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Moth Storytelling

Edgar Oliver: Interview With The Playwright And Poet (PHOTOS)

Kathleen Massara | Posted 12.09.2012 | Arts
Kathleen Massara

Most people probably know him as the eccentric gentleman with the funny accent hunting down straightjackets on the Discovery Channel antiquing show, The Oddities. But when Edgar Oliver welcomed me into his home for a tour of his art collection, the exchange wasn't odd in the slightest. In fact, with him at the lead, everything felt as natural and warm as being with an old friend.

Who Tells the Best Story in D.C.?

Scott Shrake | Posted 04.14.2012 | DC
Scott Shrake

D.C. has so many talented story slingers, both those who do it regularly and those who have yet to try it. Other cities' story competitions like The Moth and Massmouth crown city-wide champs. Now it's D.C.'s turn.

Storytelling Needs a New Name

Scott Shrake | Posted 01.08.2012 | Arts
Scott Shrake

The world's second-oldest profession has danced back into people's lives wearing spiffy new showbiz threads. It is fixing to claim its place next to acting, music and the visual arts. As soon as it gets a new name. Can you help?

On the Culture Front: The Moth Raises a New Roof

Chris Kompanek | Posted 01.04.2012 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Downtown storytelling group The Moth made their Town Hall debut Wednesday night with a thoroughly moving show celebrating the timeless nature of this simple art form and the life of monologist Spalding Gray.