Let’s Get Serious with Carisa & Kevin

Carisa and Kevin are a sketch comedy and improv performing couple of live-together lovers. They’ve both performed with The Second City’s Boat Co on Norwegian Cruise Lines and are immersed in so many comedy-related activities in Chicago that we talked for close to two hours. We discuss hunting the most dangerous game, dramatic juggling andContinue reading “Let’s Get Serious with Carisa & Kevin”

Let’s Get Serious with Mandy Whitenack

Off Off Broadzway perform “almost sexy sketch comedy” that’s sort of a musical parody of burlesque. They have a new run of shows coming up at Stage 773 so I sat down with Mandy Whitenack to discuss her character, Ricki Dickyouless. She tells me about eating dirt as a baby, Indiana’s Pizza King, Flat Top GrillContinue reading “Let’s Get Serious with Mandy Whitenack”

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 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”

Let’s Get Serious Podcast

I have a new podcast where I interview ambitious creative individuals in a very serious manner. Chicago, home of Second City and iO, is the best city in the world for sketch comedy and improv so I’ll be talking to a lot of those types of people to get things started. My first guest isContinue reading “Let’s Get Serious Podcast”

“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”