TJ Sopoci is a data scientist, comedian, podcaster, writer, photographer, musician and content creator. His is truly an inspirational tale of the Irrational Confidence of White Male Mediocrity If you look up the term Multi-Hyphenate, you’re likely to see a picture of TJ. Along with his co-host Gena Grish, TJ helms a top 100 podcast on the Apple Comedy Podcast charts called Menage-A-Pod. This comedy podcast about sex, dating and relationships was born in the aftermath of the two hosts having a chance encounter on a dating app, but has lead to the growth of TJ’s other creative endeavors. In 2020, in spite of the world going through a pandemic, TJ was able to get a successful photography and digital content creation business off the ground, as well as establishing himself as an up and coming talent in the Chicago stand up comedy scene.
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May 11 2021
J. Rohr is a Chicago native with a taste for history and wandering the city at odd hours. An author of short fiction and poetry, his work has appeared in publications such as Broadswords and Blasters, Hoosier Noir, Dragon Bike: Fantastical Stories of Bicycle Feminism & Dragons, and Pulp Modern.
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Apr 19 2021
Amrita Dhaliwal, she/her/hers, is a Jane of all trades and Queen of all of them because she can and she does. Amrita is currently the Managing Director and an instructor for the Idiot Workshop. Most recently Amrita co-authored and curated an essay series for HowlRound about clown and activism with Nathaniel Justiniano of Naked Empire Bouffon Company. She also won Best Comedy at the 2019 Melbourne Fringe Festival for The Living Room, which she had been touring the world with Gemma Soldati.
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Mar 26 2021
Story Luck’s weekly dive into the Workshop Workshop format continues on Monday with special guest, Shweta. March 26th at 6pm central we will be having a lesson on storytelling and exploring two stories. The Story Luck Crew, along with a host of regulars in the Twitch chat will help us to actively listen. Thereby we …
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Mar 11 2021
Join us Monday6pm CentralFreeTwitch.tv/storyluckFacebook Invite Vanessa Loves Bad Star Trek Vanessa Tardiff has been calling Chicago home for the last decade since leaving home in Washington, D.C. But we get the sense she’d be just as happy on the bridge of the Enterprise. As soon as she was capable of spelling she tells us, she …
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Mar 05 2021
One group is the Elaborative Mother and the other is the Repetitive Mother. The Repetitive Mother tells you just the facts. She places importance on the order of events and she wants to know why you’re telling the story. She wants to help you get through it and so she’ll ask questions and create scaffolding to help you create your story to help you be succinct and direct.
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Mar 04 2021
Danette Mark is an artist who chooses to express herself through the medium of stand-up comedy. She has been writing and performing comedy for the past 8 years in the Chicago-land area. She received formal training at Second City in Chicago in 2012. Danette’s style of comedy is anecdotal where she loves to joke and tell stories about her out-of-box way of thinking which affects all aspects of her life especially how she relates to others.
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Mar 03 2021
These posts are adapted from the 20 minute lessons on story telling presented by Dan at the beginning of our Workshop! Workshop! show. As you know, here at Story Luck we’re really into the idea of skills being general across the board. Storytelling is a skill and general rules about skills are applicable. So you …
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