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A Trick for Finding Story-Worthy Moments in Your Daily Life

A Trick for Finding Story-Worthy Moments in Your Daily Life

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Aug. 12 2015 5:55 PM

Where to Find the Best Stories

Matthew Dicks shares a five-minute routine to make us all better storytellers and slow down the passage of time.

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Storyteller Matt Dicks onstage, finger ready.

Photo Illustration by Slate. Photo Courtesy Matt Dicks.

Listen to Episode 318 of Slate’s The Gist:

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Today on The Gist, professional storyteller Matthew Dicks returns to share a daily exercise for every aspiring storyteller. He’s the author of Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend. For the Spiel: Mike Pesca may not vocal-fry, but he sure hears complaints about his voice.

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