Hear stories from three of How I Learned's favorite writers and performers, then drop your name in the hat for a chance to tell your 5-minute "how I learned" story, AND THEN get friendly, constructive feedback from three seasoned Best In Show coaches who may or may not be liquored up at any given time during the show.
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The How I Learned Series Presents a Special Event:
"HOW I LEARNED / BEST IN SHOW BLENDER"
Part Curated Show / Part Story Slam
HOW I LEARNED FEATURED GUESTS:
(Host, Employee of the Month)
(Host, Ask Me Stories)
BEST IN SHOW STORY SLAM COACHES:
(Journalist, Al Jazeera America)
(Host, The Liar Show)
(Moth GrandSLAM Champion)
BLAISE ALLYSEN KEARSLEY
(How I Learned Series)
(Best In Show)
Can't make it by 6:45? Come as early as possible and sign up during the break.
HOUSING WORKS BOOKSTORE
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ANDY CHRISTIE is the creator/host of the longstanding storytelling series, The Liar Show. He has been featured on The Moth Mainstage and The Moth Podcast. His first appearance at How I Learned was in 2010 on the theme "How I Learned To Lie, Cheat, Or Steal (Vol. 1)." He also told a story at How I Learned's first Brooklyn show in 2011, "How I Learned You Can't Go Home Again: Stories About Where We Grew Up." His writing has been featured in the New York Times, in the anthology Lost and Found: Stories From New York, and in several snooty literary journals,
BRAD LAWRENCE is the host of Best in Show. He performs regularly with Hotsy Totsy Burlesque and The BTK Band, and has written and performed the one-man showsMonsters in the Woods, Childhood, and Girls on Film. His most recent appearance atHow I Learned was in 2011's "How I Learned the Rules of Attraction: Stories About Online Dating." It was only after he'd been booked that he revealed he'd never actually done online dating. In 2009 he told a story for "How I Learned to Live in New York." He does actually live in New York.