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The Encyclopedia Show Presents! Series 2, Volume 7: Fast Food

With music, poetry, visual art and spoken word on the topic: Fast Food.

Featuring (Contributor – Topic): Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz (Author, Everything is Everything) Ray Kroc; Shappy Seascholtz (HBO Def Poet) McDonaldland; Claire Zulkey ( Big Boy; Matt Guenette (Author, Sudden Anthem) Jared S. Fogle; Eric Uchalik (Graphic Designer at Shawnimals) Rotating Weiners; Jacob Knabb (Editor, Another Chicago Magazine) Brown's Chicken Massacre; Poetry Normal - Jake Danna and Tiara Lopez (Spoken Word Ensemble) Ration Packs; Shawné Holloway (Alum, Young Chicago Authors) The Road Runner; Amy Johnson (College Professor) White Castle Slider.

With hosts Robbie Q Telfer (Author of Spiking the Sucker Punch) and Shanny Jean Maney (Author of Our Brave Faces Were Just Smiles) and cast regulars: Kurt Heintz ( Fact Checker; Aaron Enskat (Former Normal Slammaster); Tim Stafford (HBO Def Poet); Joel Chmara (HBO Def Poet); Evan Chung (Musician) - House Band Leader "The Encartagans"; and 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. Past contributors have included Bill Ayers, Marc Smith, Paul Sereno, Anis Mojgani, Idris Goodwin, Lisa Buscani, Cameron McGill, Kevin Coval, Derrick Brown, and Marty McConnell. For audio from previous shows and additional information, please visit

The Encyclopedia Show draws its novice and notable talent from Chicago Area and National Artists in the Slam, Academic and Youth artists' communities.


Recorded Wednesday, March 03, 2010 at Vittum Theater.

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