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Experience CHAD during Seattle Sketch Comedy Month!

The CHAD Needle

Get your brain out of the house this month, and take it someplace special!
CHAD, the Center for Humorism and Amusement Dynamics, returns to Seattle on Friday June 21st with not one but TWO programs of mind-enlarging, mirth-enhancing PowerPoint. Learn to battle robots in your dreams! Enter a guided shopping meditation! See how cutting-edge science can be used to cut actual things!
PLUS! At this special event we share the podium with sketch-comedy scientists ENTERTAINMENT SHOW and CHARLES.
It's all part of the month-long hullabaloo that is SEATTLE SKETCH COMEDY MONTH! Already in progress, it features awesome talent from around the Sound and beyond every weekend in June.
Get a ticket while they're hot:! (CHAD shows are at 7pm and 8:30pm on Friday, June 21st at The Ballard Underground.) Your mind will thank you!

Space CHAD!



CHAD Chats 4: Space CHAD!

Thursday, January 31st, 2013
8:30pm (doors at 8pm)
@ The Jack London Bar
529 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR

$7 in advance/ $10 at the door
Tickets on sale now!

Today, the Center for Humorism and Amusement Dynamics announces humankind's first evening of satirical PowerPoint presentations in the zero-gravity environment of deep space!

This mission, codenamed SPACE CHAD, will launch on January 31st at 8:30pm from the Jack London Bar in downtown Portland, Oregon. Attendees will sip space-drinks, sit in space-chairs, and view mind-boggling space-slides presented by some of the greatest minds in humor and astrophysics, including:

  • eBay Power Seller and Space Coach ANDREW DICKSON, presenting "The Wizard Of Oz Is Not A Kid's Story";
  • Portland Mercury Editor-In-Chief and Robot Hunter Wm. STEVEN HUMPHREY, presenting "Apes and Robots: Why Murdering Them Now Protects Our Future of Tomorrow Then!";
  • Writer and Space Hostess B. FRAYN MASTERS, presenting "S is for Space and also for Scandal!";
  • Videoastronomer and Disgruntled Postal Worker DANNY NORTON, presenting "A Self-Referential Guide to Meta";
  • Comedian and Fuel Maintenance Technician SCOTT ROGERS, presenting "High Fructose Corn Syrup: The Sweet Surprising Truth!";
  • Orbital Upright Humor Platform WHITNEY STREED, presenting "Women: An Inquiry";
  • Famous Author and Space Host MYKLE HANSEN will coordinate the mission and liaise with the space-hungry public throughout the evening.

At CHAD Chats, enlightenment, endrinkenment and enlaughenment are scientifically assured! Boarding begins at 8pm, and the mission shall rendezvous with destiny at 8:30pm sharp on Thursday, January 31st at The Jack London Bar, located at 529 SW 4th Ave in the basement of the Rialto Poolroom. Admission is $7 in advance, $10 at door. Music and stimulating chit-chat to follow.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, contact mykle (at) or streed.jokes (at), follow @CHADbot on Twitter, or navigate to our interweb sitenet at .

CHAD Chats — Safety Third!


CHAD Chats 3: Safety Third!

Thursday, August 16, 2012
@ The Jack London Bar
529 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR

Tickets on sale now!

CHAD Chats are back, and they're safer than ever! The CHAD Institute, a not-yet-profitable foundation devoted to the creation and destruction of knowledge, presents SAFETY THIRD, their newest program of satirical PowerPoint presentations from the finest minds in Humor, Science, History, Child Slavery, and Personal Empowerment. Inquiring minds and thirsty lips are invited to seize control of their host bodies and converge on The Jack London Bar on August 16th at 8pm. We assure you that all necessary safety precautions have been taken and that there is absolutely nothing to worry about.

This time around enjoy a series of all-new Chats, by new CHAD participants and returning favorites:

  • Global inspiration pioneer and internal power mentor LANCE BANKS — creator of LanceLife, the Comprehensive Total Life System — will re-empower us with a life-skills demonstration entitled "I've Got Your Back";
  • STEPHANIE PURTLE, comedian and V.P. of Viacom's Community Rehabilitation Action Program (CRAP), will unveil exciting new advances in the suppression of teenagers, in "Service Learning through Active Visioning Educating Reality-TV Youth (SLAVERY)!";
  • Historian and comedic thaumaturge PHILIP SCHALLBERGER will explore the curing of ailments both demonic and bodily with his talk "Medieval Medicine: The Cutting Edge";
  • Writer, cartoonist, and costume-maker MARK RUSSEL will muse on the fan-fictional nature of ancient Christian texts in "What Is the Bible?";
  • Famous Author and CHAD co-flounder MYKLE HANSEN will revisit his exploration of life's toughest issue with a newly updated version of his talk "Death: Is It For You?";
  • Plus a possible post-mortem appearance by astrophysicist and internet meme CARL SAGAN.
  • Comedian and punofficial CHAD spokseperson WHITNEY STREED will deftly guide the evening to its predetermined conclusion, during which time not one single person will be in harm's way.

Presentations begin safely at 8:30pm (doors at 8pm) on Thursday, August 16th at The Jack London Bar, located at 529 SW 4th Ave in the basement of the Rialto Poolroom. Tickets are $10 at the door, or $7 in advance from Brown Paper Tickets.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, contact mykle (at) or streed.jokes (at), follow @thinkchad on Twitter, or navigate to our interweb sitenet at .