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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Mumford's Son

7 Minute Stories | E:35
The tale of how a hazardous live storytelling performance and a chance intersection with a popular musical group taught me how to truly connect with my audience.
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The Pale Blue Dot

7 Minute Stories | E:34
After finding out the Milky Way Galaxy and the Andromeda Galaxy are on a collision course, I nearly panicked. But then, after some serendipitous inspiration from the great Carl Sagan, I made a discovery I had to share with one of the most important people on earth...
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The Yellow Bird

7 Minute Stories | E:33
The story of how a little yellow bird taught me life lessons about mortality, perseverance and grace.
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The Backseat

7 Minute Stories | E:32
A broken family. The backseat of a car. No control. Sometimes, during a difficult transition, an unlikely hero will emerge to help you see it through.
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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.

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