Chris McDougall edged out the competition to win the 2018 Lancaster Story Slam GRAND SLAM with his story of getting jumped while living in North Philadelphia. Chris won the coveted trophy and has earned the title of “Best Storyteller in Lancaster” for 2018.
The theme for the night was “Bad Idea,” and we heard plenty of them. David Smith confessed about an epic night of drinking the night before his wedding. Kevin Reinmiller recalled the times he has seen his father cry. Marcus Grimm explained how he broke into the radio business with a spectacular ad. Christian Carrion talked about overcoming his fear of a rollercoaster. Michael Evans explored what community means to a church. Cliff Lewis recalled the greatest Christmas ever. Bret Daniels detailed the mystery of his continually disappearing mini-van. Tony Crocamo explained how, in retrospect, getting married so young and broke could have been seen as a bad idea. Cynthia Angst’s attempt to order off a French menu didn’t end well. And Mandy Mastros talked about the bad idea of online dating and how she has persisted.
Thanks to all our storytellers, our judges, and everyone who came out to the sold out Grand Slam!
You can watch Chris McDougall’s story below. To watch all the stories told at the GRAND SLAM, click over to the Lancaster Story Slam YouTube Channel. Or use this link for a playlist of all the Grand Slam stories!