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Gig List



--Some easily-amused, drunken whacktoast, at some gig or another

--Really, I ain't kiddin'



1999 Champion, National Poetry Slam’s “All Limerick Slam”

Abbey Pub (with Theater of the Droll sketch group, founder)

Barrel of Laughs (Oak Lawn, IL)

The Beat Kitchen

The Bop Shop

Bottom Lounge

The Bucktown Arts Festival

Chemically Imbalanced Comedy (with Theater of the Droll sketch troupe, founder)

The Chicago Comedy Festival

Chicago Comedy Works

The Chicago Cultural Center

The Double Door

The Empty Bottle

Estelle’s (solo and with Kinky Dolphins sketch troupe, founder)

The Field Museum of Chicago

Fitzgerald’s (Berwyn, IL)

Frankie J’s Methodome Theater, “Friday Night Follies”

Gallery 1901

Goose Island

The Green Mill

The Hemingway Festival (Oak Park, IL)

Peter Jones Gallery (solo with Kinky Dolphins sketch troupe, founder)

The Lincoln Lodge

Lounge Ax (solo, with Kinky Dolphins sketch troupe, founder, actor in "The Meeting")

Mad Bar

The Map Room (with Kinky Dolphins sketch troupe, founder)


National Public Radio’s “This American Life”

Peace Fest

Phyllis’ Musical Inn (solo, as music/variety emcee and for "Sloop Biederman's Mess," my live/Web cast variety/talk show I produced/emceed)

Prodigal Son

Red Line Tap

Schuba’s (with Theater of the Droll sketch troupe, founder)

Slam Papi’s Postmodern Vaudeville (co-host)


Underground Lounge

WNEP Theatre, “Gong Show” (with Theater of the Droll sketch troupe, founder)

Victoria Banquets (Beau Jolie, Schiller Park, IL)—“Dinner with the Mafia” (dinner theater)

Zanies Comedy Club



The Comedy Store

The Comedy Treehouse

The Ha Ha Cafe/Comedy Club

J.R.’s Comedy Club

L.A. Cabaret

Laugh Factory

Mixed Nuts Comedy Club

Uncle Clyde’s Comedy Contest



Chubby Moolah, Inc. (Web commercial acting; for backpain.com and onlinefootballbetting.com, as Dr. John, back pain sufferer, football gambler)

Colony Collapse Disorder (co-host, cable-access, YouTube comedy/variety show)

“The Doc Kings,” Harlan Duggard, Toasty Woasty Productions

FearlessRadio.com (“Flabby Hoffman Extravagonzo” weekly co-host)

Colony Collapse Disorder (co-host, cable-access, YouTube comedy/variety show)

Fez Productions, Bruno and Dupree (talking dogs), YouTube Videas (with NextNewNetworks, L.A.)

“The Flabby Hoffman Show,” Chicago Public Access

FMITV.com (Internet show; stand-up in Los Angeles)

National Public Radio, “This American Life”

“Songsation,” Chicago Public Access

Soundneedle Productions, “Thinking Speed” (film), played “Tyrus”

Towers Productions (featured extra, Investigative Discovery Channel’s “Undercover: Double Life,” episode “Matt Browning—Operation Bootstrap”

WBBM-FM 96, “Candi Gomez”

WGN-TV Morning News

WLS (Chicago ABC), “190 North”

WLUP-AM 97.9, “The Danny Bonaduce Show”

“The Wiener’s Circle” (featured “reality” extra, Monkey House Productions)



Center for Inquiry West (Los Angeles)

Chicago Artists’ Coalition: Holiday Benefit, 1998, 2000 & 2004


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