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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
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How to Survive as a Working Improviser (Tips from an Anonymous Second City Actor)

 I’m a true blooded American who believes in God and the Sun. One of them put me here for a reason. To Act. Supple. Mental. Income. If you’re like me, you’ve traveled the world working for Second City, but blew [more]

March 1, 2013 By: Michael Lehrer, Words
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Office supply “stores” combine forces to battle Internet

Michael Lehrer works at The Second City e.t.c. and iO Chicago.   Past work includes: Paid Programming (New York Television Festival), Andy Kaufman Award (2010 Semi-Finalist) Big Ten Network (Co-Host), Chicago Tribune, Chicago Underground Comedy, and the TBS Just for Laughs. michaellehreronline.com [more]

February 20, 2013 By: Michael Lehrer, Words
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The Truth About The Pope’s Resignation

Here’s what the world is speculating… Considers traditional pope garbs a “Fashion Emergency.” Popemobile smells like Doritos Locos Tacos. Backlash after (act of being) “Punk’d” added to list of sins. Vatican City too much of a Sausage Fest. Can do [more]

February 13, 2013 By: Michael Lehrer, Comedy, Words
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Despite billions spent in research and development, consumers continue to show little interest in the Electric Car.

Michael Lehrer works at The Second City e.t.c. and iO Chicago.   Past work includes: Paid Programming (New York Television Festival), Andy Kaufman Award (2010 Semi-Finalist) Big Ten Network (Co-Host), Chicago Tribune, Chicago Underground Comedy, and the TBS Just for Laughs. michaellehreronline.com [more]

February 11, 2013 By: Michael Lehrer, Comedy, Pictures, Words
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Stat-Magician: Obama Taps John Kerry For Secretary of State

Michael Lehrer works at The Second City e.t.c. and iO Chicago.   Past work includes: Paid Programming (New York Television Festival), Andy Kaufman Award (2010 Semi-Finalist) Big Ten Network (Co-Host), Chicago Tribune, Chicago Underground Comedy, and the TBS Just for Laughs. michaellehreronline.com [more]

January 7, 2013 By: Michael Lehrer, Pictures, Words
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Stat-Magician: Why Do You Own A Gun?

Michael Lehrer works at The Second City e.t.c. and iO Chicago.   Past work includes: Paid Programming (New York Television Festival), Andy Kaufman Award (2010 Semi-Finalist) Big Ten Network (Co-Host), Chicago Tribune, Chicago Underground Comedy, and the TBS Just for Laughs. michaellehreronline.com [more]

January 4, 2013 By: Michael Lehrer, Pictures, Words