Tag: DirectTV

Chicago Improv Year in Review!

It’s been a banner year for improvisation in Chicago. Here’s just some of the highlights (in no particular order):

Selling the Dead

Does a DirectTV ad honor or disturb Chris Farley’s memory? Using deceased celebrities in commercials is nothing new, but the last two DirectTV ads are using people who died under particularly sad circumstances.  This ad uses Heather O’Rourke from the Poltergeist movies, who died at 12 years of age due to intestinal stenosis.    When... Read more »