It's the Chicago Reader's 40th birthday, and Michael Miner joins us because he's been there for it all. Hans Holsen becomes METRA PR man Harvey Pilker, here to explain fare hikes. Whit Nelson explains science, specifically, neutrinos. Thea Lux performs as Nadine Valentine.
This was just a big, big news week, so Chad the Bird recaps it for you. Matt Klingler plays Terrence McCarthy, who talks about the cancellation of The Playboy Club. James Porter weighs in on the Hank Williams Jr. Hitler controversy. Katie Rich gives election advice to single ladies.
Kate Duffy is one of the busiest and funniest performers currently working in the Chicago sketch and improv scene. A Second City regular and a member iO's seminal team Deep Schwa, Duffy is making her Machete debut this weekend.1.
America has been at war in Afghanistan for 10 years, and we're celebrating! The show starts off with Alisa 'Plucky' Rosenthal singing 'Corns For My Country.' Katie Watson becomes avant-garde Cassidy Nabisco, who feels theater can save the world from war.
Bilal Dardai has been with the Neo-Futurists since 2004, has performed in the Machete multiple times, and still has a LiveJournal. We've asked him to play 5 Machete questions before his performance at the Horseshoe this Saturday. 1.