Stories in the Valley

The third Wednesday of each month during In The Tradition

Welcome to Stories in the Valley, I’m your host, Charles Kiernan.

Welcome to Stories in the Valley. I’m your host, Charles Kiernan.

Being that Halloween is around the corner, I have for you today a bit of gallows’ humor. It is a poem recited by our Irish friend, Richard Marsh, off of his CD The Tower of Breogán and called The Ballad of Kishóg’s Curse.

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Welcome to Stories in the Valley. I’m your host, Charles Kiernan.

Welcome to Stories in the Valley. I’m your host, Charles Kiernan.

Welcome to “Stories in the Valley.” I’m your host, Charles Kiernan

Today’s subject is Philadelphia’s own Ed Stivender: Shakespearean actor, banjo player, theologian, mummer, juggler, and raconteur. Ed Stivender has been called “the Robin Williams of storytelling” and “a Catholic Garrison Keillor.”