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Stand-up Wed Feb 04 2009

Maria Bamford b/w Dan Telfer at the Lakeshore

I'm bored! It's f'ing freezing out there. I've been working 16 hour days. Life's got me down--sometimes, it's just too much gherkins, as the ancient saying goes.

Luckily, one of the funniest people in the country (Maria Bamford), joined by one of the funniest people in the city (Dan Telfer), are going to be performing at one of the best venues in the city (Lakeshore Theater) for only $20 (uh...10+10) this Friday and Saturday, and what's more, you can "vote with your feet" against Christopher Hitchens' once-infamous, always-asinine contention that women aren't funny because evolutionary sexual selection makes it unnecessary, and making a woman laugh is proof that you can make her "surrender" (his creepy word). Anyway.

Here's Maria:


Here's Dan (who, besides co-producing Chicago Underground Comedy, writes all these books):

 
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Alissa / February 6, 2009 8:24 PM

So excited for this show! There is no place I'd rather be on a Saturday night than the Lakeshore. And I'm glad I finally get to see Dan Telfer.

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