Jay Leno's stale set at Rosemont Theatre still has Bill Clinton jokes
Did you hear the one? Jay Leno is touring with a 90-minute set of lame jokes that are a decade out of date.
Norm Macdonald knows how this comedy thing is supposed to work
Review: Comedian Norm Macdonald at The Vic in Chicago tells long, droll stories with pauses and turns and perhaps a really funny joke at the end.
Danny Pudi voices a Smurf, in a film his young twins can see
Without quesiton Chicago native Danny Pudi points to his hometown, plus his unusual Indian-Polish heritiage as formative influences on his career.
Comedy Central plans weekly Trump spoof; Chicagoan to play Pence
Instead of reaching out to an unknown to follow "The Daily Show," Comedy Central is going straight to the top.
'The Boss Baby' offers continuous laughs for both young and old
This delightful, silly animated romp makes for a really fun time in the theater.
Star sightings: Jon Bon Jovi, Joey McIntyre, Daya
SEEN ON THE SCENE: Fans of Jon Bon Jovi got a kick out of seeing the rock star dining at Jake Melnick's Corner Tap
Comedian Katt Williams has no interest in traveling light
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'CHIPS' movie goes hog wild with raunch, cheap humor
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Chicago stage skills pay off for Suzy Nakamura on 'Dr. Ken'
Suzy Nakamura remembers when she fell in love with theater — a Chicago experience that was key to her desire to become an actress.
Struggling Comedian Mike Huckabee Makes Jokes On Twitter, It Doesn't Go Well
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Twitter Imagines #WhiteHousePleaseHoldSong When Calling President Trump
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Patton Oswalt says he'll share deep heartache at Chicago shows
Patton Oswalt posted on Facebook that he will reveal painful details about his wife's death, in his upcoming Chicago shows, being taped for TV special
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Twitter Is Buzzing With Donald Trump 'Space Alien' Rumors
Trump’s erratic behavior and strange tweets feed into the rumors.
5 Temp Jobs For Tomi Lahren
You know what they say: “All close-minded things must come to an end.” Or, wait, is it, “Don’t cry because it’s over, be a more tolerant country because ...
Michael Pena got to hone his motorcycle-riding skills in 'CHIPS'
Chicagoan Michael Pena admitted his motorcyle racing skills were much improved — thanks to co-starring in the new "CHIPS" film.
Here’s A Toad In A Top Hat And Monocle Because, Y'Know, Why Not?
He is ribbit-ing.
Why This Weird Trump-Crashing Zebra Is Showing Up Everywhere
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Kate McKinnon's Sessions Gets Oily With 'Al Franken' On 'SNL'
Ersatz attorney general oozes charm to win over senator on "Weekend Update."
Joe Biden Loves This Obama-Biden Bromance Meme The Best
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7 Career Lessons We Can Learn From Serial Killer Charles Manson
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Jesus At Trump Tower: The Father Of Lies Award
Jesus came to visit Donald Trump, just as the controversy surrounding Trump’s claim that Obama had tapped his phone was at its highest level.
Making 'Shrink' here a 'dream come true' for comic from Joliet
Joliet native and Second City alum Tim Baltz came back to Chicago to film "Shrink," the new Seeso series that is launching on the NBC platform.
Chicago's Sherri Shepherd there to emote disorders on new sitcom
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Patton Oswalt headlines Onion comedy fest in Chicago this summer
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Kathy Griffin spins seamlessly between Trump, the Kardashians
Kathy Griffin brings her “Celebrity Run-In” tour to the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, dishing on Trump, the Kardashians and Trump.
Review: Chris D'Elia finds it absurd that he's an adult
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Louie Anderson's take on hang-ups? Not so bad
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Review: It's got to be hats off to Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy
Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy in the "We've Been Thinking Tour" at the Rosemont Theatre: A few duds and some really funny stuff.
In Second City e.t.c.'s 'Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno,' the laughs take the long view
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Chris Tucker's talent only counts for so much at the Chicago Theatre
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All funny, no ugly is the forecast for Sketchfest 2017
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Our winter Top-10 for stand-up comedy in the Chicago area: Is your kind of comedy Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy? Janeane Garofalo or Chris Tucker? Read on.
A sour Jerry Seinfeld goes over the same old complaints at the Chicago Theatre
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The thing comedian Marc Maron can't escape? Himself
Comedian Mark Maron has been touring the country doing this exercise in introspection for the better part of the past 30 years.
Unapologetically Amy Schumer at UIC Pavilion
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