But in terms of your interest in baseball, if you want to watch baseball with ‘real baseball people,’ then The Cell’s the place to go.


Windy City Story Slam All-City Championships

Go: 10 p.m. Saturday at Viaduct Theater, 3111 N. Western Ave.

Tickets: $8; 773-296-6024; facebook.com/events/309143702497651


The Windy City Story Slam All-City Championship finalists and their winning stories

Pictured: Shannon Cason, Patrick Salem, Luis Perez, Samantha Irby, Scott Whitehair and Cara Brigandi

Shannon Cason

The Moth GrandSLAM champion hit with his tale of “borrowing” $50K in ATM deposits while working at a bank in an attempt to regain gambling losses during a lunch-hour trip to a casino.

Samantha Irby

The Bitches Gotta Eat blogger brought down the house with a hilarious account of getting way more than she bargained for by consenting to a partner’s seemingly harmless fetish request.

Patrick Salem

The local writer and former Marine shared a discussion with his mom about Obama’s gay marriage pronouncement that led to an awkward realization about his parents’ sex life.

Luis Perez

The vocalo.org radio host entertained with a humorous and dramatic story about bullying, underdogs and his love-hate relationship with the sport of running.

Cara Brigandi

The Grown Folks Stories founder earned a trip to the finals with a lively anecdote about pubic hair trimming gone horribly awry.

Scott Whitehair

The This Much Is True storytelling series founder won his spot with a tale inadvertently destroying the one genuine, unmanufactured moment of happiness he encountered at Disney World.