Hello! We're VSTheUniverse!

Here's some info about us and our contributors.

Aaron J. Amendola

Aaron J. Amendola

Job Title
Writer/Producer

Aaron J. Amendola is a Creator with VStheUNIVERSE. Aaron has spent the last decade writing and producing sketches and musical works with the VTU crew, growing with every project that reaches completion. He has spoken at conventions such as C2E2, GenCon, and more about geek culture and creating content for the Internet. Aaron is the mind behind Chicago's fan favorite variety program _"The Geek Show,"_ and it currently working on the team's new Astound Project, set to release in 2019. Aaron also co-hosts The Co-Operatives Podcast on the VtU Podcast Network with his fiancee, Liz.

Chris Chapin

Chris Chapin

Job Title
Producer

Chris Chapin is a Producer with VStheUNIVERSE. Chris has spent the better part of his adult life working behind the scenes. While some people thrive on being on screen talent, Chris loves being the support character, providing others the buffs they need to succeed. Chris is a co-founder of not only VStheUNIVERSE, but the VtU Podcast Network and makes jokes from off-stage during “The Geek Show”. Chris is a fan of games, listening to podcasts, thinking too much, his girlfriend, Rosie, and dark chocolate. His favorite podcast is Stop Podcasting Yourself.

Sam Begich

Sam Begich

Job Title
Producer/Director

Originally from Minneapolis, Sam has now made Chicago his home. He
is a filmmaker, songwriter, and photographer. All skills he uses to create nerdy content for VStheUNIVERSE and well as other Chicago artists. His alter egos can often be seen shaking their buts in VTU music videos.