Story Pirates podcast

Story Pirates

The award-winning Story Pirates Podcast takes stories written by kids and turns them into sketch comedy and songs. Made up of talented comedians, songwriters, and frequent celebrity guests, the Story Pirates inspire kids to create, bringing laughter to kids and grownups of all ages with hilarious sketches, catchy original songs from all genres, and interviews with the creative geniuses behind the stories… kids!

The award-winning Story Pirates Podcast takes stories written by kids and turns them into sketch comedy and songs. Made up of talented comedians, songwriters, and frequent celebrity guests, the Story Pirates inspire kids to create, bringing laughter to kids and grownups of all ages with hilarious sketches, catchy original songs from all genres, and interviews with the creative geniuses behind the stories… kids!

 

#346

DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Summer BBQ Mixtape (Summer Throwback)

To celebrate our brand new album Key Change World (coming 7/19), we’re throwing back to some of DJ Squirm-a-Lot’s favorite mixtapes from years past. ... Read more

15 Jul 2024

52 MINS

52:08

15 Jul 2024


#345

Punsicles

Today’s new story is about a cool and delicious summer treat that causes the eater to become PUNishingly funny. Written by Mateo, age 6, in New York. ... Read more

11 Jul 2024

16 MINS

16:34

11 Jul 2024


#344

DJ Squirm-a-Lot’s Summer Mixtape 2024

A brand new mixtape from the world’s greatest DJ who also happens to be a worm, the perfect soundtrack to your summer road trips, BBQ’s, pool parties and more! And grownups, pre-save our new album Key Change World at storypirates.com/podcast for a chance to win a personalized video from DJ Squirm-a-Lot for your kids! ... Read more

03 Jul 2024

44 MINS

44:53

03 Jul 2024


#343

The Superhero Who Didn’t Know How To Save

Have you ever wondered what your superpower would be if YOU were a superhero? What if your superpower was something that you already have, and you just didn’t realize it? Today’s brand new story, written by Naomi, age 7, in Minnesota, is about a character who discovers just that. ... Read more

27 Jun 2024

18 MINS

18:14

27 Jun 2024


#342

The Baby Who Never Grew

Have you ever heard the saying ‘babies grow up so fast’? Well it’s true! Except in today’s brand new story by a 7 year old in Florida named Charlie. ... Read more

20 Jun 2024

16 MINS

16:33

20 Jun 2024


#341

The Dad and the Magician

Today’s new story is about two of life’s great mysteries: magic and dads. Written by a nine year old from Washington DC named Amara. ... Read more

13 Jun 2024

17 MINS

17:39

13 Jun 2024


#340

The Ruler of the Book World

There’s nothing like curling up with a good book, is there? Unless, maybe, those books come to life? Today’s brand new story comes to us from a nine year old in Michigan named Max. ... Read more

06 Jun 2024

18 MINS

18:46

06 Jun 2024


#339

Frosty and The Mohawk

Today’s bonus episode features a brand new story written by over a hundred different members of the Story Pirates Creator Club!  The next Create a Story session is coming July 20th at 1:30pm ET.  Grownups, your kids can join Peter and Lee to make a new story in a virtual Create a Story session on July 20th and hear it come to life on the podcast! Create a Story Zooms happen four times per year for our Premium Creator Club members. To join us, sign up for a Premium membership at storypirates.com/creatorclub All Creator Club memberships also include Podcast Plus, where you can hear even more bonus episodes like this one and listen to the Story Pirates Podcast ad-free! ... Read more

03 Jun 2024

12 MINS

12:41

03 Jun 2024


#338

When Nachos Become Smart

Today we bring you the story of nachos who are intent on taking over the world, and the mom they claim as their queen, written by a 12 year old from Canada named Olivia. ... Read more

30 May 2024

17 MINS

17:42

30 May 2024


#337

The Highest Bidder

We’re back with a new story every week until season 7 starts in the fall! Today we have for you the story of an auction gone wrong, written by 12 year old from Wisconsin named Liam. ... Read more

23 May 2024

15 MINS

15:48

23 May 2024


#336

Chair Dances!/Spicy Noodles

In part 2 of our season finale, the Story Pirates find themselves at…the Beginning. Featuring two new stories: “Chair Dances!”, a song about a group of siblings who dream of starring in a reality television show that features Broadway stars, written by Onni, a 13 year old from Massachusetts, and “Spicy Noodles,” a story about a high stakes bet and the spiciest ramen anyone has ever tasted, written by a 9 year old from Canada named David.  ... Read more

09 May 2024

44 MINS

44:29

09 May 2024


#335

Lima Bean With a Limousine/Giant Robot Particle on the Loose! And Now Aliens!

In part 1 of our season finale, the Story Pirates are pulled into a mysterious realm. Featuring two new stories: “Lima Bean with a Limousine,” a song about an ambitious legume who spends a milli on new wheels, written by Noah, a 9 year old from Canada, and “Giant Robot Particle on the Loose! And Now Aliens!”, a story about what happens when an intergalactic menace meets Minnesota nice, written by an 8 year old from Minnesota named Samantha.  ... Read more

02 May 2024

37 MINS

37:53

02 May 2024


#334

Mr. Man

What happens when the town mayor forgets something very important every single day? And what happens when that very important thing is…wearing pants? Find out in today’s brand new story, by a 10 year old from Ontario, Canada named Iris. ... Read more

25 Apr 2024

16 MINS

16:04

25 Apr 2024


#333

DJ Squirm-a-Lot’s Spring Break Mixtape 2024

Spring has sprung and so has a brand new mixtape from the world’s greatest DJ who also happens to be a worm. ... Read more

15 Apr 2024

47 MINS

47:22

15 Apr 2024


#332

Llama’s Big Day/Taste Testing New Live Tonight (feat. Miguel Cervantes)

A visit to a famous furniture store splits the Story Pirates into warring factions that behave a lot like they’re in a famous musical. Featuring two new stories: “Llama’s Big Day,” where special guest Miguel Cervantes sings about a performing llama who learns their lines and cuts the cheese, by Frosina, a nine year old from Massachusetts, and “Taste Testing New Live Tonight,” a story about a novice taste tester in a high stakes situation, by a 9 year old from California named Colton. ... Read more

11 Apr 2024

38 MINS

38:21

11 Apr 2024


#331

The Ultimate Cheese Event/Three Jobs For a Bear (feat. Stephanie Hsu)

Rachel and Eric travel to a printer repair shop run by an eccentric printer repairwoman (Stephanie Hsu). Featuring two new stories: “The Ultimate Cheese Event,” a story about the intersection of politics and dairy, written by Colin, a 13 year old from California, and “Three Jobs for a Bear,” a story about a wild animal’s experience in the job market, written by a 9 year old from New York named Stella. ... Read more

04 Apr 2024

41 MINS

41:02

04 Apr 2024


#330

Stuck!

What happens when two arch enemies are literally stuck together for 10 whole weeks? Find out in today’s new story, written by a 10 year old from Australia named Kate. ... Read more

28 Mar 2024

17 MINS

17:39

28 Mar 2024


#329

The Balloon That Never Stopped Floating/The Honey of Revenge (feat. Jo Firestone)

Smitty and Nimene travel below New York City to a rat city run by a Rat Czar (Jo Firestone). Featuring two new stories: “The Balloon That Never Stopped Floating,” a song about what would happen if a balloon drifted into outer space, written by Jack, a 6 year old from Tennessee, and “The Honey of Revenge,” a story about bees taking matters into their own hands, written by a 12 year old from Oregon named Elsa. ... Read more

21 Mar 2024

39 MINS

39:58

21 Mar 2024


#328

Air Hog!/The Ugly Dance Contest (feat. Kirby)

Remember Rolo’s grandpa Rollissimo? And remember that French lady Rocquerita (Kirby) from episode 1 of this season? Well, they’re back and eating pizza in Italy. Featuring two new stories: “Air Hog!”, a story about a product for your groundhog that you MUST have immediately, written by Jude, an 11 year old from Tennessee, and “The Ugly Dance Contest,” a story about the dance sensation for misshapen vegetables that everyone is talking about, written by a 9 year old from North Carolina named Claudia. ... Read more

14 Mar 2024

38 MINS

38:18

14 Mar 2024


#327

Pudding’s Destiny

Today’s bonus episode features a brand new story written by over a hundred different members of the Story Pirates Creator Club!  The next Create a Story session is coming April 18th! Grownups, your kids can join Peter and Lee to make a new story in a virtual Create a Story session on April 18th and hear it come to life on the podcast! Create a Story Zooms happen four times per year for our Premium Creator Club members. To join us, sign up for a Premium membership at storypirates.com/creatorclub All Creator Club memberships also include Podcast Plus, where you can hear even more bonus episodes like this one and listen to the Story Pirates Podcast ad-free! ... Read more

11 Mar 2024

15 MINS

15:49

11 Mar 2024


#326

Bring Your Parents To School Day/The Fridge That Lived (feat. Kelly Marie Tran)

Siegfried the Viking and Baby With a Mustache visit New York City’s Central Park, where they meet a famous pop star (Kelly Marie Tran). Featuring two new stories: “Bring Your Parents To School Day,” a story about the impressive ability of parents to embarrass their children, written by Hendrix, a 10 year old from Australia, and “The Fridge That Lived,” a tale about the consequences of combining kitchen appliances with mad science, written by a 10 year old from Ontario, Canada named Keira.  ... Read more

07 Mar 2024

40 MINS

40:57

07 Mar 2024


#325

Listen Now: The Cat in the Hat Cast - “Trust Falls”

Today we’re thrilled to share an episode of the brand new podcast The Cat in the Hat Cast. And guess what - the Story Pirates helped make the entire first season of the show! [It’s out now] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-cat-in-the-hat-cast/id1700518187?ign-itscg=30200&ign-itsct=wondery_podcasts) , with new episodes every week for free, wherever you listen to podcasts. Check it out today! ... Read more

04 Mar 2024

30 MINS

30:19

04 Mar 2024


#324

The Zippy Dinosaur

Today we bring you a story about one of the greatest art forms ever created: dinosaur dancing, as imagined by a 9 year old from Missouri named Enoch. ... Read more

29 Feb 2024

16 MINS

16:37

29 Feb 2024


#323

MIGRATION: The Boy Who Wanted a Friend

In this special bonus episode, the Story Pirates reveal the winner of the Migration story contest and thank everyone who sent in a story. ... Read more

26 Feb 2024

16 MINS

16:26

26 Feb 2024


#322

Key Change World/The Boy Who Wanted To Be Famous (feat. Felicia Day)

Peter takes an unusual taxi cab ride with an even more unusual crab driver (Felicia Day). Featuring two new stories: “Key Change World,” a kaleidoscopic journey to a world made up of the building blocks of music, written by Jonas, a 5 year old from California, and “The Boy Who Wanted To Be Famous,” a story about the futility of seeking fame on the internet, written by an 11 year old from Missouri named Hugo. ... Read more

22 Feb 2024

40 MINS

40:40

22 Feb 2024


#321

The Flavour Thief/Too Many Buttons

Lee, Rolo and Meghan visit one of the most famous places in New York City: Wall Street! Featuring two new stories: “The Flavour Thief,” a mystery about a culinary bandit and the two kids who hunt him down, written by Lailah, a 10 year old from Canada, and “Too Many Buttons,” a story about absurd automotive technology, written by an 8 year old from Washington named Aidan. ... Read more

15 Feb 2024

40 MINS

40:05

15 Feb 2024