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No Such Thing as Clown College? The Joke’s on You.

Let’s be honest, the main reason people study abroad is to have a good time, take fun classes in a foreign country, meet that cutie whose only English word is “yes,” and to come back home with an experience that … Continue reading

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Comical Bonds: An Exchange with Shannon Kelly

Red-haired, kind-eyed, and recently master-degreed, Shannon Kelly is a woman of many joys. The success of her Second City graduation show “A Spork in the Road” (sold out for the last two weeks), the blossoming of her improv group The … Continue reading

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Hire Me, I’m Funny: In Defense of Adding Comedy to Your Résumé

I was interviewing a fellow Second City student when our conversation turned to “real job” applications: Me: So do you think this program looks good on a piece of paper? Him: Depends on who you’re showing the piece of paper … Continue reading

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Shooting the Deeper Shit: An Interview with James Murray

Hearing “documentary,” “stand-up,” and “noob” all in the same sentence had me instantly engaged. James Murray was in the process of filming his latest documentary, My First Time, which follows three novice stand-up comedians all the way up to their … Continue reading

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