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2014 Stories by Patrick Strait

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  • FEATURED STORY

    Sheng Wang: "I'll probably do standup for another 10 years or so, then retire and deliver pizzas"

    published Apr 15, 2014

    Most standup comedians discover their talents at an early age, be it as the class clown or oddball in school. Sheng Wang wasn't one of those people."I was never the go-to funny guy or anything like th... More >>

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    Deon Cole talks Black Box, Googling himself

    published Apr 09, 2014

    Deon Cole isn't someone you forget easily. He's been synonymous with Conan O'Brien since his brief Tonight Show run back in 2009, and has been a writer and performer on Conan since its inception, beco... More >>

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    We played "F*ck, Marry, Kill" with Kristen Schaal

    published Apr 03, 2014

    Is there anything that Kristen Schaal can't do?Whether she's playing the psychotically obsessed NBC page Hazel Wassername on 30 Rock, psychotically obsessed Conchords super fan Mel on Flight of the Co... More >>

  • Cheech & Chong

    published March 19, 2014

    We may be a month away from April 20, but it's still about to get super hazy up in here. This Friday night, the OGs of stoner comedy, Cheech and... More >>

  • Jeff Caldwell

    published March 12, 2014

    For some parents, their worst fear is that their child will forgo the somewhat "safe" route of heading to college and getting a real job in favor... More >>

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    Cheech Marin talks comedy, cartoons, and weed (obviously)

    published Mar 19, 2014

    If you've ever heard of marijuana, chances are you know about Cheech and Chong. The original stoners of comedy have one of the longest lasting careers in history, with dozens of albums, films, and ev... More >>

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    Jeff Caldwell: "I insist that people address me as 'Doctor'"

    published Mar 13, 2014

    For some parents, their worst fear is that their child will forgo the somewhat "safe" route of heading to college and getting a real job in favor of becoming something like an actor or a  standup... More >>

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    Local comedian Isaac Witty on Conan tonight

    published Mar 05, 2014

    Another Twin Cities comedian will be showing up on the small screen tonight. Isaac Witty is set to perform on Conan. A longtime veteran of the local comedy scene, Witty has performed at basically ever... More >>

  • Mick Foley

    published February 19, 2014

    In the late '90s, wrestling fans all over the world were packing arenas with signs that read "Foley is God." These days, former WWE superstar Mick... More >>

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    Trivia Mafia hosts Oscar movie trivia night this Tuesday

    published Feb 24, 2014

    This Sunday night is the biggest event of the year for A-list actors, directors, and middle-aged moms who LOVE red-carpet fashion. The Academy Awards is Hollywood's chance get sauced and celebrate the... More >>

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    WWE superstar Mick Foley: "I don't do standup; I'm a storyteller"

    published Feb 20, 2014

    In the late-'90s, WWE superstar Mick Foley was known as the "hardcore legend" of pro wresting, thanks to his brutal, bloody brawls with the likes of Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock. He's been thr... More >>

  • David Koechner

    published February 12, 2014

    For most actors who try their hand at standup, the biggest concern is having overzealous fans yelling out catchphrases and one-liners from their... More >>

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    David Koechner prepares to 'WHAMMY!' Mill City Nights

    published Feb 13, 2014

    Very few actors or comedians are more recognizable these days than David Koechner. With a career that spans more than 15 years, Koechner is probably best known for his loud-mouthed, catchphrase-spitti... More >>

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