Let’s Get Serious with Liz McArthur

Liz McArthur joins me for a long, rambling discussion about her many sketch comedy endeavors, fear of passion and her long-abandoned Adam Sandler fansite. I’ve known Liz for a long time (we’ve worked on a bunch of videos together) and this conversation is pretty loose but I almost made her cry a few times soContinue reading “Let’s Get Serious with Liz McArthur”

Let’s Get Serious with Drew Current

Drew Current joins me to discuss The Santa Stories: The Naughty Story, which he directed. Drew is a member of pH Productions, a company that’s puts together improv and scripted shows. The Santa Stories just ended a run of performances at Studio Be that featured a closeted homosexual elf, drug-addicted Rudolph and sex-starved Mrs. Claus. Let’sContinue reading “Let’s Get Serious with Drew Current”

Let’s Get Serious with Kelly Bolton

For my second episode, I interview Kelly Bolton from Off Off Broadzway, a musical sketch group that puts a comedic spin on the burlesque revival of recent years. In Off Off Broadzway, Kelly plays Andy Drodgenous, a sleazy dude that follows the girls around and adds suggestive comments between (and sometimes during) songs. We talkContinue reading “Let’s Get Serious with Kelly Bolton”

“Broadz Bitch” Music Video

A day in the life of the ladies of Off Off Broadzway. Wake up outside, get a face tattoo, hang out with androgynous midget, you know, your typical Tuesday… Off Off Broadzway are a Chicago-based musical sketch comedy group. A couple weeks ago I filmed this music video with them. You may recognize Liz andContinue reading ““Broadz Bitch” Music Video”

Chicago Bacon Takedown

Last weekend I competed in the Chicago Bacon Takedown at Lincoln Hall with my Green Chalkboard co-conspirator, Mandy. We won the Judges’ Choice 2nd Place award for our Bacon Caramel “Apples”! Our prizes were a 10″ Anolon Chef Clad skillet, a Microplane ribbon grater and a Wüsthof paring knife. Plus, we have lots of leftoverContinue reading “Chicago Bacon Takedown”

Cincinnati-Chicago

After spending the past 18 years in Cincinnati, I decided it was time to mix things up a little so I’ve moved to Chicago. I’ve been here for a a couple of months but now I have an apartment in Logan Square and I feel like I really live here. My parents are from CincinnatiContinue reading “Cincinnati-Chicago”

PopCultour 2 at C2E2

The title of this blog post may look like a bunch of gibberish to you so I’ll try to break it down. PopCult is a collective of ComiCulture entrepreneurs who specialties in publishing, video games, music, film and television. Last year they threw a big PopCultour party at the San Diego Comic-Con. Well, this yearContinue reading “PopCultour 2 at C2E2”

Chicago Sketchfest

Tomorrow marks the start of the Ninth Annual Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival. Each year, over the course of two weeks, 100+ sketch comedy troupes perform 125+ shows in the sketch center of the Universe. That’s a lot of sketch. In 2007 Pizza Infinity made an 18-episode web-series taking a look behind-the-scenes at Sketchfest. You’ll findContinue reading “Chicago Sketchfest”