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  • Second City spoofs Bachmann ‘ex-gay’ clinic

     
    Chicago comedy institution The Second City has taken a jab at the ex-gay conversion therapy clinic of Marcus Bachmann, husband of tea party favorite presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann. The video pokes fun not only at the absurdity of conversion...
  • 'SNL' hires more Chicagoans: iO's Brittain and Bayer reportedly will join cast

     
    (Posted by Kevin Pang) The Chicago comedy diaspora continues toward 30 Rockefeller Plaza. Having already added Second City’s Tom Flanigan and Shelly Gossman to the writing staff of “Saturday Night Live,” the show has hired two more Chicagoans for...
  • SNL returns Sept. 25 with four new cast members

     
    "Saturday Night Live" will launch its 36th season Sept. 25 with four new cast members, NBC announced Tuesday.Joining the cast as featured members of the SNL ansemble will be: Vanessa Bayer, Paul Brittain, Taran Killam, and Jay Pharoah.Alum Amy Poehler...
  • Second City holds meeting to discuss Up Comedy Club

     
    Reps for the comedy giant held a meeting in order to explain the club and assuage fears of a new sign on North Avenue....
  • Second City tackles Chicago’s sprawling history

     
    Known both for its skewering social and political commentary as well as a breeding ground for famous comedians, from Chris Farley to Stephen Colbert, Second City will now bring its funhouse-mirror worldview to Chicago's rich history. Director T.J. Shanoff...
  • Celebrity Scoop: Scott Adsit

    "30 Rock" fans know him mainly for his hilarious work as harried producer Pete Hornberger, but these days Scott Adsit is focusing primarily on "Mary Shelley's Frankenhole," a macabre stop-motion animation comedy series airing Sundays in Cartoon Network'...
  • Epic's debut lives up to name

    Epic's debut lives up to name
    Norwegian Cruise Line's long-anticipated Epic has finally arrived, and it rocks. Long an industry innovator with a list of firsts that includes the first alternate-dining restaurant at sea and a secluded complex of luxury villas atop the ship, NCL yet...
  • Norwegian Epic's debut lives up to name

    Norwegian Epic's debut lives up to name
    Norwegian Cruise Line's long-anticipated Epic has finally arrived, and it rocks. Long an industry innovator with a list of firsts that includes the first alternate-dining restaurant at sea and a secluded complex of luxury villas atop the ship, NCL yet...
  • Theater listings: Comedy shows in Chicago

    'Bad Touch' and'The Deep End': A double bill of improv. In "Bad Touch," Annoyance ensemble members Rich Sohn and Rebecca Sohn and featured guests explore unsavory topics; "The Deep End" features a rotating cast of Annoyance veterans, teachers and...
  • Saturday, August 20, 2011

    5 - 6 a.m. The Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong 5:10 a.m. What is it like to have the President of the United States visit your company in a small rural Illinois community? You’ll find out when Orion visits with Bill Wyffels...
  • Travel Group Ranks Chapel Hill as Top Spot for BBQ

    Picking top barbecue spots is a tad dangerous. The emotions connected to hometown recipes run as deeply as their flavors. Nevertheless online travel adviser Cheapflights couldn't resist taking a stab at where to find finger-licking good beef and pork...
  • Saturday, March 19, 2011

    5-6 a.m. The Morning Show with Orion and Max 5:05 a.m. Orion discusses the writing of the new farm bill with Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson and Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns, members of their Agriculture Committees. 5:35 a.m. Max discusses the...