Veteran Voices Podcast (Ep 40): Nick Grimes

Nick Grimes | Tell Me a Story 

(This episode contains explicit language or subject matter)



On Episode 40 of Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast, we talk with Nick Grimes, army veteran of Afghanistan and director of the Veterans Breakfast Club’s Post-9/11 Veterans Storytelling Project, about what defines a Post-9/11 era veteran, live storytelling events, the truth in oral history, and how best to thank today’s veterans.

This episode was recorded April 9, 2017 in Homestead, Pa. Host: Kevin Farkas.  Guest: Nick Grimes. Audiography: Kevin Farkas, Bryan Chemini.  Music (available at  David Hyde (“21st Aug 3”), les.wray (“Pretty Surfer Girl Just Rode Off on Her Motorbikel”), hxppy (“Rock1”).  Additional audio (available on  The Orchard Music (Frankie Lane and Jimmy Boyd – “Tell Me a Story”).  ©Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast/The Social Voice Project, Inc.  All rights reserved.





The Veteran Voices: The Oral History Podcast features conversations with those who tell veterans’ stories in creative and interesting ways, such as oral historians, authors, poets, playwrights, and photographers. This podcast is a production of The Social Voice Project, Inc., dedicated to understanding the voices and stories of our lives through the first-hand, authentic accounts of lived experiences we call oral histories. The podcast was formerly produced by the Veteran Voices of Pittsburgh Oral History Initiative, a veteran-run, award-winning 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Host Kevin Farkas is a US Navy veteran and independent multimedia producer specializing in creative sound design and audio engineering.  He has produced several audiobooks, radio dramas, live storytelling events, a podcast network, videos, as well as print and digital media publications.






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