I’m pleased to announce that my first two podcast episodes are now up on iTunes on my very own iTunes page. Click here to visit the League of Inveterate Poets Podcast on iTunes. Click the Subscribe button there to have new episodes delivered automatically to your iTunes. Alternatively, you can subscribe in your feed reader […]
Here’s a new edit of my story of middle school terror and certain doom. I went all out on this one in preparation for my upcoming storytelling podcast. I was able to improve the audio of the voice considerably (warming it up with some equalization), and added a theme song and background music. Would love […]
Story I performed at The Monti Story Slam on 22 June 2010. A tale of unrequited love and the most terrifying movie of all time. WARNING: Contains explicit language. (NOTE: I’ve begun experimenting with a podcast, hoping to put up at least one of my stories each week. I’m shifting hosting to my own site, […]
From comedian and storyteller Dylan Brody: “At one point a man that I work with a lot came to me and said, ‘Okay, I’m working on this story, and I think it’s like one of yours–it’s personally revealing–but I can’t figure out what the point is in it.’ And that was when it dawned on […]
“Some men are Baptists, others Catholics; my father was an Oldsmobile man!” – Jean Shepherd as “Ralphie” in the film A Christmas Story Recently an illness kept me confined to the bed for a couple of weeks. During that time, podcasts on my iPhone were my friend and companion. I have a number of favorites […]
Mark Traphagen (aka Foolish Sage) is a lover of dark beers and darker music, of things that are but are not as they seem, of contexts taken out of context to become new contexts, of stories that point to a bigger Story. Mark lives in Durham, NC, with his wife and pet Macbook Pro. He has two married daughters and six grandchildren, and works by day for Virante, an Internet Marketing firm.