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9 Benefits of Chicago's New Ventra Card

The Second City Network | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
The Second City Network

To complete the rollout and prevent any possible glitches and outages, Ventra has enlisted the skills of the federal government to employ the same cutting-edge back-end technology used to power popular, heavily-trafficked successes like

The Truth About Color, Comedy and The Second City

The Second City Network | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
The Second City Network

The Second City was serious when it came to diversity, as I learned early on, and it came from the top down. Every person of color that has performed on a Second City stage has been instrumental in helping another person of color.

7 Things I Learned Being a Woman in Improv

The Second City Network | Posted 12.17.2013 | Comedy
The Second City Network

Everyone's been there. You walk into a scene thinking that you're going to be the head of the UN, talking some serious sense into this business in Syria, and whatdya know? Some DUDE opens the scene with: "Hey, honey?"

15 Pumpkin Spice Hacks!

The Second City Network | Posted 11.27.2013 | Comedy
The Second City Network

We've been forced to eat dog treats in order to get more pumpkin spice into our lives. Well, no more. Below are 15 ways to enhance your life with pumpkin spice.

The Second City's Breaking Bad Finale Predictions

The Second City Network | Posted 11.24.2013 | Comedy
The Second City Network

"Walt uses his drug fortune to resume manufacturing of the reliable and dependable Pontiac Aztec."

9 Ways to Not Ruin Your Fantasy Football Season

The Second City Network | Posted 11.04.2013 | Comedy
The Second City Network

Odds are you'll be pulling your hair out by Week 3. You can have a really solid draft only to instantly have your season derailed by unpredictable injuries, slumps and murder investigations.

The 5 Stages of Accepting a New Doctor Who

The Second City Network | Posted 10.07.2013 | Comedy
The Second City Network

Sorry, dudes. You thought he was the man that never would, but he has to. And it's not just happening to you, it's happening to everyone, but probably you the hardest. You swear this next Doctor will never blow your socks off, no matter how hard he tries.

15 Reminders for Every Improviser

The Second City Network | Posted 10.06.2013 | Comedy
The Second City Network

Your Unibrow Is Cool: The things that you don't like about yourself are probably what made you so good in the first place, and they are definitely what make you memorable and interesting.

WATCH: Romney's Tax Plan Revealed... Sort Of

Posted 10.09.2012 | Comedy

Mitt Romney may not want to get into the details of his tax plan before Nov. 6, but political satirist Andy Cobb isn't going to let that stop him from...

WATCH: When 'I'm Moving To Canada' Goes Wrong

Posted 07.02.2012 | Comedy

As our own Dan Treadway recently pointed out, for Americans who don't like Obama's health care plan, there are plenty of countries to move to where th...

WATCH: How To Stand Behind Mitt Romney (Literally)

Posted 05.03.2012 | Comedy

It's hard to believe, but the 2012 general election is just getting started. Over the next six months, you might find yourself at one of GOP Presi...

WATCH: The Founding Fathers React To Gingrich

Posted 04.19.2012 | Comedy

Earlier this year, Newt Gingrich insisted that our nation's founding fathers would have come down hard on marijuana, even going as far as to take viol...

WATCH: Newt Gingrich Ad Parody

Posted 12.16.2011 | Comedy

Three-time married man and current frontrunner in the GOP presidential primary Newt Gingrich has a lot to say about marriage -- specifically who shoul...

WATCH: Hilarious Michele Bachmann Makeup Tutorial

Posted 12.05.2011 | Comedy

During election seasons, we always look forward to what The Second City Network has in store for the candidates. Their satire and spoofs are usually s...

WATCH: Are You A Hufflepuff?

Posted 09.06.2011 | Comedy

Harry Potter doesn't premiere until next week, but to tide you over The Second City Network has released these behind-the-scenes interviews with peopl...

WATCH: 11 Funniest Glenn Beck Parodies

Matt Wilstein | Posted 06.06.2011 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

A look back at the funniest parodies Glenn Beck has inspired during his short-lived reign as the craziest person on TV.

WATCH: 'Anyone But Trump' In 2012

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 06.05.2011 | Comedy

Even though 2011 isn't even to the halfway mark, President Obama's announcement that he's seeking re-election has officially kicked off the 2012 Presi...

WATCH: What If Black Swan's Nina Had A Sassy Gay Friend

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Spoiler alert! If you haven't seen "Black Swan" this video will pretty much ruin all the plot points for you. But if you have seen it, you'll apprec...

The Partisans Salute 'The Rent Is Too Damn High' & Other Third Parties (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

By now you've probably seen New York gubernatorial candidate Jimmy McMillan's ringing endorsement of The Rent Is Too Damn High party, the first politi...

'Sassy Gay Friend' Assures Troubled Teens: It Gets Better (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The startling number of suicides by gay teens who have been mercilessly bullied has prompted an amazing out-pour of support from the gay community in ...

Meg Whitman Has Her Own Way To Deal With Illegal Immigrants (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

After a news broke that Meg Whitman had employed an illegal immigrant as her house keeper, her campaign for California governor has gotten a lot more ...

Sassy Gay Friend Helps 'The Giving Tree' See The Light (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

After showing us how Othello and Romeo And Juliet could have benefited from a super fabulous wake-up call, The Second City Network hits us again with ...

'Othello': The Sassy Gay Friend Version (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Even in his comedies, Shakespeare had to make everything dramatic. And who loves drama more than sassy, gay men? In Shakespeare's "Othello," Desdemon...