Too Tight

The last night at Camp, I tried to sleep, but I couldn’t ignore my mother’s sighing and heavy breathing from the next bed over. I would have never noticed the noise if Irina hasn’t make such a fuss about it the night before. I tossed and turned for a while, counted sheep, and even tried […]


I handed Anyu some Mother’s Day presents after I got her to settle down and put on some pants. After dealing with last year’s drama, I decided to give my mother a GIANT bottle of Arbor Mist to help her relax during our weekend “vacation” at the LBI Bible Camp. Sure, it’s totally against the […]

Live Arts News Coverage of “American Goulash”

Live Arts & Fringe Festival Blog (Original Source) Old Format, New Work: First Person Salons Posted At : June 15, 2009 7:10 PM | Posted By : Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe Related Categories: Video, Art, Theater Men in dresses parading, poignant and creative autobiographical art, a collection of the true stories of gay […]

First Person Arts Event Coverage

Original Source @FirstPersonArts Liveblogging the Salon Filed under: First Person Salons — posted by admin on June 10, 2009 @ 7:05 pm 7:03pm The doors are open, and folks are starting to gather.  Stephanie Yuhas has some really stellar secret objects she’s auctioning off. She’s raising money to cover the cost of her camera […]

Silent Auction

I’m auctioning off FOUR hilarious props from tonight’s stage show to help raise money to keep “American Goulash” going strong! All props come with a certificate of authenticity. This evening’s performance will be filmed, so your props will be featured online for years to come. *If any auctions go over $50, you will receive a […]

Featured on

Awesome! Philly2Philly did a feature about “American Goulash” on their site! Thanks guys!Also, WOO HOO! This is my 100th post! Time for cake! Get Your Goulash By Autumn Konopka at 1:40 pm on Wednesday May 27, 2009 Original Source We’ve all got a crazy family story, the ones we pull out when a party gets […]

2009 Hungarian Festival

As usual, I am attending the New Brunswick Hungarian Festival. Anyone want to meet up for some stuffed cabbage , walnut roll, fried dough, and dancing? (Not necessarily in that order) Saturday, June 6, 2009 34th Annual Hungarian Festival New Brunswick, NJ 34TH ANNUAL HUNGARIAN FESTIVAL COMMEMORATING THE RE-DEDICATION OF THE MAGYAR REFORMED CHURCH  AND THE 800TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FRANSISCAN ORDER Coordinated by the Hungarian Civic Association (HCA) New Brunswick, New Jersey FESTIVAL […]

See “American Goulash” LIVE

Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2009 Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm Location: Laurie Beechman Cabaret at The Arts Bank (601 S. Broad St.) Street: 601 S. Broad St. City/Town: Philadelphia, PA   RSVP on Facebook! And check out the snazzy writeup FirstPersonArts did for the live “American Goulash”. (original source) Salon Preview: Stephanie Yuhas and American Goulash […]