About This Show
Nestor Gomez is the creator, curator, producer and host of 80 Minutes Around the World, a storytelling show which features the stories of immigrants and allies from around the world. The show has featured storytellers from China, Nigeria, Ukraine, Poland, Mexico, USA, and more.
Nestor Gomez was born in Guatemala and traveled to the United States undocumented with his siblings in the mid-80's. A few years ago, Nestor told his first story at The Moth in Chicago as a means to get over the stuttering that haunted his childhood, and has since won close to 40 Moth Story Slams in Chicago, Wisconsin and Madison, as well as winning The Chicago Moth Grand Slam several times. Nestor's stories have been featured on several national podcasts.