Saturday, June 9, 2012

FREE tickets to Kevin Smith JFL Show!



As as most of you know (hopefully), there is this little event called the Just For Laughs Festival coming to town next week.... it's part of the largest international comedy festival in the world... yeah that festival. Well we got FREE tickets for it folks! Yep giving way 5 pairs of tickets to the "Evening with Kevin Smith" event which will be at the historic Chicago Theater downtown. Now if you don't know who Kevin Smith is and your a fan/student of comedy, then you need really need to do your freaking homework. Smith is a perfect example of making your own lane in the world of entertainment. He wrote, directed and produced his first movie "Clerks" on a shoestring budget, got famous from that and then basically made a career off of dick and fart jokes (among many other topics).

But seriously Smith is an all around talented writer, director, producer, actor and insane comic book nerd.  Smith will "host a Q&A where the audience is the catalyst to the hilarious and insightful look into the life of this independent spirit. Questions often lead the audience on a gut-busting ride for an evening not to be missed!"  Yep and we got FREE TICKETS!  First 5 people to respond with the names of five movies that Kevin smith has directed wins! (Hint: they're named in this article). Email your response to james@comedyofchicago.com

Check out the hilarious clip of Kevin Smith answering a question about a "documentary" he filmed with Prince that will never see the light of day (it's long but worth it).  Read his bio, then answer the freaking questions to win free tickets!!

"There's "prolific," and then there's Kevin Smith, who in addition to a storied film career and being a NY Times Best Selling Author and reality TV star, hosts the weekly, wildly popular podcast SModcast alongside buddy Scott Mosier. He has spent nearly 20 years as a writer/director making Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Cop Out, Red State, and a producing several other films, all receiving acclaim and praise. Plus, he's released three DVDs of Q&A sessions, and several cable specials, including the EPIX original Kevin Smith: Too Fat For 40. He's published two books full of essays and blog postings (Silent Bob Speaks and the best-selling My Boring-Ass Life), as well as Shooting the Shit with Kevin Smith - a collection of the best material from SModcast. One of the first filmmakers to venture into cyberspace, Smith has legions of fans who follow his podcasting and comic book-writing; and hey, maybe they even visit his comic book store Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash in Red Bank, New Jersey."

James Allen Kamp
Editor