Post-election hangovers and autumn's bitter chill did little to prevent scads of DC's best and brightest from descending upon Dupont Circle's legendary Bier Baron Tavern and DC Comedy Loft for the November installment of Perfect Liars Club. Awaiting the capacity crowd was a cadre of four fabulous tale tellers -- one show veteran and three first-timers -- each offering up incredulous tales of travel, trial, and best-laid plans that went very much awry.
Back in April, I had the pleasure of performing with The Story Collider. I am honored and humbled to report that the story I told that night is currently featured on The Story Collider’s very excellent podcast.
It was a balmy, early-autumn Wednesday in Washington, DC and The Bier Baron Tavern & DC Comedy Loft was once again buzzing with excitement. Perfect Liars Club was in session, and a crowd teeming with first-timers had come to try their hand at distinguishing fact from fiction.
The Bier Baron Tavern and DC Comedy Loft was abuzz with excitement. It was opening night of the 2018-19 "liar spotting season" and the legendary Dupont Circle watering hole was once again packed to the gills for Washington's beloved storytelling show with a twist -- Perfect Liars Club. Would the capacity crowd shake off last season's woeful 1-10 record and display a sudden knack for lie detection?
Undeterred by a change in schedule and the ceaseless madness of DC's roller coaster news cycle, the merry masses of Washington descended upon the Bier Baron Tavern and DC Comedy Loft to partake in a rare, mid-month edition of Perfect Liars Club and the final show of the 2017-18 liar-spotting season