Second City Network

Browsing the "By: Patrick Rowland" Category


If the Winter Olympics Were in Chicago…

#Sochi? #SoChicago. If we’re talking about the For Real 2014 Winter Olympics, here are the events Chicagoans would be competing in. Event: Cross-City Transit Armed with Ventra cards, athletes are tasked with getting from one point of the city to [more]

February 17, 2014 By: Patrick Rowland, Comedy, Words

When to Wear Blackface for Halloween

Julianne Hough dressing as “Crazy Eyes” from Orange is the New Black. Those jackholes from Facebook who dressed as Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman. These costume choices bring up an important question: When is it appropriate to wear blackface for Halloween? [more]

October 31, 2013 By: Patrick Rowland, Comedy, Words

What to Expect if You’re a Black Improviser

The improv community is a great community, but it’s dominated by skinny white guys, chubby white guys and white girls in Tina Fey glasses. With the success of Wayne Brady on Whose Line is it Anyway? and Key and Peele [more]

September 24, 2013 By: Patrick Rowland, Comedy, Words