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Bible Bucks, Meatballs, and Big Brothers

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Tales from The Moth StorySLAMs: Encyclopedia Brown in the courtroom, "Bible bucks" at Sunday school, a corporate speech writer, an alpha big brother, an imaginary last meal, the Bad News Bears of high school basketball, and the need for romantic de-cluttering.

Alan Gordon is a public defender who has always longed for an Encyclopedia Brown moment.


Jen Lee has her kids attend Bible school while visiting her religious parents.


Karen Duffin is a speech writer for a powerful CEO when she oversleeps.


Alvin Lau details what he'd like his last meal to be if he doesn't survive his cancer.


Chris Rasheed is the inexperienced coach of a losing basketball team.


Kevin McAuliffe visits his big brother in NYC.


Kate Greathead must unload a garbage bag full of romantic memorabilia.


Extras from this episode:

Jen Lee

Jen is the director and producer of Indie Kindred, a documentary about creative collaboration among independent artists.

Indie Kindred Trailer from Jen Lee on Vimeo.

Karen Duffin

These are photos of Karen with the CEO and his Director of Protective Services.

Karen at work, in Egypt

Chris, Karen, and John at the World Economic Forum

Music featured in this episode

The Drift – Uncanny Valley – Find it on iTunes/Amazon/Spotify

Tahiti Boy and Mr. Oizo – Le Detective – Find it on iTunes/Amazon/Spotify

The Goat Rodeo Sessions – Here and Heaven – Find it on iTunes/Amazon/Spotify

Christopher Lennertz – I’m Late – Find it on iTunes

Jami Seiber – Hidden Sky – Find it on iTunes/Amazon/Spotify

Evan Christopher – Mojo Blues – Find it on iTunes/Amazon/Spotify