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  NIGHTSPOTS

That Guy
by Kirk Williamson, Nightspots Editor
2011-03-30

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Are you ready to laugh? I said, are you ready to LAUGH? Then your funny bone's gonna get a bunch of attention in the next few weeks in our lovely gay-ass bars.

Comedy never looked so gorgeous as Parlour's new Comedy Beauty Parlour, every Saturday night in April. There's stand-up, improv and all the croutons you'd expect in your comedy salad. Dressing on the side.

Comedian Eddie Safarty goes all Mental at Sidetrack on Wed., April 13 to benefit Lambda Legal.

Don't forget the comedy open mic each Monday at 3160, hosted by the delightfully monikered Thomas Bottoms. Who knows, you may see a certain Nightspots editor sharpening his chops on that very stage. And since there is only one Nightspots editor, I'll leave it up to you to solve this most difficult riddle.

Speaking of sharp chops, I'll cut a bitch from the judge's panel at this year's Windy City Gay Idol events. I'm just as bitter as ever and ready to give it to ya at each Gay Idol event, including the kickoff night April 6 at The Glenwood and the second prelim Mon., April 11 at The Call. I hope you've been practicing. One tip: If you're a gay man, do not sing Elton John. Too easy.

For more in-depth tips from someone who's actually worked in the music industry, see Marc "Moose" Moder's column on page 10.

And for more Moose-y goodness, check him out going to town on a Lucky box of cereal on page 30. He had won it at Big Chick's St. Patty's Bear Den. Not quite a pot of gold, but still very nourishing.

Happy 6th anniversary to Gary and the Flesh Hungry Dog Show at Jackhammer. Rock out with your cock securely held in your BVDs Friday, April 8 with The Joans, Patty Elvis, Planet Claire and the comedic stylings of The Puterbaugh Sisters.

Hey, I asked if you were ready to laugh. You've been adequately warned. Nightspots hereby absolves itself of any responsibility should you cramp up. During laughter, anyway. And even then.

kirk@windycitymediagroup.com


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