From Sarah Liss of CBC:
- Funny people Second City honcho Andrew Alexander talks about the comedy troupe’s 50th anniversary
“If you talk to Conan O’Brien, he says it was the show that had the greatest influence on his comedy work. Judd Apatow was a die-hard SCTV fan. Ben Stiller was a huge fan. You have all these iconic comedic talents who are fans. When people talk about the cultural influence of Second City over the decades, it’s just extraordinary â€“ not just the direct influence of the players, but the number of people who count themselves as fans.” Read more.