What to Expect in the City of Gold

MP3 Audio [16 MB]DownloadShow URL As part of preparations for the Dubai Taxi Driver project, this week on the podcast we discuss what to expect inside and outside the car in one of the world’s most famous cities. My guest is Agnes Tandler, a Dubai based journalist who has been taking taxi’s almost everyday for […]
 

One Year Since My Tahrir

One year ago this week it was Chris and I running around the streets of Cairo, getting a crash course in revolution from some of the most passionate, charming, and welcoming people one could ever have the good fortune of meeting in this life. From our home base in western feeling Zamalek, to our front […]

Announcing: The Dubai Taxi Driver Project

MP3 Audio [13 MB]DownloadShow URL This past Friday marked the launch of a campaign to fund my next multimedia project, “The Dubai Taxi Driver.”  In the tradition of the great Tony Schwartz, the master of sound who recorded so many wonderful stories from New York City in the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s, my journey will […]
 

Storytelling Renaissance, Sort Of

The word storytelling seems to pop up all over the place over the past year.  A quick glance at cultural events in your community and projects being carried out by NGO’s (such as our very own hardworking Small World News) and you are sure to see the word storytelling.  Storytelling as an art, a hobby, […]