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  • This is where I leave You
    Yep, this is where I leave you!
    This Is Where I Leave You: Rated “R” (1 hour, 43 minutes) Starring: Tina Fey, Jason Bateman, Adam Driver, Rose Byrne, Timothy OlyphantDirected by: Shawn LevyWe all have family, some of ours are more dysfunctional than others, and while...
  • Hannibal Buress
    Bill Cosby is a rapist, says comedian Hannibal Buress
    Bill Cosby, the creator and star of the 1980s incredibly popular “The Bill Cosby Show,” has been called a rapist by Hannibal Buress. Buress, a New York-based comedian, made the extremely unflattering assertion about Cosby – who...
  • Shia LaBeouf makes funny cameo in latest Rob Cantor music video
    Shia LaBeouf makes surprise cameo in latest Rob Cantor epic (Video)
    Whatever else is said aboutShia LaBeouf, one thing's for sure, he's a good sport. In a new music video, posted to YouTube on Oct. 21 by musical comedy performance artist Rob Cantor, a live version of the parody tune, "Actual Cannibal...
  • Local actors face "vampires" in "The Night Watchmen"
    Local actors face "vampires" in "The Night Watchmen"
    Dig it: Three night watchmen. Mysterious wooden boxes. Darkness. Tension. Vampires!Those where some of the things that hit the screen in the teaser trailer for the upcoming film The Night Watchmen. (Watch the trailer here.) Ken Arnold, Executive...
  • Falcon Theatre asks ‘A or B?’ in world premiere comedy by Ken Levine
    Falcon Theatre asks ‘A or B?’ in world premiere comedy by Ken Levine
    Frequently champion of new work The Falcon Theatre presents the world premiere of“A or B?” a new comedy by Ken Levine. Andrew Barnicle directs this comedic, modern day love story, which stars Jules Willcox and Ben Steel.“In...
  • St. Germain returns to Boston
    Dan St. Germain brings some levity to Somerville on October 23
    Comedian, writer and actor Dan St. Germain is gearing up to headline Johnny D’s in Somerville on Thursday, October 23, bringing some levity to this rainy New England week.The much-acclaimed comedian, who released his debut CD, Bad at the...
  • Gilbert Gottfried smile
    Gilbert Gottfried Live in Auburn
    Halligans of Auburn hosted Gilbert Gottfried Live last night, Saturday Oct. 18, 2014. There were two opening acts, but don't consider them a warm-up. There was no easing into the jokes, they dived right in, with experience. We appreciate that,...
  • Jamie Masada at The Laugh Factory
    Laugh Factory aims to bring world peace via Funniest Person in the World contest
    Cappy McGarr, producer of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor (which will air Oct. 23 on PBS) told the Associated Press that the reason Jay Leno won the prize is because of his contributions to national conversations via humor. “You know...
  • Brian Regan
    Brian Regan brings old and new laughs to Milwaukee
    Last night, Oct. 18, Comedian Brian Regan performed at The Riverside Theater in Milwaukee. Regan is referred to as the "comedian's comedian" and is currently the most-recurring comedian guest on "The Late Show with David...
  • Matt McClowry, a bit comfortable?
    Matt McClowry will make you laugh . . . even though he has Asperger's Syndrome
    There's no one quite like Matt McClowry. An awkward, gentle soul trapped in a hulking physique, Matt has been surprising audiences for nearly a decade, putting a sharp edge to universal topics like family, relationships and modern life. Born...
  • 'A Million Ways To Die In The West'
    DVD review: 'A Million Ways To Die In The West'
    While he is always going to be best known for 'Family Guy', Seth McFarlane has already successfully branched out into features with 'Ted'.His followup comes in the form of a rare bird, these days, the western comedy.Let's see...
  • 'Obvious Child'
    DVD review: 'Obvious Child'
    In what may become known as the first abortion romantic comedy, 'Obvious Child' earned itself a ton of attention before anyone actually saw it.Let's see it and arrive at an opinion that way instead of just reading about it.Donna (Jenny...
  • Bill Murray and Jaeden Lieberher star side by side in 'St. Vincent'
    Bill Murray far from angelic in ‘St. Vincent’
    Let’s thank the ones in power for casting Bill Murray as the crotchety, drunk, frustratingly cavalier neighbor in “St. Vincent.” He plays the part like its second nature, as if what we’re seeing is a documentary of who he...
  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
    Alexander's Horrible Day, your laughfest
    We all have bad days, but Alexander brings to his family one terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. It all begins the day before his twelfth birthday when his day starts with some chewing gum stuck is his hair. It then gets worse, much worse...
  • A parade of comedy marches into Chicagoland this fall
    A parade of comedy marches into Chicagoland this fall
    This Friday, Saturday Night Live and Northwestern University alumna Ana Gasteyer kicks off a season of comedy in Chicagoland—as well as homecoming weekend in Evanston—when she serves as grand marshal of the University’s 2014...