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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Field of Dreams

| E:95

A story about a father and son, a baseball game in Cleveland and the meaning of America’s Pastime.

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Break on Through to the Other Side

7 Minute Stories | E:94
A harrowing story about how destroying my own basement plumbing brought me closer to the ghosts of our ancestors.
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An Act of God, written by Meg Jakary

7 Minute Stories | E:93
During a global pandemic, a trip to the store to buy toilette paper requires divine intervention.
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The Bronx is Burning

7 Minute Stories | E:92
One of my first real acting gigs was for a 2007 ESPN Mini-Series titled, appropriately, The Bronx is Burning. Well, this story takes you behind the scenes of that very acting gig gone awry.
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The Gettysburg Address, Common People & Heart-Soul Agreement

7 Minute Stories | E:91
This episode is a multimedia story in three parts
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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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The History of the Medal of Honor

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The Medal of Honor is one of the most prestigious awards that can be given. We have compiled information about its origins, the recommendation process, and the benefits that accompany it to satisfy your curiosity.

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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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