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Sam Gordon puts together the perfect Combo
Local stand-up Sam Gordon gathers some of the best Chicago comedians every week for her variety show The Combo. The BYOB event at the North Center storefront Bughouse Theater features stand-up, improv, music, sketch comedy, and anything else that …
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Igudesman & Joo Mash Up Comedy, Classical, Riverdancing And Rock
Violinist Alexsey Igudesman and pianist Hyung-ki Joo's wacky mix of classical music with heavy metal music, dance and slapstick humor has gotten millions of hits on YouTube. Beginning Thursday, audiences in the U.S. will get a chance to see them live …
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Finally, the terrible truth about winter sex
Society's unanimous, illogical love for winter sex is a constant source of confusion among realists. The sound of the heater, the frigid hands and, of course, the 700 layers of winter wear all make for some terrible coitus. Thankfully, the sketch …
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An Aboriginal Comedy Show in Australia Finds a Mainstream Audience
“Black Comedy” is the first indigenous sketch show on Australian television in 30 years. The 1973 attempt, “Basically Black,” never made it out of pilot mode. But “Black Comedy” became an instant hit and just started its second season. Lui says the …
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