Every week The Paper Machete features some of Chicago's best artists, writers and comedians. While this week is no exception, the Machete's audience will also be treated to performances by Bob and Nancy Piatt, parents of show curator and host Christopher Piatt.
Matthew Loren Cohen describes the Pilgrims' first dinner with the Native Americans in what will probably become the only popular Thanksgiving song out there. As usual, if you can hear us, this magazine is LIVE. Some sample lyrics: You arrived on our shores after much navigation.
Shannon Cason is a real live Macy's employee (he sells women's shoes).So the Former Moth GrandSLAM champion is more than equipped to give you his thoughts on Black Friday's move to Thursday, in his Paper Machete Consumer Reports Report.Below, the beginning of his diatribe.
Shannon Cason is a writer/storyteller from Detroit. He shares his stories on his podcast, Homemade Stories, available on iTunes. He's a Moth GrandSLAM champion, a comedy open miker, and a seller of women's shoes at Macy's.1.
The gays were all over the news this week. Brendan Dowling and Tim Sniffen agree with Brett Ratner when he said what he said about rehearsal and who it's for. Coya Paz explains how clinics in Equador that try to convert homosexuals are the exception, not the rule.
Before Daylight Savings ended, there was a whole lotta trouble, starting with Samantha Irby, who paints Herman Cain as the lady killer he is. Cayne Collier becomes a gastroenterologist who educates us on fecal transplants (a real thing!).
Samantha Irby is the indefatigable blogger behind Bitches Gottta Eat and Irby and Ian, a collaboration with Write Club misanthrope Ian Belknap. Since she takes guff from nobody, her return to the Machete is highly anticipated.1.
You know Halloween is still in the air, because the candy corn hasn't run out. For this Very Special Halloween episode, we have a Very Special Guest Host, Josh Zagoren. Adam Guerino claims Halloween is the new gay holiday.