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  • Submissions being accepted for the 2015 Laughing Skull Comedy Festival
    Submissions being accepted for the 2015 Laughing Skull Comedy Festival
    The Laughing Skull Comedy Festival has announced today that it is now accepting submissions for its 2015 Festival. For years, comedians have bemoaned comedy festivals – particularly the submission process. As a struggling comedian, one is...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' promotional video with Chris Pratt and Ariana Grande introduces the show's 40th season
    Chris Pratt jokes with Ariana Grande and mistakes her for a Spaniard on 'SNL'
    According to Spin on Saturday, "Guardians of the Galaxy's" Chris Pratt and musical guest Ariana Grande partake in a couple of comic spoofs for NBC's "Saturday Night Live." The show marks the 40th Anniversary of the show...
  • 'The League: Season 5'
    DVD review: 'The League: Season 5'
    When you combine fantasy football, friendship and comedy, you get 'The League.' We are up to the fifth season, if you are keeping score on the home video releases.Please refer to the previous season's review to catch up.The gang is...
  • The Burrito Lady
    Countdown To WO+MEN 4 APPLAUSE: One On One With The Burrito Lady
    I believe people come into each others lives at the right time; as students and teachers of experiences, carrying messages or lessons helping our growth, while moving us forward towards our purpose. Over a year ago, I had the pleasure of meeting ...
  • a job, a wife, a life
    The Birth, Life and Afterlife of Web Series "a job, a Wife, a Life"
    A month ago, Actor Brett Golov contacted me with an idea he couldn’t shake off his mind. He wants to make a successful web series. Not one of those obsolete half-hour sitcoms that air once a week and die in any given season when the audience...
  • Montreal comedy listings
    Montreal comedy listings
    Feel like taking in an evening of comedy? Hoping to score a spot on an open mic? The following is a list of Montreal comedy shows, not including festivals and special events.Sundays:Macsimum Open Mic, 9 p.m. Mclean’s PubStand-up at the ...
  • Sherlock Holmes on Ice
    Pocket Sandwich's Sherlock Holmes On Ice loopy delight
    At the legendary Pocket Sandwich Theatre, where (usually) merriment is the coin of the realm, you will find Sherlock Holmes on Ice, Ben Schroth's sequel to Sherlock Holmes vs. Godzilla. A sly, coy, spoof, laced with current topics and...
  • Fall festivals find their way to the city and suburbs of Chicago
    Fall festivals find their way to the city and suburbs of Chicago
    Jesse Spencer and Taylor Kinney, stars of the NBC drama Chicago Fire, will appear at the Great Chicago Fire Festival on Saturday, October 4. Presented by Redmoon with the City of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events...
  • Bill Irwin as "Mr. Business"
    "Old" Clowns, Hilarious Tricks: Bill Irwin and David Shiner at the Geary Theater
    I still remember how hard I laughed and how much I enjoyed every minute of Fool Moon, the amazing two-person clown show—if I can put it like that for now—starring Bill Irwin and David Shiner, which I saw about 15 years ago. When I...
  • Aaron Bleyaert of 'Clueless Gamer' open to suggestions on what video games to review on the next 'Conan' show
    'Clueless Gamer' open to suggestions for video games on the next 'Conan' show
    According to the Twitch website on Tuesday, TBS's "Conan's" producer and "Clueless Gamer's" Aaron Bleyaert made a Twitch broadcast today about being open to suggestions on which games should appear for review by...
  • Tusk
    Tusk
    What if two radio guys sat around and made up a movie on the air? In this case, it actually wasn’t radio guys, because they weren’t broadcasters, but podcasters. I guess the fine distinction between broad and pod is that pod goes out...
  • The PIT Mainstage
    The P.I.T.’s solution for nervous improv beginners
    Improvisation can be a daunting concept. The idea of standing on stage in front of an entire audience without so much as an idea of a scene, let a lone a script, is enough to rattle the nerves of even the most experienced comedian. But it is often...
  • Comedian Geoff Tate returns to Nashville 9/24/2014
    Geoff Tate (Comedy Central, Late Late Show) comes to The East Room 9/24/2014
    When college doesn’t appeal to you, you can’t find a good job, and you have a hard time passing drug tests, you’re really only left with one career option, stand-up comedy. Geoff Tate discovered this life path only a few short...
  • The Castro Theatre Remembers Lauren Bacall
    Castro Theatre renmembers sceen legend Lauren Bacall -- Oct. 1, 12, 19
    The Castro Theatre pays tribute to Hollywood legend and sultry screen siren Lauren Bacall. On October 1, 12 and 19, the Castro Theatre will present some of the best of Ms. Bacall's work in three double feature programs—including three...
  • Greg Walloch
    Storyteller and comedian Greg Walloch: 'I want people to have a great time'
    Los Angeles-based comedian Greg Walloch has received attention for his unique perspective as a gay man with cerebral palsy. But he asserts that he's not out to make a major social statement. "First and foremost, I want people to have a...