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Minneapolis comedian Bill Young dies but won’t be forgotten by supportive Twin Cities comedy community (Essay)

Minneapolis comedian Bill Young dies but won’t be forgotten by supportive Twin Cities comedy community (Essay)

By | December 16, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments

We just lost a dear friend of the Minneapolis/St. Paul comedy scene. He passed away sometime between Thursday night and Friday morning. This was the second huge death the scene has had in less than two weeks and we are beyond devastated. The entire landscape of our community has...

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Wayne Brady reveals depression battle: You don’t want to move in the complete darkness (Video)

Wayne Brady reveals depression battle: You don’t want to move in the complete darkness (Video)

By | November 3, 2014 at 12:19 pm | One comment

In yet another reminder that depression can greatly affect anyone – regardless of success or fame – comedian, actor and Let’s Make A Deal host Wayne Brady has revealed he has battled depression most of his life and hit rock bottom last June on his 42nd birthday. “I was...

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Interview: Diagnosis, Maria Bamford

Interview: Diagnosis, Maria Bamford

By | July 26, 2011 at 10:08 am | No comments

"It’s so hard to get an intervention when people don’t think you have any problems," stand-up comic Maria Bamford complains as she tells me about her love of reality shows like Intervention and Confessions: Animal Hoarding. "Would somebody just please meet me at a Best...

Posted in: Interviews, News

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