Our story this week: Pat Baer, creeped out by an awkward drug party around an unfamiliar campfire, escapes into the forest along with the beautiful, straight-edge subject of his unspoken desire. But if there's one thing that history teaches us, it's this: journeys into dark forests produce narrative crisis points via confrontation with representations of the bestial self. Should have seen this one coming, Pat.
Pat Baer is an improvisor and all around great guy who has helped with the production of A Funny Thing since its very beginning. Thanks Pat! He also hosts 404ing it: Breaking Down the Internet, a surprisingly moving love song to all things online at the [...]
Jon Gabrus lived the quintessential Hollywood college experience, if Hollywood was the name of an alternate world where everyone thought it was super cool to walk around with a bee on a string, shit your Gap boxer-briefs in front of a freshman co-ed, and drive with your eyes closed, high on stolen, canned oxygen. Make sure you've still got all your teeth and buckle up. Jon Gabrus is taking you to school.
Jon Gabrus can be seen hosting MTV2's The Guy Code. New episodes start this January, but if you'd like to see his cherubic grin right now, just look over your shoulders, or more specifically at mtv2.com.
This week, Halle Kiefer yearns for the day when everyone wore a shirt around their waist. A blowout on the L train sends Halle down the crimson gutters of memory lane where she must face the unapproving, capricious whims of Mavis Beacon, the body shame of an adolescent mob, and finally Mr. Dunkle, the human couch, and his gruesome object lesson. Speak friend, and you shall enter.
Halle told her story at Nights of Our Lives, the unmissable storytelling show at the UCB Theater in Chelsea. Halle will be hosting a new monthly stand-up show called The Dog and Pony Show at UCB East starting October 16th. [...]