The How I Learned Series features writers, storytellers, comedians, and other raconteurs holding forth on a different theme. It all happens every last Wednesday of the month, and sometimes more than that, which basically means you will have the best night of your life on those nights, repeatedly.



Rovers, Wanderers, Nomads, Vagabonds...

And maybe just some stories about someone who went somewhere this one time.

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The How I Learned Series Presents
HOW I LEARNED TO LIVE ON THE ROAD:
Tales of Travels, Travails, Wanderlust + Out-of-Town Hijinks, Vol. 2


Featuring:
WESLEY STACE (aka JOHN WESLEY HARDING)
(The Sound of His Own Voice)
JEFFREY JOSEPH
(Comic Strip Live)
JAMI ATTENBERG
(The Kept Man)
MELANIE HAMLETT
(Moth StorySLAM)
KRISTIN MCGONIGLE
(Pindeldyboz)

Creator, Producer + Host
BLAISE ALLYSEN KEARSLEY

Intern
LYRA SMITH

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012
8pm / Doors open at 7
HAPPY ENDING
302 Broome Street between Forsyth + Eldridge
J, M, Z, F to Delancey
B, D to Grand
 
FREE
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WESLEY STACE has released 17 albums under the name
 JOHN WESLEY HARDING--his most recent being The Sound Of His Own Voice. He has also published three novels, including Charles Jessold, Considered as a Murderer, which made both The Wall Street Journal’s Top Ten Novels of The Year and Top Ten Mysteries of The Year. He also created John Wesley Harding’s Cabinet of Wonders, a monthly show that plays at NYC’s City Winery, shortly to air on NPR. 

JEFFREY JOSEPH is an Emmy nominated comedy writer, an accomplished Stand Up Comedian and an award winning Actor. He starred in the feature film The Wrong Mr. Johnson and has appeared opposite Will Smith, Whoopi Goldberg and Bill Murray. On TV Jeff was a regular on The Popcorn Kid, HBO'sDream On, Fox's The Late Show, Haywire and Comic Strip Live. He’s also written and developed television pilots for Fox, ABC, MGM, Imagine and Castle Rock.


JAMI ATTENBERG is the author of Instant Love, The Kept Man, and The Melting Season. She has written for numerous publications including The New York Times and Salon. Her fourth book, The Middlesteins, will be published by Grand Central Publishing in October 2012. 



MELANIE HAMLETT is a nomad and tw0-time Moth StorySLAM champion who divides her time between driving her truck, sleeping on friends' couches, and living out of a back pack in various foreign countries. She's also a travel writer who is working on her first book and has appeared in several storytelling shows all over New York City including Assscat 3000, and Risk!, among others.



KRISTIN MCGONIGLE recently had an essay published in the anthology Madonna and Me: Women Writers on the Queen of Pop. Her writing has also appeared in Pindeldyboz, Lit, and various places online. She also contributes to the Philadelphia City Paper