Tuesday, February 26, 8-10pm, free!
Public Assembly, 70 North Sixth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Each month, Spill! brings together storytellers, comedians, sex educators and others to share true tales from their own experiences of queer sex, desire and romance. With stories as diverse as the people telling them, Spill! opens doors to bedrooms, back seats and dungeons to tell what your mama left out about the birds, bees and in-betweens.
Join our dogged storytellers as they snoop around tales of the dark and stormy:
Hosted by Jefferson (One Life Take Two, Bare!)
Michael Bryan (Creepy Kid)
Kelli Dunham (Queer Memoir)
J. LaLonde (Word Thug)
Adam Newman (Butt Talk)
Special guest Dandy Darkly
. . . and you! You’ve been left in the dark and weathered stormy situations. Try your luck by putting your name in the hat for a chance to spill all on the Spill! stage.
And still more! One lucky audience member will win Spill!’s sex-toy raffle, courtesy of Babeland.
Jefferson is the curator and host of Spill! A sex educator and writer, Jefferson keeps a pseudonymous blog, One Life, Take Two, that details his life as a parent and pervert. He is a storyteller frequently seen on stages around the city and elsewhere, including The Moth, where he is a StorySlam winner. He is also host of the monthly series Bare! True Stories of Sex, Desire and Romance.
Michael Bryan is a writer, actor and director with over twenty-five years experience in the entertainment industry. He is Senior Project Manager for the entertainment division of Time Warner Global, where he works with Turner Sports, CNN, Time Warner Global, Warner Brothers, HBO, Showtime and many other brands. Michael was a child TV actor having acted in over thirty commercials, and he worked for many years in Seattle theater with The Bathhouse Theater Company, Seattle Rep and Alice B. Tolkas. He has worked with Robert DeNiro and producer Art Linson and studied playwriting with Tony-winner Tina Howe; three of his plays have been produced off-Broadway. His screenplay, Black Angel, won the Lake Placid Film Festival and was staged for a reading directed by Campbell Scott. Michael’s solo show had a successful off-Broadway run in 2011. He has written a novel based upon his screenplay Black Angel that will be published summer 2013, as well as his memoir, Creepy Kid, detailing his childhood with a bipolar and schizophrenic mother.
Dandy Darkly (Neil Arthur James) is a storyteller of supernatural sleaze and homosexual horror. Dandy cut his teeth (and chipped a tooth) telling tasteless tales of terror down under Provincetown’s Dick Dock and has hosted such venerated venues as Stonewall Inn’s speakeasy stage, Fire Island’s infamous Meat Rack and the Dixon Place cabaret lounge for his one-dandy show A Case of the Vapors! as part of their annual HOT! Festival. In October 2012, Dandy went national, hosting both the Phantom Cabaret and the prestigious Airship Awards at Steamcon, the national Steampunk Convention in Seattle.
Genderqueer nerdcomic Kelli Dunham is the host and co-founder of New York’s longest-running LGBTQ storytelling event, Queer Memoir. She performs at colleges, coffeehouses and pride events nationwide. Her comedy has been seen on Showtime and the Discovery Channel as well as once—just once—at a livestock auction. She wants to be your friend on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and any other future social networking platform, where her screen name is always (get this cleverness) kellidunham.
J. LaLonde has been on the radio since he was sixteen years old. Considered one of the youngest major-market morning show hosts in radio history, he’s set to return to the airwaves in 2013 with the podcast Weirdos, an interview series with the world’s most tragically interesting humans. J. performs at national comedy venues with the likes of Louis C.K., Ralphie May, Carl Labove, Jon Reep, Bert Kreischer, Steve Byrne, Doug Stanhope, Robert Kelly, Whitney Cummings, Jim Breuer and many more. He filmed his first stand-up DVD at The Historic Tennessee Theatre and plans on releasing his debut album in 2013. Having voiced, produced, edited, written and acted in countless TV and radio campaigns, he operates Man Speaks Noise, a voice-over studio in New York and writes for WORD THUG.
Adam Newman is a Brooklyn-based comedian who has appeared on John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show on Comedy Central, was named one of Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch, won Caroline’s Comedy Madness competition, and released his critically acclaimed debut stand-up CD, Not for Horses, on Rooftop Comedy Productions. He hosts the popular BIG LONG SETS at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, and Butt Talk, the world’s #1 Number 2 podcast. His new web series, My Dad is in a Boy Band, was recently released on The Warner Sound.
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Spill! True Stories of Queer Sex, Desire and Romance takes place in Brooklyn at Public Assembly on the final Tuesday of each month and in Washington, D.C., at Black Fox Lounge. Also visit our monthly companion show Bare! True Stories of Sex, Desire and Romance.