Tamale

Tamale has written 9 posts for The L Stop

“Are You There Judy?” Interview with Creator Judy Fabjance

I interviewed Judy Fabjance about her show after I saw it. Enjoy! – Tamale “Are you there, Judy? It’s me Cancer.” I love this take on the classic 1970’s book, “Are you there God? It’s me, Margaret.” How did you come up with your show title? My girlfriends co-worker actually came up with “Are you […]

Tamale’s 12: Spotlight on Gwen LaRoka

Tamale’s 12 for 12 is a collection of 12 questions posed to one of Tamale’s favorite comics each month. I recently had the pleasure of sharing the stage with Gwen at the Mayne Stage as part of HER HRC. She kept the crowd rolling with laughter throughout her set, and closed with this physical bit […]

Tamale’s 12: Spotlight on Adam Guerino

Tamale’s 12 for 12 is a collection of 12 questions posed to one of Tamales favorite comics each month. You might know Adam Guerino from OutLoud Chicago’s Queer Comedy at Zanies, or any one of the wildly successful comedy shows he’s produced in our city. A staple in both the gay and comedy scenes, Adam […]

Tamale’s 12: Spotlight on Ever Mainard

Tamale’s 12 for 12 is a collection of 12 questions posed to one of Tamales favorite comics each month. I originally met Ever when I was working at Second City. She was the cutest barista at Starbucks by far. We chatted about her wanting to do stand up comedy and now she’s a rising star […]

Kristin Clifford

Tamale’s 12 for 12 is a collection of 12 questions posed to one of Tamales favorite comics each month. Tamale’s 12: Spotlight on Kristin Clifford You might know Kristin Clifford from her signature sweetness and soft voice, both on stage and off. I met her while taking a Feminine Comique class a couple of years […]

Candy Lawrence Interview

Chicago is brimming with comedic genius and I have had the good fortune to interview fellow comedian Candy Lawrence. Her curly hair and wide grin are captivating both on stage and off and I especially appreciate her tag line, “Candy Lawrence, more like Comedy Lawrence”. Tamale: When did you first know you wanted to do […]

Stye = 1, Tamale = 2

I have a stye.  A big un.  For those of you who don’t know what a stye is, it’s essentially a zit (gross) inside your eyelid (grosser).  It makes your eye puff up and feels like you have a conjoined twin tightly curled up behind your lashes.  Also, it hurts.  That little twin is just […]

Tamale at Viva Las Vegas 14!

Last weekend I headed west for the annual rockabilly weekender, Viva Las Vegas.  Each year, rockabilly folks come from all over the world to celebrate the sights and sounds of this modern twist on classic Americana.  It was nearly as breathtaking as the inescapable cigarette smoke in the host casino! I felt as though I […]

Greetings, Readers! Tamale here.

  I am delighted to be working with The L Stop as our Official Comedy Gal!  In this space, you can read the latest on my personal adventures, find out about local comedy happenings, and generally just brighten your day with a laugh.  I will post my interviews with the funniest people out there and […]