‘The Daily Show’ Will Tape a Week of Chicago Shows in October
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah is hitting the road in October. Comedy Central announced this week that The Daily Show will tape a week of shows at Chicago’s Athenaeum Theatre in an event the show’s calling Undesked Chicago 2017: Let’s Do This Before It Gets Too Damn Cold. The show... [Read More]
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah will tape week of shows in Chicago: Oct. 16-19, 2017
Chicago fans of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah can see Noah and his correspondents up close and personal this October, as Comedy Central is taking the show on the road to the Athenaeum Theatre. “The Daily Show Undesked Chicago 2017: Let’s Do This Before It Gets Too Damn C... [Read More]
Episode #133: TV Land’s “Teachers,” The Katydids
Caitlin Barlow, Katy Colloton, Cate Freedman, Kate Lambert, Katie O’Brien and Kathryn Renée Thomas met in various Chicago improvisational theaters, and with a shared name and a dream between them, formed The Katydids. They’ve sold a sitcom to NBC and a feature film screenplay, but... [Read More]
T.J. Miller and others need your help to save Chicago comedy institution The Lincoln Lodge
Tight Five Productions is a Chicago-based 501c3 nonprofit organization formed in 2004 and dedicated to helping comedians create live events for the community. They create stand-up comedy shows like The Lincoln Lodge, provide classes to promote community involvement in stand-up including the nation&r... [Read More]
Conner O’Malley and Carmen Christopher’s Wrigleyville Bros Celebrate the World Series
It’s been a while since we last heard from Conner O’Malley and Carmen Christopher’s diehard Wrigleyville Cubs fans, but today they released a new video from their celebration at the World Series earlier this month. As usual, the guys share plenty of one-liners that prove they are t... [Read More]
Conner O’Malley and Carmen Christopher’s Wrigleyville Bros Celebrate the World Series
It’s been a while since we last heard from Conner O’Malley and Carmen Christopher’s diehard Wrigleyville Cubs fans, but today they released a new video from their celebration at the World Series earlier this month. As usual, the guys share plenty of one-liners that prove they are t... [Read More]
Bill Murray leads the Chicago Cubs in a sing-along on “Saturday Night Live”
Last night on Saturday Night Live, Bill Murray and members of the World Series champion Chicago Cubs continued their championship celebration by dropping by Weekend Update to sing a celebratory song, “Go Cubs Go.” It’s pretty easy to see that Murray is thoroughly enjoying the victo... [Read More]
The Cubs, comedians, and Roy Wood Jr.’s great escape
It’s real. It’s really real. The Chicago Cubs are champions of baseball. 108 years of heartache now erased. Whether you stayed up until the early hours on the east coast watching on television, or woke up this morning to hear the news that transcended the sport, one thing we know for sur... [Read More]
Bill Murray and Vince Vaughn lead Cubs fans in “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” for 2016 World Series
Usually the World Series gives participating cities a chance to show off their homegrown musical talent to sing the National Anthem. In the case of the Chicago Cubs, they did just that in a way, with their regular anthem singer Wayne Messmer holding court once more. But Cubs fans at Wrigley Field ha... [Read More]
Bill Murray and Vince Vaughn lead Cubs fans in “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” for 2016 World Series
Usually the World Series gives participating cities a chance to show off their homegrown musical talent to sing the National Anthem. In the case of the Chicago Cubs, they did just that in a way, with their regular anthem singer Wayne Messmer holding court once more. But Cubs fans at Wrigley Field ha... [Read More]