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"Oh! Oh, there you are! Where have you been? We've been sick. We've been worried sick. About you. We -- get inside and go to sleep."

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Most updates will be detailed on the Maximum Verbosity production blog.

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016


Next open-mic takes place with playwright and producer Matthew Foster in January 2017!

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016


The Planet is dead. Long live the Planet! Next open-mic takes place with slam poet and improv comic Joe Bozic in December 2016.

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016


..and with the Twin Cities Horror Festival behind us, we plow back into our Not-So-Silent Planet season. With the very special announcement that we have expanded the show into a podcast, in which we have aimless, drunken, geeky conversations about speculative fiction!

Friday, October 28th, 2016


With the Alternate Party Party behind us, we charge forwards to the Twin Cities Horror Festival!

Sunday, September 25th, 2016


Season opener of the Not-So-Silent Planet and AgoraFest are both behind us. Up ahead, the Alternate Party Party and the Twin Cities Horror Festival!

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016


Season thirteen is dead. Long live season fourteen! Many upcoming shows, including the second season of The Not-So-Silent Planet!

Monday, August 1st, 2016


Pissing on the Great Wall done (for now) -- gearing up for The Not-So-Silent Planet: A Speculative Storytelling Show at the Minnesota Fringe Festival!

Friday, July 15th, 2016


Descendant of Dragons at Pointless Brewery concluded -- up next, Pissing on the Great Wall at the Kansas City Fringe Festival!

Thursday, July 7th, 2016


So many shows. Sooo many shows. CONvergence 2016 is behind us -- up next, Descendant of Dragons in Michigan!

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016


Another Not-So-Silent Planet behind us, several shows taking place at CONvergence 2016 before us -- check out the Current Work page for details!

Monday, June 20th, 2016


Been cycling through a variety of events, and consequently have many fiddly updates throughout the site. Honestly, the Current Work page is your best hope of understanding what the hell is going on.

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016


Shifted Indefinite Articles to the front page. Check out our Current Work page! If only to witness how hilariously unwieldy it's become!

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016


Many updates about upcoming shows this summer (check out our Current Work page for just some details), but the item of most moment is our upcoming Minnesota Fringe Festival collaboration with Word Sprout: The Not-So-Silent Planet: A Speculative Storytelling Show!

Sunday, May 1st, 2016


Much general cleaning and tidying around the site. Most notably, I will be presenting my travelogues Descendant of Dragons and Pissing on the Great Wall on two separate dates at Pointless Brewery in Ann Arbor, Michigan!

Sunday, April 17th, 2016


Three updates in one month? Surely some revelation is at hand. (Or, at least, a nervous breakdown of some kind -- this has been four festivals in a two-week period.) The Libertarian Party of Minnesota State Convention has concluded! Up next: a return to the Not-So-Silent Planet!

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016


StoryFest and Die Laughing have concluded! Many more shows coming up, including yet another Not-So-Silent Planet showcase!

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016


The AWP Conference is behind us: up ahead are shows with the Not-So-Silent Planet, readings from my book, and shows in Georgia, Michigan, and Missouri!

Saturday, March 19th, 2016


Pulled the Rockstar show to the front page.

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016


Updated the page with some of my appearances at the upcoming AWP Conference in LA (I'll be hosting a Rockstar reunion, and doing a book signing). Also, The Not-So-Silent Planet has been invited to curate an hour for StoryFest 2016: A Twin Cities Sampler. Also, I'll be selling my book at the 2016 Libertarian Party of Minnesota State Convention. Also, also.

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