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Get to Know: Chad Briggs

Hey Essay Fiesta fans! Time keeps on slipping into the future, which means pretty soon we’re going to fall into Essay Fiesta. Our next show is Oct. 17, and we are pleased as punch to welcome back Chad Briggs. Chad is one of the most prominent comics in the Chicago stand-up scene. He’s performed at … Continue reading

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Get To Know: Paul Luikart

Hey Essay Fiesta fans! March’s show is right around the corner. On the 21st at 7 p.m. at the Book Cellar, we’ll be welcoming a number of amazing readers, one of which is Essay Fiesta favorite Paul Luikart. Paul is a member of Blewt! Productions and is one of the brains behind the hit live … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Says Get To Know Kristen Studard

You know how Essay Fiesta always gives away cool prizes? You know how we give away Threadless gift certificates? Well, you have Kristen Studard to thank for that. And guess what? She’s reading at this next Essay Fiesta! Besides being a member of Threadless’ kick-ass marketing team, Kristen is an amazingly talented improviser. She’s done … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Announces August Line-Up

School’s going to be back in session soon. If you’re looking to get your learn on a little early, then you should check out our August 16th installment of Essay Fiesta. The line-up is chock full of comedians. We got all kinds of funny people, from stand-ups to improvisers to a highly intelligent ape from … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta Reader Profile: Bryan Bowden

Bryan Bowden is a manly mountain man who hails from North Carolina. Legend has it, he caught a bear with his bare hands and rode it cross-country to Chicago. That legend is probably false. Currently Bowden is a stand-up comic. He performs regularly around town. Bowden also has a gift for teaching. He currently is … Continue reading

March 15th Line-Up Announced!

Greetings Essay Fiesta fans! We here at the ole Essay Fiesta are already booking as far out as July, and boy do we have some amazing talent, from award-winning authors to award-winning stand-up comedians. It’s quite the award-winning, eclectic mix. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. March is around the corner. And along with … Continue reading