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Published on Nov 8, 2012
NPR calls award-winning writer/performer Slash Coleman, "Extremely provocative and entertaining," and WGBH Boston says, "Slash has the power to change the way people think." Best known for his PBS special and Off-Broadway one man show, "The Neon Man and Me," over the past decade Slash's work has been featured in TheWashington Post, The New York Times, American Theatre Magazine, Backstage Magazine and most recently on the NPR series, "How Artists Make Money." As a storyteller, he's been featured at: The International Storytelling Center, Pete Seeger's Clearwater Festival and The National Storytelling Festival. Currently at work on his 2nd PBS special which is about the re-birth of storytelling in America, Slash is the host of the NYC talk show for artists Slash Wednesday, author of the "The Bohemian Love Diaries" (Lyons Press 2013), a blogger at Psychology Today and is currently at work on his second PBS special about the re-birth of storytelling in America. He lives in New York City and splits his time between performing and writing new material for the stage, film, and television.
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