You may know him for his role for producing Chicago Underground Comedy, or perhaps for his much-beloved riff on the best dinosaur. Either way, Chicago comedian Dan Telfer is a funny, funny man who's not afraid to take risks. "If I'm the last one performing I will sometimes dig a hole for myself just to have fun digging out," he says.
You might love the Olympics, and you might think you're not alone, but there's at least one man out there who vehemently disagrees with you. Comedian Dan Telfer, whose new album Tendrils of Ruin is out this week, shared his thoughts on the greatest display of human physical perfection ever at The Paper Machete.
We close out dino-week with a further appreciation of dinosaur philosopher and man of letters, Dan Telfer. We were so charmed by his passionate dino-comedy that we talked him into performing it here at the WBEZ studio.
Brontosaurus? A sham. Triceratops? Awkward adolescent. Tyrannosaurus Rex? A total wuss. OK, maybe T-Rex was no wuss, but it definitely lacked dignity. It walked all bent over, may have been an opportunistic scavenger and possibly even had feathers.