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Speak Up Storytelling

By Matthew and Elysha Dicks

Learn to tell better stories from the producers of Speak Up, a Hartford-based storytelling organization. 36-time Moth StorySLAM champion and 6-time GrandSLAM champion Matthew Dicks partners with his wife, Elysha Dicks, to share stories recorded from years of Speak Up shows and offer strategies and advice on these stories, all in an effort to help you tell the best stories.

  1. 1.
    John Smith-Horn: "I'm Late"1/22/2020
    1:16:07
  2. 2.
    Devan Sandiford: "Words Matter"1/15/2020
    1:06:42
  3. 3.
    Storytelling Forensics: "The Avocado Melt"1/9/2020
    1:04:19
  4. 4.
    John Cuyler: "The Cavalry"1/1/2020
    1:14:31
  5. 5.
    Storytelling Forensics: "Searching for the Holy Grail"12/25/2019
    1:30:57
  6. 6.
    Live from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health with Kathy Binder (Part 2)12/18/2019
    57:41
  7. 7.
    Live from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health with Kathy Binder (Part 1)12/11/2019
    48:38
  8. 8.
    Joey Meyer: "Nice job, Joey"12/4/2019
    1:11:45
  1. 9.
    "Twenty-one Truths About Love" Book Launch11/27/2019
    2:04:09
  2. 10.
    Storytelling Forensics: "Naked and Wet"11/21/2019
    1:28:02
  3. 11.
    Chris Gaffney: "Suddenly there was a baby"11/12/2019
    1:31:29
  4. 12.
    Live from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health (Part 2)11/5/2019
    1:13:08
  5. 13.
    Live from Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health (Part 1)10/31/2019
    1:22:55
  6. 14.
    Matthew Dicks: "Noah Webster House Improv"10/26/2019
    37:52
  7. 15.
    Bobby Klau: "Attitude Trumps Circumstance"10/14/2019
    1:17:59
  8. 16.
    Matthew Dicks: "Why Is This So Hard For You?"10/8/2019
    1:12:41
  9. 17.
    Carla Katz: "I've Got a Guy"10/1/2019
    1:17:10
  10. 18.
    Elva Guo: "Finding Uncle John"9/25/2019
    55:56
  11. 19.
    Storyworthy book launch (Part 2) [rebroadcast]9/17/2019
    1:03:33
  12. 20.
    Storyworthy book launch (Part 1) [rebroadcast]9/17/2019
    48:00
  13. 21.
    Amanda Caverzasi: "Did He Just Call Me a Mother?"9/10/2019
    1:02:33
  14. 22.
    Esam Boray: Ten Seconds of Courage9/3/2019
    1:21:39
  15. 23.
    The Tragedy of Seattle: An Abbreviated Episode8/26/2019
    19:39
  16. 24.
    Joe Basile: "Misinterpretations"8/5/2019
    1:12:16
  17. 25.
    Eric Feeney: "A Thin Concrete Wall"7/29/2019
    1:52:56
  18. 26.
    Chris Kriesen: "Returning to the Surface"7/22/2019
    1:11:05
  19. 27.
    Live from Miss Porter's School7/15/2019
    48:53
  20. 28.
    Matthew Dicks: "This Is the Time..."7/8/2019
    46:45
  21. 29.
    Alan Berkowitz: "We Have Work To Do"6/30/2019
    1:11:49
  22. 30.
    Mark Scerra: "Action Park"6/24/2019
    1:03:40
  23. 31.
    Cari Ryding: "Pride"6/17/2019
    1:19:13
  24. 32.
    Matthew Dicks: "Everyone Stop!"6/10/2019
    1:00:55
  25. 33.
    Aaron Wolf: "Dangerous Honeymoon"6/3/2019
    1:04:11
  26. 34.
    Live Episode: Part 25/27/2019
    1:01:06
  27. 35.
    Live Episode: Part 15/20/2019
    1:35:45
  28. 36.
    Ted Olds: "High Stakes Multiplication"5/13/2019
    1:07:45
  29. 37.
    Kat Koppett: Big Decision5/6/2019
    1:28:28
  30. 38.
    Matthew Dicks: "I Am Not a Man"4/29/2019
    1:04:13
  31. 39.
    Corey Jeffreys: "Backstreet Boys to the Rescue"4/22/2019
    1:15:07
  32. 40.
    Jeffrey Freiser: "The Plug Puller"4/15/2019
    1:14:06
  33. 41.
    Sarasweet Rabidoux Kelsey: "The Prom"4/8/2019
    1:14:09
  34. 42.
    Matthew Dicks: "Late Night Walk"4/1/2019
    57:20
  35. 43.
    Ted Zablotsky: "A Salad and Three Dinner Rolls"3/25/2019
    1:01:46
  36. 44.
    Tom Ouimet: "Secret in My Pants"3/18/2019
    1:09:58
  37. 45.
    John Smith-Horn: "A Visitor and Some Cookies"3/11/2019
    1:00:48
  38. 46.
    Matthew Dicks: "Trio"3/4/2019
    1:07:32
  39. 47.
    Lauren Doninger: "The Expert"2/25/2019
    56:44
  40. 48.
    Steve Brouse: "Everything Happens for a Reason"2/18/2019
    1:13:49
  41. 49.
    Maire Green: "Grave Shopping"2/11/2019
    1:14:40
  42. 50.
    Ophira Eisenberg: "Box in the Closet"2/4/2019
    1:02:07

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