The Lincoln Lodge’s Mark Geary has spent a life in comedy

Mark Geary and Justin Kaufmann

The Lincoln Lodge’s Mark Geary joins Justin to talk about his life in comedy, how he became interested in comedy, starting as a stand-up comedian, transitioning to producing shows, the Lincoln Restaurant closing a few years ago, moving the Lincoln Lodge comedy showcase to Subterranean in Wicker Park, the search for a new space, the Chicago Comedy Festival, the importance of a good comedy environment, nurturing talent, the vibrant independent comedy scene in Chicago, what makes a good comedian, the significance of having integrity and what it takes to make it in Chicago.

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