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Kevin Costner is a storyteller. That’s the reason he co-founded HearHere (now Autio), an audio storytelling app for road trips.
You can pull up this app as you drive and it will share stories and fascinating history of the places you are traveling through with detailed voices that sound like they’re right there in your car.
HearHere is not only entertaining but also educational to listen to while on long drives, which means it’ll never get old!
What is HearHere (Now Autio)?
Wouldn’t it be fun to know the hidden stories of the places you’re seeing when on a road trip? HearHere is your personal audio tour guide, telling true stories about people and locations that make up your surroundings as you travel.
Each story will be insightful and entertaining. You can listen to these different accounts rooted in American history-people, places and events that shaped America’s narrative.
“I love stories and I love history,” says Oscar-winning actor Kevin Costner.
Actor Kevin Costner has decided to join forces with HearHere founders Woody Sears and Bill Werlin to create an audio entertainment app, that aims to preserve humanity’s collective experiences in narrative form for everyone.
The team agreed that the first thing they would do is outline human history from a global perspective, starting with the history of indigenous peoples.
Costner says that it’s not only our responsibility but also our obligation to understand and to faithfully pass on the stories of the people who flourished here for thousands of years.
HearHere’s founders had a mission to share stories in their own words and have the listener go on a journey with the storyteller. They believe that narrative is an important way of making people come together, as well as connecting them to each other in meaningful ways.
What Kinds of Stories Are on HearHere?
Learn about American locations from the perspective of many different people. Hear Lakota tribal stories from HearHere’s partnership with The Tipi Raisers. Or hear a spooky ghost story with a soldier or ship lost at sea!
Explore the history of America, and learn about its industry landmarks. Or find out more about the natural wonders nearby that influenced people’s lifestyles in this area.
HearHere provides a variety of narrators who are passionate about history and can make you feel like you’re visiting the places they discuss.
How Do I Access HearHere?
It’s simple to access HearHere. Simply click here to download the HereHere app on your phone. You can listen to five free stories, and then an annual subscription is $35.99.
HearHere is available on the iPhone with Android soon to follow. Once you’ve downloaded the HearHere app, you can stream content or download it for offline listening. There are more than 1,800 stories to choose from, with more added each month.
HearHere will be an indispensable tool for your next road trip. What are you waiting for? It’s your turn to become part of the story.