Come See DJ Faucet Sketch Comedy at The Bootleg Theater October 3 and 4!



Please join my sketch comedy group, DJ Faucet, for two nights of dark and absurd sketch comedy at the The Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles on October 3 and 4! The show is 8 pm, and tickets are $7 in advance, $10 at the door. If you saw our shows at the Comedy Central Stage or The Kirk Douglas Theater, know that this show is all new! KNOW IT IN YOUR HEART.

Can’t make it? Check out our regular monthly shows at iO West on October 5 and November 2.

New Video: Shut That Coyote Up! Plus: Great Donuts and Awful Candy Bread

I have been doing several things! For example, building a cardboard town for this video I wrote for DJ Faucet:

Here’s the video on Funny or Die if you’d prefer to watch it there. Also, come see our next show on August 3 at iO West in Los Angeles!

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Additionally, I have two new food articles up on Table Matters. One is on why you shouldn’t eat at Dunkin’ Donuts (with a recipe for the absolutely kick-ass homemade maple-frosted donuts you see above) and the other is about locally produced cookbooks from the 70s and 80s, with an awesome recipe for “The Ribsticker” and a terrifying recipe for Gumdrop Bread.

DJ Faucet at the Kirk Douglas Theatre on July 5



Please join my sketch comedy group, DJ Faucet, for a night of dark and absurd sketch comedy at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles on July 5! The show is 8 pm, and tickets are $7 at the door.

Can’t make it? Check out our regular monthly shows at iO West on July 6 and August 3.

See My Sketch Comedy Group at the Comedy Central Stage on April 30!


My iO West Main Stage sketch comedy group, DJ Faucet, is doing a show at the Comedy Central Stage in Los Angeles on April 30 at 8 pm. We are absurd, physical, and sometimes dark; and this show is going to be oh-so fun. So come see us! Tickets are free — call 323-960-5519 to reserve yours.

On Funeral Cookies and Eating Sins



My newest Table Matters piece: A Snack Called Death.

From “Prevention of Disease and Care of the Sick,” 1918

prevention_of_disease_and_care_of_the_sickI want that sweet hammock chair.


Chocolate Cures Infertility (and Other Bits of Chocolate Medical History)



My newest Table Matters column is up — it’s about the weird medical history of chocolate, and it features a recipe for chocolate cake spiced to help balance your four humors.

The World’s Worst Wedding Cake, Old Diet Fads, and The Dish


I have a new piece up on Table Matters about old diet fads (and how they’re not that different from the new ones). The picture you see above is supposed to be a wedding cake. Really.

Also, this piece was featured on The Dish!

Two Sketch Comedy Shows in Chicago This Weekend

My iO West main stage team, DJ Faucet, is performing two shows in the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival this weekend, January 10 and 11 at 8 pm. Get more information and tickets on the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival website!

After Dinner Mint Pulled Teeth, Menstrual Tonics, and Holiday Self-Loathing



I have two new pieces of writing…ON THE INTERNET!

A Spoonful of Sugar
A Halloweeny article that ended up being published in December about an awesome early 1900s booklet that juxtaposes candy recipes with testimonials for a tonic that cured all menstrual ills. Plus — recipes for after dinner mint pulled teeth and fig eyes!

5 Reasons Why Self-Loathing Is the Key to Low-Stress Holidays
I used to get anxious during holiday season, dealing with all the joy and bustle, but now I just relax and hate myself instead! Learn the amazing secrets to how you can too.


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