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Comedian Ted Alexandro talks "Teacher's Lounge", Occupy and more

Comedian Ted Alexandro talks "Teacher's Lounge", Occupy and more
After 20 years in the business, Ted Alexandro has long been enjoying the view from the top of stand up comedy. Alexandro has a plethora of impressive television credits that include Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live, the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, two half-hour Comedy Central specials, and multiple appearances on the Late Show with... Read more »

Jim Jefferies exclusive interview - "Legit" movie?

Jim Jefferies exclusive interview - "Legit" movie?
Wednesday night, fans of FX’s recently cancelled Legit were overjoyed to see comedian Jim Jefferies take to Facebook and Twitter regarding the possibility of a Legit movie. Jefferies wrote: I’m interested in making a “legit” movie to wrap everything up. But I need to find some money. Jefferies will be performing at the Vic theater in Chicago... Read more »

Billy Bob Thornton talks Fargo and Technology in film & tv

Billy Bob Thornton talks Fargo and Technology in film & tv
Don’t worry, **NO FARGO FINALE SPOILERS HERE** There’s no doubt that FX’s Fargo has been a smash hit. The television show greatly succeeded in capturing the same quirky and unique nuances of the North Dakota town the way the film did. And don’ t cha know, just like the film, the quirkiness is perfectly offset with... Read more »
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C2E2 Photos 2014's best costumes

As always, many fantastic and unique costumes made for a plethora of quality C2E2 photos so far this year. Many made it in the above photo gallery, but here are some of my favorites that stood out in my mind: Sharknado – A simple, but quality take on the modern day Casablanca. Spawn – Big and... Read more »

Comedian Hari Kondabolu Performing in Chicago

Comedian Hari Kondabolu Performing in Chicago
Hari Kondabolu, an immigrant rights organizer turned comedian, will be performing in Chicago Friday, April 4th at Lincoln Hall. Hari fearlessly discusses such taboo subjects as race in his act and is driven by his idea of justice derived through his work with immigrants. Kondabolu has appeared on such television shows as Jimmy Kimmel Live and Conan.... Read more »

Heartbeat of Home finds a home in Chicago

Heartbeat of Home made its US premiere to a packed house at the Oriental Theatre in Chicago Wednesday night. After a captivating opening night performance, it’s clear Heartbeat of Home has found a very welcoming home in Chicago. From the producers of Riverdance, Heartbeat of Home evolves traditional Irish dancing to the next level. Through... Read more »
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Comedian Bill Burr's Hilarious Olympic Hockey Rant

Comedian Bill Burr's Hilarious Olympic Hockey Rant
Tuesday morning on Sirius XM’s the Opie and Anthony show, comedian Bill Burr let loose with a deluxe rant when asked about the Olympics. Although there’s been some exciting moments so far with men’s ice hockey in Sochi (especially Russia vs USA), Burr had some solid points regarding trendy, spur of the moment hockey fans. The people who... Read more »

Jay Washington: from slamming folks to slanging jokes

Jay Washington: from slamming folks to slanging jokes
Jay Washington is a Chicago comedian and radio personality. What separates Jay from other comics is the interesting leap he made from pro wrestling to comedy, as well as his determination. This Sunday (Feb. 9th) you can see his show “Laughing Insanity” at the Laugh Factory Chicago at 8:00 pm. You can also hear his... Read more »

Caceres shines, Thomson calls it quits? UFC on Fox 10 Recap

Caceres shines, Thomson calls it quits? UFC on Fox 10 Recap
Saturday night, the UFC made the United Center its home in Chicago for the night. Fans were treated to a very memorable fight between Alex “Bruce Leeroy” Caceres and Sergio Pettis, younger brother of current Lightweight champ Anthony Pettis. It was a solid, standing back and forth striking battle. Pettis definitely dictated the pace of... Read more »
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UFC Chicago Media Day Highlights

UFC Chicago Media Day Highlights
Chicago Bears rookie Jordan Mills was front and center to do a pre-faceoff with UFC Chicago main event Lightweights Josh Thomson and Benson Henderson Thursday at the United Center. Mills admitted to being a huge UFC fan and couldn’t help but chuckle during the fearsome faceoff. Dana White later arrived for the offical Media Day... Read more »