Category Archives: Interview

From Chicago to Denver and Back Again

Alex Orozco is one of the comedians that hosted the Latino Fest at UIC, which I wrote about. He was very funny and a good host.  When I approached him and told him about The Runt he was unhesitant to … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Funniest Roommates (And Their 9 Other Friends)

Ever feel like you can’t do something you really want to do because it’s slightly inconvenient? Don’t want to hang out with your friend because it’s raining? Can’t make it to the concert because The Real World is on? Can’t … Continue reading

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Comical Bonds: An Exchange with Shannon Kelly

Red-haired, kind-eyed, and recently master-degreed, Shannon Kelly is a woman of many joys. The success of her Second City graduation show “A Spork in the Road” (sold out for the last two weeks), the blossoming of her improv group The … Continue reading

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Shooting the Deeper Shit: An Interview with James Murray

Hearing “documentary,” “stand-up,” and “noob” all in the same sentence had me instantly engaged. James Murray was in the process of filming his latest documentary, My First Time, which follows three novice stand-up comedians all the way up to their … Continue reading

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