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Sbarro Started From The Bottom, Is Still Very Much At The Bottom

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.18.2014 | Comedy

Remember the last time you grabbed pizza at Sbarro? Chances are, there may not have been a "last time." In this video, The Second City Network p...

American Women, It's Time to Declare a Sex Boycott

The Second City Network | Posted 07.10.2014 | Women
The Second City Network

We, all the women in America, refuse to have sex (with men), until all of our elected representatives start actually trying to get our votes.

Why I Bit Him: An Open Letter From the Manhattan Beach Shark

The Second City Network | Posted 07.09.2014 | Comedy
The Second City Network

As a lifelong shark, I am thoroughly disgusted by the libelous statements this "victim" is perpetrating in the media, and I'd like to use this opportunity to set the record straight.

Cool Things Corporations Can Do With Their New Religious Beliefs

The Second City Network | Posted 07.07.2014 | Comedy
The Second City Network

So hooray! Corporations are people! Religious, God-fearing folk, just like that sour old lady in the denim jumper who grimaces when she sees you buying pink citronella candles at the Walmart Express with your gay lover.

Is That Fireworks... Or Gunshots?

The Second City Network | Posted 07.02.2014 | Chicago
The Second City Network

One of the loudest American holidays is finally here -- the Fourth of July! If you're fortunate enough to live in Chicago's Austin, Auburn Gresham, Be...

10 Ways the George Lucas Museum Will Re-Write Chicago History

The Second City Network | Posted 08.25.2014 | Comedy
The Second City Network

The George Lucas museum will open in Chicago come 2018. Who better to explain how an entire society can go from a sparkling clean hi-tech vision of the future -- to a dirty broken-down totalitarian regime in the time it takes a baby to grow into Mark Hamill?

8 Things Guns Compensate For (Besides Your Penis)

The Second City Network | Posted 08.24.2014 | Comedy
The Second City Network

The joke is that the bigger the gun, the tinier the penis, and while that may be absolutely, 100-percent true in every single case, there are other things guns compensate for. Here are eight of them.

Now This Is The Ultimate Bridesmaid Dream Team

The Second City Network | Posted 08.18.2014 | Weddings
The Second City Network

You are the bridesmaid pick that everyone was a little bit surprised by, and it's certain that you will fade into oblivion after the wedding.

5 Reasons Teachers Are Overpaid

The Second City Network | Posted 07.07.2014 | Comedy
The Second City Network

I am shocked -- SHOCKED! -- to hear people advocating for higher salaries for American educators. Financial success and teachers go together like polar bears and ice: they desperately need it, and it's not like they're running out.

NSFW: Real Dating App Messages Read By Women Will Make You Happy You're Single

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.14.2014 | Gay Voices

For any single guys or gals out there who might be feeling a bit sad or lonely on this Valentine's Day, we have one thing to say to you: it could be a...

An Improviser's Guide to Valentine's Day

The Second City Network | Posted 04.15.2014 | Comedy
The Second City Network

Now that I'm a big-time expert on love, I feel compelled to share a Valentine's Day guide for improvisers spending this commercialized, exclusionary holiday together.

How to Behave Around Your Gay Teammate in the Locker Room

The Second City Network | Posted 04.14.2014 | Gay Voices
The Second City Network

If your gay teammate is showering at the same time, kudos to you for noticing he walked into the showers. Why are you watching him so closely, anyway? Seriously, are you cruising him?

11 Ways to Survive Chicago's Polar Vortex

The Second City Network | Posted 03.08.2014 | Chicago
The Second City Network

Holed up at home with your significant other/kids/dog/non-condoned space heater? Don't waste a perfectly good sub-zero day. Here are 11 ways you can have fun today (without losing any of the good parts of your face).

11 Ways To Find Love This Christmas According To Holiday TV Movies

The Second City Network | Posted 02.18.2014 | Women
The Second City Network

If people are giving you grief for skipping out on festive social plans in order to stay home and watch the quality programming offered this time of year on the ABC Family, Hallmark and Lifetime channels, then they just don't understand.

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 HealthCare.gov.

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...