The Moth StorySLAMs are open-mic storytelling competitions which are held weekly. When the doors open, storyteller hopefuls put their names in The Moth “hat”. A half hour later, names are picked, and one by one, storytellers take the stage. The ten featured stories are scored by teams of judges selected from the audience. Each StorySLAM generates a StorySLAM winner. After ten SLAMs, the winners face off in our GrandSLAM Championships.
This week's Theme: Pride
Prepare a five-minute story about a maiden voyage! Wax on about your first: home run, miserable failure, roped steer, kiss, child, crisis of conscience, job, pet, toupee, trip overseas, internet date, grandchild or fist fight. Grand openings, birth order, wild initiations, or milestones reached. There's a firsttime for everything…