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Zach Freeman
Runner, writer, computer nerd (probably not in that order).
Runner, writer, computer nerd (probably not in that order).


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Dwayne Kennedy Talks About His Career and the Chicago Comedy Scene
Dwayne Kennedy and Zach Freeman at Zanies in Chicago Dwayne Kennedy is a Chicago comedy legend and, according to Hari Kondabolu, "the godfather of the current Chicago comedy scene." I sat down to talk with him on Sunday night for the Chicago Tribune before ...

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Kyle Mooney and Dave McCary (SNL/Good Neighbor) See Parts of Themselves in "Brigsby Bear" (Interview)
Dave McCary, Kyle Mooney and Zach Freeman backstage after "Kyle Mooney Live" at Thalia Hall in Chicago Backstage at Thalia Hall after their live show last month (read my Chicago Tribune review of "Kyle Mooney Live" for more on that) co-writer/star Kyle Moon...

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Parent Exercise: Toddler Yoga is Hilarious
Juxtaposition is a great comedy anchor. See: Chris Farley & David Spade Chris Tucker and Jackie Chan   Chris Tmas and Arnold Schwarzenegger Hilarious juxtapositions right? Especially the last one. I mean, HE CAN'T FIND THE TOY! AHHHHH! Anyway, also see: Yog...

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Life of Pi: The Pi Day Pi K Returns to Fleet Feet Stores Across Chicago
I have run a grand total of ONE time since crossing the finish line of the Chicago Marathon in October of last year. I know, I know, I'm disgusted with me too. So when I got Fleet Feet's notice about the Pi Day "Pi K" Fun Run this coming Monday evening (3.1...

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Kevin Runs His Hart Out With Nike+ Run Club
Kevin Hart tells us all to be healthy and whatnot Yesterday morning I gathered with several hundred other runners at the Field Museum for a "spontaneous" run along the lakefront with comedy superstar (seriously, he just sold out the United Center for three ...

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How a Nerd Works
I'm not just a runner. I'm also a nerd... but not in the cool way these days of knowing a lot about the Marvel Universe or microbreweries... in the way of being a programmer. Anyway, I got profiled by the Social Science Research Center at DePaul University ...

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Thursday 5K Doubleheader on the Lakefront: ABC7 Gibbons 5K and Monsters of the 5K
Pre-race rain left the base camp a bit soggy for the ABC7 Gibbons 5K As I mentioned last week , I went in for a double header this past Thursday with the decades old ABC7 Gibbons 5K at 6:25pm and the newly minted Monsters of the 5K/10K at 7:15pm . Since I w...

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I Ran a Mile in Maggie Daley Park
Saturday morning I ran a mile in Maggie Daley Park. That might not sound that exciting but it was part of a new race - the Run the Ribbon Mile Race - that had its first running this weekend. And while I haven't run a straight mile since high school, I had a...

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Run the Ribbon - the Mile Race is Making a Comeback!
Just a few weeks ago I read this article in Chicago Athlete talking about how the mile race was starting to gain popularity. So I looked around for a mile race to run... and found the newly minted Run the Ribbon Mile Race , taking place this coming Saturday...

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Joining the Monsters of the 5K/10K - a Thursday Doubleheader
As I've mentioned (and even occasionally demonstrated ) I like a good multi-race adventure. Especially when the races are very close together. Well, this week I've got two races that couldn't really be closer together without it becoming impossible to do bo...
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