That was two years ago, and the result of his workshopping series will be a book, Goatlips, which is set for publication later this year. The title narrative, by the way, sets the tone: It tells the story of Taylors audition to be the lips of a goat for a commercial. And in that capsule alone, you can taste the humor and the nakedness of being human. Delivered in the same vein as A.C.E.s comedy, the anecdote is indicative of what Taylor calls inclusive performance or, more to the point, David Sedaris lite.
While youre waiting for Goatlips to come out (when it does, Taylor says, his goal is to have a copy in every single bathroom in America and a CD of it in every car), you can stop by for an installment of Matthew Taylors Happy Hour Story Time, which moves tonight to the Tattered Cover LoDo, 1628 16th Street. The fun, along with wine, beer and snacks, begins at 6:30 p.m.; admission is free, but reservations are required. Call 303-322-6750 or e-mail linda@ACEcomedy.com.
Mon., Feb. 1, 6:30 p.m., 2010