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First Time First Deal - Jenn Gibbons

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Jenn Gibbons - Jenn Gibbons is a rower, cyclist and coach who likes starboard side, handstands, running marathons, eating hot wings (not at the same time) and kicking cancer’s butt–one rower at a time.  She is also the founder and Executive Director of Recovery on Water (ROW) a rowing team for patients and survivors of breast cancer. In the summer of 2012, Jenn rowed the 1,500 mile perimeter of Lake Michigan raising over $150,000 to buy boats and equipment for ROW. She’s been featured Fitness Magazine, Marie Claire Magazine, Make It Better Magazine, Gapers Block, NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, CNN, WGN,WCIU, Chicago Public Radio, The Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Sun Times and covered in media outlets across the country via the Associated Press.

Podcast produced by Brian Heath

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Topics: breast cancer, charity, chicago, danger zone, first time, kenny loggins, lake michigan, liam davis, live lit, martyrs', rowing, scott stevenson, steve frisbie, storytelling, survivor

First Time First Deal - David Franklin

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David is a law professor at DePaul and former law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  He makes regular appearances on WTTW’s Chicago Tonight.  While studying at Yale, he was invited to perform with its improv group, the Purple Crayon. He once shook the late Vaclav Havel by one hand while the late Strom Thurmond shook him by the other. They were not late at the time.  Sometimes he runs into short celebrities (Jackie Mason, Julianne Moore, Jon Stewart) or very tall ones (entire professional basketball teams), but has very little experience running into medium-sized celebrities. He has been known to stare into the middle distance.

Podcast produced by Brian Heath

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Topics: aimee mann, awkward, chicago, first time, ghost world, lawyer, liam davis, live lit, martyrs', parents, scott stevenson, steve frisbie, storytelling, summer camp

First Time First Blood - Jenna Chapman

Jenna Chapman is Co-Director of CHIRP's Annual Record Fair and erstwhile Creative Writing 101 student. Born in the UK, she grew up in the western Chicago suburbs, went to college in Minnesota, and came back to the city proper for grad school. When she was seven, she memorized the spelling of antidisestablishmentarianism from the dictionary to impress her friends, and has steadily been building an improved understanding of social dynamics ever since. Published works include numerous editions of origami-ed M*A*S*H notes, a series of escalatingly PG-13 jump rope rhymes, and three chapters of a very elaborate Twin Peaks/X-Files/Stargate SG-1 crossover fan fiction. She now lives in Andersonville with her roommate, two laptops, and an ever-expanding Sci-Fi/Fantasy novel collection.

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Topics: chicago, first time, gerald dowd, liam davis, live lit, martyrs', scott stevenson, steve frisbie, storytelling

First Time First Blood - Tim Barnes

Tim Barnes is a Los Angeles born Chicago based comic who’s writing about himself in the third person right now, I’m not kidding. His jokes centers around race and social norms and stuff like that. Chicago Magazine has called his humor “gently absurd” and named him one of the 16 Chicago Comics You Should Check Out… in it’s 2014 fall issue, and The Chicago Tribune has described him as “a smooth wordsmith who is sharp, polished and confident…”

He has appeared on NBC, WBEZ, WGN 720 AM radio, and Vocalo.org. He hosts the interview/story podcast, It’s All True! featuring conversations with prominent comedians and entertainers including Eddie Izzard, Wyatt Cenac, Greg Proops and more.

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Topics: chicago, first time, gerald dowd, liam davis, live lit, martyrs', scott stevenson, steve frisbie, storytelling

First Time First Blood - Dave Maher

Raised in Oklahoma and Cincinnati, Dave Maher is a Chicagoan of a dozen years and as many apartments. He has acted and improvised comedy around the city since 2008, including a glorious stint at the now-defunct Upstairs Gallery, before he transcended improv and realized that stand-up is where his brand of energetic, intellectual and autobiographical intensity fits best. He tells stories and jokes at shows around the city, including Ultimate Pleasure Forever, the show he produces and hosts at Transistor in Lakeview on the last Saturday of every month.

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Topics: chicago, first time, gerald dowd, liam davis, live lit, martyrs', scott stevenson, steve frisbie, storytelling

First Time First Blood - Atalee Judy

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Atalee Judy is a professional stuntwoman with Chicago-based Asylum Stunts who began her career as a highly physical professional dancer and choreographer who developed an extreme release technique style of movement in 1998 that she coined The Bodyslam Technique. It's a codifed system of Falling Techniques taught to dancers to utilize better integration in/out of the floor.

She got her Bachelor of Arts in Dance Performance from Columbia College, and ran a successful dance company called Breakbone DanceCo. from 1997-2013. Atalee now designs & produces her own casual wear clothing line called BONEware Clothing made from upcycled rock t-shirts (etsy.com/shop/BONEware).

She is known for her work on The Good Fight (2016), Jacketman (2015),The  Sacrifice (2014), Divergent (2014), Playland (2010), The Artsiders (2007).

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Topics: chicago, first time, gerald dowd, liam davis, live lit, scott stevenson, steve frisbie, storytelling

First Time First Blood - Meredith Kachel

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Meredith Kachel is an illustrator, comedian and producer living in Chicago Illinois. She makes comedic art, videos and animations, personal websites, and also performs as a stand up comedian. She's a graduate of the School of the Art Institute. She was also an illustrator at the John G. Shedd Aquarium, and helped paint President Barack Obama's mural in his campaign headquarters. Her illustrations were on NBC's "The Office".

She produces a weekly alternative stand-up and variety show, Chicago Underground Comedy, a monthly stand-up comedy show called Hoo HA! Comedy, and a roast and insult show called BEEF. She was a contestant in "Impress These Apes", and sings and plays in a band called The Gunny. Her work is informed by self-deprecation, storytelling, and whimsical structures. She is publishing two books this year. Her cat, Thelma, is deaf, and Meredith's favorite activity is sneaking up on her and scaring her into jumping into the air and screaming. You know. Like a monster.

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Topics: chicago, first time, gerald dowd, liam davis, live lit, martyrs', scott stevenson, steve frisbie, storytelling

First Time First Blood - Eden Robins

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In the grand tradition of underemployed artists, Eden Robins has been: a singing waitress, a dildo salesman, a dental assistant, an abortion clinic receptionist, and a Swahili teacher, and is currently a comedy writer for big pharma. She usually writes fiction, some of which you can find online, and she is the co-host of the Chicago live lit series Tuesday Funk, as well as half of the weekly podcast Should I Worry About This?. She blogs rarely at monkeythumbs.com and tweets with some frequency @edenrobins.

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Topics: chicago, first time, gerald dowd, liam davis, live lit, martyrs', scott stevenson, steve frisbie, storytelling

First Time First Sign - Steve Dawson and Diane Christiansen

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Steve Dawson and Diane Christiansen have been co-conspirators, husband and wife, and leaders of the band Dolly Varden for more than 20 years. They live in Wicker Park with their dog Neville and their two rats, Gnocchi and Loretta. When they aren’t singing together, Diane spends her time making paintings and animations (christiansenstudio.com) and Steve teaches songwriting at the Old Town School of Folk Music.

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Topics: bitchy landlord, chicago, gerald dowd, greenhorn, liam davis, live lit, musician, scott stevenson, steve frisbie, storytelling, unlikely romance, wicker park

First Time First Sign - Jeremy Owens

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Jeremy Owens is the creator, producer and host of You're Being Ridiculous. He makes a delicious roast chicken and wants to be Nora Ephron when he grows up.

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Topics: college sex, gerald dowd, gold star gay, liam davis, live lit, not gold star gay, scott stevenson, steve frisbie, storytelling

First Time First Sign - James Gordon

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James Gordon better known as G.P.A.(Greatest Poet Alive) is an international award winning author of six books of Poetry and one novel of Mystery. He has performed all over the United States with his scintillating poetry and can be seen on epsidoes of Empire, Chicago Fire, Chicago PD , and Shameless, as well as the movies Animals, A Slice of Life, and Batman vs Superman.  James can be found at GPA MEDIA INC and on Twitter at gr8estpoetalive.

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Topics: addiction, christmas, gambling, gerald dowd, liam davis, live lit, scott stevenson, steve frisbie, storytelling

First Time First Sign - Alisa Rosenthal

Alisa Rosenthal is a performer and teaching artist. During the day she teaches youth music and theater at the Old Town School of Folk Music and Vagabond School of the Arts, and by night she performs as her vaudeville alter-ego Plucky Rosenthal. A semi-finalist for the Andy Kaufman Award, credits include the Chicago Women's Funny Fest, Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival, and that one time she was in an old timey swimsuit in Sports Illustrated. Check her website for upcoming shows, classes, and other weird gigs. http://www.alisarosenthal.com

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Topics: clown school, gerald dowd, liam davis, live lit, scott stevenson, steve frisbie, storytelling

First Time First Sign - Julie Mueller

Julie Mueller is a photographer and photo editor living in Chicago’s Old Irving Park neighborhood. She enjoys creating fun and affordable images for clients to use on their various social media platforms. portraitsbyjulie.net.

Currently she manages a photography studio for iconic portrait photographer Marc Hauser and spends time on the air as a DJ for CHIRP Radio (chirpradio.org) - tuesdays 3 p.m. 6 p.m. She is also the Director for the First Time series - a live lit and music show at Martyrs’.

She wants the world to know what it's really like to support a loved one with Alzheimer's and dedicates her blog, judysalzheimerstale.wordpress.com, to this mission in support of her mom, Judy, and the other 5.3 million Americans afflicted with Alzheimers and their 15 million caregivers. 

When relaxing at home she watches old-school Law & Order (the original series), roots for the Green Bay Packers and some day she’ll be able to play the piano that sits in a corner of her apartment.  Some day.

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Topics: alzheimers disease, gerald dowd, liam davis, live lit, scott stevenson, steve frisbie, storytelling

First Time First Lie - Bobby Evers

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Bobby is a writer and volunteer with CHIRP, DJing Saturday afternoons since CHIRP's launch in 2010, as well as writing for the blog. His writing has appeared in PopMatters, Two With Water, Graze, The Other Otter, and The Logan Square Literary Review. Bobby is also active in other storytelling shows in Chicago and has performed with The Paper Machete, Curbside Splendor, Two Cookie Minimum, Words That Kill, and is a producer for The First Time. He is currently working on a novel.

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Topics: chicago, childhood, fuck, gerald dowd, hypocrisy, language, liam davis, lie, live lit, scott stevenson, steve frisbie

First Time First Lie - Ben Joravsky

Ben became a fulltime staff writer for The Chicago Reader in 1990. His reporting focuses on larger citywide matters, with a special interest in exposing municipal financing scams, most notably tax increment financing, as well as privatizing public parking and unfairly enforced marijuana laws (collaborating with Mike Dumke). Ben's work has been published in Best American Sports Writing and The Third City. He is the author of five books, including Hoop Dreams. In 2010 Ben was the recipient of Journalist of the Year awards from the Chicago Journalists Association and Northern Illinois University.

Podcast produced by Dan Epstein

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Topics: chicago, evanston, gerald dowd, high school, liam davis, live lit, scott stevenson, shaft, steve frisbie

First Time First Lie - Bente Engelstoft

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Bente is an actor, writer and comedian. She is a first generation American who owes her comedy to a lifetime of watching her Danish father and Mexican mother communicate in their second language. She has been improvising, writing and performing in Chicago for that last 6 years on the stages of Second City, iO and the CIC Theatre. When she's not performing, Bente spends her time teaching people how to pronounce her name. It's like "Brenda" without the R.

Podcast produced by Dan Epstein

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Topics: boarding school, chicago, gerald dowd, liam davis, lie, live lit, pinocchio, scott stevenson, smoking, steve frisbie

First Time First Lie - Alison Flowers

Alison is a Chicago journalist who focuses on social justice and criminal justice. She is the author of Exoneree Diaries, a narrative non-fiction multimedia series for Chicago Public Media and NPR affiliate, WBEZ 91.5. The series was a finalist for a national Online Journalism Award in 2014. Her work has appeared in VICE, The Village Voice, the ABA Journal and many other outlets.

Podcast produced by Dan Epstein

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Topics: 7 awful things, chicago, confession, gerald dowd, guilt, liam davis, lie, live lit, prank, scott stevenson, steve frisbie

First Time First Lie - Sean Flannery

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Sean is the creator and host of The Blackout Diaries a show where comics plus 'real' people (cops, priests, teachers, etc) share true drinking stories and answer questions from the audience. He has been featured on Comedy Central and named the best standup comic in Chicago by several publications. He was also named Best Drunk by The Chicago Reader (2014). On stage, he shares wild, hilarious stories, while showing multimedia from the events: photos, videos, voicemails and more. Last year he combined many of these stories into a sold-out, critically-acclaimed one man show, called Never Been to Paris, about the last 10 times he nearly killed himself by accident.

Podcast produced by Dan Epstein

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Topics: car crash, chicago, chirp, cleveland, drunk, fall from a great height, gerald dowd, impersonation, liam davis, lie, live lit, party crashing, partying, scott stevenson, steve frisbie

First Time First Chance - Stubhy Pandav

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A first generation American, Kaustubh “Stubhy” Pandav was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago.  Over the course of his career, he has toured the United States, Japan, and Europe with his bands Lucky Boys Confusion and the Super Happy Fun Club with the likes of Fall Out Boy, Paramore, Sum 41, and the Plain White T’s.

Stubhy is a firm believer in the mantra, “Every musician that you listen to now started local,” and passionately advocates for the Chicago music scene as well as local music scenes around the country.

Podcast produced by Dan Epstein and Iris Lin

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Topics: discovering music, discovering your own talent, first day of my life, gerald dowd, indian culture, liam davis, live lit, songwriting, steve frisbie, storytelling, strict parents

First Time First Chance - Tim Akimoff

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Tim is a writer, editor, multimedia producer and digital journalist. He oversees digital content and social engagement for Chicago Public Media.

Prior to coming to WBEZ in July, 2012, Tim was the director of digital content at KTUU-Channel 2, the NBC affiliate in Anchorage Alaska, where he directed digital coverage of two Iditarod dog sled races and traveled the state extensively to help connect Alaska’s remote rural communities with hub communities as well as the urban population in Anchorage.

In addition to his radio and television experience, Tim’s background is in print reporting. He worked as a newspaper journalist in Kyiv, Ukraine during the leadup to the Orange Revolution, and he covered cities, state government and crime and courts for various newspapers in Oregon and Montana.

He is an award-winning blogger and a storyteller at heart with an interest in collecting unique storytelling styles from around the globe.

Podcast produced by Dan Epstein and Meg Ritter Alles

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Topics: adventure, alaska, anchorage, bear, gerald dowd, liam davis, live lit, moose, new name for everything, steve frisbie, storytelling

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