The Second City

Queer Voices
Stonewall Inn photo courtesy of © NYC & Company/Malcolm Brown Palm Springs - As of now, it's just a rumor that the outgoing
Women
Oh, you want to get numbers involved in this thing, Brock's dad? Let's do some word problems and see if we can justify your son's actions that way.
Entertainment
Jamie: *Weeps* *Begs for forgiveness* *Makes her a solemn vow on bended knee* *Probably makes her a cheese plate* You get
Women
For as much as our society disdains women on their periods, we sure are reaping the benefits of their bloody, bloody suffering.
Comedy
I am an American citizen and Republican primary voter planning to attend my National Convention in Cleveland this July. As
Chicago
From 4 a.m. gang fights to bros who over-bro'ed, the Wrigleyville McDonald's was a nurturer to us all-the tired, the poor, the too drunk to function.
Parenting
The anxious parent stays at home, ass firmly planted on the grass-green accent chair, so that sorta counts as going outside
Comedy
How can you properly celebrate Catholicism's arrival in Ireland without partaking in the appropriate alcohol -- and drug-fueled festivities typically associated with the holiday?
Impact
Nineteen years ago, my wife Heather Whinna stopped by the post office on the way home. She found bins there full of letters addressed to Santa Claus, left out by the post office for people to read and answer. Curious, she read a few of the letters and couldn't believe what she saw.
Comedy
So you've heard the heart-wrenching news about Chipotle closing 43 stores in the Pacific Northwest to deal with a nasty outbreak of E. coli, and perhaps you've made the agonizing decision to hold off on your weekly (daily? anyone?) slice of burrito heaven until they've got this pesky bacterial infection safely squared away.
Entertainment
Back in 1995, the Tim Sims Encouragement Fund (TSEF) was created as a way to promote rising comedic talent within Canada.
Culture & Arts
Early on in the ingenious collaboration between Second City and Hubbard Street Dance, Procol Harum's counterculture hymn permeates Chicago's Harris Theater as actors and dancers assemble in rows of folding chairs facing the audience.
Crime
Anxious detectives did not have the luxury of waiting for DNA results. Their orders were to close cases. The easiest way for them to do that was to pressure witnesses to make identifications, coerce confessions from suspects, or rely on snitches.
Comedy
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.
Comedy
"Walt uses his drug fortune to resume manufacturing of the reliable and dependable Pontiac Aztec."
Comedy
"Tell me a joke..." Are you a landscaper? Do I ask you to cut a bush for me real quick? Are you an investment banker? Do I tell you to "Go suck the lifeblood out of the working class in this country?" I don't think so, so stop it.
Queer Voices
It's time to start thinking about your travel calendar for the year, because before you know it you'll be pulling out those holiday decorations again, spinning that dreidel and breaking in your newest ugly sweater. So here are my picks for the 13 events and things to do in 2013.
Education
With all the hullabaloo, it's easy to overlook one of the most striking features of last week's strike: From park districts to libraries to not-for-profits to private homes -- almost every kid in this increasingly dangerous city had a safe place to ride out the strike.