is a highly acclaimed and long-running spoken word salon created, hosted, and curated by Wendy Hammers. Now in our second smash decade, and having presented over 100 original evenings of story and music, Tasty Words serves up hilarious and horrifying real life stories read and performed by the people who wrote them.

Here are some of the fab folks who have told their tasty stories…
Elayne Boosler, Amy Brenneman, Dylan Brody, Kelly Carlin, Melanie Chartoff, Cindy Chupack, Wayne Cotter, John Ciccolini, Dennis Danziger, Charles Freericks, Amy Friedman, Betty Goldstein, Annabelle Gurwitch, Jeff Kahn, Annie Korzen, Carlos Kotkin, Carol Leifer, Nikki Levy, Arlene Malinowski, Merrill Markoe, Anne Meara, Robert Morgan Fisher, Taylor Negron, Laraine Newman, Julie Newmar, Elizabeth Payne, Ann Randolph, Jonna Tamases, Stephen Tobolowsky, Kira Soltanovich, Monica Piper, C. Brian Smith, Sonya Sones, Lynne Stewart, Lyena Strelkoff, Greg Swartz, Suzanne Whang and Larry Wilmore.

And the amazing musical guests:
Eric Schwartz, Tracy Newman, Robert Morgan Fisher, Rena Strober, Holly Long, and Carlie & Doni.

Here’s an audio sample of Carlos Kotkin’s “Batter Up”.