Two Minute Stories

"Let's Move," a story about the power of gravity

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By Justin Hastings
Brief tales of fiction in less than two minutes by Justin Hastings.
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"Young and Old," a story about life stages
A story about life stages.  Inspiration I'm fascinated by the life changes that happen between the ages of 20 and 40. I often witness this at my day job, where I interact with folks across the spectrum of work life – just starting out all the way until pre-retirement. I find it interesting that in the relatively short amount of time between your early 20s and late 30s, your perspective, values, and lifestyle change drastically. This story, a conversation between co-workers, highlights those differences.  Learn more Enjoyed this story? I would really appreciate a review on Apple Podcasts.  You can also subscribe to Two Minute Stories on Apple Podcasts.  Follow Two Minute Stories and Justin on Twitter.
03:39
January 18, 2019
"The Woman Versus the Work," a story about political alignment
Inspiration There have been far too many examples in recent news about Americans choosing not to align themselves with other people or businesses based strictly on political party. Back a certain candidate or sitting representative? Well, that means everything about them must be wrong.  This story takes that concept to the extreme, where a character chooses political alignment over the most valuable resource.   Learn more   Enjoyed this story? I would really appreciate a review on Apple Podcasts.   You can also subscribe to Two Minute Stories on Apple Podcasts.   Follow Two Minute Stories and Justin on Twitter.
03:41
January 14, 2019
"Dark Days of Sport," a story about athletics and safety
A story about athletics and safety. 
04:20
January 10, 2019
"Battery Life," a story about reliance and recharging
A story about reliance and recharging. 
03:16
January 10, 2019
“Act Accordingly,” a story about professional pretending
A story about professional pretending.
04:16
August 9, 2018
“Gunner,” a story about spirituality and murder
A story about spirituality and murder.
03:44
August 6, 2018
“Build-A-Kid Workshop,” a story about creation and children
A story about creation and children.
04:18
August 4, 2018
“No heroes,” a story about childhood wonder
A story about childhood wonder.
04:08
July 31, 2018
"Stagefright," a story about art and shortcuts
A story about art and shortcuts.
03:47
July 27, 2018
"Time Lottery," a story of winning and its responsibilities
A story of winning and its responsibilities (extended length).
06:32
July 25, 2018
"Lasso," a story about a proud, deadly woman
A story about a proud, deadly woman.
04:29
May 18, 2018
"Stuck in Light," a story about persistence and adaptation
A story about persistence and adaptation.
02:49
May 14, 2018
"Your Life, in Data," a story about exposing your behavior
A story about exposing your behavior.
04:32
May 7, 2018
"Superman Complex," a story about optimism versus truth
A story about optimism versus truth.
04:05
May 7, 2018
"Chaos at the White House," a story about an unhinged leader
A story about an unhinged leader
03:50
May 3, 2018
"Data Discrimination," a story about privacy as a weapon
A story about privacy as a weapon.
04:25
May 1, 2018
"Money is the Root," a story about searching for purpose
A story about searching for purpose.
03:04
March 23, 2018
"The Masters," a 12-part miniseries
"The Masters" is a story about the fictitious annual Quail Valley Spelling Bee which boasts a unique set of rules. Listen to all 12 parts of the miniseries in this episode.
25:05
March 20, 2018
"Sleeping with My Wife," a story of paranoia and marriage
A story of paranoia and marriage.
02:30
March 19, 2018
"The Last Newspaper," a story about human rights and culture
A story about human rights and culture.
03:49
March 15, 2018
"Snow More," a story about a constant battle with weather
A story about a constant battle with weather.
02:21
March 12, 2018
"Immortal," a story of everlasting life
A story of everlasting life.
03:02
March 6, 2018
"The Good Book,” a story about the power of stories.
A story about the power of stories.
02:49
February 28, 2018
"The Shrinking Tower," a story about going higher
A story about going higher.
02:45
February 26, 2018
"The New Anxiety," a story about human emotion and intervening
A story about human emotion and intervening.
03:00
February 24, 2018
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