1500 Stories Podcast drops first full episode Share this February 11, 2021 Now you can listen to the first full episode of the 1500 Stories podcast on your favorite podcast app, or right here at the 1500 Stories website. Not Rich Not Poor is the first of a three episode mini-series exploring the appeal of “middle-classness” as a label. No matter how much money Americans have, many still insist on the label of middle-class. In the mini-series, we hear from ordinary Americans about what middle-classness means to them. This episode focuses on the economic reasons why people prefer to see themselves as middle class.