#58: 'Christopher Columbus Syndrome,' with guest Maya Goldberg-Safir


In this week’s episode, Cher and James nerd out about narrative storytelling with Maya Goldberg-Safir. Maya works for Third Coast International Audio Festival and this is her first time on a podcast.

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References made during our conversation:

If you fancy finding out more about Third Coast International Audio Festival, their website can be found here

This American Life's huge archive of episodes along with the episode referenced by James, #588

The great Radiolab

PRI's interview with Ira Glass on storytelling

Postloudness' very own podcast club

You know we couldn't forget about Open Call:

Maya: Radiolab's podcast featuring Tonya Harding & 30 for 30's Survive and Advance

Cher: Johnson & Johnson 7 minute workout app

James: Benjamen Walker's Theory of Everything

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Script written by Cher and James.

Assistant producer: Taz Kelleher

Music by U+1F60C.

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