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How To Get On A Game Show In Chicago Guaranteed

How To Get On A Game Show In Chicago Guaranteed

Game shows like Deal or No Deal and The Price Is Right have long enthralled viewers. Today The Game Show Game Show provides a private game show, ensuring everyone gets… Read more »

Alia Janine Tours Chicago during Exxxotica Weekend  Includes Live Appearances on The Mancow Show, Kick Punch Stand Up and The Nasty Show

Alia Janine Tours Chicago during Exxxotica Weekend Includes Live Appearances on The Mancow Show, Kick Punch Stand Up and The Nasty Show

New York, NY, June 10, 2015–Alia Janine, the infamous porn star turned comedian will be embarking on an appearance tour in Chicago during the Exxxotica Expo weekend Thursday, June 11… Read more »

Chicago Performer Snags SNL Gig: Report

Chicago Performer Snags SNL Gig: Report

Claire Mulaney joins her older brother John on the SNL cast. advertisement A local writer appears to be the latest of a long line of Chicago talent making their way on to “Saturday Night Live.” According to the Chicago Tribune , Claire Mulaney will join the NBC show in time for its upcoming season.

ScreenAgers Create More Comedy at fridaynitebytes.com

ScreenAgers Create More Comedy at fridaynitebytes.com

fridaynitebYtes.com is pleased to announce the premier of its third episode—Approximate Wait Time—March 4 at 7:30pm. fridaynitebYtes is .comedy for screenagers, the home of the Internet’s first (and only) streaming… Read more »

‘TRAHM’ (‘Tron’ + ‘Rahm’) Animated Video Makes Election News in Chicago

‘TRAHM’ (‘Tron’ + ‘Rahm’) Animated Video Makes Election News in Chicago

LOS ANGELES , Feb. 23, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — STUN Creative, a Los Angeles based advertising agency specializing in comedy production, has released an animated video called “TRAHM” (as in “Tron” Meets “Rahm”) that’s become an online hit.

Dane Cook Reveals Favorite Songs for Making Out, Working Out, Road Tripping and More

Dane Cook Reveals Favorite Songs for Making Out, Working Out, Road Tripping and More

After you’ve had a laugh at what he had to say about each song and you’ve checked out his new release, enter to win a Seagate hard drive loaded with Cook’s entire catalog of five comedy albums. To enter, follow @PopEater and retweet our announcement of the giveaway by Dec.

Natalie Portman Will Write a ‘Raunchy’ Comedy for Herself

Natalie Portman Will Write a ‘Raunchy’ Comedy for Herself

Before Natalie Portman’s career re-exploded, with her grabbing a gig in ‘Thor,’ stunning audiences with ‘Black Swan’ and finding her name linked to a huge pile of new features, Portman was increasing her presence behind the camera. She had created her own production shingle, was looking to direct Amos Oz’s ‘A Take of Love and Darkness’ and helmed a short in last year’s ‘New York, I Love You.’ Though acting seemed to derail those passions for a few years, the creative juices are once again bubbling to the surface.

Box Office Preview: ‘Machete’ should dominate 
    (AP)

Box Office Preview: ‘Machete’ should dominate (AP)

LOS ANGELES – Twentieth Century Fox’s “Machete” is set to slice up the competition as director Robert Rodriguez’s star-studded extravaganza will likely dominate the weekend with a Friday through Monday total of around $16 million. With co-star Lindsey Lohan all over the news lately and the film’s theme of illegal immigration at the forefront of a national debate, this decidedly over-the-top and very nonpolitically correct action-comedy hybrid should give the summer a proper and bloody send off as we move into the more subdued fall movie season.

An open mic, in 140-characters or less 
    (AP)

An open mic, in 140-characters or less (AP)

NEW YORK – Earlier this summer, Michael Ian Black took to his blog to defend himself against those appalled that the comedian was — gasp! — inserting rare advertisements to his popular Twitter feed. Black explained that occasionally hiring himself to sell products “allows me the freedom to take less well-paying jobs like making soon-to-be-canceled television shows.” Then he made a more serious point.

`Mad Men,’ `Modern Family’ win top Emmy Awards 
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`Mad Men,’ `Modern Family’ win top Emmy Awards (AP)

LOS ANGELES – The darkly intimate 1960s-era drama “Mad Men” and the comedy romp “Modern Family” were the top honorees at Sunday’s Emmy Awards as American life past and present proved a winning formula. “To our fans, we are so grateful, we are so thrilled that families are sitting down together to watch a television show, and we’re so happy that you have let us into your families,” said Steven Levitan, “Modern Family” executive producer.

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