Fun with How-To

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Misha Glouberman and Sheila Heti, founders of the Trampoline Hall amateur lecture series and co-authors of The Chairs Are Where the People Go: How to Live, Work, and Play in the City, offer an off-beat self-help book based on Globerman's collected wisdom as an improvisation teacher.

Event: Misha Glouberman and Sheila Heti's Trampoline Hall lecture series comes to Brooklyn tonight.


Misha Glouberman and Sheila Heti

Comments [10]


I thoroughly enjoyed Amy's segment with Hedy and Mischa. Decided to buy the book. Went to look them up on the net and found this feedback from the show. Cannot believe all the negative feedback.

Jul. 18 2011 12:08 PM
Elizabeth from NJ

Oh heavens - a narcissistic Harvard blowhard and a dim-witted elf who piously copies down every word he utters... so disppointed in Amy - Brian come back!!

Jul. 14 2011 01:17 PM
Ed from Maplewood, NJ

Sounds like a classic Yogi-ism redux: 'Nobody can meet people at bars anymore because they are two crowded and loud.'

I have some words of wisdom: if you want to find friends... stop ready self-help books

Jul. 14 2011 12:06 PM
Bryan Keller from East Village, NYC

Bars are too loud and don't have enough "games". People are hard to meet. Fat people should be shamed.

Brian, come back!!!! Your show has been hijacked by uptight, judgmental losers!

Jul. 14 2011 12:02 PM
C.E. Connelly

This is an awful segment. She transcribes his words of wisdom? This is just a more self-serious rip-off of other, more entertaining and funnier "lecture" series like the Little Grey Book.

Jul. 14 2011 12:01 PM
Catherine from Brooklyn

I moved from Toronto to NYC in March. I actually learned more here in three months than 30+ years in Toronto - the culture here is very different on social, spiritual, mental and intellectual levels. Toronto is deeply cliquey and regionalistic, whereas I've found New Yorkers friendly and open. The social life here is much easier to navigate in, even as a stranger.

And: hi Mischa, my lovely FB friend! I still want to have a Q&A with you on my blog!

Jul. 14 2011 11:59 AM
g.villager from g village

Hi. Could the male guest possibly speak a little more slowly?


Jul. 14 2011 11:59 AM
Beth from NY

The guests never got to tell us what he suggests to meet people if one is new to NY. Please get back to this, would love to hear what the guest have to say.

Jul. 14 2011 11:58 AM
Sean from Brooklyn

What do you do with a philosophy degree from Harvard? Make it up. I was interested in this book until I heard him speak. Sigh. A waste of time.

Jul. 14 2011 11:56 AM
Quincy from Brooklyn

Do bars maintain loud atmosphere so patrons have to talk louder and thus become dehydrated more easily? That would seem to facilitate drink sales as well.

Jul. 14 2011 11:56 AM

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