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Second City’s Spin on Record Store Day

April 18th is Record Store Day! To celebrate, The Second City thought we’d dust off some deep cuts to reveal the answer to this question: What’s the first album you ever bought with your own money? August and Everything After, [more]

April 17, 2014 By: Liz Kozak, Second City Favorites, Words

The Second City Network Talks to Lauren Ash

An alumnus of both the Toronto and Chicago Mainstages, Lauren Ash made a name for herself all over North America before being cast in ABC’s Super Fun Night (alongside Rebel Wilson). Lauren took a few moment to talk to SCN’s [more]

April 1, 2014 By: Liz Kozak, Interviews, Words

The Second City Network Talks to W. Kamau Bell

Adored for his razor-sharp brand of socio-”politicized” wit, W. Kamau Bell is one of the hottest names in comedy on the planet right now. Revving up to kick off his Oh, Everything! Tour tonight in Bloomington, Bell took time to tell [more]

March 12, 2014 By: Liz Kozak, Comedy, Interviews, Words

The Second City’s Ultimate Spring Break Mixtape

Second City’s American Mixtape opens this Thursday in the UP Comedy Club! To help kick off both the show and your Spring Break festivities, we asked everyone at The Second City to share their song picks for the ultimate Spring [more]

March 11, 2014 By: Liz Kozak, Comedy, Words

The Second City Network Talks to Brian Gallivan

As Oprah once said that Maya Angelou once said, “When you know better, you do better.” In our new ongoing series, The Second City Network looks forward to bringing you mostly-sage wisdom from some of our most outstanding alumni. Learn [more]

February 19, 2014 By: Liz Kozak, Comedy, Interviews, Words

13 Steps to Dining Out

Oh boy! It’s Restaurant Week in Chicago (which is actually 14 days long, so I guess they’re better at cooking than counting?), and you know what that means– prix fixe menus galore! So many options! If you’ve been dying to [more]

January 24, 2014 By: Liz Kozak, Comedy, Words

The Second City’s Ultimate New Year’s Eve Pick-Up Lines

New Year’s Eve is nearly here, and we at The Second City want to make sure that each and every one of you get kissed (at the very least) at midnight. Here are our ultimate pick-up lines. You’re welcome. Happy [more]

December 30, 2013 By: Liz Kozak, Comedy, Second City Favorites, Words

54 Things You Didn’t Know About The Second City

In honor of today being our 54th anniversary, we thought we’d share 54 things you didn’t know about The Second City– straight from the mouths of the people who work here. 1. It’s just as much a state of mind [more]

December 16, 2013 By: Liz Kozak, Comedy, Words

11 Ways to Find Love This Christmas…

  (…According to Holiday TV Movies) If people are giving you grief for skipping out on festive social plans in order to stay home and watch the quality programming offered this time of year on the ABC Family, Hallmark and [more]

December 5, 2013 By: Liz Kozak, Comedy, Words

Happy Thanksgiving from The Second City

What is The Second City family most thankful for this year? “I am thankful for Spanx. At Thanksgiving… and year-round. You could call me Spanxful.” –Julie Marchiano, Training Center HouseCo Ensemble Member “I’m thankful to work where you’re pretty much [more]

November 27, 2013 By: Liz Kozak, Comedy, Words