The Last of Deidrene's Favorites

The Last of Deidrene's Favorites

The Apple Seed

  • May 24, 2017 6:00 am
  • 58:28 mins

Deidrene Crisanto has been an assistant producer on The Apple Seed since 2014, and has now officially graduated from Brigham Young University. She'll be moving on to embrace the many adventures that await her in her post-graduate future. As a goodbye gift she's compiled some of her favorite stories and interview excerpts to express her love and appreciation for being a part of this team and the storytelling world. Stories and interviews included in this episode: Max Brooks (2:32) Max Brooks is the author of several books and we got to interview him about his graphic novel The Harlem Hellfighters. You can listen to the rest of the interview on The Harlem Hellfighters episode and you can learn more about Max Brooks by visiting maxbrooks.com Nate Dimeo (6:43) Nate Dimeo is the host and producer of The Memory Palace, a podcast that tells the story of often overlooked or forgotten people and facts from history. You can discover, or re-discover, the rest of the interview here: Narrative Memory. You can listen to The Memory Palace at this site: thememorypalace.us or wherever you get your podcasts from. Lyn Ford (13:35) Lyn Ford is a fourth-generation, nationally recognized, Affrilachian\* storyteller, who according to her, is the first person in her family to get paid for running their mouth. (Affrilachian was a word created by Frank X Walker which denotes someone of African American heritage who is from the Appalachia region). You can hear the rest of the interview here: Lyn Ford Stories. Learn more about the very talented Lyn Ford by visiting www.storytellerlynford.com The Apple Seed and Aliens (21:00) With an entire episode dedicated to the theme of extraterrestial encounters, you can hear the rest of the excerpt as well as many other interviews on that topic on our episode: Alien Encounters and Ufology. Idaho by Hunter Phillips (30:47) Written by Hunter Phillips, this story was the fruit of a collaborative effort from Deidrene and a few of her friends. The background music in this story was written and performed by Danny & Dallin Hunt and you can find more of their work at soundcloud.com/dallin-danny. Listen to the rest of the episode by clicking on: What's Your Story? Cyrano de Bergerac (46:47) One of the final scenes of Cyrano de Bergerac performend by Sam, our host, Suzanne, Noah, and Leah of the Acting Company. They regularly come and perform readings of classic literature in front of a studio audience. Heaven and Hell by Motoko (52:37) An old woman journeys to see a wise man to learn the fate of her soul and learns the importance of attitude and gratitude. That story comes from the album, Tales of Now & Zen. Utilizing her cultural heritage in her storytelling career, you can learn more about Motoko by visiting motoko.folktales.net And from all of us here on The Apple Seed: Thanks Lady Dream and best wishes!