South Side is an inside joke even outsiders will get

Comedy Central’s South Side isn’t interested in making north-siders—or any nonsouth-side Chicagoan, for that matter—laugh, but it’s sure to get plenty of kicks out of them anyway. 

The show often feels like an inside joke only natives of the area would understand, yet central characters Simon and Kareme and their larger community feel like folks anyone can relate to. As in any other neighborhood, people argue, bond, and compete when it comes to making a dollar. 

Read the full story in the Chicago Reader.

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