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Jon Stewart Responds To Mayor Emanuel’s Response To Jon Stewart’s Rant Against Chicago Pizza (Is This Getting Out Of Hand?)

A rant about pizza was all it took to seemingly split the country in two — or so some jokes would have you believe.Jon Stewart, apparently not one to let others beat a joke into the ground, had a response for Mayor Emanuel’s gift of Chicago pizza on his Twitter account last night…

11/15/2013

Michael M. Romanenko, 42, of South Elgin, lost his job as a Comcast Internet technician and faces trial for disorderly conduct, after he allegedly claimed to be a serial killer and terrified two women inside a home in Naperville. | Courtesy of the Naperville Police Department

Joking About Being A ‘Serial Killer’ Gets Man Fired, Arrested

Michael Romanenko is free on bond and scheduled to appear Tuesday in Wheaton Field Court, charged with two counts of disorderly conduct/breach of peace.

11/14/2013

Karen Lewis

CTU President’s ‘Off With Their Heads’ Joke About Rich Drawing Fire

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis was drawing fire Tuesday over comments made in a speech last month, after a YouTube video surfaced of her jokingly saying “off with their heads” about the wealthy.

WBBM Newsradio–01/08/2013

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ClownBloq To Media: The Joke Is On You

The Clown Bloq – a protest group that claimed it would dress in clown makeup and throw pies as political opponents during the NATO Summit – now says it was all a hoax from the beginning and was designed to con the media.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office posted a photo on Facebook showing him riding a CTA train with people dressed up as zombies. It was just a Photoshopped Halloween joke. (Credit: Facebook)

Mayor’s Halloween Trick: Photoshop Fun With Zombies

A Halloween trick from Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proven to be a real treat for the national media. A photo released on Facebook by the Mayor’s office over the weekend showed Emanuel riding a CTA train, as he often does, but surrounded by people dressed up as zombies.

CBS 2–11/02/2011