kindergartener Eli Chung. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Ronald Reagan and the Pineapple Paradise

    Mar 28 2017

    From our Presidential Fan Fiction show, the Story Pirates present "Ronald Reagan and the Pineapple Paradise" by then 3rd grader Brigid Donaghy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: When I Lost My Dog and Took Home a Wolf!

    Feb 17 2017

    From our Mistaken Identities show back in 2014, The Story Pirates present "When I Lost My Dog and Took Home a Wolf!" by Emily, Abby and Grady. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Princess Lifeguard Camp

    Jan 31 2017

    From our Camp themed show back in 2013, The Story Pirates present "Princess Lifeguard Camp" by then 4th grader Quinn Sahutske! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Water Falls On My Mom's Head

    Jan 15 2017

     From our Water themed show back in August of 2013, The Story Pirates present an adaptation of the one sentence story "Water Falls on My Mom's Head" by then 4th grader Danny Covino Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: The Really Cool Dress

    Dec 30 2016

    From our The Future show, The Story Pirates present "The Really Cool Dress" by then 5-year-old Paige Mahoney! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: This is National Whoopee Cushion Day

    Dec 15 2016

    From our Make Up Your Own Holiday show, The Story Pirates present "This is National Whoopee Cushion Day" by then 2nd grader Liam Gimbel! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: If I Were President

    Nov 03 2016

    In the last days before the 2016 Presidential election, the Story Pirates present a very special podcast episode featuring "If I Were President" by then-kindergartener Jackson Evans. We've turned Jackson's story into a song, and we want YOU to record your own version to share! Share it on YouTube, Instagram, or Facebook with the hashtag #ifiwerepresident or record a version to send to us for a podcast episode that will feature some of your masterpieces. Visit http://storypirates.org/president to...more

  • The Early Years: The Farm Plays Basketball

    Aug 29 2016

    From our March 2013 radio show, the Story Pirates present new story "The Farm Plays Basketball" by a the- Kindergartener Reid Beatty! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Secret Agent Pat P. E. Eves

    Aug 04 2016

    From our Pet Peeves show, the Story Pirates present new story "Secret Agent Pat P. E. Eves" by then 5th grader Mary Wavering. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: The Girl Who Turned into Spaghetti

    Jul 14 2016

    From our November 2011 radio show, the Story Pirates present "The Girl Who Turned Into Spaghetti" by then-first grader Cassandra Smith! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: PB and K, Please!

    Jun 24 2016

    From our Valentines Day show, the Story Pirates present new story "PB and K, Please!" by a then-pre-kindergartener Carrigan Rose Duffel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy

    Jun 09 2016

    From the Holiday show, the Story Pirates present new story "Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy" by a then-first grader Malena Vermut-Young. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: The July Surprise

    May 26 2016

    From the Sidekicks show, the Story Pirates present new story "The July Surprise" by a then-kindergartener June Marzo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: William Woods

    May 12 2016

    Form the Make Up Your Own Celebrity show, the Story Pirates present new story "William Woods" by then-fourth grader Zeke Williams! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: I Love (Bonus Track!)

    May 06 2016

    In this bonus episode The Story Pirates performa an old classic in front of a live studio audience! The story is "I Love" by a 2nd grader named Makela. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: The New Song

    Apr 25 2016

    From the New Beginnings show, the Story Pirates present new story “The New Song” by then-third grader Gus Martone! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Bird Tornado

    Apr 08 2016

    From the Wilderness show, the Story Pirates present new story “Bird Tornado” by Austin Fuemmeler! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Dogs Rights Day

    Mar 24 2016

    From the Made Up Holiday show, the Story Pirates present new story “Dogs Rights Day” by Emily, Virginia, Claire and Hannah! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Train Monopoly Day

    Mar 10 2016

    Story Pirates presents new story “Train Monopoly Day” by Dani Jaye Toth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Polar Bears

    Feb 26 2016

    Story Pirates presents new story “Polar Bears” by Cally Thomas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Jill’s Birthday

    Feb 12 2016

    Story Pirates presents new story “Jill’s Birthday” by Louis Lampe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: The Chris Allergic to Garbage Cans

    Jan 26 2016

    Story Pirates are back in 2016 with “The Chris Allergic to Garbage Cans” by Charlie Scott. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Lili and the Jungle House

    Dec 17 2015

    Join Story Pirates for "Lili and the Jungle House" by Sarah, who was in the second grade when she wrote her story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: National Junk Food Day

    Dec 03 2015

    Join Story Pirates this week for new story "National Junk Food Day" by Francesca Conti. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Dino Bank Robbers Who Actually Stole For Charity

    Nov 19 2015

    From our dinosaurs themed show comes “Dino Bank Robbers Who Actually Stole For Charity” by then third grader Ethan Griffis! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Zach's Story

    Nov 05 2015

    From our “Spring Break” show in April 2015 comes the story ‘Zach’s Story’ by then-third grader Gabriella Freeman! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Chris Foxerson's Famous Day

    Oct 22 2015

    From our “Made Up Celebrities” show in September 2014 comes the story ‘Chris Foxerson's Famous Day’ by then-kindergartener Miller Ochs! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Table Manners

    Oct 12 2015

    From our pet peeves themed show comes new story 'Table Manners' by Callie Woodchek from Dallas, Texas! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Fieldtrip to Oppositeland

    Sep 24 2015

    Take a trip to Oppositeland with the wacky tale by Gabriel Fassler from Brooklyn, NY! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Best Summer Identity Ever!

    May 12 2015

    Story Pirates are back with a case of mistaken identity featuring NFL’s Steve Smith Sr. in “Best Summer Identity Ever!” by then-second grader Drew Wright from Winton-Salem, North Carolina. Featuring an interview with author Drew Wright. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Lions

    Feb 13 2015

    Lions and snakes and zookeepers, oh my! In this wacky zoo adventure, the animals are running the show. This week’s podcast features the Story Pirates’ adaptation of then-kindergartener Tamar Posin’s story “Lions”, and an interview with the author! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: The Bear Saved the Christmas

    Dec 24 2014

    Just in time for Christmas comes a holiday story from the archives: “The Bear Saved the Christmas” by then five year old Evan Pegorsch. This episode features an interview with now-nine year old author Evan - on his birthday! Happy holidays from the Story Pirates! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Ukulele Island

    Dec 12 2014

    Story Pirates are back with a another adaptation, written by a kid, performed by the Story Pirates! This week’s episode features “Ukulele Island” by then 4th grader Sarah Snyder. First performed in March of 2013 on SiriusXM radio, this podcast features an exclusive interview with author Sarah Snyder! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Melissa the Superhero Who Can Lift Up a Chair and She Makes Your Day Feel Special

    Oct 07 2014

     This week’s Story Pirates episode features a story with one of the longest titles we’ve ever encountered! Check out “The Early Years: 16 - Melissa the Superhero Who Can Lift Up a Chair and She Makes Your Day Feel Special” by then-five year old Sofie Dikkers. In this episode’s author interview, Sofie shares how she came up with her awesome title and her favorite things about first grade! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Fall in a Hole

    Sep 18 2014

     Story Pirates are back with their latest adaptation of “Fall in a hole” by then-preschooler Henry Hilliard. There’s a lot of holes on Farm Street, and plenty of adventures to be had from falling in those holes! Featuring an interview with now seven year old author Henry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Volleyball In the Future and Past

    Aug 13 2014

     Story Pirates are back with a story from then-sixth grader Tori Fernandes from Oak Hills, California! Tori’s story “Volleyball in the Future and Past” was written for our “Time Travel Spring Break” episode in April of 2013. Check out this episode for Tori’s story and an interview with the author!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Garbage Truck

    Apr 25 2014

     What happens when a garbage truck spits out trash instead of picking it up? Find out in this episode of Story Pirates podcast, featuring “Garbage Truck” by twins Jack and Melinda from Westborough, MA. Featuring an interview with authors Jack and Melinda, and a bonus fun fact about the beaches of Cape Cod! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: There Is A Monster (Snufflepants)

    Mar 29 2014

     Story Pirates are back with “There Is A Monster (Snufflepants)” by first grader Jayden Collier, a story that has now been performed live onstage all across the country! Meet Snufflepants, the only monster in his family. In Jayden’s words, “He’s nice I love him.” What else is Snufflepants? Check out this episode to find out! Featuring an interview with author Jayden and his amazing ideas for more monster characters! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Football Tornado

    Mar 14 2014

     What happens when you combine a kid who doesn't know how to play football and a tornado? Find out in this episode of the Story Pirate Podcast, featuring the story “Football Tornado” by then first grader Jackson Scott from Odessa, Texas! Join the Story Pirates for this out of this world adventure, featuring an interview with now almost 9 year old author Jackson Scott - including his advice for all you authors out there! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: The Birth of Acapella

    Feb 22 2014

     In this episode of the Story Pirate Podcast, then 7th grader Kaleigh Ringo tells us her wacky version of how a cappella was born in her story, “The Birth of Acapella”! Join the Story Pirates for a trip to Musicville and find out what happens when four kids break all the musical rules. Will their master plan work? Will they be sent to Tickle Island? There’s only one way to find out! Featuring a very special impromptu performance by author Kaleigh and her mom, this week’s episode will be music to...more

  • The Early Years: Big Girl Bed

    Feb 07 2014

    In this installment of the Story Pirates podcast, this musical adaptation of not-even-three year old Mia’s story “I love my big girl bed”! Find out all about Mia’s new big girl bed and why she’s not going to sleep in my crib anymore! What else does Mia love? Check out the podcast to find out! Featuring an interview with now five year old author Mia Allen, including tips for other kids on writing their own stories, and original music by Eli Bolin! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastch...more

  • The Early Years: Angry

    Jan 24 2014

    In the latest installment of Story Pirates podcast, the Story Pirates bring you the musical adaptation of “Angry” by Kai Hacker. Adapted my Story Pirates Musical Director Eli Bolin, “Angry” features the angry adventures of our protagonist through toilet paper kicking and sibling rivalry all the way to it’s tickle-y conclusion! Featuring an interview with author Kai Hacker. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Weird Backpack

    Jan 10 2014

    The Story Pirates are back with  ‘The Weird Backpack’ by then 9 year old Bridget Hermann. When classroom eating backpacks threaten to take over the country, there’s only one backpack up to the job of saving the world! Will the Superhero Backpack with worms in its pockets be able to save the country? Will they make it to Tickle Island?! There’s only one way to find out! Featuring a snow day interview with now 10 year old author Bridget Hermann! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoic...more

  • The Early Years: No Ice Cream

    Dec 13 2013

    Story Pirates head to Hotville in "No Ice cream" by then 8 year old Kenna! With superpowers and a little help from a deus ex helicopter, join Super Kenna on her town altering adventures! Featuring an interview with author Kenna! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Dolly Magic Machine

    Nov 27 2013

    The Story Pirates are back with “Dolly Magic Machine” by then-1st grader Charlotte Thompson from Indianapolis. Inspired by a favorite toy, the Dolly Magic Machine is an awesome toy that Samantha will do anything to get! Featuring an interview with author Charlotte, check out the hilarious latest installment of the Story Pirates podcast! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Pluto And The Pop Rocks

    Nov 15 2013

    Journey into space with the Story Pirates in “Pluto and the Pop Rocks” by John Hobbes Taylor. Why is dwarf planet Pluto sad, and how will the visiting kids cheer him up? Join the Story Pirates on this weird vacation adventure, featuring an interview with author John Hobbes Taylor! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: The Ghost’s New Friend

    Oct 30 2013

    Just in time for Halloween, Story Pirates is back with the (not so scary) story 'The Ghost's New Friend' by Alyssa Mazak! Join ghost Boo as he explores the peculiar challenges faced by a ghost trying to make a friend. Featuring an interview with author Alyssa Mazak, and her tips for writing a great story! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Trash Day

    Oct 17 2013

    Have you ever wondered about the origins of Trash Day? Fourth grader Emery Gischler explains in his wacky origin story set - where else? - the North Pole! Featuring an interview with now fifth grader Emery! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

  • The Early Years: Marshmallow Shooter Camp

    Oct 02 2013

    In Story Pirates first podcast, Lee Overtree (Artistic Director, Story Pirates) and Mindy Thomas (Host, Absolutely Mindy on Sirius XM's Kids Place Live) present "Marshmallow Shooter Camp," a weird adventure into the syrupy world of a marshmallowy camp! Featuring an interview with six year old author Christopher DeWeerd.Story Pirates is a group of world-class actors, comedians, improvisers and musicians who adapt stories written by kids into sketch comedy and musical theater. Story Pirates Podcas...more