Monday, August 21, 2017

Neil deGrasse on Solar Eclipse

Soon all of North America will witness a total solar eclipse for the first time in 99 years. There's still a little time to buy your glasses to witness this amazing event. If you want an "unique" way of watching this, Neil deGrasse Tyson (Kenan Thompson) provides his tips on how to fully enjoy the impending solar eclipse.

Staff Editor - Ashley Lane

Friday, August 18, 2017

Emo Philips at Zanies LIVE

Don't miss out this weekend to see the legendary comedian that Jay Leno himself described as “the best joke writer in America”.

Emo Philips credentials are off the charts with award-winning comedy albums, multiple cable specials including on HBO. He has made many appearances on television, as well as in America and the UK. He's made appearances in films, voiced a few animated TV shows, but he stand up is where his heart is.

Check out his last few shows at Zanie's this weekend

Showtimes & Location:

Zanie's Chicago
WED Aug 16th 8:30pm 
THU Aug 17th 8:30pm 

Zanie's Rosemont
FRI Aug 18th 8:00pm
FRI Aug 18th 10:30pm

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Comedy Central: The Jim Jefferies Show

Comedy Central has started a new late night show, "The Jim Jefferies Show. He gives his take on current affairs and political issues. His inquisitive views mix with his Australian accent is hilarious with perfect amount controversy. Check out his latest episode as he talks about the white supremacist violence that recently happened in Charlottesville, as well as the president's slow response on the event.

Staff Editor - Ashley Lane

Monday, August 14, 2017

Laugh Factory Takeover at Wrigley Field

Enjoy a FREE show at the park next week in Wrigley Field Sunday, August 27 from 3pm to 5pm. The amazing comedy team of Paul Farahvar (host) and producers Andrew Sitter and Ross Kelly of Laugh Factory Chicago's weekly showcase DRINK DATE LAUGH will be performing their show at the park. Their show finds humor in relationship and dating stories. Audience members have the chance to win prizes and participate in talking about their personal horror stories. 

Afterwards, there will be a live performance by Curt Cohiba and Jackpot the Umbrella Band featuring professional musicians from some of the top bands in the Chicago area merging together to create sweet melodies including, Curt Cohiba (lead vocal), Pb (bassist & drummer), Lex Miller (acoustic guitarist), Jack “Juice” (electric/acoustic guitar), Chops (bass/electric guitar), Max (bass instruments/piano). This amazing crew  gives a performance that is worthwhile. 
For more info click here or call Laugh Factory Chicago at 773-327-3175.

Friday, August 11, 2017

What's Popping at Zanie's This Weekend

Zanie's Comedy Club has a lot going on this weekend that you do not want to miss. Catch their jam packed shows with the best comedians around. Coming to the stage this weekend are comedians Chris DiStefano, Pete Lee and Mike Siegel. Check out each of their showtimes.

Chris DiStefano, at the moment, you can catch him IFC’s comedy series Benders and MTV2’s Guy Code and MTV’s Girl Code. 

Showtimes & Location:

Zanie's Chicago
THU Aug 10th 8:30pm 
FRI Aug 11th 8:30pm 
FRI Aug 11th 10:30pm 

Zanie's Rosemont
SAT Aug 12th 7:00pm
SAT Aug 12th 9:30pm

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

The Daily Show w/ Trevor Noah: Racism Against White People

Jeff Sessions has recently made it is cause to help fight the discrimination that has been happening against white people. Yeah, you read that right.... Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show talks with correspondents, Jordan Klepper and Roy Wood Jr. to see how big of an issue this actually is or if it really even exist.

Staff Editor - Ashley Lane 

Monday, August 7, 2017

SNL Weekend Update: Aunt Jemima Recall

Check out this hilarious sketch with comedians Michael Che and Colin Jost as they play anchors on SNL's Weekend Update. They discuss the big topics in weekly news. This week includes Aunt Jemima recall of many breakfast products due to listeria. Cathy Anne played by Cecily Strong, stops in to weigh in on President Trump's most recent firings.

Staff Editor - Ashley Lane

Friday, August 4, 2017

Eric Andre DEMOLIZES Art Gallery

Eric Andre is one of the strangest comedians out there. He's created his own style of comedy mixed with homemade pranks. If you ever see him you know shit is about to go down. Watch as his completely destroys this art gallery in 30secs.

Staff Editor - Ashley Lane