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Casual Sports Fans FAQs

As you rip up your non-billion dollar-winning brackets in preparation for this weekend’s Final Four showdown, your mind will most likely shift towards April and… baseball. Or it will… until May or June, by when we’ve all gone to a [more]

April 2, 2014 By: Sam Roos, Comedy, Words

Why Isn’t Everyone a Zombie Already?

Warning: This contains spoilers. No one knows how or why The Walking Dead‘s apocalyptic zombie virus plague first struck Atlanta (except for the weird Army scientist who looks like Judah Friedlander in Zoolander). However, as we prepare for Sunday’s Season [more]

March 27, 2014 By: Tim Ottolin, Comedy, Words

Like You’d Treat You

We treat you like you’d ACTUALLY treat you. “The Purchase”  Featuring: Michael Lehrer “The Live Person”  Featuring: Blair Beeken Written by: Liz Kozak Directed and Produced by: Jeph Porter DP: Corey Powers Location Sound: Jason Culver Hair/Makeup: Chloe Hector Special [more]

March 27, 2014 Comedy, Sketch, Video

8 Things to Overlook About Spring

You guys, we did it! We survived the Winter of 2014. Remember when we were all trapped in our houses during Polar Vortex I & II? Remember how March happened, and we were all like, there’s no possible way that [more]

March 26, 2014 By: Julie Marchiano, Comedy, Words

Stand-Up Skills to Land the Job

Stand-up comedians work tirelessly to perfect a solid set that’ll leave people hysterically laughing and club owners paying attention. Help yourself nail your next interview and put some green in your pocket by applying 3 easy tricks that stand-ups have [more]

March 24, 2014 By: Andrew Thorp, Comedy, Words

6 Things I Learned in The Second City Music Program

This past year in The Second City Training Center’s Music Program was one of the most challenging-yet-rewarding improv experiences of my life. There were times I felt like I could have given Liza Minnelli’s Sally Bowles a run for her [more]

March 21, 2014 By: Marie Maloney, Comedy, Words

Undercover Spreadsheets Sex Data

Mobile technology has led to a breakthrough in the types of data your phone is able to gather. Using an iPhone’s gyroscope, for example, an app like Sleep Cycle can measure your sleeping patterns and wake you up after reaching your proper [more]

March 19, 2014 By: Greg Ott, Comedy, Pictures, Words

Family-Friendly Improv Games for Road Trips

Spring Break vacations are a blast! The endless car rides there usually… aren’t. Whether you’re trekking to Disneyworld— or just to Ikea— keep your kids, your friends, or the hobos you picked up alongside the road entertained the whole way [more]

March 18, 2014 By: Andrew Thorp, Comedy, Words

The Second City Remembers Fred Kaz

Our long-time dear friend and Musical Director, Fred Kaz, passed away early last week, and we wanted to share with you our brief tribute to his time with us at The Second City. [more]

March 17, 2014 Comedy

Where Should You Go for Spring Break?

College Spring Break season on is once again upon us! You could wait for James Franco to talk you into a neon-colored bikini crime, or you could choose to take life by the beach balls and plan the vacation of your dreams. Let us help [more]

March 14, 2014 By: C.J. Tuor, Comedy, Pictures, Words