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Pictures from Last Night’s Essay Fiesta

Hey Essay Fiesta fans. Last night was an amazing show! We packed the Book Cellar more than ever. Our readers were amazing. Thank you again to Kristin Clifford, Tom Wolferman, Scott Smith, Robyn Okrant and Diana Slickman. Alyson and Keith really can’t express how touched they are that so many people appreciate their little show. … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Subscribes To The Poco A Poco Methodology

“Poco a poco” is a Spanish term that translates into “little by little.” We here at Essay Fiesta hail the simplicity of this philosophy. Because it’s true! And with our perpetual busyness, it’s the only way things get done around Essay Fiesta Land. The Poco a Poco method incorporates the principles behind the saying, “The … Continue reading

The Essay Fiesta Theme Song Has Landed

Tell all your friends! Here it is! The Essay Fiesta theme song. And check out our event page on Facebook, and RSVP to the next installment slated for June 21. We’ll be playing the song LIVE!

Essay Fiesta Seeks Video Editor

Essay Fiesta is looking to enlarge our team. Currently we’re a small operation that consists of creators and producers Keith Ecker and Alyson Lyon, Howard Brown rep Bryant Dunbar and our videographer Elizabeth McQuern. We’d like to add another person to our team, namely a video editor. You can check out our recent post on … Continue reading

Janelle Monae!!!!

Sorry about not posting this super special post until today. There were some technical issues yesterday. Anyway, hip-hop, neo-soul animatronic soon-to-be superstar Janelle Monae performed two nights in a row at Schuba’s Tavern. If you’ve never heard of Janelle Monae then you are doing your ears a major disservice. Watch her video from her EP … Continue reading

Second City 7 Day Shorts

Update! The short is now officially on the Second City 7 Day Shorts YouTube Channel. Hurrah! Here’s the much-anticipated video short we’ve been telling you about featuring Essay Fiesta co-producer Keith Ecker. It’s called “Atomic Test,” and it was written by Essay Fiesta alum Bryan Bowden, filmed by Essay Fiesta videographer Elizabeth McQuern and co-starring … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta’s Talented Friends

Here’s a round up of some of the great things past readers of Essay Fiesta are up to. Bryan Bowden may have wowed you with his tale of bicycle riding at Essay Fiesta, but now he will completely hit you over the head with a laughter frying pan courtesy of his new video sketch (P.S. … Continue reading