Tales from the Soggy Doggy Coffee Shop
Tales from the Soggy Doggy Coffee Shop
Soggy Doggy Coffee Shop
What happens when a dog decides to launch a poetry podcast series out of a coffee shop? One part radio theatre, one part interviews with popular children’s poets, one part silliness.
Episode 6 – Dancing Planets & Marching Bands (Personification)
Where are all of Thelma’s customers today? And why is Roland carrying that accordion? Join JR, Henry, and the entire cast in a personification-filled episode including a Tennis Ball Catching Championship and an interview with award-winning author and poet Allan Wolf.
Jan 24, 2020
32 min
Episode 5 – Garden Gates & Pogo Sticks (Similes)
Boing, boing, CRASH! Why is Roland on a pogo stick inside Thelma’s coffee shop? It’s a simile-filled episode including a trailer for “Simile: The Movie,” Thelma’s mother on board a submarine, and Henry and a reluctant JR singing a ukulele-led duet. With special guest, widely-published author and award-winning poet Marilyn Singer.
May 30, 2019
25 min
Episode 4 – Chili Dogs and Pupsicles (Puns)
Drip, drip, drip… It’s a soggy day in the coffee shop when Thelma’s roof starts leaking all over JR’s table. Join the cast in this pun-filled episode. Written and created by author/poet Eric Ode. With special guest; author, anthologist, and former US Children’s Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt.
Feb 23, 2019
27 min
Episode 3 – Swish! Splash! Crash! (Onomatopoeia)
Someone grab a wrench. And ear plugs. It’s a hissing, grinding, clanking coffee shop when Thelma’s espresso machine falls apart. Join JR and the rest of the gang along with special guest, author and poet Irene Latham.
Jan 8, 2019
22 min
Episode 2 – Bent & Broken Bicycles (Alliteration)
Episode 2 - Maybe dogs should not ride bicycles. Or at least not while carrying an umbrella. Join JR, Roland, Thelma, and Henry as JR tries to repair his bent and broken bicycle while launching a podcast episode on alliteration. With special guest, author and poet Charles Ghigna.
Dec 26, 2018
22 min
Episode 1 – Tractors & Grasshoppers (What is Poetry?)
What happens when a dog decides to launch a poetry podcast series from a coffee shop? Join JR, Roland, Thelma, and Henry along with special guest, author and poet Janet Wong, as they ask the question WHAT IS POETRY? A family-friendly podcast!
Dec 26, 2018
25 min