BioBRIAN MCKIM and TRACI SKENE are writers and professional standup comics who have each performed in all 50 states! They are 20-year-plus veterans of standup comedy.
Together, they publish and edit SHECKYmagazine.com, the finest magazine about standup comedy, on or off the WWW!
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Our short film, "Starting Over" (7:49)
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Brian McKim Live (5:28)
Traci Skene Live (6:37)
Brian McKim & Traci Skene are professional comedians and the editors and publishers of the WWW's most beloved magazine about standup comedy (USA Today called us "charming, sincere and helpful!"). They've each performed in all 50 states and they have more than 40 years of combined standup comedy experience. They've written for television, radio and the printed word and their online publication, SHECKYmagazine, is read by thousands of standup comedy fans all over the world.
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Who I'd like to meet:
- Status: Married
- Here for: Networking
- Orientation: Straight
- Height: 8' 0"
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- Smoke / Drink: No / Yes
- Occupation: Comedians/Writers/Web Publishers
GeneralVery little beyond a 15-ft. radius. .. ..
Specific Standup Comedy, Web Publishing, Writing Online since November 21, 1995
Mag launched April 1, 1999
Other gigs Regularly featured in US Weekly, as Fashion Police
MusicThe current stack of CD's on top of our CD player: Thelonious Monk "This is Jazz 5" (Columbia), Chet Baker "Sony Masters", Elvis Costello "Get Happy, " XTC "Apple Venus, " Frank Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim "Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim, " Frank Sinatra "The Capitol Years, " Antonion Carlos Jobim "Antonio Carlos Jobim's Finest Hour, " St. Germain "Visitor, " Junior Brown "12 Shades of Brown, " Marcy Playground "Shape Shifter, " Shawn Colvin "Fat City, " Rufus Wainwright "Want One, " Soundtrack Of Our Lives "Behind The Music, " Henry Mancini "Martinis With Mancini, " Englebert Humperdinck "16 Most Requested Songs, " Stone Temple Pilots "Core" and "The Audio Companion to the Hit Film The Aristocrats." CD's not on the stack, but in heavy "long-term" rotation: Kinks "Kronikles, Pts. I & II, " Marty Robbins "All-Time Greatest Hits, " Geggy Tah "Sacred Cow, " Soul Coughing "Irresistible Bliss, " Bjork "Debut, " James "Laid, " Big Audio Dynamite "The Globe, " Dee Lite "World Clique" Wish List: Any greatest hits collection by Ray Price. And we're still waiting for UPS to deliver Elvis Costello's "Almost Blue"
Television"House, " "News Watch, " "What Not To Wear, " "Lost, " "American Idol, " "Last Comic Standing, " "My Name Is Earl, " All the talking head political shows on Sunday AM (if we rise early enough), Craig Ferguson's monologue, "Planet's Funniest Animals, " March Madness and the Olympics, and the Eagles and the Phillies when they actually have a chance.
BooksAnything by P.J. O'Rourke, any kind of reference book, showbiz biographies, history books, text books. We lean toward non-fiction. And we heartily recommend any book that mentions us. .. ..
Traci's Moldy TV Credits A & E's Comedy on the Road, VH-1's Standup Spotlight, Fools For Love, Wil Shriner Show, Girls Night Out, Rascals Good Time Comedy Hour Brian's Moldy TV Credits A & E's Comedy on the Road, VH-1's Standup Spotlight, Fools For Love, Evening at the Improv, Rascals Good Time Comedy Hour, Into the Night Starring Rick Dees, Star Search (Ed McMahon version), Fox's Comic Strip Live (Live version, from Igby's!)
HeroesAnyone who has made/is making or will make a living doing standup comedy.