Bring Your Own Presents: 'Gypsy In Danger'

May 8, 2014

Karl Saliter in action.
Credit Karl Saliter

Bring Your Own is a nomadic storytelling series that takes place in living rooms, backyards and other intimate spaces within the community. Each month, seven storytellers have 7 minutes to respond to a theme. BYO airs on All Things New Orleans and is a biweekly podcast on

This story was told on December 5, 2013 in the courtyard of 3020 Royal Street, and later produced by Lucy Rosenbloom. The theme of the evening was ‘The Passion”. Here, Karl Saliter tells the tale of a young fire juggler, and the moment of “nooooooo.”

Bring Your Own is brought to you by Liam Daniel Pierce, Laine Kaplan-Levenson and Nina Feldman. The next live storytelling event is Wednesday, May 28 at 915 N. Dupre street in Bayou St John. For details, go to