My name is Tony Mendoza.
I am a humorist and musician living in Chicago.
For twenty years I’ve entertained…
In comedy theaters: The Annoyance, The Second City, iO, The Playground – Chicago
At comedy festivals: Chicago Sketchfest, DC Comedy Festival, Toronto Fringe Festival, San Francisco Sketch Festival
On a cruise ship: The Jade, Norwegian Cruise Line
For public radio: The Paper Machete and The Third Coast International Audio Festival
At rock clubs throughout the United States and Europe
While driving a trolley: Chicago Trolley Company
As a radio disc jockey: 93.7 KCLB FM Coachella, The Valley’s Rock
As a bike messenger: 58! A Comedy About Bike Messengessengering
On camera: Annoyance Productions, Magicpantz Filmz, a Long John Silver spot entitled “Sea of Cubicles”
For children’s birthday parties: Dressed as Spiderman
And in countless DIY venues that no longer exist
I like to write, both music and memoir.
And I can draw.
This website is an attempt to gather my curse of talent* in one place.
*Yes, my curse of talent