Sometimes a simple question is all it takes to get someone telling a story. There are questions take people straight back to a moment in time where something specific happened in a completely unique way. We begin this show by asking people to tell the story of their first kiss. Every story is the same. Every story is different. After that, changes of hearts and a deeper understanding of one's capacity to love. To close out the show we have two glimpses into potential future realities, android love and a Valentinian Apocalypse. Have a great V Day.
Producer: Rachel Hamburg
Associate Producers: Aaron Thayer, Eme Akpabio, Claire Woodard, Charlie Mintz, Will Rogers, and Jonah Willihnganz
Featuring: Many members of the Stanford community who told us their story in White Plaza, and also contest winners Max McClure and Heidi Thorsen
Music: Daniel Steinbock, Max McClure, Fleet Street, and a spontaneous mishmash of singers who were out serenading people on the Saturday night before this story aired, in February 2009
The Storytelling Project is supported by the Stanford Institute for Creativity and the Arts, the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Stanford Introductory Studies, Stanford Continuing Studies, and the Program in Writing and Rhetoric.