CHICAGO – The awesomeness of history loses any of its stuffiness with the incredibly fun, indeed educational show “Drunk History” from Comedy Central, its two seasons now released on DVD. Hosted by its creator Derek Waters, the show is a celebration of various historic figures and their under-appreciated true tales, as expressed by funny people narrating in the universal language of inebriation; their recounts are then reenacted by famous actors working with their given dialogue, dressed with the comic cheapness of a bloated biopic.
CHICAGO – The cliché “up and coming” applies to Eric Andre, Natasha Leggero and Chicago’s own Susan Messing. While not quite household names, they are all on the cusp of comic greatness, and had notable shows at the recent “Just for Laughs Chicago” comedy festival, sponsored by the TBS Network.
CHICAGO – Chelsea Handler has many irons in the fire as the fall season takes hold. As she continues with her talk show “Chelsea Lately,” Handler’s working on a mid-season sitcom for NBC based on her successful memoir “Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea”. And she was in Chicago in May 2011 to promote her new book “Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me”.
CHICAGO – Chelsea Handler is on a roll. With huge advance sales for her third book, “Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang,” it’s no wonder there was a large crowd to greet her during a book signing event in Chicago.
Exclusive Portrait: Chelsea Handler at Borders in Chicago For New Book ‘Are You There Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea’Submitted by HollywoodChicago.com on November 5, 2008 - 8:51pm
CHICAGO – Actress Chelsea Handler strikes a pose for the HollywoodChicago.com lens at a Borders in Chicago before a book signing on Oct. 26, 2008 for her best seller “Are You There Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea”. Handler also performed a benefit for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation on Oct. 25, 2008 at the House of Blues in Chicago.