@Erica_Rosie on Boredom, Hyperactivity, and Misinterpreted Jokes
@Erica_Rosie is 23 and lives in Tampa, FL. She’s really tall and could be killed by a walnut. This week she spoke to me about four of her favorite tweets, plus banh mi, “mainstream Twitter,” and where to find the unfollow button. Erica: Part of me thinks you got the wrong person, a... [Read More]
@Erica_Rosie on Boredom, Hyperactivity, and Misinterpreted Jokes
@Erica_Rosie is 23 and lives in Tampa, FL. She’s really tall and could be killed by a walnut. This week she spoke to me about four of her favorite tweets, plus banh mi, “mainstream Twitter,” and where to find the unfollow button. Erica: Part of me thinks you got the wrong person, a... [Read More]
Jon Glaser Represents 300 Years of American Tyranny at The Second City in 1995
Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, and over t... [Read More]
Jon Glaser Represents 300 Years of American Tyranny at The Second City in 1995
Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, and over t... [Read More]
We Tried All The Abandoned Kitchens in This Post-Apocalyptic Brownstone So You Don’t Have To, by Molly Taft
I know it, you know it, we all know it: eating out in this nuclear winter really sucks. We’ve all rummaged our way through the same abandoned kitchens and stockpiles in our neighborhoods day in and day out, and there just never seems to be anything new. And even if you can find enough layers [... [Read More]
Shaliek Jenkins (@hateshaliek) on Editing Videos and Going to the Internet
Shaliek Jenkins is a Los Angeles-based content creator, standup comedian, writer, and DJ hailing from New York. Jenkins is currently navigating the landscape of pitching an original series to some networks and platforms and trying to “belong” while carrying an air of avoidance at the sam... [Read More]
‘The Flirt’ and John Milhiser’s Sweet-Funny
The Flirt just makes you feel good. It’s funny, though. That’s the whole thing. It makes you feel good AND it’s very funny. Written by and starring John Milhiser, co-starring Mike Lane, and directed by Ryan Moulton, the funny part isn’t surprising. Nor is ... [Read More]
Prepare for Tax Day with This 2007 Clip from The Second City
Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, and over t... [Read More]
Prepare for Tax Day with This 2007 Clip from The Second City
Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, and over t... [Read More]
Meeting One of Andy Kaufman’s Earliest Mentors
Dan Pasternack is a comedy producer and programmer as well as a scribbler and superfan who loves alliterative couplets almost as much as he loves comedy. His passion and his professional life have brought him into contact with comedy legends and lore of the past and present. For each installment of ... [Read More]