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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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Shows this Weekend!

Friday Fizz Bar & Grill: Bye Bye Liver: The Chicago Drinking Play, 8 & 10 p.m. $20 Ontouarge: The Bar Comedy Club, 8 & 10 p.m. $10 Comedy Sportz Theatre: ComedySportz, 8 & 10 p.m. $21; $10 for students Studio … Continue reading

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I’m Not Making This Up: Lessons From Learning Improv

A quicker wit, a mimed dinner, and a few carpet burns weren’t the only things I took from my comedy education. After a year of studying improv at the Second City, I have found that some of the same principles … Continue reading

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What’s the Baby Want?

Founded by alumni of Chicago’s very own Second City, Baby Wants Candy is one of the world’s most famous  improv shows. Conveniently located at Lincoln Park’s Apollo Theatre (2540 N. Lincoln Ave) check it out this Friday night at 10:30. Never … Continue reading

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