Category Archives: Improv

GIF You’re Happy and You Know It

The fourth annual Gatlinburg Improv Fest will be held on March 6 and 7 at Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre and I can hardly wait. There will be five returning groups and four new participants. Festival organizers created posters that fans can print or … Continue reading

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Make Yourself at Home

A few of the members of Einstein Simplified normally record the troupe’s podcast after our Tuesday night show. Aaron Littleton records and edits the audio on his laptop computer. Aaron missed last Tuesday’s show due to illness. I thought it … Continue reading

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With All These Crazy Happy People

It’s easy to get me fired up about improv. Every time I meet new people who are interested in the topic, my enthusiasm is obvious. After Tuesday’s Einstein Simplified show, I had a great time talking with members of Full Disclosure, … Continue reading

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Ripe Van Winkle

 Some of the leaves on my fig tree have started turning yellow and falling off. However the fruits look the same as they did a month ago. According to one Internet article, the tree is either getting too much water … Continue reading

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Bissell It Now

The Oak Ridge Convention and Visitors Bureau created a new series of summer entertainment events for local families to enjoy. They scheduled two Oak Ridge After Dark events in July and two in August. Last April, Katy Brown asked if … Continue reading

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Join the Club

The Classic Hits 93.1 WNOX 1st Birthday Party was held at Side Splitters Comedy Club on Sunday evening. The show consisted of performances by Terrence G., Einstein Simplified, John Upton and yours truly. My wife took some nice photos with … Continue reading

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G. Whiz

Terrence G. will be the headliner for the Classic Hits 93.1 WNOX 1st Birthday Party at Side Splitters Comedy Club on Sunday night. Local comic John Upton and improv troupe Einstein Simplified will perform too. I will be the emcee … Continue reading

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Scruffy City School System

Eight members of the promotion department and the general manager of the radio cluster attended Tuesday night’s Einstein Simplified comedy improv show at Scruffy City Hall. Before the show, the GM treated them to dinner in appreciation for their hard … Continue reading

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Birthday Party Quirks

This Friday marks the one-year anniversary of the call letter and format change at Classic Hits 93.1 WNOX. We’re going to celebrate with a birthday party at Side Splitters Comedy Club on June 1. I’m very happy that there will … Continue reading

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Comedy Impod

In episode 24 of the Einstein Simplified podcast, I told the story of the time I was exercising at midnight at Koko FitClub. That’s when the lights went out and the alarm sounded. I also talked about buying gift cards … Continue reading

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Circle to the Square

Einstein Simplified performed on Market Square twice in the past week. On Tuesday, we had our debut performance in Scruffy City Hall, the new home to our weekly shows. On Saturday, we performed at Latitude 35 as part of Blank … Continue reading

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Orange Scruffy

Tonya Cinnamon of Cinnamon Studios put a nice footer across the bottom of one of her photos from Tuesday’s Einstein Simplified show. It promotes that our show has moved to Scruffy City Hall on Market Square. The photo she chose is … Continue reading

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Fare the Well

The Well in Bearden served as a good home for Einstein Simplified since January, 2013. Sadly, the Well closed its doors for the last time on Monday night. It means that we have to move our improv show to a … Continue reading

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Line Backers

The season premiere of Whose Line Is It Anyway? snuck up on me. The show returned on Friday night with two episodes. One featured guest star Tara Lipinski and the other featured guest star Kat Graham. Fortunately the episodes I … Continue reading

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