Come out to Fontana’s on the LES/Chinatown border tomorrow night to see me tell a Spill! Story of Queer Sex and Desire! Details below:
Spill! True Stories of Queer Sex, Desire and Romance
Tuesday, July 17, 8-10pm, $8
Fontana’s, 105 Eldridge Street, New York, New York 10002
Each month, Spill! brings together storytellers, comedians, sex educators and others to share true tales from their own experiences of sex, desire and romance. With stories as diverse as the people telling them, Spill! opens doors to bedrooms, back seats and dungeons to tell what your mama left out about the birds, bees and in-betweens.
Join these captivating captives for tales of the ever elusive :
Hosted by Jefferson (One Life Take Two, Bare!)
Damian Bellino (My High School Boyfriend Was Gay)
Chris Doucette (Comedian)
Lynsey G (WHACK! Magazine, New York City Poetry Brothel)
Greg Walloch (Writer, Monologist)
Musical guest Reformed Whores
. . . and you! You’ve got stories of first-time foibles. Try your luck by putting your name in the hat for a chance to spill all on the Spill! stage.
And still more! One lucky audience member will win Spill’s sex-toy raffle, courtesy of Babeland.
Jefferson is the curator and host of Bare! A sex educator and writer, Jefferson keeps a pseudonymous blog, One Life, Take Two, that details his life as a parent and pervert. He is a storyteller frequently seen on stages around the city and elsewhere, including The Moth, where he is a StorySlam winner. He is also host of the monthly series Spill! True Stories of Queer Sex, Desire and Romance.
Damian Bellino is a comedian, actor, writer and short man. He is the creator and author of the popular blog, My High School Boyfriend Was Gay, and hosts the storytelling show inspired by it at the Upright Citizens Brigade. My High School Boyfriend Was Gay has been featured in Marie Claire, In Touch Weekly, AM New York among others. You can also see him perform various characters, stories, sketches and bits around New York.
If Oscar Wilde and Tina Fey had a baby, and the only books that baby read were compilations of Calvin & Hobbes comic strips, you’d get Chris Doucette. Chris is the son of a trucker and the first in his family to graduate college. He’s got a blue collar attitude with an ivy league wit. His humor is current, topical and completely original. In June 2011, Chris won 1st place at the Snubfest Comedy Festival in Chicago. He has written jokes for Emmy Award-winning actor Jane Lynch. The Advocate referred to him as “The Best of LGBT Comedy.” He has performed for colleges, events and clubs all over the country.
Lynsey G (aka Miss Lagsalot, in some circles), a copywriter, reviewer, interviewer, columnist and blogger writing for and about porn since 2007, has one foot in and one foot out of the adult entertainment industry. Formerly a smut scribe for Fox, Juggs, and Tight magazines, MadisonBound.com and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, she is now the editor-in-chief at WHACK! Magazine, an online trade publication for the adult industry, and a blogger at her own website. She is a Poetry Whore with the New York City Poetry Brothel, always working on at least one art project and manuscript, and may also be penning a graphic novel about porn and world domination . . . maybe.
Greg Walloch is an American comedian, actor, author, and monologist. Walloch is best known for his autobiographical performance monologues, which deal with events from his own life, in a style characterized by humor, poignancy, and sexuality.
The musical comedy duo Reformed Whores, fronted by Marie Cecile Anderson and Katy Frame, have been lassoing hearts throughout the New York City comedy scene. You can catch Reformed Whores at such notable venues as UCB, The PIT, The Creek and The Cave and Caroline’ss on Broadway. They’ve also been busy touring the country and have performed at the Chicago Sketchfest, LAFF, Piccolo Spoleto Festival and the Charleston Comedy Festival.