Here Be Monsters' creator and host Jeff Emtman grew up in a small town in Eastern Washington.
In the summers, he struggled to find things to do, so he started going to bed an hour later each night. During his nocturnal summer, his friends decided to throw a dance party in the laundromat.
This episode is a recording from a live storySLAM organized by The Moth. However, please note that this audio is not from The Moth's much-loved podcast.
Most medium-to-large sized cities have storytelling events monthly or more. While the Moth isn't the only organization with live events, it is one of the best organized. Check their events page to see if they're in your town
The story on today's episode might sound familiar if you're a regular listener to Here Be Monsters. And that's because it's a much shorter version of HBM021: Potential Energy, our Season 2 premiere episode.
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