Story Night @ Riley’s: Fear and Resolutions

February 3rd, 2015
Category: News

Greg Siegle - compressedWe never know where the stories are going to take us at Riley’s Pour House.

This year’s first story night (January 27) featured a number of strong storytelling debuts  as well as the return of one of 2014’s All Star champions. The theme was “Resolutions,” and although all of the stories addressed the topic, many also touched on the nature of fear and anxiety.

Among those storytellers making a Riley’s-Story-Night debut was Greg Siegle, a researcher at the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Psychiatry who spends his days studying the dynamics of depression and anxiety. He’s a gifted storyteller with an intense rapid-fire wit that made his story one of the highlights of the evening. Centering on his desire to to lower the intensity of his life, or (in his words) “turn it down to simmer,” his story veered through a variety of fascinating . . . .

[Read and hear more at The 21st-Century Scop.]

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