Fire Ants are apparently crazy smart. The flood down in the Houston area has caused them to abandon their homes underground and create a genius/scary ball or rug looking thing to stay alive. Monica took the opportunity to interview one of the fireball ants to see how they've managed to stay alive in this situation.
With the exception of last weekend's exhibition game for Jacob's Village, it feels like forever since we last saw Otterball at Bosse Field. That all changes Friday night when the team makes their 2015 debut with a three game home stand against the Traverse City Beach Bums.
If you have kids, you now doubt recognize Calum Worthy who plays "Dez" on the hit Disney Channel show, Austin & Ally. I had the chance to chat with Calum over the phone on Friday to discuss how he got into acting, how much personality he and "Dez" share, and more in advance of his appearance at Kidabaloo next Sunday (March 1st) at the Old National Events Plaza.
Every so often, during a press day that seems endless for everyone involved, something that at least resembles "reality" can occur. It's an odd thing, really: Because on a day like this, most people involved are seeking something that doesn't feel manufactured, even though it's almost impossible to find. Anyway, that's my overly hyperbolic way of saying, "Talking to Ellie Kemper was a delight."
The six-foot-eight-inch, known by fans of The Walking Dead as "Big Tiny" in Season Three of the popular AMC television series stopped by to talk with me about his appearance at Evansville's first pop culture and comic book convention, PopCon, coming up this weekend, as well as his participation in a New Orleans-based dance crew (seriously).