While I am frustrated by the divisions in present-day American society, and the terrible erosion of democratic norms in Washington, I can’t let that affect my progress in my level 3 improv class. I believe that comedy transcends politics—especially my comedy, which is really improving, my teacher says.
Aaron Glaser, a comic who was banned from the Upright Citizens’ Brigade amid anonymous allegations of rape, which subsequently went viral, has—as promised—sued UCB, UCB artistic director Shannon O’Neill, and managing director Alex Sidtis in federal district court for allegedly failing to conduct a formal hearing…
Artistic director James Grace of iO West in L.A. has been at the center of multiple allegations of sexual harassment. On Friday, founder Charna Halpern finally sweep-edited his employment there. That means he got fired, if you’re not into improv.
Early this week, the founder of Improv Olympic (iO), one of the most important comedy theaters in the country, inadvertently lit a fire under the Chicago comedy community’s ass.
Recently, internet cat sensation Lil Bub made his comedy debut on the hallowed stage of Chicago's Second City, a legendary comedy theater that has served as proving ground to countless future giants of comedy. I'm sorry to inform but Lil Bub is not among them. Turns out, Lil Bub fucking sucks at improv.
When it comes to summarizing the nuanced ups and downs of relationships, this single-shot five minute video gets it. From slightly awkward first impression to the apparently inevitable threesome proposal (do those actually happen THAT often?), save yourself the love-struck headache of actually being in a relationship…
Lascivious scientist Dr. Ian Malcolm has joined Mike O'Brien for seven spectacular minutes in heaven, during which he flirts with the camera, talks to O'Brien's mom about profanity, and reveals whether or not he shit his pants when the cup of water rippled in Jurassic Park (he didn't, obviously).