Tag Archives: Moth

Is the N-Word Ever Okay?

The theme for the Moth storytelling evening: Making Peace. I arrived early, wanted to get seats for Nelson, Laurie, and myself. My own story was prepared but, dang it, my cough was still too bad to even put my name … Continue reading

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Dance Like No One is Watching

The dudes with the white coats were nowhere to be seen. In fact that no one was around. And that was probably a good thing. It a couple days ago in that grayish light of the early morning. None of … Continue reading

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Tell Me a Story…

While I was working in my booth at the Telluride Film Festival, people would come up to me and say, “What is this movie about?” A few times—they forgot their glasses, or I was in the right mood—I would pull … Continue reading

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What do you do when you’re upset?

When I’m suddenly unhappy–especially if it’s a situation I can’t fix–I might go for a walk. Or pull out the Lamaze breathing. I might pet Axel. Or call a friend. I could try a distraction, like playing a game on … Continue reading

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Retaliation?

I love Moth…”true stories, told live, without notes.” I like listening, both live and in person and also via podcast. One story on my iPod is about the length of one dog walk. And I like the telling also… Truly … Continue reading

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