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10/29/2010

Remember Meghan’s Epic Fail?

I know November 10 is marked in your calendars because it’s the date of our Fall Grand Slam and Soiree!

To get you all caught up, for the next two weeks we are going to feature all of the former champs who will be competing!

Remember when Meghan ate a paper plate because she thought it was a Pita? Well, come out on November 10 and hear her battle it out for the Grand Slam title. (Watch her original story below.)

Name: Meghan
Age: 27
Location: Bella Vista. Make a left at the blinking police camera.
Slam won: Epic Fail (I accidentally tried to eat a paper plate thinking it was a pita triangle.)

What was the last thing you won (story slam not included)?
A ping pong game around 2:30 AM in my basement. At least I think I won…

In honor of FPA’s 10 year anniversary in 2011 – Tell us a story in 10 words.
When I was young I chased my imaginary friend “The Future”.

What would your dream theme be for a Storyslam? What story would you tell?
Epic Fail, and I would tell my pita/paper plate story. But that already happened, so I guess the theme could be “Change of Plans” and I would tell this story about the time my friend and I were driving to South Dakota for a Native American reservation spirit quest, but the car broke down at Chicago and we had a weeklong Chicago bender instead.

Who do you know that tells the worst (or best) stories?
My friend Adam Woods tells the best stories. Not only does he have a charming Tennessee accent, he has an incredible ability to take his time setting up a good story and hit you with a climactic ending. Being from Tennessee he also has a great cast of characters- like Popcorn Sutton, the moonshine maker.

Why are you a good storyteller? (aka why should your competitors be scared?)
I’m short and to the point, with a healthy amount of self-deprecation. Seriously though, I’m going to lose.

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