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 The Cool Table

Joey Christopoulos & Dan Sanders-Joyce of The Cool Table took a break between their two nights of Chicago Sketchfest performances to speak with me about their history, split into an LA/Chicago group and favorite Sketchfest moments. Let’s Get Serious with Kendall Bruns Episode 009: Joey Christopoulos & Dan Sanders-Joyce of The Cool Table Running time:Continue reading “Let’s Get Serious with The Cool Table”

Let’s Get Serious with Long Pork

Charlie Carroll and Lee Russell of Long Pork join me for a (relatively) brief conversation about Vampires, Zombie Chefs and cows. Long Pork will be performing at Stage 773 for the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival on Thursday, January 13 at 9:30pm. Visit www.chicagosketchfest.com for info and tickets. Let’s Get Serious with Kendall Bruns Episode 008: Charlie CarrollContinue reading “Let’s Get Serious with Long Pork”

Let’s Get Serious with Elephant Larry

Stefan Lawrence and Alexander Zalben are 2/5ths of Elephant Larry, one of New York’s most notorious sketch comedy groups. They sat down with me prior to their second performance at the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival and we talked about the Kowalski Method, using your babies as stage props and what it means to have oneContinue reading “Let’s Get Serious with Elephant Larry”

Let’s Get Serious with Inside Joke Films

I’m joined by Jon Braylock & Ramy Youssef of Inside Joke Films. Despite what you might think based on their name, Inside Joke Films don’t just make internet videos—they also perform live sketch shows and will be performing at Stage 773 for the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival on Sunday, January 9 at 4pm. Visit www.chicagosketchfest.com for info andContinue reading “Let’s Get Serious with Inside Joke Films”

“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”