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Some things should only happen once. (How I Learned is not one of them.)

The How I Learned Series presents:

(Stripped Stories)
(The Moth)
(The Morning News)

Created, Produced + Hosted by


LAUREN FREY DAISLEY’s writing appears on TheMorningNews.org and has been mentioned in publications ranging from the Guardian UK to Gawker. She is the announcer for NOW on PBS, she has hosted shows on Sirius Satellite Radio, WQXR, and WNYC Radio, and she has written and produced the national Public Radio International show, Fair Game. She is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, a Senior Publicist at Ruder Finn, a competent seamstress, a passable climber, and a talented unicyclist. She lives with her husband in New York. www.laurenfreydaisley.com

MARGOT LEITMAN has earned two ECNY "Best Female Stand Up" nominations, and was recently featured in the New York Times. She is a multiple time winner of the Moth Story Slam in addition to being a regular monologist at Assscat both in NYC and LA. She has appeared on Late Night With Conan O’ Brien, VH1, AMC, and Spike TV, and was seen dancing in one of those Mohegan Sun ad campaigns. She is the co-host of the long running hit show Stripped Stories, and she teaches storytelling at the UCB Theatre. www.margotleitman.com

ADAM WADE is a record 15-time Moth Story Slam winner and a 2-time Grand Slam Champion. He's been seen on ESPN, Late Night With Conan O'Brien, Comedy Central, and NBC Sports. He's written for the New York Times, the New York Press, Glamour Magazine and the Hoboken Reporter. Find him online at adamwade.com

JOHN WRAY was named one of Granta magazine's Best of Young American Novelists in 2007. The recipient of a Whiting Award, he lives in Brooklyn. His most recent novel, Lowboy, about a troubled 16-year-old with a subway fixation who thinks he has 10 hours to save the world, is out now in paperback from Picador/FSG. www.johnwray.net


HOW I LEARNED is a monthly series featuring writers, comedians, bloggers, storytellers and performers as chosen by Blaise Allysen Kearsley based primarily on personal hygiene and make-out prowess. Offering fact, fiction, and everything in between, How I Learned comes to you every fourth Wednesday, which basically means you will have the best night of your life on those nights, repeatedly.

Official Website: http://www.howilearnedathappyending.blogspot.com

Added by How I Learned Series on April 5, 2010