Storytelling and Writing

10 posts
Bedtime Stories With Casper Mattresses!

I've been asked to share a little bed-related story for the good folks at Casper Mattresses, during an event at a pop-up shop in NYC. If you're free and would like to attend, the info is below. I'll be sharing the bill with some of my favorite storytelling comedy folks, including Giulia Rozzi, Dion Flynn, and Chris Pappas, hosted by the great Brad Lawrence. It's Weds, December 7th, 7:30pm at...

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New Web Series & More Story Shows

Just did a guest spot over on Dale Radio and then I heard Dale was giving me a hard time about keeping this website updated, so here is some very up to date info about two upcoming shows happening in November. First up, I'm pleased to be doing The Jenny Rubin Show at the HiFi Bar in NYC on Thursday, November 12 with Tom Cowell, Margaret Dodge, Rebecca Vigil, Jason...

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Philly, What’s Good?

As the new season of Dale Radio prepares to launch, I'll also be doing a few storytelling appearances around town. First up, I'm sharing a classic tale of childhood in Philadelphia as part of the beautifully named, SHOW ME YOUR HOAGIE - Stories from Philly! The night is hosted by Bridget O'Neill (who was a guest on an early episode of Dale Radio, back when we were in the prop...

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Post-Holiday Wrap Up at The Jenny Rubin Show

Happy 2015! I'm surrounded by full bottles of scotch and picking pine needles out of my beard, so I'm ready for a wonderful start to the New Year. But since I just spent some time resting and relaxing with family in PA and Ohio - I have a few post-holiday stories to tell and luckily I have a place to tell em! Come on down to 2A Bar at 25...

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Yum’s The Word Show, Next Week

Robin Gelfenbien runs a fantastic storytelling show called Yum's the Word, and I am thrilled to be joining the lineup to ring in the Jewish New Year. Now this show would be amazing to be on regardless, but Robin makes homemade ice cream cakes FOR EVERY SHOW!!! Oh man. Will I even get to the stage knowing that ice cream cakes are in the same room? Because of the New...

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How I Learned to Live in New York

I was thrilled to be a part of the July edition of the fantastic How I Learned Series, hosted by Blaise Allysen Kearsley (who you may see as a guest on Dale Radio very soon!). It was a terrific night full of stories about living in New York told by Bob Powers, Choire Sicha, Maris Kreizman, Blaise, and Sasheer Zamata. I thought I'd include the text of my story here,...

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More Stories Ahead

We've wrapped on an amazing sixth season of Dale Radio over at www.daleradio.com. The season finale episode goes up next week and features one our finest hours yet with Nikki Glaser, Jean Grae, Streeter Seidell, and Jessica Delfino. Thanks to everyone who came out, who appeared on the show, and generally made it possible for this business of obscure podcasting to continue! I'll post more (as Dale) over on his...

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Tom Shillue’s A Funny Story

Folks, I'm super excited to be telling a story as part of the terrific series run by comedian and storyteller, Tom Shillue. Hope you can come out and see me talk about some of my awkward brushes with fame or some weird interaction with the opposite sex on April 24th at Brooklyn Brewery. Tickets are $10 and that gets you a beer and lots of funny stories. Here's the link...

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Twelve Secrets of a Lonely Teen

I was recently asked to contribute a story to the Soundtrack Series, in New York City. Run by the incomparable Dana Rossi, the series invites people to share a personal history informed by music. This summer she asked folks to focus on a song from a particular time period, and I chose Billy Joel's We Didn't Start the Fire, from 1989. In thinking about how I came to own that...

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The Good Word

I am proud to have been part of the first Neighborhood Public Radio broadcast held in January of 2004 at 21 Grand in Oakland, CA. (more…)

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