Crystal launched a new podcast series, Crystal Storytellers. The weekly exploration builds upon Crystal’s Visions Lecture Series featured aboard Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity, bringing these presentations to listeners around the world.
The first episode from the inaugural season featuring Kathy Reichs, novelist and television producer of the hit series Bones, is currently available on the Crystal Insider blog, Spotify, Stitcher and TuneIn (available through the Alexa app).
Each episode of Crystal Storytellers features a guest speaker from a 2019 Crystal voyage in conversation with the ship’s Cruise Director about their respective areas of expertise, as well as highlights of their Crystal voyage and anecdotes about their careers and personal interests. These interviews vary in topic and perspective depending on the guest.
Every week listeners can expect to hear a new conversational interview recorded aboard Crystal ships as they explore the world.
Featured in season one, guest speakers on Crystal Storytellers include:
- Kathy Reichs: Novelist and television producer of the hit series, Bones;
- Bruce McGill: American actor known for his roles in both film and television including National Lampoon’s Animal House;
- General Anthony Zinni: Retired United States Marine Corps Four Star General, former Commander in Chief for the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) and former special envoy to Israel and the Palestinian Authority;
- Melissa Manchester: Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and actress;
- Michelle Lee: Performer, philanthropist, award winning actress, singer, director and producer;
- Scott Kelly: Former military fighter and test pilot, engineer, retired astronaut, former commander of the International Space Station and retired U.S. Navy captain;
- Ken Walsh: Notable journalist, author and historian;
- Sir Michael Burton: Former member of the British Diplomatic Service;
- Leslie Morgan Steiner: New York Times best-selling author, columnist for The Washington Post, and renowned speaker on work/family balance;
- Kevin McCollum: Tony Award-winning theater producer and partner to Crystal Cruise’s Crystal on Broadway programming;
- Rob Caskie: Legendary storyteller specializing in South African history and early Arctic and Antarctic exploration.
New episodes of the podcast are available every Tuesday through January 28, 2020. Crystal Storytellers will expand to other major podcast platforms within the coming weeks including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcast, iHeartRadio, Castbox, Castro, Overcast, Pocket Cast and Podchaser.