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Arguments & Grievances

Arguments & Grievances is a live comedy series and podcast featuring comedians debating outlandish topics with audiences choosing the victor. An outrageous enterprise exploring the heated issues of the day, including: "Hugs vs. Drugs", "Dr. Dre vs. Dr. Seuss", and "Batman vs. Spiderman." 

The series and podcast is produced entirely by Zach Peterson, Heidi Butler ad Chris Charpentier. Half comedy show, half rhetorical fight to the death, Arguments & Grievances is an impressive showing of live comedy, absurdity, and engaging fun.


David Gborie vs Sean Jordan
(Old English vs Mickeys)

Martin Morrow vs Heidi Butler

Ryan Singer vs Kyle Ayers
(Bros vs Hoes)

Andrew Polk vs Andrea Moore
(Guy Friends vs Girl Friends) 

"2014 BEST OF CHICAGO - VARIETY SHOW" - Chicago Magazine

"It's smart, high-stakes tomfoolery disguised in a brilliant, faux-brainy conceit....This show is a riot."
- Jason Heidemann, Chicago Tribune

"'s funny, really funny.” 
- Allison Kelley, The Chicagoist

"This excellent debate series enlists some of the city's funniest underground comedians.” 
- Keith Griffith

Earlier Event: September 22
Piano Bar
Later Event: September 22
A Cold Hour with Rory Scovel