Archive for November, 2007

Linnman interviews one-man whale show creator

Monday, November 19th, 2007

On the 37th anniversary of Oregon’s Exploding Whale, radio host and former exploding whale reporter Paul Linnman interviewed Chicago stand-up comic Chris Gummert, whose one-man show on the exploding whale is currently playing at the Apollo Theater in Chicago (as previously reported). From the interview: It is equal parts, I think, research project and stand-up. […]

Exploding Whale comic strip

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

WikiWorld cartoonist Greg Williams drew a comic about Oregon’s exploding whale, presumably in celebration of the anniversary. I particularly appreciated the facial expression on reporter Paul Linnman’s face in the first pane of the comic. To see Paul’s expression and the rest of strip, click through on the thumbnail or the link below. WikiWorld comic: […]

37th Anniversary of Oregon’s Exploding Whale

Monday, November 12th, 2007

On this, the 37th anniversary of Oregon’s Exploding Whale, let us engage in a little thought experiment. For a moment, just pause and reflect upon all those things in your life that you take way too seriously… that cause you to lose sleep or to sleep too much… that create stress and anxiety in your […]

Another Week, Another Whale Show!

Friday, November 9th, 2007

As previously reported…. Countdown: The Story of the Exploding Whale continues its phenomenally funny run at the Apollo Theater on Wednesday nights at 8pm through the end of November. The hilarious new multi-media, one-man show from writer/comedian Chris Gummert unravels the true story of a beached whale that was disposed of using a half-ton of […]