Story Guys is a fake storytelling game show where the points are fake but the stories are real. Brian and Murdock battle each episode to dig up the best story they know on a variety of topics and celebrate all things good in the art of story craft.
Golf carts, boats and jet skis - OH MY! The guys talk vacation chaos, Panama City Beach and that time Murdock developed the film in his dad's camera.
The guys reunite in person for the first time since early 2020 to talk about pandemic/lockdown experiences.
Brian and Murdock welcome fellow podcaster Charles Wilkerson (Hypertheticals) to go head-to-head with one of the guys in tales of musical youth and mayhem. Check out Charles on his new show on the Story Guys Network - Hypertheticals!
Brian and Murdock discuss the tunes that got them through one of the weirdest years on record. Hear the collected short playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3OrHb4urM77yacWgD8Uxir Hear Murdock's 6 hour playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/51JmRWAQlMrdeu7rC7rahu
Brian revisits the pregnancy cravings of his wife and Murdock relives the glory of his college days being the guy who had what everyone wanted (spoiler: it's not what you think...); PLUS: the guys talk comfort TV and the Goo Goo Dolls.
Murdock unveils some childhood trauma from a DC gas station (and possibly the greatest retort of all time); Just in time for the spooky season, the dudes duel it out with tales of the dead!
The guys get goofy with stories concerning sneaking things into a movie theater. PLUS - a listener calls in with a rock n roll story of his own. And Brian gives out a FREE DRINK RECIPE!
Murdock and Brian both push towards the paranormal in a set of more vulnerable tales about hopes, dreams and UFOs. Plus - lots of movie talk and Brian gets outsmarted by his children.
Murdock confesses his asthmatic past - and present - and why Drew Barrymore is always on his mind. Brian explains why he gets a little weird every time that one REO Speedwagon song comes on.
Quarantine be darned! Brian boots up the laptop and digitally goes head to head in a story battle with the co-founder and Chief Prank Officer of PersonalizedPranks.com, Todd Krise. (Spoiler: Don't go head-to-head in a story battle about pranks with a guy who has built a business around pranking people.)
The guys talk about the music that served as soundtrack for early romance for each of them; PLUS - Brian's wife has strange visitor and Murdock misses that soft bread in Story of the Week!
Murdock's sickly childhood re-emerges as a topic and Brian reveals that a family member just might be a Patient Zero. PLUS - Story of the Week has Brian railing against the best-selling novel The Silent Patient.