Parlour Car ~ March 23rd, 2017

Happy spriiiiiiiiiing!!! We’ve been ironing our cargo shorts all week in preparation for tonight. Those pockets are CRISP. Throw on your finest pair of flip-flops and pop some vitamins because we are ready to rage like party bears emerging from hibernation.

Bill Bullock (It’s Happening; Congrats on Your Success)
Stephanie Hasz (Parlour Car; The Comedy Exposition)
Jay Washington (Chiraq; back from LA)
Allison Dunne (Ladylike)
Nick Rouley (Jam Sandwich)
Ben Noble (Zanies)
Toby McMullen (Laugh Factory)
More people? Yeah, probably.

OK we need to go polish our sunglasses, so go take care of your business and we’ll see you tonight with 2 to 9 of your best friends. 9pm. Free. Bar DeVille.

Parlour Car ~ March 16th, 2017

Hi hi hi hiiiiiiiiiiii friends hey.  First of all big thanks to Hannibal for closing out the show last week because he’s a good pal and it’s always a fun hoot when he pops in.  Also tonight is going to be a major fun hoot with good pals aplenty, including some cool outta town pals, some best Chi pals and a sneaky special pal.  It’ll be way dope because it never isn’t.  Hot sweets cool meats let’s peep:

Peter Kim (Second City; Crowd Sourced; Laugh Factory)
Matty Ryan (MTV’s Acting Out; NBC’s Chicago Justice)
Alex Kumin (NBC’s Breakout Fest; Lincoln Lodge; Laugh Factory)
Marilee Pheniece (Manic Music Mondays; Not Another Black Movie)
Em Brown (Laugh Factory; The Funny Side Comedy Show)
Deanna Ortiz (Lincoln Lodge; Hoo Ha Comedy)
Jaffer Khan (Funny or Die’s Oddball Fest; in from Houston)
Chris O’Connor (Boston Comedy Fest; in from Philly)
Sneaky Spesh Guest (yaz)

Cool cool cool dope dope doooooope.  Tonight will be good and fun and good like always.  Another thing that’s fun and good is friends so bring some.  9pm.  Free.  Bar DeVille.



Parlour Car ~ March 9th, 2017

Friends are good and hello friends and hey.  Okay so like this post isn’t the most late ever, but it’s def not early or even necessarily on time.  Also like, it’s here now before us and we’re all in this together so let’s all be chill and cool and nice.  Since we were just talking about things that are chill and cool and nice we feel compelled to say that tonight is going to fucking rule big time.  And sure we say that a lot, but we still haven’t been wrong so come hang tonight and bring friends and let’s peep:

Kellye Howard (NBC’s Last Comic Standing; NBC’s Chicago Justice)
Kristen Toomey (Comedians You Should Know; Laugh Factory)
Rebecca O’Neal (NBC’s Breakout Fest; Oddball Fest; WCIU)
Mike Sheehan (Comedians You Should Know; Edge Comedy Club)
Whitney Chitwood (RIOT LA; Hollywood Improv; in from LA)
Geoff Asmus (JFL Montreal; Bridgetown; Boston Comedy Fest)
Sarah Sherman (Lincoln Lodge; Helltrap Nightmare)
Sneaky Special Guest(s)  (Probz)

Yo okay so yeah exactly what we said earlier, right before the lineup: tonight is gonna fucking rule in a huge way.  Bring friends because they’re good, but if not it’s okay just plan on making a cool friend or two.  9pm.  Free.  Bar DeVille.

Parlour Car ~ March 2nd, 2017


Yooooooo hello friends hey okay yes.  Alright so sometimes there’s a whole bunch fun cool friends in town visiting and it’s like maybe there’s not enough room for everyone on a single standup show, but what if we just said fuck that and booked everyone and we all had a hot fun cool time?  Right exactly, the second option sounds way more dope so we’re gonna do that tonight because for sure.  It’s gonna rule hard like always so bring some friends because friends rule the hardest.  Le peep:

Brian Babylon (Comedy Central; NPR’s Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me)
Peter Kim (Second City; Crowd Sourced; Laugh Factory)
Brandi Denise (2 Queens 1 Mic; Laugh Factory)
CJ Toledano (Bleacher Report; The Onion; Fallon)
Bob Palos (Lantern Hall; in from NYC)
Dale McPeek (Dale’s Very Important Comedy Show)
Eli Hamilton (Laugh Factory; Live From the Basement)
Audrey Jonas (Hoo Ha Comedy)
AJ Lubecker (Laugh Factory; Funked UP Fridays)
Sneaky Special Guest (maybs)

So okay yeah this is a shitload of comics but it’ll be way major good and fun and cool.  Come hang if you’re into things that are cool and good.  9pm.  Free.  Bar DeVille.

Parlour Car ~ February 23rd, 2017


Sup friends hey hi hello cool hi. Yet another way tardy post here but it’s okay because tonight is gonna be real top notch. We’re talking big time top notch cool hot times.  Yo call a best friend and let’s have a best friend’s time together. Also let’s peep this red hot fire pants lineup:

Felonius Munk (Comedy Central; The Nightly Show)
Matty Ryan (MTV’s Acting Out; NBC’s Chicago Justice)
Kellye Howard (NBC’s Last Comic Standing; NBC’s Chicago Justice)
Rachel McCartney (100 Proof Comedy; Laugh Factory)
Zach Peterson (Arguments & Grievances; VHS Show)
Justin Golak (Rooftop Comedy; Album “Safe Space)
Kate Bennett (Galentine’s Day Show)

Okay cool fun good. Come hang even if your friends are busy, you can make a cool new friend or two or three. 9pm. Free. Bar DeVille.

Parlour Car ~ February 16th, 2017

Hi, hello! The weather robot on my phone says it’s going to be 61 degrees tomorrow, so if you come out to the show tonight and drink until it’s tomorrow, you probably only need a light jacket. Is that how meteorology or time works? It’s hard to say. What I do know for sure is that all these pals will be on our not-really-haunted-haunted-stage tonight:

Derek Smith (The Lincoln Lodge)
Xavier Lamont (Comedy Central; Laugh Factory)
Reena Calm (Laugh Factory; Zanies)
Stephanie Hasz (The Comedy Exposition; Parlour Car)
Bill Bullock (It’s Happening)
Dan Sheehan (We Still Like You; Not a Wolf)
Madeleine Russell (Making her Parlour Car debut!)
Sam Norton (Last Parlour Car before moving to Canada!)

It’s gonna be good good good times. Also, we have a new couch. With a matching chair and everything. Come sit on it. 9pm.  Free.  Bar DeVille.

Parlour Car ~ February 9th, 2017


Whoaaaaaaaa friends whoa whoa whoa 100% latest post ever of all time for real most likely probably.  Zero time for the chatting here.  Tonight’s show will rule like it always rules.  Bring friends.  Peep:

T. Murph (Comedy Central; Key & Peele; NBC’s Chicago Fire)
Matty Ryan (MTV’s Acting Out; NBC’s Chicago Justice)
Alex Kumin (NBC Breakout Fest; Lincoln Lodge)
Stephanie Hasz (Bridgetown Comedy Fest; Parlour Car)
Cleveland Anderson (Hooray for Me Show)
Paul Thomas as Dan Peff (Defiant Thomas Brothers)
Aaron Sutherland (This Week’s Show)
Sneaky spesh?  (maybs)

Cool cool okay yes come hang and bring friends and have them bring a friend.  Yes good. 9pm.  Free.  Bar DeVille.