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The Encyclopedia Show Presents! Series 2, Volume 2: Serial Killers

With music, poetry, visual art and spoken word on the topic: Serial Killers. Featuring (Contributor – Topic): John Davis (Mental Graffiti Slam) -- The Barbie and Ken Killers; King Keith (Louder Than a Bomb Champ) -- Zodiac Killer; Chris Bower (Robert Kennedy Biographer) - Herbert Mullin; D Cochran (Normal Slam) -- Serial Killers of Chicago; Emily Calvo (Chicago Slam Works) -- Monster of Florence; Serial Susie Swanton (Psychopath, Certified) - Special Emissary from the Institute; Jane Cassady (Philadelphia Poetry Slam) -- Victorian London Arsenic Killers; Paul Durica (Pocket Guide to Hell Tours) -- Harold Shipman; Lindsay Hunter (Quickies! Series) -- Marie Noe; music by the Jagged Claws (Paul Karner & Kimberly Sutton).

Featuring cast regulars Kurt Heinz ( – Fact Checker; Tim Stafford (HBO Def Poet); Joel Chmara (HBO Def Poet); Mike Slefinger (Actor); Evan Chung (Musician) - House Band Leader "The Encartagans"; and Jilted Emily Rose (Poetry Vet and House Manager) – As Jilted Emily Rose.

About The Encyclopedia Show
The Encyclopedia Show, brought to you from the quirky minds of poets and producers Robbie Q Telfer and Shanny Jean Maney. The Encyclopedia Show showcases visual art, comedy, music and spoken word on a wide variety of subjects related to a chosen topic. Each month a new topic is picked at random from the encyclopedia and assignments are sent to a diverse group of writers, artists, poets and performers. For audio from previous shows and additional information, please visit

About Chicago Slam Works
Chicago Slam Works brings together audiences, poets and arts organizations to promote the quality of oral tradition through well-crafted poetry.


Recorded Wednesday, October 07, 2009 at Chopin Theatre.

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