Lin-Manuel Miranda raps as a dragon in new album from ‘Story Pirates’ podcast creators


Welcome to Small Humans, an ongoing series at Mashable that looks at how to take care of – and deal with – the kids in your life. Because Dr. Spock is nice and all, but it’s 2019 and we have the entire internet to contend with.

A new song featuring superstar Lin-Manuel Miranda is out this week, and the backstory  involves a Utah teen’s bike ride to karate and a top-rated podcast for kids. 

It’s an unusual combination— a bike ride to karate, a rapping dragon and the creator of Hamilton. But it’s standard fare for the thousands who regularly stream the Story Pirates podcastStory Pirates (the group of the same name) seeks out kids’ stories, which its creative team then “steals” and turns into sketch comedy and songs, sometimes snagging celebrities to help. Read more…

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