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03/16/2009

Pitfalls of Hamster Racing

In a nearly unforgivable omission from the 2008 Grand Slam, I’m finally getting around to putting George Dougherty’s hilarious and moving story up on the electonic habitrail.  If you were there, you’ll remember this one. Possibly unfairly singled out for going a bit over the time limit, George shared his ambitions and aspirations for the hamster Jack Dawson, and had them dashed by a trick of biology.  Watch it:

And as a special bonus, returning to the internet from brief exile, it’s Juliet Wayne’s hilarious babysitting story with it’s memorable coda. A double-shot of the 2008 Grand Slam for your lunchtime viewing pleasure:

All of the 2008 Grand Slam stories are available in this playlist. Come help us pick another storyteller for the 2009 Grand Slam at the next monthly StorySlam on March 24th at L’Etage, when the theme will be “On My Street.”

“On My Street”
Date: March 24th
Time: 8:30pm-10:30pm (Doors at 7:30)
Host: Victor Fiorillo
Location: L’Etage (6th and Bainbridge)
Cost:$8

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