May 29 2015

If At First You Don’t Succeed…

… pretend you never failed.

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May 28 2015

Girl With a Face Tattoo – A Month of Gaslighting

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I used to help out with a comics studio called Sunbros Studios, and this year for the comics convention C2E2 I returned to the booth with Beijing opera-style Monkey King face paint, to emulate the main character of their book Monkey Fist (an adaptation of the Journey to the West tale). Afterwards, I met up …

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May 15 2015

A Month Of… Gaslighting: Orchestrate a Crazy Experience

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The next show will be A Month Of… Gaslighting, Orchestrate a Crazy Experience! Facebook invite! Host, storyteller, and writer extraordinaire, Duo Yang, blessed us with a live telling and explanation of his written piece. A story about change and how it maps in our minds. One thing we discussed in the live show, is how …

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May 13 2015

20 Chicagoans Map Chicago

“Excuse me!” “Excuse– oh I’m so sorry ma’am, you’re eating.” “Yes, okay! I’m doing a quick little project here. Can you draw me a map of the Chicago neighborhoods?” For this month’s prompt, A Month of Maps, I briefly considered revisiting a Ghost Bikes of Chicago project, before I stumbled on this crowd-sourced world map, …

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May 13 2015

My House, My Mind

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The more accurate the map, the more it resembles the territory. The most accurate map possible would be the territory, and thus would be perfectly accurate and perfectly useless. ~ Neil Gaiman

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May 12 2015

Journey to the End of the Night Chicago June 2015

Journey to the End of the Night

It’s happening! Journey to the End of the Night! The most fun you’ll have all summer. June 13th, 2015 Facebook Invite An unusual thing happened this year, the spring Journey was cancelled. It went out in a facebook post Story Luck didn’t notice and then a week or so later we got a phone call …

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May 11 2015

Story Luck’s Map to Ideals and Emotions

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Join us on Wed. the 13th where will discover all about maps through our special round table storytelling open Mic.

A Month Of… Maps.

This month I worked with Lynda Joy, Alexander, Bonnie Fan, and a slew of strangers to tackle the group task: Create your own Map. We built this map

This is the finished product.

A Map to emotions

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Apr 20 2015

Destroying Things

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This week, I’m going to highlight a piece of writing that was done for A Month Of… Moving On: Destroy something of Sentimental Value. This was written by Jacqueline Brogdon. Who worked for us last summer and runs a great travel blog. This task, and this show proved to be my favorite A Month Of… …

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Apr 13 2015

Monday Storytelling Links

Since this is A Month Of… Maps: Create Your Own Map.

I thought I’d search out and link you to some collection of alternative maps.

The first I ran into was this short Esquire slide show.

Which despite what the above image might suggest, is predominately a collection of Data Maps.

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Apr 09 2015

A Month Of… Maps!

A Month of Trains

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Create your own map.

We had a good show last night, new folks came, and we welcomed a new host Bonnie Fan.

The stories varied wildly and it felt like a group of friends having a ruckus discussion gently guided by the joyous panda that is our fearless leader Duo.

After a debate, and several switching of votes, next month’s theme was decided.

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