Shannon Cason has shared his stories all over the country. Shannon is a host, MainStage storyteller and GrandSlam champion with The Moth. He also hosts his own storytelling podcast, Shannon Cason’s Homemade Stories. He is a regular on NPR’s Snap Judgment; awarded their Best Performance of 2013. Shannon has appeared on countless podcasts and storytelling stages, including TEDx, RISK!, Third Coast Festival, Podcast Movement, and an upcoming television pilot. He is originally from Detroit.
Six people, six different times and places, but they all find themselves in the same predicament, asking the same question, should they stop or should they go? BIG thanks to Tyler Estep, who first reported Philip Dean’s story for the Atlanta-Journal Constitution. Thanks also to Cole Richards and Randy Scott Carroll for recording assistance. Thank you to everyone interviewed for this story: Troy Stokes, Philip Dean, Betsy Richards, Delrish Moss, Carol Steele, and the Lucky Guy. Big love and thanks to Shannon Cason, who narrated this piece. Check out Shannon's podcast 'Homemade Stories' to hear more from him. Produced by Anna Sussman, John Fecile & Nancy López Original score by Renzo Gorrio, sound design by Pat Mesiti-Miller Artwork by Teo Ducot Season 12 - Episode 1
I love finding new hobbies later in life. I finally make the decision to go purchase my first gun.  See for privacy and opt-out information.
Police shootings, mistaken arrests, and growing up Black / Brown in America. Snap presents amazing stories from people facing our nation’s original sin. 
It's been too long, so let me catch you up on my whereabouts and whatsups before I start dropping more storytelling episodes. 2020 - what a year so far!  See for privacy and opt-out information.
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Detroit, MI, USA
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