The Lost & Found Show celebrates its “Books” edition, featuring literary tales full of mystery, New York madness, sci-fi adventure epics, prison poets, publishing secrets, and more. Plus: trivia and a $25 gift certificate sponsored by Lit Crawl NYC and St. Mark’s Bookshop!
The Lost & Found Show celebrates its “Cameras” edition, featuring five talented performers sharing tales from in front of and behind the lens. Expect hard-hitting exposes about film school, New York accents, strange journeys, public streaking, and evil llamas. Plus: trivia and free movie passes courtesy of Angelika Film Center!
The Lost & Found Show celebrates its “Video Games” edition, featuring sci-fi authors, Marvel tech geniuses, 8-bit addicted comedians, and geek rock stars sharing stories about their love for video game characters, classic game soundtracks, difficult modes, cheat codes, Final Bosses, and humanity’s age-old quest to Level Up. Featuring a special Trivia Section sponsored by Games For Change.
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The Lost & Found Show celebrates Valentine’s Day with its “Condoms” edition, featuring fiction, true stories, comedy, and live music about love, relationships, and all the awkward stuff in-between…
Big thanks to our performers for the evening: Sarah Peele, Andrew Lloyd-Jones, Michael Maiello, Ember Flame, Ken McCarthy, and Omar Olusion.
As is our custom with each show, we always raise a glass at the finale to honor whatever theme object was featured that night. However, there was no theme this time, just great performers. We honored all of the 2013 performers at the end of the show on Wednesday, and we honor them here with you.
So pour yourself a drink, and raise a glass…
The Lost & Found Show’s 2013 Performers:
Three Thousand Crowns
Samantha Jane Gurewitz
Danny “Tumbleweed” Elder
Big thanks to Wednesday night’s performers:
Cheers! And thank you again.
We’ll see you next month for our “Condoms” Edition, stories about love, sex, relationships, all that hot, weird, embarrassing stuff. Just in time for Valentine’s Day!
And, as always, if you want to share a story, send it in! Submission Guidelines are here: https://lostfoundshow.com/submissions/
Photo: Luke Redmond
The Lost & Found Show turns 1! Come celebrate our first year with some of our favorite storytellers of 2013. Featuring a star-studded lineup of writers and performers.
Ember Flame (Boundless Burlesque, Sharkbite Sideshow, Guilty Pleasures Burlesque)
Ken McCarthy (Slacktory, Horsey Surprise, College Humor)
Michael Maiello (Esquire, McSweeney’s)
Omar Olusion (Ripley’s Believe It or Not, Spike TV, Coney Island USA)
Andrew Lloyd-Jones (Liars’ League NYC, Litro Magazine)
Sarah Peele (The People’s Improv Theater)
Hosted by Daniel Guzman
W 4th St (A, B, C, D, E, F, M)
8 St – NYU (N, R)
Bleecker St (6)
Broadway-Lafayette (B, D, F, M)
ABOUT THE LOST & FOUND SHOW
Each month, we bring together authors, bloggers, comedians, and performers to share fiction and nonfiction stories involving a theme object that could be found in a lost and found box. We’ve featured burlesque stars, magicians, Moth Grand Slam winners, actors, and a ukulele player.
For a list of upcoming theme objects, or to submit a story for consideration, visit:
Ember Flame is a poet-cum-burlesque babe who fuses storytelling and striptease into her distinctive brand of cabaret. She sends up modern life and her own anxieties with comic ballads loaded with insight and sexual innuendo. And she finds liberation in dance, with seductive sequences that reference everything from Bob Fosse to deep disco. Ember tells her tales through different characters, and her ever-expanding cast includes a futuristic iBabe, a whistle-blowing fairytale princess and an office worker who longs to feel her jungle rhythms. Whoever she is embodying, Ember tries to strip away the layers between us and our flaws, between us and freedom.
Ken McCarthy is the writer of “The Troll” column for College Humor and has contributed several indefinite articles to Slacktory under the clever pseudonym Ken M. Most of his creative energy is devoted to his Tumblr, Horsey Surprise, for which he was recently named A Real Douchebag by a fan.
Michael Maiello is a New York based columnist, performer, fiction author and playwright. He’s written for The Daily, Reuters, Esquire, and McSweeney’s. He is the author of Shuts & Failures, Rejected New Yorker Pieces (Also Rejected by McSweeney’s!). He worked for ten years at Forbes Media, writing and editing for both Forbes Magazine and Forbes.com. He is also the author of the 2004 book Buy The Rumor, Sell The Fact: 85 Wall Street Maxims and What They Really Mean. He has performed stand up comedy at The Laugh Factory, The Comic Strip and the Philadelphia Fringe Festival and Mama D’s Arts Bordello in New York.
Omar is a magician who has performed his unique style of entertainment for Ripley’s Believe It or Not, Spike TV, New York Carousel, and Coney Island USA, to name a few. He is the owner of Vibe Right Corp, performing anywhere from 7-12 shows per weekend. From kids birthdays to sold-out events, Omar brings humor, professionalism and wonder to the art of illusion.
Andrew Lloyd-Jones was born in London, England and grew up in Anchorage, Alaska. He won the Fish Prize with his story “Feathers and Cigarettes”, and his writing has featured in numerous publications, including Cent Magazine, the Tales of the Decongested anthologies, and the Canongate collection Original Sins. He is a Contributing Editor at Litro Magazine, and co-founder of Liars’ League, one of London’s most successful live literary events. Andrew now lives and writes in New York, where he hosts Liars’ League NYC.
Sarah Peele is an actress and improviser from the Ozark Mountains. She took up the ukulele during the recession, occasionally performing in subway stations for money. This really bothered her parents. You can catch her every Wednesday at the People’s Improv Theater, where she’s super excited to be performing above ground now.
Daniel is a writer of surreal fiction, essays, and film reviews. His work has appeared in the New York Press, Cinespect, the L Magazine’s Literary Upstart Reading Series, and Rio Grande Review. He has performed at such venues as The Slipper Room, Cornelia Street Cafe, and the Bowery Poetry Club.