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Catch 'Up to Speed,' the Quirky Travelogue from Hulu


Up to Speed, A Hulu Original Series, is a new historical travel series from filmmaker Richard Linklater (the writer/director behind Before Sunrise, Waking Life, and cult-classic Dazed and Confused). Timothy "Speed" Levitch, a quirky historian and travel guide, tours America's most ignored historical sights and gets deeply philosophical with inanimate objects (which often respond in outlandish accents).

Chicagoans can rejoice in episode two—an in-depth tour of the places and monuments connected to the Chicago labor movement—where Speed (a self-proclaimed 'blue collar historian') visits such landmarks as Hobo College and the historical monument for the Haymarket massacre.

Have a favorite "Speedism" (the choice Levitch phrase that left you wondering) from the Chicago episode? Tweet your lines to @HuluUpToSpeed, and check out the Chicago episode here. For more offbeat tours of other historically rich US destinations, like San Francisco, New York, and Virginia, watch Up To Speed, only on Hulu.

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