Too Cute To Live
In 2013, The Onion and Second City partnered to do a live sketch show. The show would tour the country and marry the Onion's cold blooded satire to Second City's live sketch revue format. After an extended audition process, I was hired as a staff writer.
What should have been a perfect marriage between two comedy giants ended up disintegrating like a spaceship made of papier mache. I was crushed. But I learned a lot and understood why the show had to be shelved. Here's something I wrote for the program.