Random thoughts and stories from puppeteer, creator Grant Baciocco.  Available wherever you get your podcasts.

The Ouija Board Incident – GrantCast #17

April 18, 2015 |

SaintDunstansA defining moment in my religious upbringing.

Stan Freberg – GrantCast #16

April 11, 2015 |

We’ve lost a legend.IMG_9769

Eating out. – GrantCast #15

April 4, 2015 |

IIMG_9654n this episode I talk a little about why I prefer to eat out as opposed to cooking at home.  It’s about as exciting as it sounds.

Knowing who you’re talking to. – GrantCast #14

March 28, 2015 |

IMG_9642In this episode I relate to you a story of an encounter after one of the recent Puppet Up! shows.


We’ll see how long this lasts. – GrantCast #13

March 21, 2015 |

In this episode I lay out some new rules.


(I Googoled Rules and looked for a free image I could use.  This came up.)

Sam & Wilkins – GrantCast #12

March 14, 2015 |

I’m reading the Jim Henson biography and try to draw some parallels between 1955 and today.

Shut up and turn it off! – GrantCast #11

March 7, 2015 |


In this episode I unleash my nerd rage about people at theme parks.  And it’s not about selfie sticks, promise.

How my brain works. – GrantCast #10

February 28, 2015 |


Today I’m in the car, sorry for the audio quality, and I talk about one of the funny ways my brain works.

Agents of Change – GrantCast #09

February 21, 2015 |

Sometimes you have to choose between two things and you find out the one you wanted, may not be the best for you.  Also, ask for feedback about a show I don’t publicize at all.  Smart.

April 1, 1985 – GrantCast #08

February 14, 2015 |


On April 1, 1985, something happened that changed my life forever.  I talk about it here.

Too tired to not, not be nice. – GrantCast #07

February 7, 2015 |


I was on the Comedy Film Nerds Podcast the other day, you can listen to the episode here – http://comedyfilmnerds.libsyn.com/ep-254-grant-baciocco – Anyway, in today’s podcast, I talk about what I didn’t say when I was there.

You stole my girlfriend! – GrantCast #06

January 31, 2015 |


Today I talk a bit about working on the Jungle Cruise at Disneyland and a story from that time period that I always remember.

Library show woes – GrantCast #05

January 24, 2015 |

I ramble a bit about the hassles of getting Library Show bookings.

Meeting Stan Freberg – GrantCast #04

January 17, 2015 |

In which I relate the story of meeting Stan Freberg for the very first time.

Grandpa Jim – The GrantCast EPISODE #03

January 10, 2015 |


Jim DeVore, my grandfather, passed away in 2014.  Here is some audio I recorded in 2009 of me talking with Grandpa Jim about a story he used to tell us as kids about a place called Fiddler’s Green.

Image Courtesy of the National Park Service

Image Courtesy of the National Park Service

The House in Burlingame – GrantCast #02

January 3, 2015 |


In which I ramble about my parent’s selling the house that they have lived in since 1984.


Stan Freberg Talks About Jim Henson! – GrantCast #01

September 24, 2011 |

Today, September 24, 2011, the world is celebrating the 75th Birthday of Jim Henson. I have some audio that no one’s ever heard before of Stan Freberg talking about Jim Henson. I figured this would be a great day to release it into the world!

The Jim Henson Company
Stan Freberg
The Radio Adventures of Dr. Floyd
Stuffed & Unstrung