Writer and video game lover, Michael Moore, will make his debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “Elephant in the Room.”
Michael Moore turned his childhood love for video games into a career in the IT world working in marketing, more specifically data architecting and design. He still enjoys the occasional video game, but now he spends more time writing. He is married and has two sons. Currently he resides in the Rockwall area.
Writer and public speaker, Jennifer Griffin, will make her debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “Elephant in the Room.”
Jennifer Griffin lives in Dallas and is Executive Director of the PLAY Foundation and a public speaker. She has cooked against a local chef, was named Fox 4′s Hometown Hero and has been featured in The Dallas Morning News, CBS11, WFAA, and the Smithsonian Food & Think blog.
Suzette Drouillard, hopeless romantic and lover of ice rinks, will make her debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “Elephant in the Room.”
Suzette Drouillard still plays with toys and likes to hand out stickers to kids waiting at airports. She’s spent over 30 years working in Telecommunications, which really let her use that Geology degree. A recent transplant from Princeton, she’s having fun exploring Texas with starry-eyed wonder and hiking with wild boars.
The delightful Darrin Larson is making a quick return to the Oral Fixation stage for “Elephant in the Room.”
Darrin Larson, a native Californian recently seen in “No Strings Attached”, enjoys writing about being a father to a teenage daughter and adapting to life in Texas. His work has been featured in the Dallas Morning News, where he was a community voices columnist for a year. He works for the federal government and lives in McKinney.
Lover of films and F. Scott Fitzgerald, Melissa Smrekar will make her debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “Elephant in the Room!”
Melissa is a fourth generation Dallasite with an affection for soufflés, sundresses, birthdays and books. Melissa currently works as the director of communications for a local nonprofit and spends her free time working on a collection of short stories and plotting the next stamp in her passport.
Deep Ellum fanatic and local journalist Gavin Cleaver will make his official debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “No Strings Attached!”
Gavin Cleaver is a man who arrived in Dallas by accident and liked it here. Currently Web Editor at the Dallas Observer, Gavin spends his days running around with his hair on fire trying to force people to not only click on cat gifs, but refresh them too.
Brandon Castillo, founder of the Deep Ellum Outdoor Market, will make his debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “No Strings Attached!”
Brandon Castillo was born in NYC, raised in Sherman, TX, high schooled in Dallas, educated at Pitzer College, expatriated to Madrid, and finally repatriated to Texas. Brandon is the owner and operator of Deep Ellum Outdoor Market and the Deep Ellum Postal and Grocer. He married the best girl in the world 4 weeks ago.
Fabulous word mistress and beekeeper Jamie Laughlin will make her debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “No Strings Attached!”
Jamie Laughlin bosses words around professionally, both as an advertising copywriter and as a contributing author for the Dallas Observer.She’s a beekeeper, organic gardener and a hoarder of snacks. Jamie’s currently at work on early draft of “Opossum!” a rock opera starring her dog, Nacho.
Law student and avid bread baker, Dean Galaro, will make his debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “No Strings Attached!”
Dean Galaro is a native of Connecticut, but has always been a southerner at heart. He is in his first year of law school at SMU, and enjoys reading, cooking, and running. Dean moved to Dallas last August and got married in October.
Famed sex writer and storyteller, Sadie Smythe will make her debut on the Oral Fixation stage for “No Strings Attached!”
Sadie Smythe is a memoirist, a mom, and an advocate for sexual freedom. Sadie produces the live storytelling show BedPost Confessions in Austin and consults with couples in open relationships. She is a fierce advocate for people designing relationships that are right for them, irrespective of what others’ expectations are.