Porchlight Storytelling Series

This installment comes from our collaboration with the yearly Litquake Literary Festival. The theme of the evening was brushes with the other side of fame told by Jennifer Longo, Antonia Crane, Caitlin Doughty, Joshua Safran and Owen Egerton along with songs by Frank Portman.

Hosted by Arline Klatte & Beth Lisick on October 13, 2014 at the Verdi Club.
Recorded by Paula Junn. Mixed by Patty Fung.

Direct download: PorchlightPodcastLitquake2014.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 8:01pm PST

Stories about love and the Bay Area told by Chinaka Hodge, Thao Nguyen, Anthony Bedard, Dana Merwin, John Reichmuth, Hiya Swanhuyser and music by Carletta Sue Kay. Hosted by Arline Klatte & Beth Lisick on September 4, 2014 at the California Academy of Sciences.

Direct download: 090414_Cal_AC_SC_show_ver06.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 11:58am PST

Stories about dating told by David Jordan, Russell Gonzaga, Rachel Balik, Heather Marlowe, and Al Luhan.  

Hosted by Beth Lisick & Arline Klatte on February 17, 2014 at San Francisco's Verdi Club.

Direct download: PL_LongWalks.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 12:07am PST

Stories about times it was too hard to keep it together, too hard to keep a secret, too hard to keep thinking about, and too hard to keep up.  Told by Michael Bunin, Suzanne Kleid, Brian McMullen, and Rick Oginz.

Hosted by Beth Lisick and Arline Klatte on March 20, 2014 at San Francisco's Contemporary Jewish Museum. 


Direct download: PL_2Hard2Keep.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 9:12pm PST

Stories of Fans, Stalkers, Acolytes, and Zealots.

Hosted by Arline Klatte on February 24, 2014 at San Francisco's Hemlock Club. 


Direct download: PL_IdolWorship.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 12:49am PST

Broken hearts on the stage at Porchlight Open Door.

Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Spotswood on February 25, 2013 at San Francisco’s Hemlock Tavern. 

Direct download: PL_Heartbreak.mp3
Category:Storytelling -- posted at: 7:34pm PST

PL+Sketchfest 2014

Stories from comics Nick Thune, Kevin McDonald, April Richardson, Anthony Bedard, Anna Seregina, & Caitlin Gill.

Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Lisick on January 26, 2014 at San Francisco’s Verdi Club. 

Direct download: PL_ToughCrowd.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:15am PST

Stories of appetites, obsessions, and hunger pains. 

Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Spottswood on November 25, 2013 at San Francisco’s Hemlock Tavern.  

Direct download: PL_FeastFamine.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm PST

Extra helpings of family secrets, evil step-grandmothers, famous fathers, and horrible dinner table conversation will be served.  Stories from: Sean Keane, Marianna Cherry, Christopher Caen, Jay Beaman, Karen Duffin and Ali Liebegott. 


Hosted by Arline Klatte and Ali Liebegott on November 18, 2013 at San Francisco’s Verdi Club.  

Direct download: PL_Blood_TheFamilyShow.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:28pm PST

Etiquette advice for stalking celebrities, becoming a man through Bar Mitzvah and phone sex, how breaking bones can be good for your health, and why sometimes you really need a BB gun to take down the Xmas tree. 

Stories from: Bobcat Goldthwait, Moshe Kasher, Caitlin Gill, and Anna Seregina.


Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Lisick on January 20, 2012 at the Purple Onion in San Francisco.  Podcast produced by Briana Breen.

Direct download: PL_SketchFest2012.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:31pm PST