3 Fun And Affordable Comedy Shows In Chicago This WeekFrom a free performance by an improv troupe to a discounted improv battle, here are comedy events to keep you laughing this week.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus Gets A Top Award For ComedyLouis-Dreyfus, who graduated from Northwestern University, emerged from Chicago's famed Second City comedy troupe before joining the cast of "Saturday Night Live." After her nine-year run on "Seinfeld," her turn as Vice President Selina Meyer on "Veep" earned her six consecutive Emmy Awards.
Women In Chicago Comedy Scene Holding Blackout To Draw Attention To Sexual HarassmentFor the last week, women have become more vocal about the things they say they've faced as they navigated the Chicago comedy scene.
New Revival Comedy Club In Hyde Park Bringing Improv Back To Its RootsCBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports a new venue in Hyde Park hopes to bring imrpov comedy back south.
Best Places To See Stand Up Comedy In ChicagoUnwind with friends and have a laugh or two at these standup comedy clubs in Chicago.
Is 'Broad City' the 'I Love Lucy' for Millennials?Lucy and Ethel revolutionized friendship for a whole group of women on the verge of a societal change, and now Abbi and Ilana are doing the same thing on their Comedy Central show 'Broad City.'
'The Late Late Show With James Corden' Will Premiere March 9, 2015Get ready for a British invasion on you late night line-up when “The Late Late Show with James Corden” debuts on CBS.
Bill Cosby Rape Accusations Brought Back Into Focus By Comedian Hannibal BuressWhile 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.
Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: September 1st-7thCheck out the priceless things to do this week in Chicago, week of September 1st-7th.
Dave Chappelle Talks Quitting “Chappelle’s Show” With David LettermanDave 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.”
The Humor Code’s Five Best Comedy Clubs In The USWhile 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.
Chicago Comedian Cameron Esposito Performs On Craig Ferguson, Holds Her Own With Jay LenoMaking 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.