Tag Archive: Cory O’brien

Oct 08 2014

Forced Disconnect

So when I’m going someplace, one of three things is usually true:

1) I’m traveling by myself and know exactly where I’m going.

2) I’m not going anywhere in particular, and don’t really care to.

3) I’m with someone else and have made them completely responsible for knowing where we are.

I have a hard time with uncertainty. And that’s why, a few years ago, it took a very special set of circumstances to make me ask a stranger for directions.

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Jul 28 2014

Moving On

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Yes, yes, I know we were allowed to destroy sentimental objects in ways OTHER than setting them on fire. But from the moment I saw the task, I knew that for me, fire was the only way. Luckily a number of other people at the show felt the same way, so we agreed to meet …

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Jul 26 2014

Pictures Posted

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Here is a small snapshot of photos from our tasking. Click the first photo to link to all the rest!

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Jul 15 2014

July 2014 Podcast is up

A Month Of… I’ve never met you, but you’re great! A particularly upbeat podcast. Our rapid fire storytelling series continues to move at pace. We offer stories about compliments, both giving and receiving. A reminder, all our podcasts can be found here. And we will be meeting on July 20th to bonfire our sentimentality away. …

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Jul 07 2014

Do Talk to Strangers

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It’s difficult to find a context in which I can compliment strangers and they are okay with it. This is not the fault of the strangers. This is because I am a tall white dude, and compliments from tall white dudes historically come with ulterior motives. Generally, people who I compliment assume I want something …

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Jun 30 2014

A Month Of… I Don’t Know You, but You’re Great!

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Come to our next Show! A Month Of…Storytelling Stage 773 1225 West Belmont Ave Wed. July 9th 7:30 Food 8:00 Stories $10 or free with a shared dish or story posted here. Facebook invite. After each A Month Of… the audience chooses a theme for the next show. And all month long the audience and …

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Jun 18 2014

A Month Of… I’ve Never Met You, but You’re Great!

A Month Of… Stage 773 1225 West Belmont Wed. July 9th $10 or Free With A shared dish or story posted here! Facebook invite I’ve Never Met You, but You’re Great! Stand on a busy sidewalk and compliment people. We have already started working on this task as a community. And our hosts are brainstorming …

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Jun 07 2014

What a Find!

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I thought it’d be mean to just glue a coin somewhere. All that does is make people sad. So instead I used an un-gettable coin to put a person in a position to see something they COULD get: a flash drive in sealed container. It took me a long time to decide what to put …

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Sep 01 2013

Hearing Voices, Cory’s Version

This month’s task lends itself to a sort of wacky, jackass-style completion. But the title has all kinds of awesome religious implications. For both these reasons, I decided to do something a little different. Let’s start at the beginning. I have this tattoo on my left wrist: It only takes up about three square inches …

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Aug 13 2013

Tomorow is A Month Of… Next Stop: Unexpected

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A Month Of… Next: Stop Unexpected.

Aug. 14th we are going to have our second show.

A Month Of is a themed open mic where you get to choose the theme.

What sort of stories can be told for, Next Stop: Unexpected? Our fantastic hosts have some great elevator hijinx to tell you. But the theme is open to all sorts of stories. We want to hear where you take the them!

Do have a crazy public transportation story? Perhaps a friend popped up sometime when you weren’t expecting? Best surprise party ever? Maybe life was taking you down the wrong road, just to plop you in the place you really needed to be. We welcome all of your interpretations.

All month long our hosts and fans have been posting stories for you to read and listen to.

Jennifer Hall felt like this was a pretty great take on Next Stop: Unexpected!

I agreed.

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