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In November of last year, I told this story about my high school sweetheart at a Moth GrandSLAM in Brooklyn. I was lucky enough to have the story air on the Moth Radio Hour and their podcast a couple months later. I can’t tell you what a honor and thrill that is. I hear from…

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On December 29, 2014, I took the stage at The Moth StorySLAM at The Bitter End in Manhattan to tell a story. The theme of the night was Rewards. I told a story about an evening of stargazing with my students that went terrible wrong.  I finished in first place.  Here a recording of the…

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The first gift that my daughter ever received was a stuffed ear of corn from our friend, Justine. It’s been sitting on the corner of her bookshelf for the last six years.  She knows that it was the first gift she ever received – given to her before she was even born – but she’s…

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Each month I post the progress of my New Year’s resolutions here as a means of holding myself accountable. The following are the results through the month of February. PERSONAL HEALTH 1. Don’t die. Didn’t even come close to dying. 2. Lose 20 pounds. I remain just one pound down. At this pace, I will…

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The following is a story that I told at a Moth StorySLAM at The Bitter End in New York City in 2013.  The theme of the night was Space. I told a story about secretly moving my bedroom to the basement when I was a child. I finished in second place.

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The following is a story that I told at a Moth StorySLAM at Housing Works in New York City in 2014.  The theme of the night was Secrets. I told a story about my discovery that Santa wasn’t real and more. I finished in first place.

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