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11/07/2010

Mail Retaliation

When Chris brought out his top secret plans to defeat his friend Chuck (he wrote them when he was sixteen, by the way) there was no way he wasn’t going to become an audience favorite. His diabolical plan included subscribing Chuck to Playgirl! You can watch the full story below.

Don’t forget to read about our other featured competitors here

I know you want to see all our featured performers compete on November 10 at our Fall Grand Slam.  Click here for more information and to buy tickets.

Name: Christopher Granville Oberlin
Age: 36
Location: Drexel Hill, PA
Slam won: It’s in the Mail (audience favorite)

What was the last thing you won (StorySlam not included)?
Four free tickets to the Battleship New Jersey in a raffle at my step-son’s Cub Scout banquet.  Score!

In honor of FPA’s 10 year anniversary in 2011 – Tell us a story in 10 words.
Got lost in Brazilian rainforest. Sadly, no monkey rescued me.

What would your dream theme be for a StorySlam? What story would you tell?
My dream theme would be “Any Story Told With A Scottish Accent” and I would tell a sad story about my cat dying but it would still be hilarious because it would be told in a Scottish accent which makes everything awesome.

Who do you know that tells the worst (or best) stories?
My 85 year-old grandparents tell horrible stories because they tell every story together yet can never agree on a single detail.  They’re also the best because they’re 85 years old and when they argue with each other about which restaurant they were eating at yesterday, it’s kinda cute.  But also sad.

Why are you a good storyteller? (aka why should your competitors be scared?)
I like to think I have a knack for details.  And I can totally do different voices and stuff.

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