Jodi Eichelberger: The Acorn People show

Jodi Eichelberger: The Acorn People

Summary: Stories from actor and puppeteer Jodi Eichelberger. As a Broadway performer in the original cast of "Avenue Q" and international puppeteer in such shows as "Lazy Town", Jodi has traveled the world and relates stories from his childhood home in Boise, Idaho to getting stuck in the remote fjords of Iceland. These are stories of travel, growing up, dreams and delusions. In the style of memoir and personal narrative, these podcasts will appeal to fans of David Sedaris and "This American Life". Jodi currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. You can read more at


 19: Easter in Hell(nar) | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:21:19

Three puppeteers from the children's television show "LazyTown" spend their Easter break driving the Ring Road in Iceland. The end of the trip brings them to the Snaefellsness peninsula where Jules Verne's famed explorers began their "Journey to the Center of the Earth". Our narrator takes an unexpected journey of his own as he is taught to "Go Viking" during a Viking Tarot Card reading. Music by Ragnheiður Gröndal

 18: Time Capsule | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:15:38

A podcast over 20 years in the making! Join me as I attend the opening ceremony of a time capsule in which an essay of mine was placed in 1986. Perhaps all things are not worth waiting for... Music: “Time Capsule” by Matthew Sweet

 17: Hair Clippings | File Type: video/quicktime | Duration: 00:23:11

The first part of this was recorded live at “Stories for the Hairdresser” in Brooklyn, NY accompanied by a live band, ICBM. Other music from the original soundtrack of “Hair”.

 16: Count You Too | File Type: video/quicktime | Duration: 00:26:00

I may not be Time Magazine’s “Man of the Year”, but at least I’ll be counted in the census. Warning #1: Quotes from New Yorker’s using colorful language are recreated in this podcast. Warning #2: There is Philip Glass music in this episode

 5: Pied Piper Pillaged! | File Type: video/quicktime | Duration: 00:30:01

The life of a puppeteer can be very odd, but this experience remains one of the most bizarre and taught us to be careful when dealing with the Piper...... you never know what might get charmed away. A re-release of an audience favorite! If you enjoy this, go to the archive and listen to “Pied Piper Extra!”

 15: It's Dark in Here | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:12:42

In honor of the Oscars, here is a podcast about movies... well, not so much about movies, as about watching movies. So stick the popcorn in the microwave, grab a coke, and let’s go to the movies! Music by the City of Prague Philharmonic and from “Annie: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” To see what’s playing at the Alpine Theatre go to


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