On a recent Saturday in Los Angeles, one could attend a Pee-Wee Herman art show at Meltdown, a pop-up Nicolas Cage art show (a port of an earlier Nicolas Cage art show put on in San Francisco), and a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles art show at I Am 8-bit (not to be confused with the official…

This was one of those blog posts that DAYS after reading it, it was still swirling around in my brain. Brandon Bird is such a talented dude, and so so articulate. Please read, proud to call him friend!



About 2 years ago when I first started planning art show curating, one theme in particular was at the top of my list. And now it’s finally happening!!


MEATBALL HEAD: An Art Gallery Celebrating Over 20 Years of Sailor Moon

For Love and Justice! Meatball Head is an artistic celebration of the beloved Japanese phenomenon Sailor Moon, brought to you by over 100 talented artists from around the industry. Curated by Nico Colaleo!

After fighting evil by moonlight, you are coordially welcomed to join us for the opening reception at Nerdist Showroom at Meltdown Comics (7522  Sunset  Blvd, Los Angeles) from 7pm-11pm, Saturday, August 16th 2014! Enjoy free beer and wine, along with Sailor Moon-themed entertainment, decor, surprises, and photo-ready backdrops. Start planning now, because in the name of the Moon, you’re not going to want to miss this fantastic evening!

Poster by W. Scott Forbes and Benjamin Anders!

Featuring work by Kelsy Abbott, Aaron Alexovich, Natasha Allegri, Benjamin Anders, Kim Arndt, Whitney Avalon, Atomikitty, Jessica Borutski, Matt Brailey, Kaitlin Callahan, Heather Carlton, Emily Choi, Tony Christopherson, Daisy Church, Jenny Colaleo, Nico Colaleo, Victor Courtright, Alexandra Coward, Dave Crosland, Nick Cross, Cheyenne Curtis, Jack Cusumano, Teri Cusumano, Zan Czyzewski, Becky Dreistadt, Brianne Drouhard, Rachel Dukes, Julianne Eckert, Michelle Fealk, Jenny Fine, W. Scott Forbes, Kate Freund, Phylicia Fuentes, Gyimah Gariba, Andrea Gertsmann, Tais Ghelli, Carson Giles, J.R. Goldberg, Lorraine Grate, Jessie “Velociraptor” Greenberg, Gina Gress, Monica Grue, Sarah Harkey, Haylee Herrick, Brenda Hickey, Starline Hodge, Geneva Hodgson, Robert Iza, Henrique Jardim, Jert, Ke Jiang, Josh Karp, Valerie Keiser, Jisoo Kim, Seo Kim, Natasha Kline, L.M. Knight, Chris Korn, Kate Laird, Jess Lane, Max Lawson, Melissa Levengood, Alice Meichi Li, Kevin Sukho Lee, Joanna Leitch, Jean Liang, Troy Little, Lindsey Lydecker, Kathryn Marusik, Perin McClean, Erin McGathy, Kali Meadows, Carly Mizzou, Csenge Kara Molnar, Zoe Moss, Megan Nairn, Daron Nefcy, Brent Noll, Rocky Olivares, Hannah Nance Partlow, Shadi Petosky, Elisa Phillips, Chris Pianka, Sara Pocock, Whitney Pollett, Julia Prescott, Emily Quinn, Sandra Rivas, Willy Roberts, Jennifer Ruiz, Austin Salmi, Katie Shanahan, Sarah Simes, David C. Smith, Bob Suarez, Thom Foolery, Babs Tarr, Arica Tuesday, Julia Vickerman, Jamie Vickers, Jeff Victor, Lynn Wang, Jason Whetzell, Jeremy Wojchihosky, Eddie Xu, Jessica Yost, zero., and more!



1. The return of Homestar Runner is happening and PEOPLE ARE EXCITED ABOUT IT. 

2. That reminds me to remind you people that Dave Child and I recorded a fun little episode of our podcast, Friday Night Film School with co-creator of Homestar Runner and overall good dude Matt Chapman, who wanted nothing more than to talk about the Eddie Murphy movie, “The Golden Child.” In case you missed, HERE IT IZ

#Self-promotion #butalsoFriendPromotion #HomestarRunner #StrongBadForever

3 Cities

I’ve been going back and forth on posting about a recent solo comedy tour I decided to take on a whim. Mostly because Tumblr seems to have evolved to the detached briefness of Twitter or Instagram or SnapChat or whatever else the gods have chucked at us. And partially because I feel timid and unworthy to do so. 

I, like probably a lot of other comedy-people are reluctant to label themselves with anything other than, “Occasionally Funny Person.” “Mildly Humorous House Guest,” “Most Interesting Wise Cracker in a Glendale VONS.” Those are titles I can get behind, but the idea of being a “Road Comedian” by any sense of the words layer very uncomfortably over me. 

But regardless of my neurotic hang-ups, I’m here. Sitting in the Portland airport for an ungodly amount of time, measuring my excitement by how fast “Game of Thrones” downloads illegally and half-listening to a very heated argument by a British mother and her 2-year old. I have just finished a full week of a comedy tour, and I couldn’t be more exhausted. 

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