Video: Alderman Ed Bus gets a visit from the FBI

January 18, 2011

My favorite alderman (and alter-ego) Ed Bus has been quite busy this past week. The campaign of the 53rd ward alderman for mayor was featured in Crains, made the mayoral odds on NBC Chicago and was picked up by Eric Zorn in the Chicago Tribune. Bus also released his platforms and had his first black-eye over inappropriate publicity photographs.

And now, he is getting visited by the FBI? 

Here is our newest episode of "The 53rd Ward," which is a video web-series following the fictitious campaign of Alderman Ed Bus (D-53) running for mayor of Chicago.

It stars the members of Schadenfreude (my comedy ensemble), as well as Tim Smithe (Walter E. Smithe Furniture) and Chicago comedy stalwarts T.J Jagodowski and Alex Fendrich. Special thanks to Adam Witt for editing and Nick Wagner and Steve Delahoyde for shooting.

The web-series is running weekly through the election.

Disclaimer: No actors, directors, shooters or animals were harmed (or paid) in this video.