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You Can Be My Friend

Last night we brought home and deflowered a virgin who is 20 years younger, came clean and saved the lemurs, and evaluated the true cost of a $200 zippo at our “Deception” StorySlam at L’Etage. But the winning “Deception” story came from our long-time StorySlam judge turned winning storyteller.

Meet Jake. A sweet southern Baptist who is really nice to everyone no matter what. Ever ask yourself, “who needs boundaries when you’ve found the perfect candidate for friendship?” Check out Jake’s story and find out! After watching the video of Jake’s winning performance, you’ll want to be Jake’s friend (and possibly long-lost triplet) too. It’s no wonder he was voted Audience Favorite. Jake now works as a social worker — obviously.

Congratulations Jake! Special thanks to all of our amazing storytellers and everyone who came out to last night’s Slam.

Have you, like Jake, been secretly storing up storytelling savvy? Don’t miss your chance to come unload your family baggage, slam out your blood lines and enjoy a night full of stories at the next StorySlam March 14 at World Cafe Live. The theme is “Family Ties.” Doors at 7:30, Slam starts at 8:30. All ages.

-Becca Jennings

Upcoming Events
  • StorySlam: Overdoing it at Fringe Arts (Tickets on sale Dec. 3)
  • Date: December 18, 2018
  • Time: 8 PM
  • Venue: FringeArts
  • Location: 140 N Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106