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Most Awkward Countdown

To get you pumped for this Tuesday’s L’Etage StorySlam on the theme “Awkward”, here’s a countdown of our top 5 strangest, weirdest, and most uncomfortable tales in the FPA archive. Enjoy!

#5 Deniz, “Do the Right Thing” StorySlam
Deniz relives the glories of youth: acne, lopsided afros, and apple patches on his shorts. Thanks, mom!

#4 Anissa, “Ex-Files” StorySlam
Anissa is caught in a wormhole/vortex of love.

#3 Andrew, RISK! at the 2013 First Person Arts Festival
Andrew is desperate to impress his ultrasound technician.

#2 Nimisha, “Second Chances” StorySlam
Nimisha reveals the tale of how she found true love and her parents’ hilarious and shocking response.

#1 Steve, “Ex-Files” StorySlam
Steve is unable to contain himself during an awkward high school date at a church carnival.


Upcoming Events
  • StorySlam: Windfall
  • Date: August 27, 2019
  • Time: 7:30 PM
  • Venue: CSZ Philadelphia
  • Location: 2030 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107