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“Don’t Be Offended…” A List of Roundabout, Passive-Aggressive Insults

  1. You know it’s funny, but I can never tell if you’re pregnant or not. 2. Think of it this way: every group picture needs someone to stand behind everyone else. 3. Sure, a lot of guys wear bras. [more]

April 18, 2013 By: Eileen Montelione, Comedy, Words

Boston, I Love You

I do not consider myself to be a great American. I am not especially patriotic. But I will always be a son of the Great State of Massachusetts. Boston, I love you and I hate that this is why eyes [more]

April 17, 2013 By: TJ Jagodowski, Comedy, Words

McDonalds Fish McBites Review: Heat Lamp Hot Episode 1

Michael and John keep up with the hashtag hottest trend in fast food, miniature food, with McDonalds new Fish McBites. (limited time only). Also, find out what Michael and John’s fantasy secret menu items are. [more]

April 17, 2013 Comedy, Heat Lamp Hot, Popular, Series, Video
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The Best in Mainstream Comedy

Mainstream Comedy gets a bad rep. There’s an attitude that mainstream comedy is always less inventive, less satirical, and less poignant than what’s just beneath the surface. In this ongoing series I’m going to explore – mainstream, underground, and classic [more]

April 16, 2013 By: Billy Bungeroth, Comedy, Words

Three Little Pigs in Therapy : Shrinkage Episode 1

The Three Little Pigs have their hands full with the Big Bad Wolf, but their family problems are getting in the way of their safety. Dr. Fiction sits down with all three pigs to work out what’s stressing these brothers [more]

April 8, 2013 Comedy, Popular, Series, Shrinkage, Video

In Defense of Dating an Improviser

In a recent article for the Second City Network, Liz Lekas Kozak outlined what you need to know about dating male improvisers.  As a male improviser myself, I found many of the details both untrue and unfair. Here’s my rebuttal. [more]

March 28, 2013 By: Michael Lehrer, Comedy, Words

“Flip Flop” Second City Shorts Winner 3/13

Each month Second City hosts a short film festival where contestants are challenged to create a video based on a suggestion from the previous month’s event. This month’s suggestion was: The video needed to explain “why flip flops are a [more]

March 28, 2013 Comedy, Series, Shorts, Video


In this world of ever-changing social norms and political correctness it can be hard to keep track of what you personally find offensive. But with this handy guide you can take all the time wasted thinking about whether or not [more]

March 26, 2013 By: Andel Sudik, Comedy, Words

Team Starkid on No Jacket Required

This episode Chris interviews internet sensation Team Starkid. Follow them @TeamStarKid and visit their site [more]

March 21, 2013 Comedy, No Jacket Required, Popular, Series, Video

What to Expect When You’re Dating an Improviser

When I finally decided to stop dating guys in bands because I couldn’t take all the drama, I turned to Improv Boyfriends. Curious about the genre? Here’s what you need to know. They’re Not Hot Tall, dark and handsome. Tall, [more]

March 19, 2013 By: Liz Kozak, Comedy, Words