Bonding over Biscuits

"You're just too good to be true. Can't take my eyes off of you. You'd be like heaven to touch. I wanna hold you so much..." Every time I hear these lyrics by Frankie Valli, I'm instantly transported back to 1987. A dorky, 4 year old in velcro Transformer’s sneakers creeping to my Nana's kitchen table, eagerly awaiting a taste of her homemade lasagna or freshly baked biscotti.

Laugh Until You Cry With The Second Citys 100th Revue

You know when you laugh so hard you cry or when something’s so funny that your cheeks start to hurt from smiling so much? Well that was me on Thursday…along with the other 300 people that filled the seats of the Main Stage at Second City to see the 100th Revue. If you’re unfamiliar, The Second City specializes in sketch comedy and improv and has been entertaining audiences for more than 50 years!

Improvised Musical Showcase at Chicago’s iO this Friday!

Pick a topic - any topic. Now, with a group of your friends, create a comedy sketch and a song to go with it. You have 1 minute. GO. Not the easiest task. It takes a special person with talent to accomplish such a goal... and have it be funny. Living in the city of Chicago, we have our pick of comedy troupes and clubs. We even have entire organizations dedicated to the craft, such as Second City and iO. With such a great pool of individuals out there willing to share their passion with audiences, don’t you think we deserve to laugh at them and with them?

Come to my 1st night on stage at Chicago’s infamous iO Improv Olympic!

Ever try something that you never thought you could do? This Monday night, I'm jumping on the infamous improv olympic (iO) stage where people I have loved like Chris Farley, Tina Fey, Mike Myers, Jack McBrayer, Rachel Dratch, Tim Meadows, Amy Poehler, Seth Meyers.. Just to name a few, all got their start! Ya, I'm kind of freaking out- not gonna to lie.. Want to come see it?!?!
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Chicago : The Comedy Breeder

a couple weeks ago… I came home from cutting the ribbon at the nightclub & bar show in vegas w/old friend dan aykroyd, to have a meeting at sunda where I see harold ramis entertaining chevy chase for...