Shannon’s dad is always adamant never to accept any excuses ever…only one excuse is acceptable. This episode includes conversion vans, road trips, Detroit hair styles, and Bruce Lee.
Eight years plus in Chicago, seeking an immediate change of venue, traveling home to Detroit to recharge, to regroup, to reevaluate. Homemade Stories #52examines family, work, art, change, and home.
It’s okay for a man to pamper himself. Going to the bathhouse with a friend for chicken soup is perfectly normal, right? This episode dives right into new experiences…within reason.
On The Moth Extras.
On NPR’s Snap Judgment.
Money was won and lost in the casinos… mostly lost. And relationships started and ended the same. In this episode, Shannon remembers an old friend with similar goals and challenges.
Shannon Cason spins an A&E style biography about fictional actor Johnny Walker Smith and his life-long pursuit for an acting career dream. All over great jazz pianists - Monk, Peterson, Tatum, and others…
In this episode of Homemade Stories, new neighbors move into the apartment below Shannon and his family. The new neighbors have a big problem that is bringing the neighborhood down. They also have a little girl that can’t be ignored. Shannon faces the dilemma…to tell or not to tell the proper authorities. Do you stop snitchin’ or start snitchin’?
Beats by The Godfather Soundtrack.
Two young school kids in Chicago on the first warm day of the year.