This comedy roast battle hosted by a legendary comedy club in Illinois has the perfect name, "Sticks and Stones."

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Chicago's Lincoln Lodge Is Hosting A "Sticks And Stones" Comedy Roast Battle

The Lincoln Lodge is a legendary comedy club in Chicago. They feature all kinds of fun shows including their latest, "Sticks and Stones Comedy Roast Battle."

According to, 

"Every Thursday at 8 pm in the Lincoln Lodge Theatre you can watch some of Chicago’s funniest people say the meanest things about each other!"


"Every show will feature a panel of judges that will start each show telling jokes."


"After the judges have been introduced, the roast battle contestants will go back and forth with their roasts for 5 rounds."

In the end, one comedian will remain standing and win the battle of the roast.


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Warning: this roast battle could get ugly. Comedians live for this kind of stuff. Have you ever seen a comic handle a heckler? It is a thing of beauty, tearing them apart with words. I bet it's a hilarious show.


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