For years the Oddfellow theater has been the performing grounds of musicians, comedians, contortionists and people of all sorts. But now, in 2006, two of their members have branched out to something . . . bigger.

The diet coke and mentos thing started with a few experiments by Fritz and Steven. Different candies dropped in soda. Diet coke and mentos worked best, so they used it for a contest that coke was hosting for a new commercial.

Fritz and Steven’s videos became famous on the Internet however, and they have more than 6 million hits. “We didn’t know it was going to be that big,” said the creators. Now there are many more videos and both Coca Cola and Mentos have contacted them.

They have appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman, and also had some performances with the Blue Man Group. For more info on what’s in the works, check out www.eepybird.com.


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