Mr Delirium (aka Geoffrey Welchman) created the Inverse Delirium podcast out of a love of comedy, public radio, and his adopted hometown of Baltimore. As writer, producer, and host of InveDel, he draws on his many previous lives: musician, freelance writer, theater-school drop-out, and voice guy. He posts the Inverse Delirium biweekly and draws voices and inspiration from Baltimore and beyond, with guest performers and personalities checking common sense at the door and joining in the fun.
Long, Rambling Bio:
Geoffrey Welchman grew up in northeast Connecticut, in a house that was full of music, and full of British and American comedy (British father, American mother).
He began creating songs and skits in high school, experimenting with a TEAC 4-track recorder. He attended New York University, where he studied Speech and Voice at Circle in the Square Theater, and frequently recorded bits of comedy and music in tape letters to his sister and friends.
He spent many years as a singer/songwriter/guitarist, performing at such NYC clubs as CBGBs, the Bitter End, Kenny’s Castaways, the Speakeasy, and the Village Gate. He composed music for the syndicated television show Instant Recall, and released two critically acclaimed albums (Comfort Noise and One Band Man).
As a freelance writer, GW wrote album reviews, features, and interviews for magazines such as People, the New Yorker, RayGun, Rolling Stone, Interview, and the humorous magazine Might, and interviewed such notables as Art Spiegelman, Laurie Anderson, and Aimee Mann. More recently, he has written for Smile, Hon, You’re in Baltimore, and the Baltimore Fishbowl.
His voiceover work took center stage in 2005, when he recorded narration for online tutorials for the US Army Environmental Command (AEC). He now records narration for web-based training for the high-tech company Ciena.
GW lives in Baltimore, Maryland, with his wife (the Amazing Betty) and his son. He enjoys long, complicated words and phrases, horror movies, earl grey tea, and chicken quesedillas.