Monday, May 22, 2017

Comedian Spotlight: Felonious Munk

Felonious Munk is a comedian/social commentator currently based in Chicago. His political activeness combined with his comedic story-telling style creates an atmosphere of not just laughter but also, mind opening conversations. He has been seen on The Nightly Show with Larry Wlimore on Comedy Central. He was the co-creator/writer/host of "Afrofuturism" and "Black Side of the Moon" for Second City in Chicago which got him nominated for a Helen Hayes award.

He has headlined comedy clubs at the top clubs in the country from Gotham in New York City to the Funny Bone in Va Beach. He's a regular at the Laugh Factory Chicago, Stand Up NY, The Stand, New York Comedy Club, and The Stand Room in New York.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Smile Bitch Training Camp

Do you, as a woman, have trouble or find it difficult to smile all the time? Do you feel like men are constantly begging you to smile? Are you drowning in the reality and forget that regardless of your personal issues you should always smile? Not a problem! There's a place for you to get better. Just sign up for the Smile Bitch Training Camp where they will teach you to smile until it hurts.

Written and produced by: Janelle James

Staff Editor - Ashley Lane

Thursday, May 18, 2017

This week at Zanies - April Macie

This week at Zanies Comedy Club is American comedian/writer/actress April Macie!

April was a finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” in 2006, has appeared on E! Entertainment, Sirius and XM Radio, “Access Hollywood”,” Talk Soup,” and HLN. April is a regular guest on the Howard Stern show, where in 2008 she was voted the “Funniest and Hottest” comedian in America. She has appeared on Showtime in the documentary, I Am Comic which premiered at the 2010 Slamdance Film Festival and in Snoop Dogg Presents The Bad Girls of Comedy which will be on Showtime later this year. Currently, she spends most of her time traveling as a headlining stand-up comedian.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Abi Sanchez on Hulu vs. Netflix

Local Chicago comic, Abi Sanchez, tells why he likes Netflix better then Hulu. When you have alot of free time, like most people, sometimes you can consume yourself in television. Netflix tends to be a little nicer and checks on you and some times Hulu gives no fucks.

Staff Editor - Ashley Lane

Monday, May 15, 2017

Comedy Spotlight: Kristen Toomey

Kristen Toomey is one of the hottest female comics in the Chicago scene. She is the first female member of Comedians You Should Know, a fave headliner at Laugh Factory and features at all the top clubs like Zanies, The Comedy Attic, and UP Comedy Club. On top of all this, Kristen and her best friend of 25 years, (Actor Danny Rhodes) host a weekly podcast called BUTTHURT for the Laugh Factory network. She's killing the game.

Staff Editor - Ashley Lane

Friday, May 12, 2017

Kyle Kinane - Dumb Conspiracy Theories

In Kyle Kinane's third comedy special "Loose in Chicago" he talks about some of things that he finds fucking absurd like conspiracy theories. He likes to invent conspiracy theories so pointless that no one would ever believe in them. From Trader Joe's parking lots to expiration dates on mayonnaise he's got his crazy beliefs.

Staff Editor - Ashley Lane 

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Aziz Ansari's awkward photo at Met Gala

Aziz Ansari talks with Jimmy Fallon, host of The Tonight Show, about his extremely awkward photo he took with Rihanna and Lupita Nyong'o at the Met Gala. Ansari explains how he ended up in such a strange a photo and how things have changed from his first time going up until this moment.

Staff Editor - Ashley Lane

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Calvin Evan's on Magic Johnson

As we all know the 90's was an interesting time with some of the best music for its decade. Calvin Evans, one of Chicago's best comedians, realized one day that he saw Magic Johnson in a video. Why the hell would he be in a music video...? He gives his take why.

Staff Editor - Ashley Lane