Comedy

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Bill Cosby Rape Accusations Drudged Up By Comedian Hannibal Buress

While performing at the Trocadero, a club in Bill Cosby’s hometown of Philadelphia, Hannibal Buress reminded the crowd of the multiple sexual assault accusations against Cosby that have come to light over the past decade.

20 hours ago

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Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: September 1st-7th

Check out the priceless things to do this week in Chicago, week of September 1st-7th.

09/01/2014

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Dave Chappelle Talks Quitting “Chappelle’s Show” With David Letterman

Dave Chappelle made his first late-night appearance in more than six years Tuesday, and one of the first questions he was asked was why he quit his cult sketch comedy show “Chappelle’s Show.”

06/11/2014

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The Humor Code’s Five Best Comedy Clubs In The US

While traveling the world exploring the science of what makes things funny, we stumbled on an important question: What makes a good comedy club? According to many of the comics we interviewed, a “good room” is one that’s dimly lit, densely packed, with hard chairs, low ceilings, a red curtain, and nothing at all that’s blue.

04/01/2014

Cameron Esposito just, you know, hangin’ out with Ferguson and Leno. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Comedian Cameron Esposito Performs On Craig Ferguson, Holds Her Own With Jay Leno

Making her late night debut, Cameron Esposito was recently on Craig Ferguson. This episode seemed even more monumental for Cameron (not to mention Chicago comedy pride in general) thanks to the fact that Jay Leno just so happened to be there. Esposito was even able to include Jay in her stand-up, which he seemed to genuinely enjoy.

09/04/2013

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Comedy Giants Contend For Emmys: Which Actors Will Bring Home The Win?

The comedy categories in this year’s prime time Emmy Awards are packed with major talent. From Lena Dunham to Bob Newhart, there are major stars vying for the top honors this year. Check out who might take home the Emmy – do you agree?

08/22/2013

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Jerry O’Connell Gets Skimpy On “We Are Men”

Jerry O’Connell got a surprise when he saw part of his character’s wardrobe in the new CBS comedy “We Are Men.”

07/31/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Comedy?

04/01/2013

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Horrible Horoscopes

Mason Johnson knows nothing about horoscopes or astrology. Seriously. When he was six, his mom thought it was funny to make him stick his head out the car window and scream, “What’s your sign?” at women walking by. That is the extent of his experience. Also, Mason is an Aquarius… ladies.

08/10/2012

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Just For Laughs 2012 Guide

Chicagoans who suffer the chills of “second city syndrome” should feel the warm & fuzzies this June, as we become top dog on the American comedy scene. How so, you may ask? Well for the fourth year in a row, Chicago will host the largest comedy festival in the United States, a multi-venue, multi-talent laugh-fest that spans the city and pulls the country’s hottest comedians in from the comfy coasts to their faithful city of stand-up destiny, Chicago.

06/01/2012

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Free Culture In Chicago

Comedy, Concerts, Museums, And More For Free!!

10/10/2011

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Best Theatre For A Laugh In Chicago

Theatre doesn’t always have to be so serious. Here are some places to get a belly-laugh workout.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2010