The Storycast The many chapters of life that tell the stories of us… Finding the common thread in different types of stories.

November 18, 2018  

Hello Storycast Podcast listeners! This is a long overdue update on the state of the show. Consider this abrupt absentia an ill-advised and unfortunate pause for the show. While I love producing The Storycast, I've also seen two companies I operate uptick in my demand, as well as time allocated with my two young children at a premium.

This break is a real-life sabbatical, allowing for parallel social, historical, and institutional research on the state of the world, life, and humanity as a whole. The Storycast WILL return, with important stories about life, love, and truth.

Until then – think, feel, and wonder a bit more...

June 1, 2018  

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Please standby till mid-June. #storycastpodcast

April 30, 2018  
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SEASON 3 | CHAPTER 8 -
Take a deep dive into our bodies’ ability to adapt and change... to both antiquate and grow anew. A new discovery shows firsthand the incredible adaptability of life to fiercely fight for survival.

MUSIC -
Poddington Bear "Lens Flare"
Blue Dot Sessions "Toothless Slope"
Victor Rathnayake "Hopalu Wana Petha"
Poddington Bear "Winter Walk"

RESEARCH - 
https://bit.ly/2r85so8
https://n.pr/2HRwE4R

All music is provided royalty-free in the public domain via:
http://www.freemusicarchive.org

Written & produced by: @russellsilva

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April 1, 2018  

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SEASON 3 | CHAPTER 7 -
The origin of a hoax… Why do we go to such elaborate lengths to trick each other when normally such a thing would be considered rude, deceitful, or even criminal? The anatomy of the many pranks of March 32nd...

MUSIC -
David Hilowitz "Passe Compose"
Dee Yan-Key "World Circus"
David Hilowitz "Ephemera"
Borrtex "Motion"

All music is provided royalty-free in the public domain via: http://www.freemusicarchive.org

Written & produced by: @russellsilva

Check out "Doubting Thomas" from Cliff Hansen:
http://doubtingthomas.thecomicseries.com/

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February 28, 2018  

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SEASON 3 | CHAPTER 6 -
What if something inside of you right now was in and of itself immortal? If all of those interlocking chains and dominos in your life created a butterfly effect that evolved into something entirely beautiful... Something immortal. Something that could transform the face of modern medicine… Something hidden from your family for thirty years… An origin story unknown by most people today. So it was for Henrietta Lacks.

SCORE - Scott Holmes
"Oscar's Missing"
"Something in the Distance"
"Drift"
"Discovery"
"Days Gone By"
"Postcards"
http://www.scottholmesmusic.com

Written & produced by: @russellsilva

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January 28, 2018  

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SEASON 3 | CHAPTER 5 - 

Who are YOU exactly? What truly defines your being and how does your body really fit in? Discover how your mind tricks you, your heart betrays you, and exactly how your lens never changes from birth.

MUSIC -
Kai Engel "Meekness"
Daniel Birch "Set Adrift"
Kai Engel " Holiday"
Sergey Cheremisinov "True Love"
Aitua "Elements"

All music is provided royalty-free in the public domain via: www.freemusicarchive.org

Research - 
https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2015/12/30/10690560/time-speed-accelerate-age-new-year
https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/06/28/483732115/how-old-is-your-body-really

Written & produced by: @russellsilva
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December 23, 2017  

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SEASON 3 | CHAPTER 4 -
Tucked away within the traditional caroles of the season, we find unique people whose tales tell of selfless giving, nomadic boozing, and scandalous necking in the woods. Uncover the real stories behind these holiday classics…

MUSIC -
Lee Rosovere "A Ukulele for Christmas"
York Minister Choir "Good King Wenceslas"
Claire College SIngers "Here We Come A-Wassailing" & "Jingle Bells"

All music is provided royalty-free in the public domain via: www.freemusicarchive.org

Written & produced by: @russellsilva

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November 30, 2017  

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SEASON 3 | CHAPTER 3 - 
In a desolate wasteland where the muck & wet begged for the Christmas wish of a hard frost, isolation in close quarters led to an improbable ceasefire, a handshake of tobacco, and voices lifted in song. Discover exactly what the Christmas Truce of 1914 means for our sense of common humanity…

MUSIC - 
Circus Marcus "La Tapa Improvisada"
David Szesztay "Backward"
Lee Rosovere "Christmas Eve At Midnight"
David Szesztay "Above Us"
Circus Marcus "La Brise"
Maya Solovy "Silent Night"

All music is provided royalty-free in the public domain via: www.freemusicarchive.org

Written & produced by: @russellsilva

Research:
Dan Carlin's Hardcore History "Blueprint for Armageddon I-V" (2014)
Stanley Weintraub's "Silent Night: The Remarkable Christmas Truce 1914" (2015)

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October 31, 2017  

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SEASON 3 | CHAPTER 2 - 
What does a downtown ambush, a hunted tribe, and a courtroom's hysteria all have in common? They each just might take place in Anytown, U.S.A. Discover what both the property of inertia and a broken clock always have in common.

MUSIC - 
Blue Dot Sessions - "4 Point Path"
Barryvan - "Perdue No. 4"
Oliver Barrett - "Solo Cello (Live at Cafe OTO)"
Circus Marcus – "Introduction"

All music is provided royalty-free in the public domain via: www.freemusicarchive.org

Written & produced by: @russellsilva

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September 30, 2017  

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SEASON 3 | CHAPTER 1 - 
A missing journalist, an oddball inventor, and a mystery at sea. The story rarely is ever in the facts… it's in the missing pieces. Discover what's hiding at the crossroads of proximity and memory.

MUSIC - 
Circus Marcus – "Intro Outro" | 
Inaequalis – "Muaddib" | 
Circus Marcus – "Cadiquo tu No" | 
Kai Engel – "Moonlight Reprise"

All music is provided royalty-free in the public domain via: www.freemusicarchive.org

Remembering Kim Wall:
www.gofundme.com/rememberingkimwall

Written & produced by: @russellsilva

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