Brianna Wellen

Culture editor at @chicago_reader | words at @theavclub, @chicagomag, @vulture | jokes at @besteveningever | riot grrrl | she/her

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Alex Grelle is the new David Bowie
February 25th, 2020
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Hello! It’s Hobert wants to teach you a thing or two
February 6th, 2020
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HBO’s McMillions tells a simmering story of fries and fraud
February 3rd, 2020
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John Mulaney & the Sack Lunch Bunch is basically a fertility drug
January 7th, 2020
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Nine places for laughs in 2019 (and beyond)
December 17th, 2019
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Freelance Wrestling goes to the mat for independent talent
December 10th, 2019
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Scary stories for kids
December 4th, 2019
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Chicago webseries to watch now
December 2nd, 2019
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Ladylike lets women be as gross as they please
November 12th, 2019
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Survivors speak out
November 8th, 2019
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Whitney Chitwood has a comedy bun in the oven
October 15th, 2019
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Comedy takes center stage at the Chicago Podcast Festival
October 15th, 2019
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Chicago Humanities Festival wants you to feel powerful
October 1st, 2019
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Eliana La Casa brings la comedia to the Chicago Women's Funny Festival
August 21st, 2019
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Here's who is on the Pitchfork/Silver Room Block Party/ComplexCon cover (and the winner of our contest!)
July 18th, 2019
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‘Just Kitten Around’: named for cats, made for humans
July 3rd, 2019
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Shannon Noll uses comedy to defy expectations and define themself
June 5th, 2019
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Sliding into @MusicBoxTheatre’s DMs
May 8th, 2019
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Freshman invites performers to share their terrible early art
March 12th, 2019
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Archive dive: The 2004 Senate race was the reality show of the year
February 14th, 2019
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Archive dive: 'What kind of paper is this anyway?'
February 4th, 2019
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The storytelling series We Still Like You wants you to be ashamed of yourself
January 31st, 2019
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Archive Dive: A look back at the 1983 mayoral election
January 28th, 2019
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A live lit series wants you to ask yourself, Am I Man Enough?
January 24th, 2019
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Archive dive: Blvck Vrchives remembers Martin Luther King Jr.'s impact on Chicago
January 21st, 2019
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Archive dive: The Reader tells its Obama stories
January 14th, 2019
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Making sense of Billy Jack, declared America's first action hero by at least one dad
January 3rd, 2019
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Diagnosis: Boring uses surreal comedy to demonstrate the distortional logic of depression
December 20th, 2018
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The Second City’s Algorithm Nation or, The Static Quo feels stuck in the system
December 17th, 2018
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The Chicago hat is definitely the best part of The Princess Switch
December 11th, 2018
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Slow Burn re-creates the daily barrage of information during the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal
October 18th, 2018
chicagoreader.com
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Serenity Now! creates a sober space for performers in a booze-filled industry
October 18th, 2018
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Bob's Burgers returns with a perfectly Tina-centric episode
September 30th, 2018
chicagoreader.com
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Reeling Film Festival, 312 Block Party, and more to do in Chicago this weekend
September 21st, 2018
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Say Cheese Fest
September 19th, 2018
chicagoreader.com
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Cards Against Humanity: Late Night Writers Room
September 19th, 2018
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Laugh at silly kitties at the CatVideoFest while supporting their less fortunate fellow felines
September 7th, 2018
chicagoreader.com
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The roving live talk show The Hoodoisie makes radical politics entertaining and accessible
August 8th, 2018
chicagoreader.com
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The Girl Deep Down Below explores how it feels to be Muslim in America right now
April 30th, 2018
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Bob's Burgers sends the Belchers on adventures in nature in nightlife
April 22nd, 2018
tv.avclub.com
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The Belchers face horrors both real and imagined on a fear-filled Bob's Burgers
April 15th, 2018
chicagoreader.com
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The new Monday night show at Beauty Bar isn't Salonathon, it's Something Else
March 21st, 2018
avclub.com
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The Belcher kids show off their sleuthing skills on a secret-filled Bob's Burgers
March 18th, 2018
avclub.com
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Bob's Burgers returns from a weeks-long hiatus with a schoolyard sensation
March 11th, 2018
chicagoreader.com
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My Dad Wrote a Porno onstage, LIVE, and uncut
March 6th, 2018
chicagoreader.com
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Salonathon ends its weekly performance series with a joyous celebration
February 15th, 2018
chicagoreader.com
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Sons of the Silent Age honored David Bowie’s life and death by playing his Berlin trilogy
January 8th, 2018
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Chicago-made webseries to watch in 2018
January 4th, 2018
chicagoreader.com
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A hot dog with ketchup is delicious—even in Chicago
August 10th, 2017
chicagoreader.com
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Menace is the sisterhood of the Instagram series
July 21st, 2017
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Brianna Wellen is a writer who has produced content for avclub.com, tv.avclub.com, and chicagoreader.com
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