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 …
For just one night, this storyteller earned frenemy status with her best friend for her birthday surprise gone awry. This cringeworthy gem was told live at our July 2013 show, “Frenemies.”
Ladies, if you want to stop your yeast infections, cut out sugar, chocolate, caffeine, and bread. Or don’t, and you too may find yourself up late one night with a tray of ice cubes and a strategically placed mini fan.
This week’s storyteller finds herself on a six-hour bus ride with all the fluids she can drink and no, ahem, relief in sight. What do you do when packed onto a crowded bus in Peru with no pitstop on the itinerary? We find out in this tale from our December 2012 show, When It Rains, It Pours.
Sharing a DIY bunk bed, publishing a magazine on feminine sexuality, checking each other for lice, this is what all roommates do together, right? This story of an uncommonly close living arrangement came from our September 2012 show, Roommates.
She’s taken and lives 5,000 miles away. What’s not going to work out? This story of love (un)requited came from our July 2012 show “Wishful Thinking.”