Episode 26- Becoming Donatello

It was 1990, I was 7 years old and I was anticipating the release of greatest film ever made: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Not only this, but I actually believed I was a turtle and had every intention to reveal my true identity to an elementary school crush... 

Art by Pete Whitehead

“My costume felt more like armor. It felt more like turtle skin. My skin…”

Story created & performed by:

Aaron Calafato

Podcast Coordinator: Cori Birce

Audio Production: Ken Wendt

Original Art: Pete Whitehead



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