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Montreal Comedy Festival
Last November, this Yale-educated New York Times contributor was on a book-promo tour plugging his Dutton-published literary parody "The Areas of My Expertise" when he made an appearance on "The…
The Gotham-based sketch quartet includes Aziz Ansari, Rob Huebel, Paul Scheer and Jason Woliner. A veteran improv performer, Scheer teamed with fellow thesp Huebel and Aspen award-winning standup…
Sharing an affinity for beer, skateboarding and movie-making, multihyphenates Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer first bonded during their junior high days in Berkeley, Calif. After…
Murphy, 24, started doing standup during her freshman year at Loyola Marymount -- and things started moving quickly for her. She braved open mics. She got laughs easily. She ventured to New York to…
Canadian native Peters doesn't see eye to eye with the MPAA on this whole piracy issue. For 17 long years he's been toiling as a standup, slowly building a fan base in his native country. But it…
Observational comedians tend to obsess about distinguishing themselves onstage. Tosh prefers to lie. His rapid-fire, cocky cadence covers a random smattering of self-deprecating tall tales -- i.e…
The sketch group met in a spillover dormitory in Brooklyn in 2000. Made up of Trevor Moore, Darren Trumeter Jr., Sam Brown, Zach Cregger and Timmy Williams, The Whitest Kids come from all over -…
Two Montreal genre film festivals are celebrating their 10th anniversaries. Fantasia, one of North America's leading Asian and fantasy film fests, kicks off today with the Canuck preem of British…
NBC's "The Tonight Show" will air three segments from the Montreal Just For Laughs comedy festival next week.
Canuck comedy festival Just for Laughs is calling for submissions to its 18th annual showcase, set to unspool July 13-23 in Montreal.
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