Please join me in supporting Jonathan Cormur, a voice actor who happens to be on the spectrum. You may recognize Jonathan from his work with his mom, Jodi, from Geek Club Books and Zoom Autism Magazine. He is the host and storyteller of Dorktales Storytime Podcast.
Dorktales Storytime Podcast: Fractured Fairy Tales + Big Bang Theory + History Detectives!
In Dorktales Storytime Podcast, Jonathan is joined by his puppet sidekick, Mr. Reginald T. Hedgehog (or “Mr. Redge,” if you prefer). Together, they tell goofy versions of tales that have delighted kids for generations. The shows are aimed at preschool and early elementary school.
Dorktales Storytime Podcast
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Current Episodes of Dorktales Storytime Podcast
Dorktales Storytime Podcast EP1: What are Dorktales?
Jonathan Cormur introduces himself as the host and storyteller of the Dorktales Storytime Podcast and answers the question you may be pondering, “What ARE Dorktales?”
Episode webpage: https://jonincharacter.com/dorktales-podcast-introduction/
Dorktales Storytime Podcast EP2: Three Little Hogs?! by Karen Simpson Gardiner
The Three Little…HOGS? Who’s heard of that? According to Mr. Redge, our Dorktales sidekick, it’s a classic tale from the fairy tale cannon! Come hear our storyteller recount the story of hedgehogs Porky, Percy, and Peregrin, and their ultimate triumph over the dastardly wolf using a glue pot, rapier, and a wheelbarrow. According to Percy, “It’s epic, man!”
Episode webpage: https://jonincharacter.com/dorktales-three-little-hogs/
Dorktales Storytime Podcast EP3: Little Red by Karen Simpson Gardiner
La, la, la, la-la! Have you heard the tale of Little Red Riding Hood? You know, the one about the sweet, innocent little girl in the beautiful red cloak who outfoxes the big bad wolf? Well forget that one and think ninja granny with a stealthy rescue plan and fierce tranquilizer dart skills.
Episode webpage: https://jonincharacter.com/dorktales-little-red/
Dorktales Storytime Podcast EP4: RumpleTaleSpin by Amy Thompson
“Rump, who?” asks Mr. Redge as Jonathan spins the tall tale of Daphne, the Miller’s daughter, who must spin thread into gold for a greedy king. It’s an epic yarn involving a magical lawn gnome, a clever guessing game, and a Wizard of Oz ending!
Episode webpage: https://jonincharacter.com/dorktales-rumpletalespin/
Dorktales Storytime Podcast EP5: Mary Golda Ross Hidden Heroes of History by Molly Murphy
The true tale of a woman who reached for the stars! Mary Golda Ross was one of the first women to rise in the ranks of engineering and one of the first Native Americans in the field. Her work in the early days of spaceflight was very important and is still to this day.
Episode webpage: https://jonincharacter.com/mary-golda-ross/
Dorktales Storytime Podcast EP6: The Prickly Duckling by Amy Thompson
After the quacks and croaks of laughter from his siblings and bullying bullfrog, the poor little duckling waddles off through the marshes to find someone who will accept and love him. What about the gaggle of goslings? Or the brood of chicks? “No one understands me! I’ll never fit in,” he cries until he bumps into the best version of himself.
Episode webpage: https://jonincharacter.com/prickly-duckling/
Dorktales Storytime Podcast EP7: The Emperor’s New Quills by Amy Thompson
Is the fancy fabric for the emperor’s new clothes really invisible to those who are not worthy? Or is this a case of double-dealing dupery by two wily weavers? As the emperor struts his stylish self through the streets of his kingdom, it will take one forthright boy to blurt out the naked truth.
Episode webpage https://jonincharacter.com/the-emperors-new-quills/
Dorktales Storytime Podcast EP8: Louis Armstrong, Hidden Heroes of History by Molly Murphy
A tale of Mississippi riverboats, parasol parades, and breaking racial barriers! A man that built a music legacy and a legacy beyond music—Louis Armstrong transformed jazz music and became the beloved “Ambassador Satch” who performed all over the world! So much of his life was about a deep passion for music and using it to bring people together.
Episode Webpage: https://jonincharacter.com/louis-armstrong/
- Dorktales Storytime Podcast EP9: The Boy Who Cried Hedgewolf
- Dorktales Storytime Podcast EP10: Ready, Set, Slow!
- Dorktales Storytime Podcast EP11: Tenzing Norgay Hidden Heroes of History
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