Laughing Liberally Chicago Chapter Blog

This Saturday! Laughing Liberally presents: The Accountants Of Homeland Security

Hey everybody!
This Saturday night, Laughing Liberally's own The Accountants of Homeland Security are returning to Chicago for a night of progressive political sketch comedy!

The Accountants Of Homeland Security
Saturday September 22nd, 2018, 7pm
Tickets $10, $5 with a Student ID
The Playground Theater
3209 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL

The venue is BYOB!

An Alt-Right Music Festival, the NRA, Russian trolls, and the racism, sexism and homophobia of the American right are but some of the topics Chicago sketch comedy troupe The Accountants Of Homeland Security satirically skew in their all new, one-night-only sketch comedy revue at the Playground Theater in Chicago.

Hope to see you there!
-Matt

Progressive Political Sketch Comedy! The Accountants Of Homeland Security 9/22!

Hey everybody!
Laughing Liberally's own The Accountants of Homeland Security are returning to Chicago for a night of progressive political sketch comedy!

The Accountants Of Homeland Security
Saturday September 22nd, 2018, 7pm
Tickets $10, $5 with a Student ID
The Playground Theater
3209 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL

An Alt-Right Music Festival, the NRA, Russian trolls, and the racism, sexism and homophobia of the American right are but some of the topics Chicago sketch comedy troupe The Accountants Of Homeland Security satirically skew in their all new, one-night-only sketch comedy revue at the Playground Theater in Chicago.

The Accountants of Homeland Security has a 20-plus year history of producing sharp, timely, critically acclaimed political comedy. They previously hosted Laughing Liberally Chicago, a long-running, critically acclaimed variety show with a progressive bent at Chicago's No Exit Cafe. They are regular performers at Laughing Liberally Milwaukee, a monthly political comedy show which is produced and hosted by one of the Accountants, Milwaukee comedian Matthew Filipowicz.

Hope to see you there!
-Matt

Progressive Political Sketch Comedy This Friday & Saturday!

Hey everybody!

We are two days away from the return of the Accountants of Homeland Security and progressive political comedy in Chicago!

Also, the venue is BYOB, so you CAN Drink Liberally there!

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TWO NIGHTS ONLY!
The Accountants Of Homeland Security: The Final Final Countdown
Friday June 23 and Saturday June 24
11p, $10 admission, BYOB
Cornservatory Theater
4210 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60618

The venue is small, so get advance tickets here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-accountants-of-homeland-security-the-fi...

Chicago sketch comedy troupe The Accountants of Homeland Security has a 20-year record of producing sharp, timely political comedy. Spurred into action by the Trump administration's antics, this is the group's first full-length sketch comedy show since the George W. Bush years. For two nights only, The Accountants Of Homeland Security return to perform a full progressive political sketch comedy revue, The Final Final Countdown.

The Accountants of Homeland Security previously hosted Laughing Liberally Chicago, a long-running, critically acclaimed variety show with a progressive bent at the No Exit Cafe.

Hope to see you there!
-Matt

2 Weeks From Tonight Laughing Liberally Chicago's Accountants Return!

Hey everybody!

We are two weeks away from the return of the Accountants of Homeland Security!

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TWO NIGHTS ONLY!
The Accountants Of Homeland Security: The Final Final Countdown
Friday June 23 and Saturday June 24
11p, $10 admission, BYOB
Cornservatory Theater
4210 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60618

The venue is small, so get advance tickets here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-accountants-of-homeland-security-the-fi...

Chicago sketch comedy troupe The Accountants of Homeland Security has a 20-year record of producing sharp, timely political comedy. Spurred into action by the Trump administration's antics, this is the group's first full-length sketch comedy show since the George W. Bush years. For two nights only, The Accountants Of Homeland Security return to perform a full progressive political sketch comedy revue, The Final Final Countdown.

The Accountants of Homeland Security previously hosted Laughing Liberally Chicago, a long-running, critically acclaimed variety show with a progressive bent at the No Exit Cafe.

Hope to see you there!
-Matt

The Accountants Of Homeland Security Return For 2 Nights Only June 23 & 24

Hey everybody!

Exciting news! On June 23 and 24, The Accountants of Homeland Security, hosts of Laughing Liberally Chicago, have a special, two night only, progressive political sketch comedy show, The Final Final Countdown!

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Here's the info:

The Accountants Of Homeland Security
The Final Final Countdown
Friday June 23 and Saturday June 24, 11p
Cornservatory Theater, 4210 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL
BYOB

More info soon, but you can get advance tickets only $10 here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-accountants-of-homeland-security-the-fi...

Hope to see you there!
-Matt

Laughing Liberally Chicago Is Looking For A New Venue

Laughing Liberally Chicago is currently looking for a new performance venue, as such, we are on a brief hiatus.

We will let you know soon when our next performance will be!

Thanks and stay strong!

Laughing Liberally This Wednesday With Author & Historian Rick Perlstein Doing Stand Up!

Hey everybody!

We're less than a week until election night! We need progressive laughs now more than ever! Luckily, this Wednesday, we have Laughing Liberally Chicago! Here's the details:

Laughing Liberally Chicago
Wednesday November 2nd, 8pm, $5
The Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL

Purchase advance tickets here.
http://www.elboroomlive.com/event/1315087-laughing-liberally-chicago-chi...

Laughing Liberally Chicago is hosted by the comedy group The Accountants of Homeland Security, who include Matthew Filipowicz, Tim Grimes, James Bespalec-Davis and Bob Rok.

Comedians on the November 2nd bill include: Elaine Phillips, Zach Zajac, Patti Vasquez,and Natalie Jose. As well as music from hip hop artist Bob Rok.

In addition to some of the finest progressive comedians Chicago has to offer, each Laughing Liberally Chicago show will feature a special segment with a local political figure, journalist or activist. This month's guest is historian and New York Times best selling author of Nixonland and The Invisible Bridge, Rick Perlstein. Normally, we interview the guest, but this month, Rick will be performing a stand up comedy set! You don't want to miss it!

Hope to see you tomorrow!
-Matt

Laughing Liberally Chicago With Rick Perlstein November 2nd!

Hey everybody!

Mark your calendars! The next Laughing Liberally Chicago will be less than a week before the election!
Here's the details!

Laughing Liberally Chicago
Wednesday November 2nd, 8pm, $5
The Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL

Purchase advance tickets here.
http://www.elboroomlive.com/event/1315087-laughing-liberally-chicago-chi...

Laughing Liberally Chicago is hosted by the comedy group The Accountants of Homeland Security, who include Matthew Filipowicz, Tim Grimes, James Bespalec-Davis and Bob Rok.

Comedians on the November 2nd bill include: Elaine Phillips, Zach Zajac, Patti Vasquez,and Natalie Jose. As well as music from hip hop artist Bob Rok.

In addition to some of the finest progressive comedians Chicago has to offer, each Laughing Liberally Chicago show will feature a special segment with a local political figure, journalist or activist. This month's guest is historian and New York Times best selling author of Nixonland and The Invisible Bridge, Rick Perlstein. Normally, we interview the guest, but this month, Rick will be performing a stand up comedy set!

Hope to see you there!
-Matt

Laughing Liberally Chicago TONIGHT with Bitch Media & Viva La Feminista's Veronica Arreola!

Hey everybody!

Our next Laughing Liberally Chicago show is tonight! Here's all the details!

Laughing Liberally Chicago
Wednesday October 5th, 8pm, $5
The Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL

Laughing Liberally Chicago is hosted by the comedy group The Accountants of Homeland Security, who include Matthew Filipowicz, Tim Grimes, James Bespalec-Davis and Bob Rok.

Comedians on the October 5th bill include: Rebecca O'Neal, Prateek Srivastava, Kaitlyn Grissom and Marty DeRosa. As well as music from feminist-garage-folk-duo, Rent Party.

In addition to some of the finest progressive comedians Chicago has to offer, each Laughing Liberally Chicago show will feature a special interview segment with a local political figure, journalist or activist. This month's guest is professional feminist, writer and mom, Veronica Arreola. Veronica is a contributor to the Bitch Media's 2016 campaign coverage and the author of the blog Viva La Feminista.

Laughing Liberally Chicago takes place the first Wednesday of every month, with the next performance on Wednesday October 5th at 8pm at the Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL. Admission is $5. More info and advance tickets can be purchased at http://laughingliberallychicago.tumblr.com

Hope to see you tonight!
-Matt

Mark Your Calendars! Laughing Liberally Chicago With Veronica Arreola On October 5th!

Hey everybody!

The next installment of Laughing Liberally Chicago is less than a month away! Here's the details!

Laughing Liberally Chicago
Wednesday October 5th, 8pm, $5
The Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL

Laughing Liberally Chicago is hosted by the comedy group The Accountants of Homeland Security, who include Matthew Filipowicz, Tim Grimes, James Bespalec-Davis and Bob Rok.

Comedians on the October 5th bill include: Rebecca O'Neal, Prateek Srivastava, Kaitlyn Grissom and Marty DeRosa. As well as music from feminist-garage-folk-duo, Rent Party.

In addition to some of the finest progressive comedians Chicago has to offer, each Laughing Liberally Chicago show will feature a special interview segment with a local political figure, journalist or activist. This month's guest is professional feminist, writer and mom, Veronica Arreola. Veronica is a contributor to the Bitch Media's 2016 campaign coverage and the author of the blog Viva La Feminista.

Laughing Liberally Chicago takes place the first Wednesday of every month, with the next performance on Wednesday October 5th at 8pm at the Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL. Admission is $5. More info and advance tickets can be purchased at http://laughingliberallychicago.tumblr.com

Hope to see you there!
-Matt