A Quick Chat with the Unemployed Alcoholic | Podcast


July, 2020: I talked with Aaron Sorrels about sobriety, living in Chicago during a pandemic, and my goals for this cursed year.

Cody Talks to Strangers | Podcast


June, 2020: I talked to Cody Bear in Memphis about Chicago weather, the Memphis comedy scene and entitled rats.

Radio One Chicago presents Live From The Lair | Podcast


February 2020: Pat and Jeannine interviewed me about getting sober, comedy in Chicago, Sober Rabbit, and more.

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Serenity Now! creates a sober space for performers in a booze-filled industry | Brianna Wellen / Chicago Reader

Stand-up Whitney Wasson wanted to create a healthier environment for people in recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction.


Recovering Space: Five Ways to be Inclusive of Sober Theater Artists | Em Haverty / Scapi Magazine


"Comic Whitney Wasson has taken to creating a sober performance space by producing the variety show SERENITY NOW! at The Crowd Theater. 

Recovering Space: Five Things Sober Theater Artists Wish They Knew Earlier On | Em Haverty / Scapi Magazine


"Wasson’s completely-sober variety show SERENITY NOW gives space for performers in recovery in a non-bar setting."


Strip Joker encourages body positivity through comedy and nudity | Brianna Wellen

Comedians talk about their bodies while showing as much (or as little) as they like during the stand-up showcase.

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Strip Joker: Comedy and Nudity for Body Positivity | Jera Brown

Comedians talk about their bodies while showing as much (or as little) as they like during the stand-up showcase.

Meet Whitney Wasson in Uptown | Staff


A profile in which I talk about the genesis of YOU WON and getting started in comedy.

Comedians Weigh In: Is Our Culture Becoming Hyper Sensitive? | Staff

I'm one of several comedians talking about whether or not comedy audiences are becoming hypersensitive. (Spoiler: They aren't.)

Comedy Competition Roars with Laughter | Theresa Niemczyk

After winning the competition the year before, I hosted the competition at the University of Arkansas.