Parlour Car ~ September 18th, 2014


Have you ever typed a website update while running?  It doesn’t matter if it’s running from something bad or towards something good.  Although if you’re running from something bad, presumably anywhere else you end up could be considered good.  Look, it doesn’t matter.  What does matter, is the show tonight is going to be way-big-time solid.  Peep this lineup:

Adam Burke (Oddbal Fest; Wiggle Room)
Chris Condren (Oddbal. Not the fest)
Taylor Clark (Visiting from NYC)
Matty Ryan (Blackout Diaries, JFL Chi)
Candy Lawrence (Chicago Underground Comedy)
Marty DeRosa (Comedians You Should KNow; Wrestling With Depression Pod)
Sneaky Special Guest? (Yes.)

For realz tho, this show will be major great.    Best friends.   Special guests.   Always with the hot times. Holler at your besties and let’s all make this happen for each other.
Free. 9pm. Bar DeVille.

Parlour Car ~ September 11th, 2014



Hey sweet meats.  Real hot show this week.  We would tell you to calm down, but you shouldn’t.   No.  Indeed this week’s lineup is cause for a tizzy, and as long as you’re able to maintain control of your motor functions, we should all be okay.  This week we’ve got some pals in from around the country, in addition to some Chicago faves, and a sneaky special guest from the moving picture box.   Peep this lineup:

Christie Buchele (In from Denver)
Dave Helem (Thank You Very Much; Stand Up Stand Up)
Scott Boxenbaum (In from LA)
Ramon Rivas II (In from Cleveland, Chucklefck)
Chris Redd (Second City; NBC; Back from LA)
Danny Kallas (Comedians You Should Know)
Special Guest (NYC; Television)

Will there be a host for this show?  Yes, or else it’d be weird.  Text/Call/Fax/Pigeon your top three best friends and let’s all have a best friends’ time, y’heard?  Perf.

Free.  9pm.  Bar DeVille.  Best Friends Appreciation Society.

Parlour Car ~ September 4th, 2014


Hey guys; don’t be some “creep” who spends all their time “chasin’ waterfalls”; we “ain’t too proud to beg” you to “scrub” up real nice and come to our amazing Parlour Car comedy show this Thursday. And seeing as that’s all the TLC songs we know, we’re going to go right ahead and let you know what amazing and hilarious folks are on the roster for this week:

Tristan Triptow (Laugh Factory)
Danny Palumbo (in from Austin!)
Conor Delahanty (Tuxedo Cat)
Alex Kumin (Cole’s Cabaret)
Odinaka “OD” Ezeokoli (Congrats on Your Success)
Joe Kilgallon (Comedians You Should Know)

Plus special guests? You betcha. But the most special guest of all will be you, especially after you pour sweet, sweet boozes down your screech, and you know we’ve got you covered on that. And once again and as always, it’s 9PM, it’s Bar Deville, and it’s totally free!



Parlour Car ~ August 28th, 2014


Okay guys this post is hella late but tonight’s show is hella packed so let’s cut to the chase and let you know exactly what hilarious folks are going to be on tonight’s show (including super duper surprise special guests):

Dan Friesen (Twistin’ Up)
Justin Golak (Shit Creek)
Cody Melcher (Tome Foolery)
Casey Ley (In from SF!)
Erica Clark (Jokes ‘n’ Notes)
Ali Clayton (Just for Laughs)
Stephanie Hasz (Comedy Expo)
Kenny DeForest (Parlour Car Founder!)
Ari Shaffir (Comedy Central)


All that plus top quality boozes, good buddies, and an all round spanking good time. You would be a fool to miss it, and your momma didn’t raise no fool, did she? Oh, and all this shit is FREE, too!

Parlour Car ~ August 21st, 2014


Hey you sexy gang of sexies, we’re gonna keep our preamble short this week, as we’re sure you’re busy careening around lapping up those last few precious drops of summer and generally being the swell little bon vivant and gadabout you are. Well, while you’re at it make sure you don’t miss your regular appointment at Parlour Car, where this week we have our usual assortment of intoxicating beverages, as well as hilarious sets from this bunch of tasty kids:

Jeff Steinbrunner (CYSK)
Sean White (BEEF!)
Paul Thomas (Chicago Underground Comedy)
Joe Kwaczala (Late Live Show)
Drew Frees (Comedy Bar)
Rebecca O’Neal (Congrats on Your Success)
Adam Burke (Parlour Car, ChUC)

Will there be special guests and last minute surprises? Probably! You know us. So make sure you shamble on over here ramblers, and let’s make it a night to remember!

Parlour Car ~ August 14th, 2014

Yes.  Okay.  Sorry.  This is – by far – our latest, most irresponsible, last-minute post in the show’s history.  That being said, tonight’s show will still be a real pants-tickler, like always.  What’s a pants-tickler?  You’ll have to show up to find out.  Peep tonight’s lineup:

Matty Ryan (JFL Chi; Parlour Car)
Joe Fernandez (Chicago Underground Comedy)
Ian Abramson (Chicago Mag’s “Best Experimental Comedian”)
Matt Riggs (Chicago Underground Comedy)
Martin Morrow (Second City)
Stephanie Hasz (Comedy Secrets; Parlour Car)
Mike Lebovitz (JFL Montreal; Comedians You Should Know)

Special guests?  Nah, prolly not.  Still a major nasty cakes show, though.  [NOTE: Parlour Car is optimally experienced with best friends, so call a couple of yours and let's all introduce our best friends to each other].
Bar DeVille.  Free.  9pm.  NABFO.  (North Atlantic Best Friends Organization)

Parlour Car ~ August 7th, 2014


Shhh, shut up for a second. Perfect, thanks. Ok sweet pals, yet another Thursday is upon us, which means yet another sark-nasty Parlour Car for all to enjoy. Not a whole lotta time for nonsense here, so we’ll just cut straight to the chase of this rad-dog lineup. Peep:

Adam Burke (Funny or Die’s Oddball Fest; Wiggle Room)
Sarah Gallagher (Stand Up Throw Down)
Mike Cannon (MTV; Visiting from NYC)
Peter-John Byrnes (This Week In Despair Pod)
Ever Mainard (Visiting from LA; Shit Show)
Saurin Choksi (Lincoln Lodge; Sidebar Show)
Marty DeRosa (Comedians You Should Know; Wrestling With Depression Pod)

Yeah. Major nast. Call three of your best friends, come to the show, watch the show, Tinder some weirdos, play Tinder Roulette with your besties. Literally fail proof.  Free.  9pm.  Bar DeVille.