Porchlight Storytelling Series

Stories of parents and drug dealers, and parents who are drug dealers, an M.P. guarding high value detainees in Baghdad, how not to get into Egypt, lawlessness in Cambodia, spanking, late night run-ins with campus police, what to say when a cop wants to search your vehicle, and bedbugs.

Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Spottswood. Podcast produced by Briana Breen.  

From March 25, 2013 at San Francisco’s Hemlock Tavern.

Direct download: PL_LawOrder_OpenDoor.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:23am PDT

A Porchlight show unlike any other.  Storytellers and readers take the stage for a unique literary, storytelling, and musical mixtape.  

 

Hosted by Arline Klatte and Evan Karp.  Podcast produced by Briana Breen.  From April 15, 2013 at San Francisco’s Verdi Club.

Direct download: PL_QuietLightning_Verdi.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:05am PDT

Stories about getting over it and moving on from:

Deputy Chief of Staff for Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom--Deirdre Hussey, writer and comedian--Miles K., high school teacher--Karie Rubin, writer and performer--Kurt Bodden, and surprise stoytellers!

Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Spotswood. Podcast produced by Briana Breen.   From January 21, 2013 at San Francisco’s Verdi Club.

Direct download: PLMainStage_BrightNewTomorrow.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:13pm PDT

Stories from:

Criminal defense attorney--Renee Paradis

Comic and union organizer--Nato Green

San Francisco Poilice Department Sergeant--Carl Tennenbaum

Chief Judge of the Ninth Circuit--Alex Kozinski


Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Spotswood.  Podcast produced by Briana Breen.

From March 18, 2013 at San Francisco's Verdi Club.

Direct download: PL_LawOrder_2013.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:55am PDT

Porchlight and SF Sketchfest present stories from:

Soccer journalist--Alan Black

Stand-up comedian--April Richardson

Zinester, illustrator, and pet portrait artist--Nicole Georges

Comedian, actor, musician, and host of “The Dave Hill Explosion”--Dave Hill

Comedian, actor, and writer --Scott Capurro

 


Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Lisick. Podcast produced by Briana Breen. From February 8, 2013 at San Francisco’s Verdi Club.

Direct download: PL_ItsNotYou.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:39am PDT

Stories about mormons, stoners, sailors, families, a Civil War in West Africa, and Walt Whitman. Brave stories from courageous storytellers at Porchlight Open Door.

Hosted by Arline Klatte and Beth Spotswood. Podcast produced by Briana Breen.  

From January 28, 2013 at San Francisco’s Hemlock Tavern.

Direct download: PLOpenDoor_BrightNewTomorrow.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:28pm PDT

Stories about lost soulmates, painful geography lessons, Mexican prostitutes, an Afghani girl who wanted to become a pilot, Christian lesbian rappers, as well as insider tips for playing the slots in Vegas

Hosted by Beth Lisick and Arline Klatte. Podcast produced by Briana Breen.  

From January 30, 2012 at San Francisco’s Hemlock Tavern.

Direct download: PL_The_One_That_Got_Away.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:34pm PDT

Stories From:

Ethan Waters - Author of Urban Tribes, co-founder of the SF Writers' Grotto, contributor to print, radio, and TV

Kelly Kegger-Beardsley - BART train operator, tour and school bus driver, and storytelling star

Veronika Cauley - Activist, former Army football player, and the first transgendered officer appointed to the San Francisco Veteran's Affairs Commission

Alex Momtchiloff - Marriage and family therapist

Joyce Maynard- Author of fiction and non-fiction works including At Home in the World, To Die For, Labor Day, and The Good Daughters

Hosted by Beth Lisick and Arline Klatte.  Podcast produced by Briana Breen.  From 2004 at San Francisco's Cafe Du Nord.

Direct download: PL_New_Improved_Attempts_at_better_living.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:56am PDT

STORIES FROM:

Davy Vain - heavy metal legend

Chuck Prophet - singer, songwriter, guitarist, and producer

Eric Shea - writer and musician

Anthony Bedard - musician, band booker, and co-founder of the Coalition of Aging Rockers

Brian Gorman – Musician, teacher, founder of Rock Band Land, and the Verdi Club’s own master of sound

 

Hosted by Beth Lisick and Arline Klatte.  Podcast produced by Briana Breen. From November 2012 at San Francisco’s Verdi Club.


Direct download: PL_GreenRoom.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:01am PDT

Stories from:

Tom Rhodes - comedian, actor, and travel writer 

Tamar Adler - chef, teacher, author, and editor

Lyrics Born  - rapper, producer, songwriter, and epic tweeter  

Caitlin Myer - novelist, playwright, and founder of the literary reading series Portuguese Artists Colony

April Whitney - book publicist and occasional ghostwriter for Boo the world’s cutest dog 

Michael Ian Black - comedian, actor, writer, and director


Hosted by Beth Lisick and Arline Klatte.  Music by Marc Capelle.  Podcast produced by Briana Breen. From October 2012 at San Francisco’s Verdi Club.

Direct download: PL_DogAndPony.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:41am PDT