Friday, September 25, 2020
Zoom Meeting Link: https://bit.ly/SSPInfoSession
New and returning Stanford students are warmly invited to join the staff of the Stanford Storytelling Project for a brief and casual information session about working with the Storytelling Project. Learn more about our virtual offerings this year – from StoryLab to the Writer’s Studio to new programming designed to invite us to “meet the moment” we’re currently facing. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
by Jackson Roach
It’s easy to forget about all the little sounds, the pops and rustles and scratches and clicks that surround me in my everyday life. I’m constantly filtering through, focusing past, drowning out all these sounds. And this is especially true with my daily devices.
by Bonnie Swift.
All my friends are playing chess again, and it all started with a story by Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich at WNYC’s RadioLab. A recent show called Games has a zippy story called The Rules Can Set You Free [21:57] that’s enough to inspire even the most out-‐of-‐practice player back to the chessboard.
By Bonnie Swift
Haunted. I felt haunted when I first listened to Scott Carrier’s, The Test on This American Life, in 2001. Now, more than ten years later, this story is still etched in my memory like few stories are. It’s a story about Carrier driving through the Utah countryside, in search of people with schizophrenia.