Story Pirates

The Story Pirates believe that kids are creative geniuses. All of them.The Story Pirates are a nationally renowned group of top comedians, musicians, best-selling authors, and incredible teachers with fifteen years of experience creating content that celebrates the imaginations of kids. Winner of both the 2020 iHeartRadio Award and the Webby Award for Best Kids and Family Podcast, The Story Pirates Podcast is one of the top kids and family podcasts in the world. The Pirates have released three critically acclaimed middle-grade books with Random House Children’s Books and several award-winning albums, all based on ideas from kids around the world. The Creator Club, their subscription service, features activities, live-streamed classes, a weekend radio show, and videos to entertain and encourage creativity for kids at home.Get the latest from the Story Pirates at storypirates.com/news

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Comedy
Education
1
Popsicle Sweater/The New Species (feat. Raúl E...
In their 100th episode, the Story Pirates attend a show by famous octopus magician Octavious the Great.
34 min
2
The July Playdate/The Short Neck Giraffe (feat....
An anonymous underwater graffiti artist named Angelfish tags the Story Pirates’ ship.
34 min
3
The Music Trials/Anti-Body Man (feat. Nick Blae...
Rolo tests out new and possibly unwise recipes for soup.
28 min
4
Conquering Pitland/Teachers Are People Too?!
Meghan gets a new restorative hobby.
36 min
5
Stars and Moonlight/The Mystery of the Eaten Ca...
The Story Pirates venture out of the ship to a rock concert that is being held inside the mouth of a giant whale.
32 min
6
Little Snacks Big Problems/The Brown Cat
Eric gets ready to watch the big game!
32 min
7
The Missing Golden Eggs/The Super Secret Sassy ...
During a visit to Great White Shark Cafe, Peter faces off with a fearsome shark.
34 min
8
Mr. Chuggy and Me/The Zero-annaire
The Story Pirates forget Rachel’s birthday, so she escapes to Jellyfish Village and meets a very familiar jellyfish pop star.
37 min
9
The Boy Who Had a Pet Ice Cube/The Not-So-Safe ...
The Story Pirates try to spiff their ship with help from reality TV host Whimsey Pepperdime.
32 min
10
The Peach/Ten Tigers
Rolo discovers a secret compartment on the ship that contains a rare family heirloom.
33 min
11
DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Spring Break Mixtape 2021
Everybody’s favorite worm DJ smashes that spacebar and plays some of our favorite songs from the podcast.
41 min
12
The Lost Spoon/Backwards Town
When the power goes out, Siegfried and Eric must go on an epic journey to the center of the ship.
37 min
13
The Ant Who Saved Her Colony/The Boy Who Couldn...
The Story Pirates discover there is a drain in the ocean floor, and they’re headed right for it!
27 min
14
The Boy Who Mailed Himself to Australia/The Sto...
It’s the Johnny Blobfish Show!
37 min
15
I’m Toast, Man/The Adventures of Harold Jordan ...
The Story Pirates meet an excitable isopod who curates a very unique underwater museum.
34 min
16
Deep Cuts #4
A new bonus episode featuring more of our favorite, funniest, weirdest episodes from the archive: “The Doughnut is Right,” “Pet Store or Food Store?” and “The Goose Prank.”
23 min
17
Deep Cuts #3
Another new bonus episode featuring some of our favorite deep cuts from the archives: “The Clock,” “Robotics Engineering Doll,” and “Monster Broke.”
24 min
18
Deep Cuts #2
Another new bonus episode featuring some of our favorite deep cuts from the archives: “The Monkey and the Ice Skates,” “Tape Ball Purse” and “Kids Riding Ponies.”
28 min
19
Deep Cuts #1
A bonus episode featuring some of our favorite, funniest, weirdest stories from the archives: “The Case of the Missing Files,” “Ladybug Tickle Day” and “Zach’s Story.”
22 min
20
Millions of Stars/The Invention Convention (fea...
The Story Pirates arrive at their undersea destination.
34 min
21
An Interview with Lilli Cooper
Lee talks to actor and singer Lilli Cooper, star of the new Story Pirates bedtime show "Sleep Squad".
23 min
22
If Dogs Are Janitors/Zombies Ate My Homework!!!...
Baby With A Mustache founds a start-up.
31 min
23
Undercover Birthday/Trapped in a Basketball (fe...
The Story Pirates help Meryl the Mermaid in her quest to win the 65th Annual Mermaid Tail Competition.
39 min
24
DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Thanksgiving Mixtape 2020
DJ Squrim-a-Lot provides the soundtrack to your Thanksgiving feast!
52 min
25
Funny Animals/The Pancake Heist
The Story Pirates try out a new, complicated board game.
38 min
26
My Mouth Ran Away/The Zinc Sink With the Kink i...
Mother Porpoise revives her rivalry with Meghan.
32 min
27
The Gold Tiara/The Blog Story
Nimene searches for a new purpose.
37 min
28
Rockstar/The Creepy Weepy Dollhouse
Lee meets a spider.
37 min
29
The Fairy Without Wings/The Competition Competi...
The Story Pirates venture into the depths of an ocean trench where they encounter two bickering Riddlefish.
37 min
30
Blue Night/The Unlucky Man
In part 2 of our season 4 premiere, Rachel and Eric race each other to the treasure, with surprising results.
32 min
31
The Weird Sisters/The Secrets of the Paintings ...
Season 4 begins deep under the ocean, where the Story Pirates investigate the mysterious return of an old friend and meet a new one.
36 min
32
CATS SIT ON YOU - the new Story Pirates album i...
The Story Pirates’ new album, CATS SIT ON YOU, is out now!
4 min
33
Hedgie and the Cloud Kingdom/Floor Juice (feat....
The Story Pirates head home and are surprised by what they find.
26 min
34
The Strawberry Band/The Angel Pigs (feat. Kara...
The Story Pirates finally reach their space destination and meet a queen (Karan Kendrick).
34 min
35
I Have A Cookie/Three Little Phones (feat. Eddi...
The Story Pirates meet a shapeshifting alien full of nostalgia.
29 min
36
Sarah’s Song Story/The Door That No One Could O...
The Story Pirates’ ship enters one of the galaxy’s most dangerous spots, the Switcheroo Zone, and items on board start randomly turning into other things like spaghetti, space raccoons and...Julie Andrews.
32 min
37
The Weird Food Club/The Girl Who Painted Everyt...
Lee takes a trip inside the heads of his Story Pirate friends.
32 min
38
The Girl Who Wanted To Eat The Sky/The Dice Tha...
Rolo gets a puppy and learns some hard lessons about pet ownership in space.
30 min
39
The Night I Started Sharing a Room With My Sist...
Meghan starts a film festival on the ship and the Story Pirates flex their cinematic muscles.
27 min
40
One Little Pink Rose
In this special bonus episode, we return to a story from last season that reminds us of the need to stand up, take action and make our voices heard.
8 min
41
The Poisonous Butterfly/Cartwheel Girl
Lee blows off steam in the ship’s simulroom.
35 min
42
Chicken on a Motorcycle/The Donut Gymnast
Peter and Lee learn the shocking truth about Smitty.
35 min
43
Rosie the Rose/The Soup (feat. Kristen Bell)
A holographic motivational speaker encourages the Story Pirates to the extreme.
32 min
44
Every Midnight I Turn Into a Wolf/The Case of t...
A Party Planet tries to convince the Story Pirates to stick around and have some fun.
30 min
45
DJ Squirm-a-Lot's Spring Break Mixtape
In this special bonus episode, everybody’s favorite worm DJ smashes the spacebar for some of our favorite songs and deep cuts from the podcast.
43 min
46
The Time Machine/Dear Water Cycle (feat. Ophira...
A tabloid reporter (Ophira Eisenberg) boards the ship with some surprising news.
28 min
47
Good Cups/The Dog That Thought the Sunset Was a...
A visitor from the future (Bobby Moynihan) implores the Story Pirates to help him save the universe.
30 min
48
Minnie, the Cutest Dog in the World/How to Be a...
Baby With A Mustache is left alone on the ship and must defend it against bandits.
29 min
49
The First Kids to Work at the Census/Rowan and ...
In need of extra cash, Siegfried makes a dicey business decision.
28 min
50
Jumping Bean Jack and Bouncing Bailey/Betsy’s G...
The Story Pirates have a garage sale and something very important gets sold by mistake.
28 min
51
The Case of the Musical Cinnamon Buns/Attack of...
Rolo holds a karaoke night competition in the hopes it will attract the Story Pirates to his struggling Bean Emporium.
28 min
52
The Monkey and the Ice Skates/Tissues (feat. Pa...
The Story Pirates welcome their old pal Franklin to the ship. Wait. Do we even know a Franklin?
37 min
53
Fun Crazy Weird Hair Store/The Mountain Fart (f...
An old friend finds their voice and the Story Pirates discover a surprising new planet.
30 min
54
Humming/Time Trap
The Story Pirates are lost in space!
26 min
55
Quest for the Crystal Crown
In this special bonus episode about the new Story Pirates book, Quest for the Crystal Crown, Lee interviews authors Annabeth Bondor-Stone and Connor White, as well as several characters from the book.
10 min
56
The Puzzle Competition/Family Room Wars (feat. ...
The crew encounters a mysterious delivery man (Billy Eichner) with a dark purpose.
29 min
57
My Family Are Tigers/Winter (feat. Lake Bell)
The crew meets the owner of a cosmic zoo (Lake Bell) who has plans for a new exhibit.
31 min
58
Quark Power/Spelling Sssnakes (feat. Danny Pudi)
30 min
59
Thanksgiving Road Trip Mixtape
In this special bonus episode, the Story Pirates provide the soundtrack to your holiday travel with some of our favorite songs and deep cuts from the podcast.
43 min
60
My Principal Ate a Worm/Backstage Dreams
Siegfried discovers a Gladiator Planet where he is challenged to battle in ways he never expected.
30 min
61
Cucumbers 4 Life/The Family of Cows
The Story Pirates throw a pool party on a new water planet, revealing a multiplicity of surprises.
23 min
62
The Raccoon’s Very Hard Choice/Stepping Up
Rolo embarks on a spacewalk in a desperate attempt to retrieve a package from the space post office.
27 min
63
Boo!/The Clock (feat. Paul F. Tompkins)
The crew’s exploration of outer space takes them to Game Show Planet, where a charismatic host (Paul F. Tompkins) challenges the Story Pirates to compete.
28 min
64
Space Llama/Have You Wondered (feat. Lauren Lap...
A space caterer (Lauren Lapkus) helps the Story Pirates learn to like strange foods from other galaxies.
32 min
65
Glowy and the Friend Adventure/The Big Chance (...
Having successfully exited the Earth’s atmosphere, the Story Pirates are greeted by the captain of the Intergalactic Space Friends Alliance (Jeremy Sisto) who comes bearing unique gifts.
34 min
66
The Bear That Couldn’t Disco/The Slowest Elevat...
The Story Pirates are back with season 3! With the help of their new friend Nimene and her extraterrestrial companion Loofah, the Pirates prepare to head into outer space.
31 min
67
ANNOUNCEMENT: The Story Pirates Podcast Is Back...
The Story Pirates return for a brand new season on October 10, 2019.
2 min
68
SECRET LIFE OF PETS: The Knight’s Pet Dragon/Tu...
In this special bonus episode, the Story Pirates reveal the winner of the Secret Life of Pets 2 contest and thank everyone who sent in a story.
15 min
69
CONTEST: Story Pirates + The Secret Life of Pets 2
Announcing a special contest with our friends from The Secret Life of Pets 2!
2 min
70
Pet Store or Food Store?/A Dinosaur Ate Me (fea...
In part two of our season finale, the Story Pirates learn more about their unexpected guest and find out where they are headed next.
21 min
71
Banana Clown/Cats Sit On You (feat. Secret Agen...
In part one of our season finale, the Story Pirates discover an intruder on the ship.
24 min
72
The Mad Piano Player/The Aristocrats Strike Bac...
The Story Pirates meet a gas station attendant (Josh Gondelman) who likes to tell excruciatingly long and boring stories.
34 min
73
Tape Ball Purse/The Girl With A Voice (feat. Bo...
When Rachel installs a ‘Smart Ship’(Bowen Yang), the Story Pirates learn about the dangers of artificial intelligence.
28 min
74
The Disgusting Water Bottle/Robotics Engineerin...
Rolo builds an escape room on the ship to teach the other Story Pirates to work together.
27 min
75
The Amazing Adventure/My Big Project
When the other Story Pirates discover Lee has been secretly writing songs, they encourage him to share his totally emo feelings with the world.
32 min
76
BACKSTROKE RAPTOR - the new Story Pirates album!
The Story Pirates will be back next week with a new episode, but in the meantime, we are announcing our new album, BACKSTROKE RAPTOR!
3 min
77
Vampire Kid/I Want Your Garden (feat. Natasha R...
A hot air balloon racer (Natasha Rothwell) challenges Rachel to confront her past.
29 min
78
Cheese Quest/A Diary Of A Corn Snake (feat. Dav...
Rolo’s old parrot Poochie (David Schwimmer) shows up with a shady business proposition.
32 min
79
Superbag/Some TVs Have Big Problems
The Story Pirates discover that an anonymous gossip blog is spreading hot blog goss about them, and Meghan vows to track down the writer.
28 min
80
Animal Week/The Doughnut Is Right
Siegfried the Viking leads the Story Pirates on a spooky trip to the Isle of Monsters.
29 min
81
Maybelle’s Treats/The Mystery of the Materializ...
A very official inspector (Timothy Simons) arrives to make sure the Story Pirates’ ship is up to code.
33 min
82
One Little Pink Rose/I Lost My Tooth In Hollywood
When Peter gets stuck in a time loop, his most precious snacks are put in jeopardy.
23 min
83
The Story Pirates + Circle Round: All That Glit...
Lee, Peter and Meghan make an appearance on Circle Round, a podcast from our pals over at WBUR that features folktales from around the world.
18 min
84
Jeff the Goldfish/George and Billy the Boghog
The Story Pirates decide to have a party where everyone tells their deepest, darkest secrets.
30 min
85
Turtle Beach/Carl and Steve BFFs (feat. Dax She...
A hard-nosed detective (Dax Shepard) visits the ship to investigate a possible theft and everybody feels a little weird about it.
29 min
86
How The Beaver Came To Canada/President Worm (f...
When a conspiracy theorist (Claire Danes) boards their ship, the Story Pirates must convince her they are not from outer space.
25 min
87
The Quest for the Golden Bananas/Pigduction (fe...
The Story Pirates face stormy weather when a super sad lost cloud (Franchesca Ramsey) has a full on meltdown while hovering over their ship.
28 min
88
I Love Cats/The Wizard Who Could Just Go Poof (...
When a 40 foot tall squirrel (John Oliver) threatens to break delicate tchotchkes and handcrafted chairs on the ship, the Story Pirates must convince him to let them help him...help them.
31 min
89
Helen’s Pizza Ria/The Creation Of Chicken Parm ...
Join the crew as they learn the ins and outs of interstellar travel with a cosmic pizza delivery guy (George Salazar).
34 min
90
The Boy Who Hated Kisses/The Pancake Habit
Thanks to the repairs of Siegfried the Viking, the Story Pirates new flying ship is ready for lift off!
29 min
91
A Hamster's Workday/Backstroke Raptor
After spending several months on a deserted island, Captain Rolo and Siegfried the Viking must convince the rest of the Story Pirates that it’s time to set sail again.
26 min
92
NEW SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT: the Story Pirates Podc...
Lee finds an old radio transmitter on the island and uses it to make a very exciting announcement!
8 min
93
Bonus: Calling All Mapmakers! Submit Your Ideas...
Submit Your Ideas For The Next Story Pirates Book!
4 min
94
NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE: Story Pirates’ new Album...
The Story Pirates have a new album and it’s out now! Today’s episode previews some of the featured songs. Listen to NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE wherever you find music today!
2 min
95
Summer Bonus: Silly Monster Problem/Will Wants ...
It’s almost time to set sail, but the Story Pirates have another summer bonus episode to listen to while they pack.
18 min
96
Teacher’s Guide: Characters With Big Dreams/Mak...
Download these FREE lesson plans today at www.storypirates.com/lessons and don’t forget to leave us feedback so that we can make even better resources for the classroom.
16 min
97
Summer Bonus: The Hungry Rock/A Girl With Super...
Today’s episode features a brand new story from Savi in Oregon called The Hungry Rock, as well as two greatest hits from last season, A Girl With Superpowers and The Chess Master.
18 min
98
The Story Pirates + Brains On!: Dr. Weirdo and ...
The Story Pirates take a break from summer bonus episodes to team up with Brains On! for a special collaborative episode.
20 min
99
Summer Bonus: The Person Who Could Not Spin/San...
Today’s episode features some greatest hits from last season: The Person Who Could Not Spin, Sandwich Day and How To Make A Basketball Plant.
17 min
100
Summer Bonus: I Want To Be Rich/Fart Out Loud D...
18 min