Power Lunch

Will Meinen

Will Meinen Writer/Actor

Will Meinen one of the founding members of Power Lunch. He currently lives in Chicago and performs as an improviser at the iO Theater and Under the Gun Theater. Will has trained at the iO, Second City, and Annoyance theaters and is a contributing writer for the iO comedy network.

MAN BREAKS UP WITH GIRLFRIEND USING PEOPLE’S MICROPHONE

December 13, 2011

Will Meinen | The Tattler OMAHA, Neb. — Sam Mason and Julie Simon have been camping out with Occupy Cleveland for nearly a week. The two freshman from Kent State University, infamous location of the the 1970 National Guard attack on student protesters, were inspired by their school’s activist history. …

WOMEN’S GROUPS BOYCOTT “BABY IT’S COLD OUTSIDE”

December 8, 2011

Will Meinen | The Tattler OMAHA, Neb. — The National Organization for Women (NOW) has organized a boycott this holiday season of the classic duet “Baby It’s Cold Outside.” The song, penned by Frank Loesser in 1936, has been recorded by famous vocal pairings ranging from Ella Fitzgerald and Louis …

FORGOTTEN MUSICIANS UNITE

November 21, 2011

Will Meinen | The Tattler OMAHA, Neb. — Out of work musicians from Paul Simon’s Graceland album, a swing baritone saxophone player from Squirrel Nut Zippers, and Tuvan throat singers featured in the film Genghis Blues, teamed up to record an album of original material. The record is set to …

OMAHA RANKED BEST CITY FROM WHICH TO DEPART TO SAN FRANCISCO

November 5, 2011

Will Meinen | The Tattler OMAHA, Neb. — Kiplinger.com recently rated Omaha the “Best Value City: 2011” based on its low unemployment rate, supportive business community, strong public schools, and emerging arts scene. “Omaha is a great value with low population density and short commute times. The housing market was …

MAN IN FOAM VAGINA HALLOWEEN COSTUME GOES HOME ALONE

November 2, 2011

Will Meinen | The Tattler OMAHA, Neb. — A local man expressed legitimate surprise when he woke alone the morning after a Halloween party. Omaha native Mike Kraznowski was spotted late Saturday night dawning what could have only been a giant, full-body vagina costume, replete with one lone pubic hair. …

FRANCO VOLUNTEERS: DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS

August 11, 2011

Will Meinen | The Omaha Tattler OMAHA, Neb. — Is there anything this guy can’t do? James Franco is a movie star, a published writer, an aspiring video auteur and installment artist, and a PhD student at Yale. Aside from his enormous failure at the Oscar’s, he’s the last son of Krypton. …

JESUS WISHES HE MADE SELF PORTRAIT

July 13, 2011

Will Meinen | The Omaha Tattler THE ETHER, Space — Jesus, Yahweh, the Son of God, was overheard lamenting to the archangels the unfairness of his fate. “I didn’t have to die, especially like that! I think I could have done a lot of good if  they’d let me stick …

BILLIONAIRE FOUND IN GLENN BECKS’ COLON

December 6, 2010

Will Meinen | The Omaha Tattler OMAHA, Neb. – Following a three program long assault on the character and motives of billionaire activist George Soros, FOX pundit Glenn Beck fell ill with an assortment of symptoms on Thursday. Beck staffers attributed Beck’s lethargy to exhaustion resulting from the research and …

SOME OF MY BEST FRIENDS ARE TYLER PERRY CHARACTERS

October 21, 2010

Will Meinen | The Omaha Tattler OMAHA, Neb. – Robert Sykes swears that not having any friends of color in no way makes him a racist. “I like people of all colors: black, brown, yellow, purple, indigo (the Na’vi). Just because I don’t have any African Americans to my house for a barbecue …

BP RECRUITS DANIEL DAY LEWIS

May 16, 2010

Will Meinen | The Omaha Tattler OMAHA, Neb. – British Petroleum (BP) officials, despite several attempts, have not yet been able to plug the leak that is spewing 210,000 gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico every day. In an act of shear desperation company CEO Tony Hayward has enlisted the …

WE’RE ACTUALLY QUITE HAPPY

March 29, 2010

Will Meinen | The Omaha Tattler OMAHA, Neb. – Since when does a serious demeanor brand you an ill-fated sour puss? My great grandfather, Alowicious, was valued by village elders for being serious, meaning one who considers issues carefully. Perhaps rather than being a conscientious steward of the land I …

PHYSICIST AVOIDS YARD WORK, CITES NEWTON

September 21, 2009

Will Meinen | The Omaha Tattler OMAHA, Neb. – Newton’s First Law (Inertia): A  body at rest remains at rest and a body in linear motion remains in motion with constant velocity until and unless an external force is applied on it. “According to Sir Isaac Newton, honey,” proffered doctor of …

PARENTAL RIGHTS GRANTED TO SEARCH ENGINE

September 7, 2009

Will Meinen | The Omaha Tattler OMAHA, Neb. – A 12-year-old Omaha boy (identity withheld) convincingly made the argument for emancipation from his parents in a Douglas County court. Presiding over the case was Judge James Gleason, who made the decision to grant the boy’s request and give legal guardianship …

BARISTAS NOT INTERESTED

August 4, 2009

Will Meinen | The Omaha Tattler OMAHA, Neb. – A recent poll of Omaha’s cute, quirky female Barista’s found that only a fraction of them are interested in what customers are listening to or reading. This news was a shocking disappointment to almost every male patron, regardless of age or …

REAL HOUSEWIVES OF OMAHA

May 5, 2009

In the same vain as the O.C., NYC, and Atlanta Real Housewives reality shows, the Bravo network is planning an Omaha series. Casting agents are looking for upper crust UHB Midwestern gals with big houses and well medicated children. The producers envision a scenario in which women from markets up …