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TEDxPennQuarter 2011 - Adam Wade - Reinventing Storytelling

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Uploaded on Oct 25, 2011

Adam Wade is originally from New Hampshire, and has been performing in New York City for the past ten years. He is a record 17-time StorySlam Champion at The Moth ("New York's hottest and hippest literary ticket" by The Wall Street Journal), and a two-time GrandSLAM Champion (2006, 2009). He's been profiled in Time Out New York Magazine's Comedy Section. The magazine also named him to their 'Best of 2009 List' in the Most promising young talents category.

"The tales are a little sweet, a little sad, and okay, a lot of them depict failing with girls. But underneath brims an unfaltering self-confidence; he believes in the power of being a good egg."
-- Jane Borden, Time Out New York

Adam has made television appearances on Comedy Central, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, ESPN and TV Land. He's written for the New York Times, the New York Press and Glamour Magazine. For the past two years he's taught Storytelling classes at NYC's Magnet Theater. For more information, go to: adamwade.com.

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