February 21, 2011 - 3:31pm
Or maybe it was just Whacky Tie Friday at the old courthouse.
An unidentified member of Karen Sypher's defense team wore the Rolling Stones tongue-and-lips necktie (far right) to the federal courthouse on the day the woman who's had 19 nervous breakdowns—many of them televised—was sentenced to 87 months in the pokey. Sypher was convicted earlier this year of...
February 21, 2011 - 9:31am
Local news for Feb. 21, 2011
"Calling her crime brazen and motivated by 'sheer greed,' a federal judge sentenced Karen Cunagin Sypher Friday to 7 years and 3 months in prison for trying to extort cash, cars and a house from University of Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino." [Courier-Journal]"Last weekend I joined 19...
February 8, 2011 - 8:49am
Local news for Feb. 8, 2011
"In an interview with ABC News, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Bowling Green, said Republicans 'aren’t maybe brave enough' to tackle the deficit. When asked if he will someday run for President, Paul noted that he’s only been in Washington a month. 'Come back and ask me in a few months … We’ll see,' he...
February 1, 2011 - 2:30pm
Second City alumni include Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi and Steve Carell — and that’s just the alphabet’s first three letters. Basically, anybody who has made you laugh since the 1960s — Chris Farley, Tina Fey, Tim Meadows, Bill Murray, Joan Rivers — has some ties to Second City.
This article appears in the January 2011 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.
January 7, 2011 - 9:11am
Here are suggestions for local stories the "world's premier comedy theatre and school of improvisation" should tackle during its improv section (yes, Karen Sypher's one of them).
While much of Second City's It Takes a Ville! show at Actors Theatre's (316 W. Main St.) is already written, some of the performance is apparently improv, based on suggestions from the audience.Here then are some of Louisville's best news stories from the past two years you should consider asking...