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What’s fresh in stand-up

What’s fresh in stand-up

Matt Koske

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

[accordions] [accordion title="Patton Oswalt: Annihilation" load="show"] Just last week, Patton Oswalt’s special “Annihilation” was released on Netflix. It was last year that his wife, the 46-year-old crime writer Michelle McNamara, died suddenly. Oswalt begins the first half of his hou...

Have a laugh at iO Chicago’s All-Women Comedy Show “Having it All”

Have a laugh at iO Chicago’s All-Women Comedy Show “Having it All”

Charlene Haparimwi

July 26, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

The intimate, multi-level iO Chicago theater at 1501 N. Kingsbury St. is surprisingly buzzing on a Monday night. In the Chris Farley Cabaret, a well-lit room on the second floor of the building, the all-female improv and storytelling show “Having it All” is about to begin. A cool young crowd of...

Female comedy tropes succeed in male dominated business

Female comedy tropes succeed in male dominated business

Kristen Goldstein and Pat Mullane

October 9, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life

In an environment and business that is already undeniably competitive, the comedy world has always been even harder for women to thrive in. Read More »...

The Under 21 Life

Pat Mullane

September 11, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life

Where to go for Chicago’s finest music, comedy, food, and games... UP Comedy Club 230 W North Ave If there’s two things that Chicago does right, it’s pizza and comedy.  So snag yourself a slice of Lou Malnati’s deep dish, and head over to the city’s newest Second City comedy theater. Whether you prefer st...

DePaul comedian youngest to host Laugh Factory’s coveted slot

DePaul comedian youngest to host Laugh Factory’s coveted slot

Matthew Paras

October 4, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle, Theater

AJ Lubecker is the life of a party. Read More »...

Replacing Jon Stewart: The future of comedic news in limbo

Replacing Jon Stewart: The future of comedic news in limbo

Danielle Harris

March 1, 2015


Filed under Opinions

After nearly 16 years, Stewart is leaving “The Daily Show,” sending the future of comedic news into limbo Read More »...

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