Author Archives: Michael Merriam
I climb aboard the #17 at Uptown Station. We’re sitting there stopped because the bus is running early and as we wait, a man in his twenties climbs aboard, does that thing where he starts going through all his pockets … Continue reading
Despite everything, I still managed to make a little art in 2016. Here is the round-up for posterity, if posterity was to really care. Theatre Performance: “Unsafe at Any Speed.” Five performances of my one-man show as part of Minnesota … Continue reading
So I did this podcast with Phillip Andrew Bennett Low and Ben San Del. We might have had a little too much Canadian Bourbon and a little too much fun. This podcast is definitely Not Safe For Work. Listen Here!
Here is the video of my performance at the Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers Word Brew event at Acadia Cafe on November 20th, 2016. Enjoy!
At the end of this last election, I found myself feeling like King Theoden watching the Orc army laying siege at Helmsdeep. There he is, tired, shocked, his squire strapping him into his armor, and all he can think is, … Continue reading
This is the time of day when I typically try to write. I’ve finished my medical billing work for the day, I have the place to myself, and I’ve finished as much housework as I can stand. I’m mostly ready … Continue reading
CaberABLE – I will be performing a 15 minute piece as part of an evening of wonderful cabaret. Saturday, November 5th, 2016 in the JSB TekBox at Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts. 528 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403. … Continue reading
Rehearsals! Every Day! We open in 8 days! Tech rehearsal is in 6 days. OMG! Bryant-Lake Bowl 810 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408 Visit the Show Page at the MN Fringe Website to Reserve Tickets! I will be giving … Continue reading
Coming this August to The Minnesota Fringe Festival – Unsafe at Any Speed From muscle car driver to blind public transit user, Michael Merriam shares funny and poignant personal stories of transition through our car culture, via a levitating Oldsmobile, … Continue reading