Modern Stories Mix features Selena Coppock, a standup comedian, writer, and storyteller based in NYC. She performs often in and around the city and if you can’t get to see her live you can also catch her hilarious posts on Twitter or check out her book of personal essays The New Rules for Blondes.
Her story, “The Girl in the Truck,” was recorded in the Modern Stories Studio in Westchester, NY and produced by Julie Threlkeld. The intro music, “Maple Leaf Rag,” was performed by the Heftone Banjo Orchestra. The outro music, “Headshot,” was performed by Derek Joel. Other sounds and music are courtesy of Freesound.org and the Free Music Archive. See the “Sounds” tab for a full list.
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More about Selena
Selena has been called a “dark horse audiences never see coming” by The Village Voice and an “impressive young talent” by The New York Times. Bustle called her one of the 8 Funniest Feminists on Twitter and TheFrisky ranked her one of the 25 Funniest Feminists on Twitter.
In May 2013, she published her debut book, The New Rules for Blondes (It Books/HarperCollins). The book is collection of hilarious, personal essays celebrating and subverting the blonde stereotype.