Time Out New York
"Critic's Pick"
                                                   New York Times
"A well programmed night"
                                                                                                                     New York Daily News "Editor's Pick"

Sep 13, 2014

August Sideshow Recap

What a fun Sideshow Goshko we had last month! Big thanks to everyone who came out and to the evening's fantastic storytellers: Ryan Britt, Gail Thomas, and David Crabb. 

Join us on Thursday, September 25th, 7pm at KGB Bar when MY MOM WILL BE HERE! Am I going to pull her up and make her talk about past embarrassing stories? You know it!

Always FREE, always at a Soviet Bar. Hope to see you then!
Ryan Britt explaining the birds and the bees through dinosaurs and Barbarella

Sep 12, 2014

Piano Party Poster is HERE!

Huge thanks yet again to the wonderful Andy Christie for creating this month's Piano Party poster. Last time the show sold-out, so be sure to RSVP by calling the cafe at 212-989-9319. Oh, and did I mention my mom will be there? Yeah. So, hope to see you there!

Big thanks to Broadway World for the feature!
What: An Old-Fashioned Piano Party with Leslie Goshko
When: Saturday, September 27th, 2014, 6pm
Where: Cornelia Street Cafe (29 Cornelia Street, NY, NY  10014)
How Much: $10 cover plus $10 minimum, RSVP by calling the cafe @ 212-989-9319

About: After a sold-out debut, "An Old-Fashioned Piano Party" returns to The Cornelia Street Cafe.
Leslie Goshko is an award-winning storyteller, Huffington Post Comedy contributor, and a one-time performer in the Broadway musical Hairspray. And thanks to years of piano lessons, she also happens to be a classically trained pianist. Join Leslie as she combines her love of comedy, storytelling, and music for an old-fashioned piano party. Featuring everything from traditional standards to The Allman Brothers Band, this evening of music and laughs holds something for everyone.

Aug 25, 2014

Summer Salute Sideshow Goshko!

Well, summer may be winding down, but the Sideshow Goshkos keep on coming. Join us this Thursday, August 28th for our end-of-summer salute. Always FREE, always at a Soviet bar.


Award-winning storyteller Leslie Goshko (Huffington Post, Manhattan Monologue Slam Champion) invites some of NY’s top writers and storytellers to share true, bizarre tales about their lives. There’s a challenging trivia game and a free wine giveaway where one lucky audience member will walk away with their very own bottle of Sideshow Sauce! Tonight’s stellar lineup includes stories from:

RYAN BRITT (The New York Times, Gotham Writers’ Workshop)

DAVID CRABB (The Moth, author “Bad Kid")

GAIL THOMAS (Funny or Die, Tribeca Film Festival)

* Time Out NY “Critics’ Pick”
* NY Daily News “Editor’s Pick”
* “a well-programmed night” - The New York Times

(Be sure to arrive early to snag a seat! They go fast. Doors open at 6:30pm)

"An Old-Fashioned Piano Party" Returns to Cornelia Street Cafe!

It's on Cornelia's website so it's official! Also, MY MOM IS FLYING IN FROM CHICAGO JUST FOR THIS SHOW! So, yeah. No pressure. Last time the show sold out, so if you're so inclined, you can RSVP by calling Cornelia Street Cafe. "An Old-Fashioned Piano Party with Leslie Goshko", Saturday, September 27th, 6pm. Squidoooo!

Also, here's a picture of Tater obstructing my daily practice. The struggle is real. 


New America NYC/Sideshow Goshko Recap and Podcast

A HUGE thank you to New America NYC for hosting Sideshow Goshko Storytelling Series for the second time! We had an absolute blast playing to a full house in their beautiful SoHo loft. Special thanks to Faith Smith and her staff for all their hard work and to Giulia Rozzi, Michele Carlo, and Jim O'Grady for their top-notch stories.

And in case you weren't able to make it, you can hear the full podcast of the event HERE.

all photos courtesy of New America NYC

Host Leslie Goshko
Giulia Rozzi (Chelsea Lately, Vh1)

Drunk Kitt-ehs! NEW HUFFPO!

Are there any limits as to what I won't make into a cat video? At this point, no. I will literally take any and all of your submitted cat photos and combine them with my favorite things. In this particular case, it's adorable cats and alcohol. You're welcome.

Aug 7, 2014

Cats Raging to "Crazy Train" by Ozzy Osbourne is the Only Catharsis You'll Need Today -- NEW HUFFPO!

Well, looks like this is turning into a series. Here for the second installment of ridiculous cat videos is "Cats Raging to 'Crazy Train' by Ozzy Osbourne is the Only Catharsis You'll Need Today."

And FYI--if you wanna see YOUR adorable fur ball on the Huffington Post, shoot me your email address. I'll be sending out submission emails looking for your cat pics!

photo courtesy Amy Cope