On Halloween of 2012 an angry, over the top, comedic clown was birthed out of the pages of author and comedian Jake Aurelian‘s books. Ripper the Clown, a dead wrestler, has made an appearance in every one of Jake’s books…and his headquarters? The Fischer Theatre in Downtown Danville, Illinois.
“Fresh is best!” is the motto at Cafe 13 where owners Carla Cahill and Jason Allen are prepared to present you the freshest food around paired with amazing beverages served up alongside an amazing environment full of local nostalgia and talent. The couple opened up the cafe last July and have brought a unique flair to the downtown Danville area. They bring a made-from-scratch fresh menu that is simple, clean, and affordable for everyone. Continue Reading
Meeting with Ryan at Fatman’s over a drink in a crowded bar is exactly the way this interview was meant to be. Whether it be a hot coffee from Cafe 13 or a whiskey on the rocks from the bar, Ryan Grayson – with a drink in his hand – has many tricks up his sleeve that might just inspire you. This self proclaimed “normal human being” brings talent in so many different ways to our city from writing, to painting, to spoken word, to being a “closet juggler.”Continue Reading
Going into my first interview, I had no idea what to expect. I had never interviewed anyone, and I wanted it to be perfect. I had no recorder, no computer…just a legal pad and a pen with sixteen questions written on the front page. I felt like it was my first day of school, and I had a point to prove. It turned into the feeling of having coffee with an old friend. Dustin Liggett (or Dustin Danger to his fans) has a vision – and it is to inspire – and inspire is exactly what he did to me.Continue Reading