Before I promote my stuff, let me promote some more of my stuff: If you enjoyed the show The Big C, you can read my writeup of the finale here at the AV Club.
2.) Witty Women at the Book Cellar on October 6 at 7 PM: Featuring: Jen Lancaster, Stacey Ballis, Claire Zulkey (me!), Amy Guth, and Wendy McClure. Eat, drink, and laugh with some of the best writers and humorists Chicago has to offer. Seating is limited so come early!