She looked at me, wide-eyed, with a big smile. I knew that getting stuck in an elevator was one of her worst fears.
In case you missed the live show (or can’t wait to see it again!), here’s the video of my story, “The Elevator in Rome,” from Tell It On Tuesday at The Marsh in Berkeley in February. Storytelling in the oral tradition. No notes, no text.
Closed captions available. Just click on CC near the bottom of the player.
The written version of this story won a Gold Certificate at the Eleventh Annual Solas Awards for Travel Writing in 2017. Thanks to Dex Craig for the video.
NAB 2012 Preview I’m winging to Las Vegas for a couple of days to attend the NAB Show, the annual technical meeting and equipment show of the National Association of Broadcasters.
In particular, I’m […]
Coming Soon In 1778, General George Washington walks away from the winter encampment at Valley Forge and disappears, only to turn up at a dog park on San Francisco Bay in the summer on 2014.
Unpunished Ten of us arrive, unannounced, at the restaurant on the terrace, hoping for an outside table.
The staff seats us quickly, then waters, breads, menus, wines, serves, desserts, and […]