Mark C. Miller: Want to Hear a Good Story?
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Lauri Fraser, creator and co-host of I Love a Good Story
Photo: Lauri Fraser
Courtesy of: Lauri Fraser
Surrender, Los Angeles! The storytelling/spoken word movement has invaded and taken over the city, much as stand-up comedy clubs proliferated during the eighties and nineties. Dozens of clubs, theaters, and coffee houses on any given night now feature actors, comedians, writers, and civilians from all age ranges, ethnicities and walks of life entertaining live audiences with true, funny, heartfelt stories about their lives. And despite the plethora of entertainment choices, audiences can't seem to get enough of these live storytelling events. Perhaps it's a reaction against all the technology and a desire to get back to our basic telling stories around the campfire or our parents reading us a bedtime story. Don't show up in your pajamas, though. You'll no doubt be singled out.
One of the best of these shows, I Love a Good Story, is both a live show and, after it
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