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Jul
30
Embrace Your Limitations (Luca Badetti)

Embrace Your Limitations (Luca Badetti)

Disabilities, empathy, understanding yourself, and community. Luca tries to embrace both abilities and inabilities, arguing that this is the best
26 min read
Jul
16
SNL, Police Academy, and What Truly Matters (Tim Kazurinsky)

SNL, Police Academy, and What Truly Matters (Tim Kazurinsky)

SNL, Police Academy, shifting careers, writing, and what really matters in life. Tim has performed on SNL for years, starred
32 min read
Jul
02
Change What You Can't Change (Ashley Ray)

Change What You Can't Change (Ashley Ray)

TV shows, race, sexuality, and comedy. Ashley shares her personal stories with no filters, touching important topics like gender, race,
36 min read
Jun
18
Clown, Art, and Infinite Beauty (Adrian Danzig)

Clown, Art, and Infinite Beauty (Adrian Danzig)

Physical comedy, aging, changing ideas, and opening up to infinite beauty. Adrian is a co-founder of 500 Clown and a
25 min read
Jun
04
Find Your Still Point (Lisa Wagner-Carollo)

Find Your Still Point (Lisa Wagner-Carollo)

Mental disabilities, social justice, theater, and becoming a catalyst. Lisa spent over 30 years connecting people with developmental disabilities, marginalized
26 min read
May
21
Learn to Fail (Kelly Leonard)

Learn to Fail (Kelly Leonard)

Being constructive, learning from failures, comedy, yes and, and mental flexibility. Kelly is an author, radio host, and producer from
40 min read
May
07
Love Your City (Dominic Pacyga)

Love Your City (Dominic Pacyga)

Chicago, history, 20th century, urban development, and cities as living organisms. Dominic is a historian and author who spent almost
31 min read
Apr
23
Comedy as an Empowering Tool (Anne Libera)

Comedy as an Empowering Tool (Anne Libera)

Comedy, teaching, improvisation, adapting and changing, empowering others. Anne is an author, writer, comedy professor and researcher. She created the
29 min read
Apr
09
Stumble Into Brilliance (Rachael Mason)

Stumble Into Brilliance (Rachael Mason)

Honesty, self-improvement, comedy, and surreal reality. Rachael is a comedian and legendary Chicago performer and teacher from Chicago's The Second
36 min read
Mar
26
Navigate Complex Realities (Susan Messing)

Navigate Complex Realities (Susan Messing)

Comedy, empathy, sickness, stepping up, and the balance between fun and seriousness in life. Susan is an improviser and iconic
47 min read