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Gilda’s LaughFest announces Iliza Shlesinger, Sinbad and more in first round of talent for 2017 festival

Gilda’s LaughFest announces Iliza Shlesinger, Sinbad and more in first round of talent for 2017 festival

By | December 7, 2016 at 10:07 am | No comments

Today, officials from the nation’s first-ever community-wide festival of laughter, Gilda’s LaughFest, announced the first round of talent and shows scheduled for the festival’s seventh year to be held March 9 to 19, 2017, in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan and surrounding...

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Comedian Jeannette Rizzi bringing BLINDSIDED to New York on Saturday, January 21

Comedian Jeannette Rizzi bringing BLINDSIDED to New York on Saturday, January 21

By | December 6, 2016 at 6:17 pm | No comments

Comedian Jeannette Rizzi will star in a special performance of her solo show Blindsided at 8 pm on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 at Actors Theatre Workshop in Manhattan. Tickets ($25 each) are now available at BrownPaperTickets.com. As raw as it is funny, Blindsided is a personal...

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Thanksgiving fun! Watch these married Pilgrims clash over Native Americans

Thanksgiving fun! Watch these married Pilgrims clash over Native Americans

By | November 23, 2016 at 12:30 pm | No comments

This weekend we celebrate Thanksgiving, or as some correct history purists might refer to it-- the systematic murder of the original American settlers. A lot has been written about the first Thanksgiving. How accurate those accounts in American History books that line the...

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WATCH: Reggie Watts goes Spatial in new Netflix comedy special

WATCH: Reggie Watts goes Spatial in new Netflix comedy special

By | November 22, 2016 at 7:07 pm | No comments

Comedian/musician Reggie Watts brings viewers along on a one-of-a-kind surrealist experimental comedy adventure in his Netflix Original Comedy Special, Reggie Watts: Spatial, premiering Friday, December 6. The completely improvised show weaves together sketches, short stories,...

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Barack Obama biopic BARRY, Netflix releases trailer … watch it now!

Barack Obama biopic BARRY, Netflix releases trailer … watch it now!

By | November 21, 2016 at 5:32 pm | No comments

Debuting at the 2016 Toronto Film Festival to critical acclaim, Barry is a nuanced, artistic exploration of a pivotal year in the life of the 44th President of the United States. A young Barack Obama, known to his friends as “Barry,” arrives in New York City in the fall of...

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Here’s the ballad about comedian Emo Philips you never knew you wanted until now (AUDIO)

Here’s the ballad about comedian Emo Philips you never knew you wanted until now (AUDIO)

By | November 21, 2016 at 4:48 pm | No comments

To say it’s a rarity that a musician is inspired to write a song about a comedian would be an understatement. And that’s why this just-released song about universally respected comedian Emo Philips is such an endearing, thoughtful tribute. Written and performed by musician...

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Saturday Night Live, Kristen Wiig, Cecily Strong make Thanksgiving less painful (Videos)

Saturday Night Live, Kristen Wiig, Cecily Strong make Thanksgiving less painful (Videos)

By | November 21, 2016 at 2:50 pm | No comments

This may be the most tenuous Thanksgiving for families in the history of modern day Thanksgivings. And doubt the Election 2016 will be the made reason. Thankfully, Saturday Night Live delivered a trio of stellar sketches to help us all connect in our pain and misery. And because...

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Dave Chappelle will release three new comedy specials on Netflix

Dave Chappelle will release three new comedy specials on Netflix

By | November 21, 2016 at 12:20 pm | No comments

We'll have more information on Dave Chappelle's deal with Netflix as it's available. But for now here's what we just got from Netflix. Exciting stuff to say the least. Dave Chappelle is bringing his blistering brand of comedy to Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV...

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SF Sketchfest presents Kids in the Hall, Jon Hamm, Megan Mullally and more!

SF Sketchfest presents Kids in the Hall, Jon Hamm, Megan Mullally and more!

By | November 18, 2016 at 1:43 pm | No comments

SF Sketchfest presented by Audible will celebrate the 16th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival January 12-29, 2017, with more than 200 shows featuring top comedic talents performing in 20 venues across the city. The 17-day festival will feature major comedy stars and the best...

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