This Really Happened

This Really Happened is a live storytelling evening where participants tell true stories in front of an audience without notes. Selected stories from these live events appear on our website.

A Looney Tunes Christmas by Todd Babiak

Todd Babiak finds himself about to commit a criminal act in the Army & Navy, fueled by alcohol, grief, and envy of Jim Morrison’s glamorous lifestyle. He told his story live at This Really Happened at WordFest in Calgary on October 16, 2013.

TRH at WordFest: Call for submissions

This Really Happened, the popular nonfiction storytelling series, is coming back to Calgary’s WordFest on October 16th. We’re looking for stories on the theme of CRIME AND PUNISHMENT: stories about small offences, divine retribution, or actual felonies.