The How I Learned Series features writers, storytellers, comics, and other raconteurs holding forth on lessons learned, unlearned, relearned or in progress. The How I Learned Series happens once a month, and sometimes more than that, which basically means you will have the best night of your life on those nights, repeatedly.



Friday, September 14, 2012

All That's in The Past

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012


Look, things have changed. Everything is different now. Move on, already. Wait, don't move on until after you come to this show. Then you may move on. This is going to be just like that '80s movie with Emilio Estevez and those other two people, only not as terrible.

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The How I Learned Series Presents

HOW I LEARNED THAT WAS THEN THIS IS NOW

Featuring:

DAN ST. GERMAIN
(John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show)
STEVE ZIMMER
(The Moth GrandSLAM Champion)
LANE MOORE
(The Onion)
JIM O'GRADY
(The Moth GrandSLAM Champion)
JEFFERSON
(Bare! True Stories of Sex, Desire, and Romance)

Creator, Producer + Host:
BLAISE ALLYSEN KEARSLEY

Intern:

LYRA SMITH

Wednesday, September 26th

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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DAN ST. GERMAIN
 has been seen on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, John Oliver’s NY Standup Show on Comedy Central, The Electric Company, Guy Code on MTV2, and elsewhere. He’s written for The Onion Sports Network and The Onion News Network, and has been featured on WTF with Marc Maron, and Sirius Radio. Dan’s the creator and star of the web series Kicking Dan Out featured on My Damn Channel and co-hosts a weekly podcast with Sean Donnelly on Cave Comedy Radio called My Dumb Friends. His shorts have appeared on the front pages of Funny or Die, Best Week Ever, and The Huffington Post.


STEVE ZIMMER has been telling stories since 2006. His storytelling highlights include:  Moth Radio Hour, Moth GrandSLAM champ, Moth Podcast, Moth   Mainstage and  Moth YouTube series.  Steve is originally from the Midwest and grew up in Illinois before moving to The Moth.


LANE MOORE is a stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and musician/music-obsessed personShe is currently a writer for The Onion and Ms. Magazinemanaging editor of truTV‘sDumb As A Blog, and a former editor for Jezebel She also co-created a comic book based on her experiences in Los Angeles called Smarty Pantswhich can be found in stores throughout the U.S. and Canada. And no, she doesn't sleep very much at all. 


JIM O'GRADY has worked as a reporter for The New York Times, professor of journalism at NYU, and research director at The Center for an Urban Future, a policy think tank. He is now a reporter for WNYC Radio. He has won ten Moth storyslams and a Moth GrandSLAM, and has told a story on This American Life. He has a message for all you hatahs out there... but forgets what it is.



JEFFERSON is a New York-based writer, sex educator, and storyteller. He is curator and host of two storytelling shows: Bare! True Stories of Sex, Desire and Romance, and Spill! True Stories of Queer Sex, Desire and Romance. Each show runs monthly in both New York and Washington, D.C. Jefferson is the winner of How I Learned's inaugural reading/storytelling slam, Storytimes. He blogs at One Life, Take Two.





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