Zachary Waddell “Rock, Paper, Scissors, Shoot”

Zachary tells a story about how he answered a craigslist ad from a woman looking for a driving partner to California. Add in some adderol and an unexpected surprise with a total stranger and you have the 2nd place winning story from June’s story slam.

The theme of the slam was “GAME”. 

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Jay Waddell “Daffy the Great”

As a wrestling coach, Jay impacts the life of one of the wrestlers. His story reminds us to never underestimate the power of encouragement.

The theme of the slam was GAME.

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David Roe “Possum Story”

You’ll have to hear this story to learn whether it’s about a skunk, a possum, David’s brother, or his life.  

David shared his story at the June story slam at the Dairy Arts Center in Boulder. 

The theme of the slam was “GAME”.

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Laura Deal “Diffendaffer”

It’s all a game that Laura Deal can’t seem to stop playing, all in the name of her love of sharing stories. Hear her version of a game she’s been playing for more than 30 years, as she told it at the story slam in June’s story slam.

The theme of the slam was “GAME”.

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Adam Hosein “Seriously”

Adam Hosein was a very serious 13 year old kid.  Listen to his story about playing a game of chess, and one game in particular that taught him an important life lesson. 

The theme of the slam was “GAME”. 

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Erin Rollman “The Bocce Ball Incident”

A bocce ball left unattended found by security in Turkey caused an uproar with the bomb squad. Erin Rollman was one of three featured storytellers at Truth Be Told’s June story slam at the Dairy Arts Center where she shared her story “The Bocce Ball Incident”.

The theme for the slam was “GAME”.

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Brenton Weyi “It’s all fun and games until someone’s life is on the line”

Here’s the winner of June’s story slam at The Dairy Center for the Arts, Brenton Weyi.

Brenton shared a story about the time he played hide and seek with friends while traveling in Burma. It doesn’t end quite the way you think it will.

The theme of the slam was GAME. 

 

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Amy Glin “I didn’t know what to call it”

After opening a fortune cookie in SF, Amy vowed not to carry anything but what has value into the 2nd half of her life. A voice joined her on her trip. They had breakfast at Nepenthe on her birthday.

The theme of the slam was “TRIP”. 

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Mark Zoole “Courage”

The 2nd place winner at April’s slam was Mark Zoole.

Mark told a story about the time he saw the most beautiful eyes he’d ever seen in the mailroom of his student dormitory when he was 19. She got away….or did she?

The theme of the slam was “TRIP”. 

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Laura Deal “Tour of Duty”

Laura and her fiance were driving in an ice storm on I-80 to meet her fiance’s family, when they had 2 near misses with another car. She received bulky LL Bean boots and a bubble pendant as gifts.

The theme of the slam was “TRIP”. 

 

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Jordan Rukin Forer “The Day I Died Inside”

The (youngest) winner from April’s story slam was Jordan Rukin-Forer.  

The theme for the night was TRIP. 

When he was 7 years old, after pestering his mother at a party she was throwing, he was told he had to pack for a few years of boot camp.

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DJ Hamilton “Combustible Life”

Knowledge of the science behind fire is helpful. DJ Hamilton shares his story of his experience with combustion in “Combustible Life” at Truth Be Told’s December 2016 story slam at the Dairy Arts Center.

The theme for the night was FLAME.

 

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