A Spotlight on Chicago’s Comedians You Should Know

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Comedians You Should Know is a group of five Chicago and Los Angeles-based stand-up comedians and producers dedicated to bringing you the funniest stand-up comedy the nation has to offer via their weekly showsvideos and comedy tours.

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Debuting at Fizz Bar in 2008, Comedians You Should Know quickly developed a solid local following with rave reviews from critics and fans alike. In 2010 they moved the show to favorite downtown watering hole Timothy O’Toole’s and opened another show in Los Angeles in 2015. Their groundbreaking weekly showcases feature the top comedy talent from Chicago and Los Angeles as well as rising stars and established entertainers from across the country. read more

Chicago Comedian Ricky Gonzalez to Record Live Album

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Written by Gary Miller

Chicago Comedian Ricky Gonzalez is set to record a live album this weekend. Ricky is an associate producer and regular performer at Comedians You Should Know, (CYSK) a comedy juggernaut in Chicago that runs a weekly showcase every Wednesday at Timothy O’Tooles, their home since 2010, as of this year they have started a show in Los Angeles as well. Their groundbreaking weekly showcases feature the top comedy talent from Chicago and Los Angeles as well as rising stars and established entertainers from across the country. We got a chance to talk to Ricky leading up to the recording. The decision to record at their home base seemed like a no-brainer, read more

An Interview with Comedian Sean White

Written by Gary Miller

“There is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.”-Erma Bombeck

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Chicago comedian Sean White has walked the line night in and night out, the erudite comedian has found ways to make audiences across the country laugh doing so, highly touted in the city of Chicago by other comedians and the press, he was voted as one of 16 comics to check out by Chicago Magazine. A skilled comedian with a unique voice, Sean had been doing comedy for five years when his sister died. Then a few months later, his mom died, and then a few months later, his brother died. Then a few months later, his other sister died. In the middle of that was when he got divorced. read more