Story Pirates
Story Pirates
Gimlet
The Story Pirates believe that kids are creative geniuses. All of them. The Story Pirates are a nationally renowned group of top comedians, musicians, best-selling authors, and incredible teachers with fifteen years of experience creating content that celebrates the imaginations of kids. Winner of both the 2020 iHeartRadio Award and the Webby Award for Best Kids and Family Podcast, The Story Pirates Podcast is one of the top kids and family podcasts in the world. The Pirates have released three critically acclaimed middle-grade books with Random House Children’s Books and several award-winning albums, all based on ideas from kids around the world. The Creator Club, their subscription service, features activities, live-streamed classes, a weekend radio show, and videos to entertain and encourage creativity for kids at home. Get the latest from the Story Pirates at storypirates.com/news
The Boy Who Had a Pet Ice Cube/The Not-So-Safe Safe (feat. Mary Holland and Alex Boniello)
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
Apr 15
34 min
The Peach/Ten Tigers
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
Apr 8
35 min
DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Spring Break Mixtape 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
Apr 1
43 min
The Lost Spoon/Backwards Town
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 the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
Mar 25
39 min
The Ant Who Saved Her Colony/The Boy Who Couldn't Stop Crying
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
Mar 18
29 min
The Boy Who Mailed Himself to Australia/The Story of the Plumber’s Hideous Yodels (feat. Parvesh Cheena)
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 Yodels,” a terrifying tale about sounds that take physical form, written by a 10 year old from Pennsylvania named Molly.  For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news
Mar 11
39 min
I’m Toast, Man/The Adventures of Harold Jordan (feat. Maulik Pancholy)
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
Mar 4
36 min
Deep Cuts #4
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
Feb 25
25 min
Deep Cuts #3
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
Feb 18
26 min
Deep Cuts #2
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
Feb 11
30 min
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