PleasureTown is lucky to have an assortment of writing talent contribute their skills to flesh out our story. One of these writers, who crafted Mudd’s story in episode 5 of season 2, is Joe Janes.
Joe Janes is an Emmy award-winning writer who teaches comedy writing and improvisation at The Second City Training Center and Columbia College in Chicago. He wrote for Jellyvision’s “You Don’t Know Jack” and Saturday
Night Live’s’ “Weekend Update.” Three books compile many of his own sketches and short plays: 365 Sketches, 50 Plays and Seven Deadly Plays. His full-length plays include: Metaluna and the Science of the Mind Revue, A Hard Day’s Journey Into Night and Always Never.
Joe also serves as the artistic director of Robot vs. Dinosaur, which created the beach blanket musical Attack At Bikini Werewolf Beach, Part 2. His satirical comedy, Our Christian Nation, will be a part of The Waukegan Theatre Festival this summer.