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Second City’s All-Time Favorite Chicago Movies

Emanuel? Emanuel? Emanuel? Mayor Rahm declared that today’s Blackhawks celebration would give everyone in the city a chance to “feel like ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’.” In honor of the unofficial official holiday, we asked our Second City family to share [more]

June 28, 2013 By: Liz Kozak, Comedy, Second City Favorites, Words

Why I Miss the Old Angie & Brad

  Lots of times, actors call acting “brave.” That is so insulting to firefighters and lobstermen. Angelina Jolie’s truly brave choice and her longtime love Brad Pitt’s boundless support is no joke. And yet… truth? I really, really miss the [more]

May 21, 2013 By: Liz Kozak, Comedy, Words
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Where to Shop Instead of Mean Old Abercrombie & Fitch

Something unsavory’s been creeping across our news feeds lately: a bunch of anti-ugly-and-fat-people comments made by Abercrombie & Fitch CEO of Nightmares, Mike Jeffries. He’s quoted as saying the following:               “Candidly, we go after the cool kids. We [more]

May 9, 2013 By: Liz Kozak, Comedy, Words
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4 Girls Not Going to Take Your Child to Work Day

Today, daughters (and sons) across America are dressing up in tiny business suits–complete with white Reeboks– to commute with their moms and dads to go to work. And some girls are just gonna take a raincheck. Here’s who is opting [more]

April 25, 2013 By: Liz Kozak, Comedy, Words

Dear Justin Bieber: From the Diary of Anne Frank

Dear Justin, I’m hurt. Like, emotionally. While I think it’s super-amazing that you, one of the most cherished young people in history, took time out your busy day to swing by my house, I am writing to you about the [more]

April 17, 2013 By: Liz Kozak, Words
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5 Secrets to a Miserable Marriage

Let’s review. You learned the ins and outs of dating an improviser. Now you’ve settled down into married life, and you want to know what the key is to making it last a lifetime. Sorry. But here are five secrets [more]

April 12, 2013 By: Liz Kozak, Words
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Thereʼs been plenty of advice offered up on this site for the Under-30 set. Die now, live later, you say? That might be all fine and dandy, but what about the rest of us? Those sad saps who were born [more]

April 5, 2013 By: Liz Kozak, Words

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

The 8 Types of Work Husbands, As Described By a Stay-at-Home-Mom

One of the much-debated perks (or perils) of having a career outside the home is the phenomenon known as having a Work Husband. When I quit my job to stay home with my baby, I gave up the god-given right [more]

February 22, 2013 By: Liz Kozak, Words

True Celebrity Valentines


February 14, 2013 By: Liz Kozak, Words