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How did LARRY BROWN find himself on a solar/battery-powered aircraft in need of an emergency landing, and why did he volunteer himself to jump off the plane in order to lighten the load? It's an exciting tale as tall as a redwood on a hot summer day - which (unofficially) ends today. Enjoy! September 2, 2019

On this Independence Day 2019, storyteller LARRY BROWN poses the question: "What Liberty Bell?" or "What's the Relationship Between the Liberty Bell and Wheat?" July 4, 2019

Will Telemachus be reunited with his father, Odysseus? Find out as storyteller LARRY BROWN takes us way back to ancient Greek times for the setting of his Father's Day-themed story. June 14, 2019

"This weekend, our country is emphasizing values like justice and equality and freedom as we anticipate celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday. And I want to share this little, short Missouri history story because I think some of those values surface as we hear this story." -- LARRY BROWN on why he's sharing the story, "Mule Shoes, Boodlers, Holy Joe and the Missouri Idea"  January 18, 2019

"Louie zipped up the clothes bag, put it over his arm and headed out toward the door. But he stopped at the door, turned around and said to his wife Helen, "well, I gotta go have coffee with the guys, and I'll stop at the grocery store - I've got the list - and I'm gonna take this suit to the cleaners again...and maybe I'll just get rid of it." -- the opening lines to LARRY BROWN's original holiday story, 'More Than a Suit'. December 24, 2018

"Caitlin stormed into the house. She was so upset. She just came in, threw her backpack down, went right to her mother in the living room and said 'I'm not celebrating Thanksgiving'." -- the opening lines of LARRY BROWN's story called "The Feast" November 22, 2018

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back local storyteller LARRY BROWN! Normally, holidays don't double-up, so to please everyone on this Valentine's Day/Ash Wednesday, Larry tells the perfect story about "sacrifice on behalf of someone else." February 14, 2018

Happy Halloween! Today Paul Pepper welcomes back local storyteller LARRY BROWN, who tells a Halloween-themed story called, "The Water Woman." Don't listen alone! October 31, 2016

Telling stories about science

Dec 7, 2012
Lee Jian Chung / KBIA

The University of Missouri has awarded $25,000 to a group of scientists, journalists and other communicators on campus who want to make their research more accessible to the wider public. To do this, some graduate student researchers are looking to the art of storytelling to help describe their work.

Watch the show and join the conversation on the Intersection website.