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Story Pirates

Gimlet Media

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 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

Location:

United States

Networks:

Gimlet Media

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

The Boy Who Had a Pet Ice Cube/The Not-So-Safe Safe (feat. Mary Holland and Alex Boniello)

4/15/2021
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

Duration:00:35:08

The Peach/Ten Tigers

4/8/2021
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

Duration:00:36:37

DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Spring Break Mixtape 2021

4/1/2021
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

Duration:00:44:00

The Lost Spoon/Backwards Town

3/25/2021
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...

Duration:00:39:35

The Ant Who Saved Her Colony/The Boy Who Couldn't Stop Crying

3/18/2021
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

Duration:00:30:22

The Boy Who Mailed Himself to Australia/The Story of the Plumber’s Hideous Yodels (feat. Parvesh Cheena)

3/11/2021
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...

Duration:00:40:00

I’m Toast, Man/The Adventures of Harold Jordan (feat. Maulik Pancholy)

3/4/2021
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

Duration:00:37:18

Deep Cuts #4

2/25/2021
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

Duration:00:26:28

Deep Cuts #3

2/18/2021
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

Duration:00:27:14

Deep Cuts #2

2/11/2021
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

Duration:00:30:23

Deep Cuts #1

2/4/2021
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 Case of the Missing Files,” “Ladybug Tickle Day” and “Zach’s Story.” For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:23:22

Millions of Stars/The Invention Convention (feat. Starr Busby)

12/17/2020
The Story Pirates arrive at their undersea destination. Featuring two new stories: “Millions of Stars,” a musical meditation on the origins of the universe, featuring Starr Busby and written by Aditya, a 5 year old from Canada, and “The Invention Convention,” a time-bending story about never giving up, written by a 9 year old from Montana named Owen. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:37:56

An Interview with Lilli Cooper

12/14/2020
Lee talks to actor and singer Lilli Cooper (star of the new Story Pirates bedtime show Sleep Squad) about growing up in a family of performers and her professional journey, including her role as Sandy Cheeks in SpongeBob Squarepants: The Broadway Musical. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:23:45

If Dogs Are Janitors/Zombies Ate My Homework!!!!!! (feat. Larry Owens)

12/10/2020
Baby With A Mustache founds a start-up. Featuring two new stories: “If Dogs Are Janitors,” a song about a lucky pup (Larry Owens) working his dream job, written by Shea, a 9 year old from Illinois, and “Zombies Ate My Homework!!!!!!” a multi-platform tale about the academic tastes of the undead, written by an 11 year old from California named Paxton. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:33:32

Undercover Birthday/Trapped in a Basketball (feat. Rachel Dratch and Will Swenson)

12/3/2020
The Story Pirates help Meryl the Mermaid (Rachel Dratch) in her quest to win the 65th Annual Mermaid Tail Competition. Featuring two new stories: “Undercover Birthday,” a song about a classified celebration for a super secret spy (Will Swenson), written by Isaiah, a 9 year old from Ohio, and “Trapped in a Basketball,” a story about a kid who learns the hard way just how the ball bounces, written by a 9 year old from Pennsylvania named Ethan. For more from the Story Pirates, visit...

Duration:00:41:46

DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Thanksgiving Mixtape 2020

11/25/2020
In this special bonus episode, DJ Squrim-a-Lot provides the soundtrack to your Thanksgiving feast, featuring some of our favorite songs and deep cuts from the podcast. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:54:15

Funny Animals/The Pancake Heist

11/19/2020
The Story Pirates try out a new, complicated board game. Featuring two new stories: “Funny Animals,” a story about going to the circus that is also about NOT going to the circus, written by Corinne, an 8 year old from Ohio, and “The Pancake Heist,” the tale of a team of squirrels trying to pull of the greatest score of their careers, written by a 10 year old from Pennsylvania named Fiona. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:40:15

My Mouth Ran Away/The Zinc Sink With the Kink in the Link Problem (feat. Alison Pill)

11/12/2020
Mother Porpoise (Alison Pill) revives her rivalry with Meghan. Featuring two new stories, “My Mouth Ran Away,” a story about a rebellious mouth by Eleanor, an 11 year old from Japan, and “The Zinc Sink With the Kink in the Link Problem,” a rhyming tale about the weird solution to a weird problem, written by two brothers from Illinois named Bennet and Cillian. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:33:10

The Gold Tiara/The Blog Story

11/5/2020
Nimene searches for a new purpose. Featuring two new stories: “The Gold Tiara,” an epic fantasy tale about two kids who save the world from a dark power, written by Sydney, an 11 year old from Delaware, and “The Blog Story,” about a high-pressure newsroom looking for their next big scoop, written by a 10 year old from New Jersey named Mackenzie. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:38:28

Rockstar/The Creepy Weepy Dollhouse

10/29/2020
Lee meets a spider. Featuring two new stories: “Rockstar,” a story about a mistaken identity that proves anyone can take center stage, by Olivia, a 10 year old from Washington, and “The Creepy Weepy Dollhouse,” a spooky tale about a spooky house with a spooky name, written by an 8 year old from North Carolina named Emery. For more from the Story Pirates, visit storypirates.com/news

Duration:00:38:23