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  • Gabriel Iglesias
    The Punchline Comedy Club sets it sights on finding a new home
    With its 33rd anniversary on the horizon this February, The Punchline Comedy Club has set it sights on finding a new home. Prior to moving in April 2015, Atlanta’s oldest comedy club will host a whirlwind of special events and shows,...
  • "Man Seeking Woman"
    Weird comedy makes ‘Man Seeking Woman’ worth watching
    On Tuesday, the official Twitter account of “Man Seeking Woman” focused on discussing the quirky characters who are essential to the show. A blind date can eat the red rose and skip the appetizers, but the show promises there is still...
  • Slylock Fox is making a bid to become the nation's most popular fitness guru
    Meet the hottest new fitness guru: Slyock Fox
    One of the funnies page's most brilliant detectives is apparently on the hunt for a new career.Slylock Fox, that constantly chipper do-gooder who fights against con artists like Shady Shrew and Reeky Rat, has a new occupation. Take a gander,...
  • 17th SF Independent Film Festival
    The 17th SF Independent Film Festival, (SF IndieFest), February 5-19
    SF IndieFest returns to the Roxie and Brava theatres in San Francisco and the Humanist Hall in Oakland, February 5 to 19 for its 17th year showcasing some of the finest independent films, parties, and digital programs from around the world. Some...
  • Johnny Depp's 'Mordecai' not pastiche, perfectly cricket comedy, jolly good fun
    Johnny Depp's 'Mordecai' NOT pastiche; perfectly cricket comedy, jolly good fun
    A flop. That's what Inquistr called "Mordecai" Johnny Depp's new movie, Jan. 25. Predictably, the word pastiche was bantered about. That's what reviewers always say when they can't come up with anything else. So it...
  • 'BoJack Horseman: Season 1'
    DVD review: 'BoJack Horseman: Season 1'
    As one of many Netflix original series, 'BoJack Horseman' is the service's first foray into animation.Let's see how they did.BoJack Horseman (Will Arnett) is a washed-up, middle-aged horse/actor who was once the lead on a family...
  • Shake down the winter doldrums with the UP Comedy Club
    Shake down the winter doldrums with the UP Comedy Club
    There’s no shortage of laughs this winter thanks to the UP Comedy Club on the third floor of Piper’s Alley at 230 W. North Avenue in Chicago where a host of hot comedy acts are bound to warm patrons from January through March.New York...
  • Robert Dubac
    'The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron' answers what women want with surpring balance
    Yesterday, Jan. 24, The Marcus Center held its final performance of Robert Dubac's one-man comedy show, "The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron." The 90-minute show addresses the age-old question: What do women want? While this question and...
  • A cool candid of Larry Fine, a core member of legendary comedy team the Three Stooges for over 40 years, circa 1959
    Paging Larry Fine: Author Steve Cox recalls the lovable Three Stooges numbskull
    You nitwit you! Forty years ago this week, Larry Fine, best known as the frizzy haired lightning rod of the Three Stooges, passed away in Woodland Hills, California, at only age 72.In an all-encompassing interview debuting exclusively in this...
  • 'Flirting With Disaster'
    DVD review: 'Flirting With Disaster'
    If you want to see David O. Russel's early work, you have to travel way back to the mid-90s. His debut was an independent feature called 'Spanking The Monkey.'This is not a review of that still-unseen film.This is a review of his next...
  • 'Alan Partridge'
    DVD review: 'Alan Partridge'
    Though Steve Coogan might have a modicum of name recognition in America, he is very well known in his native England. His most-beloved character is a cocky radio personality named Alan Partridge.Let's explore the character's feature film...
  • Another Murder, Another Show!
    Pegasus mixes nostalgia with farce in Another Murder. Another Show!
    Once a year about this time (Christmas season through late January) Pegasus Theatre presents what has affectionately been dubbed the “Black and Whites” a spoof/homage to the classic film noir murder mysteries such as Charlie Chan, The...
  • The Cupcake Conspircy
    Rover's Cupcake Conspiracy a clever, scrumptious diversion
    The Cupcake Conspiracy is an amusing low-key farce of mistaken identity. Max Gary Eoff) and Suzie are separated and in the process of getting a divorce when Max meets the wrong woman (Natasha) for his first cyberdate.They ignore red flags,...
  • Goodman and Jane Ace
    Old-time radio, 21 January: Jane Ace's Greatest Debate
    “She’s fine, if you like Jane,” Goodman Ace would enjoy telling those who asked, in the years after the couple behindEasy Acesleave radio behind. And many did. Not quite enough to make the show an overwhelming ratings hit, but...
  • Dick Tracy meets the cast of "Funky Winkerbean" in one of comics' more unusual team-ups
    Dick Tracy meets his most dastardly nemesis: Funky Winkerbean
    When Dick Tracy encounters the criminal element, he typically tangles with villains whose names articulate the root of their inability to meld with society around them. Pruneface's wrinkly visage ensures he will always be alone. Flattop's...