HILF: History I'd Like to F*ck
Hosted By: Dawn Brodey
HILF 18: The Iranian Revolution with Zari Faripour
HILF 17: Joan of Arc with Lauren Pritchard
HILF 16: Great Mistakes with Brian Kelly
HILF 15: Salem Witch Trials with Alex Malt
HILF 14: Prohibition with Beau Hufford
HILF 13: Whiskey Rebellion with Rashid Green
HILF 12: Freaks with Christine Blackburn
HILF 11: Stand—Comedy with Wayne Federman
HILF 10: Pirates Part 2 with Shelby Young
HILF 09: Pirates with Shelby Young
HILF 08: The Spice Trade with Wayne Wilderson
HILF 07: The F-Word, Part 2 with Ryan Ripple
HILF 06: The F-Word with Ryan Ripple
HILF 05: Krampus with Andrew Melby
HILF 04: James K Polk with Meryl Klemow
HILF 03: DB Cooper with Maile Flanagan
HILF 02: John Dillinger with Kat Perkins
HILF 01: Frankenstein with Helen Shephard
+Performed First Play! 1st Grade I was a piece of broccoli
+Graduated High School — Go Raiders!
+Moved to Minneapolis — started U OF M
+First Pap Smear
+Marry David...tall guy from Scotland
+Hired as receptionist at Paddleford Riverboats
+Begin work at Brave New Workshop (1st professional gig!)
+Graduate from U of M — BA in Theater (history minor)
+Divorce David...nice guy, dumb marriage
+Cast in Tony n' Tina's Wedding
+Quit Day job — Full—Time Freelance Actress
+Run Grandma's Marathon
+Run Chicago Marathon
+Move aboard 1st Houseboat 'The Road'
+Begin dating Andrew Melby (Spoiler Alert! I marry him)
+Create/Co-Host 'All Star Variety Show Bonanza' — Monthly Variety Show in a Bowling Alley
+Move in with Melby aboard 2nd Houseboat 'Toad Hallow'
+Take 'The Road' on 1800 mile trip down the Mississippi River — St. Paul to Gulf of Mexico
+Move in an RV to a Trailer Park in Los Angeles
+Hired at Universal Studios Hollywood (Entertainment Capital of LA)
+First Stand—Up (August)
+Marry Andrew Melby...it rained — Loved it (September)
+Begin Trailer Trash Talent Revue — Monthly Variety Show in a Trailer Park
+Honeymoon! A month in Thailand!
+Pretty Little Liars, Days of our Lives, Several Films — Go SAG!
+Buy a Condo, get knocked up
+Welcome Baby Beatrice
+The world comes to a screeching, painful, wrath-inducing stop
+...you tell me
This blog is going to be a mess because it is going to be about life and, perhaps you’ve noticed this too, life is a mess. My life certainly is — yours (probably) is too. I, however, find it is a mess like gasoline in a puddle — also kinda pretty.
Here I will share observations from my perspective as comedian-mom-historian-Sagittarius-Pescatarian with no Uterus.
Title: I Fed Her
By: Dawn Brodey
both of us suddenly thrust into this raw and scary new world at the exact same time. Both of us screaming. Both of us crying. Both of us struggling to see who the other one was. Before the aliens of latex gloves, sharp points of focused light and antibiotic swabs could come between us, however, I fed her.continue reading→
Title: New Blog, Who This
By: Dawn Brodey
I’m glad you’re here and honored you’re reading. I don’t know who *you* are, of course — it is one of the wonders of writing for the vast and ambiguous internet. Dear Reader,continue reading→