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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
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Why Isn’t Everyone a Zombie Already?

Warning: This contains spoilers. No one knows how or why The Walking Dead‘s apocalyptic zombie virus plague first struck Atlanta (except for the weird Army scientist who looks like Judah Friedlander in Zoolander). However, as we prepare for Sunday’s Season [more]

March 27, 2014 By: Tim Ottolin, Comedy, Words
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8 Things to Overlook About Spring

You guys, we did it! We survived the Winter of 2014. Remember when we were all trapped in our houses during Polar Vortex I & II? Remember how March happened, and we were all like, there’s no possible way that [more]

March 26, 2014 By: Julie Marchiano, Comedy, Words
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Stand-Up Skills to Land the Job

Stand-up comedians work tirelessly to perfect a solid set that’ll leave people hysterically laughing and club owners paying attention. Help yourself nail your next interview and put some green in your pocket by applying 3 easy tricks that stand-ups have [more]

March 24, 2014 By: Andrew Thorp, Comedy, Words
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6 Things I Learned in The Second City Music Program

This past year in The Second City Training Center’s Music Program was one of the most challenging-yet-rewarding improv experiences of my life. There were times I felt like I could have given Liza Minnelli’s Sally Bowles a run for her [more]

March 21, 2014 By: Marie Maloney, Comedy, Words
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Undercover Spreadsheets Sex Data

Mobile technology has led to a breakthrough in the types of data your phone is able to gather. Using an iPhone’s gyroscope, for example, an app like Sleep Cycle can measure your sleeping patterns and wake you up after reaching your proper [more]

March 19, 2014 By: Greg Ott, Comedy, Pictures, Words
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Family-Friendly Improv Games for Road Trips

Spring Break vacations are a blast! The endless car rides there usually… aren’t. Whether you’re trekking to Disneyworld— or just to Ikea— keep your kids, your friends, or the hobos you picked up alongside the road entertained the whole way [more]

March 18, 2014 By: Andrew Thorp, Comedy, Words
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Where Should You Go for Spring Break?

College Spring Break season on is once again upon us! You could wait for James Franco to talk you into a neon-colored bikini crime, or you could choose to take life by the beach balls and plan the vacation of your dreams. Let us help [more]

March 14, 2014 By: C.J. Tuor, Comedy, Pictures, Words
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Pi Day Math for Motherfμↄk∑rs

  What up, fools? It’s yo boi, Archimedes. They re-animated me to come talk to y’all on Pi Day. Yo man, you know about circles?  You know how to find the area of that motherfucker? “Oh,” you say, “that’s not practical.” “Oh, [more]

March 14, 2014 By: Eric Schinzer, Comedy, Words
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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