7 Minute Stories

A lot can happen in 7 minutes...

Storyteller Aaron Calafato uses 7 minute vignettes to share his memories, explore his psyche and attempt to make sense of the world.

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Nina Turner explains why rocking the boat is synonymous with positive social change.

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... Production: Aaron Calafato

Audio Production: Ken Wendt

Music Contributor: thomas j. duke

Podcast Coordinator: Cori Birce

Creative Consultant: Anthony Vorndran

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Announcing Season 2

7 Minute Stories
7 Minute Stories is going to a season-based format. Season 2 starts in September 2021!
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7 Minutes with Jay Crawford

7 Minute Stories | E:135
Sports journalist & anchor Jay Crawford shares a deeply personal story about his father, post-season baseball, and the virtue of optimism.
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Field of Dreams (7MS Team Pick)

7 Minute Stories | E:134
The intersection of the iconic movie and a legendary baseball game with my dad. A primer for next week's episode featuring Jay Crawford.
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Announcement & Mini-Story

7 Minute Stories
Aaron shares a special announcement, previews the next few weeks on 7MS & tells a mini-story that reveals a special guest.
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Electronic Press & Media Kit

Calfato’s storytelling style has been compared to that of monologist Spalding Gray and radio legend Jean Shepard. His background and experience in radio, theatre, and television all play a role in the making of this show.

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TikTok Fame Isn’t What It’s Cracked Up To Be, Says Comedian Jason Banks

Comedian Jason Banks talks about how TikTok accelerated his career, and what fame is really like.

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The Team

Aaron Calafato

The Host
Aaron's primary form of expression is that of a Storyteller. His monologues, stories, and events have been screened and staged over 150 times in 20 states.

Ken Wendt

Audio Production
Dr. Ken Wendt teaches courses in Music Technology at CWRU and owns a production company, FilmMyArt.com, specializing in both professional video and audio.

Pete Whitehead

Original Art
Pete has been interested in creating images and telling stories ever since he was a little guy. He went to Rhode Island School of Design and majored in “old school” Illustration but has thoroughly embraced and meshed the digital world into his work over the years.

Cori Birce

Coordinator
Cori is the glue that keeps the podcast together. She helps coordinate & produce episodes, voices the intros and outros of every episode, and also handles PR and media relations on behalf of the podcast.