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Your New Year’s Resolution Is Wrong

  Calm down. I’m not attacking you; mine is, too. We’re all idiots. We’re all chasing something in hopes of what it will bring, and we probably won’t reach either of our goals. This is not a list. I’m not [more]

January 1, 2014 By: Andel Sudik, Comedy, Words

Holiday Season FAQs

‘Tis the season! To get sick, get angry, get uncomfortable… Basically, this time of year is a hotbed of “life traps.” I can personally guarantee that this advice will work for every single person who reads it for sure, definitely. [more]

December 20, 2013 By: Andel Sudik, Comedy, Words

Thanksgivukkah Holiday Mashups!

Thanksgivukkah (Thanksgiving + Hanukkah) is almost upon us. It may not be upon us again for 79,000 years, which got me thinking: Celebrating every holiday on different days is really inefficient. We could really spice things up by combining holidays [more]

November 21, 2013 By: Andel Sudik, Comedy, Words

How to Improvise with a Stranger (& Other Bizarre Situations)

Whether it’s at an audition, a workshop, a jam or a weird thrown-together shit-show in a bar somewhere at midnight, we, as improvisers, are constantly finding ourselves playing with strangers. Are you intimidated by playing with strangers? Try this perspective [more]

November 11, 2013 By: Andel Sudik, Comedy, Words

Why Judy Fabjance Kicks Ass

Judy Fabjance is a beloved member of The Second City community. Teacher, performer, friend, partner, mother– Judy is everything. She is also courageously battling Stage 4 breast cancer, which has recently spread to her brain… but will never touch her [more]

October 8, 2013 By: Andel Sudik, Comedy, Words

Draft Your Fantasy Improv League

Football season (and by default, Fantasy Football season) has begun, which means that those us that do not partake are once again gearing up for a full season of being annoyed by everyone we know. I hate it. But also, [more]

September 12, 2013 By: Andel Sudik, Comedy, Words

The (Real) 10 Funniest Cities in America

Editor’s Note: Yesterday, a real estate company called Movoto released a list of what they consider to be The 50 Funniest Cities in America. Chicago, birthplace of The Second City, was #2, while Tyler Perry’s Atlanta topped their list at [more]

August 21, 2013 By: Andel Sudik, Comedy

15 Signs the World is Ending

We’re closer than ever to The Apocalypse, and we have technology to thank for our impending doom. So while you’re sitting in a darkened theater live-tweeting Jobs– be warned…  The end is nigh, and here’s how I know: 1. You [more]

August 15, 2013 By: Andel Sudik, Comedy, Words

The Politics of Love

Where do you get off America, asking politicians not to get off? I’m sick and tired of politicians being oppressed for having too much love to give. Love, people. Love like, “All you need is love” and “Love is a [more]

August 1, 2013 By: Andel Sudik, Comedy, Words

15 Reminders for Every Improviser

  We all hit plateaus in improv. After you’ve been improvising for a while, you might not even realize you forgot some of the things that made improv magic for you to begin with. I teach improv– and while I [more]

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