Jessica Graue is a comedian, blogger, journalist and professor. Check out upcoming show dates and or hilarious blogs.

Bizcuit does not manscape

Bizcuit does not manscape

How long have you been doing comedy?

Many many years. I don't remember the exact date.

Can you remember the first joke you ever wrote?

The first joke I wrote I was proud of was a 5 minute retelling of Romeo and Juilet.

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What is one of your life-long goals?

To make people laugh for a living. I want to make a movie. Maybe fall in love?

If you could move to one place and live there forever, where would it be?


Would you ride in a self-driving car?

Yes, especially on long trips.

What is one of your favorite comedy memories?

The first time I did stand up in Chicago I came in 2nd Place in a live version of The Gong Show. I lost to a woman who swallowed her fist to Ric Flair's entrance music.

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Chicago Cubs baseball is life. Has been since 1981-82 Cleveland Browns football.

Why did my husband decorate my bedroom with so many owls?

He wanted more than one opinion on many licks it takes to get to the center of a tootsie pop?

Lofty Aspirations improv show.

Lofty Aspirations improv show.

What is one of your favorite things about doing improv?

The freedom it gives you. You can say anything take a scene and go anywhere with it. I also like working with others and when you find that person you click with it is magic. I love that there are no wrong answers. Whatever you say or do in that moment is the right answer.

What’s the last band you saw live?

Smokey Robinson and the Miracles.

Scenario: You are putting together a comedy show with 1 host, 5 feature comics and 1 headliner. Who would you choose to be on the show? They can be living or dead. Famous or not famous.

Host: Me Features: Johnathan Winters, Joan Rivers, Redd Foxx, Robin Williams, George Carlin Headliner: Richard Pryor

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Do you think Dayton is a great place for comedy? Could it be better?

Yes it is a great place and yes it could be better. No place is perfect.

Do you manscape?


Why won’t my neighbors mow their damn lawn?

Maybe the mower is broke? Too hot? They are waiting on goats to graze so they can produce a high quality milk to make goat cheese.

Do you have any upcoming shows to plug?

Not at the moment. I am available.


I can't live without your love and DK Effect(ion)

I can't live without your love and DK Effect(ion)