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NEDtalks: Spreading Worthless Ideas

Will there be Power Points?

The Whistler


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Runs March 14, 2011-March 14, 2011

Monday9 p.m.

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Kellen Alexander and Seth Dodson (of 1, 2, 3, Fag!) co-host this comedic mini-conference. In the style of TEDtalks our speakers aim not to smarten you up but to dumb you down and present speeches, powerpoints, pie charts and shoebox dioramas on topics such as “Protecting Your Brain from Hypnotism” and “Why it’s Better to be Beautiful." Our mission is to take the tension out of pretension and have a good old fashioned laugh without having to really learn anything. The Conference Features Non-Informative Talks from: Lindsay Hunter Lindsay Hunter co-hosts the Quickies! reading series and is the author of Daddy's, a collection of slim fictions out now on featherproof books. Find her at Sam Weiner Sam Weiner has written, directed, and performed numerous shows at Chicago's Annoyance Theatre. As part of the sketch comedy group Sad On Vacation, he has appeared at the Chicago Sketchfest, the TBS Just For Laughs Festival, and at the Comedy Central Stage in Los Angeles. You can see their videos at Chelsea Devantez Chelsea studied improv at Second City and iO, where she currently plays with her house team, A Raptor, and she can currently be seen impersonating Lucille Ball in Moe Phangroms Variety Show and getting crazy Panamanian in the musical, Skiing is Believing, both at The Annoyance Theater. Her favorite thing in world is making comedysongs with her best friend Emily Walker, in their musical group: DING! Mark Logsdon Mark is from Boston. He lives in Chicago where he stays in his apartment all day inventing ideas. Catch him on the internet at

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