Thursday, March 8, 2007

A 2 hour long driveway moment

Last night Tim and I went to see This American Life live at the Paramount Theatre.

Those of you who listen to this show know that the radio program is basically an hour-long driveway moment. Stories that center around a theme, told by ordinary people, but edited in such a compelling manner - with meaningful music, dramatic pauses - that they make you feel that every single person around you has a story that is worthy of nationwide broadcast. They are touring a few cities to promote the new TV show that is starting on Showtime this month. They showed a clip of the TV program, a story about a high school boy who has actively decided he will not fall in love, and it looks quite entertaining...