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  • Part One of Mega-Mentalist Sidney Friedman’s World Series Prediction!

    19th annual HALLOWEEN MIND SHIVERS Starring mega-mentalist Sidney Friedman October 28th – Oct 31 Davenport’s Cabaret Room 1383 N Milwaukee Ave 773-278-1830

  • What Makes Robin, Larry and Legendary Bill Kurtis Cry?

    Crybabies @ Apollo Theater  Chicago Saturday, October 7 @ 8PM 2nd annual Chicago Podcast Festival, Monday, October 2 – Sunday, October 8. 30 live podcasts in 1 week With 3 national podcasts (Crybabies; improv4humans with Matt Besser; Up And Vanished) And 27 local / Chicago podcasts (including The Feed with Rick Bayless; and 6 WGN podcasts) Crybabies special guests: Bill Kurtis, Tim Meadows, and The Lawrence Peters Outfit. Bill will be a special guest on the live Crybabies podcast, […]

  • Richard Lewis Talks Hugh Hefner, ‘Curb,’ Larry David & Zanies!

    9th season of HBO’s CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM Premieres on Sunday, October 1st and “Tracks Of My Fears” Tour at Zanies in Chicago January 17th – 20th, 2018 Curb Your Enthusiasm stars ‘Seinfeld’ co-creator Larry David as himself in an unsparing but tongue-in-cheek depiction of his life. Shot in a verite style and featuring celebrities playing themselves, the episodes are improvised by the actors from an outline created by David. The series also stars Cheryl Hines as David’s wife Cheryl, […]

  • WGN Morning News House Band Performs a German Song for Oktoberfest!

    I’m the guest emcee for Lynfred Winery’s Annual Oktoberfest this Saturday and Sunday in Roselle. I’ll be on stage for the adult grape stomp and the adult couples grape stomp. I’ve been doing this for the last couple of years and I always try to promote the event by demonstrating some of the fun events that take place this weekend.  I’ve featured grape stomping, grape spitting and traditional German dancing. This year, I asked Paul Konrad if he’d help sing […]

  • Show and Tell: Things That Make Us Cry!

    Our very own Cortney Hall, newswriter Bill Kissinger and producer Jeff Hoover join Mike Toomey’s Show and Tell segment. They didn’t bring something from home to show and talk about today. This one is a very special one because Cortney, Bill and Jeff are sharing things that they saw on TV that made them cry. It’s funny to look back at things that at one point in our lives made us well up in tears. Some of them still do […]

  • Captain Long John Johnny Johnson Joins Paul to Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day!

    International Talk Like A Pirate Day was started in 2002 and it’s still going strong in 2017. Friends John Baur and Mark Summers came up with idea when they started using pirate slang during a racquetball game. And why did they choose Sept. 19? Because it’s Summers’ ex-wife’s birthday. The pair claim that talking like a pirate adds “zest” and “swagger” to your conversations and this justifies the need for an entire day for it. Captain Log John Johnny Johnson joined […]

  • Larry and Paul explain joke to Robin after ‘And Now For Something Completely Hoover’ segment

    In this addition of `And Now For Something Completely Hoover`…

  • SNL, Second City, Police Academy’s Tim Kazurinsky Roasts George Wendt !

    September 9th @ 7PM Second City 1616 N. Wells 312-664-4032 The Second City is excited to announce more big names to the star-studded roster of “I Can’t Believe They Wendt There: The Roast of George Wendt.” Alongside George Wendt, Roastmaster Jason Sudeikis, and previously announced Roasters Bob Odenkirk, Betty Thomas, and David Koechner will be Keegan-Michael Key (Key & Peele), Jeff Tweedy (Grammy-winning Wilco frontman), Tim Kazurinsky (SNL), Julia Sweeney (SNL), and David Rasche (Veep). Tim Kazurinsky is an American […]

  • Actor/Writer David Dastmalchian’s Return to Chicago Theater, TV, Movies & More!

    Collaboraction 2017 PEACEBOOK Festival Oct. 5-7 at Hamilton Park, Englewood – featuring Thread by David Dastmalchian and Aisha June Oct. 19-21 at Kelvyn Park, Hermosa Nov. 2-4 at LaFollette Park, Austin Free, but reservations recommended (312) 226-9633 David’s feature film debut was as the Joker’s deranged henchman, Thomas Schiff, in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight.  His portrayal of the troubled Bob Taylor in Denis Villeneuve’s Prisoners has gained critical attention, as well as his award-winning turn in Animals. He appeared in Michel Franco’s Chronic (Winner Best Screenplay, Cannes ’15). He returned to the comic-film […]

  • Camilla Cleese Stars in Sketch Show Written By Members of Monty Python!

    After 50 years of preparation, rare sketches from one of British television’s silliest shows are being presented in America for the very first time for two weeks only. “At Last the 1948 Show—Live” is written by John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Tim Brooke-Taylor and Marty Feldman, and the cast is headed by Camilla Cleese with Isabeau Dornevil, Iris Kohler, Lauren Lonergan, Kristen Lundberg, Lauren Pizzi,  Kim “Howard” Johnson, Michael McCarthy, and Bill Russell. “At Last the 1948 Show” aired on British […]