They finally made a romantic comedy about abortion
Future IslandsWith Ed Schrader's Music BeatTriple Rock Social Club, MinneapolisFriday, March 28, 2014Samuel T. Herring is to indie rock what Louis C.K. is to comedy. Both men are extraordinary creatives inhabiting the black T-shirted bodies of the everyman. They eschew makeup, glitz, and artifice. T ... More >>
A factor in the decline of decent art was recently dragged onto center stage by the New York Times in an article called "Brooklyn Communal Cool: The Brand." The piece, authored by a person who spells "mic" like "mike," focuses on a communal-living quarters in Brooklyn called the Clubhouse and its ti ... More >>
There's nothing funny about the Minnesota native's comedic success
Chris Kluwe's year of winning continues -- weeks after playing a key role in defeating Minnesota's proposed same-sex marriage ban, the Vikings punter has been named Salon's Sexiest Man of 2012.Salon's eccentric Sexiest Men list is about "real men" who represent "more than Ryan Seacrest gross and gen ... More >>
It's only after seeing Brian Regan's act -- exuberantly silly, theatrically performed, sharply observed -- that you realize, in retrospect, it was clean enough for network TV. None of the jokes feel edited or sanitized, and the topics run the gamut, from embarrassing personal anecdotes about driv ... More >>
Alan Moore, Louis C.K., Bethany Larson, and more
Famous comics credit Acme as a Midwest mainstay
The first official weekend of the summer is here! Let's do this!
Miss Cho if yo' nasty Margaret Cho's comedic motives, heritage and body type have been dissected more than a pile of frogs in a 5th grade science class. At the end of the day, Cho is a fierce and funny ambassador for the Korean American community who makes amazing jokes about her parents, loves t ... More >>
photo via Louis CK's websiteLast Friday night comedian and director Louis CK came to the State Theatre for two nearly sold-out shows. Both performances lasted well over an hour, and included new material from the prolific, spot-on curmudgeon.
The Dressing Room made its debut on Facebook last week, and for our first ticket giveaway in a while, we'll be offering Louis CK tickets on our page at 1 p.m. According to Live Nation, the response to the show featuring the popular comedian has been overwhelming and they're expecting a sol ... More >>
That ill-gotten fortune Cook's spent the last half decade amassing? It's been methodically drained by his deadbeat half brother. How sweet it is.
Influential comedian Lenny Bruce is the subject of a panel discussion featuring Stand Up! Records' Dan Schlissel.
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