The Interview Show hosted by Mark Bazer

The Interview Show hosted by Mark Bazer

Gillian Flynn, Tony Magee, Shame That Tune, Plus: a Performance from The Hideout's Upcoming Production of HAIR!

Fri, August 3, 2012

6:30 pm

The Hideout

Chicago, IL

$8 at the door

The Interview Show hosted by Mark Bazer
The Interview Show hosted by Mark Bazer
The monthly Chicago-based talk show The Interview Show, hosted by Mark Bazer, returns to The Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia, 773-227-4433), Friday, April 10, 2015. Doors at 8:30 p.m. Admission is $15.

Guest Will Include:

Director of Institute of Politics at University of Chicago, Author of “Believer: My Forty Years in Politics” and Helped a President (Our Current One) Get Elected

Co-Host of ESPN Radio's "Spain & Prim." On-air talent and columnist for espnW. Plus, a SportsCenter anchor and guest host for Chicago’s ESPN 1000

Creator/Host of the hit YouTube series “Wheezy Waiter” and host of the new PBS Digital series “The Good Stuff”

Rapper, newest mixtape "The Water[s]

About Mark Bazer:

Mark Bazer is a writer and also the co-host of the new WTTW show, “My Chicago.”
Gillian Flynn
Author of the #1 Best-Seller “Gone Girl”
Tony Magee
Founder/owner of Lagunitas Brewing Company
Shame That Tune
Shame That Tune
"Shame That Tune," a live comedy game show featuring diaries, interviews, and spontaneously-composed songs, continues at The Hideout! "Shame That Tune" is co-hosted by two of Chicago's most prodigious creative forces: Abraham Levitan (keyboardist/vocalist of Baby Teeth, Pearly Sweets, musical collaborator for The Dollar Store reading series, contributor to WBEZ's Re:sound), and Brian Costello (frontman for Johnny & the Limelites, novelist, contributor to the Chicago Reader, live talk-show host.)

On "Shame That Tune," there are three contestants. Each first spins a "Wheel of Fortune"-style wheel, divided into musical sub-genres (e.g., "Bob Dylan's Christian Phase," "Keith Richards solo," "Led Zeppelin III"). The contestant then tells an embarrassing anecdote, no more than three minutes in length (timed by a giant LED clock) from their high-school or junior-high diary. Costello then interviews the contestant for exactly five minutes while Levitan composes, on the spot, a song about the embarrassing anecdote, in the style of the musical sub-genre that came up on the wheel. The winner is determined by applause based on audience response to his/her story and the resulting song; he/she will be rewarded with generous gifts from local businesses.

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Venue Information:
The Hideout
1354 W. Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL, 60642