T.J. Miller | The Vic | Stand-Up | Chicago Reader
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When: Fri., Aug. 26 2016
Price: $37
When I saw T.J. Miller perform this past January, he was joined by his longtime sketch group, Heavyweights. But what Miller did can't really be described as "sketch comedy." In a solo scene he remained silent, using only a clown horn to communicate with an unsuspecting audience member whom he brought onstage. He proceeded to silently act out a first date with this person while using a pair of skeleton hands as his real hands (he later tried the same bit on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert). If it sounds strange and uncomfortable, well, it was. But it was also hilarious. These bits, as well as some outrageous personal stories, are vehicles for Miller to welcome people into his absurd mind, all while maintaining a delicate balance between making them laugh and making them cringe. Continue reading>>

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