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by matthewdicks
Sep 21, 2013

This is a story told at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY in 2012 for a Moth StorySLAM. This was the winning story of the night. It tells of a time when my best friend and I stole a table of shoes from an store's outdoor...


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by vmccraw
Sep 21, 2013

In memory of my Grandma Addie.

We learn things every day. We learn...


A story told at the 92nd Street Y in New York City for The Story Collider. It's the story of the pranks I played on my aged high school science teacher in order to impress a girl. The girl never noticed me, but the teacher was one step...


MP3 of the story, told live at the Mark Twain House in Hartford, CT in September of 2013. It deals with the way that the offhanded recitation of a line from Monty Python and the Holy Grail unexpectedly reached a student who was...


The following are a few excerpts from a book I had the pleasure of editing.  The book is titled The Last One:  An Orphaned Child Fights to Survive the Killing Fields of Cambodia authored by Marin Yann who has given...


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by Snapper Judgment
Sep 08, 2013

keys made of poo
tap the glass all you want, theres no glass behind me.


While the Los Angeles area is defined as being fiercly car-centric, some of us Angelenos take pride in the fact that we bike to get places. 

Usually, we get along with each other because we bicyclists are a bit of a minority.  We...


Hi, I'm a program officer at Kalliopeia Foundation.  We fund a variety of different nonprofit programs, including a handful of programs in prisons.  Since I also happen to be a huge fan of the show (thank God for J Dilla on NPR!!),...


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by Jared Lucas Nat...
Aug 19, 2013

For the past twenty years my father has been writing a book about his life. He started writing it on our commodore...


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by Fern Ronay
Aug 17, 2013

December 20, 2008; Irving, Texas; Last game ever at Texas Stadium

Blame it on the babysitter.  That's what I say.  He's the reason H and I are driving around in endless circles outside Texas Stadium...


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by Fern Ronay
Aug 17, 2013

“It’s not an adventure until something goes wrong.” -Yvon Choinard


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by Moises Paz Salinas
Aug 16, 2013

Healed by my Abuelita (grandmother) Angel

Sarah Salinas, Isidoro Pesach and Moises Paz on Rosh Hashanah


As I finished blowing the Shofar (rams horn), he awoke from his coma, looked as his startled wife...


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by rdlemon
Aug 14, 2013

At 9pm I went to eat dinner and read journal articles on my IPAD at El Ama’s restaurant in Austin, TX. I turned into the parking lot behind the restaurant and turned to the right. Continuing on the same angle I pulled into a parking spot,...


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by DarrellPe00
Aug 13, 2013

Significantly, Hollande has beenquoted, "I don't like the Full-bodied." The tax preparedness time of year is now at its morning. Uncle Sam wants his tax money. That besides goes for vehicles that did not pass an emissions test. Cut costs by...


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by kelleybean
Jul 28, 2013

All teenage girls say they're ugly, but I knew I was ugly. I was pale and tall, with medium-brown hair in unmanageable curls, medium-brown eyes, thin lips and a very pointy nose. Resigned to my homeliness, I just hoped that my looks would...