<p>This particular Paul Thomas is a comedian.
A character writing and performing sumbitch, last year he was selected for Sketchfest NYC for his solo sketch show Comedogenic after a run at The Pub Theater in Chicago. He has also performed the show at iO Theater Chicago and the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival.
Paul also likes to make short films, or as people with film degrees call them, "videos." Some of his work has screened at the Just for Laughs Festivals in Montreal and Chicago, the L.A. Comedy Shorts Festival, and the Midwest Independent Film Festival, amongst others. Much cooler is that he was featured in The Breeders' video "Walk It Off."
Paul is also a stand-up comic, and is a cast member of Chicago Underground Comedy.
On the music front, Paul, Jeff Madden, and Cork Kangas comprise Lola Balatro, the post-grunge acoustic com-rock band that is scorching the earth with hits like "I Got 2 Black Friends" and "Questionable Beef." </p>