Los Angeles - First show!

  • The Mint 6010 West Pico Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, 90035 United States

Join us for true, personal stories about science at our first-ever show in Los Angeles, at the historic venue The Mint! Hosted by our very own co-founder Brian Wecht.

Stories by:


Mike Drucker is co-head writer of "Bill Nye Saves the World." He's also written for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night, and The Onion. He was named a "New Face" at the Montreal Comedy Festival and has been nominated for both an Emmy and a Writers Guild Award.         




Katharine Gammon is an award-winning freelance science writer based in Santa Monica, California. She has written about a wide range of topics, from childhood memory to sexually-transmitted diseases in koalas to designing cities on Mars for publications like Wired, Popular Science, Newsweek and Scientific American. Katharine grew up in Seattle as the child of two scientists, attended Princeton University and received a master’s degree from MIT. She taught English in the Peace Corps in Bulgaria before discovering science writing. With two little boys under age 4, she has endless fodder for her blog Kinderlab about child development, and in her miniscule free time she rides horses and wants to spend more time under sail.                                       


Cynthia Hunt is a science communicator who wears many hats. She is a social media strategist for the Carnegie Institution for Science and provides scientific consultant services for aerospace propulsion, energy production, detector technology, and business consultancy companies. More of her bio shortly!    




Jirard Khalil is a YouTuber, actor, writer, and performer. You can find him online at @JKCompletesIt on Twitter, and That One Video Gamer on YouTube.

Cassie Soliday

Cassie Soliday is a producer, writer, comic artist, and the love child of a poet and a parrot head.  She's an advocate for women in the arts and produces two podcasts, 'Ink and Paint Girls' and 'Jammiest Bits of Jam'. Afflicted with wanderlust and the desire to run away with the cat circus, she has three great and terrible ideas that could get her fired so she could do so.  She lives and works in California making cartoons. She is @cassiesoli and cassie@storycollider.org.