Is Rickey Henderson’s career steals mark the greatest record in baseball?
Dobie Maxwell wins Zanies comedy club’s “Zaniest Person in Chicago” contest.
Lily Tomlin on not becoming a doctor.
The Wall Street Journal followed Charna Halpern to Switzerland as she taught improv to physicists at CERN.
Today is the 22nd anniversary of Greg Maddux’s professional debut with the Cubs–here’s my favorite Maddux moment at Wrigley.
Chicago’s not the only midwestern city with a festival for improv and sketch comedy.
Follow up on Mastro’s live auction
The “holy grail” of sports cards and rare White Sox and Cubs memorabilia will be offered at a Mastro live auction on August 1; bidding started Monday.
Two comedy picks from the Reader’s Best Of Chicago issue at tonight’s O.I.N.K.! showcase at the Playground Theater.
IO hosts a screening of Spike TV’s Factory, a new sitcom featuring Dave Pasquesi and other Chicago performers.
A new comedy venue, Laugh Out Loud Theater, opens in Schaumburg.
How Sports Illustrated spun an insightful but benign quote into an attitude-heavy, controversial statement.
The Chicago Improv Festival is dedicated to improv pioneer Paul Sills, who died Monday.
Chicago is a test site for the International Quizzing Association’s 2008 World Quizzing Championship this Saturday.
Disney weddings and baseball statistics