As you might expect, Chicago Reacts is the 99 Perspectives reaction channel.
Our team watches clips of comedians, events, and other media and provides spontaneous reactions to what they see.
New shows released regularly: Come check out the fun!
Meet The Chicago Reacts Team
Michael C. Hyatt caught the acting bug in high school and went on to receive a BFA in Acting from Western Michigan University. A lover of both stage and screen, he has performed with local Chicago Theaters, and has appeared in short films, web series, and feature film productions. You can catch him performing with The Drunk Shakespeare Society live in Chicago.
Zach Bradley was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. Zach attended the University of Chicago, where he studied Psychology and human behavior. His passion for film developed late in his educational career as he began acting in a handful of student film projects with Fire Escape Films. In 2017, Zach was presented with the opportunity to direct and star in a web series written by Ariella Carmell, entitled “Sex Ed.” Upon completion of the 5 episode project, Zach elected to partner up with Ariella and Producer, Ben Levine, to adapt the project into a feature film following high praise and reception of the series. His official film directorial debut, “Self Defense”, has been screened to audiences worldwide, and has won several festival awards. His follow up project, “Off the Cuff”, is a short documentary, set to release worldwide soon. His most recent acting work includes commercial projects for Honey Nut Cheerios, and substantial roles in the films “Asbury Park”, and “Saturday Night Inside Out”.
Sonya Cha’Rae graduated from Western Illinois University’s Acting Program with a B.A in Acting. Sonya has trained with the best at Actor’s Studio Chicago and Green Room Studio’s On-Camera Class Programs. Sonya has appeared in several films, television, and theatre productions in Chicago, IL and Memphis, TN, including productions of “Fences”, “Passing Where the River Bends”, and the Netflix movie “Beats”, just to name just a few. In the Summer of 2020 she was featured in the independent film “Saturday Night Inside Out” playing the role of Allison.
Kira Macoun – Fitness Guru, Bad Corporation Analyst, Media Co-host, Curator/Pilferer of Contemporary Alley Art.
Kira arrived in Chicago in 2006, a transplant from Los Angeles, and never looked back. Since then, she’s grown her fitness business, Comfy Fitness, in the Bucktown neighborhood of Chicago, and lived in Wicker Park, Ukrainian Village and Edgewater. During that time, she got involved in local organizing and activism, became a total ‘foodie’, and has been a mud wrestler for The Mud Queens of Chicago for over a decade, holding the championship belts for 2015 & 2016. Kira currently resides in Oak Park with her husband, daughter, dog and cat.
Kit Cabello is the Co-Founder, Communications Director, and Host of Hard Lens Media. Kit is also a regular contributor to Chicago Corner.
Kit , a native resident of Chicago, served two tours in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom in the United States Marine Corps. After, serving faithfully for four years, he was honorably discharged and chose to further his education at Northeastern Illinois University. Kit majored in Political Science, and minored in News Media and Communication. He was a member of the political science honor society Pi Sigma Alpha, and graduated Cum Laude.
Kit is also a connoisseur of Rye Whisky and well prepared hams.