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Something Else! Reviews
'That's the way it goes': Gregg Rolie's first...
When Gregg Rolie returned from a brief retirement following his departure from Journey , he became the second - but not the last - big star who tried to make a hit of Billy Satellite's 1984 song "I Wanna Go Back."
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BiZBash Event Style News
March 10, 2014: Meet the Man Behind Every TED Talk, Why MTV Chose...
BizBash Live is the largest one-day gathering of event organizers held annually in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and South Florida.
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Something Else! Reviews
New Music Monday: Glass Hammer, Paul Carrack, Carl Palmer, Noel Johnston, Chicago
Glass Hammer is promising a house party of a prog-rock record, having invited over a number of old friends and a slew of new ones.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Meet Our Next Guest Editor, Aidy Bryant
She has been Adele, Candy Crowley, Rebel Wilson, and The Worst Lady on an Airplane.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Ebertfest 2014 Is Bringing Oliver Stone, Steve James and Patton Oswalt
You don't have to be a physicist to enjoy the energy, camaraderie and giddy thrill of discovery that radiates from this documentary about the search Liam Neeson must stop a series of murders on an airplane.
Tina Fey Recalls Her "Worst" Audition: It Involves McDonald's, Her Scar and a Perm-Watch Now
Tina Fey wasn't always the queen of TV. Before the 30 Rock star hit it back with her own show and being the head writer on Saturday Night Live , Fey spent her free time going on commercial auditions.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Barrel of Monkeys' the Big Prom Set for Drucker Center, 3/29
Guaranteed to be an improvement to your best night of high school, Barrel of Monkeys is pleased to present its annual fundraising soiree THE BIG PROM: Space Horses in Space on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at The Drucker Center, 1535 N. Dayton Ave. in Chicago.
Jim Belushi and the Chicago Board of Comedy Set for MPAC, 3/29
With more than thirty years of experience and an alumnus of "Saturday Night Live" and Chicago's famed Second City, Jim Belushi is now bringing to the Mayo Performing Arts Center stage an improvised comedy sketch show featuring members of the Chicago Board of Comedy.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Exit Interview: Adam McKay
When Malvern's Adam McKay left Temple University and moved to Chicago, he ran through the American Comedy All-Star Circuit - from Second City and Upright Citizens Brigade to writing for Saturday Night Live , where he met future collaborator Will Ferrell.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
SNL with Jim Parsons Dominates Saturday Night
From 11:45 p.m.-1:15 a.m. ET, "Saturday Night Live," with host Jim Parsons and musical guest Back, averaged a 4.6/12 in household results in Nielsen's 56 metered markets and a 2.6/11 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with Local People Meters, making it the #1 telecast of the night on the Big 4 networks in both metered-market households and 18-49 ... (more)
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Second City Comedy comes to Camden
The Second City Comedy Troupe from Chicago's legendary sketch comedy theater will bring its "Happily Ever Laughter" show to the downtown Camden Opera House Friday night, March 14. The show, featuring some of the best sketches, songs and improvisations from The Second City's 52-year history, starts at 7:30 p.m. The Second City is truly a Chicago ... (more)
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Huffington Post
Joe Walsh Calls LGBT Community 'Constitutional Terrorists' Amid Arizona Anti-Gay Bill Protests
Amid widespread backlash against the Arizona anti-gay bill that was ultimately vetoed by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer , Chicago radio host and former Republican congressman Joe Walsh lashed out against the LGBT community, labeling them "constitutional terrorists" for speaking out on the measure.
Tickets to 'HEDWIG,' CHICAGO, SNL & More Featured in Vineyard's Online Auction
A host of luxury items - including seats to a live taping of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, a visit to the set of BOARDWALK EMPIRE, and two separate packages that each include music handwritten and autographed by the legendary composer John Kander - are among the 40 offerings featured in the Vineyard Theatre 's annual online auction, which is underway now ... (more)
National Public Radio
A Rational Conversation: What's With All The Drummers Leading Late-Night Bands?
"A Rational Conversation" is a column by writer Eric Ducker in which he gets on iChat or Gchat or the phone or whatever with a special guest to examine a music-related subject that's entered the pop culture consciousness.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The Papillion Times
Omaha comic writing for 'Late Night with Seth Meyers'
"Late Night with Seth Meyers" made its debut last night, and an Omahan was behind some of the funny business.
The London Free Press
Hard habit to break
Chicago, including Keith Howland , James Pankow , Walt Parazaider , Lee Loughnane , and Lou Pardini , play Budweiser Gardens Thursday.
The Detroit News
Ramis contributed much to classic comedic films of the 1980s, '90s and '00s. He's best known for acting and writing the "Ghostbusters" films, and for directing and writing "Caddyshack," "Groundhog Day" and "Analyze This."
Mon Feb 24, 2014
New host Seth Meyers lands at 'Late Night' Monday
Comedy actor, director and writer Harold Ramis, best known for his roles in movies such as "Ghostbusters" and "Stripes," died Monday at his suburban Chicago home after a four-year battle with an autoimmune disease, his... A person familiar with his plans says Rep. John Dingell of Michigan, the longest-serving congressman in U.S. history, will ... (more)
Creative Loafing Tampa
Comedy fans mourn the loss of Harold Ramis
Harold Ramis, one of Hollywood's most successful comic filmmakers from the late 1970s through the late '90s, died early Monday morning after a long bout with a rare autoimmune disorder, according to his wife, Erica Mann Ramis.
Harold Ramis, beloved comedian, actor and writer dies in Chicago at age 69
FEBRUARY 25: Harold Ramis attends the 'Meet the Oscars' exhibit at The Shops at North Bridge on February 25, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois, almost four years to the day of his passing.