Los Angeles Super Mario Map

I was born in Fountain Valley California and I spent a great deal of my childhood in Los Angeles, but never once took the Metro. This might have been the reason for my hesitancy to make a Los Angeles Super Mario map. Everyone just seems so obsessed with their own cars to worry about public... Read more »

Overstock.com Commercial

Bay Area Super Mario World Map

I’ve been wanting to do the San Francisco/Oakland area for these maps for awhile now. I really loved how the coast turned out and it was fun thinking of the proper way to represent the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz. I really wanted to put the sunken ship around Ocean Beach where the¬†King Philip famously... Read more »

Tokyo Super Mario World Subway Map

After finishing the New York and Chicago maps I really wanted to go even bigger. That led me to my largest pixel map ever, Tokyo. The Tokyo subways system very large and complex. So much so there are actually two main networks. I had to stick with the most simplistic layout I could find that... Read more »

Halloween Commercial

I got to do this KFC commercial for Halloween. I had to be in monster makeup all day, but it was still a ton of fun. Check it out.

iO Theater Leaves a Void in Wrigleyville (VIDEO)

I created this video so performers and audience members can remember the old iO Theater. It was a fantastic place with so much history and charm. It will be greatly missed. Many have said that iO Theater isn’t a building, but the performers and audience members who support it. They are 100% correct, but there... Read more »

The Art of A Show Poster

Typically when it comes time to advertise your show someone in the cast has to make the poster or you enlist the help of a friend. Most of the time the cast doesn’t take this too seriously, because honestly who goes to a show because they have a cool poster? Personally¬†I love making posters, but... Read more »

Pet Peeves

A couple friends and I wrote a bunch of animal pun black outs. Here are some of them.

Watch Dogs Almost Gets Chicago Right

I didn’t expect a one to one version of Chicago and I understand why they couldn’t get all the buildings and landmarks. But some stuff they completely missed. CREATED BY Robert Bacon https://twitter.com/tastethebacon SPECIAL THANKS Alan Linic Davic Schwartzbaum

Improv Thank You Notes

We’re all super busy and don’t really have the time to post thank you notes to facebook anymore, but we want our friends to know what’s going on in our lives. Well worry no more! I’ve worked tirelessly researching the best improv facebook posts and tweets so you can just copy and paste knowing that... Read more »
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    Bacon is an iO Training Center graduate, Second City Conservatory graduate, and Annoyance Theater student who lives on the north side of Chicago. He has performed for Second City TC HouseCo, an iO Harold Team, and various independent teams. For his performance schedule please see www.Robert-Bacon.com. He has a bachelors degree in Speech Communications, has a fantastic job as a video editor, and wrote this whole thing in third person.

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