Comic & Writer Mike Houlihan - Chicago, IL

by Mike Houlihan
(Chicago, IL, USA)

Entertainer Mike Houlihan

Entertainer Mike Houlihan

Join former Chicago Sun-Times Features columnist and comedian Mike Houlihan as he takes you on a trip filled with Irish jokes, anecdotes, and preposterous tales. It’s a one-act digest of his celebrated new book, “Hooliganism Stories”. Mike Houlihan has been writing the “Hooliganism” column in the Irish American News since 1996. The Wednesday Journal said, “Mike Houlihan has been telling stories for a long time…on Broadway, in feature films, and on TV.” For six years Mike sold out theatres with his one-man comic memoir, GOIN’ EAST ON ASHLAND. Now that same genie has been released from the bottle for this tour.

"I don’t often get jealous of other writers but I was always jealous of Mike Houlihan, especially when he was writing a column for the Sun-Times called “Houli in ‘da Hood”. Mike is a Renaissance man. He’s an actor. He’s a producer. He’s a writer. Mike Houlihan has a perfect ear for the way we speak. “Houli in ‘da Hood” was one of my all-time favorite columns in the Chicago Sun-Times.

In the grand tradition of great Chicago writers…you have to go out and get “Hooliganism”. It is a collection that oozes Chicago". ----Rick Kogan, WGN, The Sunday Papers.

“You root for the big lug when he details a half century of close encounters with pols, cops, nuns, his wife, barkeeps, thespians, bosses, and assorted nitwits…a chronicle of a life lived to the hilt, defiantly and with gusto.”----Jeff Johnson, Chicago Sun-Times.

“Chicago’s loudest and largest leprechaun grabs his audience in a bear hug and never lets go. ----Lon Grahnke, Chicago Sun-Times

“South-Siders may rank it beside the Book of Kells.”---Dolores Madlener, The New World.

Spend an hour with Mike Houlihan and then meet the author as he signs his book. “Hooliganism”. DVDs of GOIN’ EAST ON ASHLAND also available at the event.

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“Very Funny!”-The Reader
“Extremely Funny!”-Lerner
“Delightfully Funny!”-Sun-Times
“Salty…Hilarious”-Pioneer Press
“Wild Adventures”-Chicago Tribune
“Hooliganism at its best!”-WGN

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