At Just For Laughs Chicago we got the chance to sit down with Susan Messing, an icon in the Chicago improv scene. We talked about her upcoming wedding, improv classes and just what makes Chicago a great city for improv. Read More
In addition to a recurring role in ABC’s Don’t Trust The B**ch in Apt 23, Eric Andre is the star and mastermind behind the bizarre The Eric Andre Show on [adult swim] which fellow comedian Hannibal Buress co-stars. The show is a wild, cable access-style gathering of weird, and we get the impression Andre wouldn’t want it any other way. We caught up with him at Just For Laughs Chicago to talk about his show and things… well they got a bit weird judging by the photo. Read More
For the fourth night in a row the Just For Laughs festival carried huge waves of positivity through Chicago. Powerhouse Aziz Ansari performed for a sold out crowd at the prestigious Chicago Theatre as Kelly Carlin told stories about her father at UP Comedy Club. At the TBS LOL Lounge Julian McCullough hosted the very funny lineup of new up and coming comedians.
THE NERD SHOW AT UP COMEDY CLUB
The Nerd Show. It isn’t the most attractive title yet it definitely attracted a house full of eager audience members and patrons. Host Pete Holmes delivered a night that resonated with the fellow geeks in the audience as he set the stage for Brian Posehn, Brent Weinbach, and Mike Lawrence. The humor delivered by comedians was smart and witty as their jokes revolved around Y2K, sexual tension in society and unscripted crowd interactions. Read More
The comedy coming from Just For Laughs festival in Chicago has been intense as Wednesday night was nothing less than remarkable.
Eric Andre opened for the powerful Amy Schumer as he created the initial energy inside the Park West Theatre. Eric started many of his jokes calm and collected which usually escalated into yells and sprints around stage. His liveliness was magnetic as the crowd released their laughs during the craziest parts of his routine. Read More