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Saturday Night Live’s season 40 premiere was a disappointment so it can only get better, right?

Saturday Night Live’s season 40 premiere was a disappointment so it can only get better, right?

By | September 29, 2014 at 8:31 pm | One comment

One of the most difficult forms of comedy to execute well is live sketch. I think even the most casual comedy consumers can agree on this. When you see live sketch comedy at a theater done well, it's magical. When it's bad, it's not just bad-- it's excruciating to watch. And...

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Saturday Night Live season 40 premiere live blog: Chris Pratt hosts, Ariana Grande sings

Saturday Night Live season 40 premiere live blog: Chris Pratt hosts, Ariana Grande sings

By | September 27, 2014 at 11:27 pm | 4 comments

After weeks of announced personnel changes, anticipation and predictions, the historic 40th season of Saturday Night Live is finally upon us. And comedy fans, myself included, is expecting a lot from SNL this year. I can't remember a time in my entire life when so many horribly...

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Watch Jon Stewart sing to Michael Che on his last day at The Daily Show

Watch Jon Stewart sing to Michael Che on his last day at The Daily Show

By | September 19, 2014 at 12:12 pm | No comments

As you likely already know, comedian Michael Che is leaving his post as a Daily Show correspondent less than five months after joining Jon Stewart and company. He snagged the job in April, made his first appearance in June and now Michael Che is already gone. In classic Daily...

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Meet Pete Davidson, Saturday Night Live’s newest addition

Meet Pete Davidson, Saturday Night Live’s newest addition

By | September 15, 2014 at 10:59 am | No comments

Comedian Pete Davidson has just become the newest member of Saturday Night Live. Hand-picked by SNL honcho Lorne Michaels to join the 40th season of the iconic sketch show, Davidson now has the opportunity to greatly build on his already growing following in the New York comedy...

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Daily Show’s Michael Che returns to Saturday Night Live as Weekend Update anchor

Daily Show’s Michael Che returns to Saturday Night Live as Weekend Update anchor

By | September 12, 2014 at 1:29 pm | No comments

Less than five months after joining The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, comedian Michael Che is leaving his correspondent post at the critically acclaimed Comedy Central show—but it’s for a very good reason. The former Saturday Night Live scribe is headed back to Midtown...

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Funny Or Die Oddball comedy festival returns: Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, Marc Maron

Funny Or Die Oddball comedy festival returns: Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, Marc Maron

By | June 25, 2014 at 1:01 pm | One comment

Funny Or Die and Live Nation are teaming up again for their second Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival 2014. After a successful touring last year with Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords, Funny or Die will bring in some more of the best comedians...

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Comedy Central’s ‘The Half-Hour’ premieres June 6 with Michael Che and Chris Distefano

Comedy Central’s ‘The Half-Hour’ premieres June 6 with Michael Che and Chris Distefano

By | May 19, 2014 at 4:09 pm | One comment

Comedy Central’s stellar stand-up comedy series The Half-Hour kick off its third season Friday, June 6 at midnight ET with back-to-back comedy specials from comedians Chris Distefano and Michael Che. The quickly-rising Distefano appears on MTV and MTV2’s Guy Code, Girl Code...

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Saturday Night Live’s Michael Che joins The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on Comedy Central

Saturday Night Live’s Michael Che joins The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on Comedy Central

By | April 28, 2014 at 2:38 pm | One comment

Fast-tracked comedy darling Michael Che will literally 'suit up' to join The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in June. The Saturday Night Live writer Che is the second new hire for the Comedy Central fake news show since John Oliver left to launch Last Week Tonight on HBO. UCB alum...

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Preview: Austin’s Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival returns with Kids in the Hall, Marc Maron, Mike Birbiglia, more!

Preview: Austin’s Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival returns with Kids in the Hall, Marc Maron, Mike Birbiglia, more!

By | April 21, 2014 at 10:35 pm | 2 comments

The moon towers of Austin are the last of their kind in the world. Purchased secondhand from the city of Detroit in 1894, the towers were designed for no more threatening a purpose than to illuminate the city-- an early example of nighttime municipal electricity. But when they...

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