After spending his informative years in his birthplace of Elgin, IL - Christopher Dearman has called Carbondale, IL, Dundee, IL, Huntley, IL, Lake Beuna Vista, FL, Lake Delton, WI, and Ocean Springs, MS home throughout the years.

After graduating from St. Edwards High School (which is a story in and of itself), he attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois, where he spent five years (with a Disney internship mixed in) nurturing his creative muse. 

Spending a decade working as a banker and loan underwriter, Dearman decided it was finally time to confess some of his amusing life stories for all to read in SANTA'S VILLAGE GONE WILD! For more information:

Dearman created the full-color graphic novel BLACKOUT DRUNK (which received an offer from Comedy Central to turn into a possible television series), a spin-off comic strip called  BLACKOUT SKUNK, published in Skunk Magazine, and wrote a novelization called BLACKOUT DRUNK - THE NOVEL. For more information:

Deciding to "grow up" and create things his parents would be more proud to talk about, he authored two children's books: BLUNDEL THE BEAR'S BIRTHDAY SURPRISE & BLUNDEL THE BEAR'S CHRISTMAS STORY. For more information: 

Christopher Dearman and his writings & creative endeavors have been featured in newspapers: USA Today, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Elgin Courier, The Daily Harald, The Northwest Harald, The MidWeek & The Sun Herald - among others. He has also been featured in TimeOut Chicago, Skunk, Gulf Coast Woman, Play the Coast, and Park World magazines, 

In 2011 he created the DELLS BUCKET LIST - which documents his quest for adventure and behind-the-scene looks at some of the many Wisconsin Dells area bars, restaurants, and attractions. His experiences were printed in a Wisconsin Dells Events newspaper column, as well as at:

In 2014 he created GULF COAST BUCKET LIST -   which documents his quest for adventure and behind-the-scene looks at some of the many Gulf Coast Mississippi attractions. His experiences were printed in a Sun Herald newspaper reoccurring feature, as well as at:

He is also the creator of magic tricks called BURNT!, The Devil Always Knows, A Christmas Monte & the smash hit, viral sensation STACKED!

Christopher Dearman can be reached for feature film, television, and literary pursuits at 

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