Videos

When we launched The Biscuit in 2018, we decided to make a video called LimeDog about a dog-sharing app that was sure to be the next wave in the “sharing economy.” Since then, we’ve gotten pretty good at making funny videos that comment on things happening in Charlotte through a new lens. We love collaborating with our fellow creatives on these vids, including that time the Charlotte Squawks folks asked us to create videos for their 2019 show. So take a big bite – but beware, this Biscuit is known to bite you back.



John Howard’s 30 Day Design Challenge

CLT Creatives, Videos | May 30, 2020

John Howard is the man. Okay, well, he is A man. But, when it comes to graphic design, he is THE MAN … specifically, an EnglishMAN who’s made Charlotte his home for 20 years. Senior Art Director at HMH, John is also the president of the Queen City… read more »




Biscuit Blitz: 5 Minutes with Michelle Guobadia

Biscuit Blitz, CLT Creatives, Videos | May 30, 2020

Michelle Guobadia is awesome. If you don’t know it already, you will after just :30 seconds of watching this video. A national speaker on issues of bullying and hazing, Michelle is also the Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life at UNC Charlotte. S… read more »




Make an Old Fashioned with Stefan Huebner

CLT Creatives, Videos | May 30, 2020

Let’s toast creativity in Charlotte! To help us all get ready for Charlotte SHOUT, Master Mixologist from Dot Dot Dot, Stefan Huebner, teaches us how to make a cocktail classic — The Old Fashioned.   The “Twist & SHOUT!” series is sponsored… read more »




SHOUTing from the Rooftops: John Cozayk

CLT Creatives, Videos | May 26, 2020

In anticipation of Charlotte SHOUT! later this year, we’re asking Charlotte musicians to film themselves performing songs within earshot of the neighbors. In this edition of “SHOUTing from the Rooftops,” guitarist John Cozayk serenades us in Spanish… read more »




A Poet for Uncertain Times – Jay Ward

CLT Creatives, Videos | May 26, 2020

Charlotte’s own Jay Ward is a poet and teaching artist who has read and performed in venues across the country. He won the National Poetry Slam in 2018 and the Individual World Poetry Slam in 2019. On this batch of the Biscuit Blitz, he chats with Ma… read more »




Greg Schermbeck Wants to Reimagine Education

CLT Nonprofits, Videos | May 26, 2020

If there was ever a time for fresh, innovative thinking about education … that time is now with well over 100,000 students working from home, many of them at or below the poverty line. Thankfully, Greg Schembeck and his team at Schermco are on the… read more »




Darryl Gaston Drops Knowledge & Hugs It Out

CLT Creatives, Videos | May 23, 2020

Darryl Gaston is a man of many talents — entrepreneur, hairstylist, minister, neighborhood advocate. As the unofficial “Mayor of North End” Darryl lends his support, advice and criticism to new development taking place in neighborhoods that have bee… read more »




SHOUTing Match: Caroline Calouche with Courtney Lynn & Quinn

Charlotte SHOUT!, Videos | May 23, 2020

To help keep up Charlotte’s spirits during the COVID-19 and prepare for annual Charlotte SHOUT! events this fall, we’ve asked Queen City creatives to team up for SHOUTing Matches — short, shareable creative mash-ups. Caroline Calouche is known across… read more »




Opera Singer Lauren Russell SHOUTS from the Rooftops

CLT Creatives, Charlotte SHOUT!, Videos | May 20, 2020

In anticipation of Charlotte SHOUT! later this year, we’re asking Charlotte musicians to film themselves performing songs within earshot of the neighbors. In this edition of “SHOUTing from the Rooftops,” Lauren Russell, performs “I’ll Be Here” from t… read more »




Biscuit Blitz: 5 Minutes with Joy Wills

Biscuit Blitz, Videos | May 20, 2020

Joy Wills is a Charlotte comedian who was building a great career in the Queen City when COVID-19 hit. While she’s still excited about her career — and inspired by the ongoing work of Lauren Ansley of Beerly Funny and others — she’s wrestling with… read more »




Dan Nance Paints the Past to Life

Biscuit Blitz, Videos | May 20, 2020

To celebrate May 20, 2020 – Meck Dec Day – Tim chats with Charlottean and historical illustrator, Dan Nance, about pursuing a life that blends his love of history and art … and they talk about growing up in the Queen City. DIG IN DEEPER ON DAN Inst… read more »




Broken Crowns: The Truth About the Meck Deck

CLT Creatives, Exploring Charlotte, Videos | May 18, 2020

BROKEN NEWS! We’ve found the answer to Charlotte’s biggest secret! For years, scholars and citizens alike have broken their backs to prove or disprove the existence of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. After years of questing, we have an i… read more »




Twist & SHOUT! Stay Safe Strawberry by Bob Peters

Twist & SHOUT!, Videos | May 16, 2020

Charlotte master mixologist, Bob Peters, show us how to make a delicious Quarantine Cocktail — the Stay Safe Strawberry. This drink uses rye whiskey, homemade strawberry syrup, soda water and fresh-squeezed lemon juice. Tip Your Bartender If this re… read more »




Creating More Rhythm in the City Through Artwork

Creative News, Videos | May 13, 2020

Charlotte artist Georgie Nakima applies vibrant color, thought and community to all of her work, whether it’s collaborative projects on Charlotte’s East Side or new work at the Link Apartments in South Charlotte. In this short video created by Charlo… read more »




The “Khaleesi of Southern Ramen” Speaks!

Biscuit Blitz, Videos | May 13, 2020

Land on Courtney Estes’ LinkedIn page, and you’ll immediately see that she is the “First of Her Name, Queen of Lincoln’s Haberdashery, Khaleesi of Southern Ramen, Breaker of Server Chains, and Mother of Design Dragons.” Scroll down a bit more, and yo… read more »




Bruce Hazel is Taking It in Stride

Charlotte SHOUT!, Videos | May 12, 2020

In anticipation of Charlotte SHOUT! later this year, we’re asking Charlotte musicians to film themselves performing songs within earshot of the neighbors. In this edition of “SHOUTing from the Rooftops,” Charlotte’s own Bruce Hazel performs “Take It… read more »




John Tosco Knows Music Moves You

Biscuit Blitz, Videos | May 12, 2020

John Tosco is mainstay of the Charlotte music scene. Through thick and thin, John has championed music’s ability to lift spirits and build community in the Queen City. It started with inviting friends to hang out and play music in his home and blosso… read more »




Brit Drozda Makes Something Beautiful

Videos | May 7, 2020

In the darkest days of COVID-19 in Italy, neighbors sung on their porches to entertain and inspire their neighbors. In anticipation of Charlotte SHOUT! later this year, we’re asking Charlotte musicians to film themselves performing songs within earsh… read more »




MyLoan & Till Fight Cabin Fever … in Their Cabin

Biscuit Blitz, Videos | May 7, 2020

MyLoan Dinh and Till Schmidt Rimpler are one of Charlotte’s Creative Power Couples. As Charlotte Magazine’s 2020 Voters’ Choice for “Best Local Artist,” MyLoan’s mixed-media work explores the porous boundary between personal and collective history. T… read more »




Twist & SHOUT! 3 Cocktails in 1 from Matt Alvis

Twist & SHOUT!, Videos | May 7, 2020

Triple your pleasure today as Charlotte Mixologist, Matt Alvis of Idlewild shows us how to heat up your spring with 1 spicy cocktail that can be three different cocktails just by changing the base liquor – Gordon’s Breakfast, El Guapo and a Square Me… read more »