Archives for category: Wiiliamsburg

public-assembly

Tuesday, June 25, 8-10pm, free!

Public Assembly, 70 North Sixth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211

(718) 384-4586

Please note: this month we are meeting upstairs in the Loft.

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 us this month as our always surprising storytellers tell tales of the unexpected:

Hosted by Jefferson (Bare!, One Life Take Two)

Michael Bryan (Creepy Kid)

Ray Cordova (Nobody’s Token)

John Flynn (Upright Citizen’s Brigade)

Roman Rimer (Greener Grass)

. . . and you! You’ve surprised, been surprised or are you simply jaded? Put your name in the hat for a chance to spill all on the Spill! stage.

And still more! One lucky audience member will win one Spill!’s sexy raffle prize.

Jefferson

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 as well as the biweekly Foreplay! A Sexy Storytelling Open Mic.

Michael Bryan

Michael Bryan

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.

Ray Cordova

Ray Cordova

Born and raised in New York, Ray Cordova is one of the funniest talents in the city. He can be seen performing all over the city and across the East Coast with Nobody’s Token. In addition to breaking down stereotypes and making waves with his improv troupe, Ray is also taking the sketch world by storm and can be seen all over YouTube. Appearing in commercials with the likes of Zach Wood from The Office, and always looking for his next project, sky’s the limit!

JFlyshot

John Flynn has been performing, writing, and directing at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade since 2004. He’s a producer and regular performer of Nights of Our Lives, a monthly storytelling show that has been running for seven years. He hosts an open mic story telling show, Oh Hey Guys, every Thursday at the UCB Theater in the East Village.

Roman Rimer

Roman Rimer

Roman Rimer is a nomadic storyteller, activist, artist and baker.  Roman has performed across the country and has written and performed three autobiographical shows. His most recent show, Greener Grass, celebrates queer love and connection in St. Louis during the fall of 2011, as an energy workshop, the unpredictable World Series and the newly created Occupy camp collectively create a unique electricity in the air. Roman is openly transgender and speaks at colleges and universities.





Email and mailing list spillstories@gmail.com

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 companion show Bare! True Stories of Sex, Desire and Romance, monthly in Boston, New York City and Washington, D.C. Try your hand at sexy storytelling at the biweekly Foreplay! A Sexy Storytelling Open Mic, alternate Mondays at The Three of Cups in New York City.

Advertisements

public-assembly

Tuesday, May 28, 8-10pm, free!

Public Assembly, 70 North Sixth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211

(718) 384-4586

Please note: this month we are meeting upstairs in the Loft.

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 us this month as our storytellers go long with tales of scores won, lost and settled:

Hosted by Jefferson (Bare!, One Life Take Two)

Lynsey G (New York City Poetry Brothel)

Amy Jo Goddard (Sex Educator)

Musical guest Calum Ingram

. . . and you! You’ve scored, won and lost. Put your name in the hat for a chance to spill all on the Spill! stage.

And still more! One lucky audience member will win one Spill!’s sexy raffle prize.

Jefferson

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 as well as the biweekly Foreplay! A Sexy Storytelling Open Mic.

Lynsey G

Lynsey G

Lynsey G is a writer, reviewer, interviewer, columnist and blogger writing
for and about sex, feminism and porn since 2007. The winner of 2013 Feminist Porn Award has one foot in and one foot out of the adult entertainment industry. Formerly a smut scribe for Fox, Juggs, and Tight magazines, she’s also written for xoJane, MadisonBound.com, and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and former the editor-in-chief for WHACK! Magazine, she’s now at work blogging at her own website, working on a few books of various types, and whoring it up with the New York City Poetry Brothel.

Amy Jo Goddard

Amy Jo Goddard

Amy Jo Goddard maintains a private sex and relationship coaching practice and speaks internationally about sexual empowerment, healthy sexuality and relationships. She is co-author of Lesbian Sex Secrets for Men and is a contributing author of All About Sex: A Family Resource Guide on Sex and Sexuality. She has been featured on the Discovery Channel, FOX, and The Maury Povich show, in addition to her many radio and podcast appearances. She is director/producer of the forthcoming documentary, At Your Cervix, and was host of CherryBomb.com’s web stream program “Fresh Advice,” developing, researching, writing and performing over 60 episodes on women’s sexuality. As a performing artist and playwright she has produced many shows in New York City, including the legendary Vulvalution.

Calum Ingram

Calum Ingram

Calum Ingram is a classically trained cellist singer/songwriter from Paisley, Scotland.
He is now based in New York and has studied at The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. Calum’s unique style on the cello has a guitar-like quality, showcasing his Celtic, Folk, Jazz and Blues roots. Calum has played, worked and jammed with musicians from all over the world including Alan Nimmo, Jessie Arlen, Johnny Barr, Richie Cannata, Steve Holley, Ray Weston and guitarist Jon Paris. In 2011, he opened for Jack Bruce at the Queens Hall for the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival, and played world renowned Melodica Music Festival NY in 2012. He currently plays all over New York City, frequenting venues such as The Bowery Electric, Sidewalk Cafe and The Bitter End.





Email and mailing list spillstories@gmail.com

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 companion show Bare! True Stories of Sex, Desire and Romance, monthly in Boston, New York City and Washington, D.C. Try your hand at sexy storytelling at the biweekly Foreplay! A Sexy Storytelling Open Mic, alternate Mondays at The Three of Cups in New York City.

Tuesday, March 26, 8-10pm, free!

Public Assembly, 70 North Sixth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211

(718) 384-4586

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.

This month marks our first year of spilling all! Thanks to those who’ve been with us from the start, as well as to those starting with us now.

Join our forward-facing storytellers as they look back to explain how that was then, this is now:

Hosted by Jefferson (One Life Take Two, Bare!)

Damian Bellino (My High School Boyfriend Was Gay)

Robin Cloud (The Triple Minority Report)

Rod Sayegh (The P.I.T.)

LeNair Xavier (The Industry)

Musical guest Leibya Rogers (Leibya Fair Live)

. . . and you! You been there and back to then and now. Or perhaps you enjoy the occasional now and then?  Put your name in the hat for a chance to spill all on the Spill! stage.

And still more! Lucky audience members will win one of Spill!’s free special first anniversary raffles.

Jefferson

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.

Damian Bellino

Damian Bellino is a comedian, actor, writer and short man. He is the creator and author of the popular blog, My High School Boyfriend Was Gay, and hosts the storytelling show inspired by it at the Upright Citizens Brigade. My High School Boyfriend Was Gay has been featured in Marie Claire, In Touch Weekly, AM New York, among others. You can also see him perform various characters, stories, sketches and bits around New York.

Robin Cloud

Robin Cloud

Robin Cloud is an African American woman who can ski. She is also a nationally touring comedian and host of her critically acclaimed live comedy show, The Triple Minority Report, which opens dialogue on fun topics such as racism, classism and homophobia oh my! Her festival appearance include the Women in Comedy, Ohio Lesbian, Fresh Fruit, Emerging Artists and Hot! Festivals. Frequently booked to be the Master of Ceremonies, she is proud to have teamed up with fantastic artists and organization such as the Hetrick-Martin Institute, The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, NYC Pride, Mr. Murray Hill, Toshi Reagon, Doria Roberts and many more!

Leibya Rogers (Mindy Raf)

Leibya Rogers (Mindy Raf)

Mindy Raf is a writer, comedienne and musician based in Brooklyn. She has written for CollegeHumor, VH1, TNT, The Daily Comedy Network, and was a contributor to the My Parents Were Awesome anthology. She has performed at the Women in Comedy Festival, SketchFestNYC, NY Funny Songs Fest and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, where she was named a festival highlight performing as feminist folk singer Leibya Rogers. Through the popularity of Leibya Rogers, she fan-funded and produced a full length vinyl comedy album LeibyaFair Live. Mindy’s first novel The Symptoms of My Insanity (Dial/Penguin) comes out April 2013.

Rod Sayegh

Rod Sayegh

Rod J. Sayegh is a storyteller, improviser and actor in New York City. He has trained at The P.I.T., Magnet Theater, The Story Studio and The New Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. He performs regularly at The P.I.T. When not performing he can be found working a crowd of any type and scoping out the scene. He enjoys long walks in the park and humming Carpenter’s songs in the abyss of his mind.

LeNair Xavier

LeNair Xavier

LeNair Xavier originally gained notoriety as adult entertainer “Tré Xavier.” He officially broke from that persona in early 2011 when at a Men of All Colors/NY event, he debuted his poetry series about the gay porn industry simply titled “The Industry.” He is now making a brand of LeNair Xavier as a writer, blogger, performer and model, by way of magazine interviews done here and abroad, modeling for Next Door Magazine and YouTube videos showcasing his talents in singing, writing, dancing and video production. He is a regular at Mike Geffner’s monthly erotica event Titillating Tongues.





Email and mailing list spillstories@gmail.com

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 companion show Bare! True Stories of Sex, Desire and Romance, monthly in Boston, New York City and Washington, D.C. Try your hand at sexy storytelling at the biweekly Foreplay: A Sexy Storytelling Open Mic, alternate Mondays at The Three of Cups in New York City.

Tuesday, February 26, 8-10pm, free!

Public Assembly, 70 North Sixth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211

(718) 384-4586

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

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

Michael Bryan

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

Dandy Darkly

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.

Kelli Dunham

Kelli Dunham

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

J. LaLonde

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

Adam Newman

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.





Email and mailing list spillstories@gmail.com

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.

Tuesday, November 27, 8-10pm, free!

Public Assembly, 70 North Sixth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211

(718) 384-4586

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 sure-shot storytellers as they take aim with tales of miscues:

Hosted by Jefferson (One Life Take Two, Bare!)

Joanne Filan (Comedian)

Michael Hartney (So I Like Superman)

Dixon Mason (Fetish Model)

William Mullin (Closet Cases)

Musical guests Jessica Louise Dye and Jen Kwok

. . . and you! You’ve got stories of taking aim, missing the mark or scoring a bull’s eye. 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

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.

Jessica Louise Dye

Jessica Louise Dye fell into music, fashion and photography after being honorably discharged from the Air Force, abandoned by her lover and forced to live out of her car for several months. She went on to organize dozens of concerts and artisan fairs, helping to ignite the music and arts community in Washington, DC.  Now based in the nation’s capital and Brooklyn, Jessica performs solo and as half the duo Lightfoot.

Joanne Filan

Growing up in New Jersey but refusing to die there, Joanne Filan has performed all over the country, including at clubs like The Friars Club, Gotham Comedy Club, Caroline’s, The Laugh Factory and New York Comedy Club. Joanne reaches the masses through her media appearances including Here TV’s Hot Gay Comics, Comedy Time TV, and Comics Favorite Jokes in the New York Post. Joanne continues to educate in her own way by performing at colleges and universities such as Bryn Mawr, Lehigh, St. John’s and Monmouth University.

Michael Hartney

Michael Hartney writes and performs regularly at the UCBT. He was a writer/actor on Arbuckle and High Treason, and the writer and performer of So I Like Superman: A One-Nerd Show. Michael can be seen on 30 Rock, in the films True to the Heart and BearCity, in the webseries Two Jasperjohns and It Gets Betterish, and in commercials for Hanes, AT&T, Target, Time Warner Cable, CarMax and many more.

Jen Kwok

Jen Kwok is a writer/performer based in Brooklyn whose unique style of music and comedy has been featured by MTV, Comedy Central and Rolling Stone Magazine. Jen has appeared at such venues as Ars Nova, Joe’s Pub and The Kennedy Center, and her online viral videos (“Date an Asian”, “Zordon is a Racist”) have raked in over three million views.

Dixon Mason

Dixon Mason is a fetish model, adult actress and nerd. Yes, you can see her tits on the internet (and soon on DVD!) She currently resides in Oakland, CA, where all the good smut gets made. This is her first time (hopefully of many) telling a story!

William Mullin

William Mullin has written and performed with Ed Helms of the Office as well as writing for Jane Lynch. He has performed at The Moth, and produces a storytelling show in Provincetown called Closet Cases.

Next Month

Dec 18

Dawn J. Fraser, Frank Liotti, Susan Kent, William Mullin, Victoria Scroggins and musical guest Mindy Raf.





Email and mailing list spillstories@gmail.com

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.

Tuesday, October 30, 8-10pm, free!

Public Assembly, 70 North Sixth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211

(718) 384-4586

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 well-groomed storytellers as they comb out their hairiest tales:

Hosted by Jefferson (One Life Take Two, Bare!)

Dawn J. Fraser (Barbershop Stories)

Frank Liotti (Comedian)

Susan Kent (Tell It: Brooklyn)

William Mullin (Closet Cases)

Victoria Scroggins (Tell It: Brooklyn)

Musical guest Mindy Raf

. . . and you! You’ve got stories of hair-splitting moments. 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

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.

Dawn J. Fraser

Dawn J. Fraser is a humorist, storyteller and national speaker from San Jose, California. She is the host of Barbershop Stories, which features storytellers performing true tales in a salon in Brooklyn. Then she chops off their hair. Dawn delivers speeches and workshops about the nature of stories to develop vision, identity and leadership potential, and is a storytelling coach through The Moth’s Community Outreach Program. She loves being both a twin and a Trinidadian.

Susan Kent

Susan Kent is a freelance writer, storyteller and future New York Times-bestselling memoirist. She spent over half of her life in the Deep South and has been working out a lot of those demons on her blog, Southern Discomforts, for quite a while. Susan also over-shares on a regular basis at shows like The Moth, on the Risk! Podcast, and encourages others to do the same at her own show, Tell It: Brooklyn.

Frank Liotti

Frank Liotti’s criminal spree has taken him to Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, Jonny Zero, Canturbury’s Law and other televised murder scenes. A graduate of Yale School of Drama as well as SUNY Purchase, he landed in The New York Times for the production of “Cats Talk Back,” a mockumentary of life as a cast member of the Broadway hit “Cats.” As a stand-up comic, his sardonic wit, powerhouse characters and bizarre stream of consciousness are garnering growing buzz about the scene. He will appear in the film “BearCity 2,” a TLA Films release, this fall.

William Mullin

William Mullin has written and performed with Ed Helms of the Office as well as writing for Jane Lynch. He has performed at The Moth, and produces a storytelling show in Provincetown called Closet Cases.

Mindy Raf

Mindy Raf is a writer, comedienne and musician based in Brooklyn. She has written for CollegeHumor, VH1, TNT, The Daily Comedy Network and was a contributor to the “My Parents Were Awesome” anthology. She has been invited to perform at the Women in Comedy Festival, SketchFestNYC, NY Funny Songs Fest and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, where she was named a “stellar surprise” by The Portland Mercury. Her fist novel, The Symptoms of My Insanity, will be published by Dial (Penguin Young Readers Group) and comes out April 2013.

Victoria Scroggins

Victoria Scroggins is a Brooklyn-based storyteller, comedian and writer. She co-produces and hosts a monthly storytelling show Tell It: Brooklyn. You can find her there and various other venues regaling audiences with her tales of life in Texas and beyond.





Email and mailing list spillstories@gmail.com

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.

Tuesday, September 25, 8-10pm, free!

Public Assembly, 70 North Sixth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211
718/384-4586

Each month, Spill! brings together storytellers, comedians, sex educators and others to share true tales from their own experiences of 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 bug-eyed storytellers as they drop jaws over their most suprising moments:

Hosted by Jefferson (One Life Take Two, Bare!)

Damian Bellino (My High School Boyfriend Was Gay)

Tara Clancy (Channel Rat)

Kelli Dunham (Queer Memoir)

David Smithyman (We’re Nice People)

Musical guest Molly Ruth

. . . and you! You’ve got stories of times you had the rug pulled out from under you. Or maybe you did the rug pulling? 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

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.

Damian Bellino

Damian Bellino is a comedian, actor, writer and short man. He is the creator and author of the popular blog, My High School Boyfriend Was Gay, and hosts the storytelling show inspired by it at the Upright Citizens Brigade. My High School Boyfriend Was Gay has been featured in Marie Claire, In Touch Weekly, AM New York, among others. You can also see him perform various characters, stories, sketches and bits around New York.

Tara Clancy

Tara Clancy has written and performed several full-length monologues at various Off-Off Broadway theaters, including Channel Rat, her solo show in the NY Fringe Festival. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, and she is a Moth StorySLAM winner. Tara is a third-generation bartender and native New Yorker. Originally from Queens, she now lives in Manhattan with her wife and son. Tara is also a licensed tour guide for the City of New York.

Kelli Dunham

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.

Molly Ruth

Molly Ruth’s debut LP “Birth Against the Nation” includes songs about animals, incest, fear, glory, murder, God, honor, blasphemy, tragedy, fervor, frenzy, longing, dreams, deserts, pain, devotion, crossroads, blood, birds, minds, time and war.

David Smithyman

Failing to ever fulfill his true potential as an Australian child actor, David Smithyman now lives in Williamsburg and co-hosts and co-produces his own monthly comedy show, We’re Nice People, on the Lower East Side (now in its second year), as well as a monthly variety show in Queens, a fortnightly trivia night in Brooklyn, and an Xbox marathon in his apartment every night of the week. He divides his time between writing jokes, petting animals, and teaching stand-up comedy to teenagers at Gotham Comedy Club.





Email and mailing list  spillstories@gmail.com

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.

Tuesday, August 28, 8-10pm, free!

Public Assembly, 70 North Sixth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211

718/384-4586

Each month, Spill! brings together storytellers, comedians, sex educators and others to share true tales from their own experiences of 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 these adventurous explorers as Spill! moves to its new digs at Public Assembly.

Hosted by Jefferson (One Life Take Two, Bare!)

Chris Doucette (Comedian)

Heidi Galore (Storyteller, Ex-Cop)

Sinnamon Love (AVN Hall of Fame, Sex, Love and Hip Hop)

Musical guest Ben Lerman (Big Band Hot 100)

. . . and you! You’ve got stories of first-time foibles. 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

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.

Chris Doucette

If Oscar Wilde and Tina Fey had a baby, and the only books that baby read were compilations of Calvin & Hobbes comic strips, you’d get Chris Doucette. Chris is the son of a trucker and the first in his family to graduate college. He’s got a blue collar attitude with an Ivy League wit. His humor is current, topical and completely original. In June 2011, Chris won 1st place at the Snubfest Comedy Festival in Chicago. He has written jokes for Emmy Award-winning actor Jane Lynch. The Advocate referred to him as “The Best of LGBT Comedy.” He has performed for colleges, events and clubs all over the country.

Heidi Galore

Heidi Galore is a former police evidence collection agent in Virginia, and is a current crime analyst for an organization focused on finding missing children. She’s told hilarious and scary stories at several local shows including the Risk! podcast and live show and AKA Variety Pants. During the one four-month stretch in which she was single, Heidi once spread the rumor that she was a slut, which resulted in her first of several near-one-night-stands. Soon after this boost to her ego, Heidi met and married the Chameleon of Burlesque, Bambi Galore, and they moved to Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Heidi now enjoys numerous near-one-night-stands together with her wife.

https://i2.wp.com/benlerman.net/hires/LagunaBenLermanColor.jpg

Ben Lerman

Ben Lerman is an award-winning comedy musician and songwriter. Ben plays colleges, clubs and festivals as a solo comedy musician. He’s a popular guest on radio and podcast shows like The Frank DeCaro Show on SiriusXM and the Keith & the Girl Podcast, and he has appeared on Logo TV and Here TV. His debut music video was featured on Atom.com. Ben was nominated for an Excellence in Comedy in New York Award for Best Musical Comedy Act in 2011. He won the award for Best Male Comedy Musician at the 2012 New York Funny Songs Festival. In 2012, Ben started Big Band Hot 100, a monthly music party at the Ace Hotel where a twelve-piece band plays covers of the current Billboard Charts with guest singers from all over the New York City performance map, including Jackie Hoffman, Julie Klausner and Xavier.

Sinnamon Love

Sinnamon Love is an adult film star, fetish model, professional dominatrix, writer, radio personality and single mom of three teenagers. Since 1993, Sinnamon has appeared in over 250 hardcore movies, numerous men’s magazines and countless appearances on Playboy TV and Radio. In 2010, Sinnamon toured with The Punany Poets of HBO’s “Real Sex” fame, a sex positive erotic poetry and sex education show. She is a frequent guest on Shade 45 on SiriusXM and a staff writer and relationship columnist for TheWellVersed.com. She was inducted into the Urban X Awards’ Hall of Fame in 2010 and into AVN Awards’ Hall of Fame in 2011. Sinnamon is an outspoken autism/Asperger’s parent advocate and has taken on improving sex education in inner-city schools. In November, her writing will appear in the anthology 50 Writers on 50 Shades of Grey, followed by an appearance in the anthology The Feminist Porn Book, to be released in February 2013. Love can be heard on DTFRadio.com Thursday nights midnight-two am on Sex, Love and Hip Hop, a relationship advice show featuring music, hip hop artists, sex educators, adult stars and everyday people discussing real topics for the urban demographic.





Email and mailing list spillstories@gmail.com

Spill! True Stories of Queer Sex, Desire and Romance takes place at Public Assembly on the final Tuesday of each month. Also visit our monthly companion show Bare! True Stories of Sex, Desire and Romance.