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Do you know who she is?

Out next storyteller, Jane Doe, (aka Janet Von Trapp) won our Almost Famous StorySlam when she told a story about the time her mother asked for Jesse Jackson's wife's I.D. at the bank. You can watch the whole story down below. Don't miss Jane(t) and our other amazing storytellers when they compete for the title of “The Best Storyteller in Philadelphia on Wednesday, May 25.

Oh, and in case you didn't know, she's Dr. K's daughter.

Name: Haven't thought of a new name yet
Current Location (as specific as possible, please): Philadelphia
Slam Won: Almost Famous
Favorite Philly summer activity:
Looking around on south street. I like going to the little stores…. shopping for shirts with inappropriate sayings….etc.
What's your dream StorySlam theme?:
I have no dream theme, I don't dream of themes.
Tell us a summer story in 10 words:
This is a story all about how my life got
What’s the

best story you ever heard? My favorite story is how Harriet Tubman returned to slavery over 10 times to free people, even with fainting spells… that's dedication to a cause.
What makes a great story? What makes a great storyteller?
A great story is comical, a great story teller is monotone.
Why should your competitors watch their backs?
They should watch their back because I'm in their face…. and they might not want to look at my face too long so it's best to watch their back.

Check out our our other slammers here and don’t miss the Grand Slam!

– Laura

Upcoming Events
  • BEyond Expectations – The Talk: Parents, Sons and the Police
  • Date: March 7, 2019
  • Time: 6:30 PM
  • Venue: SouthWest CDC
  • Location: 6328 Paschall Avenue
  • StorySlam: Promotions (tickets on sale 3/4/19)
  • Date: March 26, 2019
  • Time: 7:30 PM
  • Venue: The Playground at the Adrienne
  • Location: 2030 Sansom Street