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Stories from Real Life: A Podcast for Real People

Stories from Real Life: A Podcast for Real People

Melvin E. Edwards

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Award-winning journalist and author Melvin E. Edwards interviews one fascinating guest per episode and helps navigate that storyteller beyond the "what" and digs to the "why" and the "how." Everyone has their stories to tell, so you'll probably see yourself in some of these tales. Shared experiences make us a community. A podcast by great storytellers for those who enjoy listening to great stories. Guest introductions are done by Jon Williams. The original theme song is performed by Bombay Beach Revival; Show notes and sponsor links are all available at www.podcastreallife.com.
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What is Real Life and Other Fantasies: A Storytelling Podcast about?

Unleashing the enrapturing power of narrative, "Stories from Real Life" offers a mesmerizing blend of true-life accounts with the enticing allure of fantastical elements. Think of it as a two-way mirror - one side reflecting the gritty reality of human experiences, the other side sparkling with the magic of solicited imagination. Every episode plunges listeners into the ever-blurring boundary between fiction and reality, hand-delivering tales that tickle your senses, stimulate your thoughts, and tug at your heartstrings. Rooted deeply in a rich tradition of storytelling, this podcast acts as a glorious stage for vibrant voices and their enchanting anecdotes.

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Podcast Q&A

Why did you start this show?

I started this show because I'm curious about what makes people tick. I want to know why they made the decisions they made and how those decisions influenced the success they have enjoyed. Everyone's resume tells you what they have done in life. I dig to find out why and how.

What do you hope listeners gain from listening to your show?

I hope listeners find a commonality and become part of this community. The stories we share make us who we are. The stories we connect to build bonds.

Which episode should someone start with?

I recommend starting with the Bob Kendrick episode. He is such a compelling storyteller.

Which have been your favourite episodes so far?

My two favorites were the ones with Bob Kendrick and Has Boas because baseball and language really excite me.

Which episode are you most proud of?

I'm most proud of the Texas German episode with Dr. Hans Boas.

How did you come up with the name for your podcast?

When I was writing my genealogy books, I realized that facts don't always matter to some people. "Real life" is what people tell themselves it is. It's sort of a fantasy to some, yet remains the truest part of real life for the ones who hold those beliefs.

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How many episodes does Stories from Real Life: A Podcast for Real People have?

Stories from Real Life: A Podcast for Real People currently has 52 episodes available.

What topics does Stories from Real Life: A Podcast for Real People cover?

The podcast is about Society & Culture, Personal Journals, Podcasts, Social Sciences and Science.

What is the most popular episode on Stories from Real Life: A Podcast for Real People?

The episode title 'CCM Pioneer Bryan Duncan' is the most popular.

What is the average episode length on Stories from Real Life: A Podcast for Real People?

The average episode length on Stories from Real Life: A Podcast for Real People is 46 minutes.

How often are episodes of Stories from Real Life: A Podcast for Real People released?

Episodes of Stories from Real Life: A Podcast for Real People are typically released every 7 days.

When was the first episode of Stories from Real Life: A Podcast for Real People?

The first episode of Stories from Real Life: A Podcast for Real People was released on Jul 4, 2023.

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