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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.

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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, July 17, 8-10pm, $8

Fontana’s, 105 Eldridge Street, New York, New York 10002
212/334-6740

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 captivating captives for tales of the ever elusive :

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

Damian Bellino (My High School Boyfriend Was Gay)

Chris Doucette (Comedian)

Lynsey G (WHACK! Magazine, New York City Poetry Brothel)

Greg Walloch (Writer, Monologist)

Musical guest Reformed Whores

. . . 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 Bare! 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 Spill! True Stories of Queer 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.

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.

Lynsey G

Lynsey G (aka Miss Lagsalot, in some circles), a copywriter, reviewer, interviewer, columnist and blogger writing for and about porn since 2007, has one foot in and one foot out of the adult entertainment industry. Formerly a smut scribe for Fox, Juggs, and Tight magazines, MadisonBound.com and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, she is now the editor-in-chief at WHACK! Magazine, an online trade publication for the adult industry, and a blogger at her own website. She is a Poetry Whore with the New York City Poetry Brothel, always working on at least one art project and manuscript, and may also be penning a graphic novel about porn and world domination . . . maybe.

Greg Walloch

Greg Walloch is an American comedian, actor, author, and monologist. Walloch is best known for his autobiographical performance monologues, which deal with events from his own life, in a style characterized by humor, poignancy, and sexuality.

Reformed Whores

The musical comedy duo Reformed Whores, fronted by Marie Cecile Anderson and Katy Frame, have been lassoing hearts throughout the New York City comedy scene.  You can catch Reformed Whores at such notable venues as UCB, The PIT, The Creek and The Cave and Caroline’ss on Broadway.  They’ve also been busy touring the country and have performed at the Chicago Sketchfest, LAFF, Piccolo Spoleto Festival and the Charleston Comedy Festival.





Email and mailing list spillstories@gmail.com

Spill! True Stories of Queer Sex, Desire and Romance takes place every third Tuesday at Fontana’s. Also visit our monthly companion show Bare! True Stories of Sex, Desire and Romance.