On Monday, October 22, 2018, at 9:30 p.m., World Channel TV with its 350 syndicated affiliates, among them Boston's premier PBS station, WGBH, broadcasted worldwide George from the Bronx performing his award winning story, "Larry is Evil!" The 30 minute show, Stories from the Stage, had as its theme "It's All Relative." The worldwide viewership of all affiliates is 16 million.
Vendura's tale is from his memoir Bronxcapades about growing up Italian in the Bronx with a spoiled brother and wooden-spoon- wielding Momma.
This little brat just loved breaking all my toys!
Teller: The Gallery at Village Works, Acton MA
All of a sudden screaming people were running past me. It was a lion! And it was out of its cage coming down the path!
Mass-Story Winner: Doyles Cafe, Jamaica Plain MA
And as soon as Mom left the room the little creep poured my strawberry ice cream down the drain and did his victory dance while wiggling his fingers in his ears.
Featured Teller: St. James Library and Center for the Arts, Norwell MA
Lost! Lost in the middle of this godforsaken rectangular state, desperately searching for Penn State, but all I see are cows!
Massmouth Winner: Club Passim, Cambridge MA
I was peanut butter and jelly poor. Things were so bad that I slept in a car without a brake or a gas pedal.
Mass-Story Grand Slam Finalist: Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton MA
Then the devil on my left shoulder began to whisper in my ear, and I started nodding, "Yeah...Yeah...Yeah...."
Massmouth Big Mouth Off Finalist: Artists for Humanity, Boston MA
Any moment now Momma was convinced he was going to die, so she let him get away with murder and he knew it!
Featured Teller: Story Space, Cambridge MA
Her eyes were popping out of her head as she twisted my arm. "I'm going to crack again! Make the pilot stop the plane. I just got out of a mental hospital!"
Teller: Club Passim, Cambridge MA
A friend? No, all of a sudden his eyes disintegrated into evil slits. So, this game was not just for fun. he was out for blood!
Teller: Doyles, Jamaica Plain MA
I didn't even shave yet, but they dressed me up like a doctor and sent me to work in the emergency room!
Featured Teller: Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham MA
If they have two nostrils and they're breathing air, they're $60 each!
Teller: Doyles Cafe, Jamaica Plain MA
You think you have it tough? Every day I'm surrounded by physicists!
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