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Miss Conduct performs! Story Collider

Posted by Robin Abrahams  January 3, 2013 08:55 AM

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Last month, I got to perform at a Story Collider event at Oberon Theater. Story Collider is a storytelling venture, akin to The Moth, with a particular emphasis on stories about science. The theme of the Oberon show was "It Takes Guts." My story was about two little rabbits, and how they started me on the path to becoming a psychologist. I was getting over a cold that day and the Oberon was packed, so I'm sort of hilariously nasal. Enjoy. 

(Want to hear more local stories, or tell one? The Globe had a good recent piece on the increasing popularity of story slams.) 

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