Pete Brown Says

Pretty Good Stories. Told by Pete.

About the show

Pretty good stories. Told by Pete. This podcast features creative nonfiction audio stories written by Pete Brown. They're pretty good stories, solidly GenX, works of memoir steeped in nostalgia. From a suburban Cleveland childhood in the 1970s and 80s up through today's modern parenting dilemmas, these stories are funny, poignant and a great listen.

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Better late than never: Episode 009: Vote for Pedro is here!

    Article  |  December 12th, 2017
    apache chief, aquaman, batman and robin, black vulcan, brooklyn nets, buckwheat, buckwheat assassination, buckwheat sings, chief wahoo, cleveland cavaliers, cleveland indians, eddie murphy, el dorado, flash, green lantern, hawkman, little rascals, luis scola, napoleon dynamite, otay, pedro, puddy, samurai, saturday night live, seinfeld, snl, superfriends, superman, tonto english, toronto raptors, tribe, twitter, vote for pedro, wonder woman

    ote for Pedro is an episode in which I walk through a lot of different pop culture signifiers, connecting up the dots from Napoleon Dynamite to David Puddy to Buckwheat and the Little Rascals to Brooklyn Nets power forward Luis Scola, to the Superfriends to Chief Wahoo.

  • Episode 006: A Pillowcase Mystery, plus, a week off

    Article  |  November 13th, 2017
    flashlights, mark spitz, olympic swimming, olympics, pillowcases

    Episode 006 is here: An item resurfaces from my childhood and I attempt to get to the bottom of the Pilow Case Mystery.

  • Episode 004: Something You Thought You'd Be Good At is here, plus a great fall weekend

    Article  |  October 29th, 2017
    baseball, chili, fall, foibles, football, game ball, icee, icees, jigsaw, little league, ohio state buckeyes, penn state, refereeing, saw, saw movies, world series

    Episode 004: Trying Something You Thought You'd Be Good At is live! If you like football, Fall and foibles, this is the episode for you.

  • Google Play Link Updated

    Article  |  October 27th, 2017

    Resolved some weirdness with the podcast feed and Google play

  • We're on TuneIn

    Article  |  October 25th, 2017
    podcasts, podcatcher, tunein, tunein app, tunein radio

    Pete Brown Says is now available on TuneIn

  • New Prompt: What's Something You Thought You'd Be Good At (but have never tried)?

    Article  |  October 25th, 2017
    hobbies, listener stories, sports, submission, submit, ugc, wheelhouse

    There's a new prompt up on the Submit page, and it's pretty simple: tell me about something you thought you'd be good at, but have never actually tried?

  • Episode 002 is here!

    Article  |  October 16th, 2017

    Summary of Episode 002: I Are Smart

  • Welcome, Stitcher! Plus new episode drops on Monday!

    Article  |  October 13th, 2017
    a dollar, buttons, catholic schools, catholocism, dr. who, fan fiction, fanfic, four bits, harley quinn, homag, ikea wrenches, irish, irish americans, jubilee, junk drawers, pepsi, pepsi spirit, pins, plagiarism, six bits, two bits

    Pete Brown Says is now available in the Stitcher app. Plus, Episode 000 drops on Monday!

  • Up and running in iTunes and Google play

    Article  |  October 10th, 2017

    You can now subscribe to the show on iTunes, Google Play and in Stitcher and Overcast.

  • Podcast Limbo

    Article  |  October 9th, 2017
    apple podcasts, babushka, bonfire, charlie brown, esl, google play, homecoming, made-up words, marching band, newspaper, overcast, podcast, russia, school newspaper, snoopy, stitcher, swirly, texas a&m, tunein, under the bus

    A few thoughts while I wait for Apple and Google to approve the addition of my podcast to their stores.