Wisconsin Super Mario Map

Wisconsin is the first state map that I have created. The cities that I choose to map were based on population, colleges, tourism, and location. All the interstate highways are color coded and the key is located right next to some Wisconsin facts. Wisconsin’s has this really interesting shape that was really fun to recreate... Read more »

Super Mario & Zelda Chicago Maps (UPDATED)

I have some awesome news to announce. Thanks to the support of everyone who has purchased a poster I was able to start my own small business and I am now the owner of Mario Maps LLC. I’m printing and selling all my artwork myself now. So if you want to buy a poster all that... Read more »

Super Mario Atlanta Map

Georgia peach meets Princess Peach in my newest Super Mario World map. Atlanta’s mass transit probably has the coolest old school logo of any system I’ve done. Their trains even have an awesome design that reminds me of the old Houston Astros uniforms. You can print your own small version for free with a link below.... Read more »

Super Mario New York City Subway Map (UPDATED)

UPDATE: The subway 7 extension has been added to the map (the update isn’t in the video) and the free poster print size is now larger at 11″ x 17″ so if you have a large printer you can make some stocking stuffers. Large prints start at just $25. The New York City Subway system... Read more »

Washington D.C. Super Mario Map

Washington D.C. was actually the city to start all of these pixel maps. I saw a Super Mario 3 version of the map and instantly wanted to have a Super Mario World version for Chicago. Well a couple years later and I finally got around to D.C. It’s the second busiest rapid transit system and... Read more »

Boston Super Mario Map

I was lucky enough to visit Boston this summer for an improv festival and I absolutely loved my time there. As soon as I got on the train I knew Boston had to be my next map. The map is set up with so many diagonal routes and intricate waterways that I just loved the... Read more »

Jimmy Carrane's New Book

For those of you who like to read about improv (I assume if you read this blog then this includes you) then you might be excited to hear that Jimmy Carrane is releasing a new book. EVANSTON, IL – Jimmy Carrane, a well-known improviser and improv teacher in Chicago, is pleased to announce the debut of... Read more »

Summer Improv Reminder

Hey male improvisors, the weather is really starting to get hot and after doing shows the past week I thought I would share a little reminder. “But Bacon, it’s hot outside!” I feel your pain my friend. Wear shorts to the theater and then change into pants in those beautiful A/C conditions. “But I have really... Read more »

Improv Podcast

I wanted to wait a until after a few episodes before I announced my new podcast. I was worried that I wouldn’t enjoy making podcasts and I would grow tired of it, but I think it’s safe to say that I’m even more excited about making this new podcast then I’ve ever been about silly... Read more »

Getting Notes

The first improv team I was ever on was an independent team called Sophomore Album. A bunch of talented idiots rehearsing once a week at Theater Momentum and doing random shows and festivals together. It was just a stupid fun team with great people, but it was also a fantastic learning experience. After about a year... Read more »