Curt Clendenin grew up in Carol Stream, Illinois. He won 3rd place, 6th grade, spelling bee trophy. Cast as an orphan in the film "The Blues Brothers", he was taught by John Belushi himself how to make bear tracks on the beach of Lake Wauconda. Founding member of the sketch comedy improv groups: "Sketches," "The Fresh Leftovers" and "Medium Rare." Graduate of Columbia College, Chicago, directed by Sheldon Patinkin of Second City. Co-founding member (with Bob Pagani) of "Andy's Army", an organization of friends and family of Andy Kaufman, podcasters, wrestling bloggers, tweeters, and tv hosts who helped induct him into the WWE Hall of Fame. He is sometimes known as Stoney Shores in the Yacht Rock band, Yachtley Crew. His audio collage show, "Inspirado Projecto" plays the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month on KCHUNG 1630AM radio dials, in Chinatown Los Angeles. He is also the Co-Founder of the annual KaPow Intergalactic Film Festival.