The Gist

An Unforgettable Technique for Telling Riveting Stories

Moth champion Matthew Dicks demonstrates how to craft a “driveway moment” in your storytelling.

Storyteller Matt Dicks onstage, finger ready.

Photo Illustration by Slate. Photo courtesy of Matt Dicks.

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On The Gist, professional storyteller Matthew Dicks tells a story about how to tell better stories. It all comes down to the stakes. For the Spiel, a moment in the CNBC GOP debates draws attention to the use of “that” and “who” in public speaking.

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