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08/21/2014

It’s Not Rocket Science

Our next StorySlam is this Tuesday, 8/26 at L’Etage on the theme “Chemistry”. Psst! A few VIP tickets are still available here!

In honor of Tuesday’s Slam theme, we’ve counted down our top five tales from the FPA archive  involving chemistry (both in love and in science). Enjoy!

#5 Mike “Awkward” StorySlam
Mike finds chemistry within someone else’s relationship.
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJDiLr3p6lg[/youtube]

#4 Brenda 2010 Summer Grand Slam
Brenda shares how science played a major part in her pregnancy.
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjgBEDIRZMs[/youtube]

#3 Anissa “Ex Files” StorySlam
Anissa discovers love and wormholes on W. 47th Street.
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwtJAJypMy0[/youtube]

# 2 Marjorie “Burned” StorySlam
Marjorie goes into depth about her experience teaching 7th grade science (and setting children on fire).
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjSw0YC18_c[/youtube]

#1 Diamond “Back To School” StorySlam
13 year-old David steals uranium from a nuclear power plant on a field trip.
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8owB2WgduE[/youtube]

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