One starry night in the french countryside, one world traveler finds love where she most wanted it, but least expected it. Enjoy this story of her ethereal love affair that was told live at our March 2014 show, Starstruck. About the storyteller Depending on who she’s talking to, Maria Stevens identifies either as a personal trainer, corrective exercise …
One girl’s brush with stardom is another’s volunteer sex ed class. This storyteller reflects on her 5th-grade role model, who discussed tampons and the menstrual cycle without making her students “scandalized.” Today’s story comes from our March 2014 show, “Starstruck.” About the storyteller In her day job as a therapist, Elizabeth Simone gets to listen to other people’s …
You scream, I scream, this storyteller screams for some help! She was just floored to discover part of a Halloween haunted house that left her and her band of third graders in the in-between of an elevator shaft. This story was told live at our Oct. 2013 show, “Parents or Guardians.”
A brash young climber meets his match up Shakespeare Glacier. Today’s story revisits a key moment of reflection — and its consequences — in this tale from our January 2014 show, “Scars.”
Moving to Brooklyn is harder than it seems. In Yonkers, three lesbians trek from Uhaul to Uhaul in search of a truck and a joke. They’re still searching for the joke, so listen to the story and let us know if you think of one! This story comes from our December 2013 show, “What Could Go Wrong?”
The next Spokespeople event is Sat., July 26! Join us for Slippery When Wet: Encounters With Water. Tales of swimming, showering, slurping, and other activities undertaken when wet. Water, you waiting for?
Pantsless, in a Ninja Turtles t-shirt, our storyteller frolicked freely in the verdant hills of suburban Maryland until an ill-timed encounter with an ax. Our storyteller, with all her limbs and wits intact, recounted this tale at our January 2014 show, “Scars.”