What the Hipnonics: The Game Show by Joshua Lukasik

Whatever floats yer boat, be it canoe, fishing boat, jet – ski, raft, yacht, whatever.
I thought the game show format was pretty much in the ground, pushing up daisies, replaced by ” reality ” tv, but I have been wrong a couple of times before.

Chicago Literati


James Fisher
, stand-up comedian, producer, and “sexy assistant” on the What The Hipnonics: The Game Show carried four podiums on stage at the Playground Theater. Each podium was made from taped together beer cases and coated with a layer of paint.

When I asked why he didn’t use spray-paint, the inaugural What The Hipnonics champion informed me that you cannot buy spray-paint in Chicago, and cited the question as undeniable proof of me being a straight-up, white guy.

Point taken.

The night’s comedians featured: Rebecca Loeser, AJ Lubecker, Drew Terrill, Kahlil Wilson, hosted by the show’s creator: Marysa Mavrakys.

(C)Marysa Mavrakys (C)Marysa Mavrakys

“The way the show idea came about was random. I was listening to Beyonce’s “Drunk In Love” and there is a lyric in that song that goes, ‘I’ve been drinkin watermelon.’ I had no idea what that could have possibly meant until I went into handy Google and…

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Author: danielrappletonyahoocom

Science - fiction, fantasy, horror & suspense ( But not really " nerd / geek " material ), armchair cultural anthropologist, interested in archaeology ( Although the closest I've been to an actual dig - site was Pinson Mounds outside Memphis ), & interested in the obscure, strange or sometimes things that would bore or put off other people.

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