September 27, 2012

Chicago prize sponsors!

Did I tell you Chicago would be big? As a matter of fact, yes, I did. And we're putting together the prizes to prove it. The show is one week away, Thursday, October 4, at Uncommon Ground in Edgewater, hosted by the fabulous Quizmistress Katie. And we got goodies galore.


The grand prize, of course, is $200. That can buy a lot of Polish sausage, my stereotypical Chicago friends. We also have the goodies I've already told you about: passes to Chicago's unbeatable Adler Planetarium; tickets to the Bailiwick Chicago's production of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson; a $50 gift card from our fine, fine venue, Uncommon Ground; and now, some more.

This first one, this is big…


Legendary doesn't even begin to describe The Second City, ground zero for American comedy for the past several decades. I mean, seriously, look at this list of alumni, it's almost perverse. During my very first visit to Chicago, age 14, I had only one priority: see an improv show at the Second City (okay, also visit my elderly aunts and uncles; happy now, Dad?). At the time, comedy for me began and ended with Saturday Night Live—dude, I had an autographed photo of Mike Myers, a SC alum of course, hung above my bed—and I (correctly) understood that between its Chicago and Toronto locations, the Second City was the fertile soil from which SNL sprung (I also heard tell of something in L.A. called the Groundlings; the UCB didn't exist yet, of course).

Not the show I saw.

It blew me away—real people, doing real comedy on a real stage. I immediately vowed that the moment I graduated college, I would light out for Chicago and audition for the Second City. (Alas, New York called instead. Oh, and when I did try professional comedy, I sucked.) But the experience stuck with me anyway, and now it's a true honor to have the institution sponsoring the very first Chicago Big Quiz Thing. They're kicking in two passes to the SC theater proper, and two more to their stand-up–oriented annex, the UP Comedy Club. Excellent.


More sponsors: As you BQT loyalists know, we love to give away sugary treats at every show, and we've managed to wrangle a supremely sugary sponsor: Ann Sather, a beloved Chicago institution. Nominally the place is a Swedish diner, but man, those Swedes sure do know their desserts. We've got a few of them for some lucky players at the inaugural Chicago BQT, along with a $20 gift card.

 Whatever this is, I want it.

Convinced? I know I am—hell, I'm flying out for this show! Thursday, October 4. I can confidently state, this will be the greatest live quiz event in Chicago's history. See you/your Windy City friends there.

16 comments:

Anonymous said...

We prepare for all kinds of high prominence s that sink in fare in a disparity of styles,[url=http://www.discountpartydress.com]discount party dresses[/url]
[url=http://www.sexydress4prom.com]cheap prom dresses[/url]
[url=http://www.dresswomen.net]affordable wedding dresses[/url]
[url=http://www.dresswomen.net]prom dresses[/url]
[url=http://www.safeandsoon.com/]cheap wedding dresses[/url]
colors and sizes at wholesale price.All are cheap with trendy styles compound apparels including artist combining adorn, seaside association dresses, bridal gowns, bridesmaids dresses, prom outfits, bloom gal dresses & nurse dresses.Even we can supply the services of on the loose area customization and without plus gauge Blow the whistle on buy affordable amazing wedding dresses in the present climate!lift horn-mad shopping, array perfectly exchange for the big wedding ceremony with the labourers of G-marry bridal.


http://www.dresswomen.net

Anonymous said...

We provide all kinds of dear rank s that come in a variety of styles,[url=http://www.weddinghow.net]cheap wedding dresses[/url]
[url=http://www.discountpartydress.com]discount party dresses[/url]
[url=http://www.dresswomen.net]affordable wedding dresses[/url]
[url=http://www.sexydress4prom.com]cheap prom dresses[/url]
[url=http://www.weddingideas4u.com]discount wedding dresses[/url]
colors and sizes at wholesale price.All are second-rate with up to the minute styles associating apparels including draughtsman uniting scold, beach coalescence dresses, conjugal gowns, bridesmaids dresses, prom outfits, cream gal dresses & shelter dresses.Even we can stock the services of free area customization and loose coupled with size Snitch on affordable amazing joining dresses now!make use of hot shopping, array faultlessly looking for the whacking big wedding ceremony with the expropriate of G-marry bridal.


http://www.dresswomen.net

Anonymous said...

purchase [URL=http://e--store.com/]gucci shop online[/URL] online WmRkHkOf [URL=http://e--store.com/ ] http://e--store.com/ [/URL]

Anonymous said...

buy best [URL=http://e--store.com/]gucci handbags outlet[/URL] for less jweSVdmJ [URL=http://e--store.com/ ] http://e--store.com/ [/URL]

Anonymous said...

order an LGPHfoeD [URL=http://www.louis--vuitton--online--shop.org/]vuitton online[/URL] at my estore XXsFwDey [URL=http://www.louis--vuitton--online--shop.org/ ] http://www.louis--vuitton--online--shop.org/ [/URL]

Anonymous said...

must check IZRoWIUy [URL=http://www.louis--vuitton--online--shop.org/ - vuitton online[/URL - online LCNwgjpD [URL=http://www.louis--vuitton--online--shop.org/ - http://www.louis--vuitton--online--shop.org/ [/URL -

Anonymous said...

UufCcy [url=http://onnrainnmcm.com/#67633]MCM 通販[/url] VfnDwm http://onnrainnmcm.com/ QhxXdf [url=http://mcmsenmon.com/#38415]MCM 長財布[/url] QujGcw http://mcmsenmon.com/ UkcYbu [url=http://ninnkimcm.com/#76729]MCM[/url] EsaEas http://ninnkimcm.com/ SiqNre [url=http://kaidokumcm.com/#46646]MCM リュック[/url] ZzeYmk http://kaidokumcm.com/ YniOvu [url=http://manzokumcm.com/#38590]MCM 韓国[/url] UxsXxb http://manzokumcm.com/ HwdIyn http://chloenihon.com/ LteRmn [url=http://chloenihon.com/]シーバイクロエ[/url] ShbR http://toumikousin.com/ MssKX [url=http://toumikousin.com/]トゥミ[/url] SwyYrC http://toumikakaku.com/ TrnVmSK [url=http://toumikakaku.com/]ビジネスバッグ TUMI[/url] VxkIzs [url=http://mcmhannbai.com/]MCM 通販[/url] OilMor [url=http://mcmhannbai.com/]MCM ショルダー[/url]

Anonymous said...

PbdDii [url=http://onnrainnmcm.com/#39779]MCM リュック[/url] LaaSjg http://onnrainnmcm.com/ EipGba [url=http://mcmsenmon.com/#80492]MCM iphoneケース[/url] BapFeh http://mcmsenmon.com/ IfrGob [url=http://ninnkimcm.com/#71885]MCM 財布[/url] UgpXzj http://ninnkimcm.com/ NgeSjb [url=http://kaidokumcm.com/#84659]MCM 店舗[/url] UiqNoq http://kaidokumcm.com/ YbkOoy [url=http://manzokumcm.com/#46733]MCM リュック[/url] ArtFgh http://manzokumcm.com/ DtwVgx http://chloenihon.com/ EpqLlp [url=http://chloenihon.com/]クロエ 長財布[/url] EkhEag http://louboutindendou.com/ CalSug [url=http://louboutindendou.com/]ルブタン 靴[/url] VuoHmf http://guccisenmon.com/ BgsFxi [url=http://guccisenmon.com/]グッチ バッグ[/url] YhhKyf [url=http://mcmhannbai.com/]MCM キーケース[/url] MksZow [url=http://mcmhannbai.com/]MCM 長財布[/url]

Anonymous said...

AgcIhy [url=http://onnrainnmcm.com/#43830]MCM[/url] DjlPfb http://onnrainnmcm.com/ JokZqx [url=http://mcmsenmon.com/#65879]MCM キーケース[/url] WvwKxf http://mcmsenmon.com/ PmjJkc [url=http://ninnkimcm.com/#18036]MCM バッグ[/url] QubPfl http://ninnkimcm.com/ NmoAhn [url=http://kaidokumcm.com/#75889]MCM 通販[/url] PryRbp http://kaidokumcm.com/ WmaSxl [url=http://manzokumcm.com/#29853]MCM 財布[/url] ZiuBnv http://manzokumcm.com/ XxwWsq http://chloenihon.com/ PwtRgg [url=http://chloenihon.com/]クロエ 通販[/url] WhoA http://toumikousin.com/ HuoVH [url=http://toumikousin.com/]TUMI リュック[/url] ArvMoF http://toumikakaku.com/ XtfReXD [url=http://toumikakaku.com/]トゥミ[/url] YtbDxo [url=http://mcmhannbai.com/]mcm3806[/url] UknGfo [url=http://mcmhannbai.com/]MCM 長財布[/url]

Anonymous said...

you definitely love UceuGGvF [URL= - burberry scarves[/URL - to your friends ufAOToEy [URL= - [/URL -

Anonymous said...

view MaBeLWrF [URL=]burberry sunglasses[/URL] for promotion code ZfyAYXGB [URL= ] [/URL]

Anonymous said...

TqiEco [url=http://onnrainnmcm.com/#22190]MCM リュック[/url] JqwEny http://onnrainnmcm.com/ SlsGln [url=http://mcmsenmon.com/#35904]MCM 財布[/url] LoyRwh http://mcmsenmon.com/ CrcHlm [url=http://ninnkimcm.com/#66741]MCM 長財布[/url] CymPcu http://ninnkimcm.com/ IaoScy [url=http://kaidokumcm.com/#74730]MCM iphoneケース[/url] FgmRyh http://kaidokumcm.com/ BntWdr [url=http://manzokumcm.com/#39456]MCM 韓国[/url] LpeIbu http://manzokumcm.com/ JleOnb http://chloenihon.com/ PwkDfm [url=http://chloenihon.com/]クロエ 通販[/url] WuxDmq http://louboutindendou.com/ OorLvq [url=http://louboutindendou.com/]クリスチャンルブタン 財布[/url] FviTaf http://guccisenmon.com/ LeiHxp [url=http://guccisenmon.com/]GUCCI ベルト[/url] MmfSbz [url=http://mcmhannbai.com/]MCM 長財布[/url] PdaToz [url=http://mcmhannbai.com/]MCM リュック[/url]

Anonymous said...

Select a organization which will require under consideration on your own- job as earnings. Make sure any website in places you divulge info is secure [url=http://onlinepaydayloans-4u.co.uk/]paydayloans online[/url] if you should only possess a several years left on your loan, you will most probably do better just paying rid of it as scheduled. Ask about and pave the approach to sign up for a car loan together after you've negotiated the price for the car. After the normal criteria provided from the lender, borrowers will get the borrowed funds amount in their checking account payday loans UK you tend not to want to get in a situation where payment becomes difficult. When the thing is that an APR of just one,500% or even more on any type of loan, it's totally natural to question why it's very high. The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids says that many ten percent increase in the genuine tariff of cigarettes reduces overall cigarette consumption by three percent to 5 percent http://onlinepaydayloans-4u.co.uk/ when the fall semester is in full swing, former pupils start fighting their education bills, tuition fees, and other related expenses.

Anonymous said...

pandora jewelry
ugg boots clearance
cheap uggs
ugg boots clearance sale
ugg boots sale
uggs on sale
uggs sale
parajumper outlet
clarks outlet
prada handbags
cheap nike basketball shoes
red wing shoes
uggs outlet
ugg black friday
womens ugg boots
uggs clearance
moncler outlet
ugg sale
cheap uggs
uggs on sale
ugg boots uk
ugg boots for cheap
ugg boots cheap
barbour uk
cheap uggs for sale
ugg boots for women
patagonia outlet
uggs black friday 2014
ugg outlet
moncler outlet
kevin durant shoes
zumba workout
ugg boots cheap
ugg boots uk
burberry outlet
canada goose outlet

Bella Tran said...

I hope you post again soon.
descargar mobogenie gratis | baixar facebook gratis | mobogenie baixar | facebook descargar | facebook descargar gratis | mobogenie descargar | whatsapp descargar gratis and gratis whatsapp |
descargar mobogenie

Anonymous said...

nike free3

michaelkorsoutletonlines

cheapuggsoutletstoresonline

tomsshoesonsales

burberryoutletsonline

christianlouboutins

tory burch outlet

buy naprosyn

michael kors outlet online

propecia