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7 Minute Stories w/ Aaron Calafato

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7 Minute Stories w/ Aaron Calafato

7 Minute Stories w/ Aaron Calafato

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About Us

Aaron Calafato uses 7 minute story vignettes to share his memories, explore his psyche and attempt to make sense of the world.

Latest Episodes

Summer Break

An announcement about the 7 Minute Stories schedule, plus exciting news and updates!

7 MIN3 w ago
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Summer Break

Field of Dreams

A story about a father and son, a baseball game in Cleveland and the meaning of America’s Pastime. 7MS Merch: https://www.7minutestoriespod.com/

9 MINJUL 9
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Field of Dreams

Break on Through to the Other Side

A harrowing story about how destroying my own basement plumbing brought me closer to the ghosts of our ancestors. Support this podcast by getting your 7MS Merch https://www.7minutestoriespod.com/

9 MINJUL 2
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Break on Through to the Other Side

An Act of God, written by Meg Jakary

During a global pandemic, a trip to the store to buy toilette paper requires divine intervention. *This story was written and submitted by a listener (Meg Jakary) & recited by host Aaron Calafato* Visit https://www.7minutestoriespod.com/ and pitch us your 7 Minute Story!

9 MINJUN 25
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An Act of God, written by Meg Jakary

The Bronx is Burning

One of my first real acting gigs was for a 2007 ESPN Mini-Series titled, appropriately, The Bronx is Burning. Well, this story takes you behind the scenes of that very acting gig gone awry. 7MS Merch: https://www.7minutestoriespod.com/

9 MINJUN 18
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The Bronx is Burning

The Gettysburg Address, Common People & Heart-Soul Agreement

This episode is multimedia story in three parts: Part 1 "The Gettysburg Address" by President Abraham Lincoln,recited by Aaron Calafato Part 2:A musical piece, “Common People” by Ken Wendt inspired from Aaron Copeland’s “Fanfare for the Common Man” and includes excerpts from a 1942 speech by vice president Henry Wallace. More music from Ken Wendt - http://fluentk.com/ Part 3: "Heart-Soul Agreement"A excerpt from a speech by former Senator Nina Turner at the 2017 People's Summit mixed w/ original song "In the Beginning" composed & performed by TJ Duke & Ben Gmetro More about Nina Turner - https://www.ninaturner.org/ More music from Tj & Ben - https://wearenaturecamp.bandcamp.com/

8 MINJUN 11
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The Gettysburg Address, Common People & Heart-Soul Agreement

7 Minutes of Reflection

This week, I'd like to offer 7 minutes of reflection. I know I'm going to be using it. Please use it as you will. There will be an original score composed by our audio producer (Ken Wendt) that you can listen to, follow along with or get lost in. And just know. Even though I won't be talking or telling a story for the duration of this seven minutes. I'll be right here with you. Audio, Composition & Performance of Original Song “Finding Space” : Ken Wendt Episode Consultant: Anthony Vorndran

8 MINJUN 4
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7 Minutes of Reflection

The Gun (7ms Team Favorite)

EWhen I was 13 years old I went to visit a new friend. Before going out to play in the woods he took out a gun. What happened next felt like life and death … Get your 7ms Merch! https://www.7minutestoriespod.com/

10 MINMAY 28
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The Gun (7ms Team Favorite)

The D-Day Prayer

On June 6, 1944 President Franklin Delano Roosevelt , led a nation caught up in the turmoil of World War II, in mass prayer. In honor of Memorial Day, and in an effort to pay tribute to those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice, this episode I recite FDR’s D-Day Prayer.

8 MINMAY 21
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The D-Day Prayer

Surprise Music Episode

EFirst, audio producer Ken Wendt discusses how he's taken some of the strange noises Aaron Calalafato makes when telling stories, and turned them into music. Then, you get to listen to one of those original songs. Connect with Ken Wendt http://media216.com/ http://fluentk.com/

7 MINMAY 21
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Surprise Music Episode

Latest Episodes

Summer Break

An announcement about the 7 Minute Stories schedule, plus exciting news and updates!

7 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Summer Break

Field of Dreams

A story about a father and son, a baseball game in Cleveland and the meaning of America’s Pastime. 7MS Merch: https://www.7minutestoriespod.com/

9 MINJUL 9
Comments
Field of Dreams

Break on Through to the Other Side

A harrowing story about how destroying my own basement plumbing brought me closer to the ghosts of our ancestors. Support this podcast by getting your 7MS Merch https://www.7minutestoriespod.com/

9 MINJUL 2
Comments
Break on Through to the Other Side

An Act of God, written by Meg Jakary

During a global pandemic, a trip to the store to buy toilette paper requires divine intervention. *This story was written and submitted by a listener (Meg Jakary) & recited by host Aaron Calafato* Visit https://www.7minutestoriespod.com/ and pitch us your 7 Minute Story!

9 MINJUN 25
Comments
An Act of God, written by Meg Jakary

The Bronx is Burning

One of my first real acting gigs was for a 2007 ESPN Mini-Series titled, appropriately, The Bronx is Burning. Well, this story takes you behind the scenes of that very acting gig gone awry. 7MS Merch: https://www.7minutestoriespod.com/

9 MINJUN 18
Comments
The Bronx is Burning

The Gettysburg Address, Common People & Heart-Soul Agreement

This episode is multimedia story in three parts: Part 1 "The Gettysburg Address" by President Abraham Lincoln,recited by Aaron Calafato Part 2:A musical piece, “Common People” by Ken Wendt inspired from Aaron Copeland’s “Fanfare for the Common Man” and includes excerpts from a 1942 speech by vice president Henry Wallace. More music from Ken Wendt - http://fluentk.com/ Part 3: "Heart-Soul Agreement"A excerpt from a speech by former Senator Nina Turner at the 2017 People's Summit mixed w/ original song "In the Beginning" composed & performed by TJ Duke & Ben Gmetro More about Nina Turner - https://www.ninaturner.org/ More music from Tj & Ben - https://wearenaturecamp.bandcamp.com/

8 MINJUN 11
Comments
The Gettysburg Address, Common People & Heart-Soul Agreement

7 Minutes of Reflection

This week, I'd like to offer 7 minutes of reflection. I know I'm going to be using it. Please use it as you will. There will be an original score composed by our audio producer (Ken Wendt) that you can listen to, follow along with or get lost in. And just know. Even though I won't be talking or telling a story for the duration of this seven minutes. I'll be right here with you. Audio, Composition & Performance of Original Song “Finding Space” : Ken Wendt Episode Consultant: Anthony Vorndran

8 MINJUN 4
Comments
7 Minutes of Reflection

The Gun (7ms Team Favorite)

EWhen I was 13 years old I went to visit a new friend. Before going out to play in the woods he took out a gun. What happened next felt like life and death … Get your 7ms Merch! https://www.7minutestoriespod.com/

10 MINMAY 28
Comments
The Gun (7ms Team Favorite)

The D-Day Prayer

On June 6, 1944 President Franklin Delano Roosevelt , led a nation caught up in the turmoil of World War II, in mass prayer. In honor of Memorial Day, and in an effort to pay tribute to those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice, this episode I recite FDR’s D-Day Prayer.

8 MINMAY 21
Comments
The D-Day Prayer

Surprise Music Episode

EFirst, audio producer Ken Wendt discusses how he's taken some of the strange noises Aaron Calalafato makes when telling stories, and turned them into music. Then, you get to listen to one of those original songs. Connect with Ken Wendt http://media216.com/ http://fluentk.com/

7 MINMAY 21
Comments
Surprise Music Episode
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