DJ Craig Reptile
Craig Reptile is a DJ, CHIRP volunteer and Assistant Music Director. He previously worked in radio at KVOE AM and Fox 105 in Emporia, Kansas, and served as a DJ, music director and general manager for WVKC in Knox College, which at one point was voted one of the top ten coolest college radio stations or something like that. He has been a Senior Staff Writer for Pop'stache and writes freelance for Newcity, in addition to contributing occasionally to the CHIRP blog. Craig has been working in various capacities within the hotel and meetings industry for almost twenty years, so has a plethora of opportunities to utilize his degree in English writing. He also fancies himself an armchair herpetologist and thus in addition to a wife, son and cat, he has a day gecko and a veiled chameleon in his collection.
Coriama is an artist, activator, and aesthetic consultant whose work is all about the ABC’S (Art, Beauty, Culture, and Sexuality). She utilizes the ABC’S as a means to create broader understandings of social change, beauty sentiments, and liberation. She believes the ABC’S intersect and interact to make up the unique lens through which all of us experience life! The founder of sex KiKi, a sex-positive pop-up forum, and queer media outlet. Utilizing sexUALITY as a healing art, their intent is to explore pleasure and desire through radical dialogue and visual art.
Graham Nelson is a Chicago performer, storyteller, and avant-garde jazz musician. He was been performing on stages in the US and abroad for the past 20 years, and lending the elegant, edgy, and unique sounds of his diatonic harmonica to a host of performances and recordings. With a flair for the eclectic, Graham has worked on theatrical productions and with arts collaboratives at notable venues, festivals, and concert halls. When not creating, he can be constantly found searching out new tastes, stories, and material through his unbridled love for long walks and good coffee.
Jenn is a writer and producer at Cards Against Humanity. She also co-hosts a podcast called Friendshipping, a feel-good advice show about making friends as a grown-up.
Kim Bellware is a freelance reporter, sometimes-DJ and one-time Managing Editor of the live magazine, The Paper Machete. Check out her work at www.kimbellware.com.
Jin Kim likes to perform! You can catch him hosting Face Off Unlimited's BATSU! (America's only live Japanese game show) or making funny on stage at Laugh Out Loud (literally right next door to Martyrs’). Check out jinkim.com for absolutely nothing helpful.