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The Crabby Hermit considers coming out of his shell

From: SCAD Radio
Series: Commentary Corral
Length: 01:54

An introverted young man considers a different life.

Hermitcrab_small His feet hurt. He wants to sleep. Then he gets the call from the drunken friend. Maybe Jeff Garris should try to come out of his hermit shell.

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His feet hurt. He wants to sleep. Then he gets the call from the drunken friend. Maybe Jeff Garris should try to come out of his hermit shell.

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Review of The Crabby Hermit considers coming out of his shell

Utterly engaging narrator, with a unique story, perspective, and voice. I appreciated the range of his voice, how he broke the stream of his narration with unexpected interjections.

This would fit as a "story" segment on a literary-type show in an urban radio market.

This was on of my favorites among those chosen by PRX for podcast.

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Review of The Crabby Hermit considers coming out of his shell

This is a nice spirited first person style essay about a guy who puts in his time at work but is irked by a friend who doesn't have to work, cuts the classes his parents are paying for and spends his evenings -- this one included -- getting hammered.

I like the piece, it has a good pace and is a fun listen. It seemed to end abruptly, but that might just be that I was enjoying myself and wasn't ready for it to be over.