MeetJennifer Racusin
Jennifer Racusin is a writer with a runaway imagination, an artist making huge bird puppets, and a teacher teaching the future how to think.

From the mind of Jennifer

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{Kids’ Stories}: The Squirting Cucumber

Five year-old Arthur Racusin shares his poetic take on the weird new plant at the South Coast Botanical Gardens: the squirting cucumber.

Jennifer Racusin
October 23, 2020
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The Mythical Creatures Club: A {Kids Story}

Unicorns! Griffins! Flying pigs! Cute dogs! All written and illustrated by Caitlyn Ellison, the latest creative wunderkind to be featured on The Prompt.

Jennifer Racusin
October 20, 2020
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Coming Home

A monologue shared from a digital stage: the theater may be a different experience in 2020, but there will always be a human need for connection and story.

Jennifer Racusin
September 16, 2020
Lifestyle, Wildcard
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Metis vs. Zeus: The Original {Beef} Between Men, Women, Gods & Goddesses

Metis and Zeus were equally powerful until Zeus swallowed his first wife to keep her from the throne. The myth is a real story, and the original beef.

Jennifer Racusin
July 17, 2020
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Nun Farts and Meat Pies: A {Family Dinner} Story

Have you ever eaten nun farts? Neither has Jennifer. But that won’t stop her from bringing “Pets-de-Nonne” and a meat pie to tonight’s Prompt Potluck.

Jennifer Racusin
March 3, 2020
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The Dolly Parton Challenge: Personal Connections & {Missed Connections}

As the #DollyPartonChallenge gripped the internet this week, Jennifer wants to share her unfiltered, disconnected but very connected love for Dolly Parton.

Jennifer Racusin
January 27, 2020
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When the Good Boys Found a UFO

It was just another day playing in the woods for the good boys, until they found a UFO in their secret hiding place.

Jennifer Racusin
January 14, 2020
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A Few Paws-itive Things about the CATS Movie

Critics have almost universally panned the CATS movie. Why? Because it’s objectively bad. But that won’t stop us from saying something nice about it.

Jennifer Racusin
January 8, 2020
Pop Culture
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When Pretty Birds {Pass the Ketchup}

Pretty birds often know they’re pretty. And when they’re showing off, feeling themselves, they can be totally oblivious to the rest of the flock.

Jennifer Racusin
October 25, 2019
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