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As you probably already know, the Democratic National Committee got the crap hacked out of its emails. 20,000 emails were released by WikiLeaks, revealing some classic cronyism where certain fat cat donors were going to get rewarded with fancy positions and appointments in the Clinton administration and, of course, a buttload of disdain for Bernie Sanders (proving some of the unbearable Bernie Bro conspiracy theories of a rigged primary kinda true).
By Zachary Theodore Clemmins-Rouche, Activist, Social Critic, Gamer, Internet Personality, Frequent YouTube Commenter, Gentleman. Here we go again…
Dear Esteemed FLOTUS Michelle Obama, Esq.,. I watched your speech last night at the DNC, and I can safely say I’m pretty sure we would be the best of friends.
So, what’s The Second City?
The Second City has been bringing the funny for over 50 years, but here’s the short version.
We began as a small comedy theater, and have grown to become today’s leading brand in improv-based sketch comedy. With a variety of theaters, training centers and full-time, touring ensembles, you can find us all over the world.
We’ve also taken improv off the stage, expanding our business to include collaborations with corporate clients, and television and film productions.
And we have more than a handful of successful Second City alum that we aren’t too modest to mention, like Tina Fey, Chris Farley, Bill Murray, and Keegan-Michael Key.
Hungry? Thirsty? Come see us in 1959
The Second City kicks off another glorious summer with the return of “The Second City’s Neighborhood Tour”.
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“Enjoy an evening of hilarious relationship comedy” – The Torch
Afro-Futurism is the future of comedy. The vanguard of Chicago’s hippest African-American talent deliver the street satire and cultural cosmologies of a city on the brink.
Come play with us!
UP Comedy Club presents: The Second City’s Fast, Loud & Funny!
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See Chicago’s finest improvisers
Back by popular demand!