My CenterstageChicago.com article, Bringin’ Culture to Your Pride, suggests ways to celebrate the rainbow weekend with jokes, songs and film.
It was a real honor to be included in Shak’s Memorial Day Comedy Bash on Saturday, May 29th, at Lido’s Caffe in Oak Park, with fellow stand-up comics Cameron Esposito, Mo Welch, Dara Katz, David Drake, and the hilarious and creative Concordia Improv Troupe. Thanks to Shak for being an awesome host, to Lido for [...]
Chicago Sun-Times blogger Sarah Terez Rosenblum writes about Shak’s Memorial Day Weekend Comedy Bash! here: Oak Park Comedy Bash Promises Comedy Goodness ShakAlicia, the comedic rap duo comprised of me and Shakir, will dish up the blended chickpea favorite with our first single, “Hummus Anxiety.” Before the dance party wraps up the night, I’ll share something [...]
At the April 21 Cole’s Open Mike, co-hosted by hilarious stand-up comediennes Mo Welch and Cameron Esposito, I re-visited “The Dish Song,” a tragic, overly dramatic piece with a touch of ghetto fabulous that I wrote at age 19 for acoustic guitar. Named for my “straight” girl obsession’s alter-ego, Dishquana, I wrote this song as [...]
Stand-up comedy is a lot harder than it looks. It’s you, a mike, and a bunch of folks who you may or may not know. Don’t believe me? Watch this video my first time at Cole’s open mike, which happens every Wednesday at 9:30pm. The hilarious Cameron Esposito hosts: This week I’ll be revisiting some [...]