Jay O’Callahan is a phenomenal storyteller who performs nationally and internationally. He is best known for the long form oral stories which he creates and performs. In these, he uses the perspective of a central character to tell in riveting fashion the story of situations as diverse as the steel industry at its height in Pittsburgh and the decline of commercial fishing off the Atlantic coast. This 17-minute YouTube presentation is on the power of storytelling. In this presentation, he tells snippets of the story of NASA putting a man on the moon. To watch the 70-minute performance of Forged in the Stars, go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBIepu3tse
Storying the Human Experience
Yes, it's a grandiose title. But, as Flannery O'Connor once said, "A story is a way to say something that can't be said any other way."