Posts tagged "Jimmy Pardo"

The Conan Writers at the Laugh Factory - Review & Photos

Conan writer & host of the show Deon Cole
Tuesday night, TBS Just for Laughs Chicago launched the festival with a home run by presenting “The Conan Writers Live at the Laugh Factory.” The show was hosted by Chicago native and Conan writer Deon Cole. Other writers and Conan staffers on the show included Brian Kiley, Laurie Kilmartin, Andres du Bouchet, Josh Comers, Todd Levin,... Read more »

Just for Laughs Chicago 2012's Must See Shows

Just for Laughs Chicago 2012's Must See Shows
TBS’ Just for Laughs comedy festival hits Chicago on Tuesday. This means it’s once again one of the most entertaining and enjoyable times of the year in the Windy City. This year Conan is taping shows at the Chicago Theatre throughout the week, but if you missed out on tickets for the shows there is... Read more »

Exclusive interview with comedian Scott Long

If you’re a football fan, you’ve probably seen Fox NFL Sunday’s pregame show, and you’ve most likely seen the Frank’s Picks segment where comedian Frank Caliendo has impersonated people from John Madden to President George W. Bush.  If you’ve been left in hysterics watching these sketches, you should be aware of all the talent that... Read more »

More Comedy at the Congress

File this under “Tooting your own horn.” When I became the Comedy Talent Coordinator for the Congress Theater back in late September, I knew it was an incredible opportunity and I was also very mindful of the challenges that would arise in booking monthly Comedy shows at a venue that has only had a few... Read more »

Comedy at the Congress

The new Comedy shows at the Congress Theater have been very exciting and there is certainly more where that came from. Since this new batch of Comedy at the Congress Theater started on Thursday October 28th,  there have been big lineups and of course, bigger crowds.  On October 28th the Congress  Theater started having a... Read more »