Studio 312: New Book Profiles Legends of Second City

October 28, 2009

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Dan Aykroyd, Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Andrea Martin and John Candy in a promo shot for Alterations While You Wait. Toronto, 1975. Credit: Hugh Wesley Photo.
This year, the famed Second City is celebrating 50 years of making people laugh. Many alumni of the improvisation school have become superstars – names like Tina Fey, the Belushi brothers and Bill Murray to name a few. But there's one Second City veteran who is still waiting to get his name on the poster of a blockbuster movie. Until then, Jimmy Carrane's star will just have to flicker in the dust down in Studio 312. His guest is Mike Thomas, Chicago Sun-Times writer and author of the new book The Second City Unscripted.

Live at Maxim's with Rick Kogan Featuring Mike Thomas
Nov. 18 at 6 p.m.
Maxim's: The Nancy Goldberg International Center 

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