The Gist: storytelling with Matthew Dicks and Rick Perry’s advice for race relations.

What Indiana Jones Could Learn From a Moth Storyteller

What Indiana Jones Could Learn From a Moth Storyteller

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
July 6 2015 6:02 PM

Telling Stories: Do It Better

Moth champ Matthew Dicks returns with more tips for storytellers and some tough-love advice for Steven Spielberg.

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Indiana Jones would flunk out on The Moth stage.

Movie Still from Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

Listen to Episode 291 of Slate’s The Gist:

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On The Gist, Matthew Dicks offers more tricks for helping Gist listeners tell better stories. You’re welcome. This class focuses on how to bring the emotions behind our experiences into how we tell our stories. Dicks is the author of Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend. For the Spiel, Rick Perry holds the Democrats accountable for race relations in America.

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.