The former Chicago improviser and Daily Show correspondent adds “yes, and” to “no, but” for his new show The Opposition With Jordan Klepper.
Whether you’re into nude cycling or peculiar musical gizmos, there’s no shortage of happenings this weekend. (And, hey, there’s always Blues Fest!) Fri 6/9-Sat 6/10: The interactive game show Science Night at the Steppenwolf Theatre (1650 N. Halsted) gives participants an idea of what it’s like to be a real scientist by asking them to complete middle-school science […]
What’s on the Agenda for Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Rod Blagojevich makes a surprise appearance on the Daily Show.
“MIKA BRZEZINSKI & JOE SCARBOROUGHMonday, January 25 at 6:00 p.m. HWLC, Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, Lower Level” The tags on dailyshow.com for this are excellent: “Tags: New York Post, media, Starbucks, Morning Joe, photos, Joe Scarborough, advertising, business, prostitution, puking.” The two follow–ups are worth watching.
What are the legal, ethical and public safety ramifications of military detention? Sig Libowitz, an actor and film executive studying law at the University of Maryland, brought his varied careers together in The Response, a 30-minute dramatization of Guantanamo military detention hearing transcripts, screening twice today in the Loop. Libowitz wrote and produced the film. […]
A meaningless – and not just meaningless but bad – Time.com poll that “found” Jon Stewart is the most trusted news anchor is worrying journalist types; a heated but shallow discussion on Facebook set me off, and now it’s on the Trib and HuffPo and you’re just going to have to indulge me for a […]
It occurred to me, watching a hilarious bit on the Daily Show last night, that what spoiled manned moon exploration for the generations after Apollo 11 wasn’t the dissenters, but Alan Shepard. For serious: I can’t think of a better way to trivialize a giant leap for mankind than turning the final frontier into a […]
Interview with Allison Silverman excerpted from “And Here’s the Kicker” by Mike Sacks