Stories

Check out our collection of stories from past Naked Truth: Live performances. The stories are amazing and their topics run the gamut of the human experience, including first hand accounts of being kidnapped in South America, robbing a bank, and learning how to diffuse any argument instantly. These are some of the most talented storytellers around and they have all graced the Naked Truth stage.







Road Trip: Matt Lieb

Matt Lieb tells his story of being stopped and questioned by Israeli airport security and it’s surprisingly hilarious.

Matt is a comedian, writer, actor and street musician/Bone Thugs-N-Harmony cover band. He was named “one of my all-time favorite Bay Area performers” by the award-winning SF blog Courting Comedy and described as “extremely talented, charmingly dark and genuinely pleasant.” Matt has taken the San Francisco Bay Area comedy scene by storm, performing with the likes of Brent Weinbach, Moshe Kasher, and W. Kamau Bell. This year will mark Matt Lieb’s 5th year performing at SF Sketchfest.


Best of the Best: Julie Soller

Julie Soller tells her conversion story, but it’s not quite what you may think.  It involves her mother, and a smuggled pot plant from Amsterdam.

Julie is a storyteller and show producer. She emcees StorySlam Oakland, Spontaneous Storytelling at the Layover, and Tales from the Tasting Room at Rosenblum Cellars. She’s currently working on a podcast of collected stories from talented Bay Area storytellers. www.storyslamoakland.com



Best of the Best: Matteson Perry

Matteson Perry tells his story of dating the hottest girl from his high school 10+ years post-graduation.

Matteson is a screenwriter, performer, two-time winner of the Moth GrandSlam storytelling championship and the host of the monthly Moth StorySlam in LA. His writing has appeared in The NY Times and McSweeney’s. Matteson’s first book,Available: A Memoir of Heartbreak, Hookups, Love and Brunch, was recently published by Scribner. http://www.mattesonperry.com/