Last night, June 12, we caught the @DadBoner and Friends, You Guys show at Stage 773 as part of the Just For Laughs Festival. While we weren’t entirely familiar with the @DadBoner character, we knew about its cult following and felt compelled enough to want to check out what Mike Burns, creator of the character, had in store for this. In hindsight, the turnout for the show did not do it justice but Burns pointed out correctly that once again, as a Michigan man, he’s been “f*cked” by the Blackhawks, this time thanks to yet another nail-biting OT game that kept fans in front of TV screens over being out for a night of comedy. Continue Reading
TBS Just For Laughs Chicago presented by State Farm, America’s largest comedy festival, will break new boundaries by providing comedy fans around the country with an all-access pass to a digital comedy hub “@ Stage 773”. Throughout the festival – which takes place Tuesday, June 11 to Sunday, June 16 – performances “@ Stage 773”” will be presented across multiple platforms through such high-profile digital outlets as Team Coco, Dailymotion, Yahoo!, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, The Nerdist, Broadway Video’s Above Average, Instagram, Pandora, SiriusXM, Chill.com, Set List as well as the festival’s website: www.justforlaughschicago.com. A digital comedy hub “@ Stage 773” will play host to solo shows by some of the hottest names in comedy, plus breakthrough performances by emerging talent. In addition, Stage 773 will feature exclusive live presentations from today’s most popular podcasts, including You Made It Weird with Pete Holmes, Doug Loves Movies, Ari Shaffir’s Skeptic Tank, and The Team Coco Podcast. Comedy fans will be able to enjoy a selection of the performances online for free around the clock.