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03.26.2015

Dad’s Garage: Home of the Original, Badass, Beer-Soaked Bacon Festival

Let’s get something clear here: Dad’s Garage originated the bacon festival. Way back before everybody and their cousin got into the festival/event business, a bunch of knuckleheads from Florida State University brought their friends together b

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03.13.2015

BaconFest Founder George Faughnan Brings Decades of Greasy Goodness

BaconFest.  I don’t know where the capitalization of the “F” started, but apparently, somebody thinks that is the way it should now be presented.  Originally, way back in nineteen hundred and ninety-three, its full, proper name was: “Baconfest:

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03.05.2015

Attorney in the Day, Improviser at Night—Our Barely Legal Rookie, Liz Grofic

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By Liz Grofic, Rookie Improviser I moved to Atlanta in 2010 after graduating from law school in Washington, D.C. I didn’t know anyone in the city except my then-boyfriend, and I didn’t know anything about Atlanta except the Olympics were held here in

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02.26.2015

Dad’s Garage Superfan Jonathan Strickland Remembers “Improvathons” in all their Sleep-Deprived Glory

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Jonathan Strickland, a long-time Dad’s Garage fan (and awesome host at HowStuffWorks.com), wrote this piece about a long-lost bit of our history.  Fans of Dad’s Garage—and pork products—are probably aware of BaconFest, the annual fundraising

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