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My dad loves basketball, and unfortunately for him, his three daughters are not and were not ballers by any means. I always wondered if he wanted a boy. Not sure his son would have been a baller either, but maybe my imaginary brother would be more interested in the actual sport. 

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In late April, the comedy show I co-produce, “All that Good Stuff,” had a stacked line up of hilarious Chicago comedians for a sold out show at The Elm restaurant in LaGrange, my hometown. Considering I chose the comics that would perform and knew the majority of the audience, I was confiden…

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A few years ago, I performed a horrible set at The Comedy Bar. My first joke didn’t land so I rushed through everything and forgot a punchline. Afterwards I began to question why I was doing stand-up. I was setting myself up for potential failure every time I got on stage. Yet, that night I …

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With talks of a docu-series based on his life, Tom Dreesen has come a long way from a neighborhood kid in Harvey, Illinois. After reading his recent book, “Still Standing…: My Journey from Streets and Saloons to the Stage, and Sinatra,” I was delighted to have the opportunity to sit down wit…

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I once had a man tell me it was his Christmas wish for me to stop calling him. No, it was not my ex-boyfriend, it was my prospective client. Which is worse? My love life or my career?

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After unexpectedly crying at the end of the rom-com "Always Be My Maybe" in July of 2019, I realized I might be a smidge lonely and definitely a smidge dramatic. Who knew a rom-com with Keanu Reeves would have so much influence on me?