Thursday, October 10, 2013

Chicago Comedians Tweet About The Government Shut Down

From the Daily Show and Colbert Report, all the way down to Pat Tomasulo at an open mic, comedy and news have always been connected. When a news story hits, Chicago comedians hop on Twitter and put their own comedic take on what’s happening in the world. Today, the U.S. Federal Government shut down. While that means that hundreds of thousands of people are out of work and the Panda Cam at the National Zoo is turned off, it also means we have a surplus of hilarious #shutdown tweets from Chicago’s finest. From the refreshingly honest Kellye Howard to whatever Drew Michael is always yelling about, we’ve combed the internet to find the best Chicago comic reactions. Let us know who we missed in the comments below

Contributing Writer
Matt Chiaramonte